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  • What ought to be done to the man who invented the celebrating of anniversaries? Mere killing would be too light.

    Mark Twain (2015). “Bite-Size Twain: Wit and Wisdom from the Literary Legend”, p.41, St. Martin's Press
  • A little more patience, a little more charity for all, a little more devotion, a little more love; with less bowing down to the past, and a silent ignoring of pretended authority; brave looking forward to the future with more faith in our fellows, and the race will be ripe for a great burst of light and life.

    Courage   Past   Light  
    Elbert Hubbard (2012). “Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great - Volume 03 Little Journeys to the Homes of American Statesmen”, p.8, tredition
  • No one can count the terrors that the earth spawns, catastrophic, gruesome, and the vast arms of the sea swarm with brute monsters bent on harm, and everywhere between the sky and ground lights bloom by day in flares and sudden bolts; and birds and beasts alike can tell of the whirlwind's whirling wrath.

    Wrath   Light   Sea  
    Aeschylus, Alan Shapiro, Peter Burian (2003). “The Oresteia”, p.128, Oxford University Press, USA
  • Heather A. Slomski's stories are downright addictive. I kept promising myself to turn off the light after just one more, and then breaking that promise, beguiled by her cool, measured prose and by the surprises, tensions, and uncanny encounters simmering beneath its elegant surface.

  • The great interests of man: air and light, the joy of having a body, the voluptuousness of looking.

    Men   Light   Air  
  • There are 1.3 billion people today who have no access to electricity. Many of them rely on kerosene lanterns for light, but kerosene is both expensive and hazardous to the health.

    Light   People   Today  
  • A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.

    Islamic   Light   Iraq  
  • I don't think I will ever be able to really articulate how bizarre it was to hear my name at the Academy Awards. I'd watched in my pajamas the year before! I felt numb - dazed and confused. I remember feeling light - weightless. More like limbo than cloud nine. At first I was like, This is my statue; nobody gets to touch it. And by midnight I was like, Please, someone, take this statue; it's too heavy! So I gave it to my brother, and he went off with it.

  • We have a thousand points of light for the homeless man. We've got a kinder gentler machine gun hand.

    Gun   Men   Light  
  • Use the light that is in you to recover your natural clearness of sight

    Light   Sight   Over You  
  • Light, Love, and Will - the one is as necessary as the other; the one is dangerous without the others. Light, Love, and Will are the three eternal, vital sources of the higher, truer, purer cosmic life.

    Light   Three   Source  
    Ameen Rihani (2016). “The Book of Khalid: A Critical Edition”, p.183, Syracuse University Press
  • The first thing people lose on a diet is their sense of humor. Keep it fun. Keep it light.

    Fun   Light   People  
    Twitter post from May 07, 2014
  • We're not really afraid to die. We're only afraid of being forgotten. We know that we'll be forgotten, and the idea is unbearable, don't you agree? As time passes we become infrequent visitors in the minds of those left behind. The ones who clear out the house & divide up the belongings. Throw away the rubbish. And forget. If we knew that every evening someone lit a candle and sat down to think – thought about is if only for a few seconds – then we could depart this earth in peace. No-one will light a candle for me. Who would do that?

    Thinking   Light   Ideas  
    Karin Fossum (2008). “When The Devil Holds The Candle”, p.84, Random House
  • Science is objective. And in my view we cannot take any experimental results seriously except in the light of good explanations of them.

    Light   Views   Results  
  • Sometimes we can't do anything about our social condition, but we can do something about our condition of light.

  • The poem . . . is a little myth of man's capacity of making life meaningful. And in the end, the poem is not a thing we see-it is, rather, a light by which we may see-and what we see is life.

    1958 In the Saturday Review, 22 Mar.
  • We can build influence by self promotion, but God will only promote those who do not promote themselves. That which is built on self-promotion will have to be maintained by human striving. Those who allow God to build the house have taken a yoke that is easy and a burden that is light.

    Christian   Taken   Self  
  • I complained to Waki' about the weakness of my memorisation, So he instructed me to abandon disobedience; He informed me that knowledge is a light, And the light of Allah is not given to a sinner.

    Wisdom   Islamic   Light  
  • My father wasn't really involved and my mom is the light in my life.

    Mom   Mother   Father  
    "Biography/ Personal Quotes".
  • But there were too many points at which the other self could invade the self he wanted to preserve, and there were too many forms of invasion: certain words, sounds, lights, actions his hands or feet performed, and if he did nothing at all, heard and saw nothing, the shouting of some triumphant inner voice that shocked him and cowed him.

    Light   Self   Hands  
    Patricia Highsmith (2001). “Strangers on a Train”, p.190, W. W. Norton & Company
  • Just as ecstasy purifies you of the particular and the contingent, leaving nothing except light and darkness, so insomnia kills off the multiplicity and diversity of the world, leaving you prey to your private obsessions.

  • Following the light of the sun, we left the Old World.

    Light   Sea   History  
  • Almost all words do have colour and nothing is more pleasant than to utter a pink word and see someone's eyes light up and know it is a pink word for him or her too.

    Writing   Eye   Light  
  • For it is not the bare Words, but the Scope of the writer that giveth true light, by which any writing is to bee interpreted; and they that insist upon single Texts, without considering the main Designe, can derive no thing from them clearly; but rather by casting atomes of Scripture, as dust before mens eyes, make everything more obscure than it is; an ordinary artifice of those who seek not the truth, but their own advantage.

    Eye   Writing   Light  
    "Leviathan". Book by Thomas Hobbes. The Third Part, Chapter 43, 1651.
  • The bat was looking at Theo and Theo was having trouble following his own thoughts.The bat was wearing tiny sunglasses.Ray Bans,Theo could see by the trademark in the corner of one lens."I'm sorry, Mr.,uh- Case, could you take the bat off your head.It's very distracting." Him." Pardon?" It's a him.Roberto.He no like the light.

    Sorry   Light   Rays  
    Christopher Moore (2009). “The Stupidest Angel: A Heartwarming Tale of Christmas Terror”, p.88, Hachette UK
  • The word chrysalis alone is an unmistakable indication that here two dreams are joined together, dreams that be-speak both the repose and flight of being, evening's crystallization and wings that open to the light.

    Dream   Wings   Two  
  • Chaos often fosters the greatest creativity. Breakdowns often precede the greatest breakthroughs. And when the pain is greatest is often when we're on the brink of the greatest realization.....When the pain is burned through rather than numbed, when our darkness is brought to light and then forgiven, then and only then can we move on. And move on we do.

  • Through the Holy Spirit comes our restoration to paradise, our ascension into the kingdom of heaven, our return to the adoption of sons, our liberty to call God our Father, our being made partakers of the grace of Christ, our being called children of light, our sharing in eternal glory, and, in a word, our being brought into a state of all "fulness of blessing," both in this world and in the world to come, of all the good gifts that are in store for us, by promise hereof, through faith, beholding the reflection of their grace as though they were already present, we await the full enjoyment.

    Children   Father   Son  
  • I spent uncounted hours sitting at the bow looking at the water and the sky, studying each wave, different from the last, seeing how it caught the light, the air, the wind; watching patterns, the sweep of it all, and letting it take me. The sea.

    Ocean   Light   Air  
    Gary Paulsen (2007). “Caught by the Sea: My Life on Boats”, p.4, Delacorte Books for Young Readers
  • Carried by light, images remain while sensation is so evanescent as to be always beyond belief.

    Rae Armantrout (2010). “Versed”, p.11, Wesleyan University Press
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