Light Quotes 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

Order is the pleasure of the reason; but disorder is the delight of the imagination.

Paul Claudel

You look at any poetic creature: muslin, ether, demigoddess, millions of delights; then you look into the soul and find the most ordinary crocodile!

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

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

Nafai knew the rule: when a man acts like a child, he's boyish, and everyone's delighted; when a boy acts the same way, he's childish, and everyone tells him to be a man.

Orson Scott Card

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

For the game is everlasting only insofar as we keep returning to it for delights put into it by countless boys of all ages.

Sir Neville Cardus

The best lightning rod for your protection is your own spine.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Good humor is a tonic for mind and body. It is the best antidote for anxiety and depression. It is a business asset. It attracts and keep friends. It lightens human burdens. It is the direct route to serenity and contentment.

Greenville Kleisser

One must not think slightingly of the paradoxical for the paradox is the source of the thinkers passion, and the thinker without a paradox is like a lover without feeling: a paltry mediocrity.

Sren Kierkegaard

So many read good books and get nothing, because they read them over cursorily, slightly, superficially.

Thomas Brooks

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

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

A mothers happiness is like a beacon, lighting up the future but reflected also on the past in the guise of fond memories.

Honor de Balzac

Cherish your visions; cherish your ideals; cherish the music that stirs in your heart, the beauty that forms in your mind, the loveliness that drapes your purest thoughts, for out of them will grow all delightful conditions, all, heavenly environment; of these, if you but remain true to them, your world will at last be built.

James Allen

Religious awe is the same organic thrill which we feel in a forest at twilight, or in a mountain gorge.

William James

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 difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The art of politics is learning to walk with your back to the wall, your elbows high, and a smile on your face. It's a survival game played under the glare of lights.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

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

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Journalism may not dare too much. It can be gently humorous and ironic, very lightly touched by idiosyncrasy, but it must not repel readers by digging too deeply. This is especially true of its approach to language: the conventions are not questioned. The questioning of linguistic conventions is one of the main duties of what we call literature.

Anthony Burgess

For of all gainful professions, nothing is better, nothing more pleasing, nothing more delightful, nothing better becomes a well-bred man than agriculture.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

"'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

There's a hole in the sky with a big eyeball Calling me: "Come up and be a kite, On a diamond flight!"

Kate Bush

A diamond kite On a diamond flight. Over the lights, under the moon. Over the lights, under the moon. Over the moon, over the moon!

Kate Bush
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