Quotation Explorer - 'Shadows'

I rouse Emily to our guests, as she finishes off our fifteenth snowman by setting the head atop its torso. She stands limp at my direction, pointing out the coming shadows and I cannot help but hear a muffled sigh as she decapitates her latest creation with a single push of her hand. - Nathan Reese Maher
If you dont have any shadows you're not in the light - Lady Gaga
They burnt down the whole palace and they laughed menacingly. The shadows of the dreams and memories they burnt alive walked all over the ruins, trying to hold on to the charred pieces of their body. - Akshay Vasu
Even the smallest amount of light can push back the shadows. - Shannon L. Alder
[A]s if enjoying a last, drawn-out supper, he sips on Alexandria's shadows. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
I turn my heart to the light and receive its beauty and nourishment. I turn my heart to the shadows as they reveal hues, shades and textures that contrast the light. I turn my heart to them both and embrace their gifts, for they have graced me with blessings untold. - Kristin Granger
He takes false shadows for true substances. - William Shakespeare
I am a tale, I am a book, written in different languages and styles I can’t be read, can’t be understood,neither by me nor the greatest of minds I am too big, I am too small, to be processed or seen by the naked eyeI am too dim, I am too bright, to appear in the shadows or the sunshine. - Sanober Khan
Women are like shadows; when you chase them, they run from you; when you run from them, they chase you. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In this universe the night was falling; the shadows were lengthening towards an east that would not know another dawn. But elsewhere the stars were still young and the light of morning lingered; and along the path he once had followed, Man would one day go again. - Arthur C. Clarke
We chase dreams and embrace shadows. - Anatole France
If life was a piano light and darkness would be the keys. And shadows would be the melody that creates the harmony. - Joe Rodriguez
It was earliest morning, when even small trees cast long shadows and scarlet foxes trot denward through the dew like flecks of fire. - Gene Wolfe
The shadows prove the sun shines.
Only when we are thrust into the deepest and most terrible corner of life, do we see our real friends emerge from the shadows , one by one- shining the light of comfort and hope. Those are the ONLY friends that matter. - Ansul Noor
I had forgotten. Disgust shadows desire.Another life is never safely envied. - Robert Wells
In the depth a light will grow,A silver shine no shadows know, Like wings unfolding in the sky,That circle 'round a gleaming eye,Turning darkness all away,Even depths will know their day,For every shadow has its end,In light!Life will return again! - Robert Fanney
How shall polluted mortals dare To sing Thy glory or Thy grace Beneath Thy feet we lie afar And see but shadows of Thy face. - Isaac Watts
Human kind has always been in the shadows of each other since its persistence of social interventional among the large groups of human societies. - Het Desai
In past wars only homes burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even loneliness ignites.In past wars only bodys burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even shadows ignite. - Sahir Ludhianvi
The shadows have both been my refuge and my repulse. - Anthony Liccione
I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness...
Alas! must it ever be so? Do we stand in our own light, wherever we go, And fight our own shadows forever? - Edward Bulwer-Lytton
The hopeful man sees success where others see failure, sunshine where others see shadows and storm.
Shadows can only exist where there is light. - Tehya Sky
my soul has shadows nooks and crannies where griefs, like cobwebs, collect - John Geddes
I preach darkness. I don't inspire hope—only shadows. It's up to you to find the light in my words. - Charles Lee
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes. - Theodore Dreiser
Front grace in the shadows - Coney Baldemor
During our darkest moments on the edges of time we mostly deny compassion and hope for those who will shape our shadows into light! - Vasilios Karpos
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
...red sings like summer in the shadows, hot on my tongue... - Nell Grey
My short stories are like soft shadows I have set out in the world, faint footprints I have left. I remember exactly where I set down each and every one of them, and how I felt when I did. Short stories are like guideposts to my heart... - Haruki Murakami
Love thrives not in the heart that shadows dreadeth. - William Shakespeare
A cheerful music is a powerful light for the shadows of sorrow! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everyone has their secrets, and there are shadows following us all. - Chrystal Vaughan
There are no shadows in darkness. Shadows are created by light, and only exist in the presence of light. Refusing to acknowledge our shadow leads us to deny the presence of light in us. - Franco Santoro
Pru had gotten under his skin, and like her, he wanted more. So much more. He wanted to know her secrets, the ones that sometimes put those shadows in her eyes. He wanted to know what made her tick. And more than anything, he wanted to taste her again.Every inch of her. - Jill Shalvis
We think of those nights spent with one or more friends, nights when we merged with the shadows and could see the world with eyes that were not our own. - Whipplesnaith
When we walk in the sunour shadows are like barges of silence. - Mark Strand
I embrace my shadow self. Shadows give depth and dimension to my life. I believe in embracing my duality, in learning to let darkness and light, peacefully co-exist, as illumination. - Jaeda DeWalt
The coward says in his heart There is no love. Because, standing in the shadows of the big, grand, and powerful existence of love, his small spirit is left feeling even smaller and less significant. And so he chooses to deny the existence of love altogether. Because he is too small to have it. - C. JoyBell C.
The castle? The monster? The man of learning? I only just thought of it. Surely you know that just as the momentous events of the past cast their shadows down the ages, so now, when the sun is drawing toward the dark,our own shadows race into the past to trouble mankind's dreams. - Gene Wolfe
I have been in the shadows trying to hide from all my pain, but I realize that one day I will walk out the shadows with my head held high - Leian Joseph
Out of the unreal shadows of the night comes back the real life that we had known - Oscar Wilde
We find beauty not in the thing itself but in the patterns of shadows, the light and the darkness, that one thing against another creates. - Jun'ichirō Tanizaki
He never went to war, yet he emerged from the smog and shadows victorious. - Asghar Abbas
If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light. - Pope John XXIII
Your truest friends are the ones who will stand by you in your darkest moments--because they're willing to brave the shadows with you--and in your greatest moments--because they're not afraid to let you shine. - Nicole Yatsonsky
A street full of shadows will teach you what life is much better than the street full of lights! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The more I read the Quran, the clearer I see the hidden wickedness lurking in the shadows of my soul. - Moosa Rahat
When the demons start coming out— that's when you're nearing the light! It's hard for cockroaches to stay put without all the shadows. So in that case, keep on going! - C. JoyBell C.
When all you can feel are the shadows, turn your face towards the sun. - Helen Keller
It is the greatest mercy that humankind cannot connect up all its diverse bits of information, but a day is coming when we will and the question is whether we will embrace that light, or run from it into the sheltering shadows of a new dark age.
Even the most ambitious among us know to work from the shadows. We’re not interested in another war between Light and Dark. Not until the power balance has shifted, anyway. That’s where you come in. –Aedus Butler - Zechariah Barrett
Don't be afraid of the shadows, that only means there's a light nearby. - Evanescence
If we could stop thinking of 'meaning' and 'purpose' as artifacts of some divine creative act and see them instead as the yield of our own creative future, they become goals, intentions and processes very much in reach rather than the shadows of childlike, superstitious mythology. - Douglas Rushkoff
My father said that artists see the world differently than normal people. I see a tree where you mights see a collection of lines, shapes, and shadows. - Stacey H. Lee
According to the strange mathematics of the god of mutual affinity, the shadows that clouded their pasts when united became only half as dense instead of darker. - The World And The Door - o.henry
[On Jason Mashak's I Was Trained to See Shadows, in his poetry book SALTY AS A LIP:] A nice bit of smooth, full-bodied, surreal story telling. I like it. - John Bennett
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
The most beautiful of human things are born in the shadows and thrive there and are endangered by light - Prabhukrishna M
For though, I walk through the valley of shadows of Death, I will never fear. For You are in Me and I know You will never let me Go. - Jestoni Revealed
Philosophically speaking, shadows of people are friendlier than people themselves because they come together very easily! - Mehmet Murat ildan
All shadows of clouds the sun cannot hide like the moon cannot stop oceanic tide;but a hidden star can still be smiling at night's black spell on darkness, beguiling - Munia Khan
Still there are some, braver and more valiant than their peers, who face their demons head on, staring defiantly into the shadows, demanding forgiveness. - Rebecca Harris - Be The Death of Me
Teddy didn't really understand the attraction of the dark side for the young these days. Perhaps because they had never experienced it. They had been brought up without shadows and seemed determined to create their own. - Kate Atkinson
A thick, intense fog was rolling in from the ocean, which created long, strange shadows to form like creatures of their own kind. - Keira D. Skye
Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. And the thing is, when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on, pushing the shadows back. - Charles de Lint
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
She was carmine shadows reflecting from my crimson words. Every pulse sent a velvet ripple through the shade. Every breath, a scarlet pause. - Hubert Martin
When the wolf howls and the moon dimshope fades with the waning light. Evil lurks at every turn as shadows waltz across the ebony night. Behold the midnight hour where all of reason takes flight. - Grace Willows
What fearful shapes and shadows beset his path amidst the dim and ghastly glare of a snowy night! - Frederick Simpson Coburn
Turn your face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you. - Maori proverb
Shadows are our Dark Selves brought to Light. - Solange nicole
Sometimes living in the shadows is the only thing you can do to help a friend. Dont worry when the sun shines people will see you were always there to guide them through the pain. - Royal Cromwell
Every time I am in the dark and a bit of light falls on me, I see a bit of you in my shadows. There is always a bit of you in every song I hear, in every thought I conceive, in every rain that I drench in, in every star that I stare at in the sky every night and in every breeze that touches me. - Akshay Vasu
