T'was the night before Christmas when all through the house not a creature was stirring not even a mouse.
I understand what's it like to work all week and on Friday night just want to go and leave your brain at the door buy some popcorn and be thrilled by something.
When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
Men who consistently leave the toilet seat up secretly want women to get up to go the bathroom in the middle of the night and fall in.
After a gig I always head back to the hotel remembering granny's words of wisdom. I cancel the late-night pizza and watch the Jonathan Ross show instead.
My grandfather Frank Lloyd Wright wore a red sash on his wedding night. That is glamour!
Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.
Every night I go over what I did in the day in ethical or moral terms. Have I treated people properly? Did I tell the truth?
Buonaparte has often made his boast that our fleet would be worn out by keeping the sea and that his was kept in order and increasing by staying in port but know he finds I fancy if Emperors hear the truth that his fleet suffers more in a night than ours in one year.
People often ask why aren't you reading about what it is you're working on right now? And the truth is you only get three pages a night before your eyelids close.
And it sends an important message to me because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me in landslide proportions and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good.
When you're playing the same dirty dozen night after night the moments that keep it fresh are those when you just let go and trust everyone.
Trust your instincts: they tend to see you right. By listening to them at least you can sleep at night.
A lot of film directors are quite scared of actors. They are a bit of a nightmare sometimes but I like them. It looks like cunning but you try to get extra things from them all the time by stealth by making them feel confident so they trust you and you can push a bit.
Young people don't want to be second to anyone. Everyone wants to be an overnight star. Look how many years I had to wait how many roads I had to travel how many songs I had to sing. And now I'm just beginning never ending.
I had become with the approach of night once more aware of loneliness and time - those two companions without whom no journey can yield us anything.
I think every entertainer's had nights when things go wrong. I mean you can't remember everything all the time and especially if you're having hard times personally things going on that you - you know and then people make it worse. And that makes you feel worse.
Y'know you can't please all the people all the time... and last night all those people were at my show.
In Hollywood you can see things at night that are fast enough to be in the Olympics in the day time.
Consider the fellow. He never spends his time telling you about his previous night's date. You get the idea he has eyes only for you and wouldn't think of looking at another woman.
How did it get so late so soon? Its night before its afternoon. December is here before its June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?
The 'Night Train' has already been a crazy ride for me. We flew around making TV appearances and stadium announcements all over the country fueled by little more than coffee and adrenaline... so many fans jumped on board with us and I couldn't be more thankful.
But by the time I was 40 everything was winding down. It started after the war. On the plus side there was more more products and technology. But for me the nightlife was winding down the glamour the fun.
Which European leader today would not relish the wonder-working powers of a Moses? Budget deficit? Unpopular cuts? How about just a little miracle an overnight increase in gold reserves a new oil field or the next world-changing communications technology? Surely that's not too much to ask.