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Light And Quotes About It

Claudia Miclaus Nov 3, 2018
Here are some great sayings about light, which are inspiring and very meaningful.
"Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness."
― Chinese Proverb

"A sensible man will remember that the eyes may be confused in two ways - by a change from light to darkness or from darkness to light; and he will recognize that the same thing happens to the soul."
― Plato
"This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but men loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil."
― Bible (John 3:18)
"Everyone who does evil hates the light, and will not come into the light for fear that his deeds will be exposed."
― Bible (John 3:19)

"People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within."
― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
"The hero is the 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. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light."
― Felix Adler
"In a profound sense every man has two halves to his being; he is not one person so much as two persons trying to act in unison. I believe that in the heart of each human being there is something which I can only describe as a "child of darkness" who is equal and complementary to the more obvious "child of light."
― Laurens van der Post
"Lethargics are to be laid in the light, and exposed to the rays of the sun for the disease is gloom."
― Aretaeus

"This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him there is no darkness at all."
― Bible (1 John 1:5)

"Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine."
― Anthony J. D'Angelo
"[ The Validity of Jesus' Testimony ] When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, "I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life."
― Bible (John 8:12)
"But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light."
― Bible (1 Peter 2:9)

"Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light?"
― Maurice Freehill
"But whoever lives by the truth comes into the light, so that it may be seen plainly that what he has done has been done through God."
― Bible (John 3:21)

"Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it's warm and you won't see the dust on the floor."
― Irish Proverb

"When you possess light within, you see it externally."
― Anaïs Nin
"And we have the word of the prophets made more certain, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts."
― Bible (2 Peter 1:19)
"Moonlight is sculpture."
― Nathaniel Hawthorne

"We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own."
― Ben Sweetland

"But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin."
― Bible (1 John 1:7)
"Yet I am writing you a new command; its truth is seen in him and you, because the darkness is passing and the true light is already shining."
― Bible (1 John 2:8)
"You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in."
― Arlo Guthrie

"Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates his brother is still in the darkness."
― Bible (1 John 2:9)

"Live in rooms full of light."
― Cornelius Celsus
"Light gives of itself freely, filling all available space. It does not seek anything in return; it asks not whether you are friend or foe. It gives of itself and is not thereby diminished."
― Michael Strassfeld
"I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness."
― Bible (John 12:46)

"Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you."
― Maori Proverb

"Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows."
― Bible (James 1:17)
"There are two kinds of light - the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures."
― James Thurber

"We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light."
― Mary Dunbar

"There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it."
― Edith Wharton
"Whoever loves his brother lives in the light, and there is nothing in him to make him stumble."
― Bible (1 John 2:10)
"There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever."
― Bible (Revelation 22:5)