„Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
Into a daybreak that's wondrously clear
— Victor Hugo, livro Os Miseráveis
— Bob Dylan American singer-songwriter, musician, author, and artist 1941
Song lyrics, Empire Burlesque (1985), Dark Eyes
„Bad dreams in the night.
They told me I was going to lose the fight,
Leave behind my wuthering, wuthering
— Kate Bush British recording artist; singer, songwriter, musician and record producer 1958
Song lyrics, The Kick Inside (1978)
— Edmund Cooper British writer 1926 - 1982
The cloud walker (1973)
„This night of no moon
There is no way to meet him.
I rise in longing—
My breast pounds, a leaping flame,
My heart is consumed in fire.“
— Ono no Komachi Japanese poet 825 - 900
Donald Keene's Anthology of Japanese Literature (1955), Hito ni awamu Tsuki no naki yo wa Omoiokite Mune hashiri hi ni Kokoro yakeori p. 78
„I had been to see Macbeth at the theatre a night or two before and she reminded me of the faces rising out of the witches' cauldron.“
— Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
Great Expectations (1860-1861), Ch. 17; Pip describes Molly, Mr. Jaggers' housekeeper
„Faith has in it the recognition of the certainty and the justice of a judgment that is coming down crashing on every human head; and then from the midst of these fears and sorrows and the tempest of that great darkness there rises up in the night of terrors the shining of one perhaps pale, quivering, distant, but divinely given hope, "My Saviour! My Saviour! He is righteous; He has died; He lives! I will stay no longer; I will cast myself upon Him!"“
— Alexander Maclaren British minister 1826 - 1910
Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), P. 229.
„Call the sun in the dead of the night
And the sun gonna rise in the sky
Touch a man who can't walk upright
And that lame man, he gonna fly.
And I fly, yeah, And I fly.“
— Neil Diamond American singer-songwriter 1941
Song lyrics, Touching You (1969), Holly Holy
„A thousand ages in Thy sight
Are like an evening gone;
Short as the watch that ends the night
Before the rising sun.“
— Isaac Watts English hymnwriter, theologian and logician 1674 - 1748
1710s, "Our God, our help in ages past" (1719), Psalm 90 st. 4.
— William Shakespeare, livro Shakespeare's Sonnets
— Elizabeth Gaskell, Mary Barton
Mary Barton, ch. 37.
— Joseph Goebbels Nazi politician and Propaganda Minister 1897 - 1945
Michael: a German fate in diary notes (1926), Die Nacht ist meine beste Freundin. Sie glättet den Sturm in der Seele und lässt die weisenden Sterne aufgehen.