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Dance Of Shadows Quotes


"Fantastic shadows of birds" - Oscar Wilde

"I want to build spires in their minds and dance shadows through like marionettes, chased by whispers and hints of the unspeakable." - Laini Taylor

"Our prayers are the shadows of mercy." - Charles Spurgeon

"All heroes are shadows of Christ" - John Piper

"Love is the pursuit of shadows ..." - Margaret Atwood

"A hunter of shadows, himself a shade." - Homer

"Obscure shadows on the mind are much scarier than the dark shadows of the night." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The light of the future casts the shadows of tomorrow." - Sun Ra

"Old wisdom out of the cluster of gathering shadows." - George Mackay Brown

"We think not in words but in shadows of words." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Some illusions...are the shadows of great truths." - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"Each substance of a grief has twenty shadows." - William Shakespeare

"The lengthening shadows wait The first pale stars of twilight." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"in this room the hours of love still make shadows." - Charles Bukowski

"The cloud shadows of midnight possess their own repose..." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Democritus said, words are but the shadows of actions." - Plutarch

"There is some delight in ale and wine And some in girls with ankles fine But my delight, yes always mine Is to dance with Jak O' the Shadows We will toss the dice however they fall And snuggle the girls be they short or tall Then follow Lord Mat whenever he calls To dance with Jak O' the Shadows." - Robert Jordan

"There is some delight in ale and wine And some in girls with ankles fine But my delight, yes always mine Is to dance with Jak O" the Shadows We will toss the dice however they fall And snuggle the girls be they short or tall Then follow Lord Mat whenever he calls To dance with Jak O" the Shadows." - Robert Jordan

"Joy and grief are never far apart. In the same street the shutters of one house are closed while the curtains of the next are brushed by the shadows of the dance. A wedding party returns from the church; and a funeral winds to its door. The smiles and sadness of life are the tragicomedy of Shakespeare. Gladness and sighs brighten the dim mirror he beholds." - Robert Eldridge Willmott

"Dance on the edge of mystery." - Alan Cohen

"Dance is the mathematics of the Soul" - Nelly Mazloum

"Dance in the fullness of time." - Ellen Gilchrist

"This dance is the joy of existence." - Rumi

"Dance is the stepchild of the arts." - Twyla Tharp

"Dance is the landscape of man's soul." - Martha Graham

"We sometimes feel the shadows have got hold of us, the shadows of evil. But still, it's up to us to fight." - Dan Totheroh

"I was a shadow among shadows brooding over the fate of other shadows that I alone strove to summon up out of the all-pervading dusk." - Loren Eiseley

"There are many lights in the shadows and many shadows in the lights; lots of talents in the shades, lots of incompetents in the luminosities" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"I enjoy the freedom of modern dance as well as the constraints of classical dance." - Deborah Bull

"The smile is the dance of the face - the dance is the smile of the limbs." - Ninette De Valois

"She danced the dance of flames and fire, and the dance of swords and spears; she danced the dance of stars and the dance of space, and then she danced the dance of flowers in the wind." - Khalil Gibran

"Dance, like music, is the expression of the human spirit. Dance is 'visual music'." - S. Janaki

"Life is like an eternal dance. The movements of the dance are choreographed through your awareness." - Deepak Chopra

"Being a fan of dance and a dancer, I love my classic dance movies." - Stephen Boss

"October was always the least dependable of months ... full of ghosts and shadows." - Joy Fielding

"Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine." - Henry Ward Beecher

"To arched walks of twilight groves, And shadows brown that Sylvan loves, Of pine." - John Milton

"Poetry is the art of substituting shadows, and of lending existence to nothing." - Edmund Burke

"What's looming in the shadows of our ignorance and denial is a critique of civilization itself." - Lierre Keith

"What's looming in the shadows of our ignorance and denial is a critique of civilization itself." - Lierre Keith

"The duties of each moment are the shadows beneath which hides the divine operation." - Jean-Pierre de Caussade

