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    darkness Quotes

    All the sleepers in a night of delution beholding so many dreams. In this world of darkness, only those who sever themselves from the meterial world, become absorbed in the contemplation of the supreme. None can be regarded as really woken up from sleep till they have renounced all sensuous delights.
    — Tulsidas
    tags: world  darkness  sleep  night  dreams 
    Christmas is the beachhead of God's campaign against sin and sadness, darkness and death, fear and frustration.
    — Tullian Tchividjian
    tags: death  fear  sadness  darkness  christmas  god  sin 
    You don't have to say anything. You don't have to teach anything. You just have to be who you are: a bright flame shining in the darkness of despair, a shining example of a person able to cross bridges by opening your heart and mind.
    — Tsoknyi Rinpoche
    To lead others out of darkness, let them see your light.
    — Tristan Bernard
    tags: darkness 
    We're all dancing in the darkness.
    — Traci Lords
    tags: darkness 
    The darkness is a holy of holies of which no one can rob me. In the darkness I meet God face to face.
    — Toyohiko Kagawa
    tags: darkness  god  holy 
    The lamp sizzled as it burned. It made everything seem close and safe, a little family circle they all knew and trusted. Outside this circle lay everything that was strange and frightening, and the darkness seemed to reach higher and higher and further and further away, right to the end of the world.
    — Tove Jansson
    tags: world  darkness  right 
    It is still summer, but the summer is no longer alive. It has come to a standstill; nothing withers, and fall is not ready to begin. There are no stars yet, just darkness.
    — Tove Jansson
    tags: darkness  star  summer 
    If you have an issue with homosexuality, then it comes to your own fear and your own darkness.
    — Tori Amos
    tags: fear  darkness 
    Hope works in these ways: it looks for the good in people instead of harping on the worst; it discovers what can be done instead of grumbling about what cannot; it regards problems, large or small, as opportunities; it pushes ahead when it would be easy to quit; it lights the candle instead of cursing the darkness.
    — Tony Robbins
    tags: people  work  darkness  problem  hope 
    Dark clouds outside are no match to the bright smiles of volunteers at the GK relief center. Hope shines brightest in darkness. Miracles of solidarity can help a nation walk on water.
    — Tony Meloto
    tags: darkness  smile  dark  help  miracle  water  hope 
    It often takes the darkness of a storm to show us the light of God's presence.
    — Tony Evans
    tags: darkness  god 
    I've always been a person afraid of the dark. I was taught that when you have complete darkness, that's when spirits walk. In our house when I was growing up, all the doors were always cracked a little bit at night so you could get light into the room.
    — Tony Dorsett
    It's where we're nearest to our humanness. Useless knowledge for its own sake. Useful knowledge is good, too, but it's for the faint-hearted, an elaboration of the real thing, which is only to shine some light, it doesn't matter where on what, it's the light itself, against the darkness, it's what's left of God's purpose when you take away God.
    — Tom Stoppard
    tags: darkness  real  god 
    The pervasive brutality in current fiction - the death, disease, dysfunction, depression, dismemberment, drug addiction, dementia, and dreary little dramas of domestic discord - is an obvious example of how language in exploitative, cynical or simply neurotic hands can add to the weariness, the darkness in the world.
    — Tom Robbins
    So much of my self worth was tied with my position. It felt like I was being enveloped in darkness. It was a sense of loss of enthusiasm, a loss of happiness, a significant decline in self worth.
    — Tom Johnson
    tags: happiness  loss  self  darkness  worth 
    I am an optimist... I choose to be. There is a lot of darkness in our world, there is a lot of pain and you can choose to see that or you can choose to see the joy. If you try to respond positively to the world, you will spend your time better.
    — Tom Hiddleston
    tags: time  pain  joy  world  darkness 
    I'm obsessive about the kind of melodrama of getting through the days and trying to make them good and funny and a happy experience. But my feeling towards the fans is that they delivered me from darkness.
    — Tom Baker
    There's a darkness under 'The Hangover' because ultimately there's a missing person and it's not really that funny. There's a sort of darkness under it that I love, and still people are laughing as hard if not harder than they did in 'Old School.'
    — Todd Phillips
    I don't belong. Not here. Not now. I have to get back there. The bet was rigged, he made me believe. Now there's darkness in my soul. I want to die . . . again. But I choose to come back, why?
