Quotations on Night

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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
(Keywords: Consulting, Deals, Decisions, Light, Midnight, Reassurance, Reform, Trying, Will)

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
(Keywords: Society, People, Heart, Conformity, Night, Writers)

The state of my poor boy's health prevents me from leaving home for a night.
- Edward Irving
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Art, Health, Time, Day, Illness, Joy, Night, Reading, Sorrow)

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
(Keywords: Bed, Midnight, Rest)

My dad had a movie theater so I was there every night.
- Brion James
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Vision, Night, Years)

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
(Keywords: Fun, Night, Parents)

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

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Goal, Comedy, Night, Wrestling)

Every man has a right to a Saturday night bath.
- Lyndon B. Johnson
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: War, People, American, Feeling, Night, Waking)

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

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Children, Confidence, Day, Difference, Joy, Night, School, Self, World)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: People, Dance, Night, Television, Theater)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Care, Light, Night, Sun)

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
(Keywords: Control, Night, Soldiers)

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

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

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
(Keywords: Night, Sleep)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Habit, Night, President, Promise, Saying)

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.
(Keywords: Love, Peace, War, Truth, Brotherhood, Mankind, Midnight, Racism, Reality, Will, Word)

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
(Keywords: Machines, Night, Sleep, Today)

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
(Keywords: Car, Europe, Night, Traveling)

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

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: End, First, Night, Pretty)

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
(Keywords: Fun, Night, Now, Pretty, Right)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Night, Sleep)

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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: 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
(Keywords: Baby, Guests, Light, Needs, Night, Reading)

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
(Keywords: Food, Knowledge, Day, Night, Philosophy, Sleep, Wine)



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