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Quotations on Light and Darkness

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It's always darkest before the dawn.

~ Unknown
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You are disoriented. Blackness swims toward you like a school of eels who have just seen something that eels like a lot.

~ Douglas Adams

Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own set of laws.

~ Douglas Adams
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Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.

~ Oprah Winfrey

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.

~ Henry David Thoreau

True friendship can afford true knowledge. It does not depend on darkness and ignorance.

~ Henry David Thoreau

In darkness one may be ashamed of what one does, without the shame of disgrace.

~ Sophocles

The truth, as the light, makes blind.

~ Albert Camus

The guilty one is not he who commits the sin, but the one who causes the darkness.

~ Victor Hugo

The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.

~ Victor Hugo

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.

~ Terry Pratchett

I say there is no darkness but ignorance.

~ William Shakespeare

Cheerfulness keeps up a kind of daylight in the mind, and fills it with a steady and perpetual serenity.

~ Joseph Addison

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.

~ Fred Allen

As the moon retaineth her nature, though darkness spread itself before her face as a curtain, so the Soul remaineth perfect even in the bosom of the fool.

~ Akhenaton

I guess darkness serves a purpose: to show us that there is redemption through chaos. I believe in that. I think that's the basis of Greek mythology.

~ Brendan Fraser

In complete darkness we are all the same, it is only our knowledge and wisdom that separates us, don't let your eyes deceive you.

~ Janet Jackson

The patriot who feels himself in the service of God, who acknowledges Him in all his ways, has the promise of Almighty direction, and will find His Word in his greatest darkness.

~ Francis Scott Key

That taxes may be the ostensible cause is true, but that they are the true cause is as far remote from truth as light from darkness.

~ Henry Knox

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