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Night Quotes

20 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.”
    author
    Roald Dahl
    book
    The BFG
    concept
    Night
  2. #2
    “All nights are dark days, because night is simply a badly lit version of day.”
  3. #3
    “And on special dank midnights in August, he peeks out of the shutters and sometimes he speaks.”
  4. #4
    “I like to hop all day and night from right to left and left to right.”
  5. #5
    In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet, roamed through the streets.
  6. #6
    “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...”
  7. #7
    “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
  8. #8
    “Wild nights are my glory!”
  1. #9
    ″[T]he night can be a dreadful time for lonely people once their loneliness has started.”
  2. #10
    “Darkness is cheap, and Scrooge liked it.”
  3. #11
    “Tonight I’m gonna lay right here and look up. I like it.”
  4. #12
    “Four days will quickly steep themselves in nights;
    Four nights will quickly dream away the time.”
  5. #13
    “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.”
  6. #14
    “Twilight, again,” he murmured. “Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end.”
    author
    Stephenie Meyer
    book
    Twilight
    character
    Edward
    concept
    Night
  7. #15
    “I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.”
  8. #16
    “The air was full of all the night noises that, taken together, make one big silence.”
  1. #17
    “Stars and shadows ain’t good to see by.”
  2. #18
    “No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.”
  3. #19
    “A guy sets alone out here at night, maybe readin’ books or thinkin’ or stuff like that.”
  4. #20
    “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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