Night Quotes

T. e. lawrence, the seven pillars of wisdom. - all men dream: but not equally. those who dream...
Neil gaiman, good omens - when he stood up, it was a very complicated...

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
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
Each suburban wife struggled with it alone. As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffered Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night - She was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question - Is this all.
Betty Naomi Friedan
Walking women want to see the southern cross at night And so they set aside a sock, and tie their laces tight Yes mournful is the melody that echoes in their heads Without a beat they march along, believing Bach is dead.
The Residents "Duck Stab": Bach is Dead

The moment we indulge our affections, the earth is metamorphosed there is no winter and no night all tragedies, all ennuis, vanish, - All duties even.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
George bernard shaw, major barbara (1907) act 2 - alcohol is a very necessary article... it makes...
I bet what happened was, they discovered fire and invented the wheel on the same day. Then, that night, they burned the wheel.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen
The foolish man lies awake all night Thinking of his many problems; When the morning comes he is worn out And his trouble is just as it was.
Norse Proverb, Myth and Meaning page 72
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
Good night, good night parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare
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, Collected poems (1952)
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
However long the night, the dawn will break.
African Prove
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift.
Seneca
Dreaming permits every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement, Forbes Magazine, April 6, 1998
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
Leonard Bernstein
I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets.
D. H. Lawrence
Wait until it is night before saying that is has been a fine day.
French Prove
Daylight follows a dark night.
Maasai Prove
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
Herb Caen
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything.
Henri Poincare
To thine own self be true -; And it must follow as the night the day; Thou canst not be false to any man.
William Shakespeare
The gates of hell are open, night and day Smooth the descent, and easy the way.
Virgil
Sloth makes all things difficult, but industry, all things easy. He that rises late must trot all day, and shall scarce overtake his business at night, while laziness travels so slowly that poverty soon overtakes him.
Benjamin Franklin
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
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
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Sir Walter Scott
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things that escape those who dream only at night.
Edgar Allan Poe
Goodnight.
Lord Byron, last words
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling second - Rate technology, who led them into it in the first place.
Douglas Adams, The Guardian
I have no trouble with my enemies. But my goddam friends,... they are the ones that keep me walking the floor nights.
Oscar Levant
History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.
James Joyce
Everybody winds up kissing the wrong person good night.
Andy Warhol
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
Steven Wright
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett