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In a real dark night of the soul, it is always three o'clock in the morning, day after day.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
I keep sailing on in this middle passage. I am sailing into the wind and the dark. But I am doing my best to keep my boat steady and my sails full.
One ever feels his twoness - an American, a Negro; two souls, two thoughts, two unreconciled strivings; two warring ideals in one dark body, whose dogged strength alone keeps it from being torn asunder.
W. E. B. Du Bois
I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.
J. K. Rowling
I want to have an epic life. I want to tell my life with big adjectives. I want to forget all the grays in between, and remember the highlights and the dark moments.
Evil is a source of moral intelligence in the sense that we need to learn from our shadow, from our dark side, in order to be good.
All the lessons of history in four sentences: Whom the gods would destroy, they first make mad with power. The mills of God grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly small. The bee fertilizes the flower it robs. When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard
If we are completely honest with ourselves, everyone has a dark side to their personalities.
Character is what a man is in the dark.
Dwight L. Moody
All growth is a leap in the dark, a spontaneous unpremeditated act without benefit of experience.
In my life, I was always floating around the edge of the dark side and saying what if take it a little bit too far, and who says you have to stop there, and what's behind the next door. Maybe you gain a wisdom from examining those things. But after a while, you get too far down in the quicksand.
We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.
Every candle that gets lit in the dark room must feel a little rejection from the darkness around it, but the last thing I want from those who hold a different world view to me is to accept me.
When you have a dark side, nothing is ever as good as it seems.
Life and death appeared to me ideal bounds, which I should first break through, and pour a torrent of light into our dark world.
Any swagger is just defense. When you're reminded so much of who you are by people - not a fame thing, but with my size, constantly, growing up - you just either curl up in a corner in the dark or you wear it proudly, like armor or something. You can turn it on its head and use it yourself before anybody else gets a chance.
In a dark time, the eye begins to see.
Not many people know this about me, but I'm a natural blonde. My hair went from light blonde naturally to a darker kind of blonde. My mother dyed my hair dark when I was a child, as I loved the look then. So I'm basically a natural blonde.
There is a tradition that sees journalism as the dark side of literature, with book writing at its zenith. I don't agree. I think that all written work constitutes literature, even graffiti.
When you look on the bright side, you're acknowledging that there is a dark side at which you are choosing not to gaze. If you think that the darkest hour is before the dawn, you accept that you are moving from darkness to light.
I am about to take my last voyage, a great leap in the dark.
I regard the brain as a computer which will stop working when its components fail. There is no heaven or afterlife for broken down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark.
Your soul is a dark forest. But the trees are of a particular species, they are genealogical trees.
I am often drawn to what appear at first to be 'dark' or 'difficult' subjects, but which, upon further examination, are always and only reflections of the ways human beings attempt, however clumsily, badly, or well, to connect with others.
The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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