Quotes with darkness

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  • Martin Luther King Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher (1929 - 1968)
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  • Louis Aragon 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.
    Louis Aragon
    French poet (1897 - 1982)
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  • C. S. Lewis 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
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet (1898 - 1963)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung 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.
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Confucius It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher (551 - 479)
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  • Malcolm X 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.
    Malcolm X
    American activist (1925 - 1965)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
    Source: Letters (1973)
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Bhagavad Gita 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.
    Bhagavad Gita
    Indian Hindu storybook
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  • Bruce Springsteen 'Darkness on the Edge of Town' came out of a huge body of work that had tons of very happy songs.
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter (1949 - )
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  • Benedict Cumberbatch '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.
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor (1976 - )
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  • Anish Kapoor A work will only have deep resonance if the kind of darkness I can generate is something that is resident in me already.
    Anish Kapoor
    British Indian sculptor (1954 - )
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  • Marguerite Duras Alcohol is barren. The words a man speaks in the night of drunkenness fade like the darkness itself at the coming of day.
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker (1914 - 1996)
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  • Alan Thicke 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.
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter (1947 - 2016)
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  • Alan Thicke 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.
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor, songwriter, comedian, writer and television host (1947 - 2016)
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  • Alfred Lord Tennyson And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet (1809 - 1892)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Bill Hicks As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people.
    Bill Hicks
    American stand-up comedian, social critic, satirist and musician (1961 - 1994)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung At the moment I am looking into astrology, which seems indispensable for a proper understanding of mythology. There are strange and wondrous things in these lands of darkness. Please, don't worry about my wanderings in these infinitudes. I shall return laden with rich booty for our knowledge of the human psyche.
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Iris Murdoch Bereavement is a darkness impenetrable to the imagination of the unbereaved.
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher (1919 - 1999)
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  • Ovid Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.
    Ovid
    Roman poet (43 - 17)
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