"You can lose your way groping among the shadows of the past." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"Reality is harsh to the feet of shadows. But will you come?" - C S Lewis

"Shadows of cloud lurked in the water, like holes the sun forgot about." - Markus Zusak

"When walking through the valley of shadows, remember, a shadow is cast by a Light." - H.K. Barclay

"The shadows of twilight grow, And the tiger's ancient fierceness In my veins begins to flow." - William Wetmore Story

"The end of the day is near when small men make long shadows." - Confucius

"Coleridge wrote, "Dreams are no shadows, but the very substances and calamities of my life." - Sidney Sheldon

"Something in me vibrates to a dusky, dreamy smell of dying moons and shadows." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"I feel all shadows of the universe multiplied deep inside my skin." - Virginia Woolf

"It will bring you light even among the darkest shadows of this world and others" - Cassandra Clare

"Thoughts are the shadows of our sensations - always darker, emptier, simpler than these." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"These faces in the mirrors Are but the shadows and phantoms of myself." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"But dreams full oft are found of real events The form and shadows." - Joanna Baillie

"Flatterers are but the shadows of princes' bodies; the least thick cloud makes them invisible." - John Webster

"Our ideas, like pictures, are made up of lights and shadows." - Joseph Joubert

"The morrow, fair with purple beams, dispersed the shadows of the misty night." - Herbert Spencer

"I live my life free of compromise, and step into the shadows without complaint or regret." - Alan Moore

"What does it mean when nightmares dream of peace? When shadows wish for light?" - Melissa Marr

"A library is but the soul's burying ground. It is a land of shadows." - Henry Ward Beecher

"And this I have learned grown-ups do not know the language of shadows." - Opal Whiteley

"Shadows of a thousand years rise again unseen, Voices whisper in the trees, "Tonight is Halloween!"" - Dexter Kozen

"The spirit of her invincible heart guided her through the shadows." - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

"Of calling shapes, and beck'ning shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's names." - John Milton

"Poetry begins where language starts: in the shadows and accidents of one person's life." - Eavan Boland

"When we walk in the sun our shadows are like barges of silence." - Mark Strand

"Spring and autumn are inconsiderable events in a landscape compared with the shadows of a cloud." - Alice Meynell

"But dreams full oft are found of real events The form and shadows." - Joanna Baillie

"To them, I said, the truth would be literally nothing but the shadows of the images." - Socrates

"Adversity shows whether we have friends, or only the shadows of friends." - Publilius Syrus

"But only he who, himself enlightened, is not afraid of shadows." - Immanuel Kant

"How true it is that words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean." - Theodore Dreiser

"I am what I am and cannot be otherwise because of the shadows." - Loren Eiseley

"Oh, I'll fight you," she promised, her eyes clear of shadows. "That's the way I roll." - Sylvia Day

"Don't be afraid of the shadows, it only means there's a light nearby." - Amy Lee

"A painting is complete when it has the shadows of a god." - Rembrandt

"Poetry begins where language starts: in the shadows and accidents of one person's life." - Eavan Boland

"The shadows of twilight grow, And the tiger's ancient fierceness In my veins begins to flow." - William Wetmore Story

"Magic of the shadows can best be seen in the deserts." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Forget the dancer, the center of the ego. Become the dance. Then the dancer disappears and only the dance remains. Then the dancer is the dance. There is no dancer separate from dance, no dance separate from the dancer." - Rajneesh

"What the art historians had forgotten is that in Chinese, Japanese, Persian, and Indian art, they never painted shadows. Why did they paint shadows in European art? Shadows are because of optics. Optics need shadows and strong light. Strong light makes the deepest shadows. It took me a few years to realize fully that the art historians didn't grasp that. There are a lot of interesting new things, ideas, pictures." - David Hockney

