Night Quotes

Philip gulley - fear can keep us up all night long, but faith...
Og mandino, the greatest miracle in the world - beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if...

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
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
Blade There are worse things out tonight than vampires. Dr. Karen Jenson Like what Blade Like me.
Blade
Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening.
Jerry Coleman

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.
Were I a nightingale, I would act the part of a nightingale were I a swan, the part of a swan.
Epictetus
Jim sorensen - a vision without action is called a daydream; but...
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
Vicomte Turenne, Message sent after the battle of Dunen, 658
Do not despair of life. Think of the fox, prowling in a winter night to satisfy his hunger. His race survives I do not believe any of them ever committed suicide.
Henry David Thoreau
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".
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
History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.
James Joyce
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
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
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
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
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
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
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
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
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
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton
For the night was not impartial. No, the night loved some more than others, served some more than others.
Eudora Welty
I think somebody should come up with a way to breed a very large shrimp. That way, you could ride him, then after you camped at night, you could eat him. How about it, science.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
When you have too much month for you paycheck, then what you need to do is realize that there is abundance all around you and focus on the abundance and not your lack and as night follows day abundance will come to you.
Sidney Madwed
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
Daylight follows a dark night.
Maasai Prove
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
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell, (attributed)
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night.
Woody Allen
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over. On succeeding Richard M Nixon as president.
Gerald R. Ford
In the night all cats are gray.
Miguel de Cervantes
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
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