Quotes / Not a Morning Person

"Leave me before I'm compelled to use your life-blood as cream for my coffee."

"Morning is wonderful. Its only drawback is that it comes at such an inconvenient time of the day."
Garrett expressing his feelings on the matter

"The morning is evil."

Tash, even secret Imperial plots don't get going until after breakfast.
Zak Arranda on rising at dawn to spy.

Angel: You even look pretty when you go to sleep.
Buffy: Well, when I wake up it's an entirely different story.

Jon: Wake up, Garfield! The early bird gets the worm!
Garfield: The late cat would prefer coffee, pancakes, and a side of bacon.

"It's impossible for humans to wake up at 6 a.m."
Mako Reizei, Girls und Panzer (only to be told she has to get up at 5 a.m. instead!)

"Pierce, you remind me of a dog I once had. He too was cheerful in the mornings, so I gave him to a family of immigrant Japanese and they ATE him!"
Charles Winchester, M*A*S*H

Kaneway's eyelids creaked open with all the associated eloquence of a rusty manhole cover.
— Opening lines of ALIEN!!! by Odon

The death rattle of a mortally wounded telephone is a horrible thing to hear at four o'clock on a Tuesday morning.
— Opening lines of The Concrete Jungle by Charles Stross.