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A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
C. S. Lewis
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.
Leonardo da Vinci
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.
There's too much darkness in the world. Everywhere you turn, someone is tryin' to tear someone down in some way; everywhere you go, there's a feeling of inadequacy, or a feeling that you're not good enough. I want to bring a certain light to the world.
For most of my life I've liked to pretend I live in a starship. Punching in fake codes to get into doorways that obviously are not secure. I love that idea of living on a spaceship. Because essentially we are: a gigantic thing floating in some infinite darkness that's running on principles that we don't even understand.
From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us.
He who busies himself with things other than improvement of his own self becomes perplexed in darkness and entangled in ruin. His evil spirits immerse him deep in vices and make his bad actions seem handsome.
Ali ibn Abi Talib
The darkness of death is like the evening twilight; it makes all objects appear more lovely to the dying.
There is no darkness but ignorance.
Even Helen Keller, who was born blind and deaf, could see God. No doubt, in her silent darkness, every fragrant flower, every ray of the warm sun, every taste that touched her tongue told her that there was a God who created all things. Jodie Foster shouldn't therefore be surprised that people are surprised that she's an atheist.
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
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.
So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
T. S. Eliot
I read and walked for miles at night along the beach, writing bad blank verse and searching endlessly for someone wonderful who would step out of the darkness and change my life. It never crossed my mind that that person could be me.
When autumn darkness falls, what we will remember are the small acts of kindness: a cake, a hug, an invitation to talk, and every single rose. These are all expressions of a nation coming together and caring about its people.
Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
'Darkness' is a subjective word; it depends what your viewpoint is and how you live life.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness.
Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
When you start hiding things away, that's when the darkness creeps up. Sunlight is the best disinfectant.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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