Shades Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old shades quotes, shades sayings, and shades proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

To think of shadows is a serious thing. Victor Hugo
Colors are the smiles of nature. Leigh Hunt
Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions. Pablo Picasso
Shadows are cool and peaceful places for those whose minds are overstocked with treasure. Eva Ibbotson
Most of the shadows of this life are caused by standing in our own sunshine. Ralph Waldo Emerson
If you don't deal with your shadows, you are condemned to repeat the same mistake over and over, as a human being or as a society. Denis Villeneuve
There's something about shadows because you make your own mind up about what's lurking in them. Richard O'Brien
There are always a myriad of colour choices that will work in any situation, as long as the tonal value is appropriate. Gaye Adams
Don't smother each other. No one can grow in the shade. Leo Buscaglia
He that will enjoy the brightness of sunshine, must quit the coolness of the shade. Samuel Johnson
What is the purpose of the giant sequoia tree? The purpose of the giant sequoia tree is to provide shade for the tiny titmouse. Edward Abbey
To sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment. Jane Austen
A hunter of shadows, himself a shade. Homer
As it fell upon a day / In the merry month of May, / Sitting in a pleasant shade / Which a grove of myrtles made. Richard Barnfield
Have you noticed how many people who walk in the shade curse the sun? Idries Shah
On this material plane, each living being is like a street lantern lamp with a dirty lampshade. Vera Nazarian
I live in the shade created by the sunrise I am waiting for. Isbelle Razors
Shade is a two faced friend / In the heat of summer / It provides a welcome respite / Yet in winter's chill / It hides the warming sun. Richard L. Ratliff
Do not cut down the tree that gives you shade. Egyptian Proverb
Fruit ripens not well in the shade. Roman Proverb
He waits in the sun for the shade to come. Burmese Proverb
No tree so small but it can give shade. German Proverb
A shadow is a feeble thing, but no sun can drive it away. Swedish Proverb
Even the shadow of a disagreeable man is deformed. Singhalese Proverb
Grasp not at the shadow and so lose the substance. Korean Proverb
A flame can create many shadows and each one will depend on the flame to survive. Dan Desmarques
The whole shadow of man is only as big as his hat. Elizabeth Bishop
A single sunbeam is enough to drive away any shadows. Francis of Assisi
Where the light is brightest, the shadows are the deepest. Johann Von Goethe
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. Maori Saying