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Shadow Quotes from Shadow Catchers

This will be a collection of shadow quotes found on the blog posts of Shadow Catchers.
Each one will have a link to the post.
Gemma Wiseman will include one of these quotes in her SSS2 post and include the link!
Go find some great shadow quotes and include them in your Sunday post!
Shadow quotes

Shadow quote found on Rambling Woods blog:
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 Tribe - Used SSS2 29.1.12

Shadow quote from Red Nomad and her Amazing Australian Adventures blog:
Celebrate life in the half light... - Used SSS2 26.2.12

Shadow quote found on Molokai Girl's blog (this is like a mantra in her shadow posts):
Everything that we see is a shadow cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King

Shadows can be gentle relief from the cacophonic glare of reality.
- Gemma Wiseman's thoughts on her Greyscale Territory blog

Shadow quote found on Hootin'Anni's blog:
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows.
- Orson Welles The Shadow - Old Time Radio Show 1930/54

The shadowlands can be a quiet place to meet the quiet dimensions of the soul.
- Gemma Wiseman's thoughts on her Greyscale Territory blog  Used 16.12.12

Shadow quote found on Hootin' Anni's blog:
A dream itself is but a shadow.
- William Shakespeare Hamlet 2.2 Used 11.3.12

Shadow quote on Gemma's Mornington Peninsula Daily:
In photography, there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.
- August Sander - German photographer (1876-1964)

How much do shadows and dreams weigh?
John McElveen's thoughts on his Full-On Forward blog Used 25.3.12

Shadow quote on Rose's Travels and Wandering:
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine.
- Henry Ward Beecher Used 25.3.12

Whatever path you take, may the good shadows surround you.
LV's thoughts on her Thoughts from Meme's Corner blog Used 9.9.12

Shadow quote on Antonella's Quilling, Art and Expression blog:
Hope is like the sun, which, as we journey toward it, casts the shadow of our burden behind us.
- Samuel Smiles Used 1.7.12

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Underway!:
Keep your face always towards the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you.
- Walt Whitman

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Etcetera Etcetera:
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
- Blaise Pascal (1623-1662) Used 2.12.12

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Click Sensation:
An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.
- Felix Adler

Shadow quote on Hootin' Anni's blog:
Between the idea
And the reality
Between the motion
And the act
Falls the Shadow

- T.S.Eliot The Hollow Men Used 22.4.12

Shadow quote on sarayutouched's one still frame:
I used to measure the Heavens, now I measure the shadows of earth. The mind belonged to Heaven, the body's shadow lies here.
- Johannes Kepler (translation of an epitaph by Kepler for himself)  Used 22.4.12

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Etcetera Etcetera:
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 Used 15.7.12

Shadow quotes on sarayutouched's one still frame
A human being is only breath and shadow.
- Sophocles
because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls,
our influence is determined by the quality of our being.

- Dale Turner  Used 12.8.12

Shadow quote on Gemma's MP Daily:
Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light somewhere nearby.
~ Ruth E. Renkei

In the crucible of shadows languish the secret colours of life.
~ Gemma Wiseman's thoughts on her Greyscale Territory blog

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Etcetera Etcetera:
One's reputation is like a shadow. It is gigantic when it preceds you, and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Streetscape shadows are like reflections of multiple realities.
- Gemma Wiseman's thoughts on her Greyscale Territory blog.

Shadow quote on Judy SheldonWalker's blog (and on another post of hers HERE):
Afflictions are but the shadows of God's wings.
- George MacDonald

Shadow quote - extract + another David Hockney quote - on chubskulit's Click Sensations:
Shadows sometimes people don't see shadows. The Chinese of course never paint them in pictures, oriental art never deals with shadow. But I noticed these shadows and I knew it meant it was sunny.
- David Hockney

Shadow quote on chubskulit's Etcetera Etcetera:
I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.
- Plutarch - Used 20.10.12

Shadow quote from Sylvia From Over the Hill:
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you.
- Charlotte Whitton

Shadow quote from Chetopian Family:
Where there is much light the shadow is deep.
- Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe   Used 20.5.12

