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Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
~By Carl Jung ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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. ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.
~By John Ruskin ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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

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