Light Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Light

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Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the nature of the material we're dealing with, there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around.
~By Richard Dean Anderson ~


We hope the world will act in the spirit of enlightened self-interest.
~By Atal Bihari Vajpayee ~


There is a sort of jealousy which needs very little fire; it is hardly a passion, but a blight bred in the cloudy, damp despondency of uneasy egoism.
~By George Eliot ~


The true musician is to bring light into people's hearts.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


It's become more and more of a priority for me to tread as lightly as possible in the world.
~By Shalom Harlow ~


Beauty is the bait which with delight allures man to enlarge his kind.
~By Socrates ~


Motion pictures are the art form of the 20th century, and one of the reasons is the fact that films are a slightly corrupted artform. They fit this century - they combine Art and business!
~By Roger Corman ~


I don't think the NFL had the slightest intention of taking me, except as maybe a water boy.
~By Joel McHale ~


I can rock out anything. I mean, I can rock out a little 'Time After Time'. I can do a little 'Grease Lightning'. It depends on the mood, but we do go karaoke, my friends and I in Los Angeles, and it's a lot of fun.
~By Kristen Bell ~


A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
~By Walter Pater ~


If I have a look around at the moment I feel great relief because finally others are entering the limelight. Men like Robert Pattinson must now play the Adonis. For me it was always a restraint, a restriction.
~By Jude Law ~


Alchemy is the art of far and near, and I think poetry is alchemy in that way. It's delightful to distort size, to see something that's tiny as though it were vast.
~By Robert Morgan ~


It's more fun if you can control things like lighting and make special effects in the darkroom.
~By Lacey Chabert ~


I don't get angry very often. I lose my temper rarely. And when I do, there's always a legitimate cause. Normally I have a great lightness of being. I take things in a very happy, amused way.
~By Julia Roberts ~


An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


It was not simply out of a spirit of contradiction that I exposed a light source to magnetic forces. The idea came to me during an investigation of the effect discovered by Kerr on light reflected by magnetic mirrors.
~By Pieter Zeeman ~


And now for Return to Flight, I'm chief of robotics working in the astronaut office in Houston, as a Canadian.
~By Chris Hadfield ~


And so, I was not a military test pilot, but as soon as NASA expressed an interest in flying scientists and people who were not military test pilots, that was an epiphany that just came like a stroke of lightning.
~By Story Musgrave ~


The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. ~


All that attention to the perfect lighting, the perfect this, the perfect that, I find terribly annoying.
~By Meryl Streep ~


The risk of racial prejudice infecting a capital sentencing proceeding is especially serious in light of the complete finality of the death sentence.
~By Byron White ~


A 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.
~By Max Planck ~


Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
~By Hannah More ~


While many of us never knew Ronald Reagan personally, we felt close to him because we shared his lighthearted sense of humor, admired his uncommon virtue, and were moved by his remarkable wisdom.
~By Randy Forbes ~


If in my youth I had realized that the sustaining splendour of beauty of with which I was in love would one day flood back into my heart, there to ignite a flame that would torture me without end, how gladly would I have put out the light in my eyes.
~By Michelangelo ~


How can one take delight in the world unless one flees to it for refuge?
~By Franz Kafka ~


In this movie they took them up in space. They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff. Well, they had to do it all on wires. All the wires had to be painted black against this black background. If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires. Drove them crazy!
~By John Badham ~


Many spiritual teachers - in Buddhism, in Islam - have talked about first-hand experience of the world as an important part of the path to wisdom, to enlightenment.
~By Bell Hooks ~


Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


How lovely are the portals of the night, when stars come out to watch the daylight die.
~By Thomas Cole ~


Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature, should be limited. In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you're past it.
~By Doug Coupland ~


You can disguise any set with lights and shadows.
~By Allan Dwan ~


I was slightly brain damaged at birth, and I want people like me to see that they shouldn't let a disability get in the way. I want to raise awareness - I want to turn my disability into ability.
~By Susan Boyle ~


I'd like to be able to light the fire a little bit.
~By Reggie Jackson ~


I could compare my music to white light which contains all colours. Only a prism can divide the colours and make them appear; this prism could be the spirit of the listener.
~By Arvo Part ~


The confidence in another man's virtue is no light evidence of a man's own, and God willingly favors such a confidence.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
~By Albert Camus ~


When a young artist is ready, one has to bring him into the limelight.
~By Placido Domingo ~


So most astronauts are astronauts for a couple of years before they are assigned to a flight.
~By Sally Ride ~


Chelsea Morning is a great Joni Mitchell song and I guess I'm partial to her lyrics because they show me a slightly different perspective on life.
~By Neil Diamond ~


It's not very hip to consider the plight of single women who yearn for something so old-fashioned as men.
~By Suzanne Fields ~


Everyone in a complex system has a slightly different interpretation. The more interpretations we gather, the easier it becomes to gain a sense of the whole.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


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.
~By Carroll Quigley ~


I try to tell the people that are sort of new here when they come in and do their flights and whatever, the things that you remember most after your flights are the interactions you've had with your crew. Those are the most satisfying things you take away from a flight.
~By Shannon Lucid ~


So if I want to buy a light in a shop and I don't find a light that I like, I think to myself what would I like? What would I like to buy? Then I started to imagine and design it for myself a lot of the time.
~By Marc Newson ~


Every step and every movement of the multitude, even in what are termed enlightened ages, are made with equal blindness to the future; and nations stumble upon establishments, which are indeed the result of human action, but not the execution of any human design.
~By Adam Ferguson ~


The American soldier is quick in adapting himself to a new mode of living. Outfits which have been here only three days have dug vast networks of ditches three feet deep in the bare brown earth. They have rigged up a light here and there with a storage battery.
~By Ernie Pyle ~


