Darkness To Light Quotes

Darkness To Light Quotes by Francis Bacon, J. K. Rowling, Mark Twain, Marianne Williamson, Margaret Smith, Mary Oliver and many others.

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Your playing small does not serve the world. Who are you not to be great?
There’s a light at the end of the tunnel. And it’s a train.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
When you look up at the sky, you have a feeling of unity which delights you and makes you giddy.
Ferdinand Hodler
At night make me one with the darkness
In the morning make me one with the light.
In this Music [the singing of the angels in harmony] the World was begun; for Iluvatar made visible the song of the Ainur,and they beheld it as a light in the darkness.
Ignorance may be bliss, but it certainly is not freedom, except in the minds of those who prefer darkness to light and chains to liberty. The more true information we can acquire, the better for our enfranchisement.
Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness, Light, Solidity and Colour, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest.
There are two kinds of light – the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
This horror will grow mild, this darkness light; Besides what hope the never-ending flight Of future days may bring, what chance, what change Worth waiting–since our present lot appears For happy though but ill, for ill not worst, If we procure not to ourselves more woe.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.
Norm Rice
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
I see light at the end of the tunnel.
Walt Whitman Rostow
Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
Positive thoughts and prayer have been the best means available, since the beginning of time, to transform darkness to light.
The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
I have been shown in darkness, light [and] have learned that, even in prison, one can be free.
Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still — that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky.
There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.
No one can be transferred from darkness to light and from the power of Satan to God without a great battle and by the good fight of faith. No one receives full light in a single day. Great faithfulness is required for us to receive more light.
I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan, and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly.
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.
The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light.
You are a child of God. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure about you. We were born to manifest the glory of God that is within us.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
What makes night within us may leave stars.
And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.” And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the hand of God. That shall be to you better than light, and safer than a known way.”
Minnie Louise Haskins
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
You cannot poison what is between us with your foul words. She is my light in the darkness and Johnny is my pathway ahead.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Jon passes from Darkness to Light.
Don’t fight darkness. Bring the light, and darkness will disappear.
The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything – gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness – rediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations…. To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre.
I love lying in darkness.
In a world filled with misery and uncertainty, it is a great comfort to know that, in the end, there is light in the darkness.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.
When he shall die, Take him and cut him out in little stars, And he will make the face of heaven so fine That all the world will be in love with night And pay no worship to the garish sun.
Your playing small doesn’t serve the world.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
I found light in the darkness … or it found me.
There is no greater magic than meditation. To transform the negative into the positive. To transform darkness into light-that is the miracle of meditation.
Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
While looking for the light, you may suddenly be devoured by the darkness and find the true light
As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.
since some people had told me that I was ugly, I always preferred shade to the sun, darkness to light
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
If we are not most careful with our thoughts and speech, the words we use will use us. Language has its own ethics, and one who communicates truth is like a bright light in the darkness.
Ted E. Brewerton
Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle for where we’re going. There’s something ahead worth fighting for.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
History gives us a kind of chart, and we dare not surrender even a small rushlight in the darkness. The hasty reformer who does not remember the past will find himself condemned to repeat it.
The sunlights differ, but there is only one darkness.
My path, my life, my career has really been a journey from moving from, in a sense, darkness to light. From pain to joy through the experience of yoga and meditation. It’s an ongoing adventure that’s unfolding every day.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
In the midst of death life persists.
When you’re sad, you’re not sad. You are merely oblivious to the good things in your life. There is always a crack of light in the darkness. Find it.
Meditation is the royal road to the attainment of freedom, a mysterious ladder that reaches from earth to heaven, darkness to light, mortality to Immortality.
All of the images of Jesus and of the kingdom are small things: be a light in the darkness.
The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.
Speech is but broken light upon the depth Of the unspoken.