Darkness Quotes

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It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
[Darkness] [Strong Women] [Chinese Proverb]

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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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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.
[Darkness] [George Fox]

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

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Ive only daylight to keep me warm, only darkness to hold me as I sleep.
[Unknown] [Darkness] [Depressing] [Depressing Love]

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

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Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
[Darkness] [Anne Frank] [Illumination] [Candle]

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I don't need to kill goats to say things. I CAN talk.
[Darkness] [Night] [L.J. Smith] [Daughters] [Smith] [Redfern]

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Time takes it all whether you want it to or not, time takes it all. Time bares it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.
[Stephen King] [Darkness]

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I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.
[Darkness] [Franz Kafka]

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Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely.
[Poetry] [Wisdom] [Darkness] [Metaphor] [Edna St. Vincent Millay]

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Station is the paradox of the world of my people, the limitation of our power within the hunger for power. It is gained through treachery and invites treachery against those who gain it. Those most powerful in Menzoberranzan spend their days watching over their shoulders, defending against the daggers that would find their backs. Their deaths usually come from the front." -Drizzt Do'Urden
[War] [Power] [Darkness] [Danger] [R.A. Salvatore]

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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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Death doesn't exist. It never did, it never will. But we've drawn so many pictures of it, so many years, trying to pin it down, comprehend it, we've got to thinking of it as an entity, strangely alive and greedy. All it is, however, is a stopped watch, a loss, an end, a darkness. Nothing.
[Life] [Death] [Ray Bradbury] [Darkness] [Alive] [Bradbury] [Something Wicked This Way Comes]

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There is darkness inside all of us, though mine is more dangerous than most. Still, we all have it?that part of our soul that is irreparably damaged by the very trials and tribulations of life. We are what we are because of it, or perhaps in spite of it. Some use it as a shield to hide behind, others as an excuse to do unconscionable things. But, truly, the darkness is simply a piece of the whole, neither good nor evil unless you make it so. It took a witch, a war, and a voodoo queen to teach me that.
[Darkness] [Personal Growth] [Balance] [Vampires] [Self Acceptance] [Cin Craven] [Jenna Maclaine]

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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] [Hole] [Brian Fitzgerald] [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] [Mind] [Darkness] [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]