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Dark Quotes

Updated on August 19, 2010

Dark Quotations & Sayings

Here I have collected some quotable quotes on the subject "Dark". I was amazed to read these quotes as most of them convey a very useful message. So, here are a few selected ones on "Dark & Darkness".

An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.
James A. Michener

All colours will agree in the dark.
Bacon, Francis,Viscount St Albans

There's more to light than the opposite of dark.
Ric Ocasek

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

Blemishes are hid by night and every fault forgiven; darkness makes any woman fair.

The streets were dark with something more than night.
Raymond Chandler

Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
Yousuf Karsh

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

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King Jr.

Creativity - like human life itself - begins in darkness.
Julia Cameron

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Bacon, Francis,Viscount St Albans

Hope is the worst of evils, for it prolongs the torment of man.
Friedrich Nietzsche

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

We are each our own devil, and we make this world our hell.
Oscar Wilde

Some More Dark & Darkness Quotes

A few more inspirational quotes....

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

Hell is empty and all the devils are here.
William Shakespeare

Character is what a man is in the dark.
Dwight L. Moody

Knowledge becomes evil if the aim be not virtuous.

I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
Aldous Huxley

Dark energy is perhaps the biggest mystery in physics.
Steve Allen

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Rabindranath Tagore

Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
William Wordsworth

When it is dark enough, you can see the stars.
Charles A. Beard

You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
Edward Abbey

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
John Betjeman

I see myself and many artists like me as the torchbearers through these dark ages.
John Zorn

An increase in light gives an increase in darkness.
Sam Francis

Remember, it is better to light one little candle than to curse the darkness.
Frank Gorshin

There is no such thing as darkness; only a failure to see.
Malcolm Muggeridge

It is so much easier to tell intimate things in the dark
William McFee

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      LOL! Dangerfield was funny there! Thanks VC!

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      Audrey Hunt 7 years ago from Nashville Tn.

      Wonderful! Very creative of you, using "dark". Laughed at the dangerfield. I just wrote a hub on "musical quotations". Maybe you will like it. Thanks

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      Ultimate Hubber 7 years ago

      LOL! That is a funny one. :D

      Thanks for stopping by Jay!

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      jayb23 7 years ago from India

      Amazing collection UH.The quote by Rodney Dangerfield acc to me was the best :-) Keep up the good work.