LIGHT QUOTES

quotations about light

light quote

And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.

BIBLE, Genesis 1:3

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I think that people generally don't understand that light is a drug. Just like drugs, light can change the timing and abundance of chemicals in your body, hormones, neurotransmitters -- all those sorts of things. That's exactly what drugs do.

TRAVIS LONGCORE, "Boulder scientists contribute to global light pollution atlas", Daily Camera, June 20, 2016

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There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.

JAMES THURBER, Lanterns and Lances

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Light (God's eldest daughter!).

THOMAS FULLER, The Holy State and the Profane State

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We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.

J. K. ROWLING, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

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Let Heaven's light be our guide.

PRINCE ALBERT, attributed, Day's Collacon

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Children always turn toward the light. O that grown-up people in this would become like little children!

JULIUS CHARLES HARE, Guesses at Truth

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Light is a reality. Darkness is the absence of that reality. Light is a positive force. Darkness is not a force or a presence or a quantity of any kind. It appears only when light disappears. Light is not dependent upon darkness, but darkness is totally dependent upon light.

JOHN W. SLOAT, A Handbook for Heretics

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There might not be so much of a difference between the side of Light and the side of Dark as you suppose. After all, without the Dark, there is nothing for the Light to burn away.

CASSANDRA CLARE, City of Fallen Angels

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Long is the way
And hard, that out of hell leads up to light.

JOHN MILTON, Paradise Lost

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Light is the first phenomenon of the world.

STAN PLACE & BOBBI RAY MADRY, The Art and Science of Professional Makeup

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Colors are the deeds and sufferings of light.

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE, Goethe's Approach to Colour

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Light is God's first law.

VEDA, attributed, Day's Collacon

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We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.

PLATO, attributed, Remarks of Famous People

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An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.

JAMES A. MICHENER, Space

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No creature hath the like resemblance to the divine nature, as light hath. He doth not only dwell in light, but he is light. Light is a pure, bright, clear, spiritual, unmixed substance. God is infinitely so.

MATTHEW HENRY, The Life of the Rev. Philip Henry

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Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR., A Testament of Hope

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At the darkest moment comes the light.

JOSEPH CAMPBELL, The Power of Myth

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Light is a matter of experience, and it stays in play as experience even as we do our best to reduce it to rule and explanation.

DAVID A. GRANDY, The Speed of Light: Constancy and Cosmos

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Light is light, though the blind man see it not.

SALIS, attributed, Day's Collacon

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