Light Quotes

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.

Chinese Proverb

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.

James Thurber

Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft.

Sven Nykvist

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.

Benjamin Franklin

There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

I will love the light for it shows me the way. Yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.

Og Mandino

We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own.

Ben Sweetland

You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.

Arlo Guthrie

When you possess light within, you see it externally.

Ana‘s Nin

In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.

Blaise Pascal

Wine is sunlight, held together by water.

Galileo

Where there is much light, the shadows are deepest.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor.

Irish Proverb

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.

Michael Strassfeld

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

Beautiful light is born of darkness, so the faith that springs from conflict is often the strongest and the best.

R. Turnbull

Light is the symbol of truth.

James Russell Lowell

Moonlight is sculpture.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

The only goal is in the process. The process is the thingwith little flashes of light here and there. Those are the gigs, those are the live shows. But its the life in betweenthats all I got.

Jeff Buckley

He disliked emotion, not because he felt lightly, but because he felt deeply.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

I light my candle from their torches.

Robert Burton

In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story Gathers round its head sublime.

Sir John Bowring

Let's dance put on your red shoes and dance the blues. Let's dance to the song they're playin' on the radio. Let's sway while colour lights up your face. Let's swa , sway through the crowd to an empty space.

David Robert Jones

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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