Night Quotes

Willie sutton - it is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in...
Kahlil gibran - love has no other desire but to fulfill itself....

I want to live my life so that my nights are full of regrets.
Fitzgerald
This is the night to go to the theatre, like Abraham Lincoln.
John F. Kennedy, 28 October 1962, after receiving word from Khrushchev that he agreed on a plan to end the Cuban Missile Crisis
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten - Pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
Tommy Coope
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, Where have I gone wrong Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Schulz

The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel.
From "Taxi".
How sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! I thank thee, night! for thou has chased away these horrid bodements which, amidst the throng, I could not dissipate; and with the blessing of thy benign and quiet influence now will I to my couch, although to rest is almost wronging such a night as this.
Lord Byron
Lord byron - how sweet and soothing is this hour of calm i...
Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
The Night has a thousand eyes, And the Day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.
Francis William Bourdillon
However long the night, the dawn will break.
African Prove
I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came.
Jefferson Davis
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true!
Logan Pearsall Smith, Afterthoughts (1931) "Life and Human Nature".
Life is like a blanket too short. You pull it up and your toes rebel, you yank it down and shivers meander about your shoulder; but cheerful folks manage to draw their knees up and pass a very comfortable night.
Marion Howard
Goodnight.
Lord Byron, last words
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME!
Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld episode "The Van Buren Boys" - Broadcast on February 6, 1997
Tis the witching hour of night, Orbed is the moon and bright, And the stars they glisten, glisten, Seeming with bright eyes to listen For what listen they?
John Keats
It is not growing like a tree in bulk doth make man better be; Or standing long an oak, three hundred year, To fall a log at last, dry, bald, and sere, A lily of a day is fairer in May Although it fall and die that night, It was the plant of flower and light, In small proportions we just beauties see; And in short measures, life may perfect be.
Benjamin Johnson
Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince: And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
You must read, you must persevere, you must sit up nights, you must inquire, and exert the utmost power of your mind. If one way does not lead to the desired meaning, take another; if obstacles arise, then still another; until, if your strength holds out, you will find that clear which at first looked dark.
Giovanni Boccaccio, Leitch, Vincent B. ed. The Norton Anthology of Theory and Criticism. New York: Norton, 2001.
History is a nightmare from which I am trying to awake.
James Joyce
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
Confucius
Weather forcast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
George Carlin
There is a budding morrow in midnight.
John Keats
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends, It gives a lovely light.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
To be nobody - But - Yourself - - In a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else - - Means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
E e cummings
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney Dangerfield
Ya know, if you treat every comic the way you treated me tonight, You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
Stephen Jay Gould
To be nobody - But - Yourself - - In a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else - - Means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.
E e cummings
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything.
Henri Poincare
Daylight follows a dark night.
Maasai Prove
Blade There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Dr. Karen Jenson Like what Blade Like me.
Blade
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted.
William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
One of the simple but genuine pleasures in life is getting up in the morning and hurrying to a mousetrap you set the night before.
Kin Hubbard
The gates of hell are open, night and day Smooth the descent, and easy the way.
Virgil
Everybody winds up kissing the wrong person good night.
Andy Warhol
You shall be free indeed when your days are not without a care nor your nights without a want and a grief, But rather when these things girdle your life and yet you rise above them naked and unbound.
Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet