200+ Best Darkness Quotes And Sayings

We all experience dark times. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, the end of a relationship or frustrating setback, we’re all affected by darkness at one point or another. We’ve put together a list of the best darkness quotes to remind us of our own personal light and how to keep moving forward in difficult times.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that....
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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Unknown
By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the...
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By night, Love, tie your heart to mine, and the two together in their sleep will defeat the darkness Pablo Neruda
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We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won't do harm - yes, choose a place where you won't do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine. E.m. Forster
How can I be substantial if I do not cast...
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How can I be substantial if I do not cast a shadow? I must have a dark side also If I am to be whole C.g. Jung
I wonder if that's how darkness wins, by convincing us...
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I wonder if that's how darkness wins, by convincing us to trap it inside ourselves, instead of emptying it out. I don't want it to win. Jasmine Warga
The continuous narrative of existence is a lie. There is...
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The continuous narrative of existence is a lie. There is no continuous narrative, there are lit-up moments, and the rest is dark. Jeanette Winterson
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Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, Only a signal shown and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, Only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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It’s ever been the way of the man of science or philosophy. Most folks stay in the dark and then complain they can’t see nothing.” — Snipes (185) Ron Rash
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Darkness does not exist at all. It is merely the absence of light but it is essential for being there even if it isn't there at all given that it takes a certain amount of darkness to allow one in understanding light. How would have one understood light, or say, differentiated light from light, if it were not for the absence of light- darkness- to allow such a generous sympathy? Q. M. Sidd
Rather he consoled himself with the fact that, in the...
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Rather he consoled himself with the fact that, in the real world, when he looked closely into the darkness he might find the presence of a light, damaged and bruised, but a little light all the same. Colum McCann
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Do I have YOUR permission to be a Supernatural God? If I want to open heaven, and in a moment in time, touch the heart of a daughter and supernaturally break all the darkness, shame, and torment in her life, MAY I DO THAT? Jim Anderson
The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark...
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The darkness that follows a sunset is never so dark that it can change the inevitability of a sunrise. Craig D. Lounsbrough
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If it meant brighter stars, she would follow God into the darkness. Bethany Kaczmarek
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Into the darkness they go, the wise and the lovely. Unknown
Use the wings of the flying Universe, Dream with open...
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Use the wings of the flying Universe, Dream with open eyes; See in darkness. Dejan Stojanovic
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You see, somewhere deep within the universe is a cosmic heart that pours knowledge to those with questions. And to communicate with it, you simply have to tap into your own heart. Yet there is a catch. You cannot be sleeping. You have to be wide awake. And your heart cannot be heavy. It must be as light as a feather. And your questions cannot carry any shades of darkness; they must be as childlike as a curious and receptive student of Truth. And the answers, can be interpreted in many different ways -- depending on how much truth you have in you. Suzy Kassem
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As soon as you approach the light, the darkness shall fade. Lailah Gifty Akita
Nothing is dark when you embosom your own light within...
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Nothing is dark when you embosom your own light within you Munia Khan
I understand why King Solomon asked for wisdom from God....
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I understand why King Solomon asked for wisdom from God. For wisdom is like oil to a lamp, what would be the essence of having a lamp without oil in darkness?. Gift Gugu Mona
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They leave Omelas, they walk ahead into the darkness, and they do not come back. The place they go towards is a place even less imaginable to most of us than the city of happiness. I cannot describe it at all. It is possible that it does not exist. But they seem to know where they are going, the ones who walk away from Omelas. Unknown