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Night Quotes


Famous Quotes & Quotations About Night:

Better Counsel comes overnight.
~ Doris Lessing Quotes.

By night, an atheist half believes in God.
~ Edward Young, Night Thoughts.

Dawn seemed to follow midnight with indecent haste.
~ J.K. Rowling

For the happiest life, rigorously plan your days, leave your nights open to chance.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

For the night shows stars and women in a better light.
~ Lord Byron.

How long the night seems to one kept awake by pain.
~ Bernard Joseph Saurin.

I cannot walk through the suburbs in the solitude of the night without thinking that the night pleases us because it suppresses idle details, just as our memory does.
~ Jorge Luis Borges.

I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.
~ Vincent Van Gogh.

If the day and night be such that you greet them with joy, and life emits a fragrance like flowers and sweet-scented herbs, is more elastic, more immortal - that is your success. All nature is your congratulation, and you have cause momentarily to bless yourself.
~ Henry David Thoreau Quotes, Walden.

If the Stars should appear one night in a thousand years, how would men believe and adore; and preserve for many generations the remembrance of the city of God which had been shown! But every night come out these envoys of beauty, and light the universe with their admonishing smile.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes.

In my age, as in my youth, night brings me many a deep remorse. I realize that from the cradle up I have been like the rest of the race - never quite sane in the night.
~ Mark Twain Quotes.

In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.
~ W. Somerset Maugham Quotes.

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity.
~ Henry Beston.

Mine is the night, with all her stars.
~ Edward Young.

Moonlight is sculpture.
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne.

Most glorious night!
Thou wert not sent for slumber!
~ Lord Byron, Childe Harold.

Night is a world lit by itself.
~ Antonio Porchia, Voces, 1943.

Night is the blotting paper for many sorrows.
~ Author Unknown.

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Quotes.

Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.
~ Catherine O'Hara.

Night's black Mantle covers all alike.
~ Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas.

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.
~ Llewelyn Powys.

O radiant Dark! O darkly fostered ray!
Thou hast a joy too deep for shallow Day.
~ George Eliot.

O wild and wondrous midnight,
There is a might in thee
To make the charmed body
Almost like spirit be,
And give it some faint glimpses
Of immortality.
~ James Russell Lowell, Midnight.

Research is the name given the crystal formed when the night's worry is added to the day's sweat.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

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