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It is a light thing for whoever keeps his foot outside trouble to advise and counsel him that suffers.

Tags: Him, Trouble  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

I'm so fast that last night I turned off the light switch in my hotel room and was in bed before the room was dark.

Tags: Dark, Night  ✍ Author: Muhammad Ali

There is a single light of science, and to brighten it anywhere is to brighten it everywhere.

Tags: Science, Single  ✍ Author: Isaac Asimov

If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning: just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.

Tags: Dark, Eyes  ✍ Author: C. S. Lewis

It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.

Tags: Candle, Darkness  ✍ Author: Eleanor Roosevelt

Knowledge is love and light and vision.

Tags: Knowledge, Love  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.

Tags: Between, Cannot  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.

Tags: Faith, Strength  ✍ Author: Helen Keller

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

Tags: Creative, Darkness  ✍ Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.

Tags: Give, Words  ✍ Author: Mother Teresa

When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.

Tags: Heat, Leadership  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

Now, God be praised, that to believing souls gives light in darkness, comfort in despair.

Tags: Faith, God  ✍ Author: William Shakespeare

Whenever the work is itself light, it becomes necessary, in order to economize time, to increase the velocity.

Tags: Time, Work  ✍ Author: Charles Babbage

The democratic idealist is prone to make light of the whole question of standards and leadership because of his unbounded faith in the plain people.

Tags: Faith, Leadership  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

You don't want a million answers as much as you want a few forever questions. The questions are diamonds you hold in the light. Study a lifetime and you see different colors from the same jewel.

Tags: Few, Study  ✍ Author: Richard Bach

Fame is like a river, that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid.

Tags: Fame, Solid  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

God's first creature, which was light.

Tags: Creature, God  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.

Tags: Darkness, Order  ✍ Author: Francis Bacon

The spirit is there in every boy; it has to be discovered and brought to light.

Tags: Boy, Spirit  ✍ Author: Robert Baden-Powell

In this movie they took them up in space. They're floating around and doing zero gravity stuff. Well, they had to do it all on wires. All the wires had to be painted black against this black background. If you didn't light it properly you could see the wires. Drove them crazy!

Tags: Black, Crazy  ✍ Author: John Badham

I don't see the point of photographing trees or rocks because they're there and anyone can photograph them if they're prepared to hang around and wait for the light.

Tags: Point, Wait  ✍ Author: David Bailey

Give light and people will find the way.

Tags: Give, Inspirational  ✍ Author: Ella Baker

You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.

Tags: Enjoy, Heart  ✍ Author: Russell Baker

People so far have been very fond of the Robert Altman movie, as I am, and when one things goes well it shines light on your other projects and now I seem to have a number of projects that are moving forward.

Tags: Forward, Moving  ✍ Author: Bob Balaban

The body is sort of a pain. It has to go to the bathroom. It has to be comfortable. But the spirit is indestructible. It can move at the speed of light.

Tags: Body, Pain  ✍ Author: Robert Ballard
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I like my coffee light.

Tags: Coffee  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Banks

My aunt used to call me light bulb head because my head is small at the bottom and bigger at the top. But it was a term of endearment.

Tags: Small, Used  ✍ Author: Tyra Banks

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we renounce our errors of youth for those of age.

Tags: Age, Experience  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.

Tags: Become, Face  ✍ Author: William Blake

Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are too heavy to be broken.

Tags: Broken, Until  ✍ Author: Warren Buffett

How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.

Tags: Beautiful, Old  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

I've always thought that people need to feel good about themselves and I see my role as offering support to them, to provide some light along the way.

Tags: Good, Thought  ✍ Author: Leo Buscaglia

The Athanasian Creed is to me light and intelligible reading in comparison with much that now passes for science.

Tags: Reading, Science  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.

Tags: Beautiful, Truth  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

But, as you have intimated, I am among those who would be very wary of any military action in the light of Saddam Hussein's willingness to allow the weapons inspectors to go in.

Tags: Action, Military  ✍ Author: George Carey

There is a light at the end of the tunnel... hopefully its not a freight train!

Tags: End, Train  ✍ Author: Joyce Carey

When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.

Tags: Night, Work  ✍ Author: George Carlin

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.

Tags: Broken, Tell  ✍ Author: Anton Chekhov

The sun is gone, but I have a light.

Tags: Gone, Sun  ✍ Author: Kurt Cobain

Love is a trap. When it appears, we see only its light, not its shadows.

