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Quotes And Sayings About Darkness

Darkness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Darkness

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If we got into a situation where people start burning our records, then bring it on. That's the whole point. The gloaming has begun. We're in the darkness. This has happened before. Go read some history.
~By Thom Yorke ~


Man dies of cold, not of darkness.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true, but that they are the true cause is as far remote from truth as light from darkness.
~By Henry Knox ~


I wondered vaguely if this was when it would end, whether I would pull up tonight's darkness like a quilt and be dead and at peace evermore.
~By William Manchester ~


Most of us are imprisoned by something. We're living in darkness until something flips on the switch.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


There is no darkness but ignorance.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
~By Elias Canetti ~


It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


See you in the darkness.
~By Gary Gilmore ~


On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea.
~By Patricia Cornwell ~


In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep; for we are dying the darkness and we know no death.
~By Thomas Wolfe ~


Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I've never believed that pop music is escapist trash. There's always a darkness in it, even amidst great pop music.
~By Thom Yorke ~


A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


The world outside existed in a kind of darkness; and we inquired about nothing.
~By V. S. Naipaul ~


As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
~By Carl Jung ~


When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home.
~By S. E. Hinton ~


Clouds and darkness surround us, yet Heaven is just, and the day of triumph will surely come, when justice and truth will be vindicated.
~By Mary Todd Lincoln ~


And if, happy in the lot of no created thing, he withdraws into the center of his own unity, his spirit, made one with God, in the solitary darkness of God, who is set above all things, shall surpass them all.
~By Giovanni Pico della Mirandola ~


Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


The moment you enlist in the army of God, you personally become a target. You need to remember that if you're living for and walking with Jesus Christ, the powers of darkness are aligned against you.
~By Walter Martin ~


And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we're all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we're all going to face it and a little silliness can help.
~By Alan Thicke ~


I say there is no darkness but ignorance.
~By William Shakespeare ~


To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


I think we both have some darkness in us. But when we are together, we tend to concentrate more on the light.
~By Bobby Farrelly ~


All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.
~By John Ruskin ~


Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.
~By Carl Jung ~


To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.
~By John Locke ~


Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.
~By Julia Cameron ~


The older I get, the more I see that there really aren't huge zeniths of happiness or a huge abyss of darkness as much as there used to be. I tend to walk a middle ground.
~By Paula Cole ~


From a good book, I want to be taken to the very edge. I want a glimpse into that outer darkness.
~By Mark Haddon ~


I'm obsessive about the kind of melodrama of getting through the days and trying to make them good and funny and a happy experience. But my feeling towards the fans is that they delivered me from darkness.
~By Tom Baker ~


When I have clarified and exhausted a subject, then I turn away from it, in order to go into darkness again.
~By Carl Friedrich Gauss ~


And suddenly, like light in darkness, the real truth broke in upon me; the simple fact of Man, which I had forgotten, which had lain deep buried and out of sight; the idea of community, of unity.
~By Ernst Toller ~


These are ideas. I could say that they just came to me, but it would be more accurate to say that I went to them. Ideas - and new connections between ideas - lead you away from commonly held perceptions of reality. Ideas lead you out here. Ideas lead you into the darkness.
~By Dave Sim ~


In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.
~By Jean Genet ~


But I notice that there is a lack of darkness in my movies and I don't know where that comes from.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that's the basis of Greek mythology.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment.
~By Charles Manson ~


The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.
~By Victor Hugo ~


In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
~By Francis Bacon ~


A work will only have deep resonance if the kind of darkness I can generate is something that is resident in me already.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
~By Nikos Kazantzakis ~


The best I can say is that it's better for me to write about despair and darkness than to be incapable of getting off the sofa. It's better to write about suicide than to contemplate it too heavily.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


But it is true that sometimes an enveloping darkness aids one to clearer vision; as in a panorama building, for example, where the obscurity about the entrance prepares one better for the climax, and gives the scene depicted a more real and vivid appearance.
~By Pierre Loti ~


As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.
~By Bill Hicks ~


For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
~By Reba McEntire ~


I like their darkness but I also like the pop-side of the Velvet Underground.
~By Martin Gore ~


And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.
~By Alfred Lord Tennyson ~


People are like stained - glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
~By Elisabeth Kubler-Ross ~


Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.
~By Pythagoras ~


You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year, where you only can see a great darkness in front of you.
~By Robert Plant ~


In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.
~By Janet Jackson ~


He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
~By Ali ibn Abi Talib ~


Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
~By Yousuf Karsh ~


Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


We made it known that we were trying to show the reality of France. People think of Paris as the city of love or the city of light, but where you got love you got hate, where you got light you got darkness.
~By Mathieu Kassovitz ~


Despotism can only exist in darkness, and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere, as it has heretofore done, almost everywhere.
~By James Madison ~


The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


But he said Blanket Hill should be a national monument. And so we came out of his chambers feeling, though while we had lost to the powers of darkness, we had at least shown one Federal Judge what the right path would have been.
~By William Kunstler ~


Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
~By Hodding Carter ~


Overseas, America's fighting men and women have been waging war against those who would attack America and plunge the world into a period of darkness, and their success can easily be seen.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
~By Richard Wright ~


Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
~By Terry Pratchett ~


I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.
~By Geronimo ~


I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness.
~By David Bromstad ~


The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.
~By David O. McKay ~


But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep?
~By James Thurber ~


Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
~By Marguerite Duras ~


An increase in light gives an increase in darkness.
~By Sam Francis ~


Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.
~By Henry David Thoreau ~


From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth.
~By Janet Frame ~


Strange, is it not? That of the myriads who Before us pass'd the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the Road Which to discover we must travel too.
~By Edward Fitzgerald ~


Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
~By Mother Teresa ~


The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.
~By Edwin Booth ~


Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person.
~By Peter Steele ~


I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
~By Og Mandino ~


If you love large, you've got to hurt large. If you've got a lot of light, you've probably got an equal amount of darkness.
~By Sarah McLachlan ~


This is an area you always need to address when you're dealing with Dracula is the fact that there is something kind of attractive in his darkness - which there isn't in other horror characters.
~By Richard Roxburgh ~


When I do a novel, I don't really use the script, I use the book; when I did Apocalypse Now, I used Heart of Darkness. Novels usually have so much rich material.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
~By Helen Keller ~


There is no greater mystery to me than that of light traveling through darkness.
~By Alexander Volkov ~


Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through, Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.
~By Horace ~


Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course.
~By John Hurt ~


Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light - whatever that is for you - no matter how far away it seems.
~By Jan Berry ~


I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.
~By May Sarton ~


Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light.
~By Coventry Patmore ~


I have always felt that laughter in the face of reality is probably the finest sound there is and will last until the day when the game is called on account of darkness. In this world, a good time to laugh is any time you can.
~By Linda Ellerbee ~


God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~

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