Night Quotes

25 of the best book quotes about night
  1. #1
    “The witching hour, somebody had once whispered to her, was a special moment in the middle of the night when every child and every grown-up was in a deep deep sleep, and all the dark things came out from hiding and had the world all to themselves.”
    Roald Dahl
    The BFG
  2. #2
    “Home is behind, the world ahead,
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadows to the edge of night,
    Until the stars are all alight.”
  3. #3
    “All nights are dark days, because night is simply a badly lit version of day.”
  4. #4
    “I like to hop all day and night from right to left and left to right.”
  5. #5
    “Come, gentle night; come, loving, black-browed night;
    Give me my Romeo; and, when I shall die,
    Take him and cut him out in little stars,
    And he will make the face of heaven so fine
    That all the world will be in love with night...”
  6. #6
    In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet, roamed through the streets.
  7. #7
    “And on special dank midnights in August, he peeks out of the shutters and sometimes he speaks.”
  8. #8
    “A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the spot of its going. And dusk crept over the sky from the eastern horizon, and darkness crept over the land from the east.”
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The Trumpet of the Swan book
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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Three Little Words book
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Charlotte and the Rock book
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  1. #9
    “Twilight, again,” he murmured. “Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end.”
    Stephenie Meyer
  2. #10
    “I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”
  3. #11
    “The air was full of all the night noises that, taken together, make one big silence.”
  4. #12
    ″[T]he night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.”
  5. #13
    “Wild nights are my glory!”
  6. #14
    “All these, however, were mere terrors of the night, phantoms of the mind that walk in darkness; and though he had seen many spectres in his time, and been more than once beset by Satan in divers shapes, in his lonely preambulations, yet daylight put an end to all these evils.”
  7. #15
    His descent was like nightfall.
    The Iliad
    Phoebus Apollo
  8. #16
    “Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.”
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The Road Not Taken book
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Rattletrap Car book
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Madeline's Christmas book
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Sea Monster! book
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  1. #17
    “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
  2. #18
    “Tonight I’m gonna lay right here and look up. I like it.”
  3. #19
    “Four days will quickly steep themselves in nights;
    Four nights will quickly dream away the time.”
  4. #20
    “Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.”
  5. #21
    “So, surrender to sleep at last. What a misery, keeping watch through the night, wide awake -- you’ll soon come up from under all your troubles.”
  6. #22
    “No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.”
  7. #23
    “Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by.”
  8. #24
    “A guy sets alone out here at night, maybe readin’ books or thinkin’ or stuff like that.”
  9. #25
    “This is thy hour O Soul, thy free flight into the wordless,
    Away from books, away from art, the day erased, the lesson done,
    Thee fully forth emerging, silent, gazing, pondering the themes thou lovest best.
    Night, sleep, and the stars.”
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