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  • Carroll Quigley
    Carroll Quigley
    American historian and theorist 1910-1977
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    There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati in the American revolution, of which George Washington was one of the shining lights, was a branch of the Illuminati.
  • Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
  • Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    Edwin Hubbel Chapin
    American author and clergyman 1814-1880
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    Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust.
  • 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.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A banker is a fellow who lends his umbrella when the sun is shining and wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist 1899-1978
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    And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
    Source: Bruce Cattons America: selections from his greatest works
  • As an eagle, weary after soaring in the sky, folds its wings and flies down to rest in its nest, so does the shining Self enter the state of dreamless sleep, where one is freed from all desires.
  • Alfred Noyes
    Alfred Noyes
    English poet, short-story writer and playwright 1880-1958
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    At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Beauty is but a vain and doubtful good;
    a shining gloss that fadeth suddenly;
    a flower that dies when it begins to bud;
    a doubtful good, a gloss, a glass, a flower,
    lost, faded, broken, dead within an hour.
  • Anton Chekhov
    Anton Chekhov
    Russian playwright and short story writer 1860-1904
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    Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    Follow then the shining ones, the wise, the awakened, the loving, for they know how to work and forbear.
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    I believe that the fewer the laws in a home the better; but there is one law which should be as plainly understood as the shining of the sun is visible at noonday, and that is, implicit and instantaneous obedience from the child to the parent, not only for the peace of the home, but for the highest good of the child.
  • Anne Rice
    Anne Rice
    American author of gothic fiction 1941-
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    I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful. Stephen King reaches all kinds of people. In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand, which was terrible.
  • Barbara Feldon
    Barbara Feldon
    American actress 1933-
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    I've always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
  • Al Sharpton
    Al Sharpton
    American civil rights activist, Baptist minister and talk show host 1954-
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    I've seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going, if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.
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