Quotes and Sayings about Night



"The part of me which wanders through my mind and never sees or feels actual objects, but which lives in and moves through my passions and my emotions, experiences this world as a horrible nightmare."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Emotions, Mind, World)

"When they talk of ghosts of the dead who wander in the night with things still undone in life, they approximate my subjective experience of this life."
- Jack Henry Abbott
(Related: Experience, Life, Night, Talk)

"I went to dance classes from 9 in the morning until 1, then to school from 3 to 10 at night, always under the threat that if I failed a single course I could forget about dancing."
- Victoria Abril
(Related: Dance, Dancing, Forget, Night, School)

"No place is boring, if you've had a good night's sleep and have a pocket full of unexposed film."
- Robert Adams
(Related: Film, Night, Sleep)

"I don't do the same show on any two nights."
- Trace Adkins
"I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship."
- Ben Affleck
(Related: Hope, Feeling, Fun, May, Woman)

"The fate of the singers who, like my songs, went up in flame was also the fate of the books which I later wrote. All of them went up in flame to Heaven in a fire which broke out one night at my home in Bad Homburg as I lay ill in a hospital."
- Shmuel Y. Agnon
(Related: Home, Books, Fate, Fire, Heaven, Night, Songs)

"I suppose I will go on selling newspapers until at last will come the late night final."
- William Maxwell Aitken
(Related: Selling, Newspapers, Night, Will)

"Most nights I end up wearing a wife beater T-shirt and boxers."
- Jessica Alba
(Related: Wife, End)

"No matter how hard we might wish, we will not be able to transform China's behavior overnight."
- Madeleine Albright
(Related: Behavior, Will)

"King Arthur was one of my heroes - I played with a trash can lid for a knightly shield and my uncle's cane for the sword Excalibur."
- Lloyd Alexander
(Related: Heroes)

"I just saw the movie for the first time in its entirely last night. It's really cool when you're in with an audience that's so tuned in and plugged in to what's going on."
- Sasha Alexander
(Related: Time, First, Night)

"The candidate was required to prepare himself by confession, fasting, and passing the night in prayer."
- Horatio Alger
(Related: Confession, Night, Prayer)

"I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark."
- Muhammad Ali
(Related: Bed, Light, Night)

"Remember tonight... for it is the beginning of always."
- Dante Alighieri
(Related: Beginning)

"My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Luck, Night)

"Bisexuality immediately doubles your chances for a date on Saturday night."
- Woody Allen
(Related: Night)

"Leisure time is that five or six hours when you sleep at night."
- George Allen, Sr.
(Related: Time, Leisure, Night, Sleep)

"I have a hotline to the tabloids. When I get up in the morning, I call the Star, and the last thing at night, I call them. I want them to have the inside track."
- Kirstie Alley
(Related: Night, Want)

"I just try to do as good job with the material as I can and play some jazz as well, some improvised music, and do that every night. Just see where it goes."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Music, Jazz, Job, Night, Play)

"So I'm in my 51st year of playin' mostly nightclubs. I do some concerts."
- Mose Allison
"Pizza Express has been a real godsend for me. I've been working there for several years, six weeks a year. You can go to work every night and play. It's a nice little club. It's just about the right size for me, about 150 people."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Work, People, Night, Play, Right, Years)

"I've been able to do pretty well. I don't work as many consecutive nights as I used to, but I'm still working over 100 nights a year, so that's good for me."
- Mose Allison
(Related: Work, Pretty)

"We made them drink poison last night and Saddam Hussein's soldiers and his great forces gave the Americans a lesson which will not be forgotten by history. Truly."
- Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf
(Related: History, Americans, Night, Poison, Soldiers, Will)

"Night was running ahead of itself."
- Jorge Amado
(Related: Night, Running)

"I saw 'Food, Inc.' last night - it was like a horror movie. I'm definitely thinking about my food supply now and how I want to grow my own."
- Lauren Ambrose
(Related: Food, Horror, Night, Now, Thinking, Want)

"That is why I come forward tonight without any political label, without any bias, but just simply as an Englishman to say to you: a crime is being committed against civilization."
- John Amery
(Related: Civilization, Being, Crime)

"Listeners will wonder what an Englishman is doing on the German radio tonight. You can imagine that before taking this step I hoped that someone better qualified than me would come forward."
- John Amery
(Related: Will, Wonder)

"His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum."
- Kingsley Amis
(Related: Night)

"Now, on nights that I can't sleep, I play video games alone until the morning."
- Namie Amuro
(Related: Games, Now, Play, Sleep)

"The crowd paid little or no respect to every player out there tonight."
- Bob Anderson
(Related: Respect)

"I got to spend all of my time every day at work reading and editing papers about cutting-edge technical research and getting paid for it. Then I'd go home at night and turn what I learned into science fiction stories."
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Related: Home, Science, Time, Work, Day, Fiction, Night, Reading, Research)

"Clinton used to like to get out of the White House a lot. He would take night trips to McDonald's, and stuff like that. I think he wanted to get out of the house."
- Paul Thomas Anderson
(Related: Night)

"I didn't lose my virginity until I was 18 The first time was a nightmare. Who shows you how to use a condom?"
- Adam Ant
(Related: Time, First, Virginity)

"Getting through the nights is the toughest part. Being alone. Not having her there to talk to."
- Stuart Appleby
(Related: Being, Talk)

"Birth control that really works - every night before we go to bed we spend an hour with our kids."
- Roseanne Barr Arnold
(Related: Control, Bed, Birth control, Kids, Night)

"I couldn't sleep one night and I was sitting in my office and I realized that I was an independent filmmaker."
- Darren Aronofsky
(Related: Night, Office, Sleep)

"Bosnia is under my skin. It's the place you cannot leave behind. I was obsessed by the nightmare of it all; there was this sense of guilt, and an anger that has become something much deeper over these last years."
- Paddy Ashdown
(Related: Anger, Guilt, Sense, Skin, Years)

"As the blackness of the night recedes so does the nadir of yesterday. The child I am forgets so quickly."
- Sylvia Ashton-Warner
(Related: Night, Yesterday)

"Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night."
- Isaac Asimov
(Related: Being, Night, Sound)

"New Orleans life is such a night life. The thing that comes up very often is that our day essentially doesn't start until midnight or 2 in the morning."
- Robert Asprin
(Related: Life, Day, Midnight)

"A long apprenticeship is the most logical way to success. The only alternative is overnight stardom, but I can't give you a formula for that."
- Chet Atkins
(Related: Success, Formula)

"Hemingway is terribly limited. His technique is good for short stories, for people who meet once in a bar very late at night, but do not enter into relations. But not for the novel."
- W. H. Auden
(Related: People, Night)

"It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not."
- Paul Auster
(Related: End, Night, Voice, Wrong)

"Look out into the universe and contemplate the glory of God. Observe the stars, millions of them, twinkling in the night sky, all with a message of unity, part of the very nature of God."
- Sai Baba
(Related: Nature, God, Glory, Night, Sky, Stars, Unity, Universe)

"The challenging thing is that we go home after doing the run-through and the writers stay there working, so sometimes I get script changes delivered to me at midnight. It's constantly shifting."
- Jillian Bach
(Related: Home, Midnight, Writers)

"I do Skid Row every night."
- Sebastian Bach
(Related: Night)

"The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows."
- Gaston Bachelard
(Related: Soul, Being, Body, Night, Possession, Rest, Shadows, Sleep)

"Every night we all felt grateful to be there, stunned at the amount of people that are there, and stunned at their reactions. They go crazy; they know every lyric from eight years of age to eighty. It's unbelievable."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Age, People, Night, Years)

"I listened to it last night for the first time since we started this project. I went out to my car and put it in and went to an empty parking lot and just listened and read the little pamphlet that came with it. After two or three songs I burst into tears."
- Randy Bachman
(Related: Car, Time, First, Night, Project, Songs, Tears)

"When it happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, 'We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work'."
- Kevin Bacon
(Related: Work, Children)

"When she was in United States, we maintained contact, we talked to each other on the phone, almost every night. And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well enough so better to talk on the phone."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Night, states, Talk, United)

"Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person."
- Oksana Baiul
(Related: Life, People, Celebrity, Famous, Gold)

"The question of sexual dominance can exist only in the nightmare of that soul which has armed itself, totally, against the possibility of the changing motion of conquest and surrender, which is love."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Love, Soul, Possibility, Conquest, Question, Surrender)

"The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam."
- J. G. Ballard
(Related: Car, Dreams, American, Assassination, Vietnam, World)

"Between the daylight gambler and the player at night there is the same difference that lies between a careless husband and the lover swooning under his lady's window."
- Honore De Balzac
(Related: HusbDifference, Lady, Lies, Night)

"A good husband is never the first to go to sleep at night or the last to awake in the morning."
- Honore de Balzac
(Related: HusbFirst, Night, Sleep)

"The less I behave like Whistler's mother the night before, the more I look like her the morning after."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Mother, Night)

"It's one of the tragic ironies of the theatre that only one man in it can count on steady work - the night watchman."
- Tallulah Bankhead
(Related: Work, Man, Night, Theatre)

"Our house was bombed, and the roof fell in. We were sitting under the stairs of the basement, and we were quite safe, but it brought home the realization. In two nights 400 people were killed in small town."
- Roger Bannister
(Related: Home, People, Stairs)

"The dead of midnight is the noon of thought."
- Anna Letitia Barbauld
(Related: Thought, Midnight)

"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)

"I live in Spain. Oscars are something that are on TV Sunday night. Basically, very late at night. You don't watch, you just read the news after who won or who lost."
- Javier Bardem
(Related: News, Night, Spain)

"I can't do the same thing every night, the same gestures... it's like putting on dirty panties every day."
- Brigitte Bardot
(Related: Day, Night)

"Knight without fear and without reproach."
- Richard Harris Barham
(Related: Fear, Knight)

"The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment."
- Djuna Barnes
(Related: Day, May, Night, Skin)

"We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards."
- Michael D. Barnes
(Related: Mom, Country, Leaders, March)

"Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?"
- James M. Barrie
(Related: Life)

"Never under any circumstances take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night."
- Dave Barry
(Related: Circumstances, Night)

"It's cool to go to a place that has posters up and it's one night only. It feels more special."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Night)

"I mean, I guess I realized subconsciously that this is what I should be doing before I realized it, consciously. Verbally, I don't think I had committed to it, even though I was driving everywhere, every night, just trying to get on stage."
- Todd Barry
(Related: Driving, Night, Trying)

"I've always said that one night, I'm going to find myself in some field somewhere, I'm standing on grass, and it's raining, and I'm with the person I love, and I know I'm at the very point I've been dreaming of getting to."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Love, Night)

"When I lay my head on the pillow at night I can say I was a decent person today. That's when I feel beautiful."
- Drew Barrymore
(Related: Night, Today)

"The restaurants close here in Salzburg. They don't really have a nightlife in the winter time."
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Related: Time, Restaurants, Winter)

"One of the secrets of a long and fruitful life is to forgive everybody everything everynight before you go to bed."
- Bernard Baruch
(Related: Life, Bed, Secrets)

"Well, if you find a note tonight that sounds good, play the same damn note every night!"
- Count Basie
(Related: Play)

"The U.S. military has done a phenomenal job of creating these facilities almost over-night and dealing with these sworn enemies of America with more respect and dignity than they ever would have considered according our officers had they captured any."
- Charles Foster Bass
(Related: America, Dignity, Enemies, Job, Military, Respect)

"We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose."
- Charles Baudelaire
(Related: Work, Time, Pleasure)

"Television knows no night. It is perpetual day. TV embodies our fear of the dark, of night, of the other side of things."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Fear, Day, Night, Television)

"My grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright wore a red sash on his wedding night. That is glamour!"
- Anne Baxter
(Related: Wedding, Night)

"At the close of the day when the hamlet is still, and mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, when naught but the torrent is heard on the hill, and naught but the nightingale's song in the grove."
- James Beattie
(Related: Day, Forgetfulness, Song)

"Tonight the city is full of morgues, and all the toilets are overflowing. There's shopping malls coming out of the walls, as we walk out among the manure. That's why I pay no mind."
- Beck
(Related: Mind)

"They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more."
- Samuel Beckett
(Related: Grave, Light, Night)

"We then went through the audition process and picked a guy named Richard Campbell and he is no secret to L.A. players as he was with Natalie Cole for years and Three Dog Night."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Night, Years)

"The reward is every night. The 90 minutes is such a payoff for us every night; it makes it all worth it to us. The fans who come to the shows know how much we enjoy this."
- Gerry Beckley
(Related: Fans, Night, Reward, Worth)

"Laughter is day, and sobriety is night; a smile is the twilight that hovers gently between both, more bewitching than either."
- Henry Ward Beecher
(Related: Day, Laughter, Night, Smile, Twilight)

"No Roman ever was able to say, 'I dined last night with the Borgias'."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Night)

"I think everybody has to be better, right from me out. Everybody has to step up their games for us to be successful here. I've been lucky to be on some good teams over the years and that's what it takes, everybody contributing night after night."
- Ed Belfour
(Related: Successful, Games, Night, Right, Years)

"I think that people need to have the courage of their convictions and not be trying to fool people into thinking that they've changed overnight."
- Chris Bell
(Related: People, Courage, Fool, Thinking, Trying)

"I stayed with them for about a year up there and, at night, worked over in Long Island at a club called The High Hat Club which was like a pseudo jazz / blues place."
- William Bell
(Related: Jazz, Night)

"In my opinion butlers ought To know their place, and not to play The Old Retainer night and day."
- Joachim du Bellay
(Related: Day, Night, Old, Opinion, Play)

"An institute run with such knavish imbecility that if it were not the work of God it would not last a fortnight."
- Hilaire Belloc
(Related: Work, God)

"You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Change, Night)

"Anyone who wants to sell you overnight success or wealth is not interested in your success; they are interested in your money."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Money, Success, Wealth)

"Everyone else trains just as hard as well and that there really is no such a thing as overnight success."
- Julie Benz
(Related: Success)

"I feel more comfortable doing films with groups of guys. It's a lot easier for me. There's a difference with women: you can't take them to dinner every night and go crazy."
- Tom Berenger
(Related: Difference, Night)

"So many people are working in vaudeville today that I looked for three weeks to book enough acts for an hour bill and didn't have them until the night before we opened in Buffalo and money was no object!"
- Edgar Bergen
(Related: Money, People, Night, Today)

"My first job was at a Chicago night club called Mr. Kelly's."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Chicago, First, Job, Night)

"The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance."
- Shelley Berman
(Related: Performance, First, Night, Options, Right)

"In daytime, they're doing 50-60 pages a day, whereas nighttime, you do seven or eight."
- Corbin Bernsen
(Related: Day)

"A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future."
- Leonard Bernstein
(Related: Day, Future, Infinite, Liberal, Man, Night, Woman)

"I'm a lucky guy and I'm happy to be with the Yankees. And I want to thank everyone for making this night necessary."
- Yogi Berra
(Related: Night, Want)

"First, it was not a strip bar, it was an erotic club. And second, what can I say? I'm a night owl."
- Marion Berry
(Related: First, Night)

"Learn to reverence night and to put away the vulgar fear of it, for, with the banishment of night from the experience of man, there vanishes as well a religious emotion, a poetic mood, which gives depth to the adventure of humanity."
- Henry Beston
(Related: Experience, Fear, Adventure, Emotion, Humanity, Night, Religious)

"I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time. I don't believe in diets. Have four pints one night, be healthy the next."
- Sophie Ellis Bextor
(Related: Time, Night, Waste)

"The Beliebers have done some pretty crazy stuff. Last week, the night before I was due to do a show in Germany, four girls went into a dumpster so they could sneak into the building. They climbed in and hid. When the guys working on the truck started getting the garbage they found them straight away. It was crazy."
- Justin Bieber
(Related: Building, Germany, Girls, Night, Pretty)

"I look at my clarinet sometimes and I think, I wonder what's going to come out of there tonight? You never know."
- Acker Bilk
(Related: Wonder)

"There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again."
- Rudolf Bing
(Related: Life, Manager, Disaster, First, Night, Opera)

"I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions."
- Traci Bingham
(Related: Beauty, Love, Body, Night)

"The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again."
- Claudia Black
(Related: Time, Family, Home, People, Hope, Actor, Faces, Friends, Night)

"When I worked for Entertainment Tonight I got to emcee Paul McCartney's press conference."
- Nina Blackwood
(Related: Entertainment, Press)

"When it draws near to witching time of night."
- Robert Blair
(Related: Time, Night)

"Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night."
- William Blake
(Related: Act, Evening, Night, Sleep)

"Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white."
- William Blake
(Related: Bible, Day, Night)

"On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses."
- William Bligh
(Related: Time, Being, First, Land, Night)

"My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Life, Career, Childhood, Knight, Play)

"I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Knight)

"Until this movie I have played a boxer, a cowboy, a knight, a prince, an elf and a pirate. I am so glad to have done all of that already, and am ready for this phase of my career."
- Orlando Bloom
(Related: Career, Knight)

"You are safer here tonight than you would be on the streets of any other city in the world."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: World)

"But make no mistake, the President will find in our new majority the voice of the American people as they've expressed it tonight: standing on principle, checking Washington's power and leading the drive for a smaller, less costly, and more accountable government."
- John Boehner
(Related: Government, Power, Mistake, People, American, Leading, Majority, President, Voice, Washington, Will)

"I started out mopping floors, waiting tables, and tending bar at my dad's tavern. I put myself through school working odd jobs and night shifts. I poured my heart and soul into a small business. And when I saw how out-of-touch Washington had become with the core values of this great nation, I put my name forward and ran for office."
- John Boehner
(Related: Business, Dad, Soul, Heart, Values, Jobs, Name, Nation, Night, Office, School, Waiting, Washington)

"If you want to know how rich you really are, find out what would be left of you tomorrow if you should lose every dollar you own tonight."
- William J. H. Boetcker
(Related: Tomorrow, Want)

"Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night."
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Related: Clothes, Night)

"Yes, beef is what was for dinner last night. Tonight it will be my dinner, and it will continue to be."
- Christopher Bond
(Related: Night, Will)

"The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights."
- Giotto di Bondone
(Related: Friends, World)

"With Zeppelin, I tried to play something different every night in my solos. I'd play for 20 minutes but the longest ever was 30 minutes. It's a long time, but whenI was playing it seemed to fly by."
- John Bonham
(Related: Time, Night, Play)

"I remember in the early days when we played six nights a week for a month and I was doing my long drum solo every night. My hands were covered in blisters."
- John Bonham
(Related: Night)

"This China trade deal is basically like the Bobby Knight of trade deals. You know, you abuse, you abuse, you abuse, and then they say 'Well, OK, we'll let you try one more time.'"
- David Bonior
(Related: Time, Abuse, Deals, Knight, Trade)

"I have been away a great deal in the daytime, occasionally at night."
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Related: Night)

"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
(Related: Memory, Night, Solitude, Thinking)

"Summer ends, and Autumn comes, and he who would have it otherwise would have high tide always and a full moon every night."
- Hal Borland
(Related: Autumn, Moon, Night, Summer)

"When it comes down to it, it's giving people a good night out in a basic way and I think my company guarantees that. There's always something new and something to excite us and surprise us, and that's why people come back, I hope."
- Matthew Bourne
(Related: People, Hope, Company, Giving, Night)

"It's like night and day... to do business, in Europe, there is no bull, they are pretty straightforward."
- Caprice Bourret
(Related: Business, Day, Europe, Night, Pretty)

"It will be about which candidate, which of the two candidates remaining, is best suited to make a positive difference in the lives of North Carolina families, and I submit to each of you tonight that I am that candidate and Elizabeth Dole is not."
- Erskine Bowles
(Related: Positive, Difference, Will)

"The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above."
- Paul Bowles
(Related: People, Horror, Lies, Night, Sky)

"Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)

"I have glaucoma, so use eye drops both morning and night."
- Malcolm Boyd
(Related: Eye, Night)

"I still sweat bullets if I go on The Tonight Show, but I tell myself, You can either have fun tonight or you can be shy and miserable. You ask my friends or anyone I work with now - nobody would say I was shy."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Work, Friends, Fun, Now)

"I'm afraid of the dark, so I have a lot of night-lights."
- Lara Flynn Boyle
(Related: Night)

