23 Dark Quotes That’ll Make You Think Deep


We are all afraid of the dark and finding ourselves in the shadows. We are scared of what may happen and the things that wait for us in the dark.

But you know what?

Being in the dark isn’t a completely bad thing. In fact, it’s actually the opposite.

Being in the dark gives you the opportunity to find your light and become even stronger. It’s where you’ll be able to find your strengths and traits that can make you shine brighter than the rest.

If you are still in the process of finding your own light, don’t give up right away. Here are the best dark quotes to inspire you.

The more we deny that we have a dark side, the more power it has over us. – Sheryl Lee

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift. – Mary Oliver

To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your path, and don’t worry about the darkness, for that is when the stars shine brightest.

It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright. – Stephen King

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Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. – Walt Whitman

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. – Francis Bacon

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Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness. – Yousuf Karsh

All great and beautiful work has come of first gazing without shrinking into the darkness. -John Ruskin

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Always do what you are afraid to do. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. – Helen Keller

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No matter how dark the moment, love and hope are always possible. – George Chakiris

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Flowers grow out of dark moments. – Corita Kent

There’s a dark side to everything. – Prince

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Character is what a man is in the dark. – Dwight Moody

There is a dark side of me – it’s the side people don’t really get to see. I think everyone has that. – Bishop Briggs

Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people. – Carl Jung

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Darkness approaches from outside. I feel no light inside me strong enough to resist it. -Christopher Pike

Fear grows in darkness; if you think there’s a bogeyman around, turn on the light. -Dorothy Thompson

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From the world of darkness I did loose demons and devils in the power of scorpions to torment. – Charles Manson

There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on. – Rod Serling

When darkness falls, beauty is lit from within. – Johnathan Jena

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