Night Quotes SMS Collection

Stars are the daisies that begem the

Stars are the daisies that begem The blue fields of the sky. ~D.M. MoirDublin University Magazine

For the happiest life rigorously plan your

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

You cant stand up to the night

You can’t stand up to the night until you understand what’s hiding in its shadows.  ~Charles De Lint

With finger on her solemn lip night

With finger on her solemn lip, Night hushed the shadowy earth. ~Margaret DelandQSO

Press close bare bosomed night magnetic nourishing night

Press close, bare-bosomed Night! Press close, magnetic, nourishing Night! Night of south winds!  Night of the large, few stars! Still, nodding Night!  Mad, naked,

O wild and wondrous midnight there is

O wild and wondrous midnight, There is a might in thee To make the charmed body Almost like spirit be, And give it some

Beware thoughts that come in the night

Beware thoughts that come in the night.  They aren’t turned properly; they come in askew, free of sense and restriction, deriving from the most

How magnificent the city is by june

How magnificent the city is by the June moonlight! ? after the streets are empty and silent. ~Byron Caldwell Smith, letter to Kate StephensTPVgb,

To seek the breast of darkness and

To seek the breast of darkness and be suckled by the night.  ~Paul Simon, "A Poem on the Underground Wall"

We wake in the night to stereophonic

We wake in the night, to stereophonic silence.  ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960CDN, TPV

And the night shall be filled with

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as

Night the beloved when words fade and

Night, the beloved.  Night, when words fade and things come alive.  When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly

A house is never still in darkness

A house is never still in darkness to those who listen intently; there is a whispering in distant chambers, an unearthly hand presses the

We spend our midday sweat midnight oil

We spend our midday sweat, our midnight oil; We tire the night in thought, the day in toil. ~Francis Quarles

For my part i know nothing with

For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.  ~Vincent Van Gogh

There is something haunting in the light

There is something haunting in the light of the moon; it has all the dispassionateness of a disembodied soul, and something of its inconceivable

It was a lovely evening night out

It was a lovely evening. Night was out hunting on her black steed, and the long cloud mane fluttered on the wind. I stood

One summer night out on a flat

One summer night, out on a flat headland, all but surrounded by the waters of the bay, the horizons were remote and distant rims

O radiant dark darkly fostered ray thou

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

In my age as in youth night

In my age, as in my youth, night brings me many a deep remorse.  I realize that from the cradle up I have been

Tis midnight now the bend and broken

‘Tis midnight now.  The bend and broken moon, Batter’d and black, as from a thousand battles, Hangs silent on the purple walls of Heaven.

So dear night the half of life

So dear night the half of life is, And the fairest half indeed. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Dawn seemed to follow midnight with indecent

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

Metaphor for the night sky a trillion

Metaphor for the night sky: A trillion asterisks and no explanations.  ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

Sometimes i lie awake at night and

Sometimes I lie awake at night, and I ask, "Where have I gone wrong?"  Then a voice says to me, "This is going to

Whoever thinks of going to bed before

Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o’clock is a scoundrel.  ~Samuel Johnson

Most glorious night thou wert not sent

Most glorious night! Thou wert not sent for slumber! ~Lord Byron, Childe Haroldcanto III, st 93

Is there not a tongue in every

Is there not A tongue in every star that talks with man, And wooes him to be wise? nor wooes in vain; This dead

How long the night seems to one

How long the night seems to one kept awake by pain.  ~Bernard Joseph Saurin, Blanche et Guiscard, translated

Twilight drops her curtain down and pins

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.  ~Lucy Maud Montgomery

Soon as midnight brought on the dusky

Soon as midnight brought on the dusky hour Friendliest to sleep and silence. ~John Milton, Paradise Lostbook V

The young moon has fed her exhausted

The young moon has fed Her exhausted horn With the sunset’s fire. ~Percy Bysshe ShelleyHellas – Semi-Chorus II

The night walked down the sky with

The night walked down the sky with the moon in her hand.  ~Frederick L. Knowles

A hand omnipotent in endless space from

A hand omnipotent, in endless space, From chaos, formed a world and found a place, Where, through the countless ages, yet unborn, A star

There they stand the innumerable stars shining

There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.  ~N.P. Willis

Look how the pale queen of silent

Look how the pale queen of the silent night Doth cause the ocean to attend upon her…. ~Charles Best, "A Sonnet of the Moon"

A man is a very small thing

A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.  ~Edward Plunkett

Learn to reverence night and put away

Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man,

By day each soul must walk within

By day each soul must walk within its shadow. Only night can make us whole again… ~Nicholas Gordon, www.poemsforfree.com

The iron tongue of midnight hath told

The iron tongue of midnight hath told twelve. Lovers, to bed; ’tis almost fairy time. ~William Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night’s Dream

What i take from my nights add

What I take from my nights, I add to my days.  ~Leon de Rotrou, "Vencelas," translated

Day like a weary pilgrim had reached

Day, like a weary pilgrim, had reached the western gate of heaven, and Evening stooped down to unloose the latchets of his sandal shoon. 

Moon hangs almost full pieces of cloud

Moon hangs, almost full pieces of cloud scatter, glide in soft, summer breeze. We lay in our meadow listening to the sound of night….

No sight is more provocative of awe

No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.  ~Llewelyn Powys, quoted in Highs by Alex J. Packer