Quotation Explorer - 'Midnight'

She dried her tears, and they did smileTo see her cheeks’ returning glow;Nor did discern how all the whileThat full heart throbbed to overflow.With that sweet look and lively tone,And bright eye shining all the day,They could not guess, at midnight loneHow she would weep the time away. - Emily Brontë
Human consciousness arose but a minute before midnight on the geological clock. Yet we mayflies try to bend an ancient world to our purposes, ignorant perhaps of the messages buried in its long history. Let us hope that we are still in the early morning of our April day. - Stephen Jay Gould
All great beginnings start in the dark, when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight. - Shannon L. Alder
WHO IS LEARNED? A definition One who, consuming midnight oilin studies diligent and slow,teaches himself, with painful toil,the things that other people know. - Piet Hein
Now hast thou but one bare hour to live, And then thou must be damned perpetually. Stand still, you ever-moving spheres of heaven, That time may cease, and midnight never come. - Christopher Marlowe
Did Bach ever eatpancakes at midnight? - Nathan Reese Maher
As midnight came, he named every star in the sky after her. - Frauke Heyde
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
It took place in the midnight in the University's Great Hall, in a welter of incense, candlesticks, runic inscriptions and magic circles, none of which was strictly necessary but which made the wizards feel better. - Terry Pratchett
Maybe life is all about twirling under one of those midnight skies, cutting a swathe through the breeze and gently closing your eyes. - Sanober Khan
We dreamt of a crappy apartment somewhereMaking love while we let the midnight airFlow through the open window, into our closed heartsLeft bitter from heartbreak and too much time apart - Jessica-Lynn Barbour
Miranda was dark, like a midnight sky. But as she fell, her eyes shone like stars themselves. - Dyls Downs
RICE-WATER, n. A mystic beverage secretly used by our most popular novelists and poets to regulate the imagination and narcotize the conscience. It is said to be rich in both obtundite and lethargine, and is brewed in a midnight fog by a fat which of the Dismal Swamp. - Ambrose Bierce
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight, very clean. When it arrives it is perfect. It puts itself in our hands. It hopes we learned something from yesterday. - Unknown
What's sad about not eating is the experience, whether at a family reunion or at midnight by yourself in a greasy spoon under the L tracks. The loss of dining, not the loss of food. - Roger Ebert
Midnight Omen Deja vu" - Because everyone should experience love in the Caribbean...at least once in a lifetime. - Marti Melville
I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word. - Martin Luther King Jr.
There is a solitude, which each and every one of us has always carried with him, more inaccessible than the ice-cold mountains, more profound than the midnight sea; the solitude of self. Our inner being, which we call ourself, no eye nor touch of man or angel has ever pierced. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
A too closely watched flower/blossoms the wrong color./Excess attention to the jonquil/turns it gentian. Flowers/need it tranquil to get/their hues right. Some/only open at midnight. - Kay Ryan
Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from yesterday. - John Wayne
Don’t you dare come into my world and tell me what color the ocean is! It’s black. Black as midnight. Black and awful! - Nadia Scrieva
For a more than miffed Midnight, fate was for emperors, fools and soppy lovers: - fate was the self-important egotism of those doing well, the sheer unbearable arrogance of the living and loved. - Tom Conrad
Midnight sail and moonlight. I remember sunset, and gentle breeze. Leaving the city lights behind, and gazing at the moon. Mountains of clouds. Waves slapping our boat. It was easy to forget that love has no direction, or need for compass. Let it guide you to its destination. ~ , 2016 - Fidelis O Mkparu
From midnight to 4: 00 AM is the loneliest time in the world. Because for those of us too sad to sleep, the only thing we have to look at is an empty bed, and the only thing we have to think of is every single person who didn't want to fill it tonight. - Lone Alaskan Gypsy
Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. - Robert A. Heinlein
Literature simply becomes richer after you've been fired, rejected, stranded, or had to change a few midnight diapers. - Christian Bauman
I want all my drems to come true,But for that I have to keep patience and burn the midnight oil. - Rahul Rawat
You rang my heart like a church bell at midnight. Trembling, I awoke to the sweet sound of love. - John Mark Green
A poet is a verb that blossoms light in gardens of dawn, or sometimes midnight. - Aberjhani
Come ye viewless ministers of this dread hour! Come from the fenny lake, the hanging rock, and the midnight cave! The moon is red the stars are out the sky is burning and all nature stands aghast at what we do! - William Mudford
There is no night porter wandering about in King's. The authorities pay you the compliment, ugly gate-crasher, of treating you as a grown-up. And since we are not grown-up you and I, we will perform our midnight frolics as the inmates burn the midnight oil. - Whipplesnaith
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again. - Og Mandino
...free time is an illusion. It's what you get when you die and the gods reward you for a life spent working from dawn until midnight. - Tamora Pierce
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