Evening Quotes

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

The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.

Wallace Stevens

Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.

Thomas Ken

O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.

Christopher Marlowe

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

Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.

Heraclitus

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

Gray hairs seem to my fancy like the soft light of the moon, silvering over the evening of life.

Jean Paul

The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots

Alfred Jarry

... evening. I have just returned from St. Germain. Everything is settled--with more slyness on my part. I begin to think I am a born Jesuit; there must have been some detestable sympathy between Father Benwell ...

Wilkie Collins

Every evening I turn my worries over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway

Mary C. Crowley

To save the theatre, the theatre must be destroyed, the actors and actresses must all die of the plague. They poison the air, they make art impossible. It is not drama that they play, but pieces for the theatre. We should return to the Greeks, play in the open air; the drama dies of stalls and boxes and evening dress, and people who come to digest their dinner.

Eleanor Duse

The virtue of dress rehearsals is that they are a free show for a select group of artists and friends of the author, and where for one unique evening the audience is almost expurgated of idiots.

Alfred Jarry

May you have warm words on a cold evening, a full moon on a dark night and a smooth road all the way to your door.

Irish Blessings

A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colours, or the heavens without their azure.

Henry David Thoreau

There is an evening twilight of the heart, When its wild passion-waves are lulled to rest.

Fitz-Greene Halleck

Some enchanted evening, you may see a stranger Across a crowded room.

Oscar Hammerstein II

Miles of cornfields, and ballet in the evening.

Alan Hackney

In the morning be first up, and in the evening last to go to bed, for they that sleep catch no fish.

English Proverb

The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book.

John McGahern

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.

Jean Paul

Joy descends gently upon us like the evening dew, and does not patter down like a hailstorm.

Jean Paul

Devote each day to the object then in time and every evening will find something done.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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