Light Quotes

William Shakespeare

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

Raymond Carver

They talked on into the early morning, the high, pale cast of light in the windows, and they did not think of leaving.

Lailah GiftyAkita

Love is a beautiful in all it's forms.
Love is the light that ignites by soul.

Effy Stonem

If you close your eyes you see darkness. But if you keep them closed for long enough.. you'll see light.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

Tahereh Mafi

It's the kind of kiss that inspires stars to climb into the sky and light up the world.

Amit Ray

There are many goals but one path - the path of compassion.. Amit Ray
There are many goals but one path - the path of compassion.

Walt Whitman

Pointing to another world will never stop vice among us; shedding light over this world can alone help us.

Aaron Cohen

Happiness is attained, not through self-interest, but through unconditional fidelity in endless love of eternal light.

Scott Hastie

The light needs only our trust
And, of course, the darkness
To work its eternal alchemy.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

Follow the path that leads to understanding. Only then, will you illuminate the way for others. Once you open your mind and gain knowledge, truth, you'll leave the darkness and enter into the light of wisdom.

Emily Dickinson

PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry.

Khalid Masood

There is light in the world, and it is time.

Alan Sheinwald

Life is like butter - when things cool down it can be reshaped

Brian A. McBride

The sun does not abandon the moon to darkness.

Brian A. McBride

Light or Death!

Brian A. McBride

Such a distant, forgotten thing, this Light.

Munia Khan

The world of light and starry grace;
within your mind I live to trace.
Your thought’s speed in thunder’s glory,
lightening my being with dream’s story.
I embrace the tree carrying your name
Your unspoken wish : the heart of fame.

Mike Norton

Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is what makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way.

Alan Sheinwald

The definition of a professional is one who does a job well even when they don't like it.

LeeAnn Taylor

Love is the light by which all are brought forward out of darkness.

Moriah McStay

It's just... You sound like lorde. But like, with maple syrup.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Death people who are still alive at this hour, must resurrect and ascend to the intellectual
Death people who are still alive at this hour, must resurrect and ascend to the intellectual heaven where there is no ignorance.

Anthony Liccione

Keep me heaven my soul has holes, leaking good morals, I once had control over dark matters of the world, give me courage and strength for my Lord, and sew the holes that hold you near. Keep me heaven my soul has holes.

D. Antoinette Foy

Your flesh is not a reflection of your soul. So when you look in the mirror, remember that your light outshines your flaws.

Brian A. McBride

With every fall of the sun and rise of the moon, I can hear it. The Prophecy. It echoes through the halls of time. It is written on the surface of every star. Even the sun and moon cannot withhold the news of the second coming. I hear it. And I fear it.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Love is light. Light is life.. Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is light.
Light is life.

Blue Balliett

What was a little dark, anyway? Just no sun, [Petra] reminded herself as her sneakers pounded toward the opening. Just dark, all three fine, she whispered to herself again and again, spinning the words outward into a mobile in her mind. They floated into dark-three, all-just-fine and then into all-fine, dark-just-three.

David Grossman

More than anything, more than anything she had with him, she missed the language they had invented, the likes of which she had never had nor would again. The thoughts and ideas he had birthed in her, his golden touch, and the words that erupted from her and became sparks of light to him.

Seth Adam Smith

Abundance in life is achieved only when we tear down walls and fill our lives with light.

Wilkie Collins

Miss Fairlie laughed with a ready good-humour, which broke out as brightly as if it had been part of the sunshine above us…

Alexandra Elle

The Sun will rise and set regardless. What we choose to do with the light while it's here is up to us. Journey wisely.

Denis Diderot

I picture the vast realm of the sciences as an immense landscape scattered with patches of dark and light. The goal towards which we must work is either to extend the boundaries of the patches of light, or to increase their number. One of these tasks falls to the creative genius; the other requires a sort of sagacity combined with perfectionism.

Oprah Winfrey

You have to find what sparks a light in you so that you in your own way can illuminate the world.

