Light Quotes

J. b. priestley - as we read the school reports on our children, we...
Henry fielding - love: a word properly applied to our delight in...

The mere process of growing old together will make the slightest acquaintance seem a bosom friend.
Logan Pearsall Smith
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - The great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
W. B. Yeats
There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.
Isaac Asimov
Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company.
Anonymous

Do not judge men by mere appearances for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin
Ralph waldo emerson - light is the first of painters. there is no...
Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince: And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2
Do not expect to arrive at certainty in every subject which you pursue. There are a hundred things wherein we mortals... must be content with probability, where our best light and reasoning will reach no farther.
Isaac Watts
We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.
Earl Nightingale
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world sparkles with light.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You have delighted us long enough.
Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice
When you look up at the sky, you have a feeling of unity, which delights you and makes you giddy.
Ferdinand Hodle
All men have the stars, but they do not mean the same things for different people. For some they are guides, for others, no more than little lights in the sky. But all these are silent. You - - You alone have the stars as no one else has them.
Antoine De Saint - Exupery
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Sir John Denham
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
It is not the answer that enlightens, but the question.
Eugene Ionesco
Whenever there is a simple error that most laymen fall for, there is always a slightly more sophisticated version of the same problem that experts fall for.
Amos Tversky
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state; we must be doing something to be happy.
Mahatma Gandhi
A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them to see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Max Planck
The teacher is like the candle which lights others in consuming itself.
Giovanni Ruffini
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher, O Magazine, November 2003
From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage. From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought. From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence.
Visions of Gregorian Chants
On the whole, age comes more gently to those who have some doorway into an abstract world - Art, or philosophy, or learning - Regions where the years are scarcely noticed and the young and old can meet in a pale truthful light.
Freya Stark
An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... The truly wise person is color - Blind.
Albert Schweitze
Love, free as air at sight of human ties, Spreads his light wings, and in a moment flies.
Alexander Pope
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief, The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight, Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
John Milton
Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.
Thomas Fulle
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Buddha
We don? t see the end of the tunnel but I must say I don? t think it is darker than it was a year ago, and in some ways lighter.
John F. Kennedy, speech in 1962
I hope they never find out that lightning has a lot of vitamins in it, because do you hide from it or not.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
Chinese Prove
I never saw an ugly thing in my life for let the form of an object be what it may - Light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
John Constable
The heights of great men reached and kept, Were not attained by sudden flight, But they, while their companions slept, Were toiling upwards in the night.
Sir Winston Leonard Spenser Churchill
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
M Scott Peck
Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a wingless flight.
Helen Steiner Rice
He who knoweth the precepts by heart, but faileth to practice them, Is like unto one who lighteth a lamp and then shutteth his eyes.
Siddha Nagarjuna
He who knows others is wise; He who know himself is enlightened.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu