Night Sayings and Quotes

The night is usually associated with sadness and gloom. However, you can’t see the brightness of the stars without darkness, and can’t appreciate the light day brings without experiencing darkness first. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful night quotes.

I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars. Stephenie Meyer
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night. Sarah Williams
The darker the night, the brighter the stars, the deeper the grief, the closer is God! Fyodor Dostoyevsky
It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright. Stephen King
Night is a time of rigor, but also of mercy. There are truths which one can see only when it's dark Isaac Bashevis Singer
There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. Bernard Williams
Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep. Catherine O'Hara
I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day. Vincent Van Gogh
Night is a world lit by itself. Antonio Porchia
Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star. Lucy Maud Montgomery
Night is the blotting paper for many sorrows. Unkown
Night hath a thousand eyes. JohnLyly
Night is the other half of life, and the better half. Goethe
The day is for honest men, the night for thieves. Euripedes
Night is the mother of thoughts. JohnFlorio
You can't stand up to the night until you understand what's hiding in its shadows. Charles De Lint
The night is a skin pulled over the head of day that the day may be in torment. Djuna Barnes
Shadow owes its birth to light. John Gay
Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind. Leigh Hunt
Night brings our troubles to the light, rather than banishes them. Seneca
Shadows fall on even the brightest hours. Bryan Waller Proctor
Night is a stealthy, evil Raven, Wrapt to the eyes in his black wings. Thomas Bailey Aldrich
The man who has seen the rising moon break out of the clouds at midnight has been present like an archangel at the creation of light and of the world Ralph Waldo Emerson
After winter comes the summer. After night comes the dawn. After every storm, there comes clear, open skies. Samuel Rutherford
In thoughts from the visions of the night, when deep sleep falleth on men. BibleQuotes
Night's black Mantle covers all alike. Guillaume De Salluste Du Bartas
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world. Oscar Wilde
Night has brought to those who sleep, only dreams they can not keep. Enya
Night hovers all day in the boughs of the fir tree. Ralph Waldo Emerson
No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky. Llewelyn Powys