Night Quotes

George orwell - we sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand...
Mother theresa - what you spend years building may be destroyed...

History is made at night. Character is what you are in the dark.
Lord John Whorfin
Fear can keep us up all night long, but faith makes one fine pillow.
Philip Gulley
We are no other than a moving row Of Magic Shadow - Shapes that come and go Round with the Sun - Illumined Lantern held In Midnight by the Master of the Show.
Omar Khayym
Good night, good night parting is such sweet sorrow, That I shall say good night till it be morrow.
William Shakespeare

Everybody winds up kissing the wrong person good night.
Andy Warhol
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
Douglas adams, the guardian - the idea that bill gates has appeared like a...
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
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
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
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
Herb Caen
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace
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
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
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)
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
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
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
Love, unrequited, robs me of my rest Love, hopeless love, my ardent soul encumbers Love, nightmare - Like, lies heavy on my chest, And weaves itself into my midnight slumbers.
William S. Gilbert
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day.
Stephen Jay Gould
Your problems and mine, they are nothing new. They are all just another small part of the generic nightmare.
Lewis Ward
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
In the night all cats are gray.
Miguel de Cervantes
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
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
Ya know, if you treat every comic the way you treated me tonight, You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
Wallace Stevens
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
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
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".
To accomplish our destiny it is not enough to merely guard prudently against road accidents. We must also cover before nightfall the distance assigned to each of us.
Alexis Carrel
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
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
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.
Bette Midle
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