Darkness Quotes

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I hate when Im alone in a dark room and my brain goes, 'You know whats a good movie? Paranormal Activity.'
[Unknown] [Darkness] [Being Alone]

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Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars.
[Darkness] [Violence] [Martin Luther King Jr]

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Where there is love, there is no darkness.
[Darkness] [Proverb]

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Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness.
[Darkness] [Martin Luther King Jr]

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Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
[Love] [Darkness] [Gift] [Box] [Mary Oliver]

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When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow.
[Darkness] [Light] [Ursula K. Le Guin] [Equilibrium]

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I'm sorry, Gemma. But we can't live in the light all of the time. You have to take whatever light you can hold into the dark with you.
[Darkness] [Light] [Libba Bray]

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When you look up/ Do you see the blue sky of what might be / Or the darkness of what will never be? / Do you see me? Kami Garcia Margaret Stohl
[Darkness] [Thoughtful]

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In the depth a light will grow, A silver shine no shadows know, Like wings unfolding in the sky, That circle 'round a gleaming eye, Turning darkness all away, Even depths will know their day, For every shadow has its end, In light! Life will return again!
[Life] [Darkness] [Magic] [Light] [Wings] [Eye] [Robert Fanney] [Luthiel]

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I mean only that I hope they find darkness or paradise without fear of it, if they can.
[Darkness] [Paradise] [Erin Morgenstern]

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From that point of view, I realized that my hole was not miles deep after all. My father, in fact, could stand on the bottom and it only reached up to his chest. Darkness, you know, is relative.
[Jodi Picoult] [Father] [Darkness] [Relative] [Brian Fitzgerald] [Hole] [Jesse Fitzgerald]

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Most of us are imprisoned by something. We're living in darkness until something flips on the switch.
[Fear] [Freedom] [Darkness] [Light] [Imprisonment] [Wynonna Judd]

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Even as a child, she had preferred night to day, had enjoyed sitting out in the yard after sunset, under the star-speckled sky listening to frogs and crickets. Darkness soothed. It softened the sharp edges of the world, toned down the too-harsh colors. With the coming of twilight, the sky seemed to recede; the universe expanded. The night was bigger than the day, and in its realm, life seemed to have more possibilities.
[Darkness] [Dean Koontz] [Stars] [Midnight] [Possibilities] [Koontz]

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The mind of man is capable of anything
[Heart] [Darkness] [Mind] [Apocalypse] [Now] [Joseph Conrad] [Conrad] [Joseph]

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This is not written for the young or the light of heart, not for the tranquil species of men whose souls are content with the simple pleasures of family, church, or profession. Rather, I write to those beings like myself whose existence is compounded by a lurid intermingling of the dark and the light; who can judge rationally and think with reason, yet who feel too keenly and churn with too great a passion; who have an incessant longing for happiness and yet are shadowed by a deep and persistent melancholy?those who grasp gratification where they may, but find no lasting comfort for the soul.
[Darkness] [Vampire] [Gothic] [Gothic Fiction] [B.E. Scully]

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We sometimes choose the most locked up, dark versions of the story, but what a good friend does is turn on the lights, open the window, and remind us that there are a whole lot of ways to tell the same story.
[Life] [Darkness] [Story] [Perspective] [Friendships] [Shauna Niequist]

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How terrible this darkness was, how bewildering, and yet mysteriously beautiful!
[Beautiful] [Darkness] [Stefan Zweig] [Terrible] [Bewildering]

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When he laughed in his throat, the butterfly laughed at me too. It's obscene fluttering corrupted me into darkness.
[Darkness] [Corrupt] [Kazuya Minekura]

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We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness
[Heart] [Darkness] [Apocalypse] [Now] [Joseph Conrad] [Conrad] [Joseph]

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Three rings for the Elven kings under the sky, Seven for the Dwarf lords in their halls of stone, Nine for the mortal Men doomed to die, One for the Dark lord on his throne, In the land of Mordor where shadows lie. One ring to rule them all, one ring to find them, One ring to bring them all, And in the shadows bind them. In the land of Mordor where shadows lie. JRR Tolkien
[Darkness] [Lotr] [Rings Of Power]