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Darkness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Darkness

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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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
~By Edward Abbey ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 always seem to have a vague feeling that he is a Satan among musicians, a fallen angel in the darkness who is perpetually seeking to fight his way back to happiness.
~By Henry Ellis ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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. ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I actually think sadness and darkness can be very beautiful and healing.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


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 ~


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 ~


Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible, and perhaps altogether unseen.
~By George Jean Nathan ~


Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
~By Hannah More ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life.
~By Robert Redford ~


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 ~


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


What interests me is the sense of the darkness that we carry within us, the darkness that's akin to one of the principal subjects of the sublime - terror.
~By Anish Kapoor ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness.
~By George Fox ~


Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


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


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


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


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. ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.
~By Thomas Merton ~


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


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 ~


The unsaved people will be cast into utter darkness forever.
~By Tim LaHaye ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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November 29 ,2020
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