Famous quote by George Herbert

Mobile Desktop
Night is the mother of counsels
Like

"Night is the mother of counsels"

- George Herbert

About this Quote

This quote by George Herbert is a reminder that taking the time to reflect and think deeply can result in smart choices. Evening is often associated with stillness and peaceful, and Herbert is recommending that this stillness can be a source of insight and knowledge. He is motivating us to put in the time to stop briefly and assess our decisions, rather than rushing into them. By making the effort to think deeply and carefully, we can get a much better understanding of our situation and make more informed decisions. Herbert is also recommending that the darkness of night can be a source of comfort and solace, permitting us to find clearness and assurance. In this way, night can be a source of counsel and assistance, helping us to make smart choices.

About the Author

George Herbert This quote is written / told by George Herbert between April 3, 1593 and March 1, 1633. He was a famous Poet from United Kingdom. The author also have 44 other quotes.

Go to author profile

Similar Quotes

Small: Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible - Marion C. Garretty
Marion C. Garretty
"Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible"
Marion C. Garretty, Poet
Small: The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization - F
Frank Lloyd Wright
"The mother art is architecture. Without an architecture of our own we have no soul of our own civilization"
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect
Small: Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father - Marilyn vos
Marilyn vos Savant
"Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father"
Marilyn vos Savant, Author
Small: The mob is the mother of tyrants - Diogenes
Diogenes
"The mob is the mother of tyrants"
Diogenes, Philosopher
Small: Never marry a man who hates his mother because hell end up hating you - Jill Bennett
"Never marry a man who hates his mother because he'll end up hating you"
Jill Bennett, Actress
Small: I play against a front and a back every night, Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that,
Shaquille O'Neal
"I play against a front and a back every night, Ming does not have to do that, Duncan does not have to do that, Garnett doesn't do that. I am the only one that has to do that"
Shaquille O'Neal, Athlete
Small: When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Womens Christian Temperance Union na
Maureen Forrester
"When I started to sing, my mother would have me engaged to perform at the Women's Christian Temperance Union national or annual meetings. I would hate doing this because I wanted to play baseball or go off skiing"
Maureen Forrester, Musician
Small: My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it
"My father invented a cure for which there was no disease and unfortunately my mother caught it and died of it"
Victor Borge, Musician
Small: The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting
"The next night I got on an airplane, and flew to New York and looked into acting schools. Four or five acting schools. One of which was the Neighborhood Playhouse, which I started at six months there after"
Dabney Coleman, Actor
Small: I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw it needs no amplification. Where its needed, they put a micr
"I play a percussion instrument, not a musical saw; it needs no amplification. Where it's needed, they put a microphone in front of the bass drum. But, I don't think it's necessary to play that way every night"
Buddy Rich, Musician