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43 Best Inspirational Quotes about darkness

Are you afraid of the darkness? It is natural to be afraid. To remove darkness, you will take the help of light. Because only light can dispel darkness. Here are some inspirational quotes about the darkness that will help you to remove fear from your mind and light a candle to distance dark moments from your life.

Inspirational Quotes about darkness

1. “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.” ― Plato

2. “Fear can only grow in darkness. Once you face fear with light, you win.” ― Steve Maraboli

3. “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” ― Mary Oliver

4. “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” ― Anne Frank

5. “A man must dream a long time in order to act with grandeur, and dreaming is nursed in darkness.” ― Jean Genet

6. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” ― Bram Stoker

7. “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.” ― Mark Twain

8. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

9. “When you light a candle, you also cast a shadow.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin

10. “What hurts you, blesses you. Darkness is your candle.” ― Rumi

11. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” ― Og Mandino

12. “When you spend so long trapped in darkness, you find that the darkness begins to stare back.” ― Sarah J. Maas

13. “Darkness is my destiny.” ― Hafsah Faizal

14. “The most precious light is the one that visits you in your darkest hour!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

15. “Long is the way and hard, that out of Hell leads up to the light.” ― John Milton

16. “What makes night within us may leave stars.” ― Victor Hugo

17. “Darkness does not leave us easily as we would hope.” ― Margaret Stohl

Best Dark Quotes

18. “To fight evil, you have to understand the dark.” ― Nalini Singh

19. “Life throws challenges and every challenge comes with rainbows and lights to conquer it.” ― Amit Ray

20. “Real things in the darkness seem no more real than dreams.” ― Murasaki Shikibu

21. “You must learn to be strong in the dark as well as in the day, else you will always be only half brave.” ― George MacDonald

22. “All great beginnings start in the dark when the moon greets you to a new day at midnight.” ― Shannon L. Alder

23. “Too much of anything could destroy you, Simon thought. Too much darkness could kill, but too much light could blind.” ― Cassandra Clare

24. “Accept your dark side, understanding it will help you to move with the light. Knowing both sides of our souls, helps us all to move forward in life and to understand that, perfection doesn’t exist.” ― Martin R. Lemieux

25. “Education is the movement from darkness to light.” ― Allan Bloom

26. “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

27. “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” ― Carl Jung

28. “The real meaning of enlightenment is to gaze with undimmed eyes on all darkness.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis

29. “Everything has its wonders, even darkness, and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.” ― Helen Keller

30. “Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.” ― Edgar Allan Poe

Light and Darkness Quotes

31. “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.” ― C.G. Jung

32. “Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first and is waiting for it.” ― Terry Pratchett

33. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” ― Og Mandino

34. “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” ― Francis Bacon

35. “If no pain, then no love. If no darkness, no light. If no risk, then no reward. It’s all or nothing. In this damn world, it’s all or nothing.” ― Glennon Doyle Melton

36. “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” ― T. S. Eliot

37. “There is a good principle which created order, light, and man and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.” ― Pythagoras

38. “Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.” ― John Ruskin

39. “Truly, it is in the darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.” ― Meister Eckhart

40. “Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.” ― Laurence Sterne

41. “The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.” ― David O. McKay

42. “After a lifetime of darkness, I want to leave something behind that is made of light.” ― Marie Lu

43. “Some people are in such utter darkness that they will burn you just to see a light. Try not to take it personally.” ― Kamand Kojouri

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Originally published at on May 5, 2022.



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