"On one occasion I shared a bed with about seven other people, but we were all having a party overnight."
- Marion Zimmer Bradley
(Related: People, Bed, Party)

"I think A Midsummer Night's Dream would be terrific because of the transformations that occur. Or The Tempest, things like that. Extraordinary larger than life or supernatural element."
- Kenneth Branagh
(Related: Life, Dream, Night, Supernatural)

"People say you should read your criticism because it will make you a better person but it doesn't. It just makes you a sad bitter old showbiz nightmare."
- Jo Brand
(Related: People, Criticism, Old, Will)

"We're introducing separate rooms with double beds in all of our planes so people can actually go with their partner and have a proper night's sleep."
- Richard Branson
(Related: People, Beds, Night, Sleep)

"The genius of America is that we are still a land of undiscovered shores, and we are at our best when we open our hearts and allow the night winds to bring renewed visions of great deeds."
- Phil Bredesen
(Related: Genius, America, Deeds, Land, Night, Open, Visions)

"The first funeral for Andrew Goodman was at night and it was a lot of work. To begin with they had to kill him."
- Jimmy Breslin
(Related: Work, First, Night)

"Oscar night is a ridiculous night where you go to these parties and you see everyone that you've ever wanted to work with and admire."
- Jordana Brewster
(Related: Work, Night)

"The problem with the designated driver programme, it's not a desirable job. But if you ever get sucked into doing it, have fun with it. At then end of the night drop them off at the wrong house."
- Jeff Bridges
(Related: End, Fun, Job, Night, Wrong)

"My delight and thy delight Walking, like two angels white, In the gardens of the night."
- Robert Bridges
(Related: Angels, Delight, Gardens, Night, Walking)

"I like a drink, mate. I'll have maybe 10 or 12 pints on a good night out."
- Eric Bristow
(Related: Night)

"The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping."
- Benjamin Britten
(Related: Idea, Night, Nonsense, Old)

"Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night."
- Rupert Brooke
(Related: Cats, Cities, Night, Will)

"That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school. The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice."
- Garth Brooks
(Related: Football, Night, Practice, School)

"I have a lot of nightmares."
- James L. Brooks
"But I made no efforts to organize my supporters to hold on to the apparatus. Consequently I was soon expelled and my followers, who did not change coats overnight, quietly left or were expelled from the party."
- Earl Browder
(Related: Change, Followers, Party)

"Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep."
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
(Related: Kiss, Children)

"I'm always hoping for the nights that are inspired where you almost have an out of body experience."
- Dave Brubeck
(Related: Experience, Body)

"I know he played on the last record but I don't wake up in the middle of the night thinking of Eric Clapton."
- Jack Bruce
(Related: Night, Thinking)

"The moon is at her full, and riding high, Floods the calm fields with light. The airs that hover in the summer sky Are all asleep tonight."
- William C. Bryant
(Related: Light, Moon, Sky, Summer)

"I had always thought that once you grew up you could do anything you wanted - stay up all night or eat ice-cream straight out of the container."
- Bill Bryson
(Related: Thought, Night)

"There weren't any white people in this country who didn't know who Gladys Knight was. Or the Pips were, as far as that's concerned."
- Peabo Bryson
(Related: People, Country, Knight)

"Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn't leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done."
- Lindsey Buckingham
(Related: Being, Night, Painting)

"Maybe I'm too young to keep good love from going wrong, but tonight you're on my mind, so you never know."
- Jeff Buckley
(Related: Love, Mind, Wrong)

"We believe that according the name 'investors' to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a 'romantic.'"
- Warren Buffett
(Related: Name, Trade)

"The zeal, bravery, and good behavior of the officers and men on the night of June 30, and during July 1, was commendable in the extreme."
- John Buford
(Related: Men, Behavior, Bravery, Extreme, July, June, Night, Zeal)

"The word knight, which originally meant boy or servant, was particularly applied to a young man after he was admitted to the privilege of bearing arms."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Knight, Man, Privilege, Word)

"The preparatory education of candidates for knighthood was long and arduous."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Education)

"Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns."
- Thomas Bulfinch
(Related: Religion, Love, Ambition, Influence, Loyalty, Order, Religious, United)

"The story of Ulysses and Agamemnon and Menelaus, of Jesus, of the Good Knight of Chaucer, lives in every one of us."
- James Lee Burke
(Related: Knight)

"What is life, when wanting love? Night without a morning; love's the cloudless summer sun, nature gay adorning."
- Robert Burton
(Related: Nature, Life, Love, Gay, Night, Summer, Sun)

"Who among us has never looked up into the heavens on a starlit night, lost in wonder at the vastness of space and the beauty of the stars?"
- Jeb Bush
(Related: Beauty, Night, Space, Stars, Wonder)

"I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now."
- Laura Bush
(Related: HusbCountry, Night, Now, Republican, Right, Talk)

"Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Chicago)

"I am here before you tonight to dedicate this administration to bringing a new renaissance of neighborhood life and community spirit, a renewal of confidence in the future of our city and a revival of opportunity for all Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: Life, Opportunity, Chicago, Community, Confidence, Future, Spirit)

"I pledge tonight to be Mayor for all of the people of this city - for one Chicago."
- Jane Byrne
(Related: People, Chicago)

"Between two worlds life hovers like a star, twixt night and morn, upon the horizon's verge."
- Lord Byron
(Related: Life, Night)

"You're the only one who's closing your eyes at night. There's no one else who can do it for you."
- James Caan
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"One night I went over to get some dope from some Hollywood tough guy. After I left, my son Scott, who was only fifteen, went over with a baseball bat to kill him. I was laughing out of one eye and crying out of the other. I thought, Who am I kidding?"
- James Caan
(Related: Son, Thought, Baseball, Eye, Hollywood, Night)

"There came to port last Sunday night the queerest little craft, without an inch of rigging on; I looked and looked - and laughed. It seemed so curious that she should cross the unknown water, and moor herself within my room - my daughter! O my daughter!"
- George Washington Cable
(Related: Night, Water)

"Cockroaches and socialites are the only things that can stay up all night and eat anything."
- Herb Caen
(Related: Night)

"I'm every bourgeois nightmare - a Cockney with intelligence and a million dollars."
- Michael Caine
(Related: Intelligence)

"I've talked to some drummers who seem to have a very hard time staying in shape on the road, including some drummers touring with high-profile acts that don't have to live on fast food every night."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Food, Time, Night, Road)

"The fact that Eddie Vedder likes to play 3 hour plus shows a night, I have to be ready for that."
- Matt Cameron
(Related: Fact, Night, Play)

"The president, just as any other American, deserves a legal defense against personal lawsuits not related to his office. But the costs of that defense should be borne by him and not the taxpayer."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Legal, American, Defense, Office, President)

"I voted for the Defense of Marriage Act but I do not believe we should institutionalize a form of discrimination against any minority by amending the Constitution."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Marriage, Act, Constitution, Defense, Discrimination, Minority)

"Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Time, African, Americans, Beginning, First)

"And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good."
- Ben Nighthorse Campbell
(Related: Death, Trust, Republicans, Saying)

"I'm gonna perform on one of the nights. Good clean fun; we're not going to jail. For the record."
- Luther Campbell
(Related: Fun)

"The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation."
- Elias Canetti
(Related: Infinite, Night, Writing)

"It takes 20 years to make an overnight success."
- Eddie Cantor
(Related: Success, Years)

"But, as we've seen over the last several months, the people in this country are very dissatisfied with the direction that this administration is taking this country. And what we heard last night was absolutely the ignoring of that fact. It was: We're going to continue with this agenda. In fact, we're going to double down on healthcare."
- Eric Cantor
(Related: People, Country, Direction, Fact, Healthcare, Months, Night)

"We played at a club called, the Elbow Room. Don Carlos, the nightclub owner, was very hip and a very important person who made a big impact on my life."
- Jim Capaldi
(Related: Life)

"My message tonight is a simple one - the journey is getting exciting and this great state is on the move."
- Donald L. Carcieri
(Related: Journey, State)

"This is for all of you out there tonight, reaching for a dream - don't ever give up! Never ever listen to anyone, when they try to discourage you, because they do that, believe me!"
- Mariah Carey
(Related: Dream)

"There are nights when the wolves are silent and only the moon howls."
- George Carlin
(Related: Moon)

"Weather forecast for tonight: dark."
- George Carlin
(Related: Weather)

"When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent."
- George Carlin
(Related: Work, Light, Night)

"The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going."
- George Carlin
(Related: Family, Argument, Night)

"I was up late last night yapping about the elections on CNN and up early this morning doing the same thing in my daughter's kindergarten class."
- Tucker Carlson
(Related: Daughter, Class, Elections, Night)

"Acting is probably the greatest therapy in the world. You can get a lot stuff out of you on the set so you don't have to take it home with you at night. It's the stuff between the lines, the empty space between those lines which is interesting."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Home, Acting, Night, Space, Therapy, World)

"We lived within two hundred yards of the sea, and its voice was in our ears night and day."
- Edward Carpenter
(Related: Day, Night, Sea, Voice)

"So I came home and I had a resume and everything, but the only job experience I had was just playing in bars and clubs on my summers off. So, I was temping and stuff during the day and playing music at night."
- Mary Chapin Carpenter
(Related: Experience, Home, Music, Day, Job, Night)

"History keeps her secrets longer than most of us. But she has one secret that I will reveal to you tonight in the greatest confidence. Sometimes there are no winners at all. And sometimes nobody needs to lose."
- John le Carre
(Related: History, Confidence, Needs, Secrets, Will)

"The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained."
- Alexis Carrel
(Related: Day, Night, Results)

"I'm a hard guy to live with. I'm like a caged animal. I'm up all night walking around the living room. It's hard for me to come down from what I do."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: Living, Night, Walking)

"Some nights it was a melee, literally, where I'd be standing trying to defend myself for what I was doing. People would be screaming at me to do my old act, and getting actually violent and angry at me."
- Jim Carrey
(Related: People, Act, Old, Trying)

"I was sitting in the looping studio late one night, and I had this epiphany that they weren't paying me for my acting, for God's sake, but to own me. And from then on, it became clear and an awful lot easier to deal with."
- Angela Carter
(Related: God, Acting, Night)

"It was weird because I was pregnant, throughout that so it was weird being a pregnant witch. I was in a really bad mood but luckily, because I sleep with the director, he just sort of scheduled me so I only had to do it two nights."
- Helena Bonham Carter
(Related: Being, Sleep)

"One morning, about four o'clock, I was driving my car just about as fast as I could. I thought, Why am I out this time of night? I was miserable, and it came to me: I'm falling in love with somebody I have no right to fall in love with."
- June Carter Cash
(Related: Car, Love, Time, Thought, Driving, Night, Right)

"In this respect early youth is exactly like old age; it is a time of waiting for a big trip to an unknown destination. The chief difference is that youth waits for the morning limited and age waits for the night train."
- Bruce Catton
(Related: Age, Time, Difference, Night, Old, Respect, Waiting, Youth)

"The Detroit String Quartet played Brahms last night. Brahms lost."
- Bennett Cerf
(Related: Night)

"In politics, there is no use looking beyond the next fortnight."
- Joseph Chamberlain
(Related: Politics)

"I can't take days off and play like I did last night. Maybe some people can, but I can't."
- Jimmy Chamberlin
(Related: People, Night, Play)

"On that road of the informer, it is always night. I cannot ever inform against anyone without feeling something die within me. I inform without pleasure, because it is necessary."
- Whittaker Chambers
(Related: Feeling, Night, Pleasure, Road)

"Most books today seemed to have been written overnight from books read the day before."
- Nicolas de Chamfort
(Related: Books, Day, Today)

"A good wife is one who serves her husband in the morning like a mother does, loves him in the day like a sister does and pleases him like a prostitute in the night."
- Chanakya
(Related: Mother, Sister, Wife, HusbDay, Night)

"The streets were dark with something more than night."
- Raymond Chandler
(Related: Night)

"I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit."
- Jung Chang
(Related: Time, First, Merit, Open, Study)

"It's funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I'm not in the first episode, but he's at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing."
- Stockard Channing
(Related: Funny, Thought, Friend, Beginning, First, Night)

"I wasn't angry the night I shot him."
- Mark David Chapman
(Related: Night)

"I often write either really early in the morning, or really late at night."
- Tracy Chapman
(Related: Night)

"The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day."
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Related: Family, Court, Day, Justice, Night)

"Medicine is my lawful wife and literature my mistress; when I get tired of one, I spend the night with the other."
- Anton Chekhov
(Related: Wife, Literature, Medicine, Night)

"If ever a man and his wife, or a man and his mistress, who pass nights as well as days together, absolutely lay aside all good breeding, their intimacy will soon degenerate into a coarse familiarity, infallibly productive of contempt or disgust."
- Lord Chesterfield
(Related: Wife, Breeding, Contempt, Disgust, Familiarity, Intimacy, Man, Will)

"What do I miss about the UK? Sadly, almost nothing. Maybe the midnight sun, in June in the north. That's all."
- Lee Child
(Related: June, Midnight, Nothing, Sun)

"One night all the James Brown band was playing on stage and I look in the back and I could see Mick Jagger and Keith Richards trying to get in the club and they couldn't get in cause it was to crowded."
- Tommy Chong
(Related: Cause, Night, Trying)

"To me every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle."
- Walter Chrysler
(Related: Day, Night)

"I think, you know, it was something that I really wanted. I wanted so much to have a son or daughter. We adopted a son. And it was just the most wonderful thing. I think the only thing that was difficult for both Maury and myself were the sleepless nights."
- Connie Chung
(Related: Son, Daughter)

"Little do such men know the toil, the pains, the daily, nightly racking of the brains, to range the thoughts, the matter to digest, to cull fit phrases, and reject the rest."
- Charles Churchill
(Related: Men, Thoughts, Rest)

"Impossible to spend sleepless nights and accomplish anything: if, in my youth, my parents had not financed my insomnias, I should surely have killed myself."
- Emile M. Cioran
(Related: Parents, Youth)

"Last night, two men tried to force my shutters. I recognized them: they are two of Rodin's Italian models. He told them to kill me. I am in his way; he wants to get rid of me."
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Men, Force, Night)

"I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!"
- Camille Claudel
(Related: Bed, Cause, Feeling, Fire, Night, Walking)

"I came from dinner, went downtown with my friends, the elevator was down, I ran down the hall toward my room at 10 at night, having had two glasses of wine."
- Jill Clayburgh
(Related: Friends, Night, Wine)

"I feel that I am a citizen of the American dream and that the revolutionary struggle of which I am a part is a struggle against the American nightmare."
- Eldridge Cleaver
(Related: Dream, American, Struggle)

"Sometimes I wake at night in the White House and rub my eyes and wonder if it is not all a dream."
- Grover Cleveland
(Related: Dream, Eyes, Night, Wonder)

"I can't miss a night's work and let my public down."
- Patsy Cline
(Related: Work, Night, Public)

"I try something new every night. It's an hour show; if it works I maybe try it a few more times and then move that off and try something new. It's a great workshop for me."
- Kate Clinton
(Related: Night)

"The hardest thing is trying not to correct everything on the Internet. It'd be night and day - wrong, wrong, wrong, wrong. So you just have to say, 'All right, I'll take it, bring it on.'"
- George Clooney
(Related: Day, Internet, Night, Right, Trying, Wrong)

"One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country."
- Nick Clooney
(Related: America, Country, Famous)

"I loved downers, almost any kind. Loved the colors of them. Loved them yellow... I did. I would just have a bouquet in my hands at night."
- Rosemary Clooney
(Related: Colors, Night)

"We used to go to the pictures every Saturday night but we had to leave a little bit early and get home and watch Match of the Day - and my wife still complains she missed the last five minutes of every film we saw."
- Brian Clough
(Related: Home, Wife, Day, Film, Night)

"Tonight, I concurred with President Bush when he stated that the decisions on future involvement of U.S. troops in Iraq should be left to the Pentagon and not politicians in Washington."
- Howard Coble
(Related: Decisions, Future, Iraq, Politicians, President, Troops, Washington)

"The night before I compete, I like to have steak. Meat is especially important for female athletes because it provides them with the nutrients they need to perform at their best."
- Sasha Cohen
(Related: Athletes, Night)

"I'm not playing for other musicians. We're trying to reach the guy who works all day and wants to spend a buck at night. We'll keep him happy."
- Nat King Cole
(Related: Day, Musicians, Night, Trying)

"How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die."
- Thomas Cole
(Related: Night, Stars)

"The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after."
- Dabney Coleman
(Related: Acting, Months, Night, Schools)

"I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour."
- Monique Coleman
(Related: Kids, Night, School)

"Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time."
- Ornette Coleman
(Related: Music, Time, Jazz, Night)

"Every night is a joy; you get an hour and a half of all these hits. It's a lot of fun."
- Phil Collen
(Related: Fun, Joy, Night)

"I usually hang around the room listening to a bit of last night's show. If there's one available, I go to the steam room every day for my voice. I spend half an hour there and then I eat, because I can't eat later than four o'clock. Then I go for a soundcheck. That's my day."
- Phil Collins
(Related: Day, Listening, Night, Voice)

"Pinocchio, spurred on by the hope of finding his father and of being in time to save him, swam all night long."
- Carlo Collodi
(Related: Time, Father, Hope, Being, Night)

"I mean, I'm obviously not one of those people who's so beautiful women take their clothes off when I walk into the room. I didn't become a star overnight."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Women, People, Clothes)

"Ninety percent of people's nightmares is standing in front of 1,000 people. Did you know that? And having to speak. You would have thought it would have been a madman tying you up and taking your eyes out."
- Robbie Coltrane
(Related: Thought, People, Eyes)

"Stood off and on during the night, determining not to come to anchor till morning, fearing to meet with shoals; continued our course in the morning; and as the island was found to be six or seven leagues distant, and the tide was against us, it was noon when we arrived there."
- Christopher Columbus
(Related: Night)

"When you become a mom you just learn how to function sleep deprived and you do get used to it. I came back to work when Finley was three months old and the first few months were rough. Then somehow you learn to exist on no sleep and now when he does upon occasion sleep through the night, which is like a full six hours, you're pretty sure he's suffocating. So you don't sleep anyway."
- Holly Marie Combs
(Related: Mom, Work, First, Months, Night, Now, Old, Pretty, Sleep)

"The inventory goes down the elevator every night."
- Fairfax Cone
(Related: Night)

"I've chosen not to live in Hollywood, and instead I live in Brooklyn, New York. It's how I like to live. I'd rather hang out with my kids and family when I'm not working. Going to premieres is not my idea of a fun night out."
- Jennifer Connelly
(Related: Family, Idea, Fun, Hollywood, Kids, Night)

"To me, Batman is definately Bruce Wayne's darker side. The challenge is playing it as two separate aspects of the same person. I have to create the illusion of a Dark Knight, who's mysterious and strong."
- Kevin Conroy
(Related: Challenge, Illusion, Knight)

"I'm a late-night guy."
- Dane Cook
"We need more of the Office Desk and less of the Show Window in politics. Let men in office substitute the midnight oil for the limelight."
- Calvin Coolidge
(Related: Men, Politics, Midnight, Office, Oil)

"I looked it at like this way. To get folks to like you, as a screen player I mean, I figured you had to sort of be their ideal. I don't mean a handsome knight riding a white horse, but a fella who answered the description of a right guy."
- Gary Cooper
(Related: Knight, Right)

"I would also like to act, once in a while, but not get up every morning at 5:30 or six o'clock and pound into the studio and get home at 7:30 or eight o'clock at night, or act over and over and over every night on Broadway, either."
- Jackie Cooper
(Related: Home, Act, Night)

"Last night I dreamt I ate a ten pound marshmallow. When I woke up the pillow was gone."
- Tommy Cooper
(Related: Night)

"I learned more about elections on election night 2000 than I ever did during my 16 years of schooling."
- Rob Corddry
(Related: Elections, Night, Years)

"I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night."
- Marie Corelli
(Related: Home, HusbPurpose, Night, Pets)

"And if you dont believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light."
- Chris Cornell
(Related: Light, Night, Sun, Will)

"Oh, the summer night, Has a smile of light, And she sits on a sapphire throne."
- Barry Cornwall
(Related: Light, Night, Smile, Summer)

"Night fell clean and cold in Dublin, and wind moaned beyond my room as if a million pipes played the air."
- Patricia Cornwell
(Related: Night, Wind)

