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.
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
There is something haunting in the light of the moon.
Love changes darkness into light and makes the heart take a wingless flight.
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.
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.
How do the angels get to sleep when the devil leaves the porch light on?
If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light.
Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness,
selfishness, and fears.
Bad habits are like chains that are too light to feel until they are too heavy to carry.
May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light. May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.
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
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.
Sex is a flame which uncontrolled may scorch; properly guided, it will light the torch of eternity
The duty of criticism is neither to depreciate nor dignify by partial representations, but to hold out the light of reason, whatever it may discover; and to promulgate the determinations of truth, whatever she shall dictate
That grief is light which can take counsel.
Light griefs are plaintive , but great ones are dumb
Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second and you can hop from one place to another. Itís a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light means something, as in a dream.
I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have a light joyousness of springtime which never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.
Faith is a light of such supreme brilliance that it dazzles the mind and darkens all its visions of other realities, but in the end when we become used to the new light, we gain a new view of all reality transfigured and elevated in the light itself.
I will gather myself around my faith, for light does the darkness most fear.
Men of genius are meteors intended to burn to light their century.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
Christmas will always be in the hearts of God's children everywhere as they extend a helping hand to a friend in need ... as they go about reflecting God's goodness in the little quiet and unheralded expressions of a loving heart ... as they share the light of the world with those who live in darkness .