"The shadows cannot speak." - Paula Gunn Allen

"The desires of the heart are as crooked as corkscrews Not to be born is the best for man The second best is a formal order The dance's pattern, dance while you can. Dance, dance, for the figure is easy The tune is catching and will not stop Dance till the stars come down from the rafters Dance, dance, dance till you drop." - W H Auden

"Dance constitutes a true recapturing of... freedom and childish play." - Agnes De Mille

"And let the winds of the heavens dance between you." - Khalil Gibran

"Both light and shadow are the dance of Love." - Rumi

"Whosoever knoweth the power of the dance, dwelleth in God." - Rumi

"The dance is the mother of all languages." - Robin G Collingwood

"Those who miss meditation miss the whole dance of life." - Rajneesh

"The dance is the highest symbol of life itself." - Joseph Campbell

"The whole creation is the dance of one consciousness" - Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

"Art is a never-ending dance of illusions." - Bob Dylan

"So experience of other dance forms is a good idea." - Deborah Bull

"shadows of love, inebriations of love, foretastes of love, trickles of love, but never yet the one true love." - Edna O'Brien

"The dance is the mother of the arts, The dance breaks down the distinction of body & soul." - Curt Sachs

"The first expression of religion was the dance, and the first motive of the dance was religion." - La Meri

"If there were a ritual dance of the androgyne, Tai chi as performed by this master could be that dance. It is neither a masculine dance nor a feminine dance. It has the strength and grace of both." - June Singer

"I'm tired of living in the shadows of what my society and even the world expects of me." - Esra'a Al-Shafei

"Dance, dance, dance till you drop." - W H Auden

"You dance because you have to. Dance is an essential part of life that has always been with me." - Katherine Dunham

"I shall dance all my life. . . . I would like to die, breathless, spent, at the end of a dance." - Josephine Baker

"Face towards the perfect image of every organ and the shadows of disease will never touch you." - Robert Collier

"Like black hulks the shadows of the great trees ride at anchor on the billowy sea of grass." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"God is love, I said, but art's the possibility of forms, and shadows are the source of identity." - Ralph Ellison

"All the events which make the annals of the nations are but the shadows of our private experiences." - Henry David Thoreau

"The politics of courtiers resemble their shadows; they cringe and turn with the sun of the day." - Jean Antoine Petit-Senn

"Every murder turns on a bright hot light, and a lot of people have to walk out of the shadows." - Mark Hellinger

"The very afflictions of our earthly pilgrimage are presages of our future glory, shadows indicate the sun." - Jean Paul

"The politics of courtiers resemble their shadows; they cringe and turn with the sun of the day." - John Petit-Senn

"Poets are the hierophants of an unapprehended inspiration; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows which futurity casts upon the present." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"There are 11 million people living in the shadows. I believe they deserve to come out of the shadows. The children who are brought here when they were children, they deserve that kind of consideration as well." - John Mccain

"Why destroy present happiness by a distant misery, which may never come at all, or you may never live to see it? For every substantial grief has twenty shadows, and most of them shadows of your own making." - Sydney Smith

"I only had the right to sit in the shadows of the world,in complete silence. Whether I was laughed at, or told I was discusting, or thought of as unpleasant I would sit in the shadows." - Novala Takemoto

"Ill often rush out from Dark Shadows, having made a 5.30PM appointment, working for a couple of hours." - Thayer David

"The shadows of things are greater than themselves; and the more exaggerated the shadow, the more unlike the substance." - Herman Melville

"We learn that God IS; that he is in me; and that all things are shadows of him." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Sometimes, I think the things we see are shadows of the things to be; that what we plan we build" - Phoebe Cary

"I felt myself melting into the shadows like the negative of a person I'd never seen before in my life." - Sylvia Plath

"... for me there lies, Within the lights and shadows of your eyes, The only beauty that is never old." - James Weldon Johnson

"Oh, I"ll fight you," she promised, her eyes clear of shadows. "That's the way I roll." - Sylvia Day

"For he would be thinking of love Till the stars had run away And the shadows eaten the moon." - William Butler Yeats

