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201 Sweet Good Night Quotes For Parents And Kids

Sweet good night quotes for her and him can really make all the difference

Saying good night is a special exchange between parents and kids.

Wishing your kids a good night before sleeping is a good habit. It puts them in the right and cheerful frame of mind before they sleep.

Let us spread some cheer with these good night quotes. These quotes also help convey the message to both parents and kids that you care about them and their well-being, so say them softly and gently to those you love each night.

For more quotes for the end of the day, check out these sweet dreams quotes and funny goodnight quotes.

Good Night Quotes With A Deep Meaning For Parents

These good night quotes make you think of their deep meaning. When you fall asleep after reading these quotes, you'll be able to reflect on your thoughts with clarity.

1. “It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.”

– Stephen King.

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

– Stephenie Meyer.

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

– William Shakespeare.

4. “I love the silent hour of night, for blissful dreams may then arise...”

– Anne Brontë.

5. “No day is so bad it can’t be fixed with a nap.”

- Carrie Snow.

6. “Although I love the stars that dot the night sky, I love the stars in your eyes even more.”

- Zaid Asha.

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

- Harry Dean Stanton.

8. “The best bridge between despair and hope is a good night's sleep.”

- E. Joseph Cossman.

9. “I think the best way to get a good night sleep is to work hard throughout the day.”

- William H. McRaven.

10. “Sweet dreams, good night, may your tomorrow be so bright.”

- Kate Summers.

11. “Goodnight. Let the stars light the way to where your dreams can be found awaiting your arrival.”

- Anthony T. Hincks.

12. “Sleep is the best time to repair, but it's hard to get a good night's rest when we don't dial the inner chatter down.”

- Kris Carr.

Funny Good Night Quotes

Good night quotes to tickle your funny bone.

Fall asleep listening to or reading these quotes to get a good night's rest.

13. “Sleep is like a cat: It only comes to you if you ignore it.”

- Gillian Flynn.

14. “I love to sleep. Do you? Isn’t it great? It really is the best of both worlds. You get to be alive and unconscious.”

– Rita Rudner.

15. “Good night, good night, good night, what more is there to say than good night? We've had a lot of fun and it's time to toodle-oo. Au revoir, auf wiendersehn and Inka, dinks doo.”

- Jimmy Durante.

16. “When the going gets tough, the tough take a nap.”

- Tom Hodgkinson.

17. “Good night, all cares and sorrows! Welcome, my boatlike bed! None or many my to-morrows, this one night is overhead!”

- 'Harper's Bazar'.

18. “No wonder Sleeping Beauty looked so good… she took long naps, never got old, and didn’t have to do anything but snore to get her Prince Charming.”

- Olive Green.

19. "There is no sunrise so beautiful that it is worth waking me up to see it."

- Mindy Kaling.

20. “Laugh and the world laughs with you, snore and you sleep alone.”

- Anthony Burgess.

21. “Welcome to Sweet Dreams airlines. We’ll be shortly arriving at Dreamland. Fasten blankets, puff the pillow, close your eyes and get ready to doze off! Good Night!”

– Unknown*.

22. “May the good memories of today lull you to sleep.”

- Kate Summer.

23. “Good-morn - good-night - which is best? God grant someday that I may find both true. Good-morn to joy begun, good-night to sorrows left behind.”

- 'Sunday Magazine'.

24. "Hey, I just got a phone call from your bed because it could not reach you. Please contact your cold bed and the lonely pillows right now! And sleep tight!"

– Unknown*.

25. “Good-night Sweetheart! It can't be ten, I know. That clock had better go a little slow!”

- Mary E. Day.

Good Night Quotes For Parents That Will Make You Think

These goodnight quotes are for those who like dwelling on things before they fall asleep.

26. “Good night, and hush, my little baby, sleep until the morning comes brightly... For tomorrow at dawn, the sun will wake you.”

- Polish lullaby.

27. “When I say good night to you, I am wishing you a pleasant and restful sleep. Not a night where you have to count sheep. But one that you will wake rested and fine.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

28. “Lay all upsets at God's feet, and let Him soothe your troubled mind. This very night discover the memory of God glows brightly within you. Sweet dreams of Awakening.”

- Amy Torres.

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

- Theodore Higgingsworth.

30. “As you lay down to sleep, focus your thoughts on the good of the day. Tomorrow is another day to start afresh.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

31. “Good night is a very simple combination of two simple words and ordinarily, it is very easy to say it. You hear it everywhere, and on the lips of everybody.”

- 'West Virginia Newspaper'.

32. “Good night - may you fall asleep in the arms of a dream, so beautiful, you'll cry when you awake.”

- Michael Faudet.

33. “Old dreams come in the still twilight. To kiss Goodnight.”

- Frank L. Stanton.

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

- Dr. Olusola Coker.

35. “Go to sleep knowing that I loved you this day, and each tomorrow my love grows stronger. Good night!”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

36. “One of the best things you can do to help you find a good night's rest is to develop a routine for yourself that you stick to each night.”

- Julie Schoen.

37. “The day is over, the night is here, know that I love you today and forever, my dear.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

38. “The tiny stars peep out on high. The silvery moon; the dark blue sky, the zephyrs whisper. The owls cry Good-night.”

- Gordon V. May.

39. “As you end this day, before you sleep, remember to count your blessings, not your troubles.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

Sweet Good Night Quotes

These goodnight quotes and messages are dripping with sweetness. If you were wondering how you can say good night in a sweet way, these quotes can help you out.

40. “Good night dear Lord, my God. As we sleep under your watchful love tonight, may we wake up refreshed in the morning, in Jesus name. Amen.”

- Mary Francis Ohu.

41. “As you lay down to sleep, may the good Lord keep you through the night.”

- Kate Summers.

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

- Lin-Manuel Miranda.

43. “Put yourself in God’s hands tonight and pray that He will lead you in the right direction. Then simply let go and trust Him, believing that you will sense God's direction and that He will bring you the peace you need.”

- David C. Cook.

44. “Going to sleep the same time and waking up the same time is essential for getting a good night’s sleep.”

- Howard Vanes.

45. “Sweetest dreams be thine through all their shining way, till darkness goes, and bird and rose with rapture greet the day.”

– Proctor.

46. "Tomorrow comes, oh so soon, close your eyes and awake before noon."

- Catherine Pulsifer.

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

- Maya Angelou.

48. “To have a good night, give all your worries, and concerns to God in prayer.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

49. “When I go to bed and cannot sleep, I don't waste time by counting sheep; I count all my blessings, one by one.”

- Eldred Herbert.

50. "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. So you too say 'Good Night.'"

- Efrat Shoham.

Good Night Quotes For Kids To Remember

Kids absorb what they hear. Reading these good night quotes before they fall asleep will help in their growth.

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

- Kate Summers.

52. “Before you fall asleep at night, thank God for three things that happened during the day.”

- Robert Morgan.

53. “Good night! God keep you till the morning, and guard you safe from every harm, I pray.”

- Lyliam Williams.

54. “To all, to each, a fair good night, And pleasant dreams and slumbers light.”

- Sir Walter Scott.

55. “Good night, sleep tight, may your dreams take you on a wonderful flight.”

- Kate Summers.

56. “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.

57. “Sleep, my Bella, dream happy dreams...”

– Edward Cullen, 'Twilight'.

58. “The longest way must have its close – the gloomiest night will wear on to a morning.”

– Harriet Beecher Stowe.

59. “Across the moonbeams, tremulous and white, bridging all space between us, say good night!”

- Hester A. Benedict.

60. “May this marvelous night remind you that my love for you will remain as everlasting as the heavens.”

– Unknown*.

61. “The day is over, it's time for rest. Sleep well my dear you gave it your best.”

- Catherine Pulsifer.

Sensible Good Night Quotes

These good night messages just make sense. Fall asleep to these meaningful quotes.

62. “As the night gets dark, let your worries fade. Sleep peacefully knowing you've done all you can for the day.”

– Unknown*.

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

– Edgar Allan Poe.

64. “Life begins at night.”

– Charlaine Harris.

65. “Good night, and good luck.”

– Edward R. Murrow.

66. “Sleep is such a luxury, which few can afford.”

– Robin Sika.

67. “Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn.”

– Mahatma Gandhi.

68. “A good night in is a series of documentaries.”

– Elizabeth Debicki.

69. “This is the end of the day, but soon there will be a new day.”

– Bernard Williams.

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

- Yvonne Haughton.

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

- Catherine Pulsifer.

72. “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.

73. “Always end the day with a positive thought. No matter how hard things were, tomorrow’s a fresh opportunity to make it better.”

– Harry Dean Stanton.

74. “The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming.”

- Harvey Dent, 'Batman: The Dark Knight'.

75. “My idea of a good night out is staying in.”

– Martin Freeman.

Good Night Quotes For Parents That Are Very Positive

These good night messages are for people who are very positive and don’t let things get to them.

76. “ Embrace your dreams, through the night. Tomorrow comes with a whole new light.”

- George Orwell.

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

- Roald Dahl.

78. “The sea will grant each man new hope, and sleep will bring dreams of home.”

– Christopher Columbus.

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

– Enid Bagnold.

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

– Vincent van Gogh.

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

– Edmund Vance Cooke.

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

– Sarah Williams.

83. “Day is over, night has come. Today is gone, what’s done is done.”

- George Orwell.

Old Good Night Quotes

These good night messages are a blast from the past.

84. “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.

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

– Friedrich Nietzsche.