When will I realize that without God my world is draped in shadows between which there is not a single ray of light? And when will I recognize that with God, my world is deluged in light between which there is not a single thread of darkness? - Craig D. Lounsbrough
We're shadows! of naught;living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
When Small men begin to cast big shadows, it means that the sun is about to set. - Lin Yutang
Those who are able to see beyond the shadows and lies of their culture will never be understood, let alone believed, by the masses. - Plato
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
If you're servant enough, you can shrink into the shadows, even in the bright morning sun and even if you're large enough to often block it. - Erica Eisdorfer
I have danced too deeply in my shadows, to ever fear the walk of my sunshine. - Nikki Rowe
Some dark nights hide the cruelest of secrets. Such are the tales of the dark shadows hidden in that old castle in a distant land. The story of ages started with a classic; highlighting the infamous monster made out of a man. - Adhish Mazumder
Don’t let your shadows dictate to you where you should stand - Bernard Kelvin Clive
And though they fell as ashes, their shadows drifted as leaves. - Hubert Martin
Oh dear…then they must already be on the march! We have to hurry and get to the Hamblings…before nightfall!’ - Phillip Celeste from Curse of Ancient Shadows - Rod Tyson
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt Whitman
Dirge of the dying and the stench of fear,Black souls repent as hell draws near," - Percy Pemmeney the smuggler, from Curse of Ancient Shadows. - Rod Tyson
Keep your face to the sun and you will never see the shadows. - Helen Keller
I think, your shadow don't leave in darkness. In fact, it gets as close as you that there is no difference between you and your shadow. At that time you both exists as one. Shadows never leave. Real love & friends are like shadows, they never leave you and always there. Not even in your dark days. - Qasim Chauhan
Love is not always reveredSensitivity is not universalEmotions are difficult to decipherThe spotlight never shinesIf you hide behind those shadows - Balroop Singh
Tyranny is the wolf cast by the shadows of sheep. - Stefan Molyneux
Money, power, victory and success fade in the shadows as we take our last breath for the only thing we take with us is the same thing we leave behind -- how we love and we were loved. - Robert Anthony
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
If you don't have shadows, you're not in the light. - Lady Gaga
What would your good do if evil didn't exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows disappeared? - Mikhail Bulgakov
Who said death is dead? He's fully alive, traveling around the world, throwing shadows and soaking in the sun. Visiting the young and old; placing bets and dicing regrets, for the worse or a better off place. - Anthony Liccione
When kings the sword of justice first lay down; They art no kings, though they posess the crown; Titles are shadows, crowns are empty things, The good of subjects is the end of kings.
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
When you live in the dark for so long, you begin to love it. And it loves you back, and isn’t that the point? You think, the face turns to the shadows, and just as well. It accepts, it heals, it allows.But it also devours. - Raymond Carver
Do not justify art, once you do, it limits the feelings it is apt to inflict. Art with Boundaries shadows all its principles. - Unarine Ramaru
Every time I think I'm about to seize the moment, it drifts back into the shadows, just beyond my reach. - Paula Hawkins
Future is an empty paper, but not absolutely empty; the shadows of the drawings of the past is there, on the paper! - Mehmet Murat ildan
At night I lay awake, her likeness casting dark shadows across my soul and senses, and my stomach throbbing away. I imagined her arms around me, lulling me into a phantom bliss, so frustrating, so unreal. - Stephen Mosley
Whomever you truly are... honor that person. No dream was ever realized by disappearing into the shadows of self-deceit and doubt. - Jaeda DeWalt
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
I searched for my own heartand long after I had lost my wayin the days trailing past with their foliagein the aloof sky blue with distanceI thought I'd find my heartwhere I'd kept your eyes two brown butterfliesand I saw the swallows swoopand shadows starlings - Ingrid Jonker
Positive thoughts multiply, They bring their own images of joy Which erase dark shadows, Bring happiness. - Balroop Singh
I danced with my shadows until they became part of my light. - Jodi Livon
The moral test of government is how it 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 we feel lost in time, with only shadows of the past living in our mind; when the moment, which was", no longer "is and when only silence remains, loads of questions arise. We can cry a river or we may wonder: What went wrong? - Erik Pevernagie
She knew there was something dark in her then, when she left the alley and the shadows followed. - Daniella Michalleni
. . .after the shadows comes light. - Tobin Wilson
I used to measure the skies, now I measure the shadows of Earth.Although my mind was sky-bound, the shadow of my body lies here.[Epitaph he composed for himself a few months before he died] - Johannes Kepler
Time can burn. Time can hurt. But it can also purify. It can chase away shadows. It can melt the coldest heart.
