Night Quotes

Mae west - i feel like a million tonight - - - but one at a...
Alexis carrel - to accomplish our destiny it is not enough to...

Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Philip Gulley
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace, Odes
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten - Pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
Tommy Coope

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
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
George carlin - there are nights when the wolves are silent and...
Your problems and mine, they are nothing new. They are all just another small part of the generic nightmare.
Lewis Ward
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
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.
Mother Theresa
Not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps them from accomplishing their appointed courses with all speed.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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.
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, Where have I gone wrong Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Schulz
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
Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, Where have I gone wrong? Then a voice says to me, This is going to take more than one night.
Charles M. Schulz, Charlie Brown in "Peanuts".
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
Vicomte Turenne, Message sent after the battle of Dunen, 658
History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
Lord John Whorfin
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
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".
Dreaming permits every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement, Forbes Magazine, April 6, 1998
Oh you who are born of the blood of the gods, Trojan son of Anchises, easy is the descent to Hell the door of dark Dis stands open day and night. But to retrace your steps and come out to the air above, that is work, that is labo.
Virgil
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement
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
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
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
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
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
To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.
Sir Walter Scott
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln
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
Blessed is the person who is too busy to worry in the daytime and too sleepy to worry at night.
Unknown
History is a nightmare from which we are trying to awaken.
James Joyce
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
Eddie Canto
Daylight follows a dark night.
Maasai Prove
Everyone who gets sleepy at night should have a simple decent place to lay their heads, on terms they can afford to pay.
Millard Fuller, founder and president, Habitat for Humanity International
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 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
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Dylan Thomas