"Our parents were very strict. Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules, such as after six on a school night you didn't go out, and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time. It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up."
- Caroline Corr
(Related: Home, Time, Night, Parents, Rules, School)

"He travels safest in the dark night who travels lightest."
- Hernando Cortez
(Related: Night)

"War is eternity jammed into frantic minutes that will fill a lifetime with dreams and nightmares."
- John Cory
(Related: Dreams, War, Eternity, Will)

"You have to face the fact that I have no reputation as a composer; I have my reputation as a songwriter and a performer-and that opportunity came this summer, when I was invited to perform at the Lincoln Centre festival in New York... three nights."
- Elvis Costello
(Related: Opportunity, Fact, Reputation, Summer)

"But, you know, they don't enjoy the dinner hour together. It's just not as much of a ritual at night and it's interesting. I think the ritual is taking place perhaps more in the morning."
- Katie Couric
(Related: Night, Ritual)

"I met someone the other night who's 28 years old, and he hasn't worked a day since he left college because he's pursuing a dream he'll never, ever realize: He thinks he's a great singer. Actually, he's crap."
- Simon Cowell
(Related: Dream, College, Day, Night, Old, Years)

"Where every moment is about truth and I think it's a great challenge every night. That's what really drove me to wanting to do theatre, and it's great."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Truth, Challenge, Night, Theatre)

"I've done that I was touring a couple of years ago with R. Kelly and the Lillith Fair, I would do the late night underground gigs as well because it's always around those times that there was a hot song, either on the radio or in the clubs, it would just be simultaneous."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Night, Song, Years)

"I've always been switching around the show to accommodate the audience, and you know it really makes it a lot more fun for me and keeps it fresh so that I'm not complacent with the same show every night and with every audience."
- Deborah Cox
(Related: Fun, Night)

"Mary and I look eerily similar but other than that, the differences are pretty much night and day."
- Nikki Cox
(Related: Day, Night, Pretty)

"We agreed to do it when I was drunk at his house one night, then on the day I had to have four large brandies - they didn't touch the sides at all. People just got on with it though. It didn't gather a crowd!"
- Daniel Craig
(Related: People, Day, Night)

"Looking back, video game design seems a natural fit, although there was no such thing when I was growing up. I built a Tic-Tac-Toe playing machine in my teens which went up in smoke on the night it was scheduled to go to a science fair."
- David Crane
(Related: Design, Science, Growing up, Machine, Night)

"I would not fear nor wish my fate, but boldly say each night, tomorrow let my sun his beams display, or in clouds hide them; I have lived today."
- Abraham Crowley
(Related: Fear, Clouds, Fate, Night, Sun, Today, Tomorrow)

"I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning."
- Aleister Crowley
(Related: Faith, Doubt, Night)

"I had very clever producers, who scheduled it brilliantly, but scheduling it was a nightmare."
- John Crowley
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting."
- e. e. cummings
(Related: Battle, Being, Day, Fight, Fighting, Night, World)

"My dear doctor, I am surprised to hear you say that I am coughing very badly, as I have been practising all night."
- John Philpot Curran
(Related: Night)

"One of the best things that ever happened to me was Rocky Horror being a total flop in New York as a play. I mean, it was a disaster, and it was the night of the long knives as far as the critics were concerned."
- Tim Curry
(Related: Being, Disaster, Horror, Night, Play)

"We usually break our records every Monday, so we'll see what turns up tonight after midnight. Next month it'll probably be higher, which is always weird."
- Drew Curtis
(Related: Midnight)

"She had the kids during the day and I would have them at night. That way they were never alone. I would put the kids to bed, and then I had nothing to do and nobody to talk to, so I would write."
- Clive Cussler
(Related: Bed, Day, Kids, Night, Nothing, Talk)

"You don't have to go out and party every night. You can act because it's your dream."
- Miley Cyrus
(Related: Dream, Act, Night, Party)

"People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success."
- James Daly
(Related: Success, People)

"You lie awake at 3 in the morning thinking of story ideas. You're online at 8 a.m. on a Sunday or midnight on a Wednesday. It's a job that you never push aside."
- James Daly
(Related: Lie, Ideas, Job, Midnight, Thinking)

"I was hanging out with Jonathan Richman last night."
- Evan Dando
(Related: Night)

"I saved a girl from being attacked last night. I controlled myself."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Being, Night)

"I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Fight, Night)

"My wife met me at the door the other night in a sexy negligee. Unfortunately, she was just coming home."
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Home, Wife, Night)

"With me, nothing goes right. My psychiatrist said my wife and I should have sex every night. Now, we'll never see each other!"
- Rodney Dangerfield
(Related: Sex, Wife, Night, Nothing, Now, Right)

"It's kind of like Silence of the lambs meets Boogey Nights."
- Brittany Daniel
(Related: Silence)

"So tonight I propose one more step that I would rather not propose. I ask the most fortunate among us, those citizens earning over $100,000 per year, for one year, to pay an additional one percent on the income they receive."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Income)

"I saw Ronnie Hawkins play near my hometown, Port Dover, Ontario, and I saw him play there on New Year's Eve and the following spring I booked myself to be his opening act on maybe five shows, and he hired me after the first night."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Act, First, New year, Night, Play, Spring)

"When I used to play nightclubs, you had to play Top 40 or favorite oldies that maybe people could relate to."
- Rick Danko
(Related: People, Favorite, Play)

"You have to remember the band played from 1960 to 1965, every night. You get into a rut playing nightclubs every night, and you didn't want to run it into the ground."
- Rick Danko
(Related: Night, Want)

"I prepared my intervention the night before I spoke. As it happened, there were about 44 cardinals who wished to speak but could not because there was not enough time. I was one of the last to speak."
- Godfried Danneels
(Related: Time, Night)

"I loved doing Shakespeare. My two favorite roles, in fact, have been Viola in Twelfth Night and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Dream, Fact, Favorite, Night, Shakespeare)

"You learn more discipline in the theatre than you do in movies or TV. You're on stage every night and you have to sustain your energy level tor several hours."
- Blythe Danner
(Related: Movies, Discipline, Energy, Night, Theatre)

"The joke I wanted to put into one of the promos for this new season, was to have a guy come up to me and say, Hey! Tony! I love your show, I've watched you every night since you started! And then I'd say, Ah! You're the one!"
- Tony Danza
(Related: Love, Night)

"I no longer teach law. But when I did I advised my students that they should never accept a case if it meant that by doing so you couldn't sleep at night."
- Christopher Darden
(Related: Law, Night, Sleep, Students)

"Any fool knows that bravado is always a cover-up for insecurity. That's the truth. And on that note, I'll say goodnight. God love you."
- Bobby Darin
(Related: Love, God, Truth, Fool, Insecurity)

"The cries of the sufferers on the remaining part of the wreck were heard during the night."
- Grace Darling
(Related: Night)

"A lot of people who were the best in their fields. I was fortunate enough to be friends with Sammy Davis, Jr. - I spent a lot of time with Sammy. I was over at his house almost every night. Those people were very special and very special for me."
- James Darren
(Related: Time, People, Friends, Night)

"And hail their queen, fair regent of the night."
- Erasmus Darwin
(Related: Night, Queen)

"Gay nightclubs offer better dance music."
- Jack Davenport
(Related: Music, Dance, Gay)

"I am working on my nightclub act, definitely want to do more singing."
- Keith David
(Related: Act, Singing, Want)

"I learned the first night that IHOP's not the place to order fish."
- Larry David
(Related: First, Fish, Night, Order)

"I often think that a slightly exposed shoulder emerging from a long satin nightgown packs more sex than two naked bodies in bed."
- Bette Davis
(Related: Sex, Bed)

"I worked night and day for twelve years to prevent the war, but I could not. The North was mad and blind, would not let us govern ourselves, and so the war came."
- Jefferson Davis
(Related: War, Blind, Day, Night, Years)

"I got problems. I freak out, go to a shrink, go through all kinds of therapy and stuff, but I'm learning how to deal with it. That's why I've chosen one hour a night to get all of my aggressions out. to really tell the world the way I feel."
- Jonathan Davis
(Related: Learning, Night, Problems, Therapy, World)

"These rooms are decorated in two days. It's all kept secret. The neighbors spend the night in each other's home. They don't see their finished room until the end of the second day. They have no say what happens in their own home."
- Paige Davis
(Related: Home, Day, End, Neighbors, Night)

"It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Heart, Man, Night, Summer, Talk, Ugly, Words)

"The more I thought of the McClure offer the less I thought of it. So I told him last night I was satisfied where I was, and that the $75 he offered me was no inducement."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Thought, Night)

"Wednesday a junior came to me, and told me I was to be hazed as I left the Opera House Friday night."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Night, Opera)

"To-night I am going to take a party to the headquarters of the fire department, where I have a cinch on the captain, a very nice fellow, who is unusually grateful for something I wrote about him and his men. They are going to do the Still Alarm act for me."
- Richard H. Davis
(Related: Men, Act, Fire, Party)

"All through the night, like the tumult of a river when it races between the cliffs of a canyon, in my sleep I could hear the steady roar of the passing army."
- Richard Harding Davis
(Related: Army, Night, Sleep)

"Reality is never as bad as a nightmare, as the mental tortures we inflict on ourselves."
- Sammy Davis, Jr.
(Related: Reality)

"When we have spiritual reading at meals, when we have the rosary at night, when we have study groups, forums, when we go out to distribute literature at meetings, or sell it on the street corners, Christ is there with us."
- Dorothy Day
(Related: Christ, Literature, Meetings, Night, Reading, Spiritual, Study)

"Marriage commissioners who choose not to marry homosexuals are being fired. A Knights of Columbus chapter in British Columbia is in court because it chooses not allow a lesbian group to use its facility for marriage ceremonies. The list goes on."
- Stockwell Day
(Related: Marriage, Being, Columbus, Court, Lesbian)

"Bob summed it up best when he was on his knees at the end of the night saying, 'Don't trust in Guided By Voices.' You were there; was the show awful or something? I know it was sloppy, but they're not really that tight anyway, but was it embarrassing, was it sad?"
- Kim Deal
(Related: Trust, End, Night, Saying)

"Mississippi Mermaid was a very special experience because we only had the dialogues for the scenes we were shooting the night before."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Experience, Night)

"We have the capacity to receive messages from the stars and the songs of the night winds."
- Ruth St. Denis
(Related: Night, Songs, Stars)

"The band would play on the night off for the local hotel bands and we'd back all the different acts. So I'd been advised by good friends of mine to come back to Hawaii. Oh, I loved Honolulu, playing at a place right on the beach at Waikiki!"
- Martin Denny
(Related: Beach, Friends, Night, Play, Right)

"The court of last resort is no longer the Supreme Court. It's "Nightline.""
- Alan Dershowitz
(Related: Court)

"When I used to go to Elvis's house was always a nightmare trying to get into the house because of so many fans outside the gate and he really couldn't go anywhere without sneaking in or doing something because people just wanted to be around him and to be with him."
- Jackie DeShannon
(Related: People, Fans, Trying)

"The sword was a very elegant weapon in the days of the samurai. You had honor and chivalry much like the knights, and yet it was a gruesome and horrific weapon."
- Dustin Diamond
(Related: Chivalry, Honor)

"With Romeo and Juliet, you're talking about two people who meet one night, and get married the same night. I believe in love at first sight-but it hasn't happened to me yet."
- Leonardo DiCaprio
(Related: Love, People, First, Night, Sight, Talking)

"Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night."
- Philip K. Dick
(Related: Night)

"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."
- Charles Dickens
(Related: Nature, Time, Progress, Grave, Night)

"Dying is a wild night and a new road."
- Emily Dickinson
(Related: Dying, Night, Road)

"Was there ever in anyone's life span a point free in time, devoid of memory, a night when choice was any more than the sum of all the choices gone before?"
- Joan Didion
(Related: Life, Time, Choice, Choices, Memory, Night)

"Like I went out to a predominantly black club last night and nobody said anything and I was wishing somebody would so that someone would dance with me."
- Taye Diggs
(Related: Dance, Night, Wishing)

"The American public tunes in every night hoping to see two people screwing. Obviously, we can't give them that but let's always keep it in mind."
- Barry Diller
(Related: People, American, Mind, Night, Public)

"It's absolutely fine to think of new ways of doing things, and I'm not just asking for the traditional reporter to look into our living rooms night after night."
- Jonathan Dimbleby
(Related: Living, Night)

"I went downtown as a lawyer and then I worked in a liquor store at night, as I had done all through law school. And so when I got to the point where I could give up the night job, I joined the political club."
- David Dinkins
(Related: Job, Law, Liquor, Night, School)

"The thing is, playing with us, whoever was the left winger had to come to play every night because that's the way it was. Charlie came in and he just fit that role - big and strong around the net."
- Marcel Dionne
(Related: Night, Play)

"At times, it was an incredible blessing to have all the attention; at times it was a logistical nightmare."
- Rocco DiSpirito
(Related: Attention)

"Look thy last on all things lovely, Every hour - let no night Seal thy sense in deathly slumber Till to delight Thou hast paid thy utmost blessing."
- Austin Dobson
(Related: Delight, Night, Sense)

"It's like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Car, Driving, Night)

"Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way."
- E. L. Doctorow
(Related: Driving, Night, Writing)

"Anyone who has spent a few nights in a tent during a storm can tell you: The world doesn't care all that much if you live or die."
- Anthony Doerr
(Related: Care, World)

"All my fans tell me what a glamorous life I have, but I tell them how hard I work and how many nights I spend alone with my dogs, eating chicken pot pie in my bedroom."
- Shannen Doherty
(Related: Life, Work, Dogs, Eating, Fans)

"The Brooklyn Dodgers had a no hitter last night."
- Bob Dole
(Related: Night)

"I love mysteries, and I read them every night before I go to bed."
- David Herbert Donald
(Related: Love, Bed, Night)

"And on election night I'd go down to city hall in El Paso, Texas and cover the election. In those days, of course, we didn't have exit polls. You didn't know who had won the election until they actually counted the votes. I thought that was exciting too."
- Sam Donaldson
(Related: Thought, Night)

"Sometimes I wake up in the middle of the night and wonder how I do these things. I can embarrass myself so badly that I literally get a hot prickle down the back of my neck."
- Daisy Donovan
(Related: Night, Wonder)

"We were big Saturday Night Live and Eddie Murphy fans."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: Fans, Night)

"I love sketch comedy. My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks. That would be my fantasy. I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny."
- Illeana Douglas
(Related: Funny, Love, Goal, Brooks, Comedy, Day, Fantasy, Night, Thinking)

"I've always just shown up and tried to figure out what's for lunch and am I going to get to play some racquetball that night."
- Robert Downey, Jr.
(Related: Night, Play)

"I dropped out of college my junior year to do Saturday Night Live, and I didn't even consult my parents. They were very supportive because they had no choice."
- Julia Louis Dreyfus
(Related: Choice, College, Night, Parents)

"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 Drucker
(Related: Country, Future, Night, Road, Trying)

"I guess I so desperately want to see us put this planet right. It's so horrifying to me that a fifth of us are starving every night, and that forty thousand children die every single day."
- Ann Druyan
(Related: Children, Day, Night, Right, Want)

"Willie Mays was the best ever. When I was in college I once made a catch like the one Mays made over his head. Sometimes when I'm lying in bed at night I think about it. It still makes me warm."
- David Duchovny
(Related: Bed, College, Lying, Night)

"You know, nobody eats in England. Three or four pints of English beer a night fills you. I can't say I'm very impressed with the food in America. it's all sort of bland. Like turkey sandwiches."
- Anne Dudley
(Related: Food, America, Beer, EnglEnglish, Night, Turkey)

"When I'm on tour, I'm in a new city every single night, and the energy and the crowds and the kids and the screaming and them knowing every single word of my music and being onstage is such an energetic feeling with a big payoff."
- Hilary Duff
(Related: Music, Being, Crowds, Energy, Feeling, Kids, Night, Word)

"When I was a kid, I'd kneel down at the side of my bed every night before I went to sleep, and my mother and I would say a Greek prayer to the Virgin Mary."
- Olympia Dukakis
(Related: Mother, Bed, Night, Prayer, Sleep)

"I think my real depressions started when I was about 16 and doing The Patty Duke Show. I would go to bed at about 10 o'clock on a Friday night and not get up again until 6:30 Monday morning."
- Patty Duke
(Related: Bed, Night)

"To God be humble, to thy friend be kind, and with thy neighbors gladly lend and borrow; His chance tonight, it maybe thine tomorrow."
- William Dunbar
(Related: God, Friend, Chance, Neighbors, Tomorrow)

"One or two of the trips were a bit scary. Soldiers had me at gun point on one trip, locked me in my van all night and escorted me in and out of buildings when I wanted to wash."
- Joey Dunlop
(Related: Night, Soldiers)

"A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders."
- Lord Dunsany
(Related: Man, Night, Wonders)

"Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day."
- Marguerite Duras
(Related: Alcohol, Darkness, Day, Man, Night, Words)

"I had become, with the approach of night, once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything."
- Lawrence Durrell
(Related: Time, Journey, Loneliness, Night, Yield)

"In my first movie, That Night, with Juliette Lewis, I had a scene with two other girls where we applied a cream to our chests to make our breasts grow. I was 10."
- Eliza Dushku
(Related: First, Girls, Night)

"Probably one of the happiest moments, outside the birth of all of my kids, was the first time we won an Emmy, that the show won an Emmy. That was a big night."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Time, First, Kids, Moments, Night)

"No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles. My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business, a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just lost a couple of months ago."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Home, Business, Friend, Months, Night, Right)

"I think the saddest moment in my life just happened two months ago. My old nightclub partner passed away, Phil Erickson down in Atlanta. He - I owe him everything. He put me in the business and taught me about everything I know."
- Dick Van Dyke
(Related: Business, Life, Months, Old)

"What's money? A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and goes to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Money, Bed, Man, 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."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Man, Night)

"A person is a success if they get up in the morning and gets to bed at night and in between does what he wants to do."
- Bob Dylan
(Related: Success, Bed, Night)

"I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore."
- George Eads
(Related: Character, Sleep)

"I enjoy Saturday night racing."
- Dale Earnhardt
(Related: Night, Racing)

"Patience can't be acquired overnight. It is just like building up a muscle. Every day you need to work on it."
- Eknath Easwaran
(Related: Work, Building, Day, Patience)

"The school-boy doesn't force himself to learn his vocabularies and rules altogether at night, but knows that be must impress them again in the morning."
- Hermann Ebbinghaus
(Related: Force, Night, Rules, School)

"Never work just for money or for power. They won't save your soul or help you sleep at night."
- Marian Wright Edelman
(Related: Money, Work, Power, Soul, Help, Night, Sleep)

"A boy is holding a girl so very tight in his arms tonight."
- Edward VIII
"In sixth grade, my basketball team made it to the league championships. In double overtime, with three seconds left, I rebounded the ball and passed it - to the wrong team! They scored at the buzzer and we lost the game. To this day, I still have nightmares!"
- Zac Efron
(Related: Basketball, Day, Wrong)

"I think if you're fame-hungry, go out to a nightclub and get drunk... why do that? I don't understand how some people would want fame so bad that they'd go out and get negative attention to earn it."
- Zac Efron
(Related: People, Negative, Attention, Fame, Want)

"People are surprised at how down-to-earth I am. I like to stay home on Friday nights and listen to 'The Art of Happiness' by the Dalai Lama."
- Carmen Electra
(Related: Art, Home, People, Happiness)

"Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night."
- George Eliot
(Related: Effect, Faces, Night, Silence, Sound, Voice)

"I missed the boat when I was doing Late Night."
- Chris Elliott
(Related: Night)

"If the stars should appear but one night every thousand years how man would marvel and stare."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Man, Night, Stars, Years)

"I always wished for this, but it's almost turning into more of a nightmare than a dream."
- Eminem
(Related: Dream)

"I try to get them working. My older son is 10 and he's pretty interested. We had a dinner party the other night and he helped a lot. He helped peel asparagus; he hung out. It was great."
- Todd English
(Related: Son, Night, Party, Pretty)

"Most of my nightmares involve me forgetting my lines in a stage play."
- Robert Englund
(Related: Play)

