#dark quotes

Anne always remembered the silvery, peaceful beauty and fragrant calm of that night. It was the last night before sorrow


“Everything I know, I know because of love.”  ― Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace

“What a strange illusion it is to suppose that beauty is goodness.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina

“Instead of going to Paris to attend lectures, go to the public library, and you won't come out for twenty years, if you

“The books that the world calls immoral are books that show the world its own shame.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

“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

And like the moon we must go through phases of emptiness to feel full again.


I do not speak as I think, I do not think as I should, and so it all goes on in helpless darkness.  - Franz Kafka,