Light Quotes

Kenko yoshida - to sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread...
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

The yearning for an afterlife is the opposite of selfish it is love and praise for the world that we are privileged, in this complex interval of light, to witness and experience.
John Updike
Thomas campbell - cease, every joy, to glimmer on my mind, but...
It is an odd thing, but everyone who disappears is said to be seen at San Francisco. It must be a delightful city, and possess all the attractions of the next world.
Oscar Wilde
Albert einstein - my religion consists of a humble admiration of...

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
For with slight efforts how should we obtain great results It is foolish even to desire it.
Euripides
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
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
It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
Taylor Benson
When you close your doors, and make darkness within, remember never to say that you are alone, for you are not alone nay, God is within, and your genius is within. And what need have they of light to see what you are doing.
Epictetus
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
Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
Iris Murdoch
Lighter is the wound foreseen.
Cato the Elde
Every advantage in the past is judged in the light of the final issue.
Demosthenes, First Olynthiac
Nowadays a citizen can hardly distinguish between a tax and a fine, except that the fine is generally much lighter.
G. K. Chesterton
Blessed are the cracked For they shall let in the light.
Unknown
Roots creep under the ground to make a firm foundation. Shoots seems new and small, but to reach the light they can break through brick walls.
Jane Goodall
Freedom is just Chaos, with better lighting.
Alan Dean Foster "To the Vanishing Point".
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
The pleasures which we most rarely experience give us the greatest delight.
Desiderius Erasmus
The Night has a thousand eyes, And the Day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one; Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done.
Francis William Bourdillon
Never do today what you can put off till tomorrow. Delay may give clearer light as to what is best to be done.
Aaron Bu
Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err. It passes my comprehension how human beings, be they ever so experienced and able, can delight in depriving other human beings of that precious right.
Ghandi, 1931
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Douglas Adams
Life is lighter than a feather, duty heavier than a mountain.
Robert Jordan, The Great Hunt, Book 2 of The Wheel of Time
Dream is not a revelation. If a dream affords the dreamer some light on himself, it is not the person with closed eyes who makes the discovery but the person with open eyes lucid enough to fit thoughts together. Dream - A scintillating mirage surrounded by shadows - Is essentially poetry.
Jesse Louis Jackson
Every burned book or house enlightens the world every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
George Orwell
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage - - It can be delightful.
George Bernard Shaw
She is not fair to outward view As many maidens be Her loveliness I never knew Until she smiled on me Oh then I saw her eye was bright, A well of love, a spring of light.
Hartley Coleridge
Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.
Kahlil Gibran
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; Where there is sadness, joy.
Saint Francis of Assisi, "Prayer of St Francis" (attributed)
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
One of the delights known to age, and beyond the grasp of youth, is that of Not Going.
J. B. Priestley
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light.
Maurice Freehill
I think that their flight from and hatred of technology is self - Defeating. The Buddha rests quite as comfortably in the circuits of a digital computer of the gears of a cycle transmission as he does at the top of a mountain or in the petals of a flower. To think otherwise is to demean the Buddha - - which is to demean oneself.
Robert M. Pursig, "Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance".
The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Truth is so great a perfection, that if God would render himself visible to men, he would choose light for his body and truth for his soul.
Pythagorus