Light Quotes

The task is overwhelming, and the chance is slight. We must take the chance or die.
Robert Hutchins
But the greatest menace to our civilization today is the conflict between giant organized systems of self - Righteousness - - Each system only too delighted to find that the other is wicked - - Each only too glad that the sins give it the pretext for still deeper hatred and animosity.
Herbert Butterfield

Henry ward beeche - young love is a flame; very pretty, often very...
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
George Goethals
Happiness is reflective, like the light of heaven.
Washington Irving, American writer and poet
Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number.
Maurice Druon

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
Edwin p. whipple - an epigram often flashes light into regions where...
A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.
Bernard Meltze
Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.
Rabindranath Tagore
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
Hannah more - one kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of...
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
If Thomas Edison invented electric light today, Dan Rather would report it on CBS News as candle making industry threatened.
Newt Gingrich
I hope they never find out that lightning has a lot of vitamins in it, because do you hide from it or not.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
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
In order to deserve, we must pay our dues and steadily work for perfection. We must relish in struggle, and relinquish pride. We must dispel fear and seek enlightenment. We must shun division and honor love. We must know our hearts and seek to understand others. We must try, live, create, feel, grow and love.
Bryant McGill, Stanford Lectures on Poetry, 1990
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
Jamie Lee Curtis
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
The Lord is my light and my salvation - So why should I be afraid.
Bible, Psalm 27: 1 NLT
What is to give light must endure burning.
Dr. Viktor E Frankl
The affections are like lightning; You cannot tell where they will strike till they have fallen.
Jean Baptiste Lacoraire
True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked.
Erich Segal
I was astonished at the effect my successful landing in France had on the nations of the world. To me, it was like a match lighting a bonfire.
Charles A. Lindbergh
Blessed are the cracked For they shall let in the light.
Unknown
The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.
Euripides, Alcestis, 438 B. C.
I never saw an ugly thing in my life for let the form of an object be what it may - Light, shade, and perspective will always make it beautiful.
John Constable
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Plato
My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light.
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
Marianne Williamson, Return to Love, 1992
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
He who knoweth the precepts by heart, but faileth to practice them, Is like unto one who lighteth a lamp and then shutteth his eyes.
Siddha Nagarjuna
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Buddha
Of the delights of this world man cares most for sexual intercourse, yet he has left it out of his heaven.
Mark Twain
Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.
Christopher Columbus
The soul has this proof of its divinity that divine things delight in it.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
But wherefore thou alone Wherefore with theeCame not all hell broke loose Is pain to themLess pain, less to be fled, or thou than theyLess hardy to endure Courageous chief, The first in flight from pain, hadst thou allegedTo thy deserted host this cause of flight, Thou surely hadst not come sole fugitive.
John Milton
Weather forcast for tonight: dark. Continued dark overnight, with widely scattered light by morning.
George Carlin
Now cracks a noble heart. Good night sweet prince: And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest!
William Shakespeare, "Hamlet", Act 5 scene 2