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Shadow Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Shadow

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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 PHOTO

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

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

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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

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


 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I'd come from the bottom of the barrel.
Just Owen Hart getting out of the shadow of Bret Hart's little brother.
Everyone figured, this is a joke, Owen's going to get squashed.
- Owen Hart

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

A little man often cast a long shadow.
- G. M. Trevelyan

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

Power may be at the end of a gun, but sometimes it's
also at the end of the shadow or the image of a gun.
- Jean Genet

Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it,
casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles

It's very easy to say that something is a shadow of itself,
and it may be true in some senses.
- Sydney Schanberg

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

Seek happiness for its own sake, and you will not find it;
seek for duty,
and happiness will follow as the shadow comes with the sunshine.
- Tryon Edwards

Shadow owes its birth to light.
- John Gay

The ordinary man casts a shadow in a way we do not quite understand.
The man of genius casts light.
- George Steiner

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

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

One can live in the shadow of an idea without grasping it.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Follow thy fair sun, unhappy shadow.
- Thomas Campion

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

Getting out from under the shadow of Henry Fonda was difficult.
- Peter Fonda

Who never doubted, never half believed.
Where doubt is, there truth is - it is her shadow.
- Ambrose Bierce

In talking, shyness and timidity distort the very meaning of my words.
I don't pretend to know anybody well.
People are like shadows to me and I am like a shadow.
- Gwen John

The black shadow cares for itself, not for you.
- Julius Streicher

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

You're like the girl who left her shadow in the drawer,
but when she went to get it, it wasn't there.
- Wayne Shorter

The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
- Oswald Chambers

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

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

Negotiations are a euphemism for capitulation if the
shadow of power is not cast across the bargaining table.
- George Schultz

A human being is only breath and shadow.
- Sophocles

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

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

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

The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because
it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time,
and I think it comes from that shadow string,
the double strings.
- Rita Dove

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

Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under
the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?
- Maurice Maeterlinck

The act of writing requires a constant plunging back
into the shadow of the past where time hovers ghostlike.
- Ralph Ellison

A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against
the shadow of Islamic extremism.
- Jim DeMint

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

When men yield up the privilege of thinking,
the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
- Thomas Paine

Books are only the shadow and life the real thing.
I believe this as strongly as any belief I hold.
- Esther Forbes

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

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


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