Hatred paralyzes life; love releases it. Hatred confuses life; love harmonizes it. Hatred darkens life; love illuminates it.
Strength to Love (1963), Last paragraph of section III of Antidotes for fear, page 122.
I will love the light for it shows me the way. Yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.og mandino
Where glowing embers through the room teach light to counterfeit a gloom.john milton
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you.John, XII. 35. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
There are two kinds of light — the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.James Thurber, in Lanterns and Lances? (1963).
There is strong shadow where there is much light.Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, in Götz von Berlichingen, Act I (1773).
The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light.Joseph Campbell, in The Power of Myth (1988), Ch. 2 : The Journey Inward
Happiness can be found, even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.Albus Dumbledore
We've all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That's who we really are.Sirius Black
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.Genesis. I. 3.
I shall light a candle of understanding in thine heart, which shall not be put out.II Esdras, XIV. 25. (Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations)
Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.ralph waldo emerson
Love is not consolation, it is light.Simone Weil, as quoted in Simone Weil (1954) by Eric Walter Frederick Tomlin, p. 47.
In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.Aaron Rose, quoted in The Reader's Digest Vol. 152 (1998), p. 185, also in Live in the Light : A Journal of Self-Enlightenment (2003) by Mary Engelbreit
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't.Blaise Pascal, quoted in Thoughts from Earth (2004), p. 9.
An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.James A. Michener, in Space (1982).
Genius is not so much a light as it is a constant awareness of the surrounding gloom.Stanis?aw Lem, in His Master's Voice (1968) as translated by Michael Kandel (1983)
And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.John the Evangelist, in John 1:5 (KJV)
The light in the world comes principally from two sources,—the sun, and the student's lamp.christian nestell bovee
But it is not necessary to light a candle to the sun.Algernon Sidney, Discourses on Government, Chapter II, Section XXIII.
Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.A Ring of Endless Light: The Austin Family Chronicles #4 (1980, p. 224)
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.Denis Waitley
Light travels faster than sound. That's why some people appear bright until you actually hear them speak.unknown
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