Light Quotes

There is nothing ugly; 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

I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.

Og Mandino

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

If we would guide by the light of reason, we must let our minds be bold.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

Love is the greatest light, the brightest torch, and will always be the greatest instrument of change.

Jennifer Beals

A glimmer of light is better than no illumination at all.

Sir John James Cowperthwaite

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

He who never looks up to a living God, to a heavenly presence, loses the power of perceiving that presence, and the universe slowly turns into a dead machine, clashing and grinding on, without purpose or end. If the light within us be darkness, how great is that darkness!

James Freeman Clarke

The academic mind reflects infinity, and is full of light by the simple process of being shallow and standing still.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

"'Tis blessed to believe"; you say: The saying may be true enow And it can add to Life a light: only remains to show us how.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

I hear him, before I go to sleep And focus on the day that's been. I realise he's there, When I turn the light off and turn over.

Kate Bush

I am my enemy Mowing me over, And towing the light away.

Kate Bush

As soon as a true thought has entered our mind, it gives a light which makes us see a crowd of other objects which we have never perceived before.

Franois Ren, vicomte de Chateaubriand

Die goldene Medina. The accent was not on the golden (except in the sense of some mysterious Light), but on the Medina - that is, the city of hope, the city of deliverance.

Whittaker Chambers

Love is ever the beginning of Knowledge as fire is of light.

Thomas Carlyle
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