Meaningful Quotes about Light
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Your path is illuminated by the light
Yet darkness lets the stars shine bright.
- J.L.W. Brooks
A smile is the light in the window of your face that tells people you're at home. - Author Unknown
When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength. Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living. If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.
Nothing in the universe can travel at the speed of light, they say, forgetful of the shadow's speed. - Howard Nemerov
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. - Kahlil Gibran
Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light? - Maurice Freehill
It's a cruel season that makes you get ready for bed while it's light out. - Calvin
Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. - Chinese Proverb
He that has light within his own clear breast
May sit i' the centre, and enjoy bright day:
But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts
Benighted walks under the mid-day sun;
Himself his own dungeon.
- John Milton
We should render thanks to God for having produced this temporal light, which is the smile of heaven and joy of the world, spreading it like a cloth of gold over the face of the air and earth, and lighting it as a torch by which we might behold His works.—Caussin.
I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
Hail, holy light! offspring of heaven first-born.—Milton.
Light itself is a great corrective. A thousand wrongs and abuses that are grown in darkness disappear, like owls and bats, before the light of day.—James A. Garfield.
I am the light of the world.—John 9:5.
No wonder that light is so frequently used by the sacred oracles as the symbol of our best blessings. Of the Gospel revelation one apostle says, "The night is far spent, and the day is at hand." Another, under the impression of the same auspicious event, thus applied the language of ancient prophecy: "The people who sat in darkness have seen a great light; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up."—Baseley.
The light in the world comes principally from two sources,—the sun, and the student's lamp.—Bovee.