Night Quotes

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
James joyce - history is a nightmare from which we are trying...

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
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have lies in this when I have a subject in hand, I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it. Then the effort that I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
Alexander Hamilton
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, "Hamlet", Act 1 scene 3
Sir walter scott - to all, to each, a fair good night, and pleasing...

My fellow Americans, I must speak to you tonight about a mounting danger in Central America that threatens the security of the United States. This danger will not go away it will grow worse, much worse, if we fail to take action now.
Ronald Reagan
The enemy came. He was beaten. I am tired. Goodnight.
Vicomte Turenne, Message sent after the battle of Dunen, 658
Crowfoot - what is life it is the flash of a firefly in the...
When I am, as it were, completely myself, entirely alone, and of good cheer - Say traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep - It is on such occasions that my ideas flow best, and most abundantly. Whence and how they come, I know not, nor can I force them...
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.
Steve Martin
Tomorrow night I appear for the first time before a Boston audience of 4000 critics.
Mark Twain
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
Many brave men lived before Agamemnon; but all are overwhelmed in eternal night, unwept, unknown, because they lack a sacred poet.
Horace, Odes
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".
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney Dangerfield
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
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
At the opera in Milan with my daughter and me, Needleman leaned out of his box and fell into the orchestra pit. Too proud to admit it was a mistake, he attended the opera every night for a month and repeated it each time.
Woody Allen
It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents - - Except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets for it is in London that our scene lies, rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that struggled against the darkness.
Edward Bulwer - Lytton, Paul Clifford
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.
George Weiss
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Dylan Thomas
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Edgar Allan Poe, "Eleonora".
That young girl is one of the least benightedly unintelligent organic life forms it has been my profound lack of pleasure not to be able to avoid meeting.
Marvin, _Life, the Universe, and Everything_ by Douglas Adams
Ya know, if you treated every comic the way you treated me tonight. You would never see a bad show.
Buddy Hackett
He should not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.
J. R. R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring, spoken by Elrond
Charlie Dad, how can you hate The Colonel Stuart Because he puts an addictive chemical in his chicken that makes ya crave it fortnightly, smartass.
So I Married an Axe Murdere
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
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement
Houston has its largest crowd of the night here this evening.
Jerry Coleman
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
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
People sleep peacably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
George Orwell
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
George Orwell
It takes 20 years to make an overnight success.
Eddie Canto
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
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
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
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
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