Quotations About / On: NIGHT
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.)
The long sleepless nights either pass in dreams or tears in eyes
when the hunter sleeps at night the animals in the bush make merry
(we need to be working hard to achieve our goal)
The massacre bleeds red, the screams do grow, then silent night does come
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.)
Each night the Tree of Nut out of naught knits neat nuts.
Poetry has stolen my heart, love is stealing me back at night.
If they take you in the morning, they will be coming for us that night.
(James Baldwin (1924-1987), U.S. author. New York Review of Books (Jan. 7, 1971). "Open Letter to my Sister, Angela Davis.")
For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance.
(Mignon McLaughlin (b. c. 1915), U.S. author, editor. Atlantic (Boston, July 1965).)
I can see this is going to be a long fuckin' night, convict.
(Roger Spottiswoode, U.S. screenwriter, Walter Hill, and Larry Gross. Jack Cates (Nick Nolte), 48 Hours (1983).)