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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

The luster of diamonds is invigorated by the interposition of darker bodies; the lights of a picture are created by the shades; the highest pleasure which nature has indulged to sensitive perception is that of rest after fatigue.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

The rose and the thorn, and sorrow and gladness are linked together.

Author: Saadi


Joy and grief are never far apart. In the same street the shutters of one house are closed while the curtains of the next are brushed by the shadows of the dance. A wedding party returns from the church; and a funeral winds to its door. The smiles and

Author: Robert Eldridge Willmott