Quotation Explorer - 'Evening'

I’ll read my books and I’ll drink coffee and I’ll listen to music, and I’ll bolt the door."( A Boy in France : Saturday Evening Post CCXVII, March 31, 1945) - J.D. Salinger
two great questions exist in each day; 'what must I do excellently today?' for morning and 'what did I do wrong or right today?' for evening. When we fail to know the real reasons why we wake up each day and why we retire at night, we fail to know the real reasons why we live. - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
People feel sorry for you if you sit down on a bench in the evening. - Emmanuel Bove
Every morning, appreciate the golden glowing sun for giving you life. Every evening, appreciate yourself for making the world a little more joyful with your lovely presence. - Debasish Mridha
When the evening comes, prepare yourself for the morrow ~ - Donald Pillai
Many in America, as one social historian wrote, 'believed implicitly that New York's social leaders went to bed in full evening dress, brushed their teeth in vintage champagne, married their daughters without exception to shady French counts, and arrayed their poodle dogs in diamond tiaras.'... - Greg King
my dear, I have nothing to say.my heart burns like the evening sky. - Sanober Khan
Evening came, a paw, to the gray hut by the river. - William Stafford
Morning is sweet and always like a beautiful women, evening always shines like a man. - Biju Karakkonam Nature and Wild life Photographer
One must wait until the evening to see how splendid the day has been. - Sophocles
Soon there would be the evening call to prayer and all over Zinder people would be thanking Allah for the gift of one more day, of one more moment in which to live and breathe. - Kathleen Hill
One's age should be tranquil, as childhood should be playful. Hard work at either extremity of life seems out of place. At midday the sun may burn, and men labor under it; but the morning and evening should be alike calm and cheerful.
The coldest day in fallis at the Hallows Evening ballwhere ghoulish funavoids the sunas monsters mingle wall to wall. - Richelle E. Goodrich
How noble and good everyone could be if, every evening before falling asleep, they were to recall to their minds the events of the whole day and consider exactly what has been good and bad. Then without realizing it, you try to improve yourself at the start of each new day. - Anne Frank
I was dead, then alive.Weeping, then laughing.The power of love came into me,and I became fierce like a lion,then tender like the evening star. - Jalaluddin Rumi
After supper they saw Kaluka to the boardwalk, and then strolled back along the beach to Asbury. The evening sea was a new sensation, for all its color and mellow age was gone, and it seemed the bleak waste that made the Norse sagas sad. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
Ah, that’s just sean nós singing and dancing. Something to do around the pub of an evening. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
I just bought a microwave fireplace. You can spend an evening in front of it in only eight minutes. - Steven Wright
Truth is tough. It will not break, like a bubble, at a touch; nay, you may kick it about all day like a football, and it will be round and full at evening. - Oliver Wendell Holmes
People who walk across dark bridges, past saints,with dim, small lights.Clouds which move across gray skiespast churcheswith towers darkened in the dusk.One who leans against granite railinggazing into the evening waters,His hands resting on old stones. - Franz Kafka
the pavement makes no soundas it touches your feetcalm and constantlike silence on repeatlanguidly your thoughts bleedinto the evening airin crimson red the words read'some things are beyond repair - Anna Jae
Dinner is not what you do in the evening before something else. Dinner is the evening. - Art Buchwald
Our churches are full of people during work hours, morning, noon, evening, praying instead of being in the factories, libraries, laboratories, facilitating economic growth - Sunday Adelaja
My evening visitors, if they cannot see the clock, should find the time in my face. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
A little girl and her father were walking along in the evening. She was fascinated by the stars, and kept looking up at them, but made no comment until her father asked what she was thinking. She replied, "If the bottom side of heaven is so beautiful, how wonderful the other side must be - Francis Gay
And on this night, the last of its kind before we get married to each other at the stroke of 8 tomorrow in the evening, as I walk towards my bed to call the day off, the last puff of wind brought from a fairy-tale land urges me to write this letter as your girlfriend, for one last time. - Debalina Haldar
In an exhibition wherein paintings of nudes were commonplace, that of Madame Gautreau in her black evening dress was considered scandalously erotic. -from The Greater Journey - David McCullough
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 colors, or the heavens without their azure. - Henry David Thoreau
Nothing is so lovely as a quietly snoring dog and some evening Brahms, as you sit in a comfortably overstuffed chair with your feet on the footstool. - Ann Beattie
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 Jr.
