Evening Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Evening

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I have had a perfectly wonderful evening, but this wasn't it.
~By Groucho Marx ~


These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
~By Pedro Calderon de la Barca ~


I lived at home and I cycled every morning to the railway station to travel by train to Johannesburg followed by a walk to the University, carrying sandwiches for my lunch and returning in the evening the same way.
~By Sydney Brenner ~


Collectively, we must do more than simply watch, with resignation and a feeling of powerlessness, reports on the evening news about the latest terrorist atrocity.
~By Michael Jeffery ~


It was irritating to have one's physical shortcomings pointed out quite so plainly twice in one evening, once by a beautiful girl and once by a dying badger.
~By Tom Holt ~


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


O, thou art fairer than the evening air clad in the beauty of a thousand stars.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


We are talking now of summer evenings in Knoxville, Tennessee, in the time that I lived there so successfully disguised to myself as a child.
~By James Agee ~


She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it.
~By Louise Fletcher ~


For myself, I can only say that I am astonished and somewhat terrified at the results of this evening's experiments. Astonished at the wonderful power you have developed, and terrified at the thought that so much hideous and bad music may be put on record forever.
~By Arthur Sullivan ~


In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


Prayer is the key of the morning and the bolt of the evening.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


We were making new ones the second year. We were in syndication the second year. So we were on Saturday nights, prime time, every morning, and then they put it on Sunday evenings too. So it was all over the place.
~By Gavin MacLeod ~


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.
~By John McGahern ~


The sun was like a great visiting presence that stimulated and took its due from all animal energy. When it flung wide its cloak and stepped down over the edge of the fields at evening, it left behind it a spent and exhausted world.
~By Willa Cather ~


All this time I lived with my parents, and wrought on the plantation; and having had schooling pretty well for a planter, I used to improve myself in winter evenings, and other leisure times.
~By John Woolman ~


It was Orwellian. I completely disappeared, and disappeared the same day. It was by early that evening when the Times story ran. That was an overreaction. All human beings under pressure behave poorly.
~By Gregg Easterbrook ~


Marilyn Monroe was no fun to work with. She would report to work around 5:00 in the evening. You've been in make-up since 8:30 in the morning waiting for her.
~By Tony Randall ~


In the evening of the first day my father conducted us to the public baths.
~By Mary Antin ~


We had not seen any natives for many days, but a few passed the camp on the opposite side of the river on the evening of the 25th. They would not, however, come to us; but fled into the interior in great apparent alarm.
~By Charles Sturt ~


Throughout the evening I would be recording these long saxophone delays and about four hours into the concert, if I wanted to take a break I would just play back the saxophone.
~By Terry Riley ~


Be thou the rainbow in the storms of life. The evening beam that smiles the clouds away, and tints tomorrow with prophetic ray.
~By Lord Byron ~


Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


In the evening of life we shall be judged on love, and not one of us is going to come off very well, and were it not for my absolute faith in the loving forgiveness of my Lord I could not call on him to come.
~By Madeleine L'Engle ~


This has been a most wonderful evening. Gertrude has said things tonight it will take her 10 years to understand.
~By Alice B. Toklas ~


We didn't have television in those days, and many people didn't even have radios. My mother would read aloud to my father and me in the evening.
~By Beverly Cleary ~


I spent an entire evening seated between Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, being charmed from either side. It was pure Hollywood magic.
~By Lorna Luft ~


I live again the days and evenings of my long career. I dream at night of operas and concerts in which I have had my share of success. Now like the old Irish minstrel, I have hung up my harp because my songs are all sung.
~By John McCormack ~


And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


I think I have something tonight that's not quite correct for evening wear. Blue suede shoes.
~By Elvis Presley ~


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.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


The companion of an evening, and the companion for life, require very different qualifications.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


San Francisco can no longer afford to be a city divided between downtown and neighborhoods, with a downtown that becomes a ghost town when workers go home for the evening.
~By Gavin Newsom ~


