Quotes: light

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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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 'Frankenstein' was all about the idea that, through electricity and the destruction of night, man creating light and darkness, we took on god-like powers and then abused them like gods, and we are only men. That's a story about man making a man in his own image. The inversion of natural order.
  • A. Sidney
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    'Tis not necessary to light a candle to the sun.
  • Franz Kafka
    Franz Kafka
    Chech German-speaking writer 1883-1924
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    A belief is like a guillotine, just as heavy, just as light.
  • Henry Morgan
    Henry Morgan
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    A careful driver is one who honks his horn when he goes through a red light.
  • Denis Waitley
    Denis Waitley
    American motivational speaker, writer and consultant 1933-
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    A life lived with integrity - even if it lacks the trappings of fame and fortune is a shinning star in whose light others may follow in the years to come.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A light supper, a good night's sleep, and a fine morning have sometimes made a hero of the same man who, by an indigestion, a restless night, and a rainy morning would have proved a coward.
  • Anne Bronte
    Anne Bronte
    British writer 1820-1849
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    A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
  • Max Planck
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    A new scientific truth does not triumph by convincing its opponents and making them see the light, but rather because its opponents eventually die, and a new generation grows up that is familiar with it.
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