Quotes tagged with darkness (99 quotes found)

Martin Luther King Jr.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Mark Twain
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
human-nature  darkness  moon  # 2088
Plato
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Mary Oliver
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
love  darkness  box  gift  # 2645
Terry Pratchett
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
Edward Abbey
You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
light  Study  darkness  # 3257
Tori Amos
If you have an issue with homosexuality, then it comes to your own fear and your own darkness.
fear  darkness  Issue  # 12627
Billie Joe Armstrong
Minority is about being an individual. It's like you have to sift through the darkness to find your place and be that individual you want to be your entire life.
life  Individual  darkness  # 17280
Andrea Arnold
Dramatically, I like darkness, I like conflict - but I don't see the world as defined by them.
darkness  conflict  Defined  # 17781
Margaret Atwood
The darkness is really out there. It's not something that's in my head, just. It's in my work because it's in the world.
work  Head  darkness  # 19908
Francis Bacon
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
light  darkness  Brightly  # 22716
Allan Bloom
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
education  light  darkness  # 42799
Harold Brodkey
It is like visiting one's funeral, like visiting loss in its purest and most monumental form, this wild darkness, which is not only unknown but which one cannot enter as oneself.
Cannot  darkness  loss  # 52283
Elias Canetti
The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.
fear  darkness  Unexpected  # 65251
Thomas Carlyle
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.
love  Game  darkness  # 67288
Hodding Carter
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
television  Gone  darkness  # 69194