When I retire I'm going to spend my evenings by the fireplace going through those boxes. There are things in there that ought to be burned.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that.
~By Lizzie Andrew Borden ~


There are moments, above all on June evenings, when the lakes that hold our moons are sucked into the earth, and nothing is left but wine and the touch of a hand.
~By Charles Morgan ~


In the morning a man walks with his whole body; in the evening, only with his legs.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


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


The weather became so intensely cold that we sent for all the hunters who had remained out with captain Clarke's party, and they returned in the evening several of them frostbitten.
~By Meriwether Lewis ~


If you lived in a provincial town like Torre Annunziata, where there was nothing to do in the evening but go to the movies with your friends, the cinema was a world of fantasy. I had always been in love with it.
~By Dino De Laurentiis ~


There's nothing like spending an evening with an audience every night.
~By John Lithgow ~


We are doing what Prince did. Everyone that comes to a show billed as An Evening with Journey will get our new CD. We figured that is our best store because they are our biggest fans.
~By Neil Schon ~


The same practice was continued every evening through the whole course, and with the same success. Many individuals expressed their gratification at having discovered such simple means of relieving the tedium of a long discourse.
~By George Combe ~


His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
~By Mary Antin ~


The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


I remember driving home one evening while they were reviewing the papers on the radio. One of the articles was about me separating from my wife. It's a weird thing to listen to a news report about the break-up of your marriage.
~By Rory Bremner ~


My theory is that I decided to be a writer when I was about seven, but of course it is not as simple as that. Like most writers, I had to work at other things to earn a living and wrote mainly in the evenings, often very late at night, for many years.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


On the Wednesday evening - that is, the day I saw her Majesty on this particular point - I had the opportunity of conferring with all those whom I proposed to submit to her Majesty as Ministers.
~By Robert Peel ~


I'm looking forward to providing the men of Seattle with an evening where they can kick back, light up a cigar and enjoy a night to themselves. Women, we can't technically keep you out, but please stay at home.
~By Tom Leykis ~


The crowds can be very loud, especially when you're playing in the evening.
~By Stefan Edberg ~


That was my childhood. I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating for hours in the morning and hours in the evening, and going once a day to beg for food.
~By Satish Kumar ~


I've had a perfectly wonderful evening. But this wasn't it.
~By Groucho Marx ~


The evening news is a concept whose time has come and gone.
~By Bernard Goldberg ~


Before I do a play I say that I hope it's going to be for as short a time as possible but, once you do it, it is a paradoxical pleasure. One evening out of two there are five minutes of a miracle and for those five minutes you want to do it again and again. It's like a drug.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


Not to discriminate every moment some passionate attitude in those about us, and in the very brilliancy of their gifts some tragic dividing on their ways, is, on this short day of frost and sun, to sleep before evening.
~By Walter Pater ~


Perhaps a hundred people assembled one evening, May 15, 1876, at the time when the country was celebrating the hundredth anniversary of its political independence.
~By Felix Adler ~


My mother had always taught me to write about my feelings instead of sharing really personal things with others, so I spent many evenings writing in my diary, eating everything in the kitchen and waiting for Mr. Wrong to call.
~By Cathy Guisewite ~


Hide our ignorance as we will, an evening of wine soon reveals it.
~By Heraclitus ~


On the evening of December 25, General Washington in a most severe season crossed the Delaware with a part of his army, then reduced to less than 2000 men in the whole.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


In the morning we received some very thin coffee. For lunch we had potato soup with a few pieces of meat in it, in the evening we had a very thin meat soup with some potatoes in it.
~By Leon Askin ~


A visit to a cinema is a little outing in itself. It breaks the monotony of an afternoon or evening; it gives a change from the surroundings of home, however pleasant.
~By Ivor Novello ~


I have been overcome by the beauty and richness of our life together, those early mornings setting out, those evenings gleaming with rivers and lakes below us, still holding the last light.
~By Anne Morrow Lindbergh ~


