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Positive Quotes about Shadow

Let these Shadow quotes help you to have a positive attitude toward life, and to think positively.

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

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

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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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

I have been sitting watching that ever since I came back,
the continuous variations of light and shadow.
- Laurie Lee

Even in the valley of the shadow of death,
two and two do not make six.
- Leo Tolstoy

A human being is only breath and shadow.
- Sophocles

Within two hours of where I live, you have mountains and desert as location.
I like the natural elements that abstract into light,
texture, shape and shadow.
- Herb Ritts

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

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

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

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

Alas for the affairs of men!
When they are fortunate you might compare them to a shadow;
and if they are unfortunate,
a wet sponge with one dash wipes the picture away.
- Aeschylus

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

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

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

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

Shadow is a colour as light is, but less brilliant;
light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.
- Paul Cezanne

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which
this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
- William Blake

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

Shadow owes its birth to light.
- John Gay

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

Our sexual lives are maintained by the shadow side and the light side,
so the more we can understand and embrace enlightenment,
the less need there is for chemical enhancement.
- Kyan Douglas

I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life,
that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks,
and beneath the shadow of oaks.
- Donald G. Mitchell

When walking through the "valley of shadows,"
remember,
a shadow is cast by a Light.
- Austin O'Malley

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

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

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

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

Men are the dreams of a shadow.
- Pindar

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

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

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

The world is all a carcass and vanity,
The shadow of a shadow, a play And in one word,
just nothing.
- Michel de Montaigne

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction
serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy.
- William Irwin Thompson

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

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

Beauty is ever to the lonely mind a shadow fleeting;
she is never plain.
She is a visitor who leaves behind the gift of grief,
the souvenir of pain.
- Christopher Morley


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