Light Quotes And Sayings

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Often the presence of mind and energy of a person remote from the spotlight decide the course of history for centuries to come.
~By Stefan Zweig ~


Our purpose is simply to ask how theological principles can be shown to have usable secular analogues that throw light upon the nature of language.
~By Kenneth Burke ~


We hope to find more pieces of the puzzle which will shed light on the connection between this upright, walking ape, our early ancestor, and modern man.
~By Richard Leakey ~


How would you like a job where when you made a mistake, a big red light goes on and 18,000 people boo?
~By Jacques Plante ~


There were some extremely good teachers there that were great artists really in their own right. It was actually very hard to concentrate on getting down to going any work being an art student especially when it's a flighty thing at best.
~By Graham Coxon ~


It is the most delightful thing that ever happens to me, when I hear something coming out of my guitar and out of my mouth that wasn't there before.
~By James Taylor ~


Why are people saying it's too soon? Like the people on that flight, we need to agree about what to do about terrorism. And I think we need to have that conversation now.
~By Paul Greengrass ~


There is always a delightful sense of movement, vibration and life.
~By Theodore Robinson ~


Fires can't be made with dead embers, nor can enthusiasm be stirred by spiritless men. Enthusiasm in our daily work lightens effort and turns even labor into pleasant tasks.
~By James A. Baldwin ~


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.
~By Bruce Catton ~


The responsibility of carrying and bringing a new life into this world is one that cannot be taken lightly.
~By Gloria Estefan ~


There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.
~By Pythagoras ~


In opera, everyone's watching from a fixed viewpoint, and that really challenges you. Lighting, the sets, stage groupings, the music-but doesn't relate too much to film.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


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 ~


Light is the task where many share the toil.
~By Homer ~


In light of the Abu Ghraib prison scandal, critics are arguing that abuses of Iraqi prisoners are being produced by a climate of disregard for the laws of war.
~By John Yoo ~


This dragonfly came up to me. He was hovering right in front of my face, and I was really examining him, thinking, How does he see me? I became enlightened.
~By Ziggy Marley ~


I always feel the desire to look for the extraordinary in ordinary things; to suggest, not to impose, to leave always a slight touch of mystery in my paintings.
~By Balthus ~


If you are in a spaceship that is traveling at the speed of light, and you turn on the headlights, does anything happen?
~By Steven Wright ~


The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.
~By Felix Adler ~


It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


We Orientals find beauty not only in the thing itself but in the pattern of the shadows, the light and darkness which that thing provides.
~By Junichiro Tanizaki ~


The hard part is how to plan a picture so as to give to others what has happened to you. To render in paint an experience, to suggest the sense of light and color, of air and space.
~By Maxfield Parrish ~


I did mostly good things, except light things on fire.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


The theories of the major philosophers of the 18th century secular enlightenment were biblical and theological in spite of themselves.
~By M. H. Abrams ~


Lord, confound this surly sister, blight her brow with blotch and blister, cramp her larynx, lung and liver, in her guts a galling give her.
~By John Millington Synge ~


Whether they give or refuse, it delights women just the same to have been asked.
~By Ovid ~


Anything large enough for a wish to light upon, is large enough to hang a prayer upon.
~By George MacDonald ~


Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.
~By Charles Dickens ~


Like Godfather, you look at a movie like that, or something that James Gray has directed, a film with minimal or pin lighting as opposed to everything being lit bright and flat, where everything is evident.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
~By John W. Foster ~


He shall sit solitary by avoiding the company of men, he shall hold his peace by meditating upon the joys of heaven, and he has risen above his state by tasting celestial delights.
~By Saint Bonaventure Sequoyah ~


We want to be sensitive to people's concerns about privacy about their personal being and things, while ensuring that everybody on every flight has been properly screened.
~By John Pistole ~


Pain and pleasure, like light and darkness, succeed each other.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


I've enjoyed it, I have seen it once at the premiere in London and it was very nice to be invited there. But I do want to see it again now. I want to sit and watch it as a fan rather than being there at the premiere with all the lights and such.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


You're telling the story, creating the sets, doing the lighting, the designing, and establishing the pace.
~By Bill Sienkiewicz ~


There is something of the freshness of mind, of the lightness of spirit in Linne which for centuries has been linked in people's minds with the mountains of Sweden and Swedish joy in nature.
~By Johannes Vilhelm Jensen ~


There is something about the Australian psyche that seems to like films that are slightly offbeat.
~By Nick Park ~


I always wanted to get married with just candles! I think candlelight is the most beautiful light there is and there's something very spiritual about it.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


Any gentleman with the slightest chic will give a girl a fifty dollar bill for the powder room.
~By George Axelrod ~


Children always turn to the light.
~By David Hare ~


Love is not consolation. It is light.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I was terrified. My first week, walking around in a teeny bikini, I kept crossing my arms over my chest because I was afraid I was going to fall out of the top of the suit. And I didn't know anything about technique or lighting.
~By Mary Crosby ~


The miracle of light pours over the green and brown expanse of saw grass and of water, shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades. It is a river of grass.
~By Marjory Stoneman Douglas ~


We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
~By Plato ~


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


We should note that this latter type of shift was successfully amplified to a considerable extent by Russian physicists using the intense light of a ruby laser whose wavelength is close to that of a transition of the potassium atom.
~By Alfred Kastler ~


My particular aesthetic of light and color and design wouldn't change as a result of working with computer graphics rather than with slit scan or miniatures.
~By Douglas Trumbull ~


You can't drink on an eight hour flight, pass out, and then go onstage... well you can, but then you're Spandau Ballet.
~By Robert Smith ~


Now being upon the haunches (as he necessarily must be in this case) is it impossible but he must be light in hand, because no horse can be rightly upon his haunches without being so.
~By William Cavendish ~


Making films is sort of like you're pulling off a magic trick. It's sort of like an illusion. It's not real but you want it to appear real, and all kinds of things go into that, from the clothes you're wearing to the make-up, to the light.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
~By William Blake ~


The first two missions have some test objectives, some new capabilities that we're going to try to develop on orbit to possibly be used on later flights.
~By Mark Kelly ~


I was changing a light bulb over Groucho Marx's bed, so I took my shoes off, got on his bed and changed the bulb. When I got off the bed he said: 'That's the best acting you've ever done.'
~By Elliott Gould ~


What I wanted to do was to paint sunlight on the side of a house.
~By Edward Hopper ~


An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere, while a pessimist sees only the red stoplight... the truly wise person is colorblind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


Poetry is a sword of lightning, ever unsheathed, which consumes the scabbard that would contain it.
~By Percy Bysshe Shelley ~


When this space walk will be completed, then the arm will be fully operational and ready for the next activity that will be pretty much the testing, the first flight testing of the space station arm.
~By Umberto Guidoni ~


There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


There's nothing like New Orleans. When it comes back, it will be a tremendous highlight for America.
~By Peter Max ~


I think, you know, as an actor we get these terribly sort of pretentious ideas in our heads. We try to take everything very seriously at first, you know, until we lighten up, we get onboard, and have a laugh.
~By Rosamund Pike ~


Light, God's eldest daughter, is a principal beauty in a building.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


The green-light meeting, when I first started at Paramount, would consist of maybe three or four of us in a room. Perhaps two or three of us would have read the script under discussion.
~By Peter Bart ~


The law is not a "light" for you or any man to see by; the law is not an instrument of any kind. The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely.
~By Robert Bolt ~


The mare set off for home with the speed of a swallow, and going as smoothly and silently. I never had dreamed of such a motion, fluent and graceful, and ambient, soft as the breeze flitting over the flowers, but swift as the summer lightening.
~By Richard Blackmore ~


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


A poet is someone who stands outside in the rain hoping to be struck by lightning.
~By James Dickey ~


People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics.
~By Li Peng ~


I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
~By Colin Firth ~


How can they beat me? I've been struck by lightning, had two back operations, and been divorced twice.
~By Lee Trevino ~


Do not think you will necessarily be aware of your own enlightenment.
~By Dogen ~


Higher ceilings allow the use indirect lighting, which is much healthier and reduces glare.
~By Helmut Jahn ~


The creative act lasts but a brief moment, a lightning instant of give-and-take, just long enough for you to level the camera and to trap the fleeting prey in your little box.
~By Henri Cartier-Bresson ~


Yeah, I wasn't chosen to be first. I was just chosen to command that flight. Circumstance put me in that particular role. That wasn't planned by anyone.
~By Neil Armstrong ~


He knows much of what men paint themselves would blister in the light of what they are.
~By Edwin A. Robinson ~


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.
~By Buddha ~


To consider persons and events and situations only in the light of their effect upon myself is to live on the doorstep of hell.
~By Thomas Merton ~


An honorable Peace is and always was my first wish! I can take no delight in the effusion of human Blood; but, if this War should continue, I wish to have the most active part in it.
~By John Paul Jones ~


Being Southern and being the guy I've been all my life, I've lived more on the lighter side of life. I have a dark side, but that's not where I come from. A lot of artists like to come from that.
~By Josh Holloway ~


For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return.
~By Leonardo da Vinci ~


There are only three things that can kill a farmer: lightning, rolling over in a tractor, and old age.
~By Bill Bryson ~


Not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, does the enlightened man dislike to wade into its waters.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


I'm always honest, whether I'm in the limelight or not.
~By Anne Heche ~


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


They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more.
~By Samuel Beckett ~


Throughout my pictures I employ a lighting which is not naturalistic.
~By Douglas Sirk ~


Nuclear fusion of light elements like hydrogen or helium would permit approaching the speed of light. It seems very attractive to refuel your space ships where the fuel is.
~By Wilson Greatbatch ~


It wasn't on my agenda, but the thing about getting important awards is it makes the adventure of your career have a little more possibility. I think just what's happened so far is already making the opportunities more interesting, even though I'm at the twilight of my career of like 48 years.
~By Jackie Weaver ~


Love is so confusing - you tell a girl she looks great and what's the first thing you do? Turn out the lights!
~By Robert Orben ~


Adjust your makeup to the light in which your wear it.
~By Helena Rubinstein ~


One does not re-light a dead cigarette.
~By Anna Held ~


In the case of composite colour, an infinity of systems must be obtained for maxima infinitely slight and with an infinity of interval values separating them - that is to say, the whole thickness of the sensitive layer is occupied in continuous manner by these maxima.
~By Gabriel Lippmann ~


On occasions I have been big-headed. I think most people are when they get in the limelight. I call myself Big Head just to remind myself not to be.
~By Brian Clough ~


Whoever lights the torch of war in Europe can wish for nothing but chaos.
~By Adolf Hitler ~


You can tell it's good if you light it and a blue flame comes up; that means it's good moonshine and it won't make you go blind.
~By Johnny Knoxville ~


Faulkner sat in our living room and read from Light in August. That was incredible.
~By Leslie Fiedler ~


I recorded my hair this morning, tonight I'm watching the highlights.
~By Jay London ~


The Indians gave up the land of their own free will, and for it received brass kettles, blankets, guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets in which their simple hearts delighted.
~By Patrick Gordon ~


There was one titanic guiding light on the film set, and I was in the presence of a true Mahatma, in the deepest and most profound sense of the word.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Later, I realized that the mission had to end in a let-down because the real barrier wasn't in the sky but in our knowledge and experience of supersonic flight.
~By Chuck Yeager ~

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October 7 ,2022
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