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shadows Quotes

14 of the best book quotes about shadows
  1. #1
    “Some there are among us who sing that the Shadow will draw back, and peace shall come again. Yet I do not believe that the world about us will ever again be as it was of old, or the light of the Sun as it was aforetime.”
  2. #2
    “In front of him he distinguished a shadowy figure, motionless. ‘Wilbur Mercer! Is that you?’ My god, he realized; it’s my shadow.”
  3. #3
    “My shadow calleth me? What matter about my shadow! Let it run after me! I—run away from it.”
  4. #4
    “I am not so infatuate as to grasp The shadow when I hold the substance fast.”
  5. #5
    “Will he not fancy that the shadows which he formerly saw are truer than the objects which are now shown to him?”
  6. #6
    “Swift as a deer. Quiet as a shadow. Fear cuts deeper than swords. Quick as a snake. Calm as still water.”
  7. #7
    “Thy soul is by vile fear assail’d, which oft So overcasts a man, that he recoils From noblest resolution, like a beast At some false semblance in the twilight gloom.”
  1. #8
    “I felt myself melting into the shadows like the negative of a person I’d never seen before in my life.”
  2. #9
    “The most dangerous enemy is not the one who lingers behind you in the shadows, but the one who walks beside you as a friend.”
  3. #10
    “This was a place of deep silence and brooding shadows, and the gods who lived here had no names.”
  4. #11
    “The most dangerous kind of person ... is one who is afraid of his own shadow.”
  5. #12
    “There is no sun without the shadow, and it is essential to know the night. The absurd man says yes and his efforts will henceforth be unceasing.”
  6. #13
    “God is love, I said, but art’s the possibility of forms, and shadows are the source of identity.”
  7. #14
    “If a man speak or act with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.”

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