Quotes and Sayings about Evening
"We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child."
- James Agee
(Related: Time, Now, Summer, Talking)
"There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman?"
- Woody Allen
(Related: Life, Death, Evening)
"As much as I'd like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don't really believe it can happen."
- Chris Van Allsburg
"I'd rather win two or three, lose one, win two or three more. I'm a great believer in things evening out. If you win a whole bunch in a row, somewhere along the line you're going to lose some too."
- Walt Alston
"His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)
"In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths."
- Mary Antin
(Related: Father, Day, Evening, First, Public)
"One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful."
- Thomas Arnold
(Related: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)
"In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it."
- Leon Askin
(Related: Coffee, Evening)
"These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms."
- Pedro Calderon de la Barca
(Related: Dawn, Evening, Flowers, Night, Waking, Will)
"The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Evening, Man, Prayer, Sleep)
"I wake up every morning and I feel like I'm juggling glass balls. I live in Los Angeles, my business is run out of London, and most evenings I'm cuddled up in front of Skype, in my dressing gown, speaking with my studio in London. I travel a lot, my team travel a lot, but I wouldn't have it any other way."
- Victoria Beckham
(Related: Business, Travel, London)
"Caviar is to dining what a sable coat is to a girl in evening dress."
- Ludwig Bemelmans
(Related: Dress, Evening)
"Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night."
- William Blake
(Related: Act, Evening, Night, Sleep)
"Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Home, Father, Church, Evening, Winter)
"During my early years at Minnesota I conducted an evening enzyme seminar."
- Paul D. Boyer
(Related: Evening, Years)
"I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage."
- Rory Bremner
(Related: Home, Marriage, Wife, Driving, Evening, News)
"I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way."
- Sydney Brenner
(Related: Home, Travel, Evening, University)
"I want to find a way to reach young women emotionally and also to start providing clothing for them so that they can wear the same things their thin friends can wear. I really want to do evening wear and prom dresses for these girls."
- Delta Burke
(Related: Women, Evening, Friends, Girls, Want)
"Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Clouds, Evening, Smiles, Storms, Tomorrow)
"I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living."
- James Cameron
(Related: Bicycles, Evening, Living, Magic, Sun, World)
"If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything."
- Neve Campbell
(Related: Home, Life, Body, Company, Dancing, Evening)
"I was taken to concerts when I was six, seven years old, and sat in a box throughout the whole evening."
- Kitty Carlisle
(Related: Evening, Old, Years)
"I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Care, Evening, Sleep)
"The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world."
- Willa Cather
(Related: Energy, Evening, Sun, World)
"Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze."
- Aime Cesaire
(Related: Sacrifice, Evening, Reason)
"My vanity was flattered by having been mistaken for our revered sovereign. I ordered a banquet to be got ready for the following evening, under the trees before my house, and invited the whole town."
- Adelbert von Chamisso
(Related: Evening, Trees, Vanity)
"We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening."
- Beverly Cleary
(Related: Mother, Father, People, Evening, Television)
"The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse."
- George Combe
(Related: Success, Evening, Practice)
"There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings."
- Quentin Crisp
(Related: Money, First, Winter, World)
"It felt good doing a physical job, and going home each evening feeling like I had really done a day's work."
- James D'arcy
(Related: Home, Work, Day, Evening, Feeling, Job)
"Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue."
- Rosa DeLauro
(Related: Family, Women, Evening, Income, Now, Workers)
"It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly."
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Related: Day, Evening, Pressure)
"The crowds can be very loud, especially when you're playing in the evening."
- Stefan Edberg
(Related: Crowds, Evening)
"I don't want people to come and see our gig because of the magnificent things I'm doing with my hips, but it's their evening, you know. They have to have fun. I'm a little bit naive."