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

- Stephanie Meyer, 'Twilight'.

87. “While you dream, I wish that each hope and goal comes true. I just want you to receive everything that you have wished for.”

- Unknown*.

88. “Goodnight stars, goodnight air, goodnight noises everywhere.”

– Margaret Wise Brown.

89. “And I start sleeping and dreaming and I think I’ll dream about you, all through the night.”

– John Mayer.

90. "Why is it that night falls, instead of rising, like the dawn? Yet if you look east, at sunset, you can see night rising, not falling; darkness lifting into the sky, up from the horizon, like a black sun behind cloud cover."

– Margaret Atwood.

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

– Poppy Z. Brite.

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

– Dylan Thomas.

93. "If it comes back, I think that Friday night is not a good night to be on."

– Amber Tamblyn.

94. “Life always offers you a second chance. It's called tomorrow.”

– Dylan Thomas.

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

– Homer.

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

– Mahatma Gandhi.

97. "Go to sleep in peace. God is awake."

– Victor Hugo.

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

– Matthew.

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

– Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

Short Good Night Quotes

Keeping things short is, at most times, good. These good night messages prove just that.

100. "Night is a world lit by itself."

– Antonio Porchia.

101. "I wish to end this day by letting you know that you always have a true friend in me."

- Unknown*.

102. "How did it get so late so soon?"

– Dr. Seuss.

103. "All those nights with the phone warming the side of my face like the sun."

– Warsan Shire.

104. "Sleep is the best meditation."

– Dalai Lama.

105. "Make sure you never, never argue at night. You just lose a good night's sleep, and you can't settle anything until morning anyway."

- Rose Kennedy.

106. "After an exhausting day, it is only fair that we have a sweet sleep."

- Unknown*.

107. "Now the sun turns out his light

Good night sleep tight..."

- The Beatles, 'Good Night'.

108. "Good morning, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening, and good night!"

- 'The Truman Show'.

109. “A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.”

- Irish proverb.

110. “Even the darkest night will end and the Sun will rise.”

- Victor Hugo.

111. “Night, a more perfect day.”

- Arthur Symons.

112. "Night is the mother of counsels."

- George Herbert.

113. “Night is the mother of thoughts.”

- John Florio.

114. “Night was running ahead of itself.”

- Jorge Amado.

115. “Night's black mantle covers all alike.”

- Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas.

116. "By hook or crook you shall have sweet dreams tonight. Have a good night."

- Unknown*.

117. “Night and day, you are the one.”

- Cole Porter.

Cute Good Night Quotes

These cute good night quotes are sure to warm you, as you wish someone special good night, sweet dreams.

118. “Night begins to muffle up the day.”

- George Wither.

119. “Night breeds its own sort of anticipation.”

- Jacqueline Carey.

120. “Night conceals a world but reveals a universe.”

- Robert Browning.

121. “Mother night and may the darkness be merciful!”

- Anne Bishop.

122. “Night falls fast. Today is in the past.”

- Edna St. Vincent Millay.

123. “Night, when words fade and things come alive.”

- Antoine de Saint-Exupery.

124. “I've always felt that night doesn't fall. Night rises.”

- James Turrell.

Good Night Quotes For Kids That Celebrate The Night

Night has endless possibilities and these good night quotes celebrate just that.

125. “Night wasn't so much falling as sharpening its claws.”

- Jim Butcher.

126. “Night will always remain a cat's magical, fanciful time.”

- Jerry Climer.

127. “Nobody knew the Iron Man had fallen. Night passed.”

- Ted Hughes.

128. “Night brings out stars as sorrow shows us truths.”

- Philip James Bailey.

129. “A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.”

- Steve Martin.

130. “Night is certainly more novel and less profane than day.”

- Henry David Thoreau.

131. “Night is the other half of life, and the better half.”

- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

132. “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.

133. “Night is a more quiet time to work. It aids thought.”

- Alexander Graham Bell.

134. “Night is a very good and very close friend of a writer!”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

135. “My candle burns at both ends. It will not last the night, but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!”

-      Edna St. Vincent Millay.

136. “Sable-vested Night, eldest of things.”

- John Milton.

137. “Awful Night! Ancestral mystery of mysteries.”

- George Eliot.

138. “Night thoughts aren't to be trusted.”

- Rae Foley.

139. "You can't stand up to the night until you understand what's hiding in its shadows."

- Charles De Lint.

140. “This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.”

- J.R.R. Tolkien.

Poignant Good Night Quotes

Some quotes just hit the right spot and these good night quotes are just that.

141. “Night falls fast. Today is the past.”

- John Green.

142. “I'm for whatever gets you through the night.”

- Frank Sinatra.

143. “Night is the fatherland of the great inspirations.”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

144. “The pale child, Eve, leading her mother, Night.”

- Alexander Smith.

