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Darkness Quotes

17 of the best book quotes about darkness
  1. #1
    “This horror will grow milde, this darkness light.”
  2. #2
    “It seems to leave the darkness rather blacker than before.”
  3. #3
    “Say! In the dark? Here in the dark! Would you, could you, in the dark?”
    “I would not, could not, in the dark.”
  4. #4
    “Honestly, for an evil god of darkness, he certainly can be dull.”
  5. #5
    “We penetrated deeper and deeper into the heart of darkness.”
  6. #6
    “We live in the flicker -- may it last as long as the old earth keeps rolling! But darkness was here yesterday.”
  7. #7
    “What in me is dark illumine.”
  8. #8
    “Steams like black clouds, and the groves of trees growing out over their lake are all covered with frozen spray, and wind down snakelike roots that reach as far as the water and help keep it dark. At night that lake burns like a torch. No one knows its bottom, no wisdom reaches such depths.”
  1. #9
    Wait a few minutes, our lantern will be lit, and, if you like light places, you will be satisfied.
  2. #10
    In the cold and the darkness, a poor little girl, with bare head and naked feet, roamed through the streets.
  3. #11
    “Who’s to say that my light is better than your darkness? Who’s to say death is better than your darkness? Who am I to say?”
  4. #12
    “Like a running blaze on a plain, like a flash of lightning in the clouds. We live in the flicker.”
  5. #13
    “I would not, could not, in the rain. Not in the dark. Not on a train. Not in a car. Not in a tree. I do not like them, Sam, you see.”
  6. #14
    “Did I request thee, Maker, from my Clay
    To mould me Man, did I sollicite thee
    From darkness to promote me.”
  7. #15
    “Let him not vow to walk in the dark, who has not seen the nightfall.”
  8. #16
    “The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
  9. #17
    “I could not, would not, on a boat. I will not, will not, with a goat. I will not eat them in the rain. I will not eat them on a train. Not in the dark! Not in a tree! Not in a car! You let me be! I do not like them in a box. I do not like them with a fox. I will not eat them in a house. I do not like them with a mouse. I do not like them here or there. I do not like them ANYWHERE!”
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