If you walk on sunlight, bathe in moonlight, breathe in a golden air and exhale a Midas' touch; mark my words, those who exist in the shadows will try to pull you into the darkness with them. The last thing that they want is for you to see the wonder of your life because they can't see theirs. - C. JoyBell C.
You need to spend time crawling alone through shadows to truly appreciate what it is to stand in the sun. - Shaun Hick
Everything can always be better! To know this is a wit! But if you also know that everything can always be worse and that is wisdom! Wisdom is to see both the lights and the shadows! - Mehmet Murat ildan
We live in the shadows of perception. Our dull awareness gives us no useful clues as to why we are here. - R.A.Delmonico
To reveal the beauty of life, let your tears wash away the shadows of darkness. - Debasish Mridha
We're shadows! of naught - living, dying! for what's not. - Fakeer Ishavardas
the shadows may come and engulf your world, but if you look hard enough you'll always see that spark in the abyss leading you back to the light and the next adventure waiting to be had - B.B. Taylor
And Death it calls as the stone crow breaks. Streaks of blood malform its face.Death becomes its withered eyes and the shadows whisper, Lies. Excerpt from "Lies - Angela B. Chrysler
A witch is wise. She has earned her wisdom. She has learned to love her shadows and has grown more beautiful because of it. She has proven she can stand comfortably within her powers. She has become the true embodiment of a witch. - Dacha Avelin
Leave mystery in your life. Give them a little and keep them wondering. If you reveal everything about yourself, people will lose interest. For as humans, we are curious creatures. We are more interested in the things lurking in the shadows than the things that are brought into the light. - Imania Margria
I don't know why, but there's always the part of you, the part that hides in the shadows protecting the self-destruct button, that doesn't ever want to leave the dark behind. - Cecelia Ahern
You can never run from your past; it defines who you are today. But, use your Awo given intelligence and enjoy the future…because THAT only comes once.’ VAALBARA The Land of Shadows - Michelle Horst
A friend is not the shadow that mimics you, but the one who casts all shadows away. - Shannon L. Alder
Living to please people is like chasing many shadows at the same time! - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
The Babies we were are buried, and their shadows are plodding on. - Emily Dickinson
I have seen beyond the bounds of infinity and drawn down daemons from the stars. . . . I have harnessed the shadows that stride from world to world to sow death and madness. . . . - H.P. Lovecraft
When the people whom we love the most leave us, we start learning to live with the shadows they have left inside us. - Akshay Vasu
Who would ever know the greater graces of comfort and perserverance, mercy and forgiveness, patience and courage, if no shadows fell over a life? - Ann Voskamp
The yellow moon dreamilytipping buttons of lightdown among the leaves. Marimba,marimba - from beyond theblack street.Somebody dancing,somebodygetting the helloutta here. Shadows of catsweave round the treetrunks,the exposed knotty roots.("Scenes from the Life of the Peppertrees") - Denise Levertov
When darkness falls upon you, turn your face to the sun and your shadows will fall behind you. - Daniel Wicomb
Living in the shadows is cold... know this before you go living there. - Deyth Banger
I Love the Smell of Success in the Shadows of Failure.~Ayyaz Ameer Meo - Ayyaz Ameer Mayo
I am the Merlin, bane of the Vale, terror of the four lands. I am chaos and shadows, the last of my people. - Jennifer Silverwood
There are no words in that fleeting moment between hope and the knowledge. There is no way to express how a heart can burst and break at the same time, how the sun can cut through the darkness but will case shadows everywhere. - Marieke Nijkamp
He who hides himself amongst the shadows deserves to live inside the dark shadows! Meet with the light to deserve the light! - Mehmet Murat ildan
So lately, been wonderingWho will be there to take my placeWhen I'm gone, you'll need love To light the shadows on your face. - The Calling
It's time to step out from the shadows and into your light. - Steven Cuoco
My passport photo is one of the most remarkable photographs I have ever seen --- no retouching, no shadows, no flattery --- just stark me. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Keep your eyes to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. - Helen Keller
when you are at the top you only see shadows and when your at the bottom you are blinded by the light but from the middle everything is pleasing... day and night - Robert Wesley Miller
When you enter a grove peopled with ancient trees, higher than the ordinary, and shutting out the sky with their thickly inter-twined branches, do not the stately shadows of the wood, the stillness of the place, and the awful gloom of this doomed cavern then strike you with the presence of a deity? - Seneca
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