Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Lust Light Dark quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Life is a hard battle anyway. If we laugh and sing a little as we fight the good fight of freedom, it makes it all go easier. I will not allow my life's light to be determined by the darkness around me.
All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.
I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars.
So shines a good deed... in a weary world.
The ignorant one does not see his ignorance as he basks in its darkness;
nor does the knowledgeable one see his own knowledge, for he basks in its light
Even a room which must be dark needs at least a crack of light to know how dark it is.
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.
Just as a stone, a tree, a straw, grain, a mat, a cloth, a pot, and so on, when burned, are reduced to earth (from which they came), so the body and its sense organs, on being burned in the fire of Knowledge, become Knowledge and are absorbed in Brahman, like darkness in the light of the sun.
To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and don't worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.
People are like stained-glass windows.
They sparkle and shine when the sun is out,but when the darkness sets in,their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.
Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.
Better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
Our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
When you look ahead and darkness is all you see, faith and determination will pull you through.
Don't curse the darkness, light a candle.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love, Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; And where there is sadness, joy. O Divine Master, Grant that I may not so much seek To be consoled as to console, To be understood as to understand, To be loved, as to love.
Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark.
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.
The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
Dare to reach your hand into the darkness to pull another hand into the light.
It is in the darkness that one finds the light.
Put light against light - you have nothing.
Put dark against dark - you have nothing. It's the contrast of light and dark that each give the other one meaning.
Filling the conscious mind with ideal conceptions is a characteristic of Western theosophy, but not the confrontation with the Shadow and the world of darkness. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. The latter procedure, however, is disagreeable and therefore not popular.
You must provide your own light to your darkness
Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.
Your soul is a seeker, lover and artist;
shape-shifting through archetypal energy, between your darkness and fields of light, your body and spirit, your heaven and hell, until you land in the moment of sweet surrender; when you, as a dancer, disappear into the dance.
The history of the human race is a continual struggle from darkness into light.
It is, therefore, to no purpose to discuss the use of knowledge; man wants to know, and when he ceases to do so, is no longer a man.
With darkness there is light.
It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.
There is a light in this world, a healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometimes lose sight of this force when there is suffering, too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through the lives of ordinary people who hear a call and answer in extraordinary ways.
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair.
There is no amount of darkness that can extinguish the inner light.
The important thing is not to spend our lives trying to control the environment around us. The task is to control the environment within us.
I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.
Remember that in a hall of perfect darkness, totally dark, if you light one small candle, its light will be seen from afar; its precious light will be seen by everyone.
Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness
Fear is like fire. You can make it work for you: it can warm you in the winter, cook your food when you're hungry, give you light when you are in the dark, and produce energy. Let it go out of control and it can hurt you, even kill you... Fear is a friend of exceptional people... You must understand fear so you can manipulate it.
Every light has its shadow, and every shadow hath a succeeding morning.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
If you don't encourage healthy sexual expression in public, you get unhealthy sexual expression in private. If you attempt to suppress sex in books, magazines, movies and even everyday conversation, you aren't helping to make sex more private, just more hidden. You're keeping sex in the dark. What we've tried to do is turn on the lights.