Light Quotes

Old chinese prove - it is better to light one candle than to curse...
Lucius annaeus seneca - the soul has this proof of its divinity that...

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
Daylight, in my mind, the night faded.
Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird
I cannot believe that my illness is natural. I suspect Satan, and therefore I am the more inclined to take it lightly.
Martin Luthe
Desultory reading is delightful, but to be beneficial, our reading must be carefully directed.
Seneca

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
Friedrich nietzsche, human, all too human - people who comprehend a thing to its very depths...
The aim of public education is not to spread enlightenment at all it is simply to reduce as many individuals as possible to the same safe level, to breed a standard citizenry, to put down dissent and originality.
Henry Louis Mencken
I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.
Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop
Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
Mark Twain
All sanity depends on this that is should be a delight to feel heat strike the skin, a delight to stand upright, knowing the bones are moving easily under the flesh.
Doris Lessing
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, and a dark side, and it holds the universe together.
Carl Zwanzig
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
There are two kinds of light - - The glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurbe
Knowing how things work is the basis for appreciation, and is thus a source of civilized delight.
William Safire
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light.
Maurice Freehill
True greatness consists in the use of a powerful understanding to enlighten oneself and others.
Voltaire
Just being happy helps other souls along Their burdens may be heavy and they not strong And your own sky will lighten, If other skies you brighten, by just being happy with a heart full of song.
Ripley D. Saunders
Knowledge is love and light and vision.
Helen Kelle
I find women with well developed flesh very attractive. The scrawny little things doing commercials on my television set are slightly repulsive - - Like famine victims.
Dana Hatch
My religion consists of a humble admiration of the unlimitable superior who reveals Himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble minds. That deeply emotional conviction of the presence of a superior reasoning power, which is revealed in the incomprehensible universe, forms my idea of God.
Albert Einstein
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
Washington Irving, American writer and poet
Love and magic have a great deal in common. They enrich the soul, delight the heart. And they both take practice.
Nora Roberts
Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.
Dbjanski
Lord, make me an instrument of your peace where there is hatred, let me sow love where there is injury, pardon where there is doubt, faith where there is despair, hope where there is darkness, light and where there is sadness, joy.
Unknown
The moment you have in your heart this extraordinary thing called love and feel the depth, the delight, the ecstasy of it, you will discover that for you the world is transformed.
J. Krishnamurti
Begin today No matter how feeble the light, let it shine as best it may. The world may need just that quality of light which you have.
Henry C. Blinn
That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly.
Unknown
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
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
Do not judge men by mere appearances; for the light laughter that bubbles on the lip often mantles over the depths of sadness, and the serious look may be the sober veil that covers a divine peace and joy.
E. H. Chapin
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
Henry David Thoreau
Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together....
Carl Zwanzig
Put yourself on view. This brings your talents to light.
Baltasar Gracian
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
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
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
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
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