Health, a light body, freedom from cravings, a glowing skin, sonorous voice, fragrance of body: these signs indicate progress in the practice of meditation.
Nonsense is to sense, as shade to light; it heightens effect.
That gracious thing, made up of tears and light.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The religion of the Jews is, indeed, a light; but it is as the light of the glow-worm, which gives no heat, and illumines nothing but itself
Reputation is in itself only a farthing-candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
Architecture is the learned game, correct and magnificent, of forms assembled in the light.
If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.
To me every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle.
The universal medicine for the Soul is the Supreme Reason and Absolute Justice; for the mind, mathematical and practical Truth; for the body, the Quintessence, a combination of light and gold.
You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.
When you possess light within, you see it externally.
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.
Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft.
There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.
I will love the light for it shows me the way. Yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.
Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe. It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished.
Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
Solitude, though it may be silent as light, is like light, the mightiest of agencies; for solitude is essential to man. All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own set of laws.
In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
There can be no transforming of darkness into light and of apathy into movement without emotion.
Thousands of men breathe, move, and live; pass off the stage of life and are heard of no more. Why? They did not a particle of good in the world; and none were blest by them, none could point to them as the instrument of their redemption; not a line they wrote, not a word they spoke, could be recalled, and so they perished--their light went out in darkness, and they were not remembered more than the insects of yesterday. Will you thus live and die, O man immortal? Live for something