- Andrew Eldritch
(Related: People, Evening, Fun, Want)
"In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Body, Evening, Man)
"My theme this evening is that America needs a competitive dollar."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: America, Evening, Needs)
"She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: People, Cards, Guests, Kids, Night, Play)
"Nudity is who people are at the most interesting point of the evening, when they take off their protective layer, when no one is watching."
- Bridget Fonda
(Related: People, Evening, Nudity)
"Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life."
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Related: Friendship, Life, Evening, Shadow, Sun)
"I write in the morning, I walk in the afternoon and I read in the evening. It's a very easy, lovely life."
- Margaret Forster
(Related: Life, Evening)
"Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening."
- Mohandas Gandhi
(Related: Evening, Key, Prayer)
"I'm set to have my best year ever: I'm hiring some acts and there will be a show in the morning, in the afternoon and in the evening. I'm going to use my theater to its fullest potential."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Evening, Hiring, Potential, Theater, Will)
"It is a very busy mission: every day has some major goals that we have to get through, but my experience before has been that at least in the evening, you kind of take a deep breath and look around where you are and have some downtime."
- Linda M. Godwin
(Related: Experience, Goals, Day, Deep, Evening)
"Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done."
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Related: Time, Day, Evening, Will)
"You don't have the judgment after you've had the drink. If something truly catastrophic had happened that evening, I don't know how I could have lived with myself. I feel like I've gotten a second chance."
- Tracey Gold
(Related: Chance, Evening, Judgment)
"The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone."
- Bernard Goldberg
(Related: Time, Evening, News)
"You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper."
- Arthur Golden
(Related: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)
"The attorney general would call at 5 o'clock in the evening and say: 'Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we're likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.'"
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Evening, University)
"With Dollars And Cents on the album, we had it as a band jam and I sometimes spend evenings playing with records over the top of things we were working on to see what works."
- Colin Greenwood
"My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call."
- Cathy Guisewite
(Related: Mother, Feelings, Eating, Kitchen, Sharing, Waiting, Writing, Wrong)
"A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you're rehearsing, you're working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you're doing the play, you have all day."
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Related: Life, Day, Evening, Play)
"I mean, it's been quite busy, especially with the rain delay the first few days, and then having to play the late evenings, waiting here every day. It's been kind of difficult."
- Daniela Hantuchova
(Related: Day, Delay, First, Play, Rain, Waiting)
"There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry."
- Robert Hass
(Related: Body, Moments, Saying, Tenderness, Words)
"Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it."
(Related: Evening, Ignorance, Will, Wine)
"Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?"
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Home, Love, Feet)
"Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Related: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)
"Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening."
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Related: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)
"It was irritating to have one's physical shortcomings pointed out quite so plainly twice in one evening, once by a beautiful girl and once by a dying badger."
- Tom Holt
(Related: Dying, Evening)
"The world gels better every day - then worse again in the evening."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Day, Evening, World)
"I mean, in the course of an evening, people will take a solo here and there, but generally it's all about the rhythm of that music. Dealing with the rhythm with everything. That's essentially at least my concept of what that group is."
- Charlie Hunter
(Related: Music, People, Evening, Will)
"Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again. It's like a drug."
- Isabelle Huppert
(Related: Time, Hope, Evening, Play, Pleasure, Want)
"It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous."
- Aldous Huxley
(Related: Beauty, Men, Truth, Discovery, Goodness)
"I'm hopefully touring with Colin Baker next year in Perfect Strangers. I have performed with Sylvia Simms in poetry and music evenings. I would love to do those for the rest of my career - they are so fun and witty."
- Louise Jameson
(Related: Love, Music, Poetry, Career, Fun, Rest, Strangers, Witty)
"Collectively, we must do more than simply watch, with resignation and a feeling of powerlessness, reports on the evening news about the latest terrorist atrocity."
- Michael Jeffery
(Related: Evening, Feeling, News, Resignation)
"During the day I force myself to at least eat some salads rather than rubbish, and a steak in the evening. In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger. I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal, and I'm everything, but a gourmet."