Alexandra Elle

When you live in love and light, you will not go unseen; ignite the world with every flame of your being.

Angie Karan Krezos

Every little gracious act adds to the quotient of grace in the world - how gracious can you be today? All of you are connected - all of us are connected - we are all ONE being - breathing, living, light....

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

Wow, a world without darkness. How beautiful was that?

Jack Gilbert

Once she said the world was an astonishing animal: light was its spirit and noise was its mind. That it was composed to feed on honor, but did not.

Rob Liano

Until people learn to love others more than they love to hate others, not much will change in this world.

Fela Durotoye

As a nation, we will only become the shining light to the world with the emergence of more and more role models worthy of emulation by all

Jerry Spinelli

She was bendable light: she shone around every corner of my day.

Simone Weil

Love is not consolation. It is light.

Shel Silverstein

The baby bat
Screamed out in fright,
'Turn on the dark,
I'm afraid of the light.

E.M. Forster

We cast a shadow on something wherever we stand, and it is no good moving from place to place to save things; because the shadow always follows. Choose a place where you won't do harm - yes, choose a place where you won't do very much harm, and stand in it for all you are worth, facing the sunshine.

Unknown Author

You're here to be light, bringing out the God-colors in the world.
(Matthew 5:14, The Message)

Hubert Selby Jr.

There's a sorrow and pain in everyone's life, but every now and then there's a ray of light that melts the loneliness in your heart and brings comfort like hot soup and a soft bed.

Taylor Swift

It's alright, just wait and see, your string of lights is still bright to me. Who you are is not where you've been. You're still an innocent. It's okay life is a tough crowd, 32 is still growing up now.


If there be light, then there is darkness; if cold, heat; if height, depth; if solid, fluid; if hard, soft; if rough, smooth; if calm, tempest; if prosperity, adversity; if life, death.

Carrie Hope Fletcher

Happiness is always there. You just have to choose to see it. There's no point dwelling in the dark and ignoring the light of the stars.

Nizar Qabbani

Light is more important than the lantern,
The poem more important than the notebook

Paulo Coelho

No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around.

Carl Von Clausewitz

If the mind is to emerge unscathed from this relentless struggle with the unforeseen, two qualities are indispensable: first, an intellect that, even in the darkest hour, retains some glimmerings of the inner light which leads to truth; and second, the courage to follow this faint light wherever it may lead.

Augustine Of Hippo

It’s not in the book or in the writer that readers discern the truth of what they read; they see it in themselves, if the light of truth has penetrated their minds.

Michael Spencer

What we believe about God is the most important truth we believe, and it's the one truth that does the most to shape us. God is the Sun too bright for us to see. Jesus is the Prism who makes the colors beautiful and comprehensible.

Mike Norton

For a man who walks in the light, to stay humble is not to walk in the dark; you don't need to project yourself to be thought an honest man.

George Fox

Sing and rejoice ye children of the day and the light; for the Lord is at work in this thick night of darkness that may be felt: and the Truth doth flourish as the rose, and lilies do grow among the thorns and the plants atop the hills, and upon them the lambs doth skip and play.

Jon Paul Fiorentino

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Oche Otorkpa

Lies Have expiry dates but the truth never expires

LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier

Beyond the noise-
in between the space of ego + my sacred self;I’ve learned to
 trust the voice of my soul.

Tanna Marie Angers

Love being the only flower that opens and reaches for the light. Light will always come, because it longs to be reached for, and darkness is put away.

Danielle Bernock

Yeah, it didn't work like that because lies cannot protect


You were born a child of light’s wonderful secret - you return to the beauty you have always been.

Jess C. Scott

The brightest light casts the darkest shadow.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The dawn of light is the liberation of souls.

R. N. Prasher

What is knowledge but a lucid enunciation of ignorance of yesterday. If there is no darkness to dispel, there can be no light.

Unknown Author

In the heartfelt mercy of our God, the dawn from on high will visit us, to shine on those sitting in darkness, in the shadow of death, to guide our feet to the way of peace.

