Quotations that match 'shadows'.

The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone. William Butler Yeats
[ Alone Always Deed Light Lights Looks Motive Shadow Shadows]
I'll fill those canyons in your soul, like a river lead you home. And I'll walk a step behind, in the shadows so you shine. Just ask, it will be done and I will prove my love, until you're sure that I'm the one. Gary Allan
[ Ask Behind Canyons Done Fill Home Just Lead Love Prove River Shadows Shine Soul Step Sure Those Until Walk Will Your]
Suffering has roused them from the sleep of gentle life, and every day fills them with a terrible intoxication. They are now something more than themselves; those we loved were merely happy shadows. Georges Duhamel
[ Day Every Fills Gentle Happy Intoxication Life Loved Merely More Now Roused Shadows Sleep Something Suffering Terrible Than Them Themselves Those Were]
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes. Theodore Dreiser
[ Audible Feelings Great Inaudible Links Little Mean Purposes Shadows Together Vague Volumes Words]
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. Charles Dickens
[ Contrast Dark Earth Lights Shadows Stronger]
In this world, full often, our joys are only the tender shadows which our sorrows cast. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Cast Full Joys Often Only Our Shadows Sorrows Tender Which World]
There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job. Conrad Hall
[ Colors Extraordinarily Figuring How Infinite Job Language Lifetime Light Out Shadows Speak Subtle]
The movie wasn't really derived from Dark Shadows - they developed a whole new script for that particular one. David Selby
[ Dark Derived Developed Movie New Particular Really Script Shadows Whole]
I'm always shy in front of an audience, so I'm always at the back, in the shadows, just doing it. I don't like the front, the adulation. Bill Wyman
[ Adulation Always Audience Back Doing Front Just Shadows Shy]
The glories of our blood and state, Are shadows, not substantial things; There is no armour against fate, Death lays his icy hand on kings. Scepter and crown must tumble down, And, in the dust, be equal made With the poor crooked scythe and spade. James Shirley
[ Against Armour Blood Crooked Crown Death Down Dust Equal Fate Glories Hand His Icy Kings Lays Made Must Our Poor Scepter Shadows Spade State Substantial Things Tumble]
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. Elie Wiesel
[ Also Beings Deeds Desires Follow Ideas Impulses Memories Most Objects Precede Shadows Surround Think Truth Words]
Find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and dark which that thing provides. Junichiro Tanizaki
[ Beauty Dark Find Itself Light Only Pattern Provides Shadows Thing Which]
I do not say think as I think, but think in my way. Fear no shadows, least of all in that great spectre of personal unhappiness which binds half the world to orthodoxy. Thomas Huxley
[ Binds Fear Great Half Least Orthodoxy Personal Say Shadows Spectre Think Unhappiness Way Which World]
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
[ Children Dawn Elderly Government Handicapped How Life Moral Needy Once Said Shadows Sick Test Those Treats Twilight]
Henceforth space by itself, and time by itself, are doomed to fade away into mere shadows, and only a kind of union of the two will preserve an independent reality. Hermann Minkowski
[ Away Doomed Fade Henceforth Independent Into Itself Kind Mere Only Preserve Reality Shadows Space Time Two Union Will]
Manners are like the shadows of virtues, they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect. Sydney Smith
[ Creatures Display Fellow Love Manners Momentary Our Qualities Respect Shadows Those Virtues Which]
My early influences were the Shadows, who were an English instrumental band. They basically got me into playing and later on I got into blues and jazz players. I liked Clapton when he was with John Mayall. I really liked that period. Tony Iommi
[ Band Basically Blues Clapton Early English Got Influences Instrumental Into Jazz John Later Liked Period Players Playing Really Shadows Were]
Every where the years bring to all enough of sin and sorrow; but in slavery the very dawn of life is darkened by these shadows. Harriet Ann Jacobs
[ Bring Darkened Dawn Enough Every Life Shadows Sin Slavery Sorrow These Very Where Years]
Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend. William Cowper
[ Bigots Ceremony Depend Eternal Fight Find Forth Friend Hardly Her Leads Prepared Shadows Single Things Truths Which While Worth]
For centuries, the world has heard the oppressed, the downtrodden and the vulnerable cry out for their freedoms, for their rights and for a chance to emerge from the shadows of the tyranny and bloodshed that they had lived with. Ginny B. Waite
[ Bloodshed Centuries Chance Cry Emerge Freedoms Had Heard Lived Oppressed Out Rights Shadows Their Tyranny Vulnerable World]
Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows - the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed the base of this dreadful masterpiece. Ernie Pyle
[ Around Base Below Bridges Buildings Dark Dreadful Formed Grew Lighter Masterpiece Shadows Thames Us Were]
Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings. George MacDonald
[ Afflictions God Shadows Wings]
