Quotes of Black

“ To me, every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle. ”

- Walt Whitman

“ Care-charmer Sleep, son of the sable Night,Brother to Death, in silent darkness born:Relieve my languish, and restore the light,With dark forgetting of my care return. ”

- Samuel Daniel

“ Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody. ”

- Mark Twain

“ I dip my pen in the blackest ink, because I am not afraid of falling into my inkpot. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ In writing biography, fact and fiction shouldn't be mixed. And if they are, the fictional points should be printed in red ink, the facts printed in black ink. ”

- Catherine Drinker Bowen

“ Still falls the rain — dark as the world of man, black as our loss — blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross. ”

- Dame Edith Sitwell

“ There is a budding morrow in midnight. ”

- John Keats

“ Faith is the bird that feels the light and sings when the dawn is still dark. ”

- Rabindranath Tagore

“ I don't want them to come in with a white tie, and I don't want them to come in a black tie. But I do want them to come in a tie. ”

- Rudolf Bing

“ For her fifth wedding, the bride wore black and carried a scotch and soda. ”

- Phyllis Battelle

“ Hold your head high, stick your chest out. You can make it. It gets dark sometimes, but morning comes. Keep hope alive. ”

- Jesse Jackson

“ Period recreation is very difficult unless you make a black-and-white movie. ”

- Alan Parker

“ It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice. ”

- Deng Xiaoping

“ There are no black conservatives. Oh, there are neoconservatives with black skin, but they lack any claim to blackness other than the biological. They have forgotten their roots. ”

- Stephen Carter

“ They that are against superstition oftentimes run into it of the wrong side. If I wear all colors but black, then I am superstitious in not wearing black. ”

- John Selden

“ A group of white South Africans recently killed a black lawyer because he was black. That was wrong. They should have killed him because he was a lawyer. ”

- A. Whitney Brown

“ Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience. ”

- August Wilson

“ Every winter, When the great sun has turned his face away, The earth goes down into a vale of grief, And fasts, and weeps, and shrouds herself in sables, Leaving her wedding-garlands to decay — Then leaps in spring to his returning kisses. ”

- Charles Kingsley

“ Weather forecast for tonight: dark. ”

- George Carlin

“ They display their intolerance of racism with their white and black bands. ”

- David Davis

“ What doth gravity out of his bed at midnight? - King Henry IV. Part I. Act ii. Sc. 4. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ The blackest ink of fate are sure my lot, And when fate writ my name it made a blot. ”

- Henry Fielding

“ I have seen the dark universe yawningWhere the black planets roll without aim,Where they roll in their horror unheeded,Without knowledge, or lustre, or name. ”

- H.P. Lovecraft

“ I thought Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers were here dancing on black glass floors. And I thought everything was here. My idol, Walter Winchell was here. ”

- Liz Smith

“ Theology is never any help; it is searching in a dark cellar at midnight for a black cat that isn't there. Theologians can persuade themselves of anything. ”

- Robert Anson Heinlein

“ I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side, I stand for God's side. ”

- Bob Marley

“ My philosophy, like color television, is all there in black and white. ”

- Monty Python

“ Far clouds of feathery gold, Shaded with deepest purple, gleam Like islands on a dark blue sea. ”

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

“ The dictate of the light says: "Know yourself and what you are." The dark replies, "By all means, but then become afraid.". ”

- Tanith Lee

“ Philosophy is a blind man in a dark room looking for a black hat which isn't there. ”

- Lord Bowen
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