Light Quotes

Chinese prove - better to light a candle than to curse the...
Friedrich nietzsche, beyond good and evil - digressions, objections, delight in mockery,...

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
Speech is but broken light upon the depth Of the unspoken.
George Eliot
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
A light heart lives long.
Irish Prove

If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence.
Bertrand Russell
Robert m. pursig,
As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that - Thank Heaven - Nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.
J. B. Priestley
Books should to one of these fours ends conduce, for wisdom, piety, delight, or use.
Sir John Denham
He who knows others is wise; He who know himself is enlightened.
Lao - Tzu, The Way of Lao - Tzu
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There are two ways of passing from this world - One in light and one in darkness. When one passes in light, he does not come back but when one passes in darkness, he returns.
Bhagavad Gita
In saffron - Colored mantle, from the tides of ocean rose the morning to bring light to gods and men.
Home
Unless men see a beauty and delight in the worship of God, they will not do it willingly.
John Owen
Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.
Truman Capote
It is light grief that can take counsel.
Anonymous
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Charles Dickens
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.
Albert Einstein
But, soft! what light through yonder window breaks? It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
William Shakespeare, "Romeo and Juliet", Act 2 scene 1
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Douglas Adams
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
Christopher Columbus
What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly. It is dearness only that gives everything its value.
Thomas Paine, "The American Crisis".
Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
William Butler Yeats
Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine.
Oprah Winfrey, O Magazine, January 2004
The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy.
Persian Prove
It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.
Old Chinese Prove
Being an old maid is like death by drowning, a really delightful sensation after you cease to struggle.
Edna Ferbe
Daylight follows a dark night.
Maasai Prove
This world we live in is but thickened light.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
But, soft what light through yonder window breaks It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
William Shakespeare
Peace has never come from dropping bombs. Real peace comes from enlightenment and educating people to behave more in a divine manner.
Carlos Santana, Associated Press interview, September 1, 2004
A good conscience fears no witness, but a guilty conscience is solicitous even in solitude. If we do nothing but what is honest, let all the world know it. But if otherwise, what does it signify to have nobody else know it, so long as I know it myself? Miserable is he who slights that witness.
Seneca
When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.
Kahlil Gibran
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
Education is the movement from darkness to light.
Allan Bloom
Emc Energy equals mass times the square of the speed of light. Original statement If a body gives off the energy L in the form of radiation, its mass diminshes by Lc.
Albert Einstein
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.
Margaret Fulle
Alas my love you do me wrong, To cast me of discurteously And I have loved you so long, Delighting in your company.
Anonymous
During these periods of relaxation after concentrated intellectual activity, the intuitive mind seems to take over and can produce the sudden clarifying insights which give so much joy and delight.
Fritjof Capra