Hours

Hours may refer to:

  • The plural of the unit of time, hour
  • an expression of time using the 24-hour clock system (e.g. "1300 hours")
  • Horae (Hours (mythology)), Greek deities
  • Hours, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, a commune in France
  • 'Hours...', a 1999 album by British musician David Bowie
  • Hours (album), a 2005 album by Welsh rock band Funeral For a Friend
  • Carnegie Unit and Student Hour or credit-hours are a measurement of completed coursework at a college or university.
  • The Hours (film), a 2002 drama film directed by Stephen Daldry
  • The Hours (novel), a 1998 novel written by Michael Cunningham
  • Canonical hours or liturgical hours, divisions of the day which are accompanied by prayers from the liturgy of the hours
    • Book of Hours, a printed book or often a manuscript containing prayers for such hours (e.g. the "Hours of Catherine of Cleves")

Famous quotes containing the word hours:

    Moisture and color and odor thicken here.
    The hours of daylight gather atmosphere.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)

    Clearly the most unfortunate people are those who must do the same thing over and over again, every minute, or perhaps twenty to the minute. They deserve the shortest hours and the highest pay.
    John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)

    There is no human bliss equal to twelve hours of work with only six hours in which to do it.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)