110 Light And Dark Quotes To Illuminate The Darkness

These positive quotes about light and darkness will inspire you to hold on and have hope that things will be okay. Read some of the best light and dark quotes, sayings, captions for Instagram, status messages (with images and pictures) to inspire you to be positive in any negative situation.

Light and dark are symbolically used for positive and negative, good and bad, and hope and struggles.

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The famous wise words convey a message that no matter how dark or negative a situation is, there is always a ray of light and hope to illuminate every darkness around.

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If you like these beautiful darkness quotes, take a look at light at the end of the tunnel quotes and shadow quotes to give you hope when you feel really lost.

Don’t lose hope because faith can move mountains, the dark days will end soon and it you will see the golden hour again soon.

Top 10 Light And Dark Quotes

  1. “Light is the shadow of God.” ― Plato
  2. “There’s light even in the darkest places…”
  3. “Be the light in dark but not dark in light…”

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    light in darkness quotes
  4. “Light that wants to shine needs darkness…” – Carl Jung
  5. “Its darkness that teaches the beauty of light.”
  6. “The lights in the dark leads to the best path..”
  7. “We must bring our own light to the darkness.” ― Charles Bukowski
  8. “In light there is dark, and in dark there is light.” ― Kami Garcia
  9. “The beauty of light owes its existence to the dark.” ― Brené Brown
  10. “In the darkness, bring the light.” – Debasish Mridha

Famous Quotes About Darkness And Light

  1. “The darkness declares the glory of light.” – T. S. Eliot
  2. “What is done in the dark will be brought to the light.”
  3. “I’m drawn between the light and dark.” – David Bowie
  4. “I walk in the darkness so that others may see the light.”

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    light vs dark quotes
  5. “You want it darker We kill the flame!” – Leonard Cohen
  6. “I think we all have light and dark inside us.” – Sean Penn
  7. “We have to be light, even if there is only darkness around.” – Unknown
  8. “In the midst of darkness, light persists.” – Mahatma Gandhi
  9. “What makes night within us may leave stars.” – Victor Hugo
  10. “At the darkest moment comes the light.” – Joseph Campbell   
    Light And Dark Quotes
    Light And Dark Quotes


Best Quotes About Light And Dark

  1. “The shadows are as important as the light.” – Charlotte Bronte
  2. “You can’t discover light, by analyzing the dark.” – Wayne Dyer
  3. “Every moment of light and dark is a miracle.” – Walt Whitman
  4. “All stars are born in the dark and all darkness dies in the light.”
  5. “Everybody has darkness in them; it’s just how much you let out.”
  6. “Only in darkness can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King Jr.     

    finding light in the darkness quotes
    finding light in the darkness quotes
  7. “Let light shine out of darkness.” – 2 Corinthians 4:6 (Bible Verse)
  8. “You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in.” – Arlo Guthrie
  9. “I’m afraid of the dark, so I have a lot of night-lights.” – Lara Flynn
  10. “Education is the movement from darkness to light.” – Allan Bloom

Light In The Darkness Quotes

  1. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo
  2. “Too much light can make you blind. You need darkness for balance.”– Unknown
  3. “All darkness vanished, when I saw the lamp within my heart.” – Kabir
  4. “I sometimes have a tendency to walk on the dark side.” – J. K. Rowling
  5. “I don’t wanna be alone In the darkness anymore.” – Eminem, ‘Darkness’
  6. “Will you love me? Even with my dark side?” – Kelly Clarkson, ‘Dark Side’
  7. “Faith is when you see light with your heart even in darkness everywhere.”
  8. “Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.” – Desiderius Erasmus
  9. “Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.” – John Ruskin
  10. “You can appreciate the light but before that you have to know the darkness.”

    light overcomes darkness quotes
    light overcomes darkness quotes

Be The Light Quotes

  1. “However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” – Stanley Kubrick
  2. “The planet is always half light and half dark, and so are we.” – Jennifer Lynch
  3. “It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars.” – Richard Evans
  4. “The ones who love your dark are the only light you’ll ever need.” – Jenim Dibie
  5. “It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. William L.” – Watkinson
  6. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle                 

    Quotes About Darkness And Light
    Quotes About Darkness And Light
  7. “Once you conquer your selfish self, all your darkness will change to light.” – Rumi

    Light And Dark Quotes Images
    Light And Dark Quotes Images
  8. “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” – Anne Frank
  9. “It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.” – Stephen King
  10. “I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.” – Helen Keller
  11. “Those who fear the darkness have no idea what the light can do.” – Katasai Rakshasa
  12. “Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.” – Rabindranath Tagore
  13. “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu
  14. “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” – Francis Bacon

    Deep Light And Dark Quotes
    Deep Light And Dark Quotes
  15. “Peace and negativity cannot coexist just as light and darkness cannot coexist.” – N. Goenka
  16. “Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness.” – Barbara Johnson

