My mother bore me in the southern wild, And I am black, but O! my soul is white; White as an angel is the English child, But I am black as if bereaved of light.william blake
Kindness and courage can repair time's faults, And serving him breeds patience and courtesy In us, light sojourners and passing subjects.Edwin Muir
Like the cellar-growing vine is the Christian who lives in the darkness and bondage of fear. But let him go forth, with the liberty of God, into the light of love, and he will be like the plant in the field, healthy, robust, and joyful.henry ward beecher
The stage is like a cage of light. People are no longer afraid of you - they are the ones out there in the dark, watching.
Faith, like light, should ever be simple and unbending; while love, like warmth, should beam forth on every side, and bend to every necessity of our brethren.Martin Luther
Mother of quartz, your words writhe into my ear.Renew the light, lewd whisper.theodore roethke
It seemed to me that I, the spirit of so many worlds, the flower of so many ages, was the Church Cosmical, fit at last to be the bride of God. But instead I was blinded and seared and struck down by terrible light.Olaf Stapledon
And God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
My primary object is to defend and advance a principle in which I see the only possible relief from much that enthralls and degrades and distorts, turning light to darkness and good to evil, rather than to gage a philosopher or weigh a philosophy. Yet the examination I propose must lead to a decisive judgment upon both.henry george
In nature, light creates the color; in the picture, color creates light. Every color shade emanates a very characteristic light no substitute is possible.hans hofmann
The grave itself is but a covered bridge, Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Neither dust nor light stirred. It was as if time had been bled dry and given up.china miéville
Patience is only one faculty; earnestness the devotion of all the faculties. Earnestness is the cause of patience; it gives endurance, overcomes pain, strengthens weakness, braves dangers, sustains hope, makes light of difficulties, and lessens the sense of weariness in overcoming them.christian nestell bovee
Lady, by one light only We look from Alfred's eyes, We know he saw athwart the wreck The sign that hangs about your neck, Where One more than Melchizedek Is dead and never dies.
Come forth into the light of things, Let Nature be your teacher.
Lie light upon him, earth! tho' he Laid many a heavy load on thee.
Angels shine from without because their spirits are lit from within by the light of God .
'Khalifa' is Arabic, it means successor, leader, shining light. My granddad is Muslim and he gave me that name.Wiz Khalifa
The Divine light is always in man , presenting itself to the senses and to the comprehension, but man rejects it.giordano bruno
To sow, that others may reap; to work and plant for those that are to occupy the earth when we are dead; to project our influences far into the future, and live beyond our time; to rule as the Kings of Thought, over men who are yet unborn; to bless with the glorious gifts of Truth and light and Liberty those who will neither know the name of the giver, nor care in what grave his unregarded ashes repose, is the true office of a Mason and the proudest destiny of a man.