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Shadow Quotes


“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind.”

– Nathaniel Hawthorne


“I define a ‘good person’ as somebody who is fully conscious of their own limitations. They know their strengths, but they also know their ‘shadow’ – they know their weaknesses. In other words, they understand that there is no good without bad. Good and evil are really one, but we have broken them up in our consciousness. We polarize them.”

– John Bradshaw


“I am about as detailed as a shadow.”

– Lynda Barry


“I don’t need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.”

– Plutarch


“Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow’s speed.”

– Howard Nemerov


“Some people have an identity. I have an alibi. I have a shadow self.”

– Andre Aciman


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

– Helen Keller


“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.”

– Carl Sandburg


“I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one’s nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves.”

– Anthony Hopkins


“Where love rules, there is no will to power; and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.”

– Carl Jung


“I’m not saying that everyone should swim with sharks, but sometimes you have to jump over your own shadow in order to learn something that you will never forget for the rest of your life. Then you know you can conquer your fears.”

– Heidi Klum


“A human being is only breath and shadow.”

– Sophocles


Famous Shadow Quotes


“Things need not have happened to be true. Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.”

– Neil Gaiman


“What is life? A madness. What is life? An illusion, a shadow, a story. And the greatest good is little enough; for all life is a dream, and dreams themselves are only dreams.”

– Pedro Calderon de la Barca


“Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.”

– DeWitt Clinton


“Beware lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”

– Aesop


“A little man often cast a long shadow.”

– G. M. Trevelyan


“The heart has a yearning for the unknown, a longing to penetrate the deep shadow and the winding glade, where, as it seems, no human foot has been.”

– Richard Jefferies


“Evil is a source of moral intelligence in the sense that we need to learn from our shadow, from our dark side, in order to be good.”

– John Bradshaw


“Shadow owes its birth to light.”

– John Gay


“I decided long ago never to walk in anyone’s shadow; if I fail, or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.”

– Whitney Houston


“God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him. Yet his shadow still looms. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives; who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves?”

– Friedrich Nietzsche


“Friendship is the shadow of the evening, which increases with the setting sun of life.”

– Jean de La Fontaine


Light And Shadow Quotes


“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln


“We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.”

– E. M. Forster


“There is a shadow on every page.”

– Eugene Ormandy


“The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.”

– Michelangelo


“Men are the dreams of a shadow.”

– Pindar


“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”

– Buddha


“When walking through the ‘valley of shadows,’ remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.”

– Austin O’Malley


“‘Shadow Souls’ pushes probably every border that you can.”

– L. J. Smith


“There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere, and many of us will have to pass through the valley of the shadow of death again and again before we reach the mountaintop of our desires.”

– Nelson Mandela


“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.”

– Christian Nestell Bovee


“There stands the shadow of a glorious name.”

– Lucan


“I cannot write poetically, for I am no poet. I cannot make fine artistic phrases that cast light and shadow, for I am no painter. I can neither by signs nor by pantomime express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer; but I can by tones, for I am a musician.”

– Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


“I love ‘Shadow’ the most! The melody is awesome, and I really like how the lyrics express genuine emotions.”

– Dahyun


“Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.”

– George P. Shultz


Famous Light And Shadow Quotes


“One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.”

– Elizabeth Bowen


“The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.”

– William Butler Yeats


“Beware that you do not lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.”

– Aesop


“We built our fashion around three fundamental concepts: Sicily, tailoring, and tradition. Our dream is to create a style which is timeless, and to create clothes with such a strong personality that whoever sees them can instantly say without a shadow of a doubt: this is a Dolce & Gabbana.”

– Domenico Dolce


“Without black, no color has any depth. But if you mix black with everything, suddenly there’s shadow – no, not just shadow, but fullness. You’ve got to be willing to mix black into your palette if you want to create something that’s real.”

– Amy Grant


“We all have a dark side. Most of us go through life avoiding direct confrontation with that aspect of ourselves, which I call the shadow self. There’s a reason why. It carries a great deal of energy.”