    Inspirational Light And Dark Quotes
    Inspirational Light And Dark Quotes
  17. “The place where light and dark begin to touch is where miracles arise.” – Robert A. Johnson
  18. “She was devoted to the moon; in its darkness she found comfort, in its light she found hope.”
  19. “Your soul is the light that sees my dark, and loves me all the same.” – Angie Weiland- Crosby
  20. “It’s rather easy to shine in the light but to glow in the dark… that’s mastery!” – Rick Beneleau
  21. “Don’t fight darkness—bring the light, and darkness will disappear.” – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
  22. “After all, it seemed far nobler to give up one’s life to the light than to the dark.” – Bella Forrest
  23. “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” – Francis of Assisi.
  24. “What hurts you blesses you. Darkness is your candle. Your boundaries are your quest.” – Rumi
  25. “Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.” – Madeline L’Engle
  26. “I have come to lead you to the other shore; into eternal darkness; into fire and into ice.” – Dante
  27. “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.” – John 1:5 (Bible Verse)
  28. “Only in darkness can we glimpse the fullest light our soul carries for us.” – Angie Weiland-Crosby
  29. “Deep into that darkness peering long, stood there wondering fearing doubting.” – Edgar Allan Poe
  30. “Everybody has a light and a dark side, and neither can exist without the other.” – Marilyn Manson
  31. “Stars, hide your fires; let not light see my dark and deep desires.” – William Shakespeare, Macbeth
  32. “… our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.” – Vladimir Nabokov
  33. “Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.” – Norman B. Rice
  34. “Fear grows in darkness; if you think there’s a bogeyman around, turn on the light.” – Dorothy Thompson
  35. “It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.” – John Steinbeck
  36. “Darkness approaches from outside. I feel no light inside me strong enough to resist it.” – Christopher Pike
  37. “Life isn’t just about darkness or light, rather it’s about finding light within the darkness.” – Landon Parham
  38. “On the wide and silent plain, darkening the bright daylight, she turns midday into darkness.” – Enheduanna
  39. “I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.” – Hafiz
  40. “A visionary is one who can find his way by moonlight and see the dawn before the rest of the world.” – Oscar Wilde
  41. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” – Bram Stoker
  42. “Why not dare yourself to become a shining positive light where darkness is the only thing known?” – Edmond Mbiaka
  43. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino
  44. “Just remember, that a dark shadow needs light to exist but light doesn’t need darkness to be luminous.” – Gwen Hayes
  45. “There is light enough for those who wish to see, and darkness enough for those who are otherwise inclined.” – Blaise Pascal
  46. “The dark does not destroy the light; it defines it. It’s our fear of the dark that casts our joy into the shadows.” – Brené Brown
  47. “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato
  48. “Listen, the obvious thing to remember is without dark, there is no light, and without light, there is no dark.” – Jessica Capshaw
  49. “As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” – Carl Jung
  50. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” – J. K. Rowling
  51. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
  52. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside of us. What matters is the part we choose to act on, that’s who we really are.” – Sirius Black     

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    battle between light and dark quotes
  53. “The darkness around us might somewhat light up if we would first practice using the light we have in the place we are.” – Henry S. Haskins
  54. “To prejudge other men’s notions before we have looked into them is not to show their darkness but to put out our own eyes.” – John Locke
  55. “Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light: I have loved the stars too fondly, to be fearful of the night.” – Sarah Williams
  56. “Discover your light in the darkness, your power is hidden in your pain, there is love within the fear, and strength to be found though the struggle.”
  57. “When you’re sad, you’re not sad. You are merely oblivious to the good things in your life. There is always a crack of light in the darkness. Find it.” – Dianna Agron
  58. “The dark and the light, they exist side by side. Sometimes overlapping, one explaining the other. The darkened path is as illuminated as the lightened…” – Raven Davies
  59. “Put light against light – you have nothing. Put dark against dark – you have nothing. It’s the contrast of light and dark that each give the other one meaning.” – Bob Ross
  60. “Love is heavy and light, bright and dark, hot and cold, sick and healthy, asleep and awake – its everything except what it is!” – William Shakespeare, Romeo And Juliet
  61. “Perhaps the light that made her beautiful was not from her eyes, nor from her smile, but from the way that no matter the darkness that swirled around her, within her, she still found the courage to shine.”
  62. “Positive people hope for the daylight and negative people worry about the darkness which inevitably follows each other. Only the whole people relish the warmth of the Sun on bright days as well as the twinkles of stars on dark nights.”
  63. “Beauty is as relative as light and dark. Thus, there exists no beautiful woman, none at all, because you are never certain that a still far more beautiful woman will not appear and completely shame the supposed beauty of the first.” – Paul Klee

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These light vs dark quotes are encouraging to motivate your to keep trying to do something and not to give up even though it might be difficult. These quotes will inspire courage, faith, and strength to keep you moving through tough times in life.

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