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Some kinds of animals burrow in the ground; others do not. Some animals are nocturnal, as the owl and the bat; others use the hours of daylight. There are tame animals and wild animals. Man and the mule are always tame; the leopard and the wolf are invariably wild, and others, as the elephant, are easily tamed.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
We writers are shy, nocturnal creatures. Push us into the light and the light blinds us.
I live a rock-star kind of life where I don't go to bed until 4 A.M. I'm very nocturnal.
What better model of a synthesis than a nocturnal dream? Dreams simplify, don't they?
With their souls of patent leather, they come down the road. Hunched and nocturnal, where they breathe they impose, silence of dark rubber, and fear of fine sand.
Federico Garcia Lorca
I'm a comic, so I like to stay nocturnal. I work 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
I've hidden behind my hair more than clothes. Sometimes having long hair with a fringe is very useful when you don't want to look at people. I used to have very short hair, but long hair is my thing - a black nocturnal shield.
Bat for Lashes
I'm nocturnal when it comes to recording - I'm just more creative at night.
Most of us accept that although we may believe our dreams to be real events, upon waking, we can tell the difference between nocturnal hallucinations and reality.
Writing for the theater, you find yourself living a nocturnal life.
My first serious project was photographing badgers - very, very difficult as they are shy and nocturnal.
There is no reason we should expect young children to enter the nocturnal darkness of sleep and dreams without help.
I have the legacy of my father and his nocturnal automatic waking up. But I like those periods. I immediately have a different vision of humanity and my life.
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