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24 Darkness Quotes

To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don't worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest

Terry Pratchett Quotes

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The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave, The Moon, their Mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish'd; darkness had no need Of aid from them--she was the Universe.

Lord Byron (George Gordon Noel Byron) Quotes , Source: Darkness

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Darkness of slumber and death, forever sinking and sinking.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes , Source: Evangeline (pt. II, V, l. 108)

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Lo! darkness bends down like a mother of grief On the limitless plain, and the fall of her hair It has mantled a world.

Joaquin Miller (pseudonym of Cincinnatus Hiner Miller) Quotes , Source: From Sea to Sea (st. 4)

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Yet from those flames No light, but rather darkness visible.

John Milton Quotes , Source: Paradise Lost (bk. I, l. 62)

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Even a small star shines in the darkness.

Danish Proverb Quotes

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When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.

Charles Austin Beard Quotes

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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.

Proverb Quotes

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Dark as pitch.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I)

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And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.

Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

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Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb Quotes

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Darkness is only driven out with light, not more darkness.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Quotes

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...Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.

Stephen King Quotes

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The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness.

Victor Hugo Quotes

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The charm dissolves apace; And as the morning steals upon the night, Melting the darkness, so their rising senses Begin to chase the ignorant fumes that mantle Their clearer reason.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Tempest (Prospero at V, i)

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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.

Richard Wright Quotes

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There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.

Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes

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In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace

Sophocles Quotes

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And the Lord said unto Moses, Stretch out thine hand toward heaven, that there may be darkness over the land of Egypt, even darkness which may be felt.

Bible Quotes , Source: Exodus (ch. X, v. 21)

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Or, if there were a sympathy in choice, War, death, or sickness did lay siege to it, Making it momentany as a sound, Swift as a shadow, short as any dream, Brief as the lightning in the collied night, That, in a spleen, unfolds both heaven and earth, And ere a man hath power to say 'Behold!' The jaws of darkness do devour it up: So quick bright things come to confusion.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: A Midsummer Night's Dream (Lysander at I, i)

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And out of darkness came the hands That reach thro' nature, moulding men.

Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes , Source: In Memoriam (CXXIV)

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Some knowledge and some song and some beauty must be kept for those days before the world again plunges into darkness.

Marion Zimmer Bradley Quotes

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Fear grows in darkness; if you think there's a bogeyman around, turn on the light.

Dorothy Thompson Quotes

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You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.

Edward Abbey Quotes

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