30 Quotes About Darkness That'll Make You Appreciate It

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Only in the darkness can you see the light.

You Can Get Through Anything When Reading These Quotes About Darkness

No one can ever completely escape the darkness.

If it's not living inside of us, it surrounds us on a constant basis. Even when light is present, the darkness is always there.

While that is scary for some, many welcome the darkness. It means a change is coming. Something bigger, better is on its way.

For those who you who need a little extra encouragement to get through your dark times, we've got you covered. We rounded up some inspiring quotes about darkness to help you out.

Read through them now!

Best Quotes About Darkness

  • "Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people." -Carl Jung

  • "Light is easy to love. Show me your darkness." -R. Queen

  • "Don't worry about the darkness in my soul, it ignites me like an ember coal." -Unknown

  • "In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present." -Francis Bacon

  • "I walk in the darkness so that others may see the light." -Unknown

  • "I am not looking to escape my darkness, I am learning to love myself there." -Rune Lazuli

  • "You will never forget a person who came to you with a torch in the dark." -Unknown

  • "Only in the darkness can you see the stars." -Martin Luther King Jr.

  • "However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light." -Stanley Kubrick

  • "We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on." -Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Inspiring Quotes About Darkness

  • "There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle." -Robert Alden

  • "It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness." -Confucius

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

  • "No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible." -George Chakiris

  • "Everyone is a moon and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody." -Mark Twain

  • "The darkness around us might somewhat light up if we would first practice using the light we have in the place we are." -Henry S. Haskins

  • "Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness." -Yousuf Karsh

  • "I like the darkness. There's something to the feeling of not knowing your surroundings, not seeing the color of things as they appear, but as they truly are. There's something about the unknown, the quiet, the cold. There's something unspoken about the dark, something I can never quite put words to. Something terrifying yet beautiful." -Unknown

  • "Everything has its wonders, even darkness and silence, and I learn, whatever state I may be in, therein be content." -Helen Keller

  • "Life has dark moments and it is out of our darkness that we often find our greatest beauties and strengths." -William Bonac

Motivational Quotes About Darkness

  • "I like walking through the dark. It's mysterious." -Doctor Who

  • "Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness." -Desmond Tutu

  • "No darkness lasts forever. And even there, there are stars." -Ursula K. Le Guin

  • "Try loving dark and you'll never hate loneliness." -Unknown

  • "Admire the beauty of the darkness. You might find the way towards light." -Aheli Ghosh

  • "It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars." -Richard Evans

  • "What hurts you blesses you. Darkness is your candle." -Unknown

  • "Education is the movement from darkness to light." -Allan Bloom

  • "Until we have seen someone's darkness, we don't really know who they are. Until we have forgiven someone's darkness, we don't really know what love is." -Marianne Williamson

  • "Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. HAte leads to suffering." -Yoda

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