Shadow Quotes

Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.

Jean de La Fontaine

There is no shadow of protection to be had by sheltering behind the slender stockades of visionary speculation, or by hiding behind the wagon-wheels of pacific theories.

Madame Chiang Kai-Shek

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder

Lao Tzu

God is Infinite and His Shadow is also infinite. The Shadow of God is the Infinite Space that accommodates the infinite Gross Sphere which, with its occurrences of millions of universes, within and without the ranges of men\'s knowledge, is the Creation that issued from the Point of Finiteness in the infinite Existence that is God.

Meher Baba

Propaganda must appeal to mankind's better judgment and to the necessary belief in a better future. For this belief, the valley of the shadow of death is but a war station on the road to the blessed summit.

Christian Lous Lange

The shadow of victory is disillusion.

Winston Churchill

The sculptor must paint with his chisel; half his touches are not to realize, but to put power into, the form. They are touches of light and shadow, and raise a ridge, or sink a hollow, not to represent an actual ridge or hollow, but to get a line of light, or a spot of darkness.

John Ruskin

Hate is a disease. It is fear's messenger and it makes us do terrible things in a shadow of our better selves, of what we could be.

Colin Farrell

Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.

Lucan

What we call our future is the shadow that our past projects in front of us.

Proust

The remembrance of a beloved mother becomes a shadow to all our actions; it precedes or follows them.

Unknown

What is life? It is the flash of a firefly in the night. It is the breath of a buffalo in the winter time. It is the little shadow which runs across the grass and loses itself in the Sunset.

Crowfoot

The myths have always condemned those who "looked back." Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.

Dag Hammarskjld

Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons- but they're not out there.

Matthew Fox

Discontent is something that follows ambition like a shadow.

Henry H. Haskins

Reasoning against a prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.

Charles Mildmay

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears, when benevolence is lost right conduct appears, when right conduct is lost, expedience appears. Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth; it is the beginning of disorder.

Lao Tzu

A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.

Jim DeMint

Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?

Maurice Maeterlinck

Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.

Carl Jung

All their sport in the park is but a shadow to that pleasure that I find in Plato; alas good folk, they never felt what true pleasure meant.

Jane Grey

And whiter grows the foam, The small moon lightens more; And as I turn me home, My shadow walks before.

Robert Seymour Bridges

I believe that when death closes our eyes we shall awaken to a light, of which our sunlight is but the shadow

Arthur Schopenhauer

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.

Christian Nestell Bovee

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