"They have what you call a black night where they have black people come in for just one night only to watch comedy, and you get all your local drug dealers, thugs, prostitutes, all of them come in, sit down, and listen to you tell jokes. They the hardest people to make laugh."
- Mike Epps
(Related: People, Comedy, Jokes, Night)

"This isn't really a convention, This is really an infomercial. And every night we'll have a different infomercial and people view it with a certain level of cynicism."
- Susan Estrich
(Related: People, Cynicism, Night)

"Being as versatile as I am, I take offense to the notion that no serious musician would not be doing a late night talk show gig. One has to be open enough in other areas to be able to contribute to a show like this."
- Kevin Eubanks
(Related: Being, Night, Open, Talk)

"We had a big party that night and everybody went around gathering results from various precincts and each person would get four or five precincts and then come to the house. There were no cell phones or anything to get results phoned in early."
- Daniel J. Evans
(Related: Night, Party, Results)

"My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Dad, Work, Summer, Umpire)

"When I was 14, I played in a summer league. One night the chief umpire asked me if I would like to try umpiring. There was a Little League tournament coming up and he needed more umpires than he had."
- Jim Evans
(Related: Night, Summer, Umpire)

"Well folks, that's about it for the show tonight."
- John Fahey
"Last night I neglected to mention something that bears repeating."
- Ron Fairly
(Related: Night)

"The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity."
- Ron Fairly
(Related: Wind)

"I work 6:00 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week."
- Jerry Falwell
(Related: Work, Midnight)

"I couldn't get that same feeling during the day, with my hands in dirty dish water and the hard sun showing up the dirtiness on the roof tops. And after a time, even at night, the feeling of God didn't last."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: God, Time, Day, Feeling, Night, Sun, Water)

"I used to lie between cool, clean sheets at night after I'd had a bath, after I had washed my hair and scrubbed my knuckles and finger-nails and teeth. Then I could lie quite still in the dark with my face to the window with the trees in it, and talk to God."
- Frances Farmer
(Related: God, Lie, Hair, Night, Talk, Trees)

"The women all want to dance. I dance all night every night."
- Minnesota Fats
(Related: Women, Dance, Night, Want)

"Tomorrow night is nothing but one long sleepless wrestle with yesterday's omissions and regrets."
- William Faulkner
(Related: Night, Nothing, Tomorrow, Yesterday)

"I don't worry anymore about where's the big hangout Tuesday night, Friday. Couldn't tell you and no one comes to me for advice anymore in those areas anymore, so real boring I would say."
- Brett Favre
(Related: Advice, Night, Worry)

"If you live in Israel and you see the way life is there and then you go abroad and see the way Israel is reported on, the way that Israel gets reported on night after night is simply pictures of bombings or military actions."
- Douglas Feith
(Related: Life, Actions, Israel, Military, Night)

"I met my wife by breaking two of my rules: never date a girl seriously that you meet at a nightclub and never date a fan."
- Corey Feldman
(Related: Wife)

"I've always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor."
- Barbara Feldon
(Related: Knight, Sense)

"Wasted Days and Wasted Nights, it's about days very wrongly invested in a love affair."
- Freddy Fender
(Related: Love)

"People think we don't give a toss about the game, but when I walked out of Windsor Park that night I felt lower than a snake's belly. The reality is still there."
- Rio Ferdinand
(Related: People, Night, Reality)

"As a kid, there are some things you looked forward to. You looked forward to Charlie Brown during Halloween and you looked forward to Monday Night Football."
- Nick Ferguson
(Related: Football, Night)

"Saturday Night Live is such a comedy boot camp in a way, because you get to work with so many different people who come in to host the show and you get thrown into so many situations and learn how to think on your feet, so filmmaking actually feels slow, in a good way."
- Will Ferrell
(Related: Work, People, Comedy, Feet, Night)

"I think if you ask any of us here, we all dreamed of ending up on Saturday Night Live. I remember thinking, 'I'll just keep doing this as long as I can get away with it.'"
- Tina Fey
(Related: Ending, Night, Thinking)

"Most of the time you're too busy to think about it. But every now and then you say, 'I work at "Saturday Night Live," and that is so cool."
- Tina Fey
(Related: Time, Work, Night, Now)

"Poets say science takes away from the beauty of the stars - mere globs of gas atoms. I, too, can see the stars on a desert night, and feel them. But do I see less or more?"
- Richard P. Feynman
(Related: Beauty, Science, Atoms, Night, Poets, Stars)

"Marry an outdoors woman. Then if you throw her out into the yard on a cold night, she can still survive."
- W. C. Fields
(Related: Night, Woman)

"If you can't pay for a thing, don't buy it. If you can't get paid for it, don't sell it. Do this, and you will have calm and drowsy nights, with all of the good business you have now and none of the bad. If you have time, don't wait for time."
- Ernst Fischer
(Related: Business, Time, Now, Will)

"I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians."
- Joely Fisher
(Related: Comedians, Listening, Meeting, Night, Old)

"In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day."
- F. Scott Fitzgerald
(Related: Soul, Day, Night)

"I'm every woman's dream and every man's nightmare."
- Ric Flair
(Related: Dream, Man, Woman)

"I don't like cruises. Period. My biggest nightmare is being stuck on a boat."
- Joe Flanigan
(Related: Being)

"My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education."
- Renee Fleming
(Related: Education, Music, Night, Parents, Singing)

"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)

"Night is the mother of thoughts."
- John Florio
(Related: Mother, Thoughts, Night)

"There was just no way I could leave this little Martin guitar in my apartment overnight or even in the afternoon, and expect to find it there when I got back."
- Steve Forbert
(Related: Guitar, Martin)

"My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over."
- Gerald R. Ford
(Related: Americans)

"What is news? It's hard to quantify. Certainly news has changed completely, and the morning shows are not really designed to bring you the news, except to tell you what happened overnight, and the rest of it is a kind of magazine mentality - a little bit of this, a little bit of that. It's harder to be an educated and informed citizen."
- Harrison Ford
(Related: News, Rest)

"I do not believe a man can ever leave his business. He ought to think of it by day and dream of it by night."
- Henry Ford
(Related: Business, Dream, Day, Man, Night)

"When you do a show five days a week and one night a week, the way I was doing, you use up so much music every day that pretty soon you find yourself hustling for material."
- Tennessee Ernie Ford
(Related: Music, Day, Night, Pretty)

"I mean a song that's specifically for the girls. It's saying you know we talk about them night and day, we're constantly pondering on men and what they've done good and what they've done bad and all these things in our lives."
- Willa Ford
(Related: Men, Day, Girls, Night, Saying, Song, Talk)

"It's a mood record. Like one night you're going to be down in the dumps depressed because you're thinking about your ex-boyfriend and the next moment you're gonna be like screw him you know? And the next one you're saying to yourself "God I'm in love.""
- Willa Ford
(Related: Love, Night, Saying, Thinking)

"The referee is going to be the most important person in the ring tonight besides the fighters."
- George Foreman
"At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity."
- E. M. Forster
(Related: Books, Dignity, Fire, Night)

"The man in gray decided to take the Glen Suite of diamonds at midnight. Provided they were still in the apartment safe and the occupants away. This he needed to know. So he watched and he waited. At half past seven he was rewarded."
- Frederick Forsyth
(Related: Man, Midnight, Past)

"But the reason I became, why I wanted to be in the business was because there was Midnight Cowboy."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Business, Midnight, Reason)

"I fantasize about having a manual job where I can come home at night, read a book and not feel responsible for what will happen the next day."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Home, Day, Job, Night, Will)

"I had to take my makeup off at work every night. I wasn't allowed to do it at home because my mom said that when your work day is done, you're done with work."
- Jodie Foster
(Related: Home, Mom, Work, Day, Makeup, Night)

"The oldest form of theater is the dinner table. It's got five or six people, new show every night, same players. Good ensemble; the people have worked together a lot."
- Michael J. Fox
(Related: People, Night, Theater)

"She still talks to me now, only now she talks to me in my dreams. And I can't wait to go to sleep tonight because we have a lot to talk about. I love you."
- Jamie Foxx
(Related: Love, Dreams, Now, Sleep, Talk)

"Christmas in Bethlehem. The ancient dream: a cold, clear night made brilliant by a glorious star, the smell of incense, shepherds and wise men falling to their knees in adoration of the sweet baby, the incarnation of perfect love."
- Lucinda Franks
(Related: Love, Men, Baby, Christmas, Night)

"Who are taking to the witch burning Saturday night?"
- Stan Freberg
(Related: Night)

"Because when I have been busy at the United Nations during crises, it has meant working day and night."
- Pauline Frederick
(Related: Day, Nations, Night, United)

"That's what Kiss is all about - not just music, but entertainment, y'know? We're there to take you away from your problems, and rock and roll all night and party every day for those two hours you're at the concert."
- Ace Frehley
(Related: Music, Kiss, Day, Entertainment, Night, Party, Problems)

"Turn up your radio. Watch lots of telly and eat loads of choc. Feel guilty. Stay up all night. Learn everything in six hours that has taken you two years to compile. That's how I did it."
- Dawn French
(Related: Night, Years)

"Love is staying up all night with a sick child - or a healthy adult."
- David Frost
(Related: Love, Night)

"When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house. We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night; that's when it started getting dark. That was it."
- Daisy Fuentes
(Related: Boys, Night, Visit)

"Prayer: the key of the day and the lock of the night."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Day, Key, Night)

"I see the player piano as the grandfather of the computer, the ancestor of the entire nightmare we live in, the birth of the binary world where there is no option other than yes or no and where there is no refuge."
- William Gaddis
(Related: Computer, World)

"I've loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night."
- Galileo Galilei
(Related: Night, Stars)

"I was walking along and this chair came flying past me, and another, and another, and I thought, man, is this gonna be a good night."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Thought, Flying, Man, Night, Past, Walking)

"You've seen one of the our gigs you've seen 'em all. But if you're into the music, you'll know that we played better the night before or we can play better."
- Liam Gallagher
(Related: Music, Night, Play)

"In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people."
- Judy Garland
(Related: Love, People, Applause, Man, Night, Silence, Words)

"You are never so alone as when you are ill on stage. The most nightmarish feeling in the world is suddenly to feel like throwing up in front of four thousand people."
- Judy Garland
(Related: People, Feeling, World)

"I derive no pleasure from prosecuting a man, even though I know he's guilty; do you think I could sleep at night or look at myself in the mirror in the morning if I hounded an innocent man?"
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Man, Night, Pleasure, Sleep)

"My heart burnt within me with indignation and grief; we could think of nothing else. All night long we had only snatches of sleep, waking up perpetually to the sense of a great shock and grief. Every one is feeling the same. I never knew so universal a feeling."
- Elizabeth Gaskell
(Related: Heart, Feeling, Grief, Night, Nothing, Sense, Sleep, Waking)

"Our people went out every single night trying to stop crime before it happened, trying to take people off the street that they believed were involved in crime. That made us a very aggressive, proactive police department."
- Daryl Gates
(Related: People, Crime, Night, Police, Trying)

"Physically I'm tired at the end of the day and quite glad to be reading in bed by midnight."
- Bob Geldof
(Related: Bed, Day, End, Midnight, Reading)

"I also think it was important for me and Freddie to be able to have a lot of time to share our lives at the beginning of our marriage rather than my coming home at 9 or 10 at night from the set. Things have really worked out for the best for both of us."
- Sarah Michelle Gellar
(Related: Home, Marriage, Time, Beginning, Night)

"Hopefully it'll give us a bit of luck on the night, but I'm not really a superstitious person."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Luck, Night)

"I think it all goes down to who plays the better football on the night."
- Steven Gerrard
(Related: Football, Night)

"Actresses are nightmares. I don't hang out with any of them. That's a problem with my profession. I try not to be like an actress."
- Gina Gershon
(Related: Profession)

"I have a little dictaphone and if a sound takes my fancy or if a lyric comes to me in the middle of the night I'll just record it there and then."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Fancy, Night, Sound)

"I've never been into parties, premieres or night-clubbing."
- Barry Gibb
(Related: Night)

"So many groups fail because they spend all their time in the clubs. Work pours in and they can't handle it because of late-night drinking."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Time, Work, Drinking)

"I'm not a party person or someone who likes to sit and drink in clubs all night, and never really have been. I have a good time through work."
- Robin Gibb
(Related: Time, Work, Night, Party)

"I thank God tonight for freedom - those who bought and paid for it with their lives in the past - those who will protect it in the present and defend it in the future."
- Jim Gibbons
(Related: God, Freedom, Future, Past, Present, Will)

"What I love about how my career has gone up to this point is that I've always, always put my head down on my pillow at night, and I've been able to say that I've done, honestly, what I've felt like I wanted to do. And that's really all you can hope for in everything you do."
- Debbie Gibson
(Related: Love, Hope, Career, Night)

"I've always been more afraid of being left alone or left out than of things that go bump in the night."
- Nelson Gidding
(Related: Being, Night)

"Before the first year, nobody gave it a chance. Now, 36 years later, everybody knows Monday Night Football."
- Frank Gifford
(Related: Chance, First, Football, Night, Now, Years)

"So I'm trying to spread myself to the point to where I can do the night shows and not have to worry about the matinees, and do one or two matinees down through the year."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: Night, Trying, Worry)

"There used to be a lot of acts, which was good, because people don't want to see the same act every night. But, you don't want too many acts, you don't want to over-saturate it."
- Mickey Gilley
(Related: People, Act, Night, Want)

"Literally overnight, I became an animator... and one that was well-known."
- Terry Gilliam
"They make Spy Kids, they make Scream, they make A Scary Movie. This doesn't do that, so it could be a very bad marriage. I'm trying to keep this potential nightmare quiet because we're just finishing editing."
- Terry Gilliam
(Related: Marriage, Kids, Potential, Quiet, Trying)

"I know the game wasn't a classic, but the night was about more than that-it was about bringing back the memories and raising money for former heroes who have now fallen on hard times."
- David Ginola
(Related: Money, Heroes, Memories, Night, Now)

"Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does."
- Allen Ginsberg
(Related: Poetry, Time, Bed, Expression, Lying, Night, Party, Public, Thinking, World)

"When I was in Philadelphia during the Depression in 1930 or '31, I got a very sad job as a night watchman in a garage. The cars in the garage had been abandoned by their owners, since they had lost their jobs and couldn't keep up the payments."
- Tom Glazer
(Related: Depression, Job, Jobs, Night)

"In fact I have nightmares about having children. I want to carry a baby and feel the life within me and in my dream, I do. But every time after it's born, there's this incredible fear, this pounding pulse of fear. It's a real bad nightmare."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Life, Time, Dream, Fear, Baby, Children, Fact, Want)

"But Angela had at least 30% more viewers on the same night at the same time. I mean, she wiped everybody out. But the sponsors don't care when she had the most people. They only care about if there was only a handful of young viewers on the other one."
- Sharon Gless
(Related: Time, People, Care, Night)

"None of us suddenly becomes something overnight. The preparations have been in the making for lifetime."
- Gail Godwin
"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day."
- Vincent Van Gogh
(Related: Day, Night)

"Literature boils with the madcap careers of writers brought to the edge by the demands of living on their nerves, wringing out their memories and their nightmares to extract meaning, truth, beauty."
- Herbert Gold
(Related: Beauty, Truth, Careers, Literature, Living, Meaning, Memories, Nerves, Writers)

"I didn't have any real art training, but when I was about twelve nad thirteen, another boy and I went to a sign painter's house every Friday night and took lessons."
- Rube Goldberg
(Related: Art, Night, Training)

"Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Building, Day, Night, Project)

"Give me a couple of years, and I'll make that actress an overnight success."
- Samuel Goldwyn
(Related: Success, Years)

"The Academy Awards was an amazing night. I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit. I apologize for that. That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened."
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.
(Related: Awards, Mind, Night)

"That night at Carnegie Hall was a great experience. When the thing was first put up to me I was a little dubious, not knowing just what would be expected of us."
- Benny Goodman
(Related: Experience, First, Night)

"Last tour my bass rig was breaking down every other night. That was a pain. We would get on stage and Trey would count off the song, and I'd play the first note and nothing would be there. Those guys would just roll their eyes."
- Mike Gordon
(Related: Eyes, First, Night, Nothing, Pain, Play, Song)

"The day I made that statement, about the inventing the internet, I was tired because I'd been up all night inventing the Camcorder."
- Al Gore
(Related: Day, Internet, Night)

"Faith given back to us after a night of doubt is a stronger thing, and far more valuable to us than faith that has never been tested."
- Elizabeth Goudge
(Related: Faith, Doubt, Night)

"We train in the mornings, and then I go home and rest or sleep, and usually I go for a meal with Abel of a night, as we're the two with no family here, so we tend to hang around together."
- Richard Gough
(Related: Family, Home, Night, Rest, Sleep)

"You're better off betting on a horse than betting on a man. A horse may not be able to hold you tight, but he doesn't wanna wander from the stable at night."
- Betty Grable
(Related: Man, May, Night)

"Well, as you know, there are 24 hours in every day. And if that's not enough, you've always got the nights!"
- Ronald Graham
(Related: Day)

"My formula for living is quite simple. I get up in the morning and I go to bed at night. In between, I occupy myself as best I can."
- Cary Grant
(Related: Bed, Formula, Living, Night)

"My instinct was that it was Sidney's childhood in the Bahamas that gave him the fearlessness to fight racism. So this documentary was a kind of rounding out of what had begun in that scene in In the Heat of the Night."
- Lee Grant
(Related: Childhood, Fight, Instinct, Night, Racism)

"Ella can work nightclubs that Duke might not be able to work, because of having the big band. Where they go now is strictly a matter of their own names and talents."
- Norman Granz
(Related: Work, Names, Now)

"I may see somebody in a club one night and go, Wow, she's the most attractive girl I've seen in a long time. Then I'll see her the next night and be like, Oh no, I don't think so."
- Brian Austin Green
(Related: Time, May, Night)

"I have long thought that anyone who does not regularly - or ever - gaze up and see the wonder and glory of a dark night sky filled with countless stars loses a sense of their fundamental connectedness to the universe."
- Brian Greene
(Related: Thought, Glory, Night, Sense, Sky, Stars, Universe, Wonder)

"There would be nights when I would wake up and couldn't get back to sleep. So I would go downstairs and write. The staff had a pool going on how many pages of typing I would bring in here in the morning."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Sleep)

"I could see flames from the windows of my chambers. For the next three or four days we had major rioting here in Washington and I stayed at the court day and night."
- Harold H. Greene
(Related: Court, Day, Night, Washington, Windows)

"One may not reach the dawn save by the path of the night."
- Germaine Greer
(Related: Dawn, May, Night)

"Happiness is the sublime moment when you get out of your corsets at night."
- Joyce Grenfell
(Related: Happiness, Night)

"I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired."
- Zane Grey
(Related: Night, Silence, Solitude)

"If you see me on Friday, you'll see different material on Saturday night."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Night)

"It was a nightmare having cameras in the house 10 hours a day for a month."
- Kathy Griffin
(Related: Day)

"The final effort came when our reconnaissance team reported contact with the POWs and their guards by radio near midnight at a pre-arranged crossing site."
- Bo Gritz
(Related: Effort, Midnight)

"Love is a snowmobile racing across the tundra and then suddenly it flips over, pinning you underneath. At night, the ice weasels come."
- Matt Groening
(Related: Love, Night, Racing)

"Every night, whisper "peace" in your husband's ear."
- Andrei A. Gromyko
(Related: Husband, Night, Whisper)

"I would love to be like a Brian McKnight. Shoot, I'd love to be Brian McKnight."
- Justin Guarini
(Related: Love)

"I grew up watching Monday Night Football with Howard Cosell and the other guys with my dad."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Dad, Football, Night)

"I'm comfortable with my femininity, and I don't try to change what I look like just because I'm reporting on football at the end of the night."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: Change, End, Femininity, Football, Night)

"The real rub is finding that authentic self and it's not something that's going to come to you overnight."
- Paul Guilfoyle
(Related: Self)

"In heaven we shall appear, not in armour, but in robes of glory. But here these are to be worn night and day; we must walk, work, and sleep in them, or else we are not true soldiers of Christ."
- William Gurnall
(Related: Work, Christ, Day, Glory, Heaven, Night, Sleep, Soldiers)

"I am a night painter, so when I come into the studio the next morning the delirium is over."
- Philip Guston
(Related: Night)

