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Quotations on Contrast

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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The superiority of some men is merely local. They are great because their associates are little.

~ Samuel Johnson

The lustre of diamonds is invigorated by the interposition of darker bodies; the lights of a picture are created by the shades; the highest pleasure which nature has indulged to sensitive perception is that of rest after fatigue.

~ Samuel Johnson

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