– Lorraine Toussaint


“Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero


“To light a candle is to cast a shadow.”

– Ursula K. Le Guin


“Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.”

– Samuel Smiles


“Loss and possession, death and life are one, There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.”

– Hilaire Belloc


“Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.”

– Thomas Campion


“I’ve chosen opportunities where I might fail rather than live in the shadow of my own potential.”

– Reshma Saujani


Random Shadow Quotes


“This life, which had been the tomb of his virtue and of his honour, is but a walking shadow; a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more: it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.”

– William Shakespeare


“My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids’ parties.”

– Gary Busey


“Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.”

– Paul Cezanne


“There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.”

– Rod Serling


“Every man ought to be inquisitive through every hour of his great adventure down to the day when he shall no longer cast a shadow in the sun. For if he dies without a question in his heart, what excuse is there for his continuance?”

– Frank Moore Colby


“My first black-on-black picture was ‘The Portrait of an Artist as a Shadow of His Former Self.’ I started using it as an emblem of this undercurrent of wickedness, malevolence, and irony – all of that.”

– Kerry James Marshall


“There could be shadow galaxies, shadow stars, and even shadow people.”

– Stephen Hawking


“Prestige is the shadow of money and power.”

– C. Wright Mills


“When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.”

– Thomas Paine


“Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is – it is her shadow.”

– Ambrose Bierce


More Interesting Shadow Quotes


“All of my life had been spent in the shadow of apartheid. And when South Africa went through its extraordinary change in 1994, it was like having spent a lifetime in a boxing ring with an opponent and suddenly finding yourself in that boxing ring with nobody else and realizing you’ve to take the gloves off and get out, and reinvent yourself.”

– Athol Fugard


“One of the greatest gifts we can give people is the hope that their death is nothing to fear – you know, not that it has no fear in it, but the promise of scripture is that God will lead us through the valley of the shadow of death.”

– Max Lucado


“I don’t pretend to know anybody well. People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.”

– Gwen John


“I think the healthy way to live is to make friends with the beast inside oneself, and that means not the beast but the shadow. The dark side of one’s nature. Have fun with it and you know, is to accept everything about ourselves.”

– Sir Anthony Hopkins


“It is only through shadows that one comes to know the light.”

– St. Catherine of Siena


“There is strong shadow where there is much light.”

– Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


“From the ashes, a fire shall be woken, A light from the shadows shall spring…”

– J. R. R. Tolkien


“The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow.”

– George R. R. Martin


“Life is a mixture of light and shadow, calm and storm, and it’s all good.”

– Susan W. Krebs


“A luminous body will appear more brilliant in proportion as it is surrounded by deeper shadow.”

– Leonardo da Vinci


“I like my shadow; it reminds me that I exist.”

– Mehmet Murat Ildan


Carl Jung Shadow Quotes


“Come back. Even as a shadow, even as a dream.”

– Euripedes


“Perhaps a man’s character was like a tree, and his reputation like its shadow; the shadow is what we think of it, the tree is the real thing.”

– Abraham Lincoln


“I love you as certain dark things are to be loved, in secret, between the shadow and the soul.”

– Pablo Neruda


“So don’t be frightened, dear friend, if a sadness confronts you larger than any you have ever known, casting its shadow over all you do.”

– Rainer Maria Rilke


“Events cast long shadows before. One such event would be a war. But how are shadows to be seen When total darkness fills the screen?”

– Bertolt Brecht


“Capture a shadow, dance with the wind, stand in a rainbow, begin at the end.”

– Mary Anne Radmacher


“Light is the shadow of god.”

– Plato


“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

– Charles Swain


“A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.”

– Benjamin Franklin


Random Shadow Work Quotes


“My shadow serves as the friend I crave.”

– Anna Akhmatova


“False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to us while we walk in the sunshine, but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.”

– John Christian Bovee


“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


“Life is short, and time is swift; Roses fade, and shadows shift.”

– Ebenezer Elliott


“We never see others. Instead, we see only aspects of ourselves that fall over them. Shadows. Projections. Our associations.”

– Chuck Palahniuk


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