Quotations About / On: SHINE

  • 31.
    The blaze of reputation cannot be blown out, but it often dies in the socket; a very few names may be considered as perpetual lamps that shine unconsumed.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Letter, May 1, 1780, to Hester Thrale. Quoted in James Boswell, Life of Samuel Johnson (1791).)
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  • 32.
    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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  • 33.
    If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
    (Sophocles (497-406/5 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Ajax, l. 11.)
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  • 34.
    Teaching is the perpetual end and office of all things. Teaching, instruction is the main design that shines through the sky and earth.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Quoted in Robert D. Richardson, Jr., Emerson: The Mind on Fire, ch. 25 (1995).)
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  • 35.
    If you can try and understand the language of the stars, you will know that what they say is that you will shine everywhere you go, nomatter how dark the sky may be, people will still see you shining..never give up!
    (Determination)
    More quotations from: Gbolagade Taiwo
  • 36.
    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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  • 37.
    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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  • 38.
    Should imagine every day as a life after death, every time thy wake up from sleep that is. With a whole new life would you not give it all? just to make it perfect and better than last. Striving for a better life everyday and make it all a beauty, a possibility to shine once more.
    (To start over)
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  • 39.
    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
  • 40.
    '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
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