40 Shadow Quotes

  • There is strong shadow where there is much light. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

  • To light a candle is to cast a shadow. – Ursula K. Le Guin

 

  • Shadow owes its birth to light. – John Gay

 

  • It is only through shadows that one comes to know the light. – St. Catherine of Siena

 

  • The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow. – George R. R. Martin

 

  • I like my shadow; it reminds me that I exist. – Mehmet Murat ildan

 

  • Somethings can only be seen in the shadows. – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

 

  • You have to be transparent, so you no longer cast a shadow, but instead let the light pass through you. – Kamand Kojouri

 

  • If you don’t have any shadows you’re not in the light. – Lady Gaga

 

  • We think not in words but in shadows of words. – Vladimir Nabokov

 

  • The brighter the light, the deeper the shadow. – Jay Kristoff

 

  • Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in one’s own sunshine. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

  • We are linked by our shadows, not by our light. – Jun Mochizuki

 

  • Stop in somebody’s shadow to rest and cool down, and you are lost. No one can make anyone else happy. – Peter Deunov

 

  • Some people seemed to get all sunshine, and some all shadow. – Louisa May Alcott

 

  • 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

 

  • Even the purest cast a black shadow. – Kaitlyn Jones

 

  • Don’t be afraid of the shadows, it only means there’s a light nearby. – Amy Lee

 

  • Your identity is like your shadow: not always visible and yet always present. – Fausto Cercignani

shadow quotes

  • I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow. – Sylvia Plath

 

  • Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see. – Martin Luther King Jr.

 

  • Every light has its shadow, and every shadow hath a succeeding morning. – Nicolaus Copernicus

 

  • What men call the shadow of the body is not the shadow of the body, but is the body of the soul. – Oscar Wilde

 

  • The shadow that hidden, repressed, for the most part inferior and guilt – laden personality whose ultimate ramifications reach back into the realm of our annual ancestors. – C.G. Jung

 

  • What would your good do if evil didn’t exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows disappeared? – Mikhail Bulgakov

 

  • Every man carries with him through life a mirror, as unique and impossible to get rid of as his shadow. – W.H. Auden

 

  • You don’t find light by avoiding the darkness. – S. Kelley Harrell

 

  • People who avoid shadow scare me. – Fierce Dolan

 

  • Befriend your shadow and life will be easier. – Robert Jabert

 

  • Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

  • Unless you learn to face your own shadows, you will continue to see them in others, because the world outside you is only a reflection of the world inside you. – Unknown

 

  • Don’t depend too much on anyone in this world because even your own shadow leaves you when you are in darkness. – Ibn Taymiyyah

 

  • May your feet ever walk in the light of two suns… and may the moon shadow never fall on you. – Robert Fanney

 

  • The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection. – Michelangelo

 

  • Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones. – Paul Cezanne

 

  • Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. – Carl Jung

 

  • Light and shadow are opposite sides of the same coin. We can illuminate our paths or darken our way. It is a matter of choice. – Maya Angelou

 

  • One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it. – Elizabeth Bowen

 

  • To confront a person with his shadow is to show him his own light. – Carl Jung

 

  • There is no light without shadow, just as there is no happiness without pain. – Isabel Allende