quote by Louis Kahn

Even a room which must be dark needs at least a crack of light to know how dark it is.

— Louis Kahn

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If I told you that a flower bloomed in a dark room, would you trust it?


Dark room quote To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is fait
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.

The hardest thing of all is to find a black cat in a dark room, especially if there is no cat.

Dark room quote When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
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Gazing into the mirror, I saw myself as I was-a black silhouette in the room, a woman whose darkness had completely leaked through.

A mathematician is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black cat which isn't there.

I could hear my heart beating. I could hear everyone's heart. I could hear the human noise we sat there making, not one of us moving, not even when the room went dark.


Dark room quote I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.

I think anything you listen to is going to be different.

You're going to listen to a song differently if you're just sitting around somewhere listening on your phone as opposed to sitting in a dark room listening to a vinyl album. It's going to be a totally different experience.

Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.

It is a mistake for anyone to think he has lived too long in his old, unsatisfactory ways to make the great change. If you switch on the light in a dark room, it makes no difference how long it was dark because the light will still shine. Be teachable. That is the whole secret.

Dark room quote When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
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The trouble with photographing beautiful women is that you never get into the dark room until after they've gone.

My whole life is a dark room. One big dark room.


Poetic justice, poetic justice.. if I told you that a flower bloom in a dark room would you trust it. I mean I write poems in these songs.

Dark room quote Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive
Every time you subtract negative from your life, you make room for more positive.
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Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.

We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won't do harm - yes, choose a place where you won't do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.

Writing a first draft is like groping one's way into a dark room, or overhearing a faint conversation, or telling a joke whose punchline you've forgotten. As someone said, one writes mainly to rewrite, for rewriting and revising are how one's mind comes to inhabit the material fully.

Dark room quote The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spen
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.

If you are in a dark room, don’t beat at the darkness with a stick, but rather try to turn on the light


Folks think a lifetime is a thing stretched out over years.

It ain't. It can happen quick as a match in a dark room.

I will dine nowhere without your consent although with my present feelings I might be trusted with fifty virgins naked in a dark room.

Dark room quote When you can't look on the bright side i will sit with you in the dark.
When you can't look on the bright side i will sit with you in the dark.

Suddenly the full long wail of a ship's horn surged through the open window and flooded the dim room—a cry of boundless, dark, demanding grief; pitch-black and glabrous as a whale's back and burdened with all the passions of the tides, the memory of voyages beyond counting, the joys, the humiliations: the sea was screaming.

I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.

When you’re sitting in a dark room, you can either sit and curse the darkness—or you can light a candle.


Dark room quote Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.
Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.

Love is photogenic. It needs darkness room to develop

It doesn't matter how long we may have been stuck in a sense of our limitations.

If we go into a darkened room and turn on the light, it doesn't matter if the room has been dark for a day, a week, or ten thousand years - we turn on the light and it is illuminated. Once we control our capacity for love and happiness, the light has been turned on.

My dark side, my shadow, my lower companion is now in the back room blowing up balloons for kids' parties.

Dark room quote The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.
The loudest one in the room is the weakest one in the room.

I wish that we lived in a time and a generation where people would stop viewing my honesty as overly emotional. People always act like I spend my life crying in a dark room. I don't, I'm good. I'm a man.

But dreams come through stone walls, light up dark rooms, or darken light ones, and their persons make their exits and their entrances as they please, and laugh at locksmiths.


It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it.

The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt. I'm going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room.

Dark room quote The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covere
The tiny seed knew that in order to grow it needed to be dropped in dirt, covered in darkness, and struggle to reach the light.
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I only like the live audience. I don't even like to do standup where it's being filmed. Because it affects the way the audience responds to what you say, because it makes them uncomfortable. You have to perform in a light room, and I prefer a dark room. But I love to perform, and I don't really see myself doing any television at all.

Sometimes when I am alone in my room in the dark, I practice smiling to myself.

I do this to be kind to myself, to take good care of myself, to love myself. I know that if I cannot take care of myself, I cannot take care of anyone else.

We aren't bodies at all; who we are is the love inside us, and it is that love alone that determines our value. When our minds are filled with light, there is no room for darkness.

Dark room quote Dont fill you head with worries, there wont be room for anything else
Dont fill you head with worries, there wont be room for anything else
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The armour of falsehood is subtly wrought out of darkness, and hides a man not only from others, but from his own soul.


Sunlight 's a thing that needs a window Before it enter a dark room.

Windows don't happen." So two old poets, Hunched at their beer in the low haze Of an inn parlour, while the talk ran Noisily by them, glib with prose.

Real loneliness consists not in being alone, but in being with the wrong person, in the suffocating darkness of a room in which no deep communication is possible.

No man is quite so much a hero in the dark as in broad daylight, in solitude as in society, in the gloom of the churchyard as in the blaze of the drawing-room. The season and the place may be such as to oppress the stoutest heart with a mysterious awe, which, if not fear, is near akin to it.

I was a man who thrived on solitude; without it I was like another man without food or water. Each day without solitude weakened me. I took no pride in my solitude; but I was dependent on it. The darkness of the room was like sunlight to me.