- Milla Jovovich
(Related: Time, Day, Evening, Fact, Force, Hunger)
"They are the literary equivalent of sequins on an evening dress."
- Stefan Kanfer
(Related: Dress, Evening, Literary)
"As I watch what is happening in the Middle East and the carnage that comes over our television screens every evening, I cannot help but ask myself, what is wrong with humankind that we cannot stop the killing?"
- Marcy Kaptur
(Related: Evening, Help, Killing, Television, Wrong)
"Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never want to look the same way."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Time, Evening, Want)
"I m up at 5 in the morning and in bed by 10 in the evening."
- DeForest Kelley
(Related: Bed, Evening)
"Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening."
- Thomas Ken
(Related: God, Evening, Law)
"There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Day, Evening, Nothing, Portraits)
"After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often."
- Gustav Klimt
(Related: Time, Evening, Painting, Tea)
"I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening."
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Related: History, Imagination, Evening, Past)
"I experienced a lot, and achieved nearly everything I wanted. I can enjoy that today. Go to bed at nine in the evening, because my child wakes up around seven, without having the feeling that I missed or are missing something."
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Related: Bed, Evening, Feeling, Today)
"That was my childhood. I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating for hours in the morning and hours in the evening, and going once a day to beg for food."
- Satish Kumar
(Related: Food, Childhood, Day, Evening)
"Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices."
- Hedy Lamarr
(Related: Actors, Choices, Famous, Talk)
"If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it."
- Dino De Laurentiis
(Related: Love, Movies, Cinema, Evening, Fantasy, Friends, Nothing, World)
"In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come."
- Madeleine L'Engle
(Related: Faith, Forgiveness, Life, Love, Evening)
"The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Evening, Party, Weather)
"What is love? It is the morning and the evening star."
- Sinclair Lewis
(Related: Love, Evening)
"I'm looking forward to providing the men of Seattle with an evening where they can kick back, light up a cigar and enjoy a night to themselves. Women, we can't technically keep you out, but please stay at home."
- Tom Leykis
(Related: Home, Men, Women, Evening, Light, Night)
"I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Beauty, Life, Light, Richness, Rivers)
"There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Evening, Night, Nothing)
"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)
"Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Evening, Night)
"I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Being, Evening, Hollywood, Magic)
"If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Dreams, Dress, Evening, Forgetfulness, Man, Sin, Sun)
"Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago."
- Arthur Machen
(Related: Evening, Months, News, World)
"We were making new ones the second year. We were in syndication the second year. So we were on Saturday nights, prime time, every morning, and then they put it on Sunday evenings too. So it was all over the place."
- Gavin MacLeod
"I was a government employee in the morning and a writer in the evening."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Government, Evening, Writer)
"My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years."
- Margaret Mahy
(Related: Work, Living, Night, Theory, Writer, Writers, Years)
"To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved."
- Andre Malraux
(Related: Evening, Listening, May, Now, Painting, Want)
"O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars."
- Christopher Marlowe
(Related: Art, Beauty, Evening, Stars)
"I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it."
- Groucho Marx
"I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it."
- Groucho Marx
"I was conducted in the evening to a tavern where several of the weavers who advocate the principles of the People's Charter were in the habit of assembling."
- Henry Mayhew
(Related: People, Habit, Evening, Principles)
"I live again the days and evenings of my long career. I dream at night of operas and concerts in which I have had my share of success. Now like the old Irish minstrel, I have hung up my harp because my songs are all sung."
- John McCormack
(Related: Success, Dream, Career, Irish, Night, Now, Old, Songs)
"The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book."
- John McGahern
(Related: Church, Churches, Evening, First, Poor)
"And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington."
- George J. Mitchell
(Related: Time, Evening, Justice, Law, School, Washington)
"There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand."
- Charles Morgan
(Related: Earth, June, Moments, Nothing, Wine)
"The result was that, if it happened to clear off after a cloudy evening, I frequently arose from my bed at any hour of the night or morning and walked two miles to the observatory to make some observation included in the programme."
