Night Owl Quotations
It may be remarked that all bookshops that are open in the evening are busy in the after-supper hours. Is it that the true book-lovers are nocturnal gentry, only venturing forth when darkness and silence and the gleam of hooded lights irresistibly suggest reading? Certainly night-time has a mystic affinity for literature, and it is strange that the Esquimaux have created no great books. Surely, for most of us, an arctic night would be insupportable without O. Henry and Stevenson. Or, as Roger Mifflin remarked during a passing enthusiasm for Ambrose Bierce, the true noctes ambrosianae are the noctes ambrose bierceianae.
Ezekiel Bingham... never went to bed before dawn. He slept during the morning, arising before noon, and only visited his office in New York after mid-day. ... Hence Ezekiel Bingham worked while others slept. He secretly attributed much of his capability to that fact. The hours of the night were silent ones. They were hours for concentrated action.
Nan's very sorry she couldn't be here today, but as you all know, she would never want to see any of you, no matter how
much she loved you, before lunch.
Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.
Morning, I soon discovered, was one o'clock for Auntie Mame. Early Morning was eleven, and the Middle of the Night
The worst thing about Europe is that you can't go out in the middle of the night and get a Slurpee.
The nights are wholesome; then no planets strike,
If you're going to do something tonight that you'll be sorry for tomorrow morning, sleep late.
Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep.
The hermit doesn't sleep at night, in love with the blue of the vacant moon. The cool of the breeze that rustles the trees rustles him too.
This sweaty haste doth make the night joint-labourer with the day.
To see God only, I go out of sight:
The average, healthy, well-adjusted adult gets up at 7:30 in the morning feeling just plain terrible.
Larks see owls as lazy; owls see larks as party poopers.
It's a sin to go to bed on the same day you get up.
I do believe in reincarnation, but I do not believe there is life before noon.
What hath night to do with sleep?
I read, much of the night, and go south in winter.
Dear Night! this world's defeat,
12:35 P.M. -- The phone rings. I am not amused. This is not my favorite way to wake up.
The night draws stars and women in a better light.
"Why, yesterday afternoon I couldn't sleep a wink!"
She likes to tell people, "I get up at noon and work in my underwear," but it's not acutally true - Coulter is rarely up before 1.
Q: 'What has getting up in the morning got in common with a pigs tale?
Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and thing come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.
"I've always suspected that early rising in early life makes one nervous."