Quotations About / On: NIGHT

  • 21.
    Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderlay again.
    (Robert E. Sherwood (1896-1955), U.S. screenwriter, and Joan Harrison (1911-1994), British screenwriter. Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine), Rebecca, this is the first line of the movie (1940). Manderlay was the de Winter family estate.)
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  • 22.
    Venus can see at night without eyes.
    (Christina Stead (1902-1983), Australian novelist. For Love Alone, ch. 3 (written 1944, published Virago, n.d.). Lived and wrote in the U.S. and England.)
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  • 23.
    When Brad doesn't come nights, you'll know the blonde he's sitting up with is a giraffe.
    (Fredric M. Frank (1911-1977), U.S. screenwriter, Barre Lyndon (1896-1972), British, and Theodore St. John (1907-1956), U.S. screenwriter. Angel (Gloria Grahame), The Greatest Show On Earth, telling Holly (Betty Hutton) that she shouldn't be jealous of Brad's (Charleton Heston) devotion to the circus (1952).)
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  • 24.
    The trouble with Freud is that he never played the Glasgow Empire Saturday night.
    (Ken Dodd (b. 1931), British comic. Television interview, The Laughter Makers. quoted in Times (London, Aug. 7, 1965).)
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  • 25.
    Every single night I'm nervous.
    (Vivien Leigh (1913-1967), British actor; born in India. As quoted in Famous Actors and Actresses on the American Stage, vol. 2, by William C. Young (1975). From an interview first published in Actors Talk About Acting, edited by Lewis Funke and John E. Booth (1961). The experienced screen and stage actress was referring to the stage fright that afflicted her before every performance; at the time, she was in her tenth month of performing in the play, Duel of Angels.)
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  • 26.
    When he urinated, it sounded like night prayer.
    (F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940), U.S. author. The Crack-Up, "Notebook M," ed. Edmund Wilson (1945).)
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  • 27.
    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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  • 28.
    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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  • 29.
    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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  • 30.
    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.)
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