Quotations About / On: SHINE

  • 11.
    We imagined that the sun shining on their bare heads had stamped a liberal and public character on their most private thoughts.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers (1849), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 1, p. 226, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 12.
    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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  • 13.
    The stars which shone over Babylon and the stable in Bethlehem still shine as brightly over the Empire State Building and your front yard today. They perform their cycles with the same mathematical precision, and they will continue to affect each thing on earth, including man, as long as the earth exists.
    (Linda Goodman (b. 1929), U.S. astrologer. Linda Goodman's Sun Signs, afterword (1968).)
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  • 14.
    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).)
  • 15.
    It will be no excuse to an idle and untoward servant, who would not attend his business by candle-light, to plead that he had not broad sun-shine. The candle, that is set up in us, shines bright enough for all our purposes.
    (John Locke (1632-1704), British philosopher. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, bk. 1, ch. 1, sect. 5, p. 45, ed. P. Nidditch, Oxford, Clarendon Press (1975).)
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  • 16.
    Life is not only a flow but also a reality that shines eternally ever in cyclic manner. Only we need to feel this essence and truth.
    (Life and journey)
    More quotations from: Kumarmani Mahakul
  • 17.
    'When the Creator places in your life an angel, that guides you through and on your path, giving you knowledge and understanding. Life is about inspiring to be a better being, and all you can be. That's what makes this journey shine its rainbow colours and touch other souls with a dab of paint.'
    (Reaching others, Spiritual Connections, Colours of our Soul.)
    More quotations from: Annalee Hopkins Somerville
  • 18.
    'Watched the snow fall for most of the night, each flake was glistened by the moonlight, shining with life as it fell from the dark sky. Each flake fell with elegance, and landed on the ground delicately and perfectly in place, like it had a purpose. It was the most beautiful sight. It reminded me of life, that each experience has a purpose, we fall and pick ourselves up to continue our journey and how beautiful and imperfect we truly are.'
    (Journey, Path, Imperfections, Snowflakes, Purpose.)
    More quotations from: Annalee Hopkins Somerville
  • 19.
    As a human efforts are made, to outshine by trying to sparkle like a star. A true star never dies without glowing endlessly. The shine will remain and also glow will last forever truly.
    (rohit sapra)
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  • 20.
    Now, you mummy's darlings, get a rift on them boots. Definitely shine 'em, my little curly-headed lambs, for in our mob, war or no war, you die with clean boots on.
    (Gerald Kersh (1911-1968), British author, journalist. They Die With Their Boots Clean, prologue (1941).)
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