Darkness To Light Quotes by Jim Trelease, Confucius, Antonin Artaud, Kate DiCamillo, Neil Young, E. M. Forster and many others.
Each day millions of children arrive in American classrooms in search of more than reading and math skills. They are looking for a light in the darkness of their lives, a Good Samaritan who will stop and bandage a bruised heart or ego.
Don’t curse the darkness, light a candle.
The theater, which is in no thing, but makes use of everything – gestures, sounds, words, screams, light, darkness – rediscovers itself at precisely the point where the mind requires a language to express its manifestations…. To break through language in order to touch life is to create or recreate the theatre.
Stories are light. Light is precious in a world so dark. Begin at the beginning. Tell Gregory a story. Make some light.
Instead of cursing the darkness, light a candle for where we’re going. There’s something ahead worth fighting for.
We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
Meditation is the royal road to the attainment of freedom, a mysterious ladder that reaches from earth to heaven, darkness to light, mortality to Immortality.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
History gives us a kind of chart, and we dare not surrender even a small rushlight in the darkness. The hasty reformer who does not remember the past will find himself condemned to repeat it.
Look at the bow in the cloud, in the very rain itself. That is a sign that the sun, though you cannot see it, is shining still — that up above beyond the cloud is still sunlight and warmth and cloudless blue sky.
Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
Returning hate for hate multiplies hate, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein to be content.
If you believe in light, you’ll be in light, you don’t have to face darkness.
Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways – by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the soul.