O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know. - William Cowper
So rest a while, we can talk in the cool of the evening. Or the cool of the morning. There 's seldom as much hurry as I used to think there was." -HawkWho had been ArchmageThe Other Wind - Ursula K. Le Guin
In the morning, celebrate the beauty and warmth of sun light,in the evening, celebrate the song of silence and love of night. - Debasish Mridha
One evening, after a particularly terrible row, the prince smashed his princess over the head with an old wooden clock and she tumbled to the floor, dead. - Brooke Warra
Every evening words, not stars, light the sky. No rest in life like life itself. - Umberto Saba
Our churches are full of people during work hours, in the morning, at noon, in the evening praying, instead of being in the factories, libraries, and laboratories, facilitating economic growth. - Sunday Adelaja
But sometimes, when she'd be all by herself, walking home late in the evening on a crowded street she'd be afraid of her own shadow following her... - Sanhita Baruah
It had been agreed between them that lighted candles at wayside inns, in strange countries amid mountain scenery, gave the evening meal a peculiar poetry. - Henry James
Whoever has no house now, will never have one. Whoever is alone will stay alone, will sit, read, write long letters through the evening, and wander on the boulevards, up and down, restlessly, while dry leaves are blowing. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Looking back, retrospectively on the events of that evening, I can see the irony the shrink whose cat ate his own tail. At the time of the incident, however, humor was not in my emotional repertoire; it was the furthest thing from my mind. - Jacqueline Simon Gunn
We were talking of DRAGONS, Tolkien and I In a Berkshire bar. The big workman Who had sat silent and sucked his pipe All the evening, from his empty mug With gleaming eye glanced towards us: "I seen 'em myself!" he said fiercely. - C.S. Lewis
For me, working onstage is much more exhausting than all the other mediums, but it's also much more thrilling...There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night. - John Lithgow
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
You never really hear the truth from your subordinates until after 10 in the evening. - Jurgen Schrempp
God’s decision to reach out in such dramatic fashion as to lay all rightful privilege aside and be born into abject destitution tells us that His passion for us exceeds our desire for Him. And maybe we should commit to evening that up a bit. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Good evening and good night. - Dracula Bela Lugosi 1931
How often have the greatest thoughts and ideas come to light during conversations with the family over the evening dinner? - E.A. Bucchianeri
If you don’t find the right set of eyes to see through your bull, you will always be surrounded by friends that will tell you white lies because they like your company and don’t want to ruin the evening. - Shannon L. Alder
I, a woman, find wearing high heels agreeable only on the very rare occasion that (1) I will be ferried between destinations upon a palanquin or (2) I am going to a cocktail party and, at five feet two, don't want to spend the evening discussing the latest movies with somebody's nipples. - Lauren Collins
If naturalists go to heaven (about which there is considerable ecclesiastical doubt), I hope that I will be furnished with a troop of kakapo to amuse me in the evening instead of television. - Gerald Durrell
We were still children and residing in the mosque from morning to evening. We were about to turn into monsters. - M.F. Moonzajer
I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it. - Groucho Marx
In the morning, wonder and be generous like the sun. In the evening, meditate and be kind like the moon. - Debasish Mridha
Do an evening review at the end of the day to reflect on what went well, and what you'd do differently next time. - Marilyn Suttle
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
Lying is not a sin, since there has never been a law-maker or philosopher who could determine what truth is. I lie for the fun of it. I lie for the fear of the gravity of life. I lie out of boredom. How can anyone who has more fantasy than the Catholic evening paper get by without lying? - Iwan Goll
The scent of rain on a sultry spring evening is always an indulgence. - Kim Pape
when the night turns into morningI want during the day, tell my story when evening twilight passed - Yorris ys
My love for you won't stop with my leaving. Come an evening over the years, when you step outside your door and hear the wind blowing through the cottonwoods, that'll be me, thinking of you, whispering your name, and loving you. - Penelope Williamson
Oh, thou art fairer than the evening air Clad in the beauty of a thousand stars. - Christopher Marlowe
There are worse things in life than death. Have you ever spent an evening with an insurance salesman? - Woody Allen
The thing about life is, you’ve got to somehow make it through the day. Don’t wait for the beautiful evening. Go on with your life. Of course, the beautiful evening will come. In fact, she’s on her way. And she’s coming to you as fast as she can. And dude, she’s beautiful. - Thisuri Wanniarachchi
Life kisses our faces every morning. Yet, between morning and evening, she laughs at our sorrows. - Kahlil Gibran
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