Quotes by darkness

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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
    Source: The problem of pain p. 41
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    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.
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    It is only after the deepest darkness that the greatest light can come; it is only after extreme grief that the greatest joy can come.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    'Darkness on the Edge of Town' came out of a huge body of work that had tons of very happy songs.
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor 1954-
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    A work will only have deep resonance if the kind of darkness I can generate is something that is resident in me already.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
  • Alan Thicke
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
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    And introduce an element of cynicism and darkness into it and just realize that we're all vulnerable. We are humans. There is a finite end to this life and we're all going to face it and a little silliness can help.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.
  • Carl Gustav Jung
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist 1875-1961
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    As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician 1961-1994
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    As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.
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