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What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
William Butler Yeats
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The world is all a carcass and vanity, The shadow of a shadow, a play And in one word, just nothing.
Michel de Montaigne
We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
E. M. Forster
I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
I think there is a sense of being forced at this time to look at America's really large shadow and that's not all that bad.
Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
If we hope for what we are not likely to possess, we act and think in vain, and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
A human being is only breath and shadow.
I see the state of all of us who live, nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
George W. Bush
When walking through the 'valley of shadows,' remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Alas for the affairs of men! When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow; and if they are unfortunate, a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
Evil is the shadow of angel. Just as there are angels of light, support, guidance, healing and defense, so we have experiences of shadow angels. And we have names for them: racism, sexism, homophobia are all demons - but they're not out there.
I'm not saying that everyone should swim with sharks, but sometimes you have to jump over your own shadow in order to learn something that you will never forget for the rest of your life. Then you know you can conquer your fears.
Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
Go, forget me - why should sorrow, O'er that brow a shadow fling? Go, forget me - and tomorrow, brightly smile and sweetly sing. Smile - though I shall not be near thee; Sing - though I shall never hear thee.
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
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