darkness quotes

You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.Edward Abbey

The best pop music is the songs that a group of people can dance to, but you can also listen to in your bed and cry. That's something obviously that The Beatles started and... so having that darkness there opens another door.Jack Antonoff

Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.Louis Aragon

Dramatically, I like darkness, I like conflict - but I don't see the world as defined by them.Andrea Arnold

The darkness is really out there. It's not something that's in my head, just. It's in my work because it's in the world.Margaret Atwood

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don't think that's only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I think in the course of your life you figure out ways to deal with that.Kevin Bacon

I think we all have a lot of darkness in our bellies. As an actor, the challenge of tapping into that, reaching down into that sadness or anger, is very therapeutic.Kevin Bacon

You know, I've read Joseph Conrad's 'Heart of Darkness' about fifteen times.James Balog

It is impious to say that evil has its origin from God, because naught contrary is produced by the contrary. Life does not generate death, nor is darkness the beginning of light, nor is disease the maker of health, but in the changes of conditions there are transitions from one condition to the contrary.Saint Basil

When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light - whatever that is for you - no matter how far away it seems.Jan Berry

No durable things are built on violent passion. Nature grows her plants in silence and in darkness, and only when they have become strong do they put their heads above the ground.Annie Besant

Education is the movement from darkness to light.Allan Bloom

The best translations cannot convey to us the strength and exquisite delicacy of thought in its native garb, and he to whom such books are shut flounders about in outer darkness.Edwin Booth

Words are really beautiful, but they're limited. Words are very male, very structured. But the voice is the netherworld, the darkness, where there's nothing to hang onto. The voice comes from a part of you that just knows and expresses and is.Jeff Buckley

Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.Julia Cameron

The fear of burglars is not only the fear of being robbed, but also the fear of a sudden and unexpected clutch out of the darkness.Elias Canetti

I do tend to divide my childhood into darkness and light, and the first seven years were certainly the darkness.Robert Carlyle

Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.Thomas Carlyle

There are two different stories in horror: internal and external. In external horror films, the evil comes from the outside, the other tribe, this thing in the darkness that we don't understand. Internal is the human heart.John Carpenter

Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.Hodding Carter