Tags: Love, Shadows  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

When I grew up in the early '90s, the new World Wide Web felt like a gimmick, and I had no idea of the changes in store. In the summers, I'd backpack through Europe, follow the Grateful Dead. I had a car and a tent and traveled around the Great Lakes and out West. Jack Kerouac was my guiding light, his 'On the Road' a sacred text.

Tags: Car, Great  ✍ Author: Dinesh D\'Souza

Painting is concerned with all the 10 attributes of sight; which are: Darkness, Light, Solidity and Colour, Form and Position, Distance and Propinquity, Motion and Rest.

Tags: Darkness, Rest  ✍ Author: DMX

Shadow is the obstruction of light. Shadows appear to me to be of supreme importance in perspective, because, without them opaque and solid bodies will be ill defined; that which is contained within their outlines and their boundaries themselves will be ill-understood unless they are shown against a background of a different tone from themselves.

Tags: Against, Themselves  ✍ Author: DMX

The beginnings and ends of shadow lie between the light and darkness and may be infinitely diminished and infinitely increased. Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. The forms of bodies could not be understood in detail but for shadow.

Tags: Lie, May  ✍ Author: DMX

I have seized the light. I have arrested its flight.

Tags: Arrested, Flight  ✍ Author: Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre

There was a solid year and a half, perhaps two years, after making 'Temple Grandin,' when I didn't do anything. I just didn't have much patience for roles that were silly, or light, or inconsequential.

Tags: After, Patience  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

My wife was afraid of the dark... then she saw me naked and now she's afraid of the light.

Tags: Dark, Wife  ✍ Author: Rodney Dangerfield

Striving to tell his woes, words would not come; For light cares speak, when mighty griefs are dumb.

Tags: Tell, Words  ✍ Author: Clifton Daniel

I want to do drama, light comedy, the whole range.

Tags: Comedy, Whole  ✍ Author: Bobby Darin

I believe in the power of poetry, which gives me reasons to look ahead and identify a glint of light.

Tags: Poetry, Power  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Darwish

The principle that light can be in two places at the same time is absolutely extraordinary.

Tags: Places, Time  ✍ Author: Alan Davies

We escaped the last big bursting of a bubble - the dotcom bubble - with a relatively light U.S. recession. On that occasion, the world economy found its way back on track fairly quickly.

Tags: Big, Last  ✍ Author: Evan Davis

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better.

Tags: God, Said  ✍ Author: Ellen DeGeneres

An optimist may see a light where there is none, but why must the pessimist always run to blow it out?

Tags: May, Why  ✍ Author: Rene Descartes

It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.

Tags: Sun, Wind  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.

Tags: Learning, Liberty  ✍ Author: Benjamin Disraeli

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.

Tags: Love, Makes  ✍ Author: George Eastman

I don't like to watch playback. But being on the set, watching the way the camera is being moved and the way the light is being used, you do get an idea of it.

Tags: Idea, Used  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us.

Tags: Darkness, Sympathy  ✍ Author: Aaron Eckhart

Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight.

Tags: Sun, Wise  ✍ Author: Arthur Eddington

I have grown up in the bright light of America.

Tags: America, Bright  ✍ Author: John Edwards

The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month, those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder, next to one student, concentrated attention, shining this beam of light on their work, on their thoughts and their self-expression, is going to be absolutely transformative, because so many of the students have not had that ever before.

Tags: Thoughts, Work  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

I'm a light sleeper, but so long as I'm wearing earplugs, I sleep well.

Tags: Sleep, Wearing  ✍ Author: Britt Ekland

The long and short of it is that I am now in a position in England to green light movies, and that's really excellent - not high-budget movies, but movies none the less.

Tags: Movies, Short  ✍ Author: Idris Elba

So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.

Tags: Darkness, Shall  ✍ Author: T. S. Eliot

It is obvious that we can no more explain a passion to a person who has never experienced it than we can explain light to the blind.

Tags: Blind, Passion  ✍ Author: T. S. Eliot

I have a slight bit of OCD, I think. I'm not walking around flipping light switches. But when I say I'm going to do something, I have to do it.

Tags: Bit, Walking  ✍ Author: Eminem

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.

Tags: Darkness, Give  ✍ Author: Desiderius Erasmus

When I play, I very quickly put myself into a light hypnotic trance and compose while playing, drawing directly from the emotions.