In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words. I don't pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow. Gwen John
[ Am Anybody Distort Know Meaning Pretend Shadow Shadows Shyness Talking Timidity Very Well Words]
Beauty deprived of its proper foils and adjuncts ceases to be enjoyed as beauty, just as light deprived of all shadows ceases to be enjoyed as light. John Ruskin
[ Beauty Ceases Deprived Enjoyed Just Light Proper Shadows]
Manipulating shadows and tonality is like writing music or a poem. Conrad Hall
[ Manipulating Music Poem Shadows Tonality Writing]
Michael Ralph brilliantly plays the street prophet, a West Indian who foreshadows the Harlem riot. Debbie Allen
[ Brilliantly Harlem Indian Michael Plays Prophet Ralph Riot Street West]
My cameraman and I devised a method, which we started using from my second film, which applies mainly to day scenes shot in the studio, where we used bounced light instead of direct light. We agreed with this thing of four or five shadows following the actors is dreadful. Satyajit Ray
[ Actors Agreed Applies Bounced Cameraman Day Devised Direct Dreadful Film Five Following Four Instead Light Mainly Method Scenes Second Shadows Shot Started Studio Thing Used Using Where Which]
What are kings, when regiment is gone, but perfect shadows in a sunshine day? Christopher Marlowe
[ Day Gone Kings Perfect Regiment Shadows Sunshine]
Love and business and family and religion and art and patriotism are nothing but shadows of words when a man's starving! O. Henry
[ Art Business Family Love Man Nothing Patriotism Religion Shadows Starving Words]
When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light. Austin O'Malley
[ Cast Light Remember Shadow Shadows Through Valley Walking]
If coming events are said to cast their shadows before, past events cannot fall to leave their impress behind them. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Before Behind Cannot Cast Coming Events Fall Impress Leave Past Said Shadows Their Them]
Earlier lives drift by on silver soles, and the shadows of the damned descend into these sighing waters. Georg Trakl
[ Damned Descend Drift Earlier Into Lives Shadows Sighing Silver Soles These Waters]
Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people... have to walk out of the shadows. Albert Maltz
[ Bright Every Hot Light Lot Murder Out Shadows Turns Walk]
Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you. Walt Whitman
[ Always Behind Face Fall Keep Shadows Sunshine Toward Will Your]
But it's amazing how many people think that gay men should slink off into the shadows when it comes to having friendships with children. Armistead Maupin
[ Amazing Children Comes Friendships Gay Having How Into Many Men Off Shadows Should Slink Think]
Our acts our angels are, for good or ill, our fatal shadows that walk by us still. John Fletcher
[ Acts Angels Fatal Good Ill Our Shadows Still Us Walk]
Words are mere shadows cast by ideas. But the ideas they represent are real. Roy H. Williams
[ Cast Ideas Mere Real Represent Shadows Words]
I look out the window sometimes to seek the color of the shadows and the different greens in the trees, but when I get ready to paint I just close my eyes and imagine a scene. Grandma Moses
[ Close Color Different Eyes Get Greens Imagine Just Look Out Paint Ready Scene Seek Shadows Sometimes Trees Window]
Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny. David Hockney
[ Art Chinese Course Deals Knew Meant Never Noticed Oriental Paint Pictures See Shadow Shadows Sometimes Sunny Them These]
One is forever throwing away substance for shadows. Jennie Churchill
[ Away Forever Shadows Substance Throwing]
News is so often a report of conflict, an account of problems, a thing of the day and even of the minute, that sometimes I think we make the background darker and the shadows deeper than they actually are. Arthur H. Sulzberger
[ Account Actually Background Conflict Darker Day Deeper Even Make Minute News Often Problems Report Shadows Sometimes Than Thing Think]
So that godly sorrow may be discerned by this train of graces wherewith it is accompanied, that worldly sorrow wants, at least in the truth of them, though it may have some shadows of them. Thomas Hooker
[ Accompanied Discerned Godly Graces Least May Shadows Some Sorrow Them Though Train Truth Wants Wherewith Worldly]
They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the houses and the graves about, Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out, Delighting still in their forsaken hosts. Joshua Sylvester
[ Deceased Delighting Forsaken Ghosts Graves Haunt Hosts Houses Lamp Life Out Say Shadows Still Such Their Untimely Went Whose]
Nearly 11 million undocumented immigrants currently live within our borders. That's 11 million people living in the shadows whom we know next to nothing about. Steve Israel
[ Borders Currently Immigrants Know Live Living Million Nearly Next Nothing Our Shadows Undocumented Whom Within]
The repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows. Gaston Bachelard
[ Being Belong Body Does Inn Morning Must Night Only Opens Our Out Phantoms Possession Rarely Repose Rest Sets Shadows Sleep Soul Sweep Us Within]
Hell, covering all with its gloomy vapors, has cast shadows on even the holiest eyes. Jean Racine
