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Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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. (Quote by - George Jean Nathan)

He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome. (Quote by - Ali ibn Abi Talib)

A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness. (Quote by - Jean Genet)

God is not a hypothesis derived from logical assumptions, but an immediate insight, self-evident as light. He is not something to be sought in the darkness with the light of reason. He is the light. (Quote by - Abraham Joshua Heschel)

As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people. (Quote by - Bill Hicks)

The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave, The Moon, their Mistress, had expired before; The winds were wither'd in the stagnant air, And the clouds perish'd; darkness had no need Of aid from them--she was the Universe. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

From the first place of liquid darkness, within the second place of air and light, I set down the following record with its mixture of fact and truths and memories of truths and its direction toward the Third Place, where the starting point is myth. (Quote by - Janet Frame)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval. (Quote by - Marshall McLuhan)

Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

I say there is no darkness but ignorance. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

My darkness has been filled with the light of intelligence, and behold, the outer day-lit world was stumbling and groping in social blindness (Quote by - Helen Keller)

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

For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard. There isnít any other tale to tell. Itís the only light weíve got in all this darkness. (Quote by - James Baldwin)

Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.(Quote by - Stephen King)

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. (Quote by - James Madison)

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. (Quote by - Francis Bacon)

Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course. (Quote by - John Hurt)

In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace (Quote by - Sophocles)

To him that waits all things reveal themselves, provided that he has the courage not to deny, in the darkness, what he has seen in the light (Quote by - Coventry Patmore)

And out of darkness came the hands That reach thro' nature, moulding men. (Quote by -Lord Alfred Tennyson)

But what is all this fear of and opposition to Oblivion? What is the matter with the soft Darkness, the Dreamless Sleep? (Quote by - James Thurber )


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