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What are Raphael's Madonnas but the shadow of a mother's love, fixed in permanent outline forever?
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan.
Adelbert von Chamisso
I look at some of my early stuff - back when I was 12 or 13 years old - and I was already doing cross-hatching back then. I don't know where I picked that up. I think I was in a hurry, and I wanted to shade something really fast, and I tried cross-hatching a shadow.
Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
I was brought up in the shadow of the Holocaust. My mother lost most of her family, and I didn't realize how much the guilt of survivorship weighed on her until I was an adult.
I am not bound for any public place, but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees, and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
The present is the ever moving shadow that divides yesterday from tomorrow. In that lies hope.
Frank Lloyd Wright
The earth together with its surrounding waters must in fact have such a shape as its shadow reveals, for it eclipses the moon with the arc of a perfect circle.
Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity.
Jerome K. Jerome
Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
C. Wright Mills
The black shadow cares for itself, not for you.
Under the ominous shadow which the second World War and its attendant circumstances have cast on the world, peace has become as essential to civilized existence as the air we breathe is to life itself.
I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me, And what can be the use of him is more than I can see.
Robert Louis Stevenson
New Jersey shaped who and what I am. Growing up in Jersey gave you all the advantages of New York, but you were in its shadow. Anyone who's come from here will tell you that same story.
Jon Bon Jovi
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.
We're often afraid of looking at our shadow because we want to avoid the shame or embarrassment that comes along with admitting mistakes.
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
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
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