Tags: Put, While  ✍ Author: John Fahey

I think we both have some darkness in us. But when we are together, we tend to concentrate more on the light.

Tags: Darkness, Together  ✍ Author: Bobby Farrelly

Getting away from a white or light colored tuxedo shirt is always a little dangerous. Certain staples shouldn't be mixed with. Light pink or blue is not bad, but again, you're just breaking from a classic.

Tags: Away, Bad  ✍ Author: Paul Feig

What you have to understand about period drama is that it's 'history light.'

Tags: History, Understand  ✍ Author: Julian Fellowes

The iambic line, with its characteristic forward movement from short to long, or light to heavy, or unstressed to stressed, is the quintessential measure of English verse.

Tags: Forward, Short  ✍ Author: James Fenton

I am certainly not arguing for the de facto autonomy of the individual work, even though there is much to be said for making the attempt to see it in that light as one facet of the reception process.

Tags: Said, Work  ✍ Author: Brian Ferneyhough

Computer: a million morons working at the speed of light.

Tags: Million, Working  ✍ Author: Dante Ferretti

It's a massive undertaking putting an album together... It's not light weight at all.

Tags: Together, Weight  ✍ Author: Lupe Fiasco

Faulkner sat in our living room and read from Light in August. That was incredible.

Tags: Living, Read  ✍ Author: Leslie Fiedler

What is to give light must endure burning.

Tags: Endure, Give  ✍ Author: Viktor E. Frankl

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light.

Tags: Fire, Knowledge  ✍ Author: Thomas Fuller

Each one prays to God according to his own light.

Tags: God, Prays  ✍ Author: Mahatma Gandhi

The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail.

Tags: English, Great  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.

Tags: Between, Dark  ✍ Author: Stephen Gardiner

There is no gilding of setting sun or glamor of poetry to light up the ferocious and endless toil of the farmers' wives.

Tags: Poetry, Sun  ✍ Author: Hamlin Garland

In the summer you want fresh, light and sort of quick things; in winter you want things that are comforting, so your body really tells you you want to go towards potatoes, apples, fennel, things that are warm and comforting. And loin of pork.

Tags: Body, Winter  ✍ Author: Ina Garten

We have to be careful in how we use this light shined on us.

Tags: Careful  ✍ Author: Melinda Gates

Shadow owes its birth to light.

Tags: Birth, Shadow  ✍ Author: John Gay

For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people.

Tags: Difficult, Getting  ✍ Author: Mark Haddon

There was something about the Cleveland Play House that was the holiest place - you know, with the ghost light on the stage and the brick. It was just the most beautiful theater in the world.

Tags: Beautiful, Place  ✍ Author: Kathryn Hahn

That's why I like fast film. It gives you more freedom to light more naturally.

Tags: Freedom, Why  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

The closer the source of light is to a subject, the broader the beams are.

Tags: Source, Subject  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

The sun is the most parallel light source because it is so far away.

Tags: Away, Sun  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

You have to understand the nature of light.

Tags: Nature, Understand  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

It was 100 feet of 16 mm black-and-white film of a car coming to a stop sign, and driving off. I had to decide how to frame and light it. It was magic. There was a sense of mystery.

Tags: Car, Sense  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

There are infinite shadings of light and shadows and colors... it's an extraordinarily subtle language. Figuring out how to speak that language is a lifetime job.

Tags: Job, Speak  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

With today's fast films, you can light the way your eye sees the scene. You can abuse the film and create subtleties in contrast with light and exposure, diffusion and filters. That's what makes it an art.

Tags: Art, Today  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

Shakespeare reveals human nature brilliantly: he shines a light on our instinctive desire to dominate each other.

Tags: Human, Nature  ✍ Author: Deidre Hall

Learning to read the Bible in the light of the times in which it was written is critical.

Tags: Learning, Times  ✍ Author: Adam Hamilton

I am building a fire, and everyday I train, I add more fuel. At just the right moment, I light the match.

Tags: Fire, Sports  ✍ Author: Mia Hamm

On the set I make jokes I can't get too involved, or it turns into sentimental soup. I try to keep it light.

Tags: Keep, Try  ✍ Author: Michael Haneke

Just as our eyes need light in order to see, our minds need ideas in order to conceive.

Tags: Eyes, Minds  ✍ Author: Napoleon Hill
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