Light Quotes

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By always thinking unto them. I keep the subject constantly before me and wait till the first dawnings open little by little into the full light.
Sir Issac Newton, On how he made discoveries
Neither can embellishments of language be found without arrangement and expression of thoughts, nor can thoughts be made to shine without the light of language.
Cicero
You do not examine legislation in the light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in the light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.
Lyndon Johnson
A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
Maxwell Planck

Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter.
G. K. Chesterton
Buddha - just as treasures are uncovered from the earth,...
One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat.
Woodrow Wilson
Duty is heavier than a mountain, death lighter than a feather.
Jordan, Robert
I can think of no better way of redeeming this tragic world today than love and laughter. Too many of the young have forgotten how to laugh, and too many of the elders have forgotten how to love. Would not our lives be lightened if only we could all learn to laugh more easily at ourselves and to love one anothe.
Theodore Hesburgh
What a glorious garden of wonders the lights of Broadway would be to anyone lucky enough to be unable to read.
G. K. Chesterton
Young love is a flame; very pretty, often very hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. The love of the older and disciplined heart is as coals, deep burning, unquenchable.
Henry Ward Beeche
From lightest words sometimes the direst quarrel springs.
Cato the Elde
Every advantage in the past is judged in the light of the final issue.
Demosthenes, First Olynthiac
If I ever do a book on the Amazon, I hope I am able to bring a certain lightheartedness to the subject, in a way that will tell the reader we are going to have fun with this thing.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
If we think we regulate printing, thereby to rectfy manners, we must regulate all regulations and pastimes, all that is delightful to man.
John Milton
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Old Chinese Prove
I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan, and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly.
Martin Luthe
It is for the wise people who delight in humanity, praise justice, despise their flatterers, and respect the truth.
Jeanne - Marie Roland
True greatness consists in the use of a powerful understanding to enlighten oneself and others.
Voltaire
Nirvana or lasting enlightenment or true spiritual growth can be achieved only through persistent exercise of real love.
M Scott Peck
And now, like the old soldier of that ballad, I now close my military career, and just fade away... an old soldier who tried to do his duty, as God gave him the light to see that duty. Good - Bye.
Gen. Douglas MacArthur, Farewell address, quoted on "We Interrupt This Broadcast" CD - ROM
I have called this principle, by which each slight variation, if useful, is preserved, by the term of Natural Selection.
Charles Robert Darwin
Perhaps the most delightful friendships are those in which there is much agreement, much disputation, and yet more personal liking.
George Eliot
Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously; And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company.
Anonymous, Greensleeves
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
The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists - That is why they invented hell.
Bertrand Russell
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
People are like stained glass windows they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.
Elizabeth Kubler - Ross
Put out the light.
Theodore Roosevelt, last words, 6 January 1919
Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
Baltasar Gracian
We can forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato
The Joker Tell me something, my friend. You ever dance with the devil by the pale moonlight.
Batman
The slightest sorrow for sin is sufficient if it produce amendment, and the greatest insufficient if it do not.
C. C. Colton
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.
Home
The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together....
Carl Zwanzig
Give a man a fire and keep him warm for a day. Light a man on fire and he will be warm for rest of his life.
Anonymous