An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light.


Matthew Arnold (1822-1888, British poet, critic)


It's not necessary to blow out your neighbor's light to let your own shine.


M. R. Dehaan


Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful.


Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882, American poet, essayist)


Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.


Desiderius Erasmus (c.1466-1536, Dutch humanist)


You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.


Arlo Guthrie (1947-, American artist)


Moonlight is sculpture.


Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864, American novelist, short story writer)


Light is the symbol of truth.


James Russell Lowell (1819-1891, American poet, critic, editor)


We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining -- they just shine.


Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899, American evangelist)


I keep the subject of my inquiry constantly before me, and wait till the first dawning opens gradually, by little and little, into a full and clear light.


Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727, British scientist, mathematician)


The light shines in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not.


The Holy Bible (Sacred scriptures of Christians and Judaism)


There are two kinds of light -- the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.


James Thurber (1894-1961, American humorist, illustrator)


Give light and people will find their own way.


Author Unknown


Come into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.


William Wordsworth (1770-1850, British poet)


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