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70+ Darkness Quotes

Darkness is the partial or total absence of light. Darkness also refers to Evil in nature or effect. Darkness defines the quality of being dark in colour. This is a collection of 70+ Darkness quotes and sayings.


Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. - Martin Luther King, Jr.
'Darkness' is a subjective word; it depends what your viewpoint is and how you live life. - Taylor Momsen
Darkness is good. Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That's power. - Steve Bannon
Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval. - Marshall McLuhan
Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. - Desiderius Erasmus
Darkness is the only path to light. It is not our wonderful gifts that make us closer to God: it's using our garbage to transform ourselves. This is the key that unlocks the door that opens to God. - Yehuda Berg
Darkness is full of possibility. - Michael Leunig
Darkness is important. If you were having fun all the time, you wouldn't know what dark is. - Denzel Curry
So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing. - T. S. Eliot
'Darkness on the Edge of Town' came out of a huge body of work that had tons of very happy songs. - Bruce Springsteen
Darkness might seem to obscure what's happening, but I find it's always pretty revelatory: it brings out the awe in us, the fear in us, the excitement of exploring the hidden or unknown. It seems to conceal, but it really shines a light on what we want, what we need, and what we'll do to get it. Especially when we think no one can see us. - Kathe Koja
My broken brilliance will shine a light in the darkness. - Matt Hardy
Slipknot is the darkness; Stone Sour is the light. Slipknot is chaos; Stone Sour is structure. - Corey Taylor
True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance. - Henry David Thoreau
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. - Desmond Tutu
Let us not curse the darkness. Let us kindle little lights. - Dada Vaswani
When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light - whatever that is for you - no matter how far away it seems. - Jan Berry
I'm intrigued by the dark. Out of darkness comes creation. - Famke Janssen
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. - Carl Jung
There is no darkness but ignorance. - William Shakespeare
Civilization is like a thin layer of ice upon a deep ocean of chaos and darkness. - Werner Herzog
Human experience resembles the battered moon that tracks us in cycles of light and darkness, of life and death, now seeking out and now stealing away from the sun that gives it light and symbolizes eternity. - Eugene Kennedy
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair. - William Shakespeare
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell. - C. S. Lewis
Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us. - Meister Eckhart
To penetrate and dissipate these clouds of darkness, the general mind must be strengthened by education. - Thomas Jefferson
The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness. - Nikos Kazantzakis
Sometimes when you're overwhelmed by a situation - when you're in the darkest of darkness - that's when your priorities are reordered. - Phoebe Snow
Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness. - Terry Pratchett
There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman. - Pythagoras
When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness. - Alexis de Tocqueville
Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other. - Laurence Sterne
The depth of darkness to which you can descend and still live is an exact measure of the height to which you can aspire to reach. - Pliny the Elder
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist. - Robert Schumann
Beyond a doubt truth bears the same relation to falsehood as light to darkness. - Leonardo da Vinci
Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness. - Malala Yousafzai
It's impossible to exorcise the darkness out of you. We can pretend it's not there until something bursts. - Arca
I say there is no darkness but ignorance. - William Shakespeare
Understanding does not cure evil, but it is a definite help, inasmuch as one can cope with a comprehensible darkness. - Carl Jung
No one wants to spend too long inside their own darkness. - Nick Nolte
To prejudge other men's notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes. - John Locke
There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see. - Malcolm Muggeridge
Purity engenders Wisdom, Passion avarice, and Ignorance folly, infatuation and darkness. - Cyril Connolly
In complete darkness, it is only knowledge and wisdom that separates us. - Janet Jackson
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link into the great chain of order. - Edwin Hubbel Chapin
All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness. - John Ruskin
Love is the only game that is not called on account of darkness. - Thomas Carlyle
Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness. - Julia Cameron
Love and memory last and will so endure till the game is called because of darkness. - Gene Fowler
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you. - John Ruskin
Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life. - Stefan Zweig
You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light. - Edward Abbey
As long as one person lives in darkness then it seems to be a responsibility to tell other people. - Bill Hicks
The power of the priesthood heals, protects, and inoculates all of the righteous against the powers of darkness. - Sheri L. Dew
Well, darkness with humor... I'm not an extremely suicidal or sad person. - Peter Steele
Man dies of cold, not of darkness. - Miguel de Unamuno
The world outside existed in a kind of darkness; and we inquired about nothing. - V. S. Naipaul
This world is very dark, but in Heaven there is no darkness. - Thomas Kinkade
I do tend to divide my childhood into darkness and light, and the first seven years were certainly the darkness. - Robert Carlyle
There was a darkness, a melancholy, that people had trouble accepting. Maybe now, it would work better. - Alain Resnais
An increase in light gives an increase in darkness. - Sam Francis
It's only until we confront the darkness of our past that we can responsibly move forward. - Winston Duke
Darkness does not truly have sway. I think that it's weak. - El-P
It feels really good to be the bad guy, and 'The Darkness' is as bad as it gets. - Mike Patton
The greater the darkness, the better the drama. - Nicolas Winding Refn
Dramatically, I like darkness, I like conflict - but I don't see the world as defined by them. - Andrea Arnold
Human darkness fascinates me; I find it intriguing. And there are few female characters who are explored in this light. - Leila Slimani
'Nice Guys' has darkness in it and parts that are kind of odd, but there are also parts where it's heartfelt and soulful. You can switch back and forth. - Shane Black
The unsaved people will be cast into utter darkness forever. - Tim LaHaye
The darkness of clubs makes me feel much more secure, and you can hide behind smoke and lights. - Oliver Sim
It's good to explore your darkness. - Greg Wise
On a deeper level, I think many stories - especially thrillers - can be a journey to the heart of darkness. - Terry Hayes
Every being has flaws; the potential is always there to connect to the light or to darkness. - Lindsey McKeon
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