Robert Fanney

May your feet ever walk in the light of two suns... and may the moonshadow never fall on you...

Ricky Maye

Being the light of the world is about being a broken, exploding, scarred star and shining a light of hope and inspiration to everyone around you.

LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier

I am a 21st Century Yoda in stilettos.

LaShaun Middlebrooks Collier

I'm a present-day Yoda in stilettos.

Amaka Imani Nkosazana

In the Light of your Wisdom, You Shine. In the Midst of your Truth, Your Faith is Evident. From inside your Spirit, You are Love.

Victoria Moran

Because I was more often happy for other people, I got to spend more time being happy. And as I saw more light in everybody else, I seemed to have more myself. (250)

Roman Payne

Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.. Roman Payne
Ô, Sunlight! The most precious gold to be found on Earth.

Claire Lunette

If you fall in darkness, there will be light. If your fall enter depression, there is some sort of happiness. Fall but get up. Weak but be strong. Life is just beginning

Diana Rose Morcilla

It's true. The storms won't last forever. The nasty weather will never last. There is always that light at the end of the tunnel.

William Shakespeare

When he shall die,
Take him and cut him out in little stars,
And he will make the face of heaven so fine
That all the world will be in love with night
And pay no worship to the garish sun.

Tsugumi Ohba

An eye for an eye my friend.

Victor Hugo

I see black light (his last words)

Sylvia Plath

The night sky is only a sort of carbon paper,
Blueblack, with the much-poked periods of stars
Letting in the light, peephole after peephole-
A bonewhite light, like death, behind all things.

Mike Norton

The best way to be appreciative for your life is to live it; don't die for any other reason but love. Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way.

Barbara Kingsolver

While we watched without comprehension, she moved away to where none of us wanted to follow. Ruth May shrank back through the narrow passage between this brief fabric of light and all the rest of what there is for us: the long waiting. Now she will wait the rest of the time. It will be exactly as long as the time that passed before she was born.

Alexander Pope

Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:
God said, Let Newton be! and all was light.

Colum McCann

Rather he consoled himself with the fact that, in the real world, when he looked closely into the darkness he might find the presence of a light, damaged and bruised, but a little light all the same.

Toba Beta

Light of star gives light on space.
Light of God gives birth to all stars.

Pope John XXIII

If God created shadows it was to better emphasise the light.

Lailah Gifty Akita

God is a life-giving light.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Everlasting light, everlasting glory.

Lailah Gifty Akita

The precious promise of God’s word is light unto our path.

Lailah Gifty Akita

When you walk through the darkness, God shall be your light!.

Lailah Gifty Akita

There is light within your soul. Let it shine.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Children of the light, walk in the light.

Craig D. Lounsbrough

When will I realize that without God my world is draped in shadows between which there is not a single ray of light? And when will I recognize that with God, my world is deluged in light between which there is not a single thread of darkness?

Brittany L. Engels

If darkness was meant to rule it wouldn’t be chased away by the Light.” -Sheelagh

Leonard Nimoy

Embracing the Light

Collected bits of truth
Shimmering sparks
Shards of light
Bursting Bright
in divine ecstatic flame.

Leonard Cohen

There is a crack in everything.
That's how the light gets in.

Landon Parham

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

Rick Yancey

But hope is no less realistic than despair. It is still our choice whether to live in light or lie down in darkness.

Christine De Pizan

[A] person whose head is bowed and whose eyes are heavy cannot look at the light.

Miguel Torga

May the sun come, it's a new day; In the pure land of fantasy; That our darkness enlightened

Sumangali Morhall

There have been bleak nights along my way, many of my own making, but life is all the brighter for them now. To the human eye, without the darkness there are no stars.

Lailah Gifty Akita

Overcome darkness, so that you may walk in the light.


Soulful intent...A perspective that reminds us that our understanding is not the only way" from Cinderella in Focus: Cindy's Secret

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