Quotes by shadows
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding.
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
Henry Ward Beecher
American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
A library is but the soul's burying ground. It is a land of shadows.
Scottish writer 1824-1905
Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
American former World Cup alpine ski racer 1977-
Anyone who isn't strong is left in a corner, no one asks for their autograph, they are abandoned in the cold shadows. Those who win, however, become icons.Source: Interview with Gazzetta dello Sport, 16 Feb. 2006 
English poet 1757-1827
Awake! awake O sleeper of the land of shadows, wake! expand!Source: Jerusalem Chap: I
American writer 1944-
But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children.
English poet 1731-1800
Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend.
Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream - a scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows - is essentially poetry.
German - Austrian writer 1898-1956
Events cast long shadows before.
One such event would be a war.
But how are shadows to be seen
When total darkness fills the screen?Source: Poems, 1913-1956 Alphabet [Alfabet] from Five Childrens Songs (1934
British preacher 1826-1910
Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.
American playwright and fiction writer 1908-1985
Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows.
American writer and criticus 1932-
Facts are generally overesteemed. For most practical purposes, a thing is what men think it is. When they judged the earth flat, it was flat. As long as men thought slavery tolerable, tolerable it was. We live down here among shadows, shadows among shadows.
French writer 1754-1824
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum.
Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist 1945-
I wear my shadows where they're harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light.
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