Darkness Quotes

By | February 11, 2009

Quotations about Darkness

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. ~ Francis Bacon

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. ~ Desmond Tutu

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Chinese Proverb

The moon grows darker as it gets nearer to the sun. ~ Tibetan Proverb

Education is the movement from darkness to light. ~ Allan Bloom

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

Where there is love there is no darkness. ~ Burundi Proverb

Do not blame the sun for the darkness of the night. ~ Georgian Proverb

If you are going to die you will die in the dark even if you have been in the candle business. ~ South American Proverb

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars. ~ Og Mandino

He who knows the darkness shall learn to live in the light. ~ Unknown

Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before. ~ Edgar Allan Poe

Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay

Darkness and night are mothers of thought. ~ Dutch Proverb

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound; i.e., the interval. ~ Marshall McLuhan

Even a small star shines in the darkness. ~ Danish Proverb

The darkness of night cannot stop the light of morning. ~ Cameroonian Proverb

A stranger’s soul is like a dark forest. ~ Russian Proverb

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle. ~ Robert Alden

The darkest hour is just before the dawn. ~ Traditional Proverb

In the dark all cats and all girls are beautiful. ~ Hungarian Proverb

There is no darkness, but ignorance. ~ William Shakespeare

Choose your inn before dark, get back on the road before dawn. ~ Chinese Proverb

Heaven is dark and yet out of it streams clear water. ~ Afghan Proverb

If you open the eyes of a blind man he wants to go back to the darkness. ~ Berber Proverb

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

He who waits for the moon waits for darkness. ~ African Proverb

Man dies of cold, not of darkness. ~ Miguel De Unamuno

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

There can be no transforming of darkness into light, and of apathy into movement, without emotion. ~ Carl Jung

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light. ~ Jean Giraudoux

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest to all of us.~ Meister Eckhart

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. ~ Danny Devito

Stars will blossom in the darkness, Violets bloom beneath the snow. ~ Julia C. R. Dorr

Only in the darkness can you see the stars. ~ Martin Luther King Jr.

If you get rich, be in a dark corner when you jump for joy. ~ African Proverb

Beautiful light is born of darkness, so the faith that springs from conflict is often the strongest and the best. ~ R. Turnbull

When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people. ~ Jens Stoltenberg

Old churches have dark windows. ~ German Proverb

Words of Desmond Tutu about darkness

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