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Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Thoughts are the shadows of our feelings - always darker, emptier and simpler.
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun; as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Revolutionaries who come to power by force of arms usually have great crimes in their background. Leaders who survive campaigns by great powers to destroy them do not survive because they observe the niceties of law. Subversives who shape world events by covert action and violence work in shadows and detest the light of day.
We Orientals find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and darkness which that thing provides.
When walking through the 'valley of shadows,' remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
I'm not one of those people who wakes up and thinks, 'Bring on the day!' I have to have about 7 pints of coffee before I'm even remotely awake. But I love the golden hour in the evening, as hokey as that sounds. Just as the sun is about to set and you get those lovely shadows and everything looks gold and yellow.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
To contemplate is to look at shadows.
Epilepsy is a disease in the shadows. Patients are often reluctant to admit their condition - even to close family, friends or co-workers - because there's still a great deal of stigma and mystery surrounding the disease that plagued such historical figures as Julius Caesar, Edgar Allan Poe and Lewis Carroll.
'Woman on the Plaza,' with its distinct horizon, snow-like surfaces, wintry wall, stunning sunlight, sharp shadows, and hurrying figure, would become the most biographical of my photographs - an abstract image of the landscape and life of northern Ohio where I grew up and first practiced photography.
Vampires, werewolves, fallen angels and fairies lurk in the shadows, their intentions far from honorable.
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living.
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day?
Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes.
Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still.
After Hiroshima was bombed, I saw a photograph of the side of a house with the shadows of the people who had lived there burned into the wall from the intensity of the bomb. The people were gone, but their shadows remained.
Not the torturer will scare me, nor the body's final fall, nor the barrels of death's rifles, nor the shadows on the wall, nor the night when to the ground the last dim star of pain, is hurled but the blind indifference of a merciless, unfeeling world.
Human rights are not a privilege granted by the few, they are a liberty entitled to all, and human rights, by definition, include the rights of all humans, those in the dawn of life, the dusk of life, or the shadows of life.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
William Butler Yeats
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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Love may be or it may not, but where it is, it ought to reveal itself in its immensity.
Honore de Balzac
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