If you can't see the sun you will be impressed with a street light. If you've never felt thunder and lightning you'll be impressed with fireworks. And if you turn your back on the greatness and majesty of God you'll fall in love with a world of shadows and short-lived pleasures.— John Piper
Authentic Shadow Of Love quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
I do not love you as if you were salt-rose, or topaz,or the arrow of carnations the fire shoots off.I love you as certain dark things are to be loved,in secret, between the shadow and the soul.
O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish, falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
I love you between shadow and soul. I love you as the plant that hasn't bloomed yet, and carries hidden within itself the light of flowers. I love you without knowing how, or when, or from where. Because of you, the dense fragrance that rises from the earth lives in my body, rioting with hunger for the eternity of our victorious kisses.
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.
Where love rules, there is no will to power;
and where power predominates, there love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
Yet the love we experience through other people is just a shadow of the love of the inner self. There is a sublime place inside us where love dwells. The love that pulses in the cave of the heart does not depend on anything outside. It does not expect anything. It is completely independent.
The Rosary is the book of the blind, where souls see and there enact the greatest drama of love the world has ever known; it is the book of the simple, which initiates them into mysteries and knowledge more satisfying than the education of other men.
Love beauty it is the shadow of God on the universe
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
The love of God is not only the highest form of love, but also in reality the only love of which all other loves are but shadows
Both light and shadow are the dance of Love.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
There is no joy other than the joy of creating.
There is no man who is truly alive other than one who is creating. All others are just shadows on the earth with nothing to do with being alive. The joy of living, whether it is love or action, is the joy of creating.
I don’t love you as if you were the salt-rose, topaz or arrow of carnations that propagate fire: I love you as certain dark things are loved, secretly, between the shadow and the soul.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
To love someone is to isolate him from the world, wipe out every trace of him, dispossess him of his shadow, drag him into a murderous future. It is to circle around the other like a dead star and absorb him into a black light.
A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies.
You came to my life with what you were bringing, made of light and bread and shadow I expected you, and Like this I need you, Like this I love you, and to those who want to hear tomorrow that which I will not tell them, let them read it here, and let them back off today because it is early for these arguments.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
I have a thousand images of you in an hour;
all different and all coming back to the same. I think of you once against a sky line: and on the hill that Sunday morning. The light and the shadow and quietness and the rain and the wood. And you. Your arms and lips and hair and shoulders and voice - you.
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows.
As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love.
Every moment is made glorious by the light of love.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
I stand in Minas Anor, the Tower of the Sun;
and behold! the Shadow has departed! I will be a Shieldmaiden no longer, nor vie with the great Riders, nor take joy only in the songs of slaying. I will be a healer, and love all things that grow and are not barren.
The folly of all follies is to be love sick for a shadow.
I am now considered such a monster, that I hesitate to darken with my shadow, the doors of those I love, lest I should bring upon them misfortune.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
... Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me... Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.
Shame is the shadow of love.
What is the body? That shadow of a shadow of your love, that somehow contains the entire universe.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
Love is stolen in the shadows of the night.
Though it's wrong all along, it keeps going on as long as they keep it out of sight.
Books are mirrors: you only see in them what you already have inside you.
I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
Your dreamers may dream it The shadow of a dream, Your sages may deem it A bubble on the stream; Yet our kingdom draweth nigher With each dawn and every day, Through the earthquake and the fire Love will find out the way.
In truth everything and everyone Is a shadow of the Beloved, And our seeking is His seeking And our words are His words... We search for Him here and there, while looking right at Him. Sitting by His side, we ask: 'O Beloved, where is the Beloved?'
And yet, Eomer, I say to you that she loves you more truly than me, for you she loves and knows; but in me she loves only a shadow and a thought: a hope of glory and great deeds, and lands far from the fields of Rohan. - Aragorn to Eomer, of Eowyn
The soul seeks growth; as Truth, as Life, as Light, is in itself. God is, and so is life, light, truth, hope, love. And those that abide in same, grow. Those that abide in the shadow of the night, or the conditions that become or make for the fruits of these, do not grow.
Love that ends is the shadow of love; true love is without beginning or end.