Light And Shadow Quotes by Daniel H. Pink, Conrad Hall, Elie Wiesel, Malick Sidibe, Rumi, Rikki Ducornet and many others.
The teacher showed us how to see proportions, relationships, light and shadow, negative space, and space between space – something I never noticed before! In one week, I went from not knowing how to draw to sketching a detailed portrait. It literally changed the way I see things.
There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors… it’s an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.
Most people think that shadows follow, precede or surround beings or objects. The truth is that they also surround words, ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
Before I knew the camera, I knew about images. It’s all about trying to make light with a pencil or with a crayon. It really helped me in the beginning, because I understood how light and shadow were working on an image.
Every moment is made glorious by the light of love.
An important memory is like a gravitational field–the mind is compelled to return to it again and again. It is like a moon; it lives in light and shadow.
The eye is always caught by light, but shadows have more to say.
There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
To hold silence and to be silenced are two very different experiences. And so another theme emerges, that of light and shadow. When we share our voice, who benefits? When we withhold, who benefits? And what are the consequences and costs of both?
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
Both light and shadow are the dance of Love.
Remember, light and shadow never stand still.
This is reality, whether you like it or not–all those frivolities of summer, the light and shadow, the living mask of green that trembled over everything, they were lies, and this is what was underneath. This is the truth.
The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil…
The sculptor must paint with his chisel; half his touches are not to realize, but to put power into, the form. They are touches of light and shadow, and raise a ridge, or sink a hollow, not to represent an actual ridge or hollow, but to get a line of light, or a spot of darkness.
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.