[ Cast Covering Even Eyes Gloomy Hell Holiest Shadows]
American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows. John Philip Sousa
[ Advantage American Foreign Indisputable Judge Lights Ones Over Shadows Teachers Temperament Understand]
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing. Edmund Burke
[ Art Existence Lending Nothing Poetry Shadows]
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. Charlotte Whitton
[ Behind Face Fall Shadows Sun Turn Your]
Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in. Jonathan Frid
[ Been Began Caught Dark Flood Four Go Had Jobs Mail Phenomenon Role Shadows Started Stopped Then These Thought Three Twice Weeks Would]
Man is a substance clad in shadows. John Sterling
[ Clad Man Shadows Substance]
A child can escape the shadows. Steve Largent
[ Child Escape Shadows]
I'll often rush out from Dark Shadows, having made a 5.30PM appointment, working for a couple of hours. Thayer David
[ Appointment Couple Dark Having Hours Made Often Out Rush Shadows Working]
When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. William Butler Yeats
[ Book Deep Down Dream Eyes Fire Full Gray Had Look Nodding Old Once Read Shadows Sleep Slowly Soft Take Their Your]
Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows. Paulo Coelho
[ Appears Light Love Only See Shadows Trap]
One of the reasons I think Dark Shadows still runs is that it's dependent on nothing else other than a story. David Selby
[ Dark Dependent Else Nothing Other Reasons Runs Shadows Still Story Than Think]
It is, then, by those shadows of the hoary Past and their fantastic silhouettes on the external screen of every religion and philosophy, that we can, by checking them as we go along, and comparing them, trace out finally the body that produced them. H. P. Blavatsky
[ Along Body Checking Comparing Every External Fantastic Finally Go Out Past Philosophy Produced Religion Screen Shadows Their Them Then Those Trace]
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. Roger Waters
[ Barrels Blind Body Death Dim Fall Final Ground Hurled Indifference Last Merciless Night Nor Pain Rifles Scare Shadows Star Unfeeling Wall Will World]
Life itself is but the shadow of death, and souls departed but the shadows of the living. Thomas Browne
[ Death Departed Itself Life Living Shadow Shadows Souls]
I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me. Lorna Luft
[ Adult Bound Flinching Life Much Out Pain Past Pull Shadows Spent Threads Tried]
Shadows cannot see themselves in the mirror of the sun. Evita Peron
[ Cannot Mirror See Shadows Sun Themselves]
It's important to know that if you are dealing with shadows. Conrad Hall
[ Dealing Important Know Shadows]
I wear my shadows where they're harder to see, but they follow me everywhere. I guess that should tell me I'm travelling toward light. Bruce Cockburn
[ Everywhere Follow Guess Harder Light See Shadows Should Tell Toward Travelling Wear Where]
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. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Age Almost Begun Cooled Disappear Eager Entirely Evening Frequently Happiest Infirmities Large Life Midday Middle Morning Most Passions Period Probably See Shadows Which Yet Youth]
What difference is there, do you think, between those in Plato's cave who can only marvel at the shadows and images of various objects, provided they are content and don't know what they miss, and the philosopher who has emerged from the cave and sees the real things? Desiderius Erasmus
[ Between Cave Content Difference Emerged Images Know Marvel Miss Objects Only Philosopher Plato Provided Real Sees Shadows Things Think Those Various]
It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows. Kate Chopin
[ Curtains Deep Dim Doors Drawn Fire Full Glow Inside Light Out Quite Room Sending Shadows Still Uncertain]
How many people make themselves abstract to appear profound. The most useful part of abstract terms are the shadows they create to hide a vacuum. Joseph Joubert
[ Abstract Appear Create Hide How Make Many Most Part Profound Shadows Terms Themselves Useful Vacuum]
In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated. August Sander
[ Cannot Illuminated Photography Shadows]
Liza is in the tabloids almost as much as our mother was. She has struggled with her own ghosts and shadows. Lorna Luft
[ Almost Ghosts Her Liza Mother Much Our Own Shadows She Struggled Tabloids]
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. Junichiro Tanizaki
[ Beauty Darkness Find Itself Light Only Pattern Provides Shadows Thing Which]
I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light. Martha Beck
[ Believe Come Infinite Into Light Out Shadows Transport Us Vehicles]
There's something about shadows because you make your own mind up about what's lurking in them. Richard O'Brien
[ Because Lurking Make Mind Own Shadows Something Them Up Your]
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. Kay Granger
[ Dawn Definition Dusk Entitled Few Granted Human Humans Include Liberty Life Privilege Rights Shadows Those]
You can disguise any set with lights and shadows. Allan Dwan
[ Any Disguise Lights Set Shadows]
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't. Blaise Pascal Faith
[ Believe Blind Enough Faith Light Shadows Those Want]