- Simon Newcomb
(Related: Bed, Evening, Night, Observation, Result)
"That match was late evening and I had the experience of the electricity of the Centre Court because it was packed, a full house for the whole match. It had been a great year for me, first time there and I had the full taste of Wimbledon."
- John Newcombe
(Related: Experience, Time, Court, Electricity, Evening, First, Taste)
"San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided between downtown and neighborhoods, with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening."
- Gavin Newsom
(Related: Home, Evening, Workers)
"When I retire I'm going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned."
- Richard M. Nixon
"A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant."
- Ivor Novello
(Related: Change, Home, Cinema, Evening, Visit)
"But we will play 6, 7 new songs each evening, approximately a third in the concert. I think it's a good balance. It will be very interesting to see the public's reaction. But i think when we'll play the very first new piece, we will be scared."
- Ed O'Brien
(Related: Balance, Evening, First, Play, Public, Songs, Will)
"In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film."
- Gwyneth Paltrow
(Related: Control, Performance, Building, Evening, Film, Theater)
"Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening."
- Walter Pater
(Related: Attitude, Day, Evening, Gifts, Sleep, Sun)
"The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Death, Darkness, Dying, Evening, Twilight)
"Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Life, Evening, Fancy, Light, Moon)
"Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm."
- Jean Paul
(Related: Dew, Evening, Joy)
"On the Wednesday evening - that is, the day I saw her Majesty on this particular point - I had the opportunity of conferring with all those whom I proposed to submit to her Majesty as Ministers."
- Robert Peel
(Related: Opportunity, Day, Evening)
"It was one of the most exciting, perfect evenings of my life, my solo debut at Carnegie Hall. And knowing we were all there to raise money for Gay Men's Health Crisis made the evening an extraordinary experience."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Experience, Health, Money, Life, Men, Crisis, Evening, Gay)
"I love 'Some Enchanted Evening', and 'If I Loved You'. And as I sing them more and more, I find new favorites."
- Bernadette Peters
(Related: Love, Evening)
"By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense."
- Brad Pitt
(Related: Time, Evening, Extreme, Poverty, Sense, Tomorrow, Will)
"I get up around 6:30. I work from about 8:00 to 1:00, take a break for lunch, work again until about 5:00, and then go for a long walk and have dinner. Then, if my wife and I have no previous plans, we decide what to do for the evening."
- Chaim Potok
(Related: Work, Wife, Evening)
"After I'd produced about two dozen pen and ink drawings, one evening I decided that they needed poems to accompany them. I still have no idea where that notion came from, but it took me about two hours to produce verses for these creatures."
- Jack Prelutsky
(Related: Idea, Evening, Pen, Poems)
"I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes."
- Elvis Presley
"This evening I wish to suggest that we Christians should accompany people on their pilgrimages. Specifically we should travel with people as they search for the good, the true and the beautiful."
- Timothy Radcliffe
(Related: Travel, People, Evening)
"Marilyn Monroe was no fun to work with. She would report to work around 5:00 in the evening. You've been in make-up since 8:30 in the morning waiting for her."
- Tony Randall
(Related: Work, Evening, Fun, Waiting)
"Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens."
- Satyajit Ray
(Related: Time, Actors, Evening, May, Will)
"The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications."
- Samuel Richardson
(Related: Life, Evening)
"Throughout the evening I would be recording these long saxophone delays and about four hours into the concert, if I wanted to take a break I would just play back the saxophone."
- Terry Riley
(Related: Evening, Play)
"Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Age, Life, Evening, Middle age, Shadows, Youth)
"Be able to suffer wearing a necktie or slightly high heels for an entire evening without complaint or early removal."
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: Complaint, Evening)
"In the late afternoons and early evenings, the crowd is easily over 1 million. That many people simply can't fit in Independence Square. The demonstration spills in to the streets for several blocks."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: People, Independence)
"We now assume that when people turn on the evening news, they basically already know what the news is. They've heard it on the radio. They've seen it on the Internet. They've seen it on one of the cable companies. So that makes our job a bit different."
