Light Quotes

Batman - the joker tell me something, my friend. you ever...
Aaron rose - in the right light, at the right time, everything...

Our lives are like the course of the sun. At the darkest moment there is promise of daylight.
The London Times
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
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Thomas Paine, "The American Crisis".
The real distinction is between those who adapt their purposes to reality and those who seek to mold reality in the light of their purposes.
Henry Kissinge

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
Mother Theresa
Euripides - for with slight efforts how should we obtain...
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
Erich Segal
Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone all leave it alone.
Thomas De Quincey
In the highest civilization, the book is still the highest delight. He who has once known its satisfactions is provided with a resource against calamity.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Letters and Social Aims: Quotation and Originality, 1876
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
They do not leave home without American Express. ... Blame the moral carelessness that parents pass off as the gift of freedom as they cut their children loose like colorful kites and wish them an exciting flight.
Roger Rosenblatt
We might do well to contain our elation at seeing the light at the end of the tunnel until we are certain it is not some guy on a motorcycle coming straight at us.
Tom Fitzgerald
I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light.
Isaac Newton
My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together...
Carl Zwanzig
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
France is delighted at this new opportunity to show the world... that when one has the will one can succeed in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
Franois Maurice Mitterrand
Without a dream to light your way, the world is a very dark place.
Marrion Zimmer Bradley
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato
Dreamers can find their way by moonlight and their only punishment is that they see the dawn before the rest of the world.
Oscar Wilde
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Bryant McGill, Stanford Lectures on Poetry, 1990
As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light of meaning in the darkness of mere being.
Carl Gustav Jung
There are two kinds of light - - The glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurbe
Cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind, But leave - - - Oh! leave the light of Hope behind.
Thomas Campbell
What a cunning mixture of sentiment, pity, tenderness, irony surrounds adolescence, what knowing watchfulness Young birds on their first flight are hardly so hovered around.
Georges Bernanos
You teach your daugthers the diameters of the planets and wonder when you are done that they do not delight in your company.
Samuel Johnson
What torture, this life in society! Often someone is obliging enough to offer me a light, and in order to oblige him I have to fish a cigarette out of my pocket.
Karl Kraus
Los Angeles seems endlessly held between these extremes: of light and dark - Of surface and depth. Of the promise, in brief, of a meaning always hovering on the edge of significance.
Graham Clarke
Women can form a friendship with a man very well but to preserve it - - To that end a slight physical antipathy must probably help.
George Jean Nathan
Socrates called beauty a short - Lived tyranny; Plato, a privilege of nature; Theophrastus, a silent cheat; Theocritus, a delightful prejudice; Carneades, a solitary kingdom; Aristotle, that it was better than all the letters of recommendation in the world; Homer, that it was a glorious gift of nature; and Ovid, that it was favor bestowed by the gods.
Francis Quarles
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
Edna Ferbe
I suddenly discovered the delight of rebellion.
Jack Kerouac
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)
Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light.
C. V. R. Thompson
Put out the light.
Theodore Roosevelt, last words, 6 January 1919
Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number.
Maurice Druon
My candle burns at both ends; It will not last the night; But, ah, my foes, and oh, my friends, It gives a lovely light.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Yes, Love indeed is light from heaven A spark of that immortal fire With angels shared, by Allah given To lift from earth our low desire.
George Gordon Byron