"As you walk through life, always walk toward the light, and the shadows of life will fall behind you." - Thomas S Monson

"Those you love leave behind their shadows to walk, always, with you in the form of memories." - Helen Hollick

"When shadows fall and the path you walk grows dark, may the smile of God light your way." - Lance Wubbels

"I'm interested in creating a space through color contrasts, rather than by simple shadows of light and dark." - August Macke

"We see... a future where no one-no one-is forced to live in the shadows of intolerance." - Joe Biden

"There we measure shadows, and we search among ghostly errors of measurement for landmarks that are scarcely more substantial." - Edwin Powell Hubble

"Without their money, the Jews will shrink into mere shadows of themselves, and the nightmare will be over." - Israel Shamir

"San Francisco's winter is a season unto itself. Fleeting, rain-soaked, verdant, a brief period of shadows and renewal" - Nathaniel Dorsky

"Thy prayer was Light - more Light - while Time shall last Thou sawest a glory growing on the night, But not the shadows which that light would cast, Till shadows vanish in the Light of Light." - Alfred Tennyson

"In any case life is but a procession of shadows, and God knows why it is that we embrace them so eagerly, and see them depart with such anguish, being shadows." - Virginia Woolf

"All these perfect days, made of glass Put on the shelf where they can cast perfect shadows that stretch and grow on the imperfect days down below. ... perfect shadows that shift and glow... ... perfect shadows that shift and grow..." "Sam singing on page 256 of Linger." - Maggie Stiefvater

"Dance until the earth dance." - Hilda Doolittle

"What shadows we are, and what shadows we pursue!" - Edmund Burke

"Don't make friends with shadows; because shadows cannot smile!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Shadows cannot harm the almighty!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The circle, or ring, dance was seen as an earthly counterpart of the heavenly dance of the angels, which was itself a celebration of the resurrection." - Gerald Jonas

"Everything is a slave of something else: Clouds, of the winds; men, of the desires; universe, of the chaos; shadows, of the light." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Dance is active meditation. When we dance, we go beyond thought, beyond mind and beyond our individuality to become one in the divine ecstasy of the union with the cosmic spirit. This is the essence of the trance dance experience." - Goa Gil

"You can't lie when you dance. It's so direct. You do what is in you. It is impossible to dance out of the side of your mouth." - Shirley Maclaine

"Education in the art of dance is education of the whole man ? his physical, mental and emotional natures are disciplined and nourished simultaneously in dance." - Ted Shawn

"It removes the limitations of his body, extinguishes his consciousness, and pours the divine spirit into him. The whirl dance is the purest form of dance devotion." - Curt Sachs

"The oldest form of the Choral Dance is the circle. Even the chimpanzees dance in a circle, and people of every continent still do it." - Curt Sachs

"Of course, Ginger was able to accomplish sex through dance. We told more through our movements instead of the big clinch. We did it all in the dance." - Fred Astaire

"Cease, man, to mourn, to weep, to wail; Enjoy thy shining hour of sun; We dance along Death's icy brink, But is the dance less full of fun?" - Richard Francis Burton

"The future of dance will always be tied up with the public's acceptance of the star. If they accept the star, then they'll accept the dance." - Gene Kelly

"When I get on the dance floor, my purpose in being on the dance floor is not to end up at another spot when the music stops. The purpose of the dance is to enjoy every step along the way." - Wayne Dyer

"Dance music-as I keep saying, you can dance to a windshield wiper... a windshield wiper that's fairly steady gives you a beat and all you need is an out-of-tune playing 'Melancholy Baby' and you've got dance music." - Artie Shaw

"The peoples influenced by the animal dance have a variety of movements and dance with enthusiasm; those who do not know the animal dance have few movements and show little zest for dancing." - Curt Sachs

"I have always added dance to my productions. When I was directing theatre, I added dance sequences where they didn't exist in the play. I think dance is the ultimate form of expression." - Valerie Weiss



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