Quotes on darkness

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In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.
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Somerset Maugham Quotes

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There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
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Unknown Author Quotes

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How is one to live a moral and compassionate existence when one finds darkness not only in one's culture but within oneself? There are simply no answers to some of the great pressing questions. You continue to live them out, making your life a worthy expression of leaning into the light.
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Barry Lopez Quotes

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No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it.
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Terry Pratchett Quotes

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Without ice cream, there would be darkness and chaos.
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Don Kardong Quotes

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The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
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Vladimir Nabokov Quotes

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Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
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Howard Nemerov Quotes

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