Darkness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Darkness

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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 ~


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 ~


Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.
~By Helen Keller ~


This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief, and constructed at the brink of despair, contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph over the powers of darkness.
~By Isaac Mayer Wise ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Even so, one step from my grave, I believe that cruelty, spite, The powers of darkness will in time, Be crushed by the spirit of light.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


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 ~


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 ~


The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.
~By Francis Scott Key ~


It's a discovery of a story when I write a book, a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering what's beyond in the darkness, beyond where you're writing.
~By Michael Ondaatje ~


I am often on guard over the Russians. In the darkness one sees their forms move like stick storks, like great birds. They come close up to the wire fence and lean their faces against it. Their fingers hook round the mesh.
~By Erich Maria Remarque ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss in its purest and most monumental form, this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which one cannot enter as oneself.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
~By Louis Aragon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.
~By Morris West ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize.
~By Little Richard ~


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 ~


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 ~


Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Education is the movement from darkness to light.
~By Allan Bloom ~


My son - and what's a song? A thing begot within a pair of minutes, thereabout, a lump bred up in darkness.
~By Thomas Kyd ~


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 ~


A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
~By Robert Schumann ~


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


Is it not evident that the Canadas, as well as the other colonies, have been left in a great measure to grope their way as they could through the darkness which surrounds them, almost totally unaided by the parent state?
~By John Strachan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun, and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens, and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


Love and memory last and will so endure till the game is called because of darkness.
~By Gene Fowler ~


Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach.
~By Pliny the Elder ~


Confusion heard his voice, and wild uproar Stood ruled, stood vast infinitude confined; Till at his second bidding darkness fled, Light shone, and order from disorder sprung.
~By John Milton ~


There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.
~By Malcolm Muggeridge ~


There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better.
~By Alain Resnais ~


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


Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness.
~By Carl Jung ~


See you in the darkness.
~By Gary Gilmore ~


Close your bodily eye, that you may see your picture first with the eye of the spirit. Then bring to light what you have seen in the darkness, that its effect may work back, from without to within.
~By Caspar David Friedrich ~


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


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 ~


I think I would cope like anyone copes with any tragedy. I'm sure I would be very upset for a while and then there would come a point where I would either have to stay in this place of darkness and anger, or I'd have to accept that it happened.
~By Jason Ritter ~


Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
~By Helen Keller ~


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


Although I had arrived in total darkness the light of truth at once burst upon my mind and I perceived most clearly that the republicans had overreached themselves.
~By Francis Bond Head ~


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 ~


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 ~


Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
~By Ovid ~


Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


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 ~


Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order.
~By Edwin Hubbel Chapin ~


To attempt seeing Truth without knowing Falsehood. It is the attempt to see the Light without knowing the Darkness. It cannot be.
~By Frank Herbert ~


We Orientals find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and darkness which that thing provides.
~By Junichiro Tanizaki ~


I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


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 ~

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October 20 ,2021
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