Night Quotes

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
William shakespeare,

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
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
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
Lord john whorfin - history is made at night. character is what you...

Tonight we are launching an effort which holds the promise of changing the course of human history.
Ronald Reagan
It is a rather pleasant experience to be alone in a bank at night.
Willie Sutton
H. l. mencken - no man of genuinely superior intelligence has...
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
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Dylan Thomas
However long the night, the dawn will break.
African Prove
Dreaming permits each and every one of us to be quietly and safely insane every night of our lives.
William Dement
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
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
I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.
Rodney Dangerfield
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
To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.
Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act I, Scene 3
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
The Night has a thousand eyes, And the Day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.
Francis William Bourdillon
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again.
Og Mandino, The Greatest Miracle in the World
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
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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
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
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
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
Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything.
Herb Caen
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
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
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
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
The man who does not learn is dark, like one walking in the night.
Chinese Prove
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
Alcohol is a very necessary article... It makes life bearable to millions of people who could not endure their existence if they were quite sober. It enables Parliament to do things at eleven at night that no sane person would do at eleven in the morning.
George Bernard Shaw, Major Barbara (1907) act 2
Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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
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
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
Last night I dreamed I ate a ten - Pound marshmallow, and when I woke up the pillow was gone.
Tommy Coope