Light comes to us unexpectedly and obliquely. Perhaps it amuses the gods to try us. They want to see whether we are asleep.
There is a muscular energy in sunlight corresponding to the spiritual energy of wind.
A man should learn to detect and watch that gleam of light which flashes across his mind from within.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don''t.
A sensitive plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light, and closed them beneath the kisses of night.
Someday perhaps the inner light will shine forth from us, and then we''ll need no other light.
Light can be gentle, dangerous, dreamlike, bare, living, dead, misty, clear, hot, dark, violet, springlike, falling, straight, sensual, limited, poisonous, calm and soft.
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.
His high endeavors are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright.
Ever since we crawled out of that primordial slime, that''s been our unifying cry, "More light." Sunlight. Torchlight. Candlelight. Neon, incandescent lights that banish the darkness from our caves to illuminate our roads, the insides of our refrigerators. Big floods for the night games at Soldier''s Field. Little tiny flashlights for those books we read under the covers when we''re supposed to be asleep. Light is more than watts and footcandles. Light is metaphor. Light is knowledge, light is life, light is light.
From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all.
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun.
You can owe nothing, if you give back its light to the sun.
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