The Silence Of The Night Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 76 famous quotes and sayings about the silence of the night to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 76 Quotes About The Silence Of The Night

#1. Last night
I begged the Wise One to tell me
the secret of the world.
Gently, gently, he whispered,
"Be quiet,
the secret cannot be spoken,
It is wrapped in silence." - Author: Rumi
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1212256
#2. In their silence they continued both to protect me and to punish me. The memory of that night was now the only tie between us, eclipsing everything else. - Author: Jhumpa Lahiri
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1385880
#3. Yes indeed! My desires were fulfilled beyond measure. My lover and I emerged from the Bedouin tent a little before sunrise. Finding a quiet spot, we sat in silence, witnessing the morning sun rise above the mountain of Moses, while our host slept peacefully, after an exhausting night of love. - Author: Young
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1364996
#4. You can listen to the secrets of life
in the silence of night,
in the voice of the ocean,
in the beating of your heart.
Just listen with your soul. - Author: Debasish Mridha
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1307396
#5. What did I fear, and why? - I, to whom the night had been
a more familiar face
than that of man
I, in whom that element of hereditary superstition from which none of us is altogether free had given to solitude and darkness and silence only a more alluring interest and charm! - Author: Ambrose Bierce
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1289653
#6. How sweetly did they float upon the wings Of silence through the empty-vaulted night, At every fall smoothing the raven down Of darkness till it smiled! - Author: John Milton
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1287391
#7. To read Transtromer - the best times are at night, in silence, and alone - is to surrender to the far-fetched. It is to climb out of bed and listen to what the house is saying, and to how the wind outside responds. Each of his readers reads him as a personal secret. - Author: Teju Cole
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1270868
#8. There is nothing, she would think, more delicious that the icing of bought chocolate cake, eaten in the silence and privacy of the night. - Author: Fay Weldon
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1268486
#9. Come, drink the mystic wine of Night, Brimming with silence and the stars; While earth, bathed in this holy light, Is seen without its scars. - Author: Louis Untermeyer
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1239098
#10. The time comes when silence is betrayal. That time has come for us today ...
... some of us who have already begun to break the silence of the night have found that the calling to speak is often a vocation of agony, but we must speak. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1232666
#11. If the fruit is green it will not fall to the ground even if you beat it with a sharp stick. When it is ripe it falls of its own accord in the silence of the night. - Author: Sathya Sai Baba
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1388636
#12. The stars are God's dreams, thoughts remembered in the silence of his night. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1171045
#13. I have only one confidant, and that is the silence of night. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1165135
#14. He never spoke of that night again, not to your mother, not to anyone else. He was ashamed for her, for Mickey, for himself. In the hospital, he stopped speaking altogether. Silence was his escape, but silence is rarely a refuge. His thoughts still haunted him.'
~pg 139 - Author: Mitch Albom
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1156104
#15. The original reality of Amitabha is our own Dharma body, It shines out brightly everywhere, in the South, North, East, and West, It is like the autumn moon that lies in the high, vast sky, In the silence of the night its brilliance shines far over the ocean. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1150845
#16. In the morning, celebrate the beauty and warmth of sun light,
in the evening, celebrate the song of silence and love of night. - Author: Debasish Mridha
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1093098
#17. A night of crying has silenced me. This morning it seems the whole world is against me. I've never before felt so barren, so empty. I've never before thought the daylight to be ... my enemy. My enemy. - Author: Shaun Hick
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1062565
#18. Where shall we get religion? Beneath the open sky, the sphere of crystal silence surcharged with deity.. The midnight earth sends incense up, sweet with the breath of prayer
Go out beneath the naked night and get religion there. - Author: Sam Walter Foss
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1030739
#19. My desires are foolish. The things I want are better kept to myself. The hand of silence is steady. The hard blade of silence is clean like night. The code is absolute. Silence is eternal and patient. Silence never makes a fool of itself like I have so many times. - Author: Henry Rollins
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1010266
#20. Such avian silence is punctuated only by the occasional plunk of a trout sinking an ovipositioning daddy longlegs, and the hysterical cackle of a Mallard that finally gets last night's joke. - Author: Bruce Beckham
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1639215
#21. I have only one friend, and that is echo. Why is it my friend? Because I love my sorrow, and echo does not take it away from me. I have only one confidant, and that is the silence of night. Why is it my confidant? Because it remains silent. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1832064
#22. And then, at night, the lit lamp and the drawn curtain, with the flutter of the turned page and soft scrape of pen on paper the only sounds to break the silence between quarter- and quarter-chime. - Author: Dorothy L. Sayers
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1796524
#23. Words had failed us that night, and I'd welcomed the silence. Words had escaped me the next morning as well but in a different way, when I came to realize that I was married to a fisherman for the rest of my days."--Abigail Whimble, Return to the Outer Banks House - Author: Diann Ducharme
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1791123
#24. The silence of an African jungle on a dark night needs to be experienced to be realised; it is most impressive, especially when one is absolutely alone and isolated from one's fellow creatures, as I was then. - Author: John Henry Patterson
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1776913
#25. We have two lives;
The soul of man is like the rolling world,
One half in day, the other dipt in night;
