We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.— J. K. Rowling
Exciting Darkness Inside quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light.
I don't deliberately look for something dark or bleak or disconnected, in fact that's not something I'm even conscious of in the work as I'm making it. I'm always trying to create beauty, reveal hope, show the sense of longing that exists in isolation and loneliness, and capture the search for something greater inside all of my subjects.
When it rains, look for rainbows. When it's dark, look for stars.
Remember that you have a choice in what you see.
If you choose to see a person's darkness, you strengthen your darkness within. If you choose to see their light, you shine from the inside out.
And when at last you find someone to whom you feel you can pour out your soul, you stop in shock at the words you utter— they are so rusty, so ugly, so meaningless and feeble from being kept in the small cramped dark inside you so long.
I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.
Slit me at my belly and it might slide out, meaty and dark, drop on the floor so you could stomp on it.
Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.
Dark energy is incredibly strange, but actually it makes sense to me that it went unnoticed, because dark energy has no effect on daily life, or even inside our solar system.
I sit in the dark. And it would be hard to figure out which is worse; the dark inside, or the darkness out.
We can't fight darkness with darkness.
We have to find compassion, and embrace the darkness inside of us in order to understand it and, ultimately, to transcend it.
When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.
I believe that true beauty comes from inside you and that always shows through.
I have no problem with whatever the next look is, whether it's big blonde hair and blue eyes or green hair and dark eyes. That's fine so long as there isn't just one ideal image.
The waitress brought me another drink.
She wanted to light my hurricane lamp again. I wouldn't let her. "Can you see anything in the dark, with your sunglasses on?" she asked me. "The big show is inside my head," I said.
What if I’ve forgotten the most important thing? What if somewhere inside me there is a dark limbo where all the truly important memories are heaped and slowly turning into mud?...the thought fills me with an almost unbearable sorrow.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
I like a very dark house, just black.
I sit there and just think. Once I'm still and quiet inside, I'll begin. It's very personal; it has to be. One song may be Bach, the next blues, a song from TV, or a nursery rhyme or jazz piece.
All the characters I play are all inside of me in a way, and they're all different, the darkness, the lightness, whatever that is.
Perhaps [transgression] is like a flash of lightning in the night which, from the beginning of time, gives a dense and black intensity to the night it denies, which lights up the night from the inside, from top to bottom, yet owes to the dark the stark clarity of its manifestation, its harrowing and poised singularity.
There is a battle of two wolves inside us all. One is evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, lies, inferiority and ego. The other is good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy and truth. The wolf that wins? The one you feed.
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.
Inside that darkness, i saw rain falling on the sea.
Rain softly falling on a vast sea, with no one there to see it. The rain strikes the surface of the sea, yet even the fish don't know it is raining.
I think we all have light and dark inside us.
I remained too much inside my head and ended up losing my mind.
Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.
Something pure to burn away the darkness that hides inside my mind
You tell the big lie by carefully selecting only the small, isolated truths, linking them in such a way that that advance the bigger lie by painting a picture inside the viewer's head. The Ascended High Master of this Dark Art is Noam Chomsky.
There is nothing outside of yourself that can ever enable you to get better, stronger, richer, quicker, or smarter. Everything is whithin. Everything exists. Seek nothing outside of yourself.
people themselves are full of tunnels: winding, dark spaces and caverns;
impossible to know all the places inside of them. Impossible even to imagine.
As I walk through This wicked world Searchin' for light in the darkness of insanity, I ask myself Is all hope lost? Is there only pain and hatred, and misery? And each time I feel like this inside, There's one thing I wanna know: What's so funny 'bout Peace, Love, & Understanding?
Just behind the darkness of closed eyes shines the light of God.
When you behold that light in meditation, hold onto it with devotional zeal. Feel yourself inside it: That is where God dwells.
If an egg is broken by outside, life ends. If broken by inside force, life begins. Great things always begin from inside.
I've discovered that sometimes God wants us to live inside of the questions.
Sometimes he wants us to linger in the waiting, hoping, praying. In fact, sometimes it's right in the middle of our darkness in the middle of our crisis, in the middle of our Plan B struggles that God speaks most clearly.
History viewed from the inside is always a dark, digestive mess, far different from the easily recognizable cow viewed from afar by historians.
People desire to separate their worlds into polarities of dark and light, ugly and beautiful, good and evil, right and wrong, inside and outside. Polarities serve us in our learning and growth, but as souls we are all.
You have to decide what your highest priorities are and have the courage - pleasantly, smilingly, nonapologetically - to say NO to other things. And the way to do that is by having a bigger YES burning inside.
All this new stuff goes on top turn it over, turn it over wait and water down from the dark bottom turn it inside out let it spread through Sift down even. Watch it sprout. A mind like compost.
Laura felt a warmth inside her. It was very small, but it was strong. It was steady, like a tiny light in the dark, and it burned very low but no winds could make it flicker because it would not give up.
The edge is a great place to be. Inside the box is too dark. Outside the box, there's no leverage. But on the edge of the box, you can get things done!
The people that are there for you on your darkest nights are the ones worth spending your brightest days with.
Even in darkness it is possible to create light and encourage compassion.
That it is possible to feel free inside a prison. That even in exile, friendship exists and can become an anchor. That one instant before dying, man is still immortal.
Somewhere out in the darkness, a phoenix was singing in a way Harry had never heard before: a stricken lament of terrible beauty. And Harry felt, as he had felt about phoenix song before, that the music was inside him, not without: It was his own grief turned magically to song.
Do not always run away from the darkness! Remember the beautiful lakes which are hidden inside the dark caves! In the least expected places, there exist the most beautiful treasures!
It's almost as if we each have a vampire inside us.
Controlling that beast, that dark side, is what fascinates me.
When you were straight, evil thoughts and memories came pouring up out of the darkness inside you; buzzing black flies clinging to the insides of your skull.