Shadows Quotes

The best in this kind are but shadows, and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them.

William Shakespeare

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.

Charles Dickens

Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If only the sun-drenched celebrities are being noticed and worshiped, then our children are going to have a tough time seeing the value in the shadows, where the thinkers, probers and scientists are keeping society together.

Rita Dove

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?

George Eliot

Our sins, like to our shadows, when our day was in its glory, scarce appeared; toward our evening, how great and monstrous!

Sir John Suckling

There was always a minority afraid of something, and a great majority afraid of the dark, afraid of the future, afraid of the past, afraid of the present, afraid of themselves and shadows of themselves.

Ray Douglas Bradbury

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

Hubert H. Humphrey

When small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set

Lyn Yutang

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows

Paulo Coelho

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
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