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Dark Quotes

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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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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 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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

Weather forecast for tonight: dark.
- George Carlin

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

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

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

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

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

I'm afraid of losing my obscurity.
Genuineness only thrives in the dark.
Like celery.
- Aldous Huxley

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

When I had dark hair I definitely felt that I was more anonymous.
- Naomi Watts

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

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to
myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost.
- Dante Alighieri

Sometimes Queens' music is dark, but somehow it's ok
to deliver it with a smile on your face because thing's
are still going to kick in.
- Joshua Homme

What you do with it and things like that,
but I basically chose this after I read it because
I thought it was different and funny and unique and dark -
things that I like to do.
- Danny DeVito

We can always find something to be thankful for,
and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful
for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.
- Albert Barnes

Hear one side and you will be in the dark.
Hear both and all will be clear.
- Lord Chesterfield

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights,
before the dark hour of reason grows.
- John Betjeman

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart.
Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling
and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.
- Saint Augustine

Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.
- Oliver Cromwell

When I was a junior, boys were allowed to come visit me at the house.
We could sit on the porch until about 8 o'clock at night;
that's when it started getting dark.
That was it.
- Daisy Fuentes

Against the dark background of this contemporary civilization of well-being,
even the arts tend to mingle, to lose their identity.
- Eugenio Montale

I think I have a dark view of the world.
I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad.
- Moon Unit Zappa

I keep sailing on in this middle passage.
I am sailing into the wind and the dark.
But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
- Arthur Ashe

Still falls the rain - dark as the world of man,
black as our loss - blind as the nineteen hundred and
forty nails upon the Cross.
- Edith Sitwell

I felt like the dark hair added like a toughness to my face also,
which was really important.
- Jaime King

The girl-next-door image is a sort of joke;
for years,
I couldn't get any roles other than as somebody dark.
- Felicity Kendal

The woods are lovely, dark and deep.
But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep.
- Robert Frost

I gambled and I lost.
I failed in securing my options for this choice for myself,
but I succeeded in verifying the Dark Age is still with us.
- Jack Kevorkian

I don't want to talk about negative,
dark things.
The only thing I've got against stuff like Marilyn Manson is,
they make unbelievable videos and unbelievable images.
- Sammy Hagar

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

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

How it infuriates a bigot, when he is forced to drag
out his dark convictions!
- Logan Pearsall Smith

Biologically, I'm lucky - an angular face and dark
colouring which shows up well on camera.
- Robert Carlyle

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

In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
- Cavett Robert

I like movies about longing and desperation,
and dark and light things, stories about people struggling to raise children,
and to have relationships and be intimate with each other.
- Laura Dern

Poetry operates by hints and dark suggestions.
It is full of secrets and hidden formulae,
like a witch's brew.
- Anthony Hecht

I put a piece of paper under my pillow,
and when I could not sleep I wrote in the dark.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

I mean, The New York Times actually had an interesting
case recently where they described a detainee who was afraid of the dark,
and so he was purposely kept very much in the dark.
- Jane Mayer

The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that
you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.
- Yousuf Karsh

These are not dark days: these are great days -
the greatest days our country has ever lived.
- Winston Churchill

I know not if the dark or bright shall be by lot;
if that wherein my hopes delight be best or not.
- Henry Alford

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

The delusion of entertainment is devoid of meaning.
It may amuse us for a bit, but after the initial hit
we are left with the dark feeling of desolation.
- Arthur Erickson

It is our people who are sitting in the dark because
of these cowardly and treacherous attacks,
not our occupiers.
- Iyad Allawi

All the powers in the universe are already ours.
It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.
- Swami Vivekananda

There's a bright spot in every dark cloud.
- Bruce Beresford


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