Dark Quotes (368)

Quotes and citations about dark


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

By : Stefan Zweig

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

By : John Zorn

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That whole environment was just incompatible with my beliefs and my personality. It was a dark time for me.

By : Zhang Ziyi

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I think I have a dark view of the world. I have to make everything funny, otherwise it all seems so sad.

By : Moon Unit Zappa

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If we got into a situation where people start burning our records, then bring it on. That's the whole point. The gloaming has begun. We're in the darkness. This has happened before. Go read some history.

By : Thom Yorke

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I've never believed that pop music is escapist trash. There's always a darkness in it, even amidst great pop music.

By : Thom Yorke

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We fought during 'The Wall,' which was an album Waters wrote, based on his family story, we clashed long before that, during the period of the Dark Side and 'Wish You Were Here.' Actually, we never got along.

By : Rick Wright

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I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.

By : Richard Wright

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

By : William Wordsworth

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What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory.

By : Mary Wollstonecraft

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In Sleep we lie all naked and alone, in Sleep we are united at the heart of night and darkness, and we are strange and beautiful asleep

By : Thomas Wolfe

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Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.

By : P. G. Wodehouse

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This book, conceived in sorrow, composed in grief, and constructed at the brink of despair, contains my mind's best thoughts, and my soul's triumph over the powers of darkness.

By : Isaac Mayer Wise

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We've always lived in dark times. There has always been a range of human experience from the sublime to the brutal, and stories reflect it. It's no less brutal now

By : Terri Windling

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I had glow in the dark bands made up and I've given away a ton of them.

By : April Winchell

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Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.

By : Marianne Williamson

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It's about a young girl who will stop at nothing to be the valedictorian of her class. It's very dark and very wicked, but it's got a great part for a kid, and a great part for an older woman.

By : Kevin Williamson

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An audience is never wrong. An individual member of it may be an imbecile, but a thousand imbeciles together in the dark - that is critical genius.

By : Billy Wilder

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Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.

By : Walt Whitman

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As you get older, you don't really have any excuse to be stupid anymore, to be in the dark.

By : Deryck Whibley

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Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light.

By : Richard Whately

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The darkroom is just the means to an end.

By : Kim Weston

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The best I can say is that it's better for me to write about despair and darkness than to be incapable of getting off the sofa. It's better to write about suicide than to contemplate it too heavily.

By : Paul Westerberg

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A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands as we go over the dark places of life, cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.

By : Rebecca West

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One has to accept pain as a condition of existence. One has to court doubt and darkness as the cost of knowing. One needs a will stubborn in conflict, but apt always to the total acceptance of every consequence of living and dying.

By : Morris West

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This dark diction has become America's addiction.

By : Kanye West

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One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.

By : H. G. Wells

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As an actor, the second and last ones were interesting for me. Because those parts had the most change in playing someone who was both light and dark, sort of Jekyl and Hyde.

By : Sigourney Weaver

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I'm not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out - and better out than in.

By : Naomi Watts

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When I had dark hair I definitely felt that I was more anonymous.

By : Naomi Watts

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You won't find me in a romantic comedy. Those movies don't speak to me. People don't come to talk to me about those scripts, because they probably think I'm this dark, twisted, miserable person.

By : Naomi Watts

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I find myself gravitating towards drama. It interests me. In the books I read, the paintings I like, it's always the darker stuff.

By : Naomi Watts

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My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship.

By : Emily Watson

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I've done work for hire. I've worked for DC and Dark Horse.

By : Rob Walton

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That and the fact that I knew that nobody was going to publish my work at Dark Horse or DC or anywhere.

By : Rob Walton

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Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt of not one but two hurricanes, and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.

By : Ginny B. Waite

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To morrow, I believe, is to be an eclipse of the sun, and I think it perfectly meet and proper that the sun in the heavens, and the glory of the Republic should both go into obscurity and darkness together.

By : Benjamin F. Wade

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There is no greater mystery to me than that of light traveling through darkness.

By : Alexander Volkov

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All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark.

By : Swami Vivekananda

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Black beauty - he's a dark horse.

By : Tim Vine

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