Quotes About Light
1.Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
2.As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.
3.Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
4.My mind withdrew its thoughts from experience, extracting itself from the contradictory throng of sensuous images, that it might find out what that light was wherein it was bathed… And thus, with the flash of one hurried glance, it attained to the vision of That Which Is.
5.In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
6.People are like stained – glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
7.I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.
8.Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
9.We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
10.The way of fortune is like the milkyway in the sky; which is a number of small stars, not seen asunder, but giving light together: so it is a number of little and scarce discerned virtues, or rather faculties and customs, that make men fortunate.
11.One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty counsels. The thing to do is to supply light and not heat.
12.Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
13.It is not light that we need, but fire; it is not the gentle shower, but thunder. We need the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake.
14.Knowledge is love and light and vision.
15.Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness, Light, Solidity and Colour, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest.
16.Atheism is so senseless. When I look at the solar system, I see the earth at the right distance from the sun to receive the proper amounts of heat and light. This did not happen by chance.
17.The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.
18.Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
19.It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
20.The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.
21.Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
22.Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
23.There is a wide, yawning black infinity. In every direction, the extension is endless; the sensation of depth is overwhelming. And the darkness is immortal. Where light exists, it is pure, blazing, fierce; but light exists almost nowhere, and the blackness itself is also pure and blazing and fierce
24.I think there’s many a slaveholder’ll get to Heaven. They don’t know better. They acts up to the light they have.
25.There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in.
26.There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
27.Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
28.If you’re lucky, and a building succeeds, the real product has many more dimensions than you can ever imagine. You have the sun, the light, the rain, the birds, the feel.
29.I am deeply spiritual; I revel in those things that make for good – the things that we can do to shed a little light, to help place an oft-dissonant universe back in tune with itself… Long live art, long live friendship, long live the joy of life!
30.Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.
31.We have to confront ourselves. Do we like what we see in the mirror? And, according to our light, according to our understanding, according to our courage, we will have to say yea or nay – and rise!
32.If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?
33.Some men know that a light touch of the tongue, running from a woman’s toes to her ears, lingering in the softest way possible in various places in between, given often enough and sincerely enough, would add immeasurably to world peace.
34.Intersectionality is an analytic sensibility, a way of thinking about identity and its relationship to power. Originally articulated on behalf of black women, the term brought to light the invisibility of many constituents within groups that claim them as members but often fail to represent them.
35.Fellow citizens, we cannot escape history. We, of this Congress and this administration, will be remembered in spite of ourselves. No personal significance, or insignificance, can spare one or another of us. The fiery trial through which we pass will light us down in honor or dishonor, to the latest generation.
36.It’s still scary every time I go back to the past. Each morning, my heart catches. When I get there, I remember how the light was, where the draft was coming from, what odors were in the air. When I write, I get all the weeping out.
37.I am in the world feeling my way to light ‘amid the encircling gloom.’
38.And if you don’t believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.
39.A scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
40.Light is architectural. It is sculptural.
41.Daylight reveals color; artificial light drains it.
42.Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
43.When you can’t make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
44.Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
45.We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.
46.We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us thru that darkness to a safe and sane future.
47.A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
48.I think that the equator could act as a great equalizer for all life on Earth, celebrated as the great energy belt of the planet. If all our energy grids were synchronized, the light side of the planet could provide energy for the dark side, according to the movement of the sun.
49.The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
50.Love is not consolation. It is light.
51.In the flush of love’s light, we dare be brave. And suddenly we see that love costs all we are, and will ever be. Yet it is only love which sets us free.
52.Each one prays to God according to his own light.
53.I am convinced after more than 50 years in the field of motivation that anyone who wants to learn to look at life and/or their circumstances in a positive light can do so.
54.I read for the ‘ah-ha’s,’ the information that makes a light bulb go off in my mind. I want to put information in my mind that is going to be the most beneficial to me, my family and my fellow man – financially, morally, spiritually, and emotionally.
55.Here ends my forever memorable first High Sierra excursion. I have crossed the Range of Light, surely the brightest and best of all the Lord has built. And, rejoicing in its glory, I gladly, gratefully, hopefully pray I may see it again.
56.All the world lies warm in one heart, yet the Sierra seems to get more light than other mountains. The weather is mostly sunshine embellished with magnificent storms, and nearly everything shines from base to summit – the rocks, streams, lakes, glaciers, irised falls, and the forests of silver fir and silver pine.
57.Oh, these vast, calm, measureless mountain days, days in whose light everything seems equally divine, opening a thousand windows to show us God.
58.Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
59.When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
60.You have to realize that up until about 1959, Africa was dominated by the colonial powers. And by the colonial powers of Europe having complete control over Africa, they projected Africa always in a negative light – jungles, savages, cannibals, nothing civilized.