Quotations About / On: NIGHT

  • 1.
    Days are unfolding the night, night obscures the images of You.
    (Sanjibsaha Aniketa-an Indian poet.)
  • 2.
    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).)
  • 3.
    “Every one-night-stand or man in a one-night-stand is like every other one-night-stand or man in a one-night-stand because the sex in a one-night-stand is without time and only time allows value.”
    (Eurydice in the Underworld)
  • 4.
    'Just as day gives way to the night, and as the night gives way to the light of each morning, so should a human gives way to love, justice, peace and righteousness'
  • 5.
    Night is dark not because of nothing in it. Night is dark because of it is filled with every thing.
  • 6.
    “And one by one the nights between our separated cities are joined to the night that unites us.”
    (― Pablo Neruda)
  • 7.
    NIGHT fosters sleep, when the body closes up shop and 'lies down to rest; ' night is the time to rest.
    (Walterrean Salley December 2006)
  • 8.
    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).)
  • 9.
    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.)
  • 10.
    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).)
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