Light Quotes (61) Spiritual Sayings

Summary: Definition of Light. That agent, force, or action in nature by the operation of which upon the organs of sight, objects are rendered visible or luminous. That which furnishes, or is a source of, light, as the sun, a star, a candle, a lighthouse, etc. Life; existence. The power of perception by vision. That which illumines or makes clear to the mind; mental or spiritual illumination; enlightenment; knowledge; information. Prosperity; happiness; joy and felicity.


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 light from within.
~ Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

“No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around.” 
~ Paulo Coelho

You can’t study the darkness by flooding it with light.
~ Edward Abbey

The most sacred place dwells within our heart, where dreams are born and secrets sleep, a mystical refuge of darkness and light, fear and conquest, adventure and discovery, challenge and transformation. Our heart speaks for our soul every moment while we are alive. Listen... as the whispering beat repeats: be...gin, be...gin, be...gin. It's really that simple. Just begin... again.
~ Royce Addington

There is not enough darkness in all the world to put out the light of even one small candle.
~ Robert Alden

Burn brightly without burning out.
~ Richard Biggs

Doubt everything. Find your own light.
~ Buddha

Let thy light shine, then, in dark places.
~ Edgar Cayce

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

Just as light brightens darkness, discovering inner fulfillment can eliminate any disorder or discomfort. This is truly the key to creating balance and harmony in everything you do
~ Deepak Chopra

I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
~ Dalai Lama

We are each gifted in a unique and important way. It is our privilege and our adventure to discover our own special light.
~ Mary Dunbar

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

I said to my soul, be still, and wait...So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.
~ T.S. Eliot

The stillness shall be the dancing and the darkness the light.
~ T.S. Eliot

Love lights up the world…with its generous flames.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The greatest discoveries are those that shed light unto ourselves.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

The the illuminated mind the whole world sparkles with light.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is to give light must endure burning.
~ Viktor Frankl

Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
~ Kahlil Gibran

I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being.
~ Hafiz

We have come into this exquisite world to experience ever and ever more deeply our divine courage, freedom and light!
~ Hafiz

Learn the craft of knowing how to open your heart and to turn on your creativity. There’s a light inside of you.
~ Judith Jamison

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

Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light, but making the darkness conscious.
~ Carl Jung

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

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

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

People are like stained glass windows, the true beauty can be seen only when there is light from within. The darker the night, the brighter the windows.
~ Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

We're all stumbling toward the light with varying degrees of grace at any given moment.
~ Bo Lozoff

Derive happiness in oneself from a good day's work, from illuminating the fog that surrounds us.
~ Henri Matisse

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open – into the light, out of the darkness.
~ Reba McEntire

Acquire knowledge. It enables its possessor to distinguish right from wrong; it lights the way to Heaven; it is our friend in the desert, our society in solitude, our companion when friendless; it guides us to happiness; it sustains us in misery; it is an ornament among our friends and an armor against enemies.

~ Muhammad

When you possess light within, you see it externally.
~ Anaïs Nin

Living with passion and purpose is about doing what ‘lights you up’ and makes your heart sing. It’s NOT about money. It’s about something much more rare and precious. It’s about shining your light in a way only YOU can do it in this world!
~ Marta Davidovich Ockuly

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.
~ Aristotle Onassis

Let your light shine. Be a source of strength and courage. Share your wisdom. Radiate love.
~ Wilferd Peterson

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

Never fear shadows. They simply mean there's a light shining somewhere nearby.
~ Ruth E. Renkel

Dare to reach out your hand into the darkness, to pull another hand into the light.
~ Norman B. Rice

Be a full bucket, pulled up the dark way of a well, then lifted out into the light.
~ Rumi

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace, where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; and where there is sadness, joy.
~ Saint Francis of Assisi

Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.
~ May Sarton

Nothing right can be accomplished in art without enthusiasm. To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts, such is the duty of the artist.
~ Robert Schumann

Sometimes our light goes out but is brought into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.
~ Albert Schweitzer

We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.
~ Ben Sweetland

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
~ Rabindranath Tagore

Love must be as much a light as it is a flame.
~ Henry David Thoreau

There are two kinds of light—the glow that illumines, and the glare that obscures.
~ James Thurber

From delusion lead me to truth. From darkness lead me to light. From death lead me to immortality.
~ Brihad-Aranyaka Upanishad

A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
~ Denis Waitley

There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
~ Edith Wharton

And as we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence actually liberates others.
~ Marianne Williamson

You will fear the darkness only to the extent that you yourself are not providing light.
~ Marianne Williamson

We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things in the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winter’s evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; nurse them through bad days til they bring them to the sunshine and light which comes always to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
~ Woodrow Wilson

When you make loving others the story of your life, there’s never a final chapter, because the legacy continues. You lend your light to one person, and he or she shines it on another and another and another.
~ Oprah Winfrey

Come forth into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.
~ William Wordsworth

Believe in your dreams. Believe in today. Believe that you are loved. Believe that you make a difference. Believe we can build a better world. Believe when others might not. Believe there’s a light at the end of the tunnel. Believe that you might be that light for someone else. Believe that the best is yet to be. Believe in each other. Believe in yourself. I believe in you.
~ Kobi Yamada

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