The one has music and the flying cloud,
The other, silence and the wakeful stars. - Author: Alexander Smith
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1773629
#26. At that moment I was sure. That I belonged in my skin. That my organs were mine and my eyes were mine and my ears, which could only hear the silence of this night and my faint breathing, were mine, and I loved them and what they could do. - Author: Dave Eggers
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1708216
#27. The night breathed through the apartment like a dark animal. The ticking of a clock. The groan of a floorboard as he slipped out of his room. All was drowned by its silence. But Jacob loved the night. He felt it on his skin like a promise. Like a cloak woven from freedom and danger. - Author: Cornelia Funke
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1681110
#28. I can write best in the silence and solitude of the night, when everyone has retired. - Author: Zane Grey
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1652887
#29. The mystery of the evening-star brilliant in silence and distance between the downward-surging plunge of the sun and the vast, hollow seething of inpouring night. The magnificence of the watchful morning-star, that watches between the night and the day, the gleaming clue to the two opposites. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1650595
#30. Just to love! She did not ask to be loved. It was rapture enough just to sit there beside him in silence, alone in the summer night in the white splendor of moonshine, with the wind blowing down on them out of the pine woods. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1009451
#31. Have you ever noticed how many silences there are Gilbert? The silence of the woods ... of the shore ... of the meadows ... of the night ... of the summer afternoon. All different because the undertones that thread them are different. - Author: Lucy Maud Montgomery
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1584688
#32. There is nothing like the silence and loneliness of night to bring dark shadows over the brightest mind. - Author: Washington Irving
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1503581
#33. In the silence of night, great minds either unite or die - Author: Katja Michael
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1503452
#34. The night seemed suddenly defiled by the absence of music, as if the silence itself was injecting a sickness that only another song could cure. - Author: Jake Vander Ark
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1458149
#35. In the night, when the wind dies and silence rules the place of glittering stone, I remember. And they all live again. - Author: Glen Cook
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1445252
#36. And we had met at last in this same cave of greenery, while the summer night hung round us heavy with love, and the odours that crept through the silence from the sleeping woods were the only signs of an outer world that invaded our solitude. - Author: George MacDonald
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1443148
#37. For the past several years, I have gone to sleep every night in this same little pocket, the most uneventful piece of time I could find. Same exact thing every night, night after night. Total silence. Absolutely nothing. That's why I chose it. I know for a fact nothing bad can happen to me in here. - Author: Charles Yu
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1437175
#38. Utterance
Sitting over words
Very late I have heard a kind of whispered sighing
Not far
Like a night wind in pines or like the sea in the dark
The echo of everything that has ever
Been spoken
Still spinning its one syllable
Between the earth and silence - Author: W.S. Merwin
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1412650
#39. And then more quiet, silence so deep it almost drowned out the roar of the night music that pounded away in my secret self. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #190570
#40. Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night. - Author: George Eliot
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #454626
#41. Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #425841
#42. Come to me in the silence of the night,
Come to me in the speaking silence of a dream.
Come with soft rounded cheeks and eyes as bright as sunlight on a stream.
Come back in tears,
O memory, hope, love of finished years. - Author: Christina Rossetti
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #389517
#43. Pictures ... flashed on her in sudden color, too much color, shocking color, the color that leaps out of black when lightning strikes at night. - Author: Thomas Harris
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #381870
#44. Now I find my good men
Are gathered in the night
To wait in silence, not to sleep
And the glorious word of liberty
They whisper and murmur
Till in unaccustomed strangeness
On the steps of our temper
Once again in delight they cry
Freedom! Freedom! - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #322697
#45. It came with the wind through the silence of the night, a long, deep mutter, then a rising howl, and then the sad moan in which it died away. Again and again it sounded, the whole air throbbing with it, strident, wild and menacing. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #310994
#46. Oft in the silence of the night,
When the lonely moon rides high,
When wintry winds are whistling,
And we hear the owl's shrill cry,
In the quiet, dusky chamber,
By the flickering firelight,
Rising up between two sleepers,
Comes a spirit all in white. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #293518
#47. To-night the swinging stars shall plumb
The silence of the sky. - Author: Stella Benson
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #246774
#48. In the silence of the night, streetlights talk each other by touching their lights each other! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #235274
#49. Silence! I am learning to know the silence of a Tahitian night. - Author: Paul Gauguin
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #515725
#50. He drove the car back through the night to Paris. The hedges and orchards of Normandy flew past him. The moon hung oval and large in the misty sky. The ship was forgotten. Only the landscape remained. The landscape, the smell of hay and ripe apples, the silence and the deep peace of the inevitable - Author: Erich Maria Remarque
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #169944
#51. It was long after midnight and the stars looked damp and chilly; the air was full of the busy silence of the night, which is created by hundreds of small furry things treading very carefully in the hope of finding dinner while avoiding being the main course. - Author: Terry Pratchett
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #140272
