Quotations About / On: LIGHTING

  • 1.
    I yearn to reach the end of the tunnel because I hear there's light, but if there won't be light I'll be glad I carried my own light with me.
    (Poetry)
    More quotations from: Alfred Oyori
  • 2.
    The light of the truth is the light of hope.
    (Light)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 3.
    The light of love is the light of peace.
    (Light)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 4.
    The Insistent Instant of light- -something more real than light which is merely found.
    (- Nathan Coppedge, to be published in the Spiritual Writings and Dimensional Phenomenologist's Toolkit Appendix I, Part 2.)
    More quotations from: Nathan Coppedge
  • 5.
    Never wait for a light but be a source of light to make all enlighten.
    (It's my own feelings.)
    More quotations from: Tadasha Tripathy
  • 6.
    He brings light, as only the great dare to bring light, to the issueless predicament of existence.
    (Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), Irish dramatist, novelist. "Macgreevy on Yeats," p. 2, Irish Times, August 4, 1945. Beckett is referring to the Irish painter and author Jack B. Yeats.)
    More quotations from: Samuel Beckett, light
  • 7.
    People press toward the light not in order to see better but in order to shine better.—We are happy to regard the one before whom we shine as light.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 2, p. 663, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). The Wanderer and His Shadow, aphorism 254, "Toward the Light," (1880).)
  • 8.
    When they have a choice, people will always gravitate to those rooms which have light on two sides, and leave the rooms which are lit only from one side unused and empty.
    (Christopher Alexander, U.S. architect. A Pattern Language, "Light on Two Sides of Every Room," Oxford University Press (1977). In the 159th of Alexander's 252 "patterns" for towns, buildings, and construction.)
  • 9.
    Billboards, billboards, drink this, eat that, use all manner of things, everyone, the best, the cheapest, the purest and most satisfying of all their available counterparts. Red lights flicker on every horizon, airplanes beware; cars flash by, more lights. Workers repair the gas main. Signs, signs, lights, lights, streets, streets.
    (Neal Cassady (1926-1968), U.S. beat hero. "Leaving LA by Train at Night, High ...," The First Third and Other Writings (1971).)
    More quotations from: Neal Cassady, red
  • 10.
    Yes, Lord, you are innocence itself: how could you conceive of Nothingness, you who are plenitude? Your gaze is light and transforms all into light: how could you know the half-light in my heart?
    (Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980), French novelist, dramatist, philosopher, political activist. The Devil and the Good Lord, act 3, sc. 6, Gallimard (1951).)
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