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Waking Up

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Waking up = Becoming conscious

Also see: snooze button

When you wake up in the morning, do not suddenly jump out of bed like a cow or a sheep from its pen. While you are still in bed, relax your mind. Turn within and examine it carefully.
Patrul Rinpoche, Tibetan teacher

Wake up. It’s morning.
– The Black and White Years, Up

Wake up all the teachers time to teach a new way
Maybe then they’ll listen to whatcha have to say
Cause they’re the ones who’s coming up and the world is in their hands.
When you teach the children teach ’em the very best you can.
– Harold Melvin, Peace

You can’t wake a person who is pretending to sleep.
– Oromo proverb, cited in Climate Change: You can’t wake a person who is pretending to sleep.

When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive — to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love.
– Marcus Aurelius

Awe is the beginning of wisdom. Awe is the beginning of education.
Matthew Fox, 21st century spirituality: how do we wake up?

Do you want me to wake you up?
– Conversation


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