Thursday, 28 March 2013


A candle loses nothing if it is used to light another one. - Unknown

A man should learn to detect and foster that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within far more than the lustre of the whole firmament without. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of being. - Carl Jung

At the darkest moment comes the light. - Joseph Campbell

At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have light the flame within us. - Unknown

Be a light unto the world, a standard to others. You can live in the world and not partake of the sins of the world. You can live life joyously, beautifully, unmarred by the ugliness of sin. - Ezra Taft Benson

Every man as well as every day has its lights and shades. - Winfield Scott

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

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. - Desiderius Erasmus

He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star. - William Blake

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. - William Shakespeare

I have seen the sun with a little ray of distant light challenge all the powers of darkness, and without violence and noise, climbing up the hill, hath made night so retire that its memory was lost in the joys and sprightliness of the morning. - Jeremy Taylor

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

If you look in the eyes of the young, you see flame. If you look in the eyes of the old, you see light. - Victor Hugo

If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining. - Guy Finley

In Light there is Dark, and in Dark there is Light. - Kami Garcia

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present. - Sir Francis Bacon

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. - Aaron Rose

Keep your face toward the light, and the darkness will never be able to close in on you. - Unknown

Let nothing come between you and the light. - Henry David Thoreau

Life isn't just about darkness or light, rather it's about finding light within the darkness. - Landon Parham

Light a candle, rather than curse the darkness. - Adlai Stevenson

Light is a fluid of sunbeams. - At-Tunikhi

Light is a plastic medium that is the key ingredient shared by every photograph and determines the look of every photograph you make. Light's authority defines the essence of a subject. Light is the glue that holds your image together. - Robert Hirsch

Light is a reality. Darkness is the absence of that reality. Light is a positive force. Darkness is not a force or a presence or a quantity of any kind. It appears only when light disappears. Light is not dependent upon darkness, but darkness is totally dependent upon light. - John W. Sloat

Light is a source of revelation. Regardless of what you might think, it is finding out something that you did not know. Light illuminates your pathway in life. Light allows you to put one thing in front of the other. - Angela Clark

Light is a thing that can be measured. It has a speed of 186,000 miles per second, and it can be investigated in a number of different ways. It has physical properties. It does not have mass – you cannot hold onto it – but nonetheless it can be studied by physicists. It is really there. It is a real thing. Darkness, on the other hand, is nothing. It does not exist. There is nothing to count, nothing to measure, nothing to evaluate. - Harry Lee Poe

Light is good from whatever lamp it shines. - Unknown

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

Light is the symbol of truth. - James Russell Lowell

Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it is wrong. No matter how fast light travels, it finds the darkness has always got there first, and is waiting for it. - Terry Pratchett

Light tomorrow with today. - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things. - Demi Lovato

Of all the marvelous creations of nature, none is more wonderful or more widely diffused than light. - Acton

Once in a while you can get shown the light, in the strangest of places if you look at it right. - Jerry Garcia 

Our moments of light are moments of happiness; in the mind, when it is clear weather it is fine weather. Joubert

People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. - C. J. Roberts

Some days you will be the light for others, and some days you will need some light from them. As long as there is light, there is hope, and there is a way. - Jennifer Gayle

Some people change their ways when they see the light, others when they feel the heat. - Unknown

Sometimes our light goes out, but is blown again into instant flame by an encounter with another human being. - Albert Schweitzer

The light in the world comes principally from two sources, the sun and the student's lamp. - Christian Nestell Bovee

The light of the day is followed by night, as a shadow follows a body. - Aristotle

The path of the righteous ones is like the bright light that is getting lighter and lighter until the day is firmly established. - Unknown

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

There are two ways of spreading the light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. - Edith Wharton

There is a light that shines beyond all things on earth, beyond the highest, the very highest heavens. This is the light that shines in your heart. - Chandogya Upanishad

There is strong shadow where there is much light. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

There might not be so much of a difference between the side of Light and the side of Dark as you suppose. After all, without the Dark, there is nothing for the Light to burn away. - Cassandra Clare

To confront a person with his own shadow is to show him his own light. - Carl Jung

We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when adults are afraid of the light. - Plato

We cannot hold a torch to light anothers path without brightening our own. - Ben Sweetland

What is to give light must endure burning. - Viktor E. Frankl

Where there is much light, the shadow is deep. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You live through the darkness from what you learned in the light. - Hope MacDonald

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