Quotations About / On: NIGHT

  • 1.
    Saturday night was for wives, but Friday night at the Copa was always for the girlfriends.
    (Nicholas Pileggi, U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Henry Hill (Ray Liotta), GoodFellas, voiceover as gangsters and girlfriends take in the show at the Copacabana (1990).)
    More quotations from: Nicholas Pileggi, night
  • 2.
    It's like the doctor was just telling me, "Delirium is a disease of the night." Good night.
    (Billy Wilder (b. 1906), Austrian-born U.S., and Charles Brackett (1892-1969), U.S. screenwriter. Bim (Frank Faylen), The Lost Weekend, to Don (Ray Milland), who is spending his first night in an alcoholic ward (1945).)
    More quotations from: Billy Wilder, night
  • 3.
    I dreamed night after night that everyone in the world was dead excepting myself, and that upon me rested the responsibility of making a wagon wheel.
    (Jane Addams (1860-1935), U.S. settlement house founder and social reformer. Twenty Years at Hull-House, ch. 2 (1910). Describing an experience that she had at age six, in her hometown of Cedarville, Illinois.)
    More quotations from: Jane Addams, night, world
  • 4.
    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 (1899-1986), Argentinean author. "A New Refutation of Time," Labyrinths (1964).)
  • 5.
    For the wretched one night is like a thousand; for someone faring well death is just one more night.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Fragments, l. 377 (Nauplius).)
    More quotations from: Sophocles, night, death
  • 6.
    An EVIL so strong it reaches into the light and turns daytime into night
    (Read my poem, 'The Road to Wendover' and my comments submitted today,12 May 2015.)
    More quotations from: Darwin Henry Beuning
  • 7.
    The long sleepless nights either pass in dreams or tears in eyes
    (SONALI GANGULY)
    More quotations from: Sonali Ganguly
  • 8.
    when the hunter sleeps at night the animals in the bush make merry
    (we need to be working hard to achieve our goal)
    More quotations from: Duku Akwasi Odwaa Boffour
  • 9.
    The massacre bleeds red, the screams do grow, then silent night does come
    (indians)
    More quotations from: Timothy Long
  • 10.
    Speaking of my Thai wife, her smile melts away the dark nights
    (I found my wife, the love of my life in Thailand and we have been very happy together these past 39 years.)
    More quotations from: Darwin Henry Beuning
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