Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest.
Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by their enemies.
I like to help others and count it as my greatest pleasure in life to see a person free himself of the shadows which darken his days
Never fear shadows.... that always means there is a light shining somewhere.
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things?
To rid ourselves of our shadows - who we are - we must step into either total light or total darkness
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine
Like our shadows, Our wishes lengthen as our sun declines.
Poets are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration;
the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present.
No matter how dark the night, somehow the sun rises once again and all shadows are chased away
An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.
Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
May your joys be as bright as the morning,
your years of happiness
as numerous as the stars in the heavens,
and your troubles but shadows
that fade in the sunlight of love.
These shadows look so thick to him and weigh him down so that when he finds they are shadows and that he can see through them, walk through them and be again in the sun, he is enormously delighted. And I am afraid I am just as delighted as he is.
Count your nights by stars, not shadows; count your life with smiles, not tears.
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped
Our sins, like to our shadows, when our day was in its glory, scarce appeared; toward our evening, how great and monstrous!
Space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind union of the two will preserve an independent reality
Man is a substance clad in shadows.
And so I am become a knight of the Kingdom of Dreams and Shadows
One is forever throwing away substance for shadows.
Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun.