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Shadow Quotes

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Capture a shadow,
dance with the wind,
stand in a rainbow,
begin at the end.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

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Worry often gives a small thing a big shadow.
- Swedish Proverb

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

We are formed and molded by our thoughts.
Those whose minds are shaped by selfless thoughts
give joy when they speak or act.
Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.
- The Buddha

 

Not everything that casts a long shadow is to be feared.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

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Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller

What is life?
It is the flash of a firefly in the night.
It is the breath of a buffalo in the wintertime.
It is the little shadow which runs across
the grass and loses itself in the sunset.
- Crowfoot (Blackfoot warrior and orator 1830 - 1890)

Beware, lest you lose the substance by grasping at the shadow.
- Aesop

The higher the sun rises, the less shadow it casts;
even so, the greater is the goodness, the less it covets praise;
yet cannot avoid its rewards in honors.
- Lao Tzu

The girl of my dreams is my mother's shadow,
cast upon the distant movie screen of my future.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
If a man speaks or acts with an evil thought, pain follows him.
If a man speaks or acts with a pure thought,
happiness follows him, like a shadow that never leaves him.
- The Buddha

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

There is no easy walk to freedom anywhere,
and many of us will have to pass
through the valley of the shadow of death
again and again before we reach
the mountaintop of our desires.
- Nelson Mandela

The best political, social, and spiritual work we can do
is to withdraw the projection of our shadow onto others.
- Carl Jung

The present is the ever moving shadow
that divides yesterday from tomorrow.
In that lies hope.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

I am not bound for any public place,
but for ground of my own where I have planted vines and orchard trees,
and in the heat of the day climbed up into the healing shadow of the woods.
- Wendell Berry

The true work of art is but a shadow of the divine perfection.
- Michelangelo

Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light,
they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed.
- Howard Nemerov

Feigned courtesy is a mere shadow of true kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prestige is the shadow of money and power.
- C. Wright Mills

Every man casts a shadow;
not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit.
This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will,
it falls opposite to the sun;
short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
- Henry David Thoreau

I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod;
my shadow does that much better.
- Plutarch

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

Character is like a tree and reputation like its shadow.
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board.
It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of
an oak which he has planted.
- Voltaire

If we hope for what we are not likely to possess,
we act and think in vain,
and make life a greater dream and shadow than it really is.
- Joseph Addison

There stands the shadow of a glorious name.
- Lucan

There is a shadow on every page.
- Eugene Ormandy

A people always ends by resembling its shadow.
- Rudyard Kipling

The light of lights looks always on the motive,
not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
- William Butler Yeats

Life itself is but the shadow of death,
and souls departed but the shadows of the living.
- Thomas Browne

The United States and our allies are determined:
we refuse to live in the shadow of this ultimate danger.
- George W. Bush

Glory follows virtue as if it were its shadow.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

For me it's even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow.
It's a chance to really act emotionally,
because the situation is an extreme one.
- Ian McDiarmid

Some men by ancestry are only the shadow of a mighty name.
- Lucan

Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Race prejudice is not only a shadow over the colored
it is a shadow over all of us,
and the shadow is darkest over those who feel it least
and allow its evil effects to go on.
- Pearl S. Buck

The goal is always to make a nice tableau painting with the voice.
The more color I can find, the more shadow I can find -
the goal is always to make more nuance and colors.
- Cecilia Bartoli

The whole shadow of Man is only as big as his hat.
- Elizabeth Bishop

How do you grow up in the shadow of a guy -
I want to talk about the movie in a second -
but how do you grow up in the shadow of a guy who really
is a legend in his own time?
- Tavis Smiley

We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand.
- E. M. Forster

Because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls,
our influence is determined by the quality of our being.
- Dale Turner

Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you,
and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun,
that is the only safe and rational plan.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

Things need not have happened to be true.
Tales and adventures are the shadow truths that will
endure when mere facts are dust and ashes and forgotten.
- Neil Gaiman

Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity.
- Jerome K. Jerome

Fear is the lengthened shadow of ignorance.
- Arnold H. Glasow

Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow.
- Adelbert von Chamisso

False friends are like our shadow, keeping close to
us while we walk in the sunshine,
but leaving us the instant we cross into the shade.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

And in the afternoon they entered a land -
but such a land!
A land hung in mourning, darkened by gigantic cypresses,
submerged; a land of reptiles, silence,
shadow, decay.
- George Washington Cable

What are Raphael's Madonnas but the shadow of a mother's love,
fixed in permanent outline forever?
- Thomas Wentworth

I see the state of all of us who live,
nothing more than phantoms or a weightless shadow.
- Sophocles

If you could say of any one individual that the court
as an institution is the length and shadow of that individual,
surely it would be John Marshall.
- William Rehnquist

I am not the flag: not at all.
I am but its shadow.
- Franklin Knight Lane

Friendship is the shadow of the evening,
which increases with the setting sun of life.
- Jean de La Fontaine

I decided long ago never to walk in anyone's shadow;
if I fail,
or if I succeed at least I did as I believe.
- Whitney Houston

A human being is only breath and shadow.
- Sophocles

These greens are so fast I have to hold my putter over
the ball and hit it with the shadow.
- Sam Snead

Bad leadership during the past years has cast on our
Party the shadow of great and grave burdens.
- Janos Kadar

We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that
a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty
was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
- Matt Blunt

Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity,
and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment,
perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
- DeWitt Clinton

I've seen George Foreman shadow boxing and the shadow won.
- George Foreman

I see that all of us who live are nothing but images or insubstantial shadow.
- Sophocles

The reputation of a man is like his shadow,
gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

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.
- Carl Jung

Loss and possession, death and life are one,
There falls no shadow where there shines no sun.
- Hilaire Belloc


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