Good Night Quotes

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Though we may not say “Good Night” quite as often as we say “Hello,” it is nonetheless something that the vast majority of us do every day.

When we wish someone good night, we let them know that we care about them, their wellbeing, and wish them well for the next day.

The perfect night looks different to all of us. For some, having a good night means staying out late, letting loose, and spending time with friends. For others, it can look as simple as a delivery pizza and watching an entire Netflix series on the sofa.

Whatever your perfect night looks like, and however you say good night, these good night quotes are all about enjoying those hours at the very end of the day. Enjoy!

Goodnight Quotes

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow.

William Shakespeare

Good night, slept tight, awake full of joy at the morning light.

Theodore Higgingsworth

Goodnight. Sleep awaits those of us who dare to dream.

Anthony T. Hincks
“Goodnight stars, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere.” – Margaret Wise Brown

Good night—may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake.

Michael Faudet

Do not go gentle into that good night but rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Dylan Thomas

The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night’s sleep.

E. Joseph Cossman

Good night now, and rest. Today was a test, You passed it, you’re past it. Now breathe till unstressed.

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gmorning, Gnight!: Little Pep Talks for Me & You

To all, to each, a fair good-night, and pleasing dreams, and slumbers light.

Sir Walter Scott

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

Galileo Galilei
“Everybody winds up kissing the wrong person goodnight.” – Andy Warhol

How did it get so late so soon?

Dr. Seuss

Being involved in a good night prayer can change lives as well.

Dr. Olusola Coker, Command the Night

Day is over, night has come. Today is gone, what’s done is done. Embrace your dreams, through the night. Tomorrow comes with a whole new light.

George Orwell

Let gratitude be the pillow upon which you kneel to say your nightly prayer.

Maya Angelou

Some nights are made for torture, or reflection, or the savoring of loneliness.

Poppy Z. Brite

I love the silent hour of night, for blissful dreams may then arise, Revealing to my charmed sight – What may not bless my waking eyes.

Anne Brontë
“This is the end of the day, but soon there will be a new day.” – Bernard Williams

Every night, under the same sky and stars, probably since the emergence of humankind, people around the world have been wishing one another a good night.

Efrat Shoham, 15 Ways To Say Good Night

The night is longer than a day for those who dream, and day is longer than night for those who make their dreams comes true.

Jack Kerouac

We love the night and its quiet; and there is no night that we love so well as that on which the moon is coffined in clouds.

Fitz-James O’Brien

Both teams played hard. God bless and goodnight.

Rasheed Wallace

Life is full of new beginnings, and a new day tomorrow brings, sleep well.

Catherine Pulsifer
“One man’s bad day is another man’s good night.” – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Wishing Others Goodnight

Before you fall asleep every day, say something positive to yourself.

Enid Bagnold

May the good memories of today lull you to sleep.

Kate Summers
“Good night, sleep tight, don’t let the bed bugs bite.” – Unknown

Before you fall asleep every day, say something positive to yourself.

Enid Bagnold

I wish for you a good night of sleep, sweet dreams, and a smiling morning.

Debasish Mridha

Good-night dear friend! I say good-night to thee. Across the moonbeams, tremulous and white, bridging all space between us!

Hester A. Benedict

Life is full of new beginnings, and a new day tomorrow brings, sleep well.

Catherine Pulsifer

Sleeping is no mean art: for its sake one must stay awake all day.

Friedrich Nietzsche
“Life always offers you a second chance. It’s called tomorrow.” – Dylan Thomas

Good night. May you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you’ll cry when you awake.

Michael Faudet

The time between good night to good morning, all poetries are mentioned by her with his love and their good memories.

Vaishal Sheth

There is a time for many words, and there is also a time for sleep.


Man should forget his anger before he lies down to sleep.

Mahatma Gandhi

Go to sleep in peace. God is awake.

Victor Hugo

Early to bed, early to rise; makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise.

Benjamin Franklin
“Throw off your worries when you throw off your clothes at night.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

I wish for you a good night, a good sleep, and when you awake with energy and passion you will abound.

Kate Summers

Night is always darker before the dawn and life is the same, the hard times will pass, everything will get better and sun will shine brighter than ever.

Ernest Hemingway

I just want to say, good night, sweet prince, may flights of angels sing thee to thy rest.

Harry Dean Stanton

The darker the night, the brighter the stars, The deeper the grief, the closer is God!

Fyodor Dostoyevsky

As I have discovered, what you feed your mind in the day will affect your quality of sleep at night.

Yvonne Haughton, Good Night Insomnia

Those who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night.

Edgar Allen Poe
“Night is a world lit by itself.” – Antonio Porchia

Night is purer than day; it is better for thinking, loving, and dreaming. At night everything is more intense, more true. The echo of words that have been spoken during the day takes on a new and deeper meaning.

Elie Wiesel

Goodnight! And sweetest dreams be thine through all their shining way, till darkness goes, and bird and rose with rapture greet the day.


Never apologize for burning too brightly or collapsing into yourself every night. That is how galaxies are made.

Tyler Kent

It’s time to stretch from small to tall to see the moon so bright. It lights our way and seems to say, ‘God bless you and good night.’

Hannah C. Hall, God Bless You and Good Night
“Before you fall asleep every day, say something positive to yourself.” – Enid Bagnold

Goodnight, goodnight, goodnight, What more is there to say than goodnight? We’ve had a lot of fun and it’s time to toodle-oo. Au revoir, auf wiendersehn and Inka, dinks doo. Goodnight, goodnight, goodnight.

Jimmy Durante

I wish for you a good night, a good sleep, and when you awake with energy and passion you will abound.

Kate Summers

Quotes about Having a Good Night

Life begins at night.

Charlaine Harris, Dead Until Dark

My idea of a good night has always been having a lovely meal and a proper conversation.

Kirsty Gallacher
“A good night in is a series of documentaries.” – Elizabeth Debicki

Tonight’s gonna be a good, good, night.

The Blackeyed Peas, I Gotta Feeling

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say. A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep to dream my dreams of you.

Roy Orbison

As the night gets dark, let your worries fade. Sleep peacefully knowing you’ve done all you can do for today.

Roald Dahl

I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.

Psalm 4:8 NIV

Don’t fight with the pillow, but lay down your head and kick every worriment out of the bed.

Edward Vance Cooke

Night is the wonderful opportunity to take rest, to forgive, to smile, to get ready for all the battles that you have to fight tomorrow.

Allen Ginsberg
“My idea of a good night out is staying in.” – Martin Freeman

The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.

Shannon L. Alder

The day is over, it’s time for rest. Sleep well my dear you gave it your best. Tomorrow comes, oh so soon, close your eyes and awake before noon.

Catherine Pulsifer

I like the night. Without the dark, we’d never see the stars.

Stephenie Meyer, Twilight

Fear can keep us up all night long but faith makes one fine pillow.

Philip Gulley

The night is more alive and more richly colored than the day.

Vincent Van Gough
“Whoever thinks of going to bed before twelve o’clock is a scoundrel.” – Samuel Johnson

We hope you’ve enjoyed these good night quotes! Wherever the night takes you, we hope its good.

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Quincy Seale

Quincy is KIM's lead editor and content writer, and has invested in online properties since 2009. Quincy holds an MBA from the University of Dundee and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, and lives in San Antonio with his wife Natalie and his dog Oban. When not working on KIM, he enjoys traveling, poker, and anything related to crypto.