"Well, PT Anderson sent me a script of Boogie Nights which I let lay around my house for about three months, then one day I'm cleaning my office and decided that I'd better read this before the guy calls me back. I never put it down, bro."
- Luis Guzman
(Related: Day, Months, Office)

"I've been drinking tequila for a long time now, and it's never been about drinking to get drunk. I don't do that. I never drink tequila during the day, and I don't drive at night."
- Sammy Hagar
(Related: Time, Day, Drinking, Night, Now)

"There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o'clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death."
- Jessica Hagedorn
(Related: Death, Horror, Night, Sound)

"Meaning that if you live in the moment, so to speak, we play today, and tonight we're done."
- Alex Van Halen
(Related: Meaning, Play, Today)

"I sat down one night and wrote the line rock, rock, rock everybody."
- Bill Haley
(Related: Night)

"The fact is that daytime television is less valued than nighttime, and it's partly because of the product that we produce. We do a one-hour show in 12 hours. Nighttime produces a one-hour show in seven to nine days."
- Deidre Hall
(Related: Fact, Television)

"Mick Jagger and I just really liked each other a lot. We talked all night. We had the same views on nuclear disarmament."
- Jerry Hall
(Related: Night)

"Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years."
- Monty Hall
(Related: Success, Years)

"We need society, and we need solitude also, as we need summer and winter, day and night, exercise and rest."
- Philip Gilbert Hamerton
(Related: Society, Day, Exercise, Night, Rest, Solitude, Summer, Winter)

"Without strength and courage it's really hard to perform at the highest levels of international figure skating, because you're alone on the ice and you only have seven minutes over two nights to prove yourself."
- Scott Hamilton
(Related: Courage, Strength)

"You learn that the only way to get rock-star power as a girl is to be a groupie and bare your breasts and get chosen for the night. We learn that the only way to get anywhere is through men. And it's a lie."
- Kathleen Hanna
(Related: Power, Men, Lie, Night)

"See what I have to put up with every night?"
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Night)

"What we do every night is we change out the set list as much as we can to make sure that (fans can) go home and tell their friends they experienced something unique and cool."
- Isaac Hanson
(Related: Change, Home, Friends, Night)

"I have no trouble with my enemies. I can take care of my enemies in a fight. But my friends, my goddamned friends, they're the ones who keep me walking the floor at nights!"
- Warren G. Harding
(Related: Care, Enemies, Fight, Friends, Trouble, Walking)

"When I read the script sometimes, it's like 'Christ! Enough!' I can't sleep at night sometimes. There's the occasional script that just hammers you, that you can't shower off."
- Mariska Hargitay
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"The war changed everybody's attitude. We became international almost overnight."
- W. Averell Harriman
(Related: War, Attitude)

"Overnight I became a cottage industry."
- Jean Harris
"You are lucky that I can't sing tonight because I might get carried away."
- Julie Harris
"I'm shocked at how early everything closes here. But people start earlier. I miss the late nightlife in NYC, but then again I sing and burn so much energy in the show that it's probably good - I get to go home and sleep."
- Neil Patrick Harris
(Related: Home, People, Energy, Sleep)

"I knew that my staying up would not change the election result if I were defeated, while if elected I had a hard day ahead of me. So I thought a night's rest was best in any event."
- Benjamin Harrison
(Related: Change, Thought, Day, Night, Rest, Result)

"Wearing sunglasses at night hurts your eyes after a while."
- Corey Hart
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"It's not any desire on my part to start playing dads, but it's a convention of drama. If you don't get the parts of young people going out to nightclubs, you have to play their fathers."
- Ian Hart
(Related: People, Desire, Drama, Fathers, Play)

"People magazine had been around for a short period of time, but nobody had thought about putting entertainment news on a nightly basis on television."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Time, Thought, People, Entertainment, News, Television)

"I can't say I'm happy to be talking about John Ritter and his passing. In my 21 years of Entertainment Tonight, this really was one of the most shocking and sad things to have happened."
- Mary Hart
(Related: Entertainment, Talking, Years)

"The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live."
- Phil Hartman
(Related: Night)

"Some people come to our shows and think they're gonna spend the night just listening to love songs, and they're pretty much surprised cause we do a lot of rock and roll."
- Bobby Hatfield
(Related: Love, People, Cause, Listening, Night, Pretty, Songs)

"On the night before we were married, all of the anxiety in the world came down upon me."
- John C. Hawkes
(Related: Anxiety, Night, World)

"There's a lot of people out there who have seen us once somewhere in a pub or heard our songs late night on radio. We'd done four years of it before we'd even released a single. It's put us in good stead."
- Dan Hawkins
(Related: People, Night, Songs, Years)

"As we look forward to freedom, the shining city on the hill and the best days of America lying ahead, it is the men and women in uniform who protect, defend and make us proud to whom we should look and give thanks every night."
- Robin Hayes
(Related: Men, Women, America, Freedom, Lying, Night)

"The truth is, this being errand boy to one hundred and fifty thousand people tires me so by night I am ready for bed instead of soirees."
- Rutherford B. Hayes
(Related: Truth, People, Bed, Being, Night)

"New technologies such as solar systems or hybrid cars aren't created overnight. By extending these tax credits we are giving this industry time to grow, branch out and succeed."
- J. D. Hayworth
(Related: Time, Tax, Giving, Succeed)

"When we did that kind of stuff our only rule was... Well, we didn't have any rules, really, but my rule, because I was the drinker of the group, was not at any time of the day before the night we're working."
- Lee Hazlewood
(Related: Time, Day, Night, Rules)

"Ray Leonard was more of a favorite than Thomas Hearns that night."
- Thomas Hearns
(Related: Favorite, Night)

"Y'know, you can't please all the people all the time... and last night, all those people were at my show."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Time, People, Night)

"I recently took up ice sculpting. Last night I made an ice cube. This morning I made 12, I was prolific."
- Mitch Hedberg
(Related: Night)

"Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything."
- Robert A. Heinlein
(Related: Help, Midnight, Theology)

"I want to keep my dreams, even bad ones, because without them, I might have nothing all night long."
- Joseph Heller
(Related: Dreams, Night, Nothing, Want)

"If you feel like you're getting into a rut with a song, a night off usually fixes it."
- Levon Helm
(Related: Night, Song)

"I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it."
- Ernest Hemingway
(Related: Deep, Night, Writing)

"I felt I had to share Idaho with my friend from New York because he'd shared New York with me, so I was going to share the beauty of nature with a man who went to museums and clubs late at night. But there was nothing to do where I lived at night."
- Mariel Hemingway
(Related: Beauty, Nature, Friend, Man, Museums, Night, Nothing)

"The next thing I wrote was in a writing class at night school. It was about a poor woman who worked at a dime store and who was all alone for Christmas in Laurel, Mississippi."
- Beth Henley
(Related: Christmas, Class, Night, Poor, School, Woman, Writing)

"I began as a model, but that did not really hold my interest for too long! I believe I stood out from the parade of models trying to make it in Hollywood, which helped launch my career beyond the one-night-stand horror movie."
- Natasha Henstridge
(Related: Career, Hollywood, Horror, Interest, Trying)

"I have to be alone very often. I'd be quite happy if I spent from Saturday night until Monday morning alone in my apartment. That's how I refuel."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Night)

"I found one had to do some work every day, even at midnight, because either you're professional or you're not."
- Barbara Hepworth
(Related: Work, Day, Midnight)

"God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger."
- Heraclitus
(Related: War, Peace, God, Day, Hunger, Night, Summer, Winter)

"Prayer should be the key of the day and the lock of the night."
- George Herbert
(Related: Day, Key, Night, Prayer)

"Night is the mother of counsels."
- George Herbert
(Related: Mother, Night)

"I don't spend sleepless nights over getting very bad reviews."
- Werner Herzog
"Some people asked me if I would be interested in managing the A's. I said a definite no thank you. At night, that place is a graveyard with lights."
- Whitey Herzog
(Related: People, Night)

"I'm a hopeless romantic, and very much the person in a relationship to go: If things are going well, I'll buy the flowers, remember the dates of things, plan fun nights out."
- Jennifer Love Hewitt
(Related: Flowers, Fun, Romantic)

"I hate crowds of people pretending to be happy on one night of the year, where they get drunk and obnoxious by the end of the night."
- Kenny Hickey
(Related: People, Crowds, End, Hate, Night)

"From that night on, wherever Barney and I went UFOs paced us."
- Betty Hill
(Related: Night)

"As the knight of the quill never ventured into the fight, and only snuffed the battle afar, he knew nothing accurately of battles, but managed to pick up a few real or supposed incidents from the wounded and from stragglers."
- Daniel H. Hill
(Related: Battle, Fight, Knight, Nothing)

"People think I must have been turning cartwheels on the night I sealed the movie deal - which was only two days after sealing the book deal - but I was really quite terrified."
- Laura Hillenbrand
(Related: People, Night)

"We'd be working in our motel room through the night, and I'd come up with an idea at two in the morning, and he'd start jumping up and down, pacing across the room, or whatever."
- Arthur Hiller
(Related: Idea, Night)

"One night stands are not for me. I think it's gross when you just give it up."
- Paris Hilton
(Related: Night)

"I slept like a baby the night before, because I knew that I'd win the next day."
- Bernard Hinault
(Related: Baby, Day, Night)

"Once I got to be about twenty-five, I got interested in the music of the time. I started smokin' dope, I started drinking, I started slowing down and trying to find myself. I didn't want to work in nightclubs."
- Gregory Hines
(Related: Music, Work, Time, Drinking, Trying, Want)

"If you will come back and make that pledge, God will heal your heart tonight."
- Benny Hinn
(Related: God, Heart, Will)

"Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare."
- Alfred Hitchcock
(Related: Pleasure)

"After Nashville sushi and a long debate on Bob Dylan, we went into Woodland Studios at 10 pm that night for a look around, and jammed for 5 hours solid."
- Robyn Hitchcock
(Related: Debate, Night)

"Generals think war should be waged like the tourneys of the Middle Ages. I have no use for knights; I need revolutionaries."
- Adolf Hitler
(Related: War)

"Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold."
- Alice Hoffman
(Related: Love, Men, Women, Deep, Night, Sky)

"You're here to sweat. This program is live. There's about one thousand million people watching you. So, you remember - one wrong word, one foolish gesture and your whole career could go down in flames. Hold that thought and have a nice night."
- Paul Hogan
(Related: Thought, People, Career, Night, Word, Wrong)

"The charge was left entirely to himself from midnight until the rising of the sun; and if all the shepherds in the Forest had been there to have assisted him, they could not have effected it with greater propriety."
- James Hogg
(Related: Midnight, Sun)

"Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You're tired, you've had a headache since you arrived, but you can't leave because then you'd miss the party."
- Simon Hoggart
(Related: Being, Living, Party)

"I didn't go nightclubbing much as a teenager in Bournemouth because my friends and I didn't have the money - but we spent a lot of time on the beach, having barbecues, and running into the sea in the middle of the night."
- Amanda Holden
(Related: Money, Time, Beach, Friends, Night, Running, Sea)

"If you can handle a nightclub audience successfully, you can handle anything."
- Judy Holliday
"Then when Gladys Knight came in to do my songs that was the straw that broke the camel's back."
- Brenda Holloway
(Related: Knight, Songs)

"We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave."
- Katie Holmes
(Related: People, Circumstances, Famous)

"I remember back in Detroit, I used to go to the Apex Bar every night after I got off work. The bartender there used to call me Boom Boom. I don't know why, but he did."
- John Lee Hooker
(Related: Work, Night)

"Like you and your woman ain't gettin' along and you're in love. You can't sleep at nights. Your mind is on her - on whatever. You know, that's the blues. You can't hug that money at night. You can't kiss it."
- John Lee Hooker
(Related: Money, Love, Kiss, Mind, Night, Sleep, Woman)

"If one sees the American Nightmare first and Chainsaw after that, you'll see it in a different kind of light."
- Tobe Hooper
(Related: American, First, Light)

"The pause between the errors and trials of the day and the hopes of the night."
- Herbert Hoover
(Related: Day, Errors, Night, Trials)

"I like the good life too much, I'm not good at going on stage night after night and on wet Wednesday afternoons."
- Anthony Hopkins
(Related: Life, Night)

"24 isn't like other shows, where you set the look once and you're done. The show started at midnight, then moved to a pre-dawn look, and now we're at dawn and we're warming up the day."
- Stephen Hopkins
(Related: Dawn, Day, Midnight, Now)

"I had a birthday one night on a farm we were shooting on. I walked into the tent, and there were 150 people waiting for me, all wearing masks of my face."
- Stephen Hopkins
(Related: Birthday, People, Night, Waiting)

"I lived in small town out in the desert and my friend used to steal his mom's car in the middle of the night. He'd drive over to my house, I'd sneak out and we'd go out to the desert and just burn things down."
- Mark Hoppus
(Related: Car, Mom, Friend, Night)

"Dear God, let this be just a bad nightmare."
- Roy Horn
(Related: God)

"Never get married in the morning - you never know who you might meet that night."
- Paul Hornung
(Related: Night)

"There is only one thing people like that is good for them; a good night's sleep."
- Edgar Watson Howe
(Related: People, Night, Sleep)

"If capital and labor ever do get together it's good night for the rest of us."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Labor, Night, Rest)

"I wear my Peggy Fleming T-shirt when I go to sleep every night before I compete, and for the past four years, it's brought me incredible good luck."
- Sarah Hughes
(Related: Luck, Night, Past, Sleep, Years)

"Strange to say, the luminous world is the invisible world; the luminous world is that which we do not see. Our eyes of flesh see only night."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Eyes, Night, World)

"Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul."
- Victor Hugo
(Related: Soul, Survival, Dawn, Light, Nations, Night, Stars)

"Now we're doing it for different reasons. We're doing it to bring back the families to the game, people who love the game, and make it an affordable night's entertainment."
- Bobby Hull
(Related: Love, People, Entertainment, Night, Now)

"Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Virtue, Night, Now, President, Speech)

"In my opinion, what changed the situation eventually - and, of course, it took a lot of time to change it, things like that don't change in a week or a fortnight - was the new educational system."
- John Hume
(Related: Change, Time, Opinion)

"To live in Australia permanently is rather like going to a party and dancing all night with one's mother."
- Barry Humphries
(Related: Mother, Dancing, Night, Party)

"Yeah, I was a local hero. It was great for me, 'cos I had a full house every night all night seven nights a week for five years that I played. The next five years I just played five days a week, but I still had a full house every night."
- John Hunter
(Related: Night, Years)

"If they didn't have ten fights a night, it was a bad night."
- John Hunter
(Related: Night)

"I was held hostage and almost executed by a man who was robbing us in the middle of the night."
- William Hurt
(Related: Man, Night)

"Having decisions made not in midnight deals but in the light of objective evidence and after consulting those who will be affected should itself provide some reassurance that the EU is trying to reform itself."
- John Hutton
(Related: Consulting, Deals, Decisions, Light, Midnight, Reassurance, Reform, Trying, Will)

"No one's raising children any more. To love a child, you've got to work for it. You have to change its diapers and feed it at night!"
- Lauren Hutton
(Related: Change, Love, Work, Children)

"I couldn't walk down any street in Britain without being laughed at. It was a nightmare. My children were devastated because their dad was a figure of ridicule."
- David Icke
(Related: Dad, Being, Children, Ridicule)

"There's a way in which these guys all think absolutely media, day and night. Access is what it's all about, so they spin 24 hours a day and that's a problem."
- Michael Ignatieff
(Related: Day, Media, Night)

"I believe that writers, unless they consider themselves terribly exquisite, are at heart people who live by night, a little bit outside society, moving between delinquency and conformity."
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante
(Related: Society, People, Heart, Conformity, Night, Writers)

"The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon."
- Jean Ingelow
(Related: Flowers, Moon, Night)

"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Love, Death, Hope, Listening, Night)

"But only a brief moment is granted to the brave one breath or two, whose wage is the long nights of the grave."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Grave, Wage)

"Be not entangled in this world of days and nights; Thou hast another time and space as well."
- Muhammad Iqbal
(Related: Time, Space, World)

"The state of my poor boy's health prevents me from leaving home for a night."
- Edward Irving
(Related: Health, Home, Night, Poor, State)

"I heard someone in opposition to reform last night criticize the president for saying it's their money. They said it's not their money; it's my mother's money. Well that's what's wrong with the system."
- Johnny Isakson
(Related: Money, Mother, Night, Opposition, President, Reform, Saying, Wrong)

"If that many people recognize how hard I go every night and what I put into my game, to make myself and my team better, it means a lot to mean. I'm fortunate; I'm blessed to be in the situation that I'm in right now."
- Allen Iverson
(Related: People, Night, Now, Right)

"The time to read is any time: no apparatus, no appointment of time and place, is necessary. It is the only art which can be practiced at any hour of the day or night, whenever the time and inclination comes, that is your time for reading; in joy or sorrow, health or illness."
- Holbrook Jackson
(Related: Art, Health, Time, Day, Illness, Joy, Night, Reading, Sorrow)

"It was so strange. I knew that Josephine Baker had performed on the same stage but that night I felt it. Many of the same people who worked with Josephine Baker are still here. They know what they're doing. And that was a very comfortable feeling."
- LaToya Jackson
(Related: People, Feeling, Night)

"You don't face Nolan Ryan without your rest. He's the only guy I go against that makes me go to bed before midnight."
- Reggie Jackson
(Related: Bed, Midnight, Rest)

"Long Kiss Goodnight has a huge cult following. They could make another version of that movie right now and make a lot of money."
- Samuel L. Jackson
(Related: Money, Kiss, Now, Right)

"The night cometh when no man can work."
- Sheldon Jackson
(Related: Work, Man, Night)

"I wasn't really qualified to be on Saturday Night Live - I'm not like an impressionist or anything."
- Victoria Jackson
(Related: Night)

"It was never physically dangerous except when I nearly fell off a horse, but it was physically arduous - especially when you were working late at night."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Night)

"Every person who is offered a knighthood has the opportunity to say yes or no. You get a letter from the Prime Minister saying you've been recommended for a knighthood and there are two little boxes, one says yes, one says no."
- Derek Jacobi
(Related: Opportunity, Saying)

"The house burned an hour before midnight on the last day of April. The wild, distant ringing of the fire bells woke George Hazard. He stumbled through the dark hallway, then upstairs to the mansion tower, and stepped outside into the narrow balcony."
- John Jakes
(Related: April, Bells, Day, Fire, Midnight)

"My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night."
- Brion James
(Related: Dad, Night, Theater)

"Johnny Guitar... just one of my favorite singers of all time. I met him when we were both on the road with Johnny Otis in the '50s when I was a teenager. We traveled the country in a car together.I would hear him sing every night."
- Etta James
(Related: Car, Time, Country, Favorite, Guitar, Night, Road)

"Where I grew up - I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights - that's every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don't want your kids to hear growing up."
- LeBron James
(Related: Growing up, Kids, Lonely, Night, Police, Projects, Want)

"Usually you talk about directors in terms of the way they choose camera lenses or a kind of light to create a certain effect. But to me the most valuable commodity for a movie to create is a feeling of life, and that's what A Hard Day's Night has in spades."
- Michael Patrick Jann
(Related: Life, Day, Effect, Feeling, Light, Night, Talk)

"The Vision Festival was packed every night, always has been for the four years it's been happening."
- Joseph Jarman
(Related: Vision, Night, Years)

"Then I got a gig with an older friend who had the equipment and he played in this bar. They would bring me in the bar through the backdoor and I would DJ in the back room most of the night. Then they'd take me out the backdoor, so I was never really in the bar."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Friend, Night)

"Going to your set with the headphones on in the middle of the night so that your parents don't know what you're doing when you're supposed to be asleep is great. I was rocking the bedroom. That was so much more fun when I got the 1200s."
- Jam Master Jay
(Related: Fun, Night, Parents)

"I read a poem every night, as others read a prayer."
- Tahar Ben Jelloun
(Related: Night, Prayer)

"I still have nightmares about taking tests."
- Bruce Jenner
(Related: Tests)

"Marriage is good for those who are afraid to sleep alone at night."
- St. Jerome
(Related: Marriage, Night, Sleep)