- Bob Schieffer
(Related: People, Evening, Internet, Job, News, Now)
"We are doing what Prince did. Everyone that comes to a show billed as An Evening with Journey will get our new CD. We figured that is our best store because they are our biggest fans."
- Neil Schon
(Related: Evening, Fans, Journey, Will)
"The perception is that more important people watch news in the evenings than in the mornings."
- Reese Schonfeld
(Related: People, Perception, News)
"I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing."
- Amy Sedaris
(Related: Idea, Being, Conversation, Evening, Restaurants)
"It is hard enough to make a plan for how you are going to spend an evening with somebody else. So to make a plan for how you are going to behave in 25 years seems based on a view of life that is incomprehensible to me."
- Wallace Shawn
(Related: Life, Evening, Years)
"In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store."
- Jack Steinberger
(Related: Family, Chicago, University)
"We know that a man can read Goethe or Rilke in the evening, that he can play Bach and Schubert, and go to his day's work at Auschwitz in the morning."
- George Steiner
(Related: Work, Day, Evening, Man, Play)
"The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening."
- Wallace Stevens
(Related: Day, Evening, Sun)
"The evening sings in a voice of amber, the dawn is surely coming."
- Al Stewart
(Related: Dawn, Evening, Voice)
"We had not seen any natives for many days, but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the river on the evening of the 25th. They would not, however, come to us; but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm."
- Charles Sturt
"For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever."
- Arthur Sullivan
(Related: Music, Power, Thought, Evening, May, Results)
"South Koreans who have seen and praised the mass games should remember the hardship of tearful children. Teachers drive them hard with curses and orders to repeat and repeat. When the children return home in the evening, they can hardly walk."
- Kim Il sung
(Related: Home, Children, Evening, Games, Hardship, Teachers)
"This has been a most wonderful evening. Gertrude has said things tonight it will take her 10 years to understand."
- Alice B. Toklas
(Related: Evening, Will, Years)
"As to that leisure evening of life, I must say that I do not want it. I can conceive of no contentment of which toil is not to be the immediate parent."
- Anthony Trollope
(Related: Life, Contentment, Evening, Leisure, Want)
"My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out. And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening; it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark."
- William Tyndale
"Balenciaga did the most delicious evening clothes. Clothes aren't delicious any more."
- Diana Vreeland
(Related: Clothes, Evening)
"I went to these mixers, you know, where you're supposed to meet people. And sure enough, some guy asked me for my phone number. but at the end of the evening he gave it back."
- Marcia Wallace
(Related: People, End, Evening)
"One thing changes every evening: It's the audience, and I'm working my magic. I'm always learning from it."
- Eli Wallach
(Related: Learning, Magic)
"On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole."
- Mercy Otis Warren
(Related: Men, Army, December, Evening, Washington)
"In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it."
- Lawrence Welk
(Related: Time, Dancing, Depression, Evening)
"In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high."
- Laura Ingalls Wilder
(Related: Country, Land, Trees, Winter)
"When we did a lot of that Motown stuff there were four of us on the front line. When we started the evening we'd start from one end of the band and just go along. The lead singer would change all the time. That's the first time that I actually managed to put it into a record."
- Roy Wood
(Related: Change, Time, End, Evening, First)
"All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times."
- John Woolman
(Related: Time, Leisure, Parents, Pretty, Winter)
"What a nice night for an evening."
- Steven Wright
(Related: Evening, Night)
"My best evenings are at home with my lady."
- Billy Zane
(Related: Home, Lady)
"Every evening, I come home tired and have just enough energy to fill out the endless tax forms, to pay bills, not to let my house neglected and to hear the radio concert for an hour."
- Fritz Zwicky
(Related: Home, Energy, Evening, Tax)