„.. the light suggests no particular time of day or night [in the paintings of Paul Cézanne ]; it is not appropriated from morning or afternoon, sunlight or shadow.“
— Clyfford Still American artist 1904 - 1980
In: Abstract Expressionism, Davind Anfam, Thames and Hudson Ltd London, 1990; p. 145
„Close, close all night
the lovers keep.
They turn together
in their sleep,
Close as two pages
in a book
that read each other
in the dark.
Each knows all
the other knows,
learned by heart
from head to toes.“
— Elizabeth Bishop, Edgar Allan Poe & The Juke-Box: Uncollected Poems, Drafts, and Fragments
„A good idea will keep you awake during the morning, but a great idea will keep you awake during the night.“
— Marilyn vos Savant US American magazine columnist, author and lecturer 1946
As quoted in What Type Am I? : Discover Who You Really Are (1998) by Renee Baron, p. 110
„"I can see in the dark."
"That may be so, Mulla. But if it is true, why do you sometimes carry a candle at night?"
"To prevent other people from bumping into me."“
N. Hanif (ed.), Biographical Encyclopaedia of Sufis: Central Asia and Middle East (2002), , p. 343
„John Dickerson: What keeps you awake at night?
James Mattis: Nothing, I keep other people awake at night.“
— James Mattis 26th and current United States Secretary of Defense; United States Marine Corps general 1950
Exchange in an interview between John Dickerson and James Mattis on CBS' "Face the Nation" on May 28, 2017.
„For each new morning with its light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food, for love and friends,
For everything Thy goodness sends.“
— Ralph Waldo Emerson American philosopher, essayist, and poet 1803 - 1882
— Emil M. Cioran, The Trouble with Being Born
— Vanna Bonta Italian-American writer, poet, inventor, actress, voice artist (1958-2014) 1958 - 2014
„That night I slept there, but the next morning I began to hate the place. With her there it was part of a dream; without her, it was a house. I packed my things into the rumble seat and drove back to Los Angeles.“
— John Fante 1909–1983; American novelist, short story writer and screenwriter of Italian descent 1909 - 1983
„... and the night was comfortably warm as the soft filtered light continued to push the darkness into the shadows as they held each other and kissed and pushed each others darkness into the corner, believing in each others light, each others dream.“
— Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream