Quotes (static)

“A good relationship is a competition of generosity.” – Madonna

“A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“A man who can do everything fully consciously becomes a luminous phenomenon. He is all light, and his whole life is full of fragrance and flowers. The mechanical man lives in dark holes, dirty holes. He does not know the world of light; he is like a blind man. The man of watchfulness is really the man who has eyes.” – Osho

“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

“All truth passes through 3 stages.
First, it is ridiculed.
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” – Carl Jung

“As you grow older, you’ll discover that you have two hands: One for helping yourself, the second for helping others.” – Sam Levenson

“Beauty is not in the face; Beauty is a light in the something you do daily.” – Mike Murdock

“Beware of the half truth. You may have gotten hold of the wrong half.” – Unknown

“By being kind to others – if it’s done properly, with proper understanding – we benefit as well. So the first point is that we are completely interrelated. What you do to others, you do to yourself. What you do to yourself, you do to others.” – American Buddhist nun Pema Cho

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” – Unknown

“Don’t walk behind me I will not lead, don’t walk in front of me I will not follow, just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Unknown

“Each day is a gift. Unwrap the packaging.” – Anonymous

“Education is the movement from darkness to light.” – Allan Bloom

“Even if our efforts of attention seem for years to be producing no result, one day a light that is in exact proportion to them will flood the soul.” – Simone Weil

“Everything is based on mind, is led by mind, is fashioned by mind. If you speak and act with a polluted mind, suffering will follow you, as the wheels of an oxcart follow the footsteps of the ox….If you speak and act with a pure mind, happiness will follow you, as a shadow clings to a form.” – Buddha, Dhammapada

“Excellence can be attained if you Care more than others think is wise, Risk more than others think is safe, Dream more than others think is practical, and Expect more than others think is possible. ” – Unknown

“For the raindrop, joy is in entering the river.” – Mirza Ghalib

“For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.” – Kalil Ghibran

“His high endeavors are an inward light
That makes the path before him always bright.” – William Wordsworth

“I submit to you that if a man hasn’t discovered something he will die for, he isn’t fit to live.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“If you cannot find peace within yourself, you will never find it anywhere else.” – Marvin Gaye

“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” – Dr Wayne Dyer

“If you’re afraid to die, you will not be able to live.” – James Baldwin

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“In golf as in life it is the follow through that makes the difference.” – Unknown

“In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” – Aaron Rose

“Interest which blinds some People, enlightens others.” – Benjamin Franklin quotes

“It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” – Ursula K. LeGuin

“It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll:
I am the master of my fate,
I am the captain of my soul.” – William Ernest Henly

“Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine.” – Oprah Winfrey

“Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself, and yourself alone the question. … Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good. If it doesn’t, it is of no use.” – Don Juan

“One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barely achieve through one’s greatest efforts. ” – Albert Einstein

“Only a fool knows everything. A wise man knows how little he knows.” – Unknown

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness that frightens us.” – Maryanne Williamson

“Our own life is the instrument with which we experiment with the truth.” – Thich Nhat Hanh

“Peace…comes within the souls of men when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the Universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that this center is really everywhere. It is within each of us.” – Black Elk

“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 a light from within.” – Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

“Reach high, for stars lie hidden in your soul. Dream deep, for every dream precedes the goal. ” – Unknown

“Remember this. When people choose to withdraw far from a fire, the fire continues to give warmth, but they grow cold. When people choose to withdraw far from light, the light continues to be bright in itself but they are in darkness. This is also the case when people withdraw from God.” – Augustine

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” – Mahatma Gandhi

“The best way to make your dreams come true is to wake up.” – Paul Valery

“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

“The pauses between the notes ah, that is where the art resides!” – Artur Schnabel

“The whole world steps aside for the man who knows where he is going.” – Unknown

“There are things that we don’t want to happen but have to accept, things we don’t want to know but have to learn, and people we can’t live without but have to let go.” – Unknown

“There are two kinds of light–the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.” – James Thurber

“There are two ways of spreading light: To be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton

“There is not enough darkness in the world to snuff out the light of even one small candle.” – Marian Wright Edelman

“This great, good light and comfort is inwardly revealed only to those who are . . . inwardly illuminated, and who know how to dwell inwardly with themselves.” – Johannes Tauler

“Time is too slow for those who wait,
too swift for those who fear,
too long for those who grieve,
too short for those who rejoice,
but for those who love,
time is eternity.” – Henry Van Dyke

“To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path and don’t worry about the darkness for that is when stars shine the brightest.” – Unknown

“To live without art would be rather (he)artless.” – Sateesh Malla

“Use the talents you possess – for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except for the best.” – Unknown

“Vision without action is a daydream; action without vision is a nightmare.” – Japanese proverb

“Watch your thoughts; they become words.
Watch your words; they become actions.
Watch your actions; they become habits.
Watch your habits; they become character.
Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.” – Frank Outlaw

“We are earth people on a spiritual journey to the stars. Our quest, our earth walk, is to look within, to know who we are, to see that we are connected to all things, that there is no separation, only in the mind.” – Lakota seer

“We make a living by what we earn. We make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill

“We stumble and fall constantly even when we are most enlightened. But when we are in true spiritual darkness, we do not even know that we have fallen.” – Thomas Merton

“What is soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.” – Ray Charles

“What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world remains and is immortal.” – Albert Pine

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran

“When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.” – Unknown

“When you can think of yesterday without regret and tomorrow without fear, you are near contentment.” – Unknown

“When you possess light within, you see it externally.” – Anais Nin

“When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life so that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice.” – Cherokee Expression

“Wise Men speak because they have something to say, fools because they have to say something.” – Plato

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi