Quotations About / On:
A tree on a lower canopy doesn't get enough light.
If i can find the hidden light of love again, maybe i'll consider marriage.
Don't expect to see light behind an opaque wall
Be like light don't stop until you are told to do so.
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.)
Vanquished, led in irons, consumed by regrets, burnt by more fires than I ever lit.
(Jean Racine (1639-1699), French playwright. Pyrrhus, in Andromache, act 1, sc. 4 (1667).)
Sometimes we have to go through the darkness alone, before we can see the light.
(Adele Comandini. Edward Sutherland. Michael O'Brien (Charles Winninger), Beyond Tomorrow, to the spirit of one of his partners, who has joined him at the gates of Heaven (1940).
Original story by Mildred Cram and Adele Comandini.)
Fortune makes our virtues and vices visible, just as light does the objects of sight.
(François, Duc De La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer, moralist. repr. F.A. Stokes Co., New York (c. 1930). Moral Maxims and Reflections, no. 379 (1665-1678), trans. London (1706).)
Science is spectral analysis. Art is light synthesis.
(Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian satirist. repr. In Half-Truths and One-And-A Half-Truths: Selected Aphorisms, "Riddles out of Solutions," ed. Harry Zohn (1976). Pro Domo et Mundo, ch. 4 (1912).)
What visions in the dark of light!
(Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. The narrator, in Company, p. 59, Grove Press (1980).)