Quotations About / On: SHINE

  • 11.
    One shining quality lends a lustre to another, or hides some glaring defect.
    (William Hazlitt (1778-1830), British essayist. repr. In Complete Works, vol. 9, ed. P.P. Howe (1932). Characteristics, no. 162 (first published anonymously in 1823).)
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  • 12.
    Foolery, sir, does walk about the orb like the sun, it shines everywhere.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Feste, in Twelfth Night, act 3, sc. 1, l. 38-9. To Cesario (Viola in disguise), varying the proverb, "the sun shines on all alike"; "foolery" is Feste's profession, but also means foolish behavior.)
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  • 13.
    Time dissipates to shining ether the solid angularity of facts.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "History," Essays, First Series (1841).)
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  • 14.
    Let the truth shine in the dark corners of the world and, bring light to all in peace.
    (Wisdom)
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  • 15.
    Language is a serious weapon in shining and sharing Truth. It is also a serious weapon used in its distortion.
    (Suzy Kassem)
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  • 16.
    There Was a Country in which the Half of a Yellow Sun shone on The Famished Road...
    (Nigeria...)
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  • 17.
    I walk between the light and the Dark. I shall walk this earth to the suns flare shines no more for I AM WARLOCK
    (Adventures of Warlockbob 777)
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  • 18.
    Second-rate knowledge, and middling talents, carry a man farther at courts, and in the busy part of the world, than superior knowledge and shining parts.
    (Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694-1773), British statesman, man of letters. Letter, June 20, 1751, Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl, Earl of Chesterfield, to his Son, Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl, Esq, 5th ed., vol. III, p. 213, London (1774).)
  • 19.
    We either praise or blame according to whether the one or the other provides the greater opportunity to let our power of judgment shine.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 87, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Human, All-Too-Human, "On the History of Moral Sentiments," aphorism 86, "Tipping the Balance," (1878).)
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  • 20.
    Physical love, so unjustly decried, forces everyone to manifest even the smallest bits of kindness he possesses, of selflessness, that they shine in the eyes of all who surround him.
    (Marcel Proust (1871-1922), French novelist. Nouvelle Revue Française (1913). Remembrance of Things Past, vol. I, Swann's Way, p. 147, Pléiade (1954).)
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