Night Quotes

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
Ignorance is the night of the mind, but a night without moon and star.
Confucius

Jim bishop - true love is night jasmine, a diamond in...
Eric Draven Jesus Christ Stop me if you heard this one Jesus Christ walks into a hotel. He hands the innkeeper three nails, and he asks... Can you put me up for the night.
Crow, The
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
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

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle any human being can fight and never stop fighting.
E e cummings
Dr. jonas salk - i have had dreams and i have had nightmares, but...
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
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
There never was night that had no morn.
Dinah Mulock Craik
Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - not snow, no, nor rain, nor heat, nor night keeps...
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
Carl Sandburg
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
Tonight - To you, the great silent majority of my fellow Americans - I ask for your support. On his Vietnam War policy.
Richard Milhous Nixon
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
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".
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
I feel like a million tonight - - - But one at a time.
Mae West
Thought is only a flash between two long nights, but this flash is everything.
Henri Poincare
What you spend years building may be destroyed overnight. Build anyway.
Mother Theresa
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
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
I had a dream last night that a hamburger was eating ME!
Jerry Seinfeld, Seinfeld episode "The Van Buren Boys" - Broadcast on February 6, 1997
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.
James Barrie
We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose.
Charles Baudelaire
The great thing about television is that if something important happens anywhere in the world, day or night, you can always change the channel.
From "Taxi".
Last night I stayed up late playing poker with Tarot cards. I got a full house and four people died.
Steven Wright
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
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
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".
No man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.
H. L. Mencken
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
How many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares if there seemed any danger of their coming true.
Logan Pearsall Smith
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
What is life It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time.
Crowfoot
With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die.
Abraham Lincoln
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
He mobilized the English language and sent it into battle to steady his fellow countrymen and hearten those Europeans upon whom the long dark night of tyranny had descended.
Edward R. Murrow, On Winston Churchill, 1954
I think wholeness comes from living your life consciously during the day and then exploring your inner life or unconscious at night.
Margery Cuyle