52+ Best Quotes About Darkness and Light: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational quotes about darkness and light will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Quotes About Darkness and Light

Color is born of the interpenetration of light and dark. — Sam Francis

When I write, I write about my surroundings. Sometimes it’s light, and sometimes it gets very dark. — The Weeknd

Life evolved under conditions of light and darkness, light and then darkness. And so plants and animals developed their own internal clocks so that they would be ready for these changes in light. These are chemical clocks, and they’re found in every known being that has two or more cells and in some that only have one cell. — Jessa Gamble

I think we all have light and dark inside us. — Sean Penn

There’s light and dark in all things, you know? — Susan Kelechi Watson

You can’t blame things for being dark if the light bulbs aren’t working. So we’re complaining about the darkness when the bulbs aren’t working, and the Bible says that we are the light of the world. — Tony Evans

Cities have always been the fireplaces of civilization, whence light and heat radiated out into the dark. — Theodore Parker

Relish everything that’s inside of you, the imperfections, the darkness, the richness and light and everything. And that makes for a full life. — Anthony Hopkins

There’s the way that light shows in darkness, and it is extremely beautiful. And I think it essentializes the experience of being human, to see light in darkness. — Emil Ferris

Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness. — Malala Yousafzai

‘Session 9’ used light and darkness to create atmosphere. — Brad Anderson

My goal would be trying to bring some light to the world, which is often a dark and violent place. — Leila Josefowicz

I have six brothers and sisters. We all look totally different: blonde hair, curly hair, green eyes, dark eyes, dark skin, light skin. It’s just how it is. — Rashida Jones

People thought the storyline and characters for ‘X-Files’ made it a ‘dark’ show, but I never saw it that way. I always thought Mulder and Scully were the light in dark places. — Chris Carter

So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing. — T. S. Eliot

Each day is a different length of time and that gives a different length to the cusp between light and darkness or darkness and light. — James Turrell

I’ve realised darkness and light are inter-dependent, just as death is an enhancer of life. — Tony Harrison

I saw also that there was an ocean of darkness and death, but an infinite ocean of light and love, which flowed over the ocean of darkness. — George Fox

Human darkness fascinates me; I find it intriguing. And there are few female characters who are explored in this light. — Leila Slimani

For me and Washington, it was like I was in a dark tunnel, and the light was really far away. — Gilbert Arenas

My wife was afraid of the dark… then she saw me naked and now she’s afraid of the light. — Rodney Dangerfield

I don’t personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance between light and dark. — Carter Burwell

Good fiction can both entertain and light up those dark corners where nice people don’t want to go. — Greg Rucka

It’s an actor’s job to play all the human conditions – light, dark, and medium. — Tim Daly

Only the person who has experienced light and darkness, war and peace, rise and fall, only that person has truly experienced life. — Stefan Zweig

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark. — Stephen Gardiner

We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light. — Earl Nightingale

Black Comedy is a farce that is played in the dark, as you know, with the lights full on. It’s the Chinese convention of reversing light and dark, and exactly where anybody is at any given moment is the play. — Peter Shaffer

You’ve got to be one that, wherever you are, like a flower, you’ve got to blossom where you’re planted. You cannot eliminate darkness. You cannot banish it by cursing darkness. The only way to get rid of darkness is light and to be the light yourself. — Cory Booker

I think all the best songs do that: they offer some sort of hope and light in the darkness. — Jens Lekman

In anything there has to be dark and light. There’s a lot of joy in my paintings and a lot of darkness. — Gloria Vanderbilt

We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future. — John F. Kennedy

A rooster crows only when it sees the light. Put him in the dark and he’ll never crow. I have seen the light and I’m crowing. — Muhammad Ali

I remember my mom saying that when I was little, I had this light that shined really big, and that she’d watched my light become very dark. — Jodie Sweetin

Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. — Walt Whitman

In everything I write, I’m always striving to hit the right mix of light and darkness, humor and pain, fun and seriousness. — Greg van Eekhout

I do tend to divide my childhood into darkness and light, and the first seven years were certainly the darkness. — Robert Carlyle

With whatever talent and resources I have, I’m trying to bring light to penetrate the darkness many people feel. — Thomas Kinkade

Everyone on the planet has a dark and a light. That’s a multi-dimensional character. — Lisa Cholodenko

Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness, Light, Solidity and Colour, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest. — Leonardo da Vinci

The perfect antidote to dark, cold and creepy is light, warm and cozy. — Candice Olson

Listen, the obvious thing to remember is without dark, there is no light, and without light, there is no dark. — Jessica Capshaw

My music is a little dark, and my lyrics are a little darker. Every day, I’m fighting towards the light. — Bebe Rexha

There’s nothing more frightening – and exciting – than getting lost in a forest. There is a journey towards the light, and you’ve got to go through the dark to get to the light. That’s what the forest is all about. — David Farr

A dark cloud is no sign that the sun has lost his light; and dark black convictions are no arguments that God has laid aside His mercy. — Charles Spurgeon

We are one people, and we cannot let the power of darkness or Power, Priviledge, and Control – destroy the Light. — Shiva Ayyadurai

Human experience resembles the battered moon that tracks us in cycles of light and darkness, of life and death, now seeking out and now stealing away from the sun that gives it light and symbolizes eternity. — Eugene Kennedy

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. — Desiderius Erasmus

My movies are very often violent and dark, but there’s a spectrum of light, and that light is coming from the women. — Denis Villeneuve

Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other. — Laurence Sterne

Is the opposite of light entertainment meant to be dark and heavy? — Denis Norden

The planet is always half light and half dark, and so are we. — Jennifer Lynch

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