Night Quotes

Leonard bernstein - a liberal is a man or a woman or a child who...
John keats - there is a budding morrow in midnight....

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
At the opera in Milan with my daughter and me, Needleman leaned out of his box and fell into the orchestra pit. Too proud to admit it was a mistake, he attended the opera every night for a month and repeated it each time.
Woody Allen
Bisexuality automatically doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace

All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dream with open eyes, to make it possible.
T. E. Lawrence
I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddam friends,... they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights.
Oscar Levant
William shakespeare - good night, good night parting is such sweet...
Your problems and mine, they are nothing new. They are all just another small part of the generic nightmare.
Lewis Ward
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton
I feel like a million tonight - - - But one at a time.
Mae West
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, "A Few Figs from Thistles", 1920
The timid and fearful first failures dismay, but the stout heart stays trying by night and by day. He values his failures as lessons that teach The one way to get to the goal he would reach.
Edgar Albert Guest
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents - - Except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets for it is in London that our scene lies, rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton, Paul Clifford
Were I a nightingale, I would act the part of a nightingale were I a swan, the part of a swan.
Epictetus
To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
Alexis Carrel
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling into at night. I miss you like hell.
Edna St. Vincent Millay, Letters, 1952
to be yourself in a world that is doing its best, day and night to make you like everybody else - - Is to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight.
E. e. cummings
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
Eddie Canto
Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.
Herodotus, Inscription, New York City Post Office, adapted from Herodotus
What is life It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time.
Crowfoot
Wait until it is night before saying that it has been a fine day.
French Prove
Splitting the atom is like trying to shoot a gnat in the Albert Hall at night and using ten million rounds of ammunition on the off chance of getting it. That should convince you that the atom will always be a sink of energy and never a reservoir of energy.
Ernest Rutheford
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
Weather forcast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
George Carlin
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".
Take this kiss upon the brow And, in parting from you now, Thus much let me avow - - You are not wrong who deemThat my days have been a dreamYet if hope has flown awayIn a night, or in a day, In a vision, or in none, Is it therefore the less goneAll that we see or seemIs but a dream within a dream.
Edgar Allan Poe
The tradition of all the dead generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living.
Karl Marx, The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte (by Karl Marx)
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
George Orwell
Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience of 4000 critics.
Mark Twain
History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.
James Joyce
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare - Like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers.
William S. Gilbert
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
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
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday.
Unknown, Epitaph on headstone of actor John Wayne (author unknown)
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again.
Og Mandino, The Greatest Miracle in the World
Neither a borrower nor a lender be For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
William Shakespeare