Quotations About / On: NIGHT

  • 41.
    May dawn, as the proverb goes, bring happy tidings coming from her mother night.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 264.)
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  • 42.
    As night falls, every joy glows brighter.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Ninth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 43.
    All the animals come out at night.
    (Paul Schrader (b. 1946), U.S. screenwriter, and Martin Scorsese. Travis Bickle (Robert DeNiro), Taxi Driver, of New York (1976).)
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  • 44.
    There dwell the children of the dark Night, the dread gods Sleep and Death.
    (Hesiod (c. 8th century B.C.), Greek didactic poet. Theogony, 603.)
  • 45.
    Many men walk by day; few walk by night.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "Night and Moonlight" (1863), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 5, p. 326, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 46.
    It is darker in the woods, even in common nights, than most suppose.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 188, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 47.
    Fortune, good night; smile once more, turn thy wheel.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Kent, in King Lear, act 2, sc. 2, l. 173. Recalling the proverbs, "Fortune's wheel is ever turning," and "Fortune can both smile and frown.")
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  • 48.
    For precious friends hid in death's dateless night.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. "Sonnet 30.")
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  • 49.
    Who comes so fast in silence of the night?
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Lorenzo, in The Merchant of Venice, act 5, sc. 1, l. 25. Hearing the sound of a messenger.)
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  • 50.
    Few, if any, creatures are equally active all night.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. "The Allegash and East Branch" (1864) in The Maine Woods (1864), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 3, p. 311, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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