"Well, you have absolutely no idea what a nightmare it was to be on a set, trying to figure out how I was going to find out what time it is, how I was going to get my meds, and at the same time not have it be obvious to someone."
- Michael Jeter
(Related: Time, Idea, Obvious, Trying)

"It often happens that I wake up at night and begin to think about a serious problem and decide I must tell the Pope about it. Then I wake up completely and remember that I am the Pope."
- Pope John XXIII
(Related: Night)

"It makes it hard to get over a certain period of your life when you are constantly revisiting it every night."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Life, Night)

"I have never had a social life, don't ever want one because it's boring. I'm just not very good with people, and you meet people every night who expect you to be this rock star with these developed social skills, which I don't have."
- Daniel Johns
(Related: Life, People, Night, Want)

"Wrestling was like stand-up comedy for me. Every night I had a live audience of 25,000 people to win over. My goal was never to be the loudest or the craziest. It was to be the most entertaining."
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: People, Goal, Comedy, Night, Wrestling)

"Every once in a while I get the highly inappropriate proposal which is like, 'Wow, Really! You don't even know me and I don't know you at all, and you want that to happen? Tonight? Ok, I get off work at 7.30.'"
- Dwayne Johnson
(Related: Work, Want)

"As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America that our nation will not experience the nightmare of the 2000 presidential election."
- Eddie Bernice Johnson
(Related: Experience, People, America, Nation, Will)

"Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won't work."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Time, Work, Business, Opportunity, Common sense, Conversation, Republicans)

"Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: Man, Night, Right)

"I'm tired. I'm tired of feeling rejected by the American people. I'm tired of waking up in the middle of the night worrying about the war."
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Related: War, People, American, Feeling, Night, Waking)

"Tonight I'm going to shower and then just walk for about four hours and look at the moon."
- Rafer Johnson
(Related: Moon)

"Prepare for death, if here at night you roam, and sign your will before you sup from home."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Home, Death, Night, Will)

"When a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Man, Mind)

"When Kate was born, she was born into a world of joy and happiness and confidence. The difference between the children is night and day. She's happy, she's thriving, she's full of self-confidence. I tell her she's beautiful every day before I send her off to school."
- Lynn Johnston
(Related: Happiness, Children, Confidence, Day, Difference, Joy, Night, School, Self, World)

"You are going to have hostile crowds and the fans are going to find out where you are staying and keep you awake at night. They are going to use everything possible."
- Cobi Jones
(Related: Crowds, Fans, Night)

"We didn't really want to be an overnight success as that brings with it its own problems."
- Kelly Jones
(Related: Success, Problems, Want)

"In Georgia where children work day and night in the cotton mills they have just passed a bill to protect song birds. What about the little children from whom all song is gone?"
- Mary Harris Jones
(Related: Work, Birds, Children, Day, Night, Song)

"I was inspired by a lot of people when I was young. Every band that came through town, to the theater, or the dance hall. I was at every dance, every night club, listened to every band that came through, because in those days we didn't have MTV, we didn't have television."
- Quincy Jones
(Related: People, Dance, Night, Television, Theater)

"I have had some pretty wild nights! I think the media keeps a very close eye on what people are up to these days. I was out with George Clooney a few nights ago and we had a great time."
- Tom Jones
(Related: Time, People, Eye, Media, Pretty)

"I'd still prefer to do five nights at a club than one night at Allstate Arena."
- Al Jourgensen
(Related: Night)

"Dread of night. Dread of not-night."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Night)

"May I kiss you then? On this miserable paper? I might as well open the window and kiss the night air."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: Kiss, May, Night, Open)

"Every day of the year where the water is 76, day and night, and the waves roll high, I take my sled, without runners, and coast down the face of the big waves that roll in at Waikiki."
- Duke Kahanamoku
(Related: Day, Night, Water)

"I leave you my portrait so that you will have my presence all the days and nights that I am away from you."
- Frida Kahlo
(Related: Will)

"I never paint dreams or nightmares. I paint my own reality."
- Frida Kahlo
(Related: Dreams, Reality)

"Friday night is our date night. We really carve out time for each other."
- Karen Kain
(Related: Time, Night)

"I'll never forget that first night with the team. Going to the ballpark on the bus was the hardest 30 minutes of my life. I had to walk down that aisle between all the players. I really didn't know too much about the Detroit Tigers at that time."
- Al Kaline
(Related: Time, Life, First, Forget, Night)

"I'll see you at the theater tonight. I'll hold your seat til you get there. After that you're on your own."
- Bert Kalmar
(Related: Theater)

"The most terrifying thing I can think of is being alone - and I mean utterly alone, like no one else in the world alone - at night. That's the nucleus of the first story in my collection and it's also where the title came from for the book."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Being, First, Night, World)

"It was relatively easy to write 'The Cave of Lost Souls', though, because it came to me one night in a dream. I remember waking up and having this idea for a complete story - from start to finish - in my head, so I jotted it down, then later began writing the thing."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Dream, Idea, Night, Waking, Writing)

"I don't know anyone who actually likes the dark or night-time. I don't care how much they say it doesn't bother them. That's why we used to huddle in caves and light fires when the sun went down."
- Paul Kane
(Related: Care, Light, Night, Sun)

"A man ninety years old was asked to what he attributed his longevity. I reckon, he said, with a twinkle in his eye, it because most nights I went to bed and slept when I should have sat up and worried."
- Garson Kanin
(Related: Bed, Eye, Longevity, Man, Old, Years)

"I have to be in a relationship in order to be intimate. I'm not the one-night-stand kind of girl. Despite the rumors."
- Kim Kardashian
(Related: Order, Rumors)

"We need to fix this. It hasn't been done yet because there's still a reluctance to admit that there was even a problem - anywhere above seven rogue soldiers who got out of control on the night shift."
- Janis Karpinski
(Related: Control, Night, Soldiers)

"Being a writer is like having homework every night for the rest of your life."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Life, Being, Night, Rest, Writer)

"You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom. They shave, they brush their teeth. He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom, and he turned it into this nightmare, you know, your worst fear of what's in there."
- Lawrence Kasdan
(Related: Funny, Movies, Fear, Right)

"Satire is what closes on Saturday night."
- George S. Kaufman
(Related: Night, Satire)

"You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway."
- Danny Kaye
"I went out every single night so I was never alone with my stepfather. At 12, I stopped going on holiday with them. The times I was alone with him I always made sure I was all covered up."
- Christine Keeler
(Related: Holiday, Night)

"I'm kind of an insomniac and watch TV late at night."
- Monica Keena
(Related: Night)

"This war no longer has anything to do with knightly conduct or with the agreements of the Geneva Convention."
- Wilhelm Keitel
(Related: War)

"When my mother died, I had to go on air that night and do jokes."
- Graham Kennedy
(Related: Mother, Jokes, Night)

"Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway."
- Rose Kennedy
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"All our best men are laughed at in this nightmare land."
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Men, Land)

"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?"
- Jack Kerouac
(Related: Car, America, Night)

"There's always some promoter having an '80s night, saying, We'll supply the band. All you can drink."
- Nik Kershaw
(Related: Night, Saying)

"A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player."
- Jason Kidd
(Related: Basketball, Friends, Want)

"I had no money nor friends to prepare for the trial till last night."
- William Kidd
(Related: Money, Friends, Night)

"President Bush spent last night calling world leaders to support the war with Iraq and it is sad when the most powerful man on earth is yelling, 'I know you're there, pick up, pick up."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: War, Earth, Iraq, Leaders, Man, Night, President, Support, World)

"Senator Hillary Clinton is attacking President Bush for breaking his campaign promise to cut carbon dioxide emissions, saying a promise made, a promise broken. And then out of habit, she demanded that Bush spend the night on the couch."
- Craig Kilborn
(Related: Habit, Night, President, Promise, Saying)

"The show is different every night, because I never write a setlist."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Night)

"You have a different crowd every night, so you should do a different show to suit them. I tailor the show to their mood."
- Jewel Kilcher
(Related: Night)

"One of the members of the group, I can't remember which one, found out we were making $3 - $5,000 a night. We were getting a hundred dollars a week a piece. Everybody got upset about it."
- Ben E. King
(Related: Night)

"Time has lost all meaning in that nightmare alley of the Western world known as the American mind."
- Florence King
(Related: Time, American, Meaning, Mind, World)

"I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've seen the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: God, People, Land, May, Want, Will)

"I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word."
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
(Related: Love, Peace, War, Truth, Brotherhood, Mankind, Midnight, Racism, Reality, Will, Word)

"A war in the Taiwan Strait would destroy China's international relations overnight. It would destroy Chinese - Japanese relations, not to mention Chinese - American relations."
- William Kirby
(Related: War, American)

"When I get into bed at night, I hope I don't get into it alone!"
- Calvin Klein
(Related: Hope, Bed, Night)

"People change over the years, and that changes situations for good and for bad."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Change, People, Years)

"You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Basketball, Opponents, Play)

"Why talk now when so many things have been said without ever giving me a chance to talk?"
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Chance, Giving, Now, Talk)

"When my time on earth is gone, and my activities here are passed, I want they bury me upside down, and my critics can kiss my ass!"
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Time, Kiss, Earth, Want)

"Well, I think it's pretty much established that I just didn't have any interest in coaching in the pros."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Coaching, Interest, Pretty)

"Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Basketball, College, Past, Walking, Years)

"The key is not the will to win... everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Key, Will)

"Most people have the will to win, few have the will to prepare to win."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: People, Will)

"Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one."
- Bobby Knight
"I don't have to wait until the next morning to regret something I did that was kinda dumb."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Dumb, Regret)

"All of us learn to write in the second grade. Most of us go on to greater things."
- Bobby Knight
"The will to succeed is important, but what's more important is the will to prepare."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Succeed, Will)

"As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: People, Basketball, Coaches, Fans, Students, Years)

"If I came in to recruit your son, I would tell you, your wife, and your son, that I will be the most demanding coach your son can play for."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Wife, Son, Coach, Play, Will)

"I don't intend to retire."
- Bobby Knight
"I don't think I have ever been out of control."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Control)

"I'm an unemployed teacher right now and I'm looking for a place to teach."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Now, Right)

"I've never predicted anything. All I have ever said is, that we will do the very best we can."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Will)

"And I would be the first to admit that probably, in a lot of press conferences over the time that I have been in coaching, indulging my own sense of humor at press conferences has not been greatly to my benefit."
- Bobby Knight
(Related: Humor, Time, Coaching, First, Press, Sense)

"It's well known by now that I had a special need to get Maureen's goat when ever the opportunity presented itself. I was a boy and she was the enemy... a girl."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Opportunity, Enemy, Now)

"It may part of a one way evolution... or it may be we are currently on the downside of an innocence cycle where one day, with an up cycle, sweet will be entertaining again."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Day, Evolution, Innocence, May, Will)

"To some it may be a thrill to be known, to me it's a thrill to start a friendship even up."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Friendship, May)

"The Brady Bunch is a live action modern fairytale of family. In this context it's less odd that it's lasted for over thirty years; and why it may last in some respects as long as Mother Goose!"
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Family, Mother, Action, May, Years)

"Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I'm one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it's not a driver - art imitates life."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Art, Life, Positive, Content, Entertainment, Television, Today, World)

"One of the hardest aspects of this protracted public persona is not knowing others as well as they feel they know me. It's a rather clumsy feeling actually; to not know someone who acts as though you're old friends."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Feeling, Friends, Old, Public)

"It's an honor to have been part of something so core to so many lives. The show has evolved beyond it's original intent and form and has transcended... itself!"
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Honor)

"Being a Brady comes with it's pleasures and its baggage. I'm not one given to a lack of privacy and invasion."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Being, Privacy)

"I'm not done with acting but do find my hands full with my current responsibilities. Soon, sometime soon."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Acting)

"I don't even have an agent or manager, but rather have a number of associates who I turn to when needed; or conversely when they hear of someone looking for me they'll contact me."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Manager)

"It's nothing to be ashamed of and that there are even beneficial traits associated with the condition. Most importantly, acknowledge yourself for who you are and if you're struggling with anything resembling ADD get professionally diagnosed."
- Christopher Knight
(Related: Nothing)

"There is no sense in making statements that will not continue to be true after they are made."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Sense, Will)

"We have to adapt and overcome, that's all we can do."
- Frank Knight
"The possibility of saying anything about a thing rests on the assumption that it preserves its identity, or continues to be the same thing in the respect described, that it will behave in future situations as it has in past."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Possibility, Future, Identity, Past, Respect, Saying, Will)

"It is true practically if not altogether without exception that the changes studied by any science tend to equilibrate or neutralize the forces which bring them about, and finally to come to rest."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Science, Rest)

"In the long run all producers are forced to use the most efficient methods or give place to others who do."
- Frank Knight
"Goods move in response to price differences from points of low to points of higher price, the movement tending to obliterate the price difference and come to rest."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Difference, Rest)

"All science is static in the sense that it describes the unchanging aspects of things."
- Frank Knight
(Related: Science, Sense)

"We all have a responsibility, and since I've been so wonderfully blessed, I really want to share and to make life at least a little better. So every chance I get to share the gospel or uplift people, I will take full advantage of that opportunity."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, People, Opportunity, Chance, Responsibility, Want, Will)

"I don't regret any decisions I've made in my life."
- Gladys Knight
(Related: Life, Decisions, Regret)

"The Labour Party's election manifesto is the longest suicide note in history."
- Greg Knight
(Related: History, Party, Suicide)

"You've got to stop whipping a dead horse sometime."
- Jim Knight
"Any form of a winning record in the conference is an accomplishment."
- Jordan Knight
(Related: Winning, Accomplishment)

"I believe in love that's fun, that is caring, giving, and that is honest."
- Jordan Knight
(Related: Love, Caring, Fun, Giving)

"I dont really look at myself as a role model. And I just am the way I am and if people want to look up to me, they do. By no means do I like to give a negative image either."
- Jordan Knight
(Related: People, Negative, Want)

"Know your power."
- Jordan Knight
(Related: Power)

"You only live once and you don't know it because of the everyday activities, but if you walk around knowing you only have one time on this planet, you'll make a whole lot more of it."
- Jordan Knight
(Related: Time)

"You can't explain much in 60 seconds, but when you show Michael Jordan, you don't have to. It's that simple."
- Phil Knight
"We could see that he was a charismatic guy who jumps over the moon and is very competitive, but nobody could have predicted what he would become to our culture."
- Phil Knight
(Related: Culture, Moon)

"At first, we couldn't be establishment, because we didn't have any money. We were guerrilla marketers, and we still are, a little bit. But, as we became No. 1 in our industry, we've had to modify our culture and become a bit more planned."
- Phil Knight
(Related: Money, Culture, First)

"Sports is like rock 'n' roll. Both are dominant cultural forces, both speak an international language, and both are all about emotions."
- Phil Knight
(Related: Sports, Emotions, Language)

"The trouble in America is not that we are making too many mistakes, but that we are making too few."
- Philip Knight
(Related: America, Mistakes, Trouble)

"There is an immutable conflict at work in life and in business, a constant battle between peace and chaos. Neither can be mastered, but both can be influenced. How you go about that is the key to success."
- Philip Knight
(Related: Life, Peace, Success, Work, Business, Battle, Chaos, Conflict, Key)

"We wanted Nike to be the world's best sports and fitness company. Once you say that, you have a focus. You don't end up making wing tips or sponsoring the next Rolling Stones world tour."
- Philip Knight
(Related: Fitness, Sports, Company, End, Focus, World)

"Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary."
- Ray Knight
(Related: Ability, Nothing)

"This house was our dream-the gardens, the study, even the swimming pool. Even though I can't see John when I wake up in the morning, I can always feel him here with me."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Dream, Gardens, Study)

"So many directors are solely focused on their own success in Hollywood and multimillion dollar budgets and deals."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Success, Budgets, Deals, Hollywood)

"The only people you can really share certain things with in secret are your girlfriends."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: People, Girlfriends)

"The thing that separates a so-so director and a great director is a love and caring for film."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Love, Caring, Film)

"There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Mother, Father, Children, Talk)

"There's a great difference between being popular and being an artist."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Artist, Being, Difference, Popular)

"My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Goal, Famous, Theater)

"They said this is Vanity Fair, and I said, Oh, I already take the magazine. They said Annie Leibovitz wants to take your picture and I thought, How nice!"
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Thought, Vanity)

"It's no accident that Tony Hopkins is a wonderful film actor."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Accident, Actor, Film)

"There's no place to act in Kansas. You're supressed."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Act)

"Men are allowed to get older and women are not."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Men, Women)

"When you're a woman in your 40s, it's not the best time to do films, because there really aren't that many roles. Then you reach 50 and there are more roles again. Mother parts."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Time, Mother, Woman)

"I'm writing a book and working on my one-woman show, Learning To Be Human."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Learning, Writing)

"I took individual photographs of Annie Liebovitz, I kept taking her picture."
- Shirley Knight
"I moved to LA and decided to do films and television, mainly because the theater in New York is totally dead."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Television, Theater)

"I just let the character speak to me and things appear."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Character)

"I got an agent and went up for the part of my first film, Five Gates to Hell."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Film, First, Hell)

"I did the occasional odd film, like Endless Love."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Love, Film)

"Film actors reach a certain level, but they don't get beyond it unless they work in the theater."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Work, Actors, Film, Theater)

"My acting career helped pull me through the rough times."
- Shirley Knight
(Related: Acting, Career)

"I am in the penitentiary. The only thing that I do is my time."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Time)

"I don't care about how many times somebody recognizes my face."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Care)

"I can only spend $140 a month in here. I'm saving, like, $10,000 a day."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Day)

"I like Biggie. Like 'Pac, he was one of the best rappers in the business. Why would I try to do something to him?"
- Suge Knight
(Related: Business)

"As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin' to assassinate my character, that's impossible. You talkin' about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Character, Man, Rap, Talk)

"Basically, people are never happy enough because they want more money."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Money, People, Want)

"How could you be from the ghetto and be a rat?"
- Suge Knight
"No person ever gave me nothing but God."
- Suge Knight
(Related: God, Nothing)

"My kids get everything they want and are raised well."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Kids, Want)

"In prison, you get the chance to see who really loves you."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Chance, Prison)

"Of all the artists on Death Row, none of them went bankrupt."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Death, Artists)

"I never seen no shootin'. I only know what I heard and what I read. I had no involvement."
- Suge Knight
"You got good and bad people everywhere."
- Suge Knight
(Related: People)

"I'm in prison. But my heart and mind is free. Gangsta haters on the streets are doing more time than me. They need 30 police escorts with them every time they walk down the street."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Time, Heart, Mind, Police, Prison)

"I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Family, Happiness, Friends)

"If I stay in here until I am 100 years olds, I will still be a man."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Man, Will, Years)

"If you wanna cross somebody, then do that. Don't act like it wasn't you."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Act)

"People don't know how hard it is to have your own business."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Business, People)

"Prison make you a better judge of character. You pick up on people much faster."
- Suge Knight
(Related: People, Character, Prison)

"If you always been my enemy, it's still that way."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Enemy)

"They been callin up here, asking when I am gonna get out. When I hit bricks, it all belongs to me."
- Suge Knight
"The best revenge in the world is success."
- Suge Knight
(Related: Success, Revenge, World)

"Of course I could have retired anytime. But retiring would drive me crazy."
- Ted Knight
"There are ogres and black beasts out there; you have to be constantly on guard."
- Ted Knight
"I don't have a problem with my body. I'm not just going to strip off all my clothing, but if the part calls for it and I don't think there's any way round, I'm absolutely fine."
- Keira Knightley
(Related: Body)

"I think every girl is looking for her Mr. Darcy."
- Keira Knightley
"I tried college for three months but I was desperately unhappy. I just wanted to perform. I was getting straight As but I had no friends and cried every day."
- Keira Knightley
(Related: College, Day, Friends, Months)

"I'm doing a film now with a lot of guys as well, so at the end of that I will be growing a beard."
- Keira Knightley
(Related: End, Film, Now, Will)

"It's all about perfection, isn't it?"
- Keira Knightley
(Related: Perfection)

"It's not everyday you get to do a pirate movie, you might as well go for it."
- Keira Knightley
"When I was about 5 I think, I desperately wanted to be a pirate and have the hat and everything."
- Keira Knightley
"The hardest thing is to go to sleep at night, when there are so many urgent things needing to be done. A huge gap exists between what we know is possible with today's machines and what we have so far been able to finish."
- Donald Knuth
(Related: Machines, Night, Sleep, Today)

