"Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing."
"Gordon Brown is a character from a tragic opera, twisted by ambition and a Presbyterian sense of fateful destiny. He has waited 13 years, mostly in Tony Blair's shadow, for this poisoned chalice and has a pessimist's luck."
"Everyone writes in Tolstoy's shadow, whether one feels oneself to be Tolstoyan or not."
"India should walk on her own shadow - we must have our own development model."
"When I think about voting, I can skip it and still see myself as a good citizen. But when I think about being a voter, now the choice reflects on my character. It casts a shadow."
"If God is not sending earthquakes, destroying economies and inflicting pain upon human beings, what is God doing? God works through people, calling them to help their neighbors in need. God comforts His people, walking with them even 'through the valley of the shadow of death.'"
"For the past, I guess, three years or so when I joined Bullet Club and as a member of The Elite, I was honestly kind of in the shadow of all of my friends."
"I will give you three days to seek your shadow. Return to me in the course of that time with a well-fitted shadow, and you shall receive a hearty welcome; otherwise, on the fourth day - remember, on the fourth day - my daughter becomes the wife of another."
"Because it appears to me a hazardous thing to exchange my soul for my shadow."
"A person without a shadow should keep out of the sun, that is the only safe and rational plan."