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Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.

I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.

Only in the darkness can you see the stars.

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

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

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

To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education.

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.

The darkness of death is like the evening twilight, it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.

Once I knew only darkness and stillness... my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.

Give light and the darkness will disappear of itself.

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.

In the country, the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers biding its time.

W. Somerset Maugham

As far as we can discern the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.

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

All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness.

Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.

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

So the darkness shall be the light and the stillness the dancing.

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness, on the confines of the two everlasting empires necessity and free will.

Thomas Carlyle

I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism, or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Seek Love in the pity of others' woe, In the gentle relief of another's care, In the darkness of night and the winter's snow, In the naked and outcast seek Love there!

William Blake

For the moon, though one, dispels the darkness, which the stars, though numerous, can not.

Having abandoned the ways of darkness, let the wise follow the light. Having come from home to homelessness, let him enjoy the bliss of solitude so difficult to achieve.


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

Edgar Allan Poe

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven, darkness makes any woman fair.

Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness.

Thomas Carlyle

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

When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.

There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.

Criticism is the windows and chandeliers of art: it illuminates the enveloping darkness in which art might otherwise rest only vaguely discernible and perhaps altogether unseen.

Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness.

Leonardo da Vinci

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

Henry David Thoreau

Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity.

When you have come to the edge of all the light you have, And step into the darkness of the unknown, Believe that one of the two will happen to you, Either you'll find something solid to stand on, Or you'll be taught how to fly!

There is no darkness, but ignorance.

William Shakespeare

I say there is no darkness but ignorance.

William Shakespeare

And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature moulding men.

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Strange - is it not? That of the myriads who Before us passed the door of Darkness through Not one returns to tell us of the road Which to discover we must travel too.

Now God be praised that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

William Shakespeare

Walk while ye have the light lest darkness come upon you.

Nature in darkness groans and men are bound to sullen contemplation in the night: restless they turn on beds of sorrow, in their inmost brain feeling the crushing wheels they rise they write the bitter words of stern philosophy and knead the bread of knowledge with tears and groans.

William Blake

Though they did not kiss, Yet still between his Darkness and his Brightness, There passed a mutual glance of great politeness.

Most High glorious God enlighten the darkness of my heart and give me true faith, certain hope and perfect charity, sense and knowledge, Lord, that I might carry out Your holy and true command.

Francis of Assisi

The fire of hatred that was burning in them was cooled, and darkness gave place to the dawn of wisdom. The sky showered raindrops to soften the earth and lay down dust. How can the lament operate against the Divine Will?

Despotism can only exist in darkness and there are too many lights now in the political firmament to permit it to remain anywhere as it has heretofore done almost everywhere.

James Madison

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.