Light Quotes

Richard milhous nixon - what starts the process, really, are laughs and...
Albert schweitze - sometimes our light goes out but is blown into...

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
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
Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
Enlighten the people, generally, and tyranny and oppressions of body and mind will vanish like spirits at the dawn of day.
Thomas Jefferson

He who knows others is wise. He who knows himself is enlightened.
Lao Tzu
Albert einstein - the process of scientific discovery is, in...
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
Charles Robert Darwin
Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.
Jennie Jerome Churchill
I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.
Henry David Thoreau
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
Modesty is a shining light it prepares the mind to receive knowledge, and the heart for truth.
Madam Guizot
Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
Ovid
Words do two major things They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.
Jim Rohn
People who comprehend a thing to its very depths rarely stay faithful to it forever. For they have brought its depths into the light of day: and in the depths there is always much that is unpleasant to see.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Human, All Too Human
Far better it is to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs even though checkered by failure, than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much because they live in the gray twilight that knows neither victory nor defeat.
Theodore Roosevelt
lovers alone wear sunlight.
E. e. cummings
We are like children, who stand in need of masters to enlighten us and direct us and God has provided for this, by appointing his angels to be our teachers and guides.
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together.
Carl Zwanzig
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
Plato
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
The sacrifice which causes sorrow to the doer of the sacrifice is no sacrifice. Real sacrifice lightens the mind of the doer and gives him a sense of peace and joy. The Buddha gave up the pleasures of life because they had become painful to him.
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
As the light changed from red to green to yellow and back to red again, I sat there thinking about life. Was it nothing more than a bunch of honking and yelling Sometimes it seemed that way.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Kahlil Gibran
Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
Dylan Thomas
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Old Chinese Prove
Our lives are like the course of the sun. At the darkest moment there is promise of daylight.
The London Times
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Edith Wharton, Vesalius in Zante
Beauty is excrescence, superabundance, random ebulience, and sheer delightful waste to be enjoyed in its own right.
Donald Culross Peattie
Patience makes lighter What sorrow may not heal.
Horace
Indolence is a delightful but distressing state we must be doing something to be happy.
Mahatma Gandhi
I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind... At the back of the Daylight Saving scheme, I detect the bony, blue - Fingered hand of Puritanism, eager to push people into bed earlier, and get them up earlier, to make them healthy, wealthy, and wise in spite of themselves.
Robertson Davies, The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, 1947
He had occasional flashes of silence, that made his conversation perfectly delightful.
Sydney Smith, referring to Macaulay
No horse gets anywhere until he is harnessed. No stream or gas drives anything until it is confined. No Niagara is ever turned into light and power until it is tunneled. No life ever grows great until it is focused, dedicated, disciplined.
Harry Emerson Fosdick
Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light.
C. V. R. Thompson
Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Joan Lunden, in Healthy Living Magazine
When we walk to the edge of all the light we have and take the step into the darkness of the unknown, we must believe that one of two things will happen. There will be something solid for us to stand on or we will be taught to fly.
Frank Outlaw
Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.
Seneca
God does not give heed to the ambitiousness of our prayers, because he is always ready to give to us his light, not a visible light but an intellectual and spiritual one but we are not always ready to receive it when we turn aside and down to other things out of a desire for temporal things.
Saint Augustine