Best 3 061 of Darkness quotes - MyQuotes
Nathan Reese Maher
I’m afraid they’re not coming.” Abby said fearfully. “Our parents, our teachers – everyone! They’ve disappeared. That’s it. Lights out, Shelly. We’re on our own.
Charles Caleb Colton
Some frauds succeed from the apparent candor, the open confidence, and the full blaze of ingenuousness that is thrown around them. The slightest mystery would excite suspicion and ruin all. Such stratagems may be compared to the stars; they are discoverable by darkness and hidden only by light.
Edwin Hubbel Chapin
No great truth bursts upon man without having its hemisphere of darkness and sorrow.
Grief's darkness fades in the sunlight of thanksgiving.
Darkness, that here surrounds our purblind understanding, will vanish at the dawning of eternal day.
Rachel E. Carter
Darren wasn’t darkness, and I wasn’t his light.
In the times of darkness, the Glory will stand out even more.
Seth Adam Smith
Don't give in to the darkness, for there is so much life ahead of you.
All of the images of Jesus and of the kingdom are small things: be a light in the darkness.
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.
[W]ithout the League, you'd be nothing.
Our mundane existence is darkness for the human mind.
Your insult by the ungodliness and injustice in the land is a force.
Be who you are and say what you feel, but if you can't handle, then you sure as hell don't deserve, darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that
There is always light in the midst of darkness, even if it is only a pinpoint int he distance.
The Iron Man came to the top of the cliff. How far had he walked? Nobody knows. Where did he come from? Nobody knows. How was he made? Nobody knows. Taller than a house the Iron Man stood at the top of the cliff, at the very brink, in the darkness.
To my mind, faith is like being in the sun. When you are in the sun, can you avoid creating a shadow? Can you shake that area of darkness that clings to you, always shaped like you, as if constantly to remind you of yourself? You can’t. This shadow is doubt. And it goes wherever you go as long as you stay in the sun. And who wouldn’t want to be in the sun?
Donna Lynn Hope
Nocturnal with a love for night, I'd stay up to see sunlight...
Ralph Waldo Emerson
In a virtuous action, I properly am; in a virtuous act, I add to the world; I plant into deserts conquered from Chaos and Nothing, and see the darkness receding on the limits of the horizon.
Irresponsibility is a sin with a high price tag.
It is crucial that Jesus is led by the Spirit. There are two wildernesses, two darknesses in the spiritual journey. One you go into by your own stupidity, by your sin, blindness, ignorance and mistakes. We all do that. But there’s another darkness. The holy darkness is the darkness that God leads us into, through and beyond. This is a necessary darkness for the journey. In a certain sense, God’s darkness is a much better teacher than light. There comes a time when you have to either go deeper into faith or you will turn back, when you have to live without knowing or you lose faith altogether. So we have the Spirit leading Jesus into the wilderness, to face the essential darkness.
Carry the fire.
...you found you were saying yes when you meant no, and “We’ve got to be together in this thing” when you meant the very opposite ... and then you were face to face, in total darkness, with the knowledge that you didn’t know who you were. And how could anyone else be blamed for that?
Marion Zimmer Bradley
...perhaps mankind must have a time of darkness so that we will one day again know what a blessing is the light.
Lailah Gifty Akita
My light must shine, so that the darkness will disappear.
Never risk in the dark to search the light. Conversely, be light and shine in the darkness as a moon.
But we’ve spent a lifetime being afraid of making wrong choices that we have never had the guts to make any. We’ve wasted our days worrying about what may happen next that we’ve forgotten to only what’s really happening. We’ve stayed where we should’ve left. We cared for what we had to ignore. And we’ve built many walls around ourselves to an extent that light has never found its way through our darkness. In a matter of fact, our worst enemies and most monstrous demons do live inside us, and they lay right in the back of our heads or in the core of our chests …
Help me to fling my life like a flaming firebrand into the gathering darkness of the world.
A clock ticked somewhere in the darkness. This was the time of night when things seemed unreal, when a thought that could be dismissed in daylight might take hold of the guts and not be uprooted until morning.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Depart from the deeds of darkness. Return to path of light.
I have only a small flickering light to guide me in the darkness of a thick forest. Up comes a theologian and blows it out.
Hope lights up our darkness.
The ability to make fire at will. It allowed us light to see in the darkness, warmth against the cold, a tool to cook our food.’ He gestured vaguely in the direction of the Delta’s engines. ‘Fire is what eventually led to travel across the black beyond, the ability to start a new life on a New World.
You know sometimes when I walk into your room with a flashlight or a candle?' I nodded. 'Well, love is like that. Light doesn't have to announce it's way into a room or ask the darkness to leave. It just is. It walks ahead of you, and the darkness rolls back like a tide.' She waved her hand across the room. 'It has to 'cause darkness can't be where light is.
And then, like most of the times she went down that road of thought, things started lighting up. Rays filtered through the smog like tentacles – and a quite intangible hope infected the darkness with its resolution. She never knew where these urges to 'move forward' came from. Their source eluded her – but she knew they were there somewhere, just as mysterious and uncontrollable as the darkness. Treacles of light had unwittingly penetrated these dark alleyways in her thinking. Illumination came slowly, but it was undeniable.
We cannot be indifferent to the evil in our society.
The character of the faith that allows us to be transformed by suffering and darkness is not doubt-free certainty; rather, it is tenacious obedience.
Darkness cannot be expelled with force, it can only be overwhelmed with light.
This is an area you always need to address when you're dealing with Dracula is the fact that there is something kind of attractive in his darkness - which there isn't in other horror characters.
We are the author of our own destruction.
Hope was always hard to find in the darkness.
The number one price of ignorance is destruction.
...darkness is not everywhere - for here and there I find a few faces illuminated from within. Paper lanterns swaying among the dark trees.
No light can cover the darkness of a liar's heart
It was as though committing murders had purged him of lesser rudeness. Or perhaps, Starling thought, it excited him to see her marked in this particular way. She couldn't tell. The sparks in his eyes flew into his darkness like fireflies down a cave.
As it somehow always manages before the winter solstice, but never after, the early darkness was cheerful and promising, even for those who had nothing.
Everyone who fights always fight with a purpose in mind.
When you're walking through the darkness, you can't depend on anything or anyone else to light your way. You have to rely on whatever sparks you've got inside you. Or you're going to get lost.
Ignorance is a very useful weapon in the hands of the devil against humanity, especially Christians.
You have no control over how your story begins or ends. But by now, you should know that all things have an ending. Every spark returns to darkness. Every sound returns to silence. Every flower returns to sleep with the earth. The journey of the sun and moon is predictable. But yours, is your ultimate art.