quote by John G. Lake

Fear of the devil is nonsense. Fear of demons is foolish. The Spirit of God anointing the Christian heart makes the soul impregnable to the powers of darkness.

— John G. Lake

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Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.

It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.


Heart of darkness quote A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to yo
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.

Ordinary love is selfish, darkly rooted in desires and satisfactions.

Divine love is without condition, without boundary, without change. The flux of the human heart is gone forever at the transfixing touch of pure love.

Heart of darkness 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.
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Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly.

I’d cut my soul into a million different pieces just to form a constellation to light your way home. I’d write love poems to the parts of yourself you can’t stand. I’d stand in the shadows of your heart and tell you I’m not afraid of your dark.

Use your knowledge, and your heart, to stand up for those who can't stand, speak for those who can't speak, be a beacon of light for those whose lives have become dark.


Heart of darkness quote It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flo
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.

There is something in the human spirit that will survive and prevail, there is a tiny and brilliant light burning in the heart of man that will not go out no matter how dark the world becomes.

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.

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.

Heart of darkness quote Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.
Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

The offing was barred by a black bank of clouds, and the tranquil water-way leading to the uttermost ends of the earth flowed somber under an overcast sky--seemed to lead into the heart of an immense darkness.

To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. Lock it up safe in the casket or coffin of your selfishness. But in that casket, safe, dark, motionless, airless, it will change. It will not be broken; it will become unbreakable, impenetrable, irredeemable. To love is to be vulnerable.


Absorption in worldly affairs breeds darkness in the heart, and absorption in the affairs of the next world enkindles light in the heart

Heart of darkness quote You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth ha
You have to go whole heartedly in anything in order to achieve anything worth having.

O Holy Spirit, descend plentifully into my heart.

Enlighten the dark corners of this neglected dwelling and scatter there Thy cheerful beams.

I can give you my loneliness, my darkness, the hunger of my heart, I am trying to bribe you with uncertainty, with danger, with defeat.

Joy requires one to be awake, Adjusting the heart's ambience to bright.

Some prefer the dark, as is their right, On grounds of agony, and to forsake Not only bliss, but all that's blessed by light.

Heart of darkness quote Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your h
Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.

I do not kill with my gun; He who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart.


I do not aim with my hand; he who aims with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I aim with my eye. I do not shoot with my hand; he who shoots with his hand has forgotten the face of his father. I shoot with my mind. I do not kill with my gun; he who kills with his gun has forgotten the face of his father. I kill with my heart.

Toil on, son, and do not lose heart or hope.

Let nothing you dismay. You are not utterly forsaken. I, too, am here--here in the darkness waiting, here attentive, here approving of your labor and your dream.

Heart of darkness quote Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.
Do what you feel in your heart to be right, for you’ll be criticized anyways.

We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness

Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind.

Love myself I do. Not everything, but I love the good as well as the bad. I love my crazy lifestyle, and I love my hard discipline. I love my freedom of speech and the way my eyes get dark when I'm tired. I love that I have learned to trust people with my heart, even if it will get broken. I am proud of everything that I am and will become.


Heart of darkness quote Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pret
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.

Once I knew only darkness and stillness.

.. my life was without past or future... but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.

Don't we all look back in longing, those of us who had happy childhoods? Because the greatest loss we ever know is not the loss of family or place or money, it is the loss of innocence. There is forever a hollow place in our hearts once we realize that darkness rings the campfire.

Sadness flies on the wings of the morning, and out of the heart of darkness comes the light.

Heart of darkness quote If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to othe
If you have been brutally broken but still have the courage to be gentle to other living beings, than you're a badass with a heart of an angel.

Our heart wanders lost in the dark woods.

Our dream wrestles in the castle of doubt. But there’s music in us. Hope is pushed down but the angel flies up again taking us with her.

She belongs to the winter that is past, to the darkness that is over, and has no part or lot in the life I shall lead for the next six months. Oh, I could dance and sing for joy that the spring is here! What a ressurection of beauty there is in my garden, and of brightest hope in my heart.


It is one of the secrets of Nature in its mood of mockery that fine weather lays heavier weight on the mind and hearts of the depressed and the inwardly tormented than does a really bad day with dark rain sniveling continuously and sympathetically from a dirty sky.

Heart of darkness 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.

When you walk through the storm, hold your head high And don't be afraid of the dark! At the end of the storm is a golden sky And the sweet song of the lark. Walk on through the wind Walk on through the rain Though your dreams be tossed & blown Walk on, walk on, with hope in your heart And you'll never walk alone!

I am a fragment of a mirror whose whole design and shape I do not know.

Nevertheless, with what I have - I can reflect light into the dark places of this world - into the black places in the hearts of men - and change somethings in some people. Perhaps others may see and do likewise. This is what I am about. This is the meaning of my life.

There is in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which lies dormant in the broad daylight of prosperity, but which kindles up and beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.

Heart of darkness quote Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose,
Believe in your heart that you're meant to live a life full of passion, purpose, magic and miracles.

In a profound sense every man has two halves to his being;

he is not one person so much as two persons trying to act in unison. I believe that in the heart of each human being there is something which I can only describe as a child of darkness who is equal and complementary to the more obvious child of light.


Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.

We are unraveling our navels so that we may ingest the sun.

We are not afraid of the darkness. We trust that the moon shall guide us. We are determining the future at this very moment. We know that the heart is the philosopher's stone. Our music is our alchemy.

You don't have to say anything. You don't have to teach anything. You just have to be who you are: a bright flame shining in the darkness of despair, a shining example of a person able to cross bridges by opening your heart and mind.

The rising sun can dispel the darkness of night, but it cannot banish the blackness of malice, hatred, bigotry, and selfishness from the hearts of humanity.