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Charles A. Beard Quotes and Sayings

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When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
- Charles A. Beard

All the lessons of history in four sentences:
Whom the gods would destroy,
they first make mad with power.
The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small.
The bee fertilizes the flower it robs.
When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
- Charles A. Beard

You need only reflect that one of the best ways to
get yourself a reputation as a dangerous citizen these
days is to go about repeating the very phrases which
our founding fathers used in the struggle for independence.
- Charles A. Beard

Fear is the path to the dark side.
Fear leads to anger.
Anger leads to hate.
Hate leads to suffering.
- Yoda, character in Star Wars movie

 

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

The water in a vessel is sparkling;
the water in the sea is dark.
The small truth has words which are clear;
the great truth has great silence.
- Rabindranath Tagore

These are not dark days -
these are great days.
- Winston Churchill

Walking with a friend in the dark is better
than walking alone in the light.
- Helen Keller

I can see, and that is why I can be happy,
in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden.
I can see a God-made world, not a manmade world.
- Helen Keller

All in the dark we grope along,
And if we go amiss
We learn at least which path is wrong,
And there is gain in this.
We do not always win the race
By only running right;
We have to tread the mountain's base
Before we reach its height.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

I have become my own version of an optimist.
If I can't make it through one door,
I'll go through another door - or I'll make a door.
Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side
which he never shows to anybody.
- Mark Twain

Have we not come to such an impasse in the modern world
that we must love our enemies - or else?
The chain reaction of evil -
hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars -
must be broken, or else we shall be plunged
into the dark abyss of annihilation.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The River of Life flows without emotion.
The River surges. The River quiets.
The River overflows its banks. The River dries to a trickle.
The River swirls and storms. The River becomes calm.
The River runs clear. The River runs dark with silt.
The River is indifferent to what benefit
or what harm is caused by its water.
The River is the River, and that is all there is to it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Times like these, dark times,
they do funny things to people.
They can tear them apart.
- the movie Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Experience life in all possible ways -
good-bad, bitter-sweet, dark-light, summer-winter.
Experience all the dualities.
Don't be afraid of experience,
because the more experience you have,
the more mature you become.
- Osho

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

Don't fall for looks, they can deceive.
Don't fall for wealth, in the end it fades away.
Find someone who makes you smile
because it takes only a smile to make a dark day seem bright.
- Anonymous

Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
- George Carlin

The incestuous relationship between government and
big business thrives in the dark.
- Jack Anderson

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;
and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales,
so is the other.
- Francis Bacon

Perhaps in time the so-called Dark Ages will be thought of as including our own.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark
cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there.
Theologians can persuade themselves of anything.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend.
Inside of a dog, it's too dark to read.
- Groucho Marx

We have been travelling through a cloud.
The sky has been dark ever since the war began.
- Black Kettle

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money,
and I'm going to turn on the lights.
- Suze Orman

Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree.
The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms,
but which will bloom most constantly?
- Emily Bronte

Oh, Shrek. Don't worry.
Things just seem bad because it's dark and rainy
and Fiona's father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.
- the movie Shrek 2

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You have to be an original individual;
you have to find your innermost core on your own,
with no guide, no guiding scriptures.
It is a dark night, but with the intense fire of inquiry
you are bound to come to the sunrise.
Everybody who has burned with intense inquiry
has found the sunrise.
Others only believe.
Those who believe are not religious,
they are simply avoiding the great adventure
of religion by believing.
- Osho

Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage
on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
- Walter Scott

Afflictions are but as a dark entry into our Father's house.
- Thomas Brooks

He travels safest in the dark night who travels lightest.
- Hernando Cortez

It is normal for me to wake and find myself writing in the dark...
or to be out of my tomb, caught in an unearthly world,
alive with the images that haunt me.
- Kim Elizabeth

Even pearls are dark before the whiteness of his teeth.
- William R. Alger

There's a series of children's books called A Series of Unfortunate Events,
which is like an incredibly dark version of Roald Dahl.
I hope to start directing it.
- Barry Sonnenfeld

This dark diction has become America's addiction.
- Kanye West

There is something dark and wintry about the atmosphere
of the later Middle Ages.
- Lytton Strachey

We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to
turn on his or her own light.
- Earl Nightingale

The book is really, really dark, to the point where
some people that I've talked to have said that it could be a series.
And I'm like, Where? VH1? It's a little hard for VH1.
- Nikki Sixx

I really went back through a lot of the dark corridors of my life in this.
I wanted people to know who I am based on my music,
not on what they read in the tabloids.
- Lisa Marie Presley

I've been through some dark times but I've experienced joy too.
Now that joy can't be suppressed.
- Michelle Shocked

The dark outside world of Paris under German occupation
exerted a strong containing pressure.
- Gerard Debreu

We are never the same with others as when we are alone.
We are different, even when we are in the dark with them.
- Maurice Maeterlinck

You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.
- Arlo Guthrie

Id like to do an action film or a dark sort of independent piece.
- Devon Sawa

Death is pitch-dark, but colors are light.
To be a painter, one must work with rays of light.
- Edvard Munch

I looked along the San Juan Islands and the coast of California,
but I couldn't find the palette of green,
granite, and dark blue that you can only find in Maine.
- Parker Stevenson

Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and
sit together in the dark,
like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries,
dreaming the same dream in unison.
- Angela Carter

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

The streets were dark with something more than night.
- Raymond Chandler

We shall see that at which dogs howl in the dark,
and that at which cats prick up their ears after midnight.
- H. P. Lovecraft

We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that
nobody even dreams about.
- Sonia Braga

If there is any justice in the world,
then eighties rock will never again serve to blight
humanity as it did in that dark decade!
- Vivian Campbell

I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light
switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
- Muhammad Ali

Color is born of the interpenetration of light and dark.
- Sam Francis

Film as dream, film as music.
No art passes our conscience in the way film does,
and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
- Ingmar Bergman

So in the dark we hide the heart that bleeds,
And wait, and tend our agonizing seeds.
- Countee Cullen

My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde.
I liked it.
Had more fun.
But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.
- Lisa Kudrow

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if
you just show up and try to do the right thing,
the dawn will come.
You wait and watch and work: you don't give up.
- Anne Lamott

I wanted to portray very, very dark subject matter
and a deceptively complex story in the brightest colours
and simplest lines possible to leave the readers reeling.
- Mark Millar

There's more to light than the opposite of dark.
- Ric Ocasek

Life is one long struggle in the dark.
- Lucretius

I'll often rush out from Dark Shadows,
having made a 5.30PM appointment, working for a couple of hours.
- Thayer David

My sorrow, when she's here with me, thinks these dark
days of autumn rain are beautiful as days can be;
she loves the bare,
the withered tree; she walks the sodden pasture lane.
- Robert Frost

Somewhere along the line I made the switch and was
able to look at the bight side rather than the dark side all the time.
Now I look at everything I have and think how lucky I am.
- Michelle Pfeiffer

Flowers grow out of dark moments.
- Corita Kent

Faith means living with uncertainty -
feeling your way through life,
letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark.
- Dan Millman


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