Shadow quote from FiveSibes:
Me and My Shadow
...Like the wallpaper sticks to the wall
Like the seashore clings to the sea
Like you'll never get rid of your shadow
...you'll never get rid of me
Let all the others fight and fuss
Whatever happens, we've got us.
Me and my shadow
We're closer than pages that stick in a book
We're closer than ripples that play in a brook
Strolling down the avenue...
~D. Dreyer, A. Jolson, B. Rose; Recorded by Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis, Jr. 1962

Shadow quote on SSS2 blog - MMT - 4.3.12
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 (1918- )

Shadow quote on SSS2 blog - MMT - 1.4.12
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. 
The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
- Abraham Lincoln

Shadow quote on SSS2 blog - MMT - 8.4.12
A whisper is like the shadow of a shout
- Jarod Kintz

Shadow quote from Judy's Seeds 4 Thoughts:
There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors...it's an extraordinary subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job. 
~ Conrad Hall   Used 17.6.12

Shadow quote from Robin's one still frame:
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 (Also on Rambling Woods blog + Used 29.1.12)

Shadow quote from Robin's one still frame:
because everything we say and do is the length and shadow of our own souls,  
our influence is determined by the quality of our being. 
- Dale Turner - Used 7.10.12

Shadow quote from Judy's Seeds 4 Thoughts
Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player, that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more; it is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog June 24
For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, because our days upon earth are a shadow. 
- Job 8:9, King James Version

 Shadow quote used by Rose on SSS2 blog July 7
 Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. 
-Abraham Lincoln

Shadow quote on Dawn Treader's blog:
Poetry is the art of substantiating shadows, and of lending existence to nothing.
- Edmund Burke - Used 4.11.12

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog July 29
Man that is born of woman is of few days, and full of trouble. He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not. 
 - Job 14:1-2, King James Version

Shadow quotes on jewaicious' blog:
 What men call the shadow of the body is not the shadow of the body, but is the body of the soul. 
- Oscar Wilde, A House of Pomegranates
 Keep me as the apple of the eye, hide me under the shadow of thy wings.
- Bible (Old Testament) Psalms17:8.
 Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest. 
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog August 19
How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings. 
 - Psalm 36:7, King James Version

Shadow quote used by Rose on SSS2 blog  September 2
We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves 
- Buddha

Shadow quote from Judy SheldonWalker's blog
Stand together, yet not too near together; For the pillars of the temple stand apart, And the oak tree and the cypress grow not in each other’s shadow. Used 7.4.13

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog September 16
The shadow of your smile when you are gone will color all my dreams...
 - P.F.Webster and J. Mandel

Shadow quote used by Rose on SSS2 blog September 22
When walking through the "valley of shadows," remember, a shadow is cast by a Light.
-Austin O'Malley

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog October 12
Though thou hast sore broken us in the place of dragons, and covered us with the shadow of death. 
 - Psalm 44:19, King James Version

Shadow quote from Namaki's blog:
The brightest flame casts the darkest shadow
- George R. Martin

Shadow quote used by MMT on SSS2 blog November 11
If you are standing upright, don't worry if your shadow is crooked.
- Chinese proverb

Shadow quote from Namaki's blog:
Time flies over us but leaves its shadow behind.
- Nathaniel Hawthorne

Shadow quote from Judy SheldonWalker's blog:
I have spent much of my adult life flinching with pain as I tried to pull out the threads that bound the shadows of my past to me. 
- Lorna Luft

Shadow quote from Ms Ray's blog:
I don't need a friend 
who changes when I change 
and nods when I nod; 
my shadow does that much better. 
-Plutarch

Shadow quote from Robin's onestillframe blog:
Every time you do a good deed you shine the light a little farther into the dark. 
and the thing is, when you're gone that light is going to keep shining on, 
pushing the shadows back. 
- Charles de Lint

Shadow quote from Judy SheldonWalker's blog:
Manners are like the shadows of virtues; they are the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love and respect. 
~ Sydney Smith

Shadow quote from Robin's onestillframe blog:
you can only come to the morning through the shadows.
~ J.R.R.Tokien

Shadow quote from Jaime Clark's Through Glass Eyes blog:
From the ashes a fire shall be woken, 
A light from the shadows shall spring; 
Renewed shall be blade that was broken, 
The crownless again shall be king. 
~ J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

Shadow quote from Debbie's Travel With Intent blog
When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.
 ~ Buddha.