Quotations About / On: LIGHT

  • 11.
    People press toward the light not in order to see better but in order to shine better.—We are happy to regard the one before whom we shine as light.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 663, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 254, "Toward the Light," (1880).)
  • 12.
    When they have a choice, people will always gravitate to those rooms which have light on two sides, and leave the rooms which are lit only from one side unused and empty.
    (Christopher Alexander, U.S. architect. A Pattern Language, "Light on Two Sides of Every Room," Oxford University Press (1977). In the 159th of Alexander's 252 "patterns" for towns, buildings, and construction.)
  • 13.
    Billboards, billboards, drink this, eat that, use all manner of things, everyone, the best, the cheapest, the purest and most satisfying of all their available counterparts. Red lights flicker on every horizon, airplanes beware; cars flash by, more lights. Workers repair the gas main. Signs, signs, lights, lights, streets, streets.
    (Neal Cassady (1926-1968), U.S. beat hero. "Leaving LA by Train at Night, High ...," The First Third and Other Writings (1971).)
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  • 14.
    Ego and ignorance never allow light to come in. If it is piercing they prevent its entry by closing eyes turning light into darkness. But can light ever be transformed into darkness?
    More quotations from: Ramakrushna Sahu
  • 15.
    Yes, Lord, you are innocence itself: how could you conceive of Nothingness, you who are plenitude? Your gaze is light and transforms all into light: how could you know the half-light in my heart?
    (Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. The Devil and the Good Lord, act 3, sc. 6, Gallimard (1951).)
  • 16.
    A tree on a lower canopy doesn't get enough light.
    More quotations from: ANTHONY KIRUI
  • 17.
    If i can find the hidden light of love again, maybe i'll consider marriage.
    (Emmanuel Adekunle)
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  • 18.
    Don't expect to see light behind an opaque wall
    (Guess Who)
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  • 19.
    Be like light don't stop until you are told to do so.
    More quotations from: Haardik Ravat
  • 20.
    the light hides shadows of ghosts from our eyes and darkness hides ghosts from our eyes.
    (there is bad lurking in both goodness and badness.)
    More quotations from: Kenneth Maswabi
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