Compare the cinema with theatre. Both are dramatic arts. Theatre brings actors before a public and every night during the season they re-enact the same drama. Deep in the nature of theatre is a sense of ritual. The cinema, by contrast, transports its audience individually, singly, out of the theatre towards the unknown.
In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.
It takes a big idea to attract the attention of consumers and get them to buy your product. Unless your advertising contains a big idea, it will pass like a ship in the night. I doubt if more than one campaign in a hundred contains a big idea.
As a man handles his troubles during the day, so he goes to bed at night a General, Captain, or Private.
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
“In the silence of night I have often wished for just a few words of love from one man, rather than the applause of thousands of people.”
The most efficient way to live reasonably is every morning to make a plan of one's day and every night to examine the results obtained.
One of the oldest human needs is having someone to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.
Tis now the very witching time of night,
When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out
Contagion to this world.
Nothing beats a haunted moonlit night on All hallows Eve... And on this fatal night, at this witching time, the starless sky laments black and unmoving. The somber hues of an ominous, dark forest are suddenly illuminated under the emerging face of the full moon.
You can live for years next door to a big pine tree, honored to have so venerable a neighbor, even when it sheds needles all over your flowers or wakes you, dropping big cones onto your deck at still of night.
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -- it gives a lovely light!
Las Vegas looks the way you'd imagine heaven must look at night.
They are like the clue in the labyrinth, or the compass in the night.
The gates of Hell are open night and day; smooth the descent, and easy is the way: but, to return, and view the cheerful skies; in this, the task and mighty labor lies.
In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time.
The foolish race of mankind are swarming below in the night; they shriek and rage and quarrel -- and all of them are right.
In the dark colony of night, when I consider man's magnificent capacity for malice, madness, folly, envy, rage, and destructiveness, and I wonder whether we shall not end up as breakfast for newts and polyps, I seem to hear the muffled cries of all the words in all the books with covers closed.
Their situation is similar to what we faced. It was all Kentucky fans. Last night, it was almost all Duke fans. Hopefully, it won't be as off-balance Saturday with Texas.
I thank God, whom I serve from my forefathers with pure conscience, that without ceasing I have remembrance of thee in my prayers night and day. (2 Timothy 1:3)
The old idea of a composer suddenly having a terrific idea and sitting up all night to write it is nonsense. Nighttime is for sleeping.
On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below.
Anger may repast with thee for an hour, but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred, the continuance of hatred turns malice.
Politics can be likened to driving at night over unfamiliar hills and mountains. Close attention must be paid to what the beam can reach and the next bend.