Shadows Quotes

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.

Edmund Burke

Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.

George MacDonald

You can only come to the morning through the shadows

J.R.R. Tolkien

Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.

Friedrich Nietzsche

And so I am become a knight of the Kingdom of Dreams and Shadows

Mark Twain

Man is a substance clad in shadows.

John Sterling

In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don't pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.

Gwen John

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

Albert Einstein

Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.

Walt Whitman

Never fear shadows.... that always means there is a light shining somewhere.

Jonathan Santos

In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast.

Henry Ward Beecher

Count your nights by stars, not shadows; count your life with smiles, not tears.

Italian Proverb

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

L. Ron Hubbard

Every life has dark tracts and long stretches of somber tint, and no representation is true to fact which dips its pencil only in light, and flings no shadows on the canvas.

Alexander Maclaren

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing

Edmund Burke

Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows.

Edmund Burke

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.

L. Ron Hubbard

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.

Old English Blessing

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.

Blaise Pascal

By the apostle Paul, shadows tonight Have struck more terror to the soul of Richard Than can the substance of ten thousand soldiers.

William Shakespeare

Just as tall trees are known by their shadows, so are good men known by their enemies

Chinese Proverb

Each substance of a grief hath twenty shadows

William Shakespeare

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.

Felix Adler

My grief lies all within, And these external manners of lament Are merely shadows to the unseen grief That swells with silence in the tortured soul

William Shakespeare
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