Favorite Quotations ~† Light Embraced by the Light

"For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections." ~ Peace Pilgrim


Be a lamp in brightness, and make the works of darkness cease, so that whenever your doctrine shines, no one may dare to heed the desires of darkness. ~ St. Ephrem Of Syria

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

My childhood years were a balance of dark and light. ~ Martha Graham

There is a crack in everything. Thatís how the light gets in. ~ Leonard Cohen

All light is available light. ~ Paul Strand

From every human being there rises a light that reaches straight to heaven, and when two souls that are destined to be together find each other, the streams of light flow together and a single brighter light goes forth from that united being. ~ Ba'al Shem Tov

Before you can see the light, you have to deal with the darkness. ~ Dan Millman

One thing that comes out in myths is that at the bottom of the abyss comes the voice of salvation. 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

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

On each race is laid the duty to keep alight its own lamp of mind as its part in the illumination of the world. To break the lamp of any people is to deprive it of its rightful place in the world festival. ~ Rabindranath Tagore

Light is the shadow of God. ~ Thomas Browne, Religio Medici

Look at a personís light, not their lampshade. ~ Gerald G. Jampolsky

In the far upper corner of my altar is a photo of Joan Crawford in her most fierce Mommy Dearest mode, just to remind me of some of the cost of everyone's hard-earned sweetness and light. ~ Alice Walker, Cushion in the Road

A light is a very, very tiny thing, but when many people light one, it becomes very, very bright. ~ Shinso Ito

It is up to you to illuminate the world. ~ Philippe Vernier, Not as the world giveth

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