Light Quotes

Dag hammarskjold - you are the lens in the beam. you can only...
Mahatma gandhi - indolence is a delightful but distressing state;...

One golfer a year is hit by lightning. This may be the only evidence we have of God? s existence.
Steve Aylett, Atom (a novel, 2000)
You conquer every hardness with your eyes, as you do likewise every light; so if it can happen that one can die of joy, now would be the time.
Michelangelo, Poem Fragment
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
Aaron Rose
The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, 1890

It is light grief that can take counsel.
Anonymous
Aaron bu - never do today what you can put off till...
Modesty is a shining light; it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs.
William Blake
Do not anticipate trouble, or worry about what may never happen. Keep in the sunlight.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
One cool judgment is worth a dozen hasty councils. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
Woodrow Wilson
It is a mistake for a taciturn, serious - Minded woman to marry a jovial man, but not for a serious - Minded man to marry a lighthearted woman.
Johann von Goethe
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
Charles Robert Darwin
Any man worth his salt will stick up for what he believes right, but it takes a slightly bigger man to acknowledge instantly and without reservation that he is in error.
Gen. Peyton C. March
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Taylor Benson
A truly great book should be read in youth, again in maturity and once more in old age, as a fine building should be seen by morning light, at noon and by moonlight.
Robertson Davies
Being a child is horrible. It is slightly better than being a tree or a piece of heavy machinery but not half as good as being a domestic cat.
Julie Burchill
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light.
Maurice Freehill
The heavy is the root of the light. The tranquil is the ruler of the hasty.
Lao Tzu
I still say a church steeple with a lightening rod on top shows a lack of confidence.
Doug McLeod
Take hold lightly let go lightly. This is one of the great secrets of felicity in love.
Spanish Prove
Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is just out of grasp... But if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.
Nathaniel Hawthorne
Let your life lightly dance on the edges of Time like dew on the tip of a leaf.
Rabindranath Tagore
In architecture as in all other operative arts, the end must direct the operation. The end is to build well. Well building has three conditions Commodity, Firmness and Delight.
Henry Watton
Life is like an ever - Shifting kaleidoscope - A slight change, and all patterns alter.
Sharon Salzberg
The adventitious beauty of poetry may be felt in the greater delight with a verse given in a happy quotation than in the poem.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
People are like stained - Glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beuty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
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
More light! Give me more light!
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
The light of the stars that were extinguished ages ago still reaches us. So is it with great men who died centuries ago, but still reach us with the radiations of their personality.
Kahlil Gibran
There are few minds to which tyranny is not delightful.
Samuel Johnson
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Television news is like a lightning flash. It makes a loud noise, lights up everything around it, leaves everything else in darkness and then is suddenly gone.
Hodding Carte
There is nothing nobler or more admirable than when two people who see eye to eye keep house as man and wife, confounding their enemies and delighting their friends.
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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