"We found out tonight how important and how crucial momentum swings can be. I thought we were playing very well. We were doing a lot of positive things but then we lost the puck two times in our zone and things swung their way. You can't afford to give teams momentum."
- Saku Koivu
(Related: Thought, Positive, Zone)

"I just completed a tour in Europe. I played every night. This requires traveling some days for six hours in a van or a train or a car. After six weeks of that, I checked into the hotel and just fell apart."
- Lee Konitz
(Related: Car, Europe, Night, Traveling)

"Influence is a very unpleasant subject and I deal with it in a maybe irresponsible way, which is to really ignore it. It would be a nightmare if we started to really think about it; it would tie our hands, it would tie everyone else's hands."
- Rem Koolhaas
(Related: Influence)

"Sometimes there is no darker place than our thoughts, the moonless midnight of the mind."
- Dean Koontz
(Related: Thoughts, Midnight, Mind)

"And, in nineteen seventy two Olympic Games I wasn't really going to be a star, and overnight I became a star."
- Olga Korbut
(Related: Games)

"It's not a field, I think, for people who need to have success every day: if you can't live with a nightly sort of disaster, you should get out. I wouldn't describe myself as lacking in confidence, but I would just say that the ghosts you chase you never catch."
- Michael Korda
(Related: Success, People, Confidence, Disaster)

"There are nights when you can feel stale because you've fallen into a pattern by touring too much, but it's easy to get out of it by deliberately getting in trouble and playing yourself into a corner to then see if you can get out of it."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Trouble)

"When the audience is awful you can still have a great night and people will walk out thinking they had a great time even though there was loads of loudmouths and the sound was terrible."
- Leo Kottke
(Related: Time, People, Night, Sound, Thinking, Will)

"When I first started playing in a band, before the Beatles, working bands played standards and they saved their rock material til the end of the night when they were really stretched out. It could be pretty lame."
- Wayne Kramer
(Related: End, First, Night, Pretty)

"If you put this in the context of Detroit in '64 or '65, the economy was booming. Everybody had jobs and there was a whole nightclub culture where bands could work."
- Wayne Kramer
(Related: Work, Culture, Economy, Jobs)

"And then, all of a sudden, you're like, all that's great and fun, but Arthur Miller's in my dressing room. This is the third night he's been here and he sits in my dressing room for an hour after each show, and talks to me for an hour. So I'm pretty spoiled right now."
- Peter Krause
(Related: Fun, Night, Now, Pretty, Right)

"I think it'd be a real nightmare to put a record out and sell 20 million copies and then that's it."
- Lenny Kravitz
"Every night is different, you never know what it's going to be like. I remember every night. I don't like to compare them."
- Lenny Kravitz
(Related: Night)

"Oh yeah, it's great see music and to play music in small places. And it's really fun for me to play here because, you know, I played two feet from people all night. And after all those years, it's great to be able to talk to folks."
- Bill Kreutzmann
(Related: Music, People, Feet, Fun, Night, Play, Talk, Years)

"Making sleep happen is a must - anytime, anywhere, from a plane to a train to an automobile. Ideally, I like to get eight to ten hours a night, though I'll take it broken up in two segments if I have to."
- Chantal Kreviazuk
(Related: Night, Sleep)

"I think it's dangerous to be optimistic. Things could go terribly wrong virtually overnight."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Wrong)

"All of a sudden their husband's dead and maybe a child is dead and they have absolutely nothing - and they're heading through the desert at night."
- Nicholas D. Kristof
(Related: Husband, Night, Nothing)

"It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that."
- Diane Kruger
(Related: Peace, Christmas, Famous, Football, Night, Opera, Play, Trying)

"Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever."
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
(Related: Death, Being, Night, Sky)

"You know, in the beginning when your first payroll comes up and you have to borrow money to meet the payroll, you lose sleep the night before, and you say to yourself real fast, 'Well, maybe I should keep working a couple more years. It's sobering."
- Bill Kurtis
(Related: Money, Beginning, First, Night, Sleep, Years)

"Your baby only needs a lot of light at night if he's reading or he's entertaining guests."
- Lawrence Kutner
(Related: Baby, Guests, Light, Needs, Night, Reading)

"I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life."
- Guy Lafleur
(Related: Family, Life, Night)

"That profound night freedom was agreeable and exciting."
- Carmen Laforet
(Related: Freedom, Night)

"Those other 10 o'clock shows that come on, all you get from them is headaches and nightmares when you go to bed! At least we give you food, know what I mean?"
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food)

"My philosophy from day one is that I can sleep better at night if I can improve an individual's knowledge about food and wine, and do it on a daily basis."
- Emeril Lagasse
(Related: Food, Knowledge, Day, Night, Philosophy, Sleep, Wine)

"No, and I never, ever eat in between the meals. I control it well enough and with no pills, and I sleep seven hours a night. I go to bed. I fall asleep, and I wake up seven hours later, and this is the most important."
- Karl Lagerfeld
(Related: Control, Bed, Night, Sleep)

"After I'd preached a message on Sunday night, I'd print it up."
- Tim LaHaye
(Related: Night)

"At 6:30, which was when the national news began, my father raised the volume and adjusted the antennas. Usually I occupied myself with a book, but that night my father insisted that I pay attention."
- Jhumpa Lahiri
(Related: Father, Attention, News, Night)

"Of course, there will be few people who are sympathetic but you don't become a great team overnight, no matter how much money you have at your disposal."
- Frank Lampard
(Related: Money, People, Will)

"I've always wanted to get an education, and tonight's as good a time as any."
- Burt Lancaster
(Related: Time, Education)

"It was real Cheyenne. I would get the translations the night before, but it was very difficult because it was not like any other language you would be familiar with."
- Joe Lando
(Related: Language, Night)

"A public office is not a job, it is an opportunity to do something for the public."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Opportunity, Job, Office, Public)

"For you are the makers of the flag and it is well that you glory in the making."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Glory)

"I am not the flag: not at all. I am but its shadow."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Shadow)

"I have hardly seen my baby for six weeks; have been at the office from nine A.M. to eleven P.M. regularly."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Baby, Office)

"It is work and personal worth which make a State great both politically and industrially, and in my estimation they are to be found in largest proportions in the Democratic party."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Work, Party, State, Worth)

"My stars and my stripes are your dream and your labors."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Dream, Stars)

"Newspaper men, perhaps more than any other class, are rated by ability."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Men, Ability, Class)

"No man should have a political office because he wants a job."
- Franklin Knight Lane
(Related: Job, Man, Office)

"On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales, the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me. They loved me for what I was and what I gave them."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: London, Night)

"They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous."
- Lillie Langtry
(Related: Beauty, Famous, Night)

"Believe me, it jabs you. When you're on the side of buses and New York loves you, you love to go out there every night. It's like a race. Curtain opens, out you go, and New York is yours."
- Angela Lansbury
(Related: Love, Night, Race)

"I can't find my car keys in the morning. Trying to get out of my house is a nightmare. "Where's my wallet? Where are my keys? I have to go find a missing person.""
- Anthony LaPaglia
(Related: Car, Trying)

"When you have a play, you have to be on every night."
- Sanaa Lathan
(Related: Night, Play)

"I had hoped to hear the President tonight tell the Congress and the American people exactly how he plans to tackle some of the important issues facing this country, unfortunately I did not."
- Frank Lautenberg
(Related: People, American, Congress, Country, President)

"Well the way I ended up with my own record is that I did this concert at Wesleyan University. It was just one night and we had no thought of making a record."
- Christine Lavin
(Related: Thought, Night, University)

"We give you this story. It is for the audience to be moved and gut wrenched, not us. It isn't as if we don't go through those real feeling and it isn't as if I don't cry three or four times a night. I usually do."
- Linda Lavin
(Related: Feeling, Night)

"We all have times when we go home at night and pull out our hair and feel misunderstood and lonely and like we're falling. I think the brain is such that there is always going to be something missing."
- Jude Law
(Related: Home, Hair, Lonely, Night)

"What can you conceive more silly and extravagant than to suppose a man racking his brains, and studying night and day how to fly?"
- William Law
(Related: Day, Man, Night, Silly)

"I want to live my life so that my nights are not full of regrets."
- David Herbert Lawrence
(Related: Life, Want)

"All men dream, but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds, wake in the day to find that it was vanity: but the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act on their dreams with open eyes, to make them possible."
- T. E. Lawrence
(Related: Dreams, Men, Act, Day, Eyes, May, Night, Open)

"We think of the noble object for which the professor appears tonight, we may be assured that the Lord will forgive any one who will laugh at the professor."
- Stephen Leacock
(Related: May, Will)

"Don't think that because you haven't heard from me for a while that I went to sleep. I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night. Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest."
- Spike Lee
(Related: Night, Rest, Sleep, Spirit)

"Yeah, that came out of a reading. It was great. It's such a fun crew to be with, and we all went out the night before and that really encouraged us to go out and get drunk."
- John Leguizamo
(Related: Fun, Night, Reading)

"Every single night I'm nervous. You never know how the audience is going to react."
- Vivien Leigh
(Related: Night)

"I believe in everything until it's disproved. So I believe in fairies, the myths, dragons. It all exists, even if it's in your mind. Who's to say that dreams and nightmares aren't as real as the here and now?"
- John Lennon
(Related: Dreams, Fairies, Mind, Myths, Now)

"Al Jazeera aired a new tape of Osama bin Laden. It was the usual stuff, he called Bush evil, the Great Satan, called him a war monger. Basically, the same thing you heard at last night's Democratic debate."
- Jay Leno
(Related: War, Debate, Evil, Night, Osama bin laden, Satan)

"In the cellars of the night, when the mind starts moving around old trunks of bad times, the pain of this and the shame of that, the memory of a small boldness is a hand to hold."
- John Leonard
(Related: Boldness, Memory, Mind, Night, Pain, Shame)

"People don't know this, but early in your career, you don't just glide on to The Tonight Show."
- Tea Leoni
(Related: People, Career)

"A schedule so tight that it would only work if I didn't sleep on Monday nights."
- Alan Jay Lerner
(Related: Work, Sleep)

"Many of you might already recognize me as the guy in the question-mark suits appearing in the late night TV commercials and on the cover of educational books and CDs."
- Matthew Lesko
(Related: Books, Night, Question)

"Nervousness was never something I would ever associate with the Beatles ever. A Hard Day's Night was relatively unscathed by marijuana, but even then they were quite relaxed about it."
- Richard Lester
(Related: Day, Nervousness, Night)

"Hard Day's Night was one of those great films that will never happen again to anyone in their lifetime. UA were in profit before we'd even finished shooting - The advance sales on the album - the film was out before the album was out was more than it cost UA to make the film."
- Richard Lester
(Related: Day, Film, Night, Profit, Sales, Will)

"Last night the United States dropped four 2,000 pound bombs on Saddam Hussein. I don't know anything about explosives, but, my God, do those things even need to explode?"
- David Letterman
(Related: God, Bombs, Night, states, United)

"I have no trouble with y enemies. But my god damn friends... they are the ones that keep me walking the floors at night."
- Oscar Levant
(Related: God, Enemies, Friends, Night, Trouble, Walking)

"I thought I'd write one book and the world would change overnight."
- James Levine
(Related: Change, Thought, World)

"Saturday night is when my hair would be fixed up and that was my memory."
- Jenifer Lewis
(Related: Hair, Memory, Night)

"Great numbers of the Indians pass our camp on their hunting excursions: the day was clear and pleasant, but last night was very cold and there was a white frost."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Day, Hunting, Night, Numbers)

"The rain, which had continued yesterday and last night, ceased this morning. We then proceeded, and after passing two small islands about ten miles further, stopped for the night at Piper's landing, opposite another island."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Islands, Night, Rain, Yesterday)

"We had high and boisterous winds last night and this morning: the Indians continue to purchase repairs with grain of different kinds."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Night)

"A clear cold morning with high wind: we caught in a trap a large gray wolf, and last night obtained in the same way a fox who had for some time infested the neighbourhood of the fort."
- Meriwether Lewis
(Related: Time, Night)

"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)

"With the fearful strain that is on me night and day, if I did not laugh I should die."
- Abraham Lincoln
(Related: Day, Night)

"It was indeed not very sound. However, those who had taken it, were in a fairer way of recovery than the others at the end of the fortnight, which was the length of time all these different courses were continued, except the oranges."
- James Lind
(Related: Time, End, Sound)

"Those fields of daisies we landed on, and dusty fields and desert stretches. Memories of many skies and earths beneath us - many days, many nights of stars."
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Related: Daisies, Memories, Stars)

"There was some conflict there over Saturday nights because we were all really broke in those days- all the money you had in the world was in your pockets. Nowadays when you're say you're broke, it's not the same thing."
- Arto Lindsay
(Related: Money, Conflict, World)

"I shall give you hunger, and pain, and sleepless nights. Also beauty, and satisfactions known to few, and glimpses of the heavenly life. None of these you shall have continually, and of their coming and going you shall not be foretold."
- Howard Lindsay
(Related: Beauty, Life, Hunger, Pain)

"Some nights, I was so good that I could have become an egotist."
- Ted Lindsay
"Through the years, I have so many wonderful memories of playing with the Red Wings: winning four Stanley Cups, scoring big goals, going into battle every night side by side with my teammates, playing with every ounce of effort I could muster."
- Ted Lindsay
(Related: Goals, Winning, Battle, Effort, Memories, Night, Years)

"I never expected that. I didn't aim for that. All I wanted was to get some nice pictures of trains at night."
- O. Winston Link
(Related: Night)

"There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night."
- John Lithgow
(Related: Evening, Night, Nothing)

"A loss never bothers me after I take it. I forget it overnight. But being wrong - not taking the loss - that is what does damage to the pocketbook and to the soul."
- Jesse Livermore
(Related: Soul, Being, Forget, Loss, Wrong)

"The Pilgrim and the Puritan whom we honor tonight were men who did a great deal of work in the world. They had their faults and their - shortcomings, but they were not slothful in business and they were most fervent in spirit."
- Henry Cabot Lodge
(Related: Business, Men, Work, Faults, Honor, Spirit, World)

"May the United Nations ever be vigilant and potent to defeat the swallowing up of any nation, at any time, by any means-by armies with banners, by force or by fraud, by tricks or by midnight treachery."
- Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
(Related: Time, Defeat, Force, Fraud, May, Midnight, Nation, Nations, Treachery, United)

"My overnight success was really 15 years in the making. I'd been writing songs since I was 6 and playing in bands and performing since I was 14."
- Lisa Loeb
(Related: Success, Songs, Writing, Years)

"Luck, be a lady tonight."
- Frank Loesser
(Related: Lady, Luck)

"I couldn't have come up with a better metaphor for my life and my internal conflict. It amazes me how quickly we can manifest our fears; not only had I created my 'I'm never satisfied, I'll drive her away' nightmare."
- Kenny Loggins
(Related: Life, Conflict, Metaphor)

"Substance abuse is a disease which doesn't go away overnight. I'm working hard to overcome it. I did fail my recent drug test. I'm prepared to face the consequences."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Abuse, Consequences, Disease)

"It's so weird that I went to rehab. I always said that I would die before I went to rehab. But I thought, 'I'm going to stay here tonight.' And I stayed there for a month. It was great."
- Lindsay Lohan
(Related: Thought)

"I recorded my hair this morning, tonight I'm watching the highlights."
- Jay London
(Related: Hair)

"I told my therapist I was having nightmares about nuclear explosions. He said don't worry it's not the end of the world."
- Jay London
(Related: End, World, Worry)

"I was lonely driving here tonight so I hugged the road."
- Jay London
(Related: Driving, Lonely, Road)

"I've seen some great write ups and I emailed her the other night because I saw her on an awards show recently."
- Nia Long
(Related: Awards, Night)

"I have a four year old and I'm telling you we did Nickelodeon last night and he embarrassed me. It was like one of those moments when I couldn't believe my kid is acting like this. I just had to just like walk away from him because he was really pushing my buttons."
- Nia Long
(Related: Acting, Moments, Night, Old)

"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Life, Darkness, Night, Ocean, Ships, Silence, Voice)

"Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"The nearer the dawn the darker the night."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Dawn, Night)

"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)

"The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal."
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Related: Love, Dawn, Night)

"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
(Related: Men, Night)

"We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark, and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight."
- H. P. Lovecraft
(Related: Cats, Dogs, Midnight)

"All those years we'd spent learning these chops, and all those gigs in Germany where you'd play all night, and along comes punk. It has nothing to do with that. A lot of people went out of business."
- Nick Lowe
(Related: Business, People, Germany, Learning, Night, Nothing, Play, Punk, Years)

"Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light."
- James Russell Lowell
(Related: Death, Truth, Dawn, Light, Night, Waking)

"When I got a call from Los Angeles to do the Tonight Show, I considered it more of an inconvenience than an opportunity."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Opportunity)

"The most memorable night of The Judy Garland Show for me was the night my mother pulled me out of the audience and sang to me onstage."
- Lorna Luft
(Related: Mother, Night)

"Oh, my God! My wife and I, boy, we got down that night. On a personal note!"
- Derek Luke
(Related: Wife, Night)

"I've got lots of good friends. I could have affairs. I can read a book all night, put the cat on the end of the bed. I can pick up my passport and go to France. I don't have to ask anybody."
- Joanna Lumley
(Related: Bed, End, France, Friends, Night)

"Night hath a thousand eyes."
- John Lyly
(Related: Eyes, Night)

"The night I announced I was getting married, Daddy paced for hours on the porch."
- Loretta Lynn
(Related: Night)

"Well, I had started a program which is even longer running than this one in 1967 which was a jazz program called The Best of Jazz and that still goes out on Monday nights. That's been going for 33 years or something."
- Humphrey Lyttelton
(Related: Jazz, Running, Years)

"The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting and the writers weren't even allowed on location."
- James MacArthur
(Related: First, Night, Writers)

"Such night in England ne'er had been, nor ne'er again shall be."
- Thomas B. Macaulay
(Related: England, Night)

"Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission."
- Patrick MacGill
(Related: Power, Goal, Danger, Destruction, Mission, Night)

"We sat down and read it for the first time and I thanked God under my breath, because they were all so good. And my leading ladies are both exceptional. I mean, everybody in the play. I could just go on all night about them."
- Gavin MacLeod
(Related: Time, God, First, Ladies, Leading, Night, Play)

"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
(Related: Time)

"Television has created a nation of news junkies who tune in every night to get their fix on the world."
- Robert MacNeil
(Related: Nation, News, Night, Television, World)

"The image is where you have dinner at night, who you're seeing. It's what car you drive and how you dress. People in the industry sell that, and it creates a dream. There's nothing else."
- Elle Macpherson
(Related: Car, People, Dream, Dress, Night, Nothing)

"The Spirit Awards are great too, they'll say anything because they're not televised. Another great drinking night."
- William H. Macy
(Related: Awards, Drinking, Night, Spirit)

"I don't want to see anyone leaving single tonight. I want everyone to leave impregnated."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Want)

"I want to feel lucky every night when I go onstage, and not feel like, 'Oh, great, here we go again."
- Joel Madden
(Related: Night, Want)

"Men, we don't need you to be a knight in shining armor. We just need you to be a little bit brave, just a little bit. And some of them are, and that's what he does."
- Virginia Madsen
(Related: Men, Knight)

"When you have too much month for you paycheck, then what you need to do is realize that there is abundance all around you and focus on the abundance and not your lack and as night follows day abundance will come to you."
- Sydney Madwed
(Related: Abundance, Day, Focus, Night, Will)

"We used the Western style to express our own themes and stories. But don't forget that our heritage includes The Thousand and One Nights."
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Related: Forget, Style)

"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)

"I've never seen a schedule where you just go in two hours almost every day of the week and then all day on one day. Then you shoot it at night with an audience and you're out of there."
- Lee Majors
(Related: Day, Night)

"From 7 in the morning to 11 at night, I was reading. I don't think one can find any other time in one's life to be left alone so much to read in peace like that."
- Mohsen Makhmalbaf
(Related: Life, Peace, Time, Night, Reading)

"Our days and nights have sorrows woven with delights."
- Francois de Malherbe
"I was the first movie star to plunge into night-time soap opera."
- Dorothy Malone
(Related: First, Night, Opera)

"Through this same man and me hath all this war been wrought, and the death of the most noblest knights of the world; for through our love that we have loved together is my most noble lord slain."
- Thomas Malory
(Related: Death, Love, War, Man, World)

"And much more am I sorrier for my good knights' loss than for the loss of my fair queen; for queens I might have enough, but such a fellowship of good knights shall never be together in no company."
- Thomas Malory
(Related: Company, Loss, Queen)

"For as well as I have loved thee heretofore, mine heart will not serve now to see thee; for through thee and me is the flower of kings and knights destroyed."
- Thomas Malory
(Related: Heart, Kings, Now, Will)

"I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end, whether I would pull up tonight's darkness like a quilt and be dead and at peace evermore."
- William Manchester
(Related: Peace, Darkness, End)

"A few nights ago I went to a Hollywood screening of a small independent film made by Sally Kirkland, an old friend of mine who also did terrific job acting in it. There were other actors in it and they were all terrific."
- Nick Mancuso
(Related: Friend, Acting, Actors, Film, Hollywood, Job, Old)

"It's really not that hard. If I do a Tonight Show, it's six or seven minutes. If I do a concert, it's 90 minutes. If I do an interview, that's 15 minutes. So by the end of the day I've done three hours worth of work."
- Howie Mandel
(Related: Work, Day, End, Worth)

"Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Life, Thought, Beginning, Care, Kindness, Midnight, Reward, Today, Understanding, Will)

"We had to go all through the night thinking that our baby was dead. When God showed him to us, he wasn't dead, he was sucking his thumb. God had him safe and sound. He is a miracle. He is so healthy, so perfect, and God has really, really blessed us."
- Barbara Mandrell
(Related: God, Baby, Night, Sound, Thinking)

"The hiatus you spoke about happened in 1998. I was somewhat numb from being out on the road every night. I had to stop because I was emotionally and physically drained."
- Chuck Mangione
(Related: Being, Night, Road)

"The fly-by-nights don't want to spend any time with you."
- Robert Manning
(Related: Time, Want)

"There's no such thing as an overnight success. It took me a long to get there."
- Cindy Margolis
(Related: Success)

"I still have a passion for the music, which is such a beautiful thing. I still wake up in the middle of the night out of a dream and have a melody in my head, and run to my piano."
- Teena Marie
(Related: Music, Dream, Night, Passion)

"We were talking about how old quarterbacks can't throw before 10 am... Practice starts too early for us. Wake me up in the middle of the night and I can throw. I can throw anytime."
- Dan Marino
(Related: Night, Old, Practice, Talking)

"A more complex - but only slightly more original - way to feel out of it is available at the hip and pretentious nightclubs and bars along the Sunset Strip."
- Merrill Markoe
(Related: Sunset)

"Every moment of your life that is not a complete nightmare is happiness."
- Merrill Markoe
(Related: Happiness, Life)

"The problem with marriage is that it ends every night after making love, and it must be rebuilt every morning before breakfast."
- Gabriel Garcia Marquez
(Related: Marriage, Love, Night)

"I gave up my base in popular culture when I left the Tonight Show."
- Branford Marsalis
(Related: Culture, Popular)

"For pragmatic reasons, I love the routine. I love the structure of it. I love knowing that my days are free. I know where I'm going at night. I know my life is kind of orderly. I just like that better."
- Andrea Martin
(Related: Life, Love, Night, Routine)

"Have you ever, on a cloudless night, looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless, glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads. Stretching on and on, one province to the next. With only the stars in the distance."
- Paul Martin
(Related: Canada, Cities, Flying, Night, Stars)

"A day without sunshine is like, you know, night."
- Steve Martin
(Related: Day, Night)

"I had no idea what to expect when we did Ladies' Night. I didn't think it was going to get nominated for a Grammy. I didn't know that we would have to perform on the MTV Awards show."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Idea, Awards, Ladies, Night)

"I ran into Snoop one night. I was in the studio later, and I got this beat and thought he would sound great on it. I called him and he came right through that night."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Thought, Night, Right, Sound)

"I went to night school and summer school, I made that whole year up and I actually graduated on time. Also, I got a part-time job at the radio station."
- Angie Martinez
(Related: Time, Job, Night, School, Summer)

"I used to go home at night and just shake, because I had no idea that's what acting was gonna be."
- Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
(Related: Home, Idea, Acting, Night)

"It's very much like opera singers. They do the same thing. The first thing in the morning and the last thing at night, the thing they think about is their voice and how to take care of it."
- Johnny Mathis
(Related: Care, First, Night, Opera, Voice)

"In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: Time, Country, Darkness, Night)

"I feel my shows are like a late-night talk show that we settle down and do every night."
- John Mayer
(Related: Night, Talk)

"Park women, properly so called, are those degraded creatures, utterly lost to all sense of shame, who wander about the paths most frequented after nightfall in the Parks, and consent to any species of humiliation for the sake of acquiring a few shillings."
- Henry Mayhew
(Related: Women, Sense, Shame)

"I grew up on food stamps. I come from a very humble background. And I've had many friends that have been destitute - you know, running into trouble - and places like The Midnight Mission have given them hope and have fed them and gotten them back on the right path."
- Debi Mazar
(Related: Food, Hope, Friends, Midnight, Mission, Right, Running, Trouble)

"We sat around one night and thought that people are going to look back and say, I can't imagine there was a lot of excitement about HER going up!"
- Christa McAuliffe
(Related: Thought, People, Excitement, Night)

"I'd like to keep work work and life life. It means you've got your life to come back to, somewhere to come home to at night that isn't invaded by your day."
- James McAvoy
(Related: Home, Life, Work, Day, Night)

"I'm glad I am a woman who once danced naked in the Mediterranean Sea at midnight."
- Mercedes McCambridge
(Related: Midnight, Sea, Woman)

"When Paul was arrested in Japan for having hash in his luggage, I thought he'd be out that night. But it became really serious stuff when he was kept in a cell. I became more fearful as the days went by."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Thought, Night)

"We spent last night listening to Liverpool football team on the radio, wanting them to win so badly. Paul supports Liverpool. He was Everton for a while because of his family - but it's all Liverpool now."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Family, Football, Listening, Night, Now)

"We spend so much time together, because that's how we like it. I never used to go on girl's nights out, even at school. And Paul has never liked going out for a night with the boys, either."
- Linda McCartney
(Related: Time, Boys, Night, School)

"I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping."
- Stella McCartney
(Related: Time, Meetings, Night)

"The health care reform legislation passed by the U.S. House of Representatives last night clearly violates the U.S. Constitution and infringes on each state's sovereignty."
- Bill McCollum
(Related: Health, Care, Constitution, Legislation, Night, Reform, State)

"There are certain nights you and your image just aren't in the same bed."
- Matthew McConaughey
(Related: Bed)

"I have accomplished a lot, but it didn't happen overnight for me. I was 35 when I got the show, and had been working professionally for 15 years. It would be a lot weirder if I were in my early 20s and stumbled into it."
- Eric McCormack
(Related: Years)

"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)

"I coach my daughter's softball and basketball team. We go to all the school functions. We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies. We try to be as normal as we can."
- Tim McGraw
(Related: Movies, Daughter, Basketball, Coach, Kids, Night, School)

"That's why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show, and I realized, well, this is not real. I told the director. He says, man, it was a killer show tonight."
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Hair, Man, Night)

"And a friend of mine in the Christys, we used to sit up at night and talk and read and wonder if reincarnation, and if it wasn't reality, what would happen to the human spirit when the body dies? Is there an afterlife? Just questions like that."
- Barry McGuire
(Related: Friend, Afterlife, Body, Night, Questions, Reality, Reincarnation, Spirit, Talk, Wonder)

"The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity."
- David O. McKay
(Related: Bigotry, Darkness, Hatred, Humanity, Malice, Night, Selfishness, Sun)

"You don't go dancing in the day. You don't go golfing in the night."
- Mark McKinney
(Related: Dancing, Day, Night)

"I watch my contemporaries, and they love to live in the studio and I don't. I have a life. I treat it as a 9-to-5. I try to create something new every day, and then I get on with my life."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Life, Love, Day)

"The guy comes up to the plate, there's always a chance where he can get a grand slam and everybody forgets about all the times he missed."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Chance)

"When it's your chance to step up to the plate, just hit it out of the park, and everybody will forget about everything that came before."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Chance, Forget, Will)

"Whenever I fill out the job description I put 'songwriter,' never 'singer' or 'artist.' Singers come and go."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Job)

"Stevie didn't use the technology to drive the song. He used it to enhance. I use the tools to further my work, I don't use my work to further the tools."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Technology, Work, Song, Tools)

"Most of the stuff I learned to play, I learned in high school. I had a band in high school, a jazz-fusion thing, and I was the keyboard player. I was interested in how the instruments worked and the theory behind playing with them."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Jazz, Play, School, Theory)

"Lionel Richie told me forget about the critics. But if you come back with hit after hit, you don't have to worry about anything."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Forget, Worry)

"You can't listen to what people who aren't musical have to say. When Anytime was released, I had bad reviews, and at first I was hurt. Your songs are like your children. You don't want to hear, 'Your kid is ugly.' But I knew the record was good and it would sell."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: People, Children, First, Hurt, Songs, Ugly, Want)

"It's just exciting to be part of something that is brand-new."
- Brian McKnight
"I think they can co-exist. You don't have to put one down for another. I've been bitten by the acting bug, and where it takes me, it won't take away from the music."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Music, Acting)

"I keep these songs in my head until I get behind the microphone. I never spend more than 30 or 40 minutes singing the vocal or it will sound mechanical. There are always mistakes, but it's about feeling more than being perfect."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Being, Feeling, Mistakes, Singing, Songs, Sound, Will)

"I don't care how small the game. I want to win."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Care, Want)

"He knows I rip him off every day. He's the godfather for me. Nobody can say they aren't influenced by what Stevie Wonder has done."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Day, Wonder)

"Every little kid that steps on the court or the field has aspirations to go pro. I think being a pro basketball player is the best job. The thing I had to realize was that I can't do every dream that I have."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Dream, Aspirations, Basketball, Being, Court, Job)

"Jazz is all about improvisation and it's about the moment in time, doing it this way now, and you'll never do it this way twice. I've studied the masters. Why would I want to play ball after the guys who sit on a bench? I want to play like Michael Jordan."
- Brian McKnight
(Related: Time, Jazz, Now, Play, Want)

"I was a nerd academically. But I was also an athlete and a musician. I never wanted to be shut out of any situation. I think it was that more than anything."
- Brian McKnight
"For the happiest life, days should be rigorously planned, nights left open to chance."
- Mignon McLaughlin
(Related: Life, Chance, Open)

"There is no planning. On the night it is really great, it's euphoria and if it is not so great there is always tomorrow night. That was his attitude."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: Attitude, Night, Planning, Tomorrow)

"There was a time... when people didn't go out of their house on Tuesday night at eight o'clock because Milton Berle was on."
- Ed McMahon
(Related: Time, People, Night)

"We didn't let a night go by that we didn't play."
- Jay McShann
(Related: Night, Play)

"One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don't come home at night."
- Margaret Mead
(Related: Home, Needs, Night, Wonder)

"When Toots finally could breathe again and the blood returned to his brain, he recalled that he had not passed or been passed by Jackie at any time in the race. Toots never used foul language but he came close that night. Jackie paid."
- Audrey Meadows
(Related: Time, Blood, Language, Night, Race)

"The reason why I hate working in theatre is the tedium of memorisation. But once that is done, then you feast on this never-ending meal. If you play it correctly, every night is fraught with very high stakes that are very difficult to find in everyday life."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Life, Hate, Night, Play, Reason, Theatre)

"Tonight, I am pleased to announce that I have secured $1 million from the Convention Host Committee to fund the beautification of Boston's neighborhoods."
- Thomas Menino
(Related: Boston, Committee)

"One night Roger was in a foul mood and he threw his entire bloody drumset across the stage. The thing only just missed me - I might have been killed."
- Freddie Mercury
(Related: Night)

"25 years later, you know, I haven't really put too much emphasis on any kind of individual goal, other than trying to win any particular night, trying to find a way to do that."
- Mark Messier
(Related: Goal, Night, Trying, Years)

"I saw A Hard Day's Night 12 or 13 times."
- Pat Metheny
(Related: Day, Night)

"I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me."
- Bette Midler
(Related: Dress, Night)

"Writing a book is not as tough as it is to haul thirty-five people around the country and sweat like a horse five nights a week."
- Bette Midler
(Related: People, Country, Writing)

"I feel like a million tonight - but one at a time."
- Bette Midler
(Related: Time)

"College is part of the American dream. It shouldn't be part of a financial nightmare for families."
- Barbara Mikulski
(Related: Dream, Financial, American, College)

"Where you used to be, there is a hole in the world, which I find myself constantly walking around in the daytime, and falling in at night. I miss you like hell."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Hell, Night, Walking, World)

"My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!"
- Edna St. Vincent Millay
(Related: Friends, Night, Will)

"Elected office holds more perks than Elvis' nightstand."
- Dennis Miller
(Related: Office)

"The noir hero is a knight in blood caked armor. He's dirty and he does his best to deny the fact that he's a hero the whole time."
- Frank Miller
(Related: Time, Blood, Fact, Knight)

"I see America spreading disaster. I see America as a black curse upon the world. I see a long night settling in and that mushroom which has poisoned the world withering at the roots."
- Henry Miller
(Related: America, Disaster, Night, World)

"Nobody's ever asked me to pay for a meal before I've eaten it, I've never been pulled over just because I was driving the wrong kind of car in the wrong kind of area at the wrong time of night."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Car, Time, Driving, Night, Wrong)

"I have to laugh internally when I'm asked in interviews what nightspots I like to hit. I just don't have answers... so sometimes I make them up."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Answers)

"I broke my nose in gym when a ball hit me. I took a girl to her debutante ball the next week wearing a tux and a big, honking bandage. Not the romantic night she had in mind."
- Wentworth Miller
(Related: Mind, Night, Romantic)

"He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon."
- John Milton
(Related: Soul, Thoughts, Light, May, Sun)

"It was a presidential election year, and as a member of a consortium of Ivy League radio stations, we participated in 'network' coverage of election night."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Ivy, Night)

"They put me on the shift where they thought I could do the least harm, midnight to eight in the morning. Although the hours were lousy, they were perfect for an apprentice reporter."
- Andrea Mitchell
(Related: Thought, Harm, Midnight)

"Contrary to what the fans may think, you don't just show up, wear a striped shirt and a whistle on Friday night."
- Jim Mitchell
(Related: Fans, May, Night)

"There was this mountain village in Russia where my music was getting in on some German radio station. I remember this because music used to get up to Saskatchewan from Texas. Late at night after the local station closed down."
- Joni Mitchell
(Related: Music, Night, Russia)

"I made observations for three hours last night, and am almost ill today from fatigue; still I have worked all day, trying to reduce the places, and mean to work hard again tonight."
- Maria Mitchell
(Related: Work, Day, Fatigue, Night, Today, Trying)

"Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises."
- Colin Mochrie
(Related: Famous, Prostitution, State, Today)

"Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?"
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Life, Family, Being, Fishing, Friends, Hunting, Night, Sleep, Want)

"In our system, at about 11:30 on election night, they just push you off the edge of the cliff-and that's it. You might scream on the way down, but you're going to hit the bottom, and you're not going to be in elective office."
- Walter F. Mondale
(Related: Night, Office)

"Some of the priests from the Seminary were in the nunnery every day and night, and often several at a time."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Time, Day, Night)

"A career is wonderful, but you can't curl up with it on a cold night."
- Marilyn Monroe
(Related: Career, Night)

"Well, I got pretty good and went on the road with a group. We starved. At that time I didn't realize that you'd work one gig in Kansas City, the next in Florida and the next gig will be in Louisville. You know, a thousand miles a night. That was really rough, man."
- Wes Montgomery
(Related: Time, Work, Man, Night, Pretty, Road, Will)

"My training was that you fill in the canvas where it needs colour and polishing. You start with the words on the first night and keep adding bits of business."
- Ron Moody
(Related: Business, First, Needs, Night, Training, Words)

"Beware thoughts that come in the night."
- William Least Heat Moon
(Related: Thoughts, Night)

"T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse."
- Clement Clarke Moore
(Related: Christmas, Mouse, Night)

"Some kids don't know where they'll spend the night. How can we expect them to focus on learning?"
- Dennis Moore
(Related: Focus, Kids, Learning, Night)

"I'm always looking for meaningful one-night stands."
- Dudley Moore
"I don't mind being a permanent nightmare for the United States."
- Evo Morales
(Related: Being, Mind, states, United)

"It's like gambling somehow. You go out for a night of drinking and you don't know where your going to end up the next day. It could work out good or it could be disastrous. It's like the throw of the dice."
- Jim Morrison
(Related: Work, Day, Drinking, End, Gambling, Night)

"I was 14 when I started modeling. At the end of that first day my mum said, If you want to do this, you're on your own because I'm not traipsing around London ever again like that. It's a nightmare."
- Kate Moss
(Related: Day, End, First, London, Want)

"Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear."
- Andrew Motion
(Related: Fear, Bombs, Light)

"When I am traveling in a carriage, or walking after a good meal, or during the night when I cannot sleep; it is on such occasions that ideas flow best and most abundantly."
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
(Related: Ideas, Night, Sleep, Traveling, Walking)

"St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel."
- Malcolm Muggeridge
(Related: Life, Night, World)

"Do we care about these people that are HIV-positive whose lives have been ruined? Those are the people I'm the most concerned about. Every night I think about this."
- Kary Mullis
(Related: People, Care, Night)

"And on 25 January of each year and for many days before it and after it there is not an hour in the day or night when a Burns Supper is not taking place somewhere on this earth."
- Len G. Murray
(Related: Day, Earth, Night)

"Good night, and good luck."
- Edward R. Murrow
(Related: Luck, Night)

"I do miss Saturday Night Live, that's for sure. There's nothing like it. I just hosted, and I felt I'd only been away for a week."
- Mike Myers
(Related: Night, Nothing)

"Where do these arms come from, these Saturday night specials that constitute the instrument of threats in bank robberies, or the hand grenades used by terrorists? How can their sales and their import be permitted?"
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Night, Sales)

"The people of our city are holding on by a thread. Time has run out. Can we survive another night? And who can we depend on? Only God knows."
- Ray Nagin
(Related: Time, God, People, Night)

"We had only snacks last time, I think it was OK for a day time menu. But this time it will be late night when people gather so we should add some proper meals."
- Hidetoshi Nakata
(Related: Time, People, Day, Night, Will)

"The great thing about this town hall format is that it allows us to hear what's on the minds of Americans. Tonight, it was clear - voters have quite a few questions about the direction in which the current administration is headed."
- Janet Napolitano
(Related: Americans, Direction, Questions)

"The bed is a bundle of paradoxes: we go to it with reluctance, yet we quit it with regret; we make up our minds every night to leave it early, but we make up our bodies every morning to keep it late."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Bed, Night, Regret)

"Middle age is when you're sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn't for you."
- Ogden Nash
(Related: Age, Home, Hope, Middle age, Night)

"The NBA has the best point guards in the world, so it is important that I come ready to play every night."
- Steve Nash
(Related: Night, Play, World)

"But my most favourite pursuit, after my daily exertions at the Foundry, was Astronomy. There were frequently clear nights when the glorious objects in the Heavens were seen in most attractive beauty and brilliancy."
- James Nasmyth
(Related: Beauty, Astronomy, Pursuit)

"I always go with the story and character and if those are good and if the setting is something that's scary (horror films seem to always take place at night and the weather's always bad) then I might be interested."
- David Naughton
(Related: Character, Night, Weather)

"Let me announce this to the American people tonight one of the best things about this debate, as a Democrat from Massachusetts, I have proposed eliminating, getting rid of the alternative minimum tax."
- Richard Neal
(Related: People, American, Debate, Tax)

"If you want a transcript of tonight's program, get a pen and write down everything I said."
- Kevin Nealon
(Related: Pen, Want)

"In bed at night, I could be reading some book, and I'll come across a sentence that's totally unrelated to some scene I did years ago. But I'll play the scene back in my mind and think, I did that wrong - I should've opened the door more slowly."
- Liam Neeson
(Related: Bed, Mind, Night, Play, Reading, Wrong, Years)