The attorney general would call at 5 o'clock in the evening and say: 'Tomorrow morning we are going to try to integrate the University of Mississippi. Get us a memo on what we're likely to do, and what we can do if the governor sends the National Guard there.'
~By Harold H. Greene ~


Balenciaga did the most delicious evening clothes. Clothes aren't delicious any more.
~By Diana Vreeland ~


Introductions, that is, belong to the masterpieces and classics of the world, to the great and ancient and accepted things; and I am here introducing a short, small story of my own which appeared in The Evening News about ten months ago.
~By Arthur Machen ~


During my early years at Minnesota I conducted an evening enzyme seminar.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


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


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
~By Quentin Crisp ~


Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


They are the literary equivalent of sequins on an evening dress.
~By Stefan Kanfer ~


By the time this concert ends this evening, 30,000 Africans will have died because of extreme poverty. By this time tomorrow evening, another 30,000. This does not make sense.
~By Brad Pitt ~


Remember that God under the Law ordained a Lamb to be offered up to Him every Morning and Evening.
~By Thomas Ken ~


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


I was taken to concerts when I was six, seven years old, and sat in a box throughout the whole evening.
~By Kitty Carlisle ~


In the evenings I studied chemistry at the University of Chicago, the weekends I helped in the family store.
~By Jack Steinberger ~


If you're in a company, you're dancing from 9 a.m. till 7 in the evening, and then you go home and get in a hot tub and get some Epsom salts and try to get your body goin' again. There's no social life, no anything.
~By Neve Campbell ~


Evening is a time of real experimentation. You never want to look the same way.
~By Donna Karan ~


After tea it's back to painting - a large poplar at dusk with a gathering storm. From time to time instead of this evening painting session I go bowling in one of the neighbouring villages, but not very often.
~By Gustav Klimt ~


I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
~By James Cameron ~


There are moments when the body is as numinous as words, days that are the good flesh continuing. Such tenderness, those afternoons and evenings, saying blackberry, blackberry, blackberry.
~By Robert Hass ~


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.
~By Thomas Arnold ~


I write in the morning, I walk in the afternoon and I read in the evening. It's a very easy, lovely life.
~By Margaret Forster ~


What a nice night for an evening.
~By Steven Wright ~


The perception is that more important people watch news in the evenings than in the mornings.
~By Reese Schonfeld ~


My theme this evening is that America needs a competitive dollar.
~By Martin Feldstein ~


It felt good doing a physical job, and going home each evening feeling like I had really done a day's work.
~By James D'arcy ~


In the long winter evenings he talked to Ma about the Western country. In the West the land was level, and there were no trees. The grass grew thick and high.
~By Laura Ingalls Wilder ~


I mean, in the course of an evening, people will take a solo here and there, but generally it's all about the rhythm of that music. Dealing with the rhythm with everything. That's essentially at least my concept of what that group is.
~By Charlie Hunter ~


The result was that, if it happened to clear off after a cloudy evening, I frequently arose from my bed at any hour of the night or morning and walked two miles to the observatory to make some observation included in the programme.
~By Simon Newcomb ~


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.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


Most of the top actors and actresses may be working in ten or twelve films at the same time, so they will give one director two hours and maybe shoot in Bombay in the morning and Madras in the evening. It happens.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out. And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening; it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark.
~By William Tyndale ~


Every evening, I come home tired and have just enough energy to fill out the endless tax forms, to pay bills, not to let my house neglected and to hear the radio concert for an hour.
~By Fritz Zwicky ~


A play is much easier to maintain your personal life with because if you're rehearsing, you're working like from 11 to 6 or 11 to 5 and you get to have your whole morning and your whole evening. When you're doing the play, you have all day.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


I know folks all have a tizzy about it, but I like a little bourbon of an evening. It helps me sleep. I don't much care what they say about it.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


Don't you stay at home of evenings? Don't you love a cushioned seat in a corner, by the fireside, with your slippers on your feet?
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


I m up at 5 in the morning and in bed by 10 in the evening.
~By DeForest Kelley ~


It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


My best evenings are at home with my lady.
~By Billy Zane ~

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