Night Quotes

Lord byron - how sweet and soothing is this hour of calm! i...
George orwell - we sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand...

Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace, Odes
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
Bob Dylan
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
Weather forecast for tonight dark.
George Carlin

My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can.
Cary Grant
Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening.
Jerry Coleman
Andy warhol - everybody winds up kissing the wrong person good...
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
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, Hamlet
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
What is life It is the 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
The gates of Hell are open night and day Smooth the descent, and easy is the way But, to return, and view the cheerful skies In this, the task and mighty labor lies.
John Dryden
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 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
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Sir Walter Scott
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Dylan Thomas
Blade There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Dr. Karen Jenson Like what Blade Like me.
Blade
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
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president.
Gerald R. Ford
Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.
Japanese Prove
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
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
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
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
Steven Wright
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
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
If the day and the night are such that you greet them with with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet - Scented herbs, more elastic, more starry, more immortal - - That is your success.
Henry David Thoreau
A councilor ought not to sleep the whole night through, a man to whom the populace is entrusted, and who has many responsibilities.
Homer, The Iliad
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".
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Samuel Johnson
Weather forcast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
George Carlin
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 dreams with open eyes, to make it possible. This I did.
T. E. Lawrence, The Seven Pillars of Wisdom.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come.
Matt Groening, "Life in Hell".
A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.
Marilyn Vos Savant
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