Light Quotes

The poem is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see --i t is, rather, a light by which we may see -- and what we see is life.

Robert Penn Warren

The sculptor must paint with his chisel; half his touches are not to realize, but to put power into, the form. They are touches of light and shadow, and raise a ridge, or sink a hollow, not to represent an actual ridge or hollow, but to get a line of light, or a spot of darkness.

John Ruskin

Light reveals righteousness, and it also reveals sin.

Theodore Epp

In light of the substantial attention given this case by the Supreme Court, I believe my continued participation would create a distraction of no benefit to the parents or the best interest of the child.

Carl Lewis

Those who make a practice of comparing human actions are never so perplexed as when they try to see them as a whole and in the same light; for they commonly contradict each other so strangely that it seems impossible that they have come from the same shop.

Michel de Montaigne

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same

Nelson Mandela

Choose your intention carefully and then practice holding your consciousness to it, so it becomes the guiding light in your life.

John Roger

First, believe in this world - that there is meaning behind everything. Everything in the world is good, is holy and beautiful. If you see something evil, think that you do not understand it in the right light. Throw the burden on yourselves!

Swami Vivekananda

Great perils have this beauty, that they bring to light the fraternity of strangers.

Victor Hugo

Words do two major things: They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness

Jim Rohn

On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.

Buddha

Nonsense is to sense, as shade to light; it heightens effect.

Frederick Saunders

A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.

Paulo Coelho

Light be the earth upon you, lightly rest.

Euripides

I at least have so much to do in unraveling certain human lots, and seeing how they were woven and interwoven, that all the light I can command must be concentrated on this particular web, and not dispersed over that tempting range of relevancies called the universe.

George Eliot
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