Interesting and somewhat provocative quotes about the night provide inspirational insights into some of these authors. The night can be freedom for some where the daily grind or lack of opportunity to let the mind soar can begin afresh.
As Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, "The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight has been present like an archangel at the creation of light and of the world."
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Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep. Catherine O'Hara
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
What I take from my nights, I add to my days. Leon de Rotrou
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
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
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. Seneca
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
Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I want to be able, as days go by, always to look myself straight in the eye. But somehow, as day always follows the night, most of our troubles work out all right.
May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night.
A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.
For each new morning with its light, for rest and shelter of the night, for health and food, for love and friends, for everything thy goodness sends.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
more quotes about night
What you cannot see during the day, you will not see at night.
Fasten your seat belts. It's going to be a bumpy night!
Close the day with prayer so that you may have a peaceful night free from dreams and nightmares.
A career is wonderful thing, but you can't snuggle up to it on a cold night.
Men give me credit for some genius. All the genius I have is this. When I have a subject in mind. I study it profoundly. Day and night it is before me. My mind becomes pervaded with it - the effort which I have made is what people are pleased to call the fruit of genius. It is the fruit of labor and thought.
As a healthy woman I can expect to live into my 90s and when I reach that age I still want to be able to dance the night away or climb mountains, so I learned about how my body works and how to keep it working.
Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
Peter F. Drucker