Evening Quotes

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

Jean Paul

The man who says his evening prayer is a captain posting his sentinels. He can sleep.

Charles Baudelaire

The difference between listening to a radio sermon and going to church...is almost like the difference between calling your girl on the phone and spending an evening with her.

Dwight L. Moody

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Jean Paul

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

Jean Paul

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

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

English Proverb

Miles of cornfields, and ballet in the evening.

Alan Hackney

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

Oscar Hammerstein II

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

Fitz-Greene Halleck

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

The holy time is quiet as a Nun Breathless with adoration.

William Wordsworth

Silence on a hill where the path ended and then the forest below moving in one long whisper as evening touched the leaves.

William Stafford

When the evening is spread out against the sky / Like a patient etherised upon a table.

T.S. Eliot

At the close of the day, when the hamlet is still And mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, When nought but the torrent is heard on the hill And nought but the nightingale's song in the grove.

James Beattie

Come in the evening, or come in the morning, Come when you're looked for, or come without warning.

Thomas Davis

And to hie him home, at evening's close, To sweet repast, and calm repose

Thomas Gray

Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at the touch, nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening.

Oliver Wendell Holmes Junior

The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me.

Thomas Gray

One by one the flowers close, Lily and dewy rose Shutting their tender petals from the moon.

Christina G. Rossetti

Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.

Poppy Z. Brite

He comes with western winds, with evening's wandering airs, With that clear dusk of heaven that brings the thickest stars; Winds take a pensive tone and stars a tender fire And visions rise and change which kill me with desire

Emily Jane Bront

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Updated On : May 25, 2013
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