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A human being is only breath and shadow.
I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
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.
Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
I know beyond a shadow of a doubt that there is no death the way we understood it. The body dies, but not the soul.
We're often afraid of looking at our shadow because we want to avoid the shame or embarrassment that comes along with admitting mistakes.
Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
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
Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
Arnold H. Glasow
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
The United States and our allies are determined: we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
George W. Bush
Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The myths have always condemned those who 'looked back.' Condemned them, whatever the paradise may have been which they were leaving. Hence this shadow over each departure from your decision.
I can't even begin to visualize myself as a five-star general... When I think of the people who are five-star generals, I can't even see myself standing in their shadow.
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
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.
Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored it is a shadow over all of us, and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least and allow its evil effects to go on.
Pearl S. Buck
Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.
If you're wearing smoky eye makeup, a little beige or gold pencil on the inner eye corners will open up the area, but you only want to do it if the shadow is really dark. Otherwise, light pencil makes your eyes look too far apart, like a fish.
Do your eye shadow first, then your foundation. That way, you can clean up any mess without starting all over again.
Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it; seek for duty, and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.
The reputation of a man is like his shadow, gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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