145. “Night with her train of stars And her great gift of sleep.”

- William Ernest Henley.

146. “Don't try to solve serious matters in the middle of the night.”

- Philip K. Dick.

147. “There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope.”

- Bernard Williams.

148. “Sometimes, things may not go your way, but the effort should be there every single night.”

- Michael Jordan.

149. “Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.”

- William Blake.

Good Night Quotes For Parents That Will Make Their Day

These good night quotes are sure to make the parent’s day, or should we say night.

150. “That was the only decision there was once upon a time: what to do with the night.”

- Harry Crews.

151. “The things of the night cannot be explained in the day, because they do not then exist.”

- Ernest Hemingway.

152. “You never have to change anything you got up in the middle of the night to write.”

- Saul Bellow.

153. “You don't have to go out and party every night.”

- Miley Cyrus.

154. “I believe the greatest asset a head of state can have is the ability to get a good night's sleep.”

- Harold Wilson.

155. "Night's deepest gloom is but a calm; that soothes the weary mind: The labored days restoring balm; the comfort of mankind."

- Leigh Hunt.

156. “Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Good Night Quotes For The Soul

These good night quotes are food for your soul. With these, you'll experience sweet dreams and sleep tight.

Good night, sweet dreams quotes are perfect for your young children.

157. “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day, thou canst not then be false to any man.”

- William Shakespeare.

158. “It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.”

- John Steinbeck.

159. “She walks in beauty, like the night

Of cloudless climes and starry skies;

And all that's best of dark and bright

Meet in her aspect and her eyes.”

- Lord Byron.

160. “Morning is the soul's night.”

- David Foster Wallace.

161. “The darkest night is ignorance.”

- Gautama Buddha.

162. “We're taking back the night.”

- Karen Marie Moning.

163. “The night is still waiting.”

- Dejan Stojanovic.

164. "No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky."

- Llewelyn Powys.

165. “Trust not one night's ice.”

- George Herbert.

166. “The night glittered brilliantly then.”

- Banana Yoshimoto.

167. “There's no night without stars.”

- Andre Norton.

168. “One must use the night.”

- Tove Jansson.

169. "Change always involves a dark night when everything falls apart. Yet if this period of dissolution is used to create new meaning, then chaos ends and new order emerges."

- Margaret Wheatley.

Inspirational Good Night Quotes

Who says inspiration comes only in the morning. A good night quote can also be an inspiration.

170. “A perfect night... a perfect forever.”

- Mary E. Pearson.

171. “Whatever gets you through the night.”

- John Lennon.

172. “Dread of night. Dread of not-night.”

- Franz Kafka.

173. "The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night."

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

174. “She gives the night its dreams.”

- Chris Cornell.

175. “Time is purple just before night.”

- Mary O'Neill.

176. “The best ideas flow at night”

- Jaime Tenorio Valenzuela.

177. “Black as night, sweet as sin.”

- Neil Gaiman.

178. “The world rests in the night.”

- John O'Donohue.

179. “The same night awaits us all."

- Horace.

180. “The night has a thousand eyes."

- John Lyly.

181. “Only night can make us whole again..."

- Nick Gordon.

182. “Drama - what literature does at night.”

- George Jean Nathan.

183. “The significant owl hoots in the night.”

- Terry Pratchett.

184. “By night an atheist half-believes in God.”

- Edward Young.

Beautiful Good Night Quotes

These sweet good night quotes for him or her can really strengthen your loving relationships. These will help you fall asleep with a smile on your face.

185. "The moon looks upon many night flowers; the night flowers see but one moon."

- Jean Ingelow.

186. “As night falls, every joy glows brighter.”

- Mason Cooley.

187. “Beware thoughts that come in the night.”

- William Least Heat-Moon.

188. "May sleep envelop you as a bed sheet floating gently down, tickling your skin and removing every worry. Reminding you to consider only this moment."

- Jeb Dickerson.

189. “We dream every night, all the time.”

- Stephen LaBerge.

190. “At night the sky is pure astronomy.”

- Nicole Krauss.

191. “What hath night to do with sleep?”

- John Milton.

192. “May night continue to fall upon the orchestra.”

- Andre Breton.

193. “He that contemplates hath a day without night.”

- George Herbert.

194. "Touch your heart and shut your eyes, dream sweet dreams and sleep tight."

- Unknown*.

195. “Sunset is the opening music of the night.”

- Mehmet Murat Ildan.

196. “There never was night that had no morn.”

- Dinah.

197. “Joy rul'd the day, and Love the night.”

- John Dryden.

198. "Close your eyes

Have no fear

The monster's gone

He's on the run and your daddy's here..."

- John Lennon, 'Beautiful Boy'.

199. “The nearer the dawn the darker the night.”

- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

200. “Show a little faith, there's magic in the night.”

- Bruce Springsteen.

201. "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.

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