Light Quotes

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.

Martin Luther King Jr

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

Pythagoras

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.

Matthew Arnold

May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.

Irish Blessings

There is something haunting in the light of the moon.

Joseph Conrad

Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too heavy to carry.

Warren Buffet

How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on?

Tom Waits

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Martin Luther King Jr

True love is the most enduring of all of life's worldly possessions, never tarnishing over time, but ever to remain bright and brilliant in the light of love.

Unknown

Life becomes religious whenever we make it so: when some new light is seen, when some deeper appreciation is felt, when some larger outlook is gained, when some nobler purpose is formed, when some task is well done.

Sophia Lyon Fahs

People are like stained glass windows -- the true beauty can be seen only when there is light from within. The darker the night, the brighter the windows

Elizabeth KublerRoss

An optimist is a person who sees only the lights in the picture, whereas a pessimist sees only the shadows. An idealist, however, is one who sees the light and the shadows, but in addition sees something else: the possibility of changing the picture, of making the lights prevail over the shadows.

Felix Adler

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Ambrose Bierce

Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a wingless flight.

Helen Steiner Rice

I will greet this day with love in my heart. And how will I do this? Henceforth will I look on all things with love and I will be born again. I will love the sun for it warms my bones; yet I will love the rain for it cleanses my spirit. I will love the light for it shows me the way; yet I will love the darkness for it shows me the stars. I will welcome happiness for it enlarges my heart; yet I will endure sadness for it opens my soul. I will acknowledge rewards for they are my due; yet I will welcome obstacles for they are my challenge.

Og Mandino

Though my soul may set in darkness, It will rise in perfect light, I have loved the stars too fondly To be fearful of the night

Sarah Williams

The light of the body is the eye: if therefore thine eye be single, thy whole body shall be full of light.

Bible

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

For the night shows stars and women in a better light.

Lord Byron

Night has become painful for me. It brings to light the regrets of the day.

Grey Livingston

Knowledge does not come to us in details, but in flashes of light from heaven.

Henry David Thoreau

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.

Albert Schweitzer

If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light. Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness, and fears.

Glenn Clark

One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.

Woodrow T. Wilson
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