Nevertheless, if I have at times been able to make original contributions in the accelerator field, I cannot help feeling that to a certain extent my slightly amateur approach in physics, combined with much practical experience, was an asset.
~By Simon van der Meer ~


They say marriages are made in Heaven. But so is thunder and lightning.
~By Clint Eastwood ~


At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


On long haul flights I always drink loads and loads of water and eat light and healthy food.
~By Lisa Snowdon ~


The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit, takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


The sage belongs to the same obsolete repertory as the virtuous maiden and the enlightened monarch.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I think no artist can claim to have any access to the truth, or an authentic version of an event. But obviously they have slightly better means at their disposal because they have their art to energize whatever it is they're trying to write about. They have music.
~By Thom Yorke ~


Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
~By Muhammad Iqbal ~


American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows.
~By John Philip Sousa ~


I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


Night comes to the desert all at once, as if someone turned off the light.
~By Joyce Carol Oates ~


This Department of Treasury, run by this administration, using the same tried and true accounting methods that every business in America uses, cast new light on the fiscal severity that our Nation is facing, what some would call a mess.
~By Jim Costa ~


In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me.
~By Rosie Perez ~


Falling out of love is very enlightening. For a short while you see the world with new eyes.
~By Iris Murdoch ~


The inconvenience, the glaring lights, the long hours of waiting, and the repetition of every scene are all calculated to defeat anything more than a real mastery of love technique.
~By Ivor Novello ~


You can't study the darkness by flooding it with light.
~By Edward Abbey ~


My singing is part of me, like my stoutness, or my light hair, or my poor eyesight.
~By Kate Smith ~


I'm going to sit back, light up, and hope I don't chew the cigarette to pieces.
~By Vin Scully ~


I love being an older comic now. It's like being an old soccer or an old baseball player. You're in the Hall of Fame and it's nice, but you're no longer that person in the limelight on the spot doing that thing.
~By Eric Idle ~


Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money. Money doesn't impress me at all. Not in the slightest.
~By Katie Price ~


Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.
~By Helen Keller ~


My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde. I liked it. Had more fun. But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.
~By Lisa Kudrow ~


Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact. At one point, the only connection I had with the audience was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
~By Herb Alpert ~


Better to die in the pursuit of civilized values, we believed, than in a flight underground. We were offering a value system couched in the language of science.
~By John Charles Polanyi ~


And if you dont believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light.
~By Chris Cornell ~


Promptitude is not only a duty, but is also a part of good manners; it is favorable to fortune, reputation, influence, and usefulness; a little attention and energy will form the habit, so as to make it easy and delightful.
~By Charles Simmons ~


Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.
~By Desiderius Erasmus ~


An actor's popularity is fleeting. His success has the life expectancy of a small boy who is about to look into a gas tank with a lighted match.
~By Fred Allen ~


It is strange how your understanding of a play changes. It normally happens after a performance and you suddenly think, 'So that's what that line really means' - it's like a light going on.
~By Richard McCabe ~


I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
~By Phillips Brooks ~


Simply raising fuel economy standards for passenger cars and light trucks to 33 miles per gallon would eliminate our oil imports from the Persian Gulf.
~By Jan Schakowsky ~


Right now I'm just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.
~By Richard Branson ~


Memory tempers prosperity, mitigates adversity, controls youth, and delights old age.
~By Lactantius ~


But, when you have to resort to turntables, trick lights, flashing lights, fire and all that, you're actually saying, I need this because what I do is not all that together.
~By Buddy Rich ~


The connections I draw between human nature and political systems in my new book, for example, were prefigured in the debates during the Enlightenment and during the framing of the American Constitution.
~By Steven Pinker ~


I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.
~By Muhammad Ali ~


The West is color. Its colors are animal rather than vegetable, the colors of earth and sunlight and ripeness.
~By Jessamyn West ~


There's no magazine you open, unless its AARP, that shows a woman over the age of 45 in any other light, other than having to buy Depends or Viagra.
~By Doris Roberts ~


We started combining the use of light and the use of theatrics and the use of as many art forms as possible, and it's still growing - that's the whole idea of it.
~By Alice Cooper ~


There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it's that of an oncoming train which will run them over.
~By Navjot Singh Sidhu ~


Get correct views of life, and learn to see the world in its true light. It will enable you to live pleasantly, to do good, and, when summoned away, to leave without regret.
~By Robert E. Lee ~


The fireworks begin today. Each diploma is a lighted match. Each one of you is a fuse.
~By Edward Koch ~


There is much boasting among the young men about their teams as their horse and carts in Cleveland. Most of the Yorkshire men take as much delight in their ox draught as they used to do in their Horse Draught.
~By Nathaniel Smith ~


My table is now brightly, now dimly lighted. Its temperature varies. It may receive an ink stain. One of its legs may be broken. It may be repaired, polished, and replaced part by part. But, for me, it remains the table at which I daily write.
~By Ernst Mach ~


For mothers who must earn, there is indeed no leisure time problem. The long hours of earning are increased by the hours of domestic labor, until no slightest margin for relaxation or change of thought remains.
~By Katharine Anthony ~


Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


Credulity is belief in slight evidence, with no evidence, or against evidence.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


And I said - Styx - as a musical group it is our place to reflect the light that is shining on us back onto this place and say - this is where so much great stuff started.
~By James Young ~


I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello.
~By Anthony Holden ~


My academic schedule is lighter this year because it's an Olympic year.
~By Sasha Cohen ~


There are certain people within the new government who have a slightly disturbing tendency toward authoritarianism, but there are so many checks and balances that in that way their noises are just noises.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


I began directing episodes, which was a great light every couple of months. We never short-changed our audience, but it became something that you had to work at rather than something that was a pleasure.
~By Patrick Stewart ~

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