Shadow Quotes

Weak mortals, chained to the earth, creatures of clay as frail as the foliage of the woods, you unfortunate race, whose life is but darkness, as unreal as a shadow, the illusion of a dream.

Aristophanes

If you are standing upright, don't worry if your shadow is crooked

Chinese Proverbs

Terrorism, like viruses, is everywhere. There is a global perfusion of terrorism, which accompanies any system of domination as though it were its shadow, ready to activate itself anywhere, like a double agent.

JEAN BAUDRILLARD

Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.

Aesop

Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.

Herbert Ward

You haven't seen a tree until you've seen its shadow from the sky.

Amelia Earhart

The best fertilizer is the gardener's shadow.

Unknown

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.

Swedish proverb

We are too much haunted by ourselves; we project the central shadow of ourselves on everything around us. And then comes in the gospel to rescue us from this selfishness. Redemption is this--to forget self in God.

Frederick William Robertson

Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow

Proverb

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.

Thomas Campion

These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over the ball and hit it with the shadow.

Sam Snead

Painting, in fact, is nothing else much than a tree, a man, or any other object, reflected in the water. The distinction between sculpture and painting, is as great as between the shadow and the substance.

Benvenuto Cellini

The church says the earth is flat, but I know that it is round, for I have seen the shadow on the moon, and I have more faith in a shadow than in the church

Ferdinand Magellan

Behind the western bars The shrouded day retreats, And unperceived the stars Steal to their sovran seats. And whiter grows the foam, The small moon lightens more; And as I turn me home, My shadow walks before.

Robert Seymour Bridges

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