#52. The perfect stillness of the night was thrilled by a more solemn silence. The darkness held a presence that was all the more felt because it was not seen. I could not any more have doubted that HE was there than that I was. Indeed, I felt myself to be, if possible, the less real of the two. - Author: William James
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #108875
#53. Going across the Tannai Desert was one of the spookiest experiences I've ever had. Not driving during the day; that was fine. And so we camped in an old sort of truck siding, I think. And the silence. The eerie silence and then a dingo howling, and it was just so spooky. I didn't sleep all night. - Author: Joan Kirner
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #93513
#54. Silence had entered me.
It was like the night, and my memories - they were like stars
in that they were fixed, though of course
if one would see they are unending fires, like the fires of hell. - Author: Louise Gluck
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #77642
#55. 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. - Author: Judy Garland
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #56480
#56. As if the night has been created for the writers and as if the silence of it is the very inspiration itself! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #43889
#57. The face of the night will be an old wound that reopens each evening, impassive and living. The distant silence will ache like a soul, mute, in the dark. We'll speak to the night as it's whispering softly. - Author: Cesare Pavese
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #36466
#58. Summer mornings, the light of the world pouring in and the silence. It was a barefoot life, the cool of the night on the floorboards, the green trees if you stepped outside, the first faint cries of the birds. He arrived in a suit and didn't put it on again until he went back to the city. - Author: James Salter
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #818240
#59. The silence of the night awakens my soul - Author: Dorinda Duclos
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #1004914
#60. To hike out alone in the desert; to sleep on the valley floor on a night with no moon, in the pitch black, just listening to the boom of silence: you can't imagine what that's like. - Author: Nicole Krauss
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #997830
#61. I hear nothing. I hear nothing, but what does it mean that I hear nothing? I walk in the cemeteries of this city at night and I hear nothing. I walk among mortals and sometimes I hear nothing. I walk alone and I hear nothing, as if I myself had no inner voice. - Author: Anne Rice
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #960583
#62. My favorite symphony is the silent song of the night! - Author: Avijeet Das
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #950905
#63. I saw my parents as model grown-ups, and their manner, their silence, informed my sense of what adulthood looked and felt like. Grown-ups behaved rationally and calmly. Grown-ups worked during the day and came home at night and sat down for drinks and passed the evening quietly. - Author: Caroline Knapp
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #918539
#64. They would not get closer to the truth that night. They watched a period of hockey in silence. Winkler insisted on doing the dishes. Herman insisted on driving him to the bus stop. - Author: Anthony Doerr
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #914221
#65. There was a tiny silence, only the soft hum of the fluorescence. I thought of her in the cold ruined house, with night birds keening above her and rain gentle all around, dying of breathing - Author: Tana French
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #879388
#66. They lay there like that, in a different kind of silence now, watching the lake and the stars, listening to the night, each basking in the warmth of the other. - Author: Kimberly Derting
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #847116
#67. We are adrift on a sea of moonlight sand, the silence as infinite as the space between the stars. - Author: Jessica Khoury
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #824427
#68. ...I watched the day slip into night, noting the wondrous tonal transformations of the sunset on its dimmer switch, how blood-orange can shade imperceptibly into ice-blue on the knife-edge of the horizon, listening to the sea's interminable call for silence - shh, shh, shh. - Author: William Boyd
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #32817
#69. My eyes have never seen the moon so lovely as tonight;
In silence wrapped, it is the breathless music of the night. - Author: Galaktion Tabidze
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #792568
#70. I used to think that if she were gone, you would come back to me."
"If she were gone, I would be nothing," Marco says. "You should think better of yourself than to settle for that."
They stand in silence on the empty street, the chill of the night air falling between them. - Author: Erin Morgenstern
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #701413
#71. I was terrified as only grown men and women can be when they wake in the middle of the night and begin to realize, in the absolute silence and solitude all around them, that it is not only their dream that has woken them, that it is their whole way of life. - Author: M. Ageyev
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #665108
#72. The silence was gone now, and the night was filled with voices - a chirp, a growl, a twitter - a burst of high-pitched laughter. - Author: Lois Duncan
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #631766
#73. Mongkol, poor Mongkol, shedding tears.

Thinking of his smiling, comical face, and his dreams of sending his son to university, I could only lower my head in silence.

And the night continued, cold and dark, the wind frozen beyond the mountains. - Author: You Jin
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #629146
#74. Everyone stopped to blink at that for a second. I mean, come on. Impaled by a guided frozen turkey missile. Even by the standards of the quasi-immortal creatures of the night, that ain't something you see twice.
"For my next trick," I panted into the startled silence, "anvils. - Author: Jim Butcher
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #618583
#75. For in the night, unseen, a single warrior, In sombre harness mailed, Dreaded of man, and surnamed the Destroyer, The rampart wall has scaled. He passed into the chamber of the sleeper, The dark and silent room, And as he entered, darker grew, and deeper, The silence and the gloom. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #607165
#76. The blast that swept him came off New Hampshire snow-fields and ice-hung forests. It seemed to have traversed interminable leagues of frozen silence, filling them with the same cold roar and sharpening its edge against the same bitter black-and-white landscape.
("The Triumph Of The Night") - Author: Edith Wharton
Quotes About The Silence Of The Night #601084

Famous Authors

Popular Topics