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  • Martin Luther King
    Martin Luther King
    American preacher 1929-1968
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    Darkness can not drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
  • Louis Aragon
    Louis Aragon
    French poet 1897-1982
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    Light is meaningful only in relation to darkness, and truth presupposes error. It is these mingled opposites which people our life, which make it pungent, intoxicating. We only exist in terms of this conflict, in the zone where black and white clash.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    On life's journey faith is nourishment, virtuous deeds are a shelter, wisdom is the light by day and right mindfulness is the protection by night. If a man lives a pure life, nothing can destroy him.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
    French essayist and philosopher 1533-1592
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    Confidence in another person's virtue is no light evidence of your own.
  • Andrew Motion
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    Each sudden gust of light explains itself as flames, but neither they, nor even bombs redoubled on the hills tonight can quite include me in their fear.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
  • Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Fjodor M. Dostojewski
    Russisch writer 1821-1881
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    Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.
  • Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
    Belgian-American cell biologist and doctor 1899-1983
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    Small bodies, about half a micron in diameter, and later referred to under the name of 'mitochondria' were detected under the light microscope as early as 1894.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
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    Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
  • Bill Bryson
    Bill Bryson
    American-British author 1951-
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    We forget just how painfully dim the world was before electricity. A candle, a good candle, provides barely a hundredth of the illumination of a single 100 watt light bulb.
  • Malcolm X
    Malcolm X
    American activist 1925-1965
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    We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity.
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