    — Todd McFarlane
    tags: believe  darkness  soul  die 
    The unique idea of [The Darkest Time] movie is because in usual if you are in darkness, you are scared. But this movie is the opposite. In darkness, you are okay.
    — Timur Bekmambetov
    tags: darkness  movie  ideas 
    God made you to love him supremely, but he lost you. He returned to get you back, but it took the cross to do it. He absorbed your darkness so that one day you can finally and dazzlingly become your true self and take your seat at his eternal feast.
    — Timothy Keller
    tags: self  darkness  true  lost  god 
    They waited. The door did not open. The rain did not stop. The darkness made a tent and covered them completely.
    — Timothy Findley
    tags: darkness  rain 
    It's terrifying to think you can remember things you shouldn't possibly be able to. It's like that childhood fear of having your soul slip from your body in your sleep. The darkness, those black sheets of glass sliding over you, upping the pressure, pushing you through the time and space and story.
    — Tim Winton
    Ah, but you, Darkness, you know all this. I tell you night after night. Nothing will shock you. Maybe I go on at you in the hope that there's something beyond you. Some nights I sit here and talk and sob and stare out into the blackness thinking that if I look hard enough I'll see the light behind. But I stay out until the break of day, waiting, hoping, and there's only sunrise again.
    — Tim Winton
    tags: darkness  night  thinking  hope 
    In those places of doubt and even darkness I've realized that who I am has nothing to do with wins or losses, applause, or negative criticism. It has to do with whose I am.
    — Tim Tebow
    What we`re seeing in so many of the counterprotests. We`re seeing America rise in a way that it did not in the `60s, which I think is powerful and symbolic to the rest of the world, that we reject the darkness and we embrace the light.
    — Tim Scott
    B looked down the shaft, at a metal ladder and darkness beyond. "Me first?" Of course. You're the apprentice, so you always go first into the unknown. If anyone's going to be eaten by a grue, it should be you." Tough job. But at least the hours are terrible.
    — Tim Pratt
    tags: darkness  job 
    The unsaved people will be cast into utter darkness forever.
    — Tim LaHaye
    tags: people  darkness  forever 
    I definitely road test music. I'll drive in the car and look up at the sky and that often makes it more clear, like what's good and what's not. Driving in darkness is amazing, because you really feel the energy and what has presence, spirit to it, and what doesn't.
    — Tim Hecker
    tags: darkness  energy  sky  music  spirit 
    One torch can dissipate the accumulated darkness of a thousand aeons.
    — Tilopa
    tags: darkness 
    When pride retreats from a man, humility begins to dwell in him, and the more pride is diminished, so much more does humility grow. The one gives way to the other as to its opposite. Darkness departs and light appears. Pride is darkness, but humility is light.
    — Tikhon of Zadonsk
    tags: men  humility  darkness  pride 
    Darkness, thou first great parent of us all,Thou art our great original!
    — Thomas Yalden
    tags: darkness  parent 
    First, never go against the best light you have; second, take care that your light be not darkness.
    — Thomas Wilson
    tags: darkness  care 
    Shall any of us repine that it is our lot to live in perilous and sacrificial days? Rather I say we are glad that we live in this time of mortal struggle and are doing our share to put to flight the powers of darkness. Our children and grandchildren will be proud that this country saved freedom for itself by helping to preserve it for the world.
    — Thomas W. Lamont
    Serving throughout the world is a great missionary force going about doing good. Missionaries teach truth. They dispel darkness. They spread joy. They bring precious souls to Christ.
    — Thomas S. Monson
    tags: truth  joy  world  darkness  soul  christ 
    If America was a person, and it sat down, Lancaster town would be plunged into a Darkness unbreathable.
    — Thomas Pynchon
    tags: people  darkness  america 
    You have to expect spiritual warfare whenever you stand up for righteousness or call attention to basic values. It's just a matter of light battling the darkness. But the light wins every time. You can't throw enough darkness on light to put it out.
    — Thomas Kinkade
    With whatever talent and resources I have, I'm trying to bring light to penetrate the darkness many people feel.
    — Thomas Kinkade
    tags: people  darkness  talent 
    The facts of variability, of the struggle for existence, of adaptation to conditions, were notorious enough; but none of us had suspected that the road to the heart of the species problem lay through them, until Darwin and Wallace dispelled the darkness.
    — Thomas Huxley
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