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George Bernard Shaw
Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950+1
Better keep yourself clean and bright. You are the window through which you must see the world.
I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.
English poet 1770-1850+1
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
A box of new crayons! Now they're all pointy, lined up in order, bright and perfect. Soon they'll be a bunch of ground down, rounded, indistinguishable stumps, missing their wrappers and smudged with other colors. Sometimes life seems unbearably tragic.
John B. S. Haldane
British scientist, writer 1892-19640
A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.
American actress, producer 1911-19890
A man who correctly guesses a woman's age may be smart, but he's not very bright.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish writer and poet 1850-18950
Absences are a good influence in love and keep it bright and delicate.Source: Virginibus Puerisque (1881)
All round the room my silent servants wait, My friends in every season, bright and dim.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-18920
All the means of action - the shapeless masses - the materials - lie everywhere about us. What we need is the celestial fire to change the flint into the transparent crystal, bright and clear. That fire is genius.''
C. S. Lewis
Irish novelist and poet 1898-19630
And I say also this. I do not think the forest would be so bright, nor the water so warm, nor love so sweet, if there were no danger in the lakes.Source: Out of the Silent Planet (1938) Hyoi, p. 76
Angels are not complete, they need their counterparts, the dark needs the bright, the hidden needs the open, and vice versa. Sometimes they meet and recognise each other. Sometimes, as with Horatio and me, the pairing occurs over spaces of time and distance.
Australian author, poet, translator and memoirist 1939-0
As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
As most actors/actresses, I don't like to watch my own movies, either, and I never look at the dailys while filming.
American Author, Presidential Speechwriter 1950-0
Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting, but they have something missing in their natures; there is a hole, an empty place, and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.
Bright light is injurious to those who see nothing.