Quotations The Best Quotes About Night  

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A list of the best night quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous night quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic night quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational night quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about night?" and "What are inspirational night quotes?"

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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

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Night is the mother of counsels. George Herbert

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Shadow owes its birth to light. John Gay

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Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair. Ovid

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Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind. James Henry Leigh Hunt

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

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And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares, that infest the day, shall fold their tents, like the Arabs, and as silently steal away. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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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 summer night. Walt Whitman

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Thank Heaven, the sun has gone in, and I don't have to go out and enjoy it. Logan Pearsall Smith

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Before the first before and after the last after, there is night waiting. Dejan Stojanović

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O comfort-killing night, image of hell, dim register and notary of shame, black stage for tragedies and murders fell, vast sin-concealing chaos, nurse of blame! William Shakespeare

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Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. Seneca the Younger

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Night is a dead monotonous period under a roof; but in the open world it passes lightly, with its stars and dews and perfumes, and the hours are marked by changes in the face of Nature. What seems a kind of temporal death to people choked between walls and curtains, is only a light and living slumber to the man who sleeps afield. Robert Louis Stevenson

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Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry