It doesn't matter if a cave has been in darkness for 10,000 years or half an hour, once you light a match it is illuminated.
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
Don't depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.
I was in darkness, but I took three steps and found myself in paradise. The first step was a good thought, the second, a good word; and the third, a good deed.
I am a forest, and a night of dark trees: but he who is not afraid of my darkness, will find banks full of roses under my cypresses.
I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.
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Remember, darkness does not always equate to evil, just as light does not always bring good.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it?
Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars... Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.
The kingdom of God is not in the clouds, in some designated point of space; it is right behind the darkness that you perceive with closed eyes
Of all qualities the purest is wisdom. Its unpollutable flame of light is the only effective adversary of darkness, ignorance
Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
I once asked a bird, how is it that you fly in this gravity of darkness? She responded, 'love lifts me.'
Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.
The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds light, just as the soul dilates in misfortune and in the end finds God.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift.
Everyone has talent. What's rare is the courage to follow it to the dark places where it leads.
I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.
And that's how you go on. You lay laughter over the dark parts. The more dark parts, the more you have to laugh. With defiance, with abandon, with hysteria, any way you can.
There is no denying that there is evil in this world but the light will always conquer the darkness.
Guru: Gu means darkness, Ru means dispeller -dispelling darkness. How to dispel darkness? You cannot kick the darkness out of a place because darkness is not an existence by itself. Darkness is just absence of light.
For one who is fearful, darkness is evil. For one who is not fearful, darkness is the all-absorbing nature of existence. That which can absorb everything is also that which creates everything.
Without shadows as well as light there could be no picture. Evil is the shadow that converts the one beam of God's light into pictures or forms. Therefore, evil is the shadow of God that makes this play possible
Guru serves as a guide in the dark forest of life. If you follow him, he will lead you out of the darkness. If you try to find the way alone, you may needlessly lose yourself in the forest for many incarnations.
It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.
Darkness is drawn to light, but light does not know it; light must absorb the darkness and therefore meet its own extinguishment.
Long is the way and hard, that out of Hell leads up to light.
Compulsiveness is like darkness - you cannot fight with it. You have to turn on the light of consciousness.
I am Light Itself. Darkness was never meant for me; it can never cover the light of my soul.
In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.
I am terrified by this dark thing that sleeps in me.
There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
A guru is a God-knowing person who has been divinely appointed by Him to take the seeker as a disciple and lead him from the darkness of ignorance to the light of wisdom.
I am terrified by this dark thing That sleeps in me; All day I feel its soft, feathery turnings, its malignity.
Yet, no matter how deeply I go down into myself, my God is dark, and like a webbing made of a hundred roots that drink in silence.
When I cannot see words curling like rings of smoke round me I am in darkness-I am nothing.
He is beauty, inside and out. He is the silver lining in a world of darkness. He is my light.
Ten years of shadows, but no longer. Light up the darkness, Majesty.