Quotations About / On: LIGHT

  • 11.
    The truth is the light! So seek for the light and live in peace.
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 12.
    Whoever you are, whenever you are; be the greatest light in dark, not the greatest darkness in minor light.
    (In the area where you live, be more of peace maker than a trouble maker.)
    More quotations from: Siwaphiwe Fortune Zwelethu Shweni
  • 13.
    Let there be light! ! And there was light to overcome the darkness; and, the evils of mankind.
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 14.
    He brings light, as only the great dare to bring light, to the issueless predicament of existence.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. "Macgreevy on Yeats," p. 2, Irish Times, August 4, 1945. Beckett is referring to the Irish painter and author Jack B. Yeats.)
    More quotations from: Samuel Beckett, light
  • 15.
    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).)
  • 16.
    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.)
  • 17.
    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).)
    More quotations from: Neal Cassady, red
  • 18.
    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
  • 19.
    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).)
  • 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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