Quotations on Evening
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Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Time, People, Country, Evening, Independence, May)
His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Time, Conversation, Day, Evening, Living, Public, School, Struggle)
In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths.
- Mary Antin
(Keywords: Father, Day, Evening, First, Public)
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
- Thomas Arnold
(Keywords: Age, Life, Men, Work, Childhood, Evening, Hard work, Labor, May, Sun)
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
(Keywords: Dawn, Evening, Flowers, Night, Waking, Will)
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
- William Blake
(Keywords: Act, Evening, Night, Sleep)
Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that.
- Lizzie Andrew Borden
(Keywords: Home, Father, Church, Evening, Winter)
I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage.
- Rory Bremner
(Keywords: Home, Marriage, Wife, Driving, Evening, News)
I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way.
- Sydney Brenner
(Keywords: Home, Travel, Evening, University)
I want to find a way to reach young women emotionally and also to start providing clothing for them so that they can wear the same things their thin friends can wear. I really want to do evening wear and prom dresses for these girls.
- Delta Burke
(Keywords: Women, Evening, Friends, Girls, Want)
Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
- Lord Byron
(Keywords: Life, Clouds, Evening, Smiles, Storms, Tomorrow)
I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
- James Cameron
(Keywords: Bicycles, Evening, Living, Magic, Sun, World)
I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it.
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Keywords: Care, Evening, Sleep)
The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
- Willa Cather
(Keywords: Energy, Evening, Sun, World)
Reason, I sacrifice you to the evening breeze.
- Aime Cesaire
(Keywords: Sacrifice, Evening, Reason)
We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
- Beverly Cleary
(Keywords: Mother, Father, People, Evening, Television)
The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
- George Combe
(Keywords: Success, Evening, Practice)
It felt good doing a physical job, and going home each evening feeling like I had really done a day's work.
- James D'arcy
(Keywords: Home, Work, Day, Evening, Feeling, Job)
Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue.
- Rosa DeLauro
(Keywords: Family, Women, Evening, Income, Now, Workers)
It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly.
- Gregg Easterbrook
(Keywords: Day, Evening, Pressure)
I don't want people to come and see our gig because of the magnificent things I'm doing with my hips, but it's their evening, you know. They have to have fun. I'm a little bit naive.
- Andrew Eldritch
(Keywords: People, Evening, Fun, Want)
In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Keywords: Body, Evening, Man)
My theme this evening is that America needs a competitive dollar.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: America, Evening, Needs)
Nudity is who people are at the most interesting point of the evening, when they take off their protective layer, when no one is watching.
- Bridget Fonda
(Keywords: People, Evening, Nudity)
Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.
- Jean de La Fontaine
(Keywords: Friendship, Life, Evening, Shadow, Sun)
Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
(Keywords: Time, Day, Evening, Will)
You don't have the judgment after you've had the drink. If something truly catastrophic had happened that evening, I don't know how I could have lived with myself. I feel like I've gotten a second chance.
- Tracey Gold
(Keywords: Chance, Evening, Judgment)
The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone.
- Bernard Goldberg
(Keywords: Time, Evening, News)
You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden
(Keywords: Men, Evening, Expectation, Houses, Quiet, Tea, Will)
A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you're rehearsing, you're working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you're doing the play, you have all day.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Keywords: Life, Day, Evening, Play)
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Keywords: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
(Keywords: Truth, Day, Evening, Football, May, Will)
The world gels better every day - then worse again in the evening.
- Kin Hubbard
(Keywords: Day, Evening, World)
I mean, in the course of an evening, people will take a solo here and there, but generally it's all about the rhythm of that music. Dealing with the rhythm with everything. That's essentially at least my concept of what that group is.
- Charlie Hunter
(Keywords: Music, People, Evening, Will)
Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again. It's like a drug.
- Isabelle Huppert
(Keywords: Time, Hope, Evening, Play, Pleasure, Want)
During the day I force myself to at least eat some salads rather than rubbish, and a steak in the evening. In fact, I eat to basically satisfy my hunger. I hardly have the time to appreciate a meal, and I'm everything, but a gourmet.
- Milla Jovovich
(Keywords: Time, Day, Evening, Fact, Force, Hunger)
They are the literary equivalent of sequins on an evening dress.
- Stefan Kanfer
(Keywords: Dress, Evening, Literary)
Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never want to look the same way.
- Donna Karan
(Keywords: Time, Evening, Want)
Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.
- Thomas Ken
(Keywords: God, Evening, Law)
There is nothing that special to see when looking at me. I'm a painter who paints day in day out, from morning till evening - figure pictures and landscapes, more rarely portraits.
- Gustav Klimt
(Keywords: Day, Evening, Nothing, Portraits)
After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often.
- Gustav Klimt
(Keywords: Time, Evening, Painting, Tea)
I look back into past history, the stored experiences or products of the imagination. I look no further forward than the evening.
- Jerzy Kosinski
(Keywords: History, Imagination, Evening, Past)
I experienced a lot, and achieved nearly everything I wanted. I can enjoy that today. Go to bed at nine in the evening, because my child wakes up around seven, without having the feeling that I missed or are missing something.
- Thomas Kretschmann
(Keywords: Bed, Evening, Feeling, Today)
If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it.
- Dino De Laurentiis
(Keywords: Love, Movies, Cinema, Evening, Fantasy, Friends, Nothing, World)
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
(Keywords: Home, Men, Women, Evening, Light, Night)
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(Keywords: Age, Opportunity, Day, Dress, Evening, Sky, Stars, Twilight, Youth)
I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic.
- Lorna Luft
(Keywords: Being, Evening, Hollywood, Magic)
If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.
- Arthur Machen
(Keywords: Dreams, Dress, Evening, Forgetfulness, Man, Sin, Sun)
I was a government employee in the morning and a writer in the evening.
- Naguib Mahfouz
(Keywords: Government, Evening, Writer)
O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
- Christopher Marlowe
(Keywords: Art, Beauty, Evening, Stars)