Night Quotes

George carlin - weather forcast for tonight: dark. continued dark...
Herb caen - cockroaches and socialites are the only things...

Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.
William Shakespeare
In the night all cats are gray.
Miguel de Cervantes
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.
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

He should not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, spoken by Elrond
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
D. h. lawrence - i want to live my life so that my nights are not...
Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day.
French Prove
Were I a nightingale, I would act the part of a nightingale were I a swan, the part of a swan.
Epictetus
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves.
Euripides, Iphigenia in Tauris, circa 412 B. C.
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".
Eric Draven Jesus Christ Stop me if you heard this one Jesus Christ walks into a hotel. He hands the innkeeper three nails, and he asks... Can you put me up for the night.
Crow, The
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
Edgar Allan Poe
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
The good people sleep much better at night than the bad people. Of course, the bad people enjoy the waking hours much more.
Woody Allen
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
When he stood up, it was a very complicated motion. If the deck chairs on the Ship to the Sea of Night had opened up, they would have done so like that. It was like he was unfolding himself forever.
Neil Gaiman, Good Omens
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
I think wholeness comes from living your life consciously during the day and then exploring your inner life or unconscious at night.
Margery Cuyle
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
Love has no other desire but to fulfill itself. To melt and be like a running brook that sings its melody to the night. To wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving.
Kahlil Gibran
Good night, good night! parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 2
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace
Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Sir Walter Scott
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
Instead of thinking about where you are, think about where you want to be. It takes twenty years of hard work to become an overnight success.
Diana Rankin
That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
Marvin, _Life, the Universe, and Everything_ by Douglas Adams
Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience of 4000 critics.
Mark Twain
Blade There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Dr. Karen Jenson Like what Blade Like me.
Blade
Charlie Dad, how can you hate The Colonel Stuart Because he puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes ya crave it fortnightly, smartass.
So I Married an Axe Murdere
What is life? It is a flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
Crowfoot
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
Steven Wright
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen