Quotations About / On: NIGHT

  • 11.
    Being in the perfect peace of God is like being wrapped in a warm comforter on a cold winter night.

    -Phyllis Strong
    (Peace)
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  • 12.
    Red face at night, drunkard's delight. Red still by morning, drunkard his warning.
    (Mark R. Elias)
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  • 13.
    people get tired of settling,
    as we should
    and find our voices in the night
    so we can speak in the day
    (speaking up)
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  • 14.
    The sun goes away at night and leaves you your sorrows, and it does not rise any quicker when you are joyful.
    (Simone Schwarz-Bart (b. 1938), Gaudeloupean author. The Bridge of Beyond, p. 114, Éditions du Seuil (1972).)
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  • 15.
    Thinking about suicide is a potent consolation: it helps us to get through many a bad night.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 5, p. 100, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Beyond Good and Evil, "Fourth Part: Maxims and Interludes," section 157 (1886).)
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  • 16.
    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.")
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  • 17.
    The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment.
    (Djuna Barnes (1892-1982), U.S. author, poet, columnist. Doctor, in Nightwood, ch. 5 (1936).)
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  • 18.
    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).)
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  • 19.
    In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945). Handle With Care, first published in Esquire (New York, March 1936). The article constituted the second part of Fitzgerald's Crack-Up series. The Dark Night of the Soul is the title of a poem and commentary by the 16th-century Spanish mystic San Juan de la Cruz (St. John of the Cross).)
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  • 20.
    In a real dark night of the soul it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. The Crack-Up, ed. Edmund Wilson (1945). Handle With Care, first published in Esquire (New York, March 1936). The article constituted the second part of Fitzgerald's Crack-Up series. The Dark Night of the Soul is the title of a poem and commentary by the 16th-century Spanish mystic San Juan de la Cruz (St. John of the Cross).)
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