Twilight Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old twilight quotes, twilight sayings, and twilight proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


At twilight time the smog makes a rainbow.     

Tom Petty

One can lose themselves in the twilight, when there are no colors to guide the way.     

Vanna Smythe

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.     

Lucy Maud Montgomery

In the twilight of the morning, all life silently waits for the sunrise. Sun must rise for the darkness to sink!      

Mehmet Murat ildan

Twilight is like death; the dark portal of night comes upon us, to open again in the glorious morning of immortality.      

James Ellis

At twilight, nature is not without loveliness, though perhaps its chief use is to illustrate quotations from the poets.      

Oscar Wilde

Twilight--a time of pause when nature changes her guard. All living things would fade and die from too much light or too much dark, if twilight were not.     

Howard Thurman

Twilight is about getting older and relationships--not about a murder mystery. It's about love when you reach a certain age; nothing is in primary colors.     

Robert Benton

Suspicions amongst Thoughts, are like Bats amongst Birds; they never fly but by Twilight."     

Francis Bacon

Twilight, again. Another ending. No matter how perfect the day is, it always has to end.     

Stephenie Meyer

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

Jean Paul

Seeing twilight fall should be prescribed by doctors.     

Marlene Dietrich

The lengthening shadows wait the first pale stars of twilight.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

We are in the twilight of this earth. The societies and civilizations of human beings will not endure much longer because of their abuses of power.     

Frederick Lenz

The twilight fleeted away in pearl on the stream, and night, like a diamond dome, stood still in our dream.     

George William Russell

Loneliness is a twilight moment by feelings, longing after something or someone you can not reach.     

Istvan Molnar

The sky was dark blue twilight, pretty to look at but lonely to walk under.     

Lemony Snicket

Love prefers twilight to daylight.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Twilight of the idols, it cursed from the worship of the extinguished candles.     

Kristian Goldmund Aumann

In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved.     

 John of the Cross

You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.     

Woodrow Wilson

There was a twilight before the dawn, and a dawn before the morning, and a morning before the day.     

William Ewart Gladstone

The moment of twilight is simply beautiful.      

John Glenn

Twilight whippoorwill... Whistle on, sweet deepener Of dark loneliness.     

Matsuo Basho

It's twilight. It's the safest time of day for us. The easiest time. But also the saddest, in a way...the end of another day, the return of the night.      

Stephenie Meyer

In the twilight, it was a vision of power.     

Upton Sinclair

Twilight was the worst hour, because it was the hour of indecision.      

Helen Eustis