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All the diversity, all the charm, all the beauty of life are made up of light and shade.”
Leo Tolstoy
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A smile costs less than electricity, but gives much light.”
Abbé Pierre
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What light is to the eyes - what air is to the lungs - what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.”
Robert Green Ingersoll
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Where there is much light, the shadow is deep.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - Götz von Berlichingen
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Cinema is the form of modern writing whose ink is light.”
Jean Cocteau
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How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.”
William Shakespeare - The Merchant of Venice
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To love beauty is to see light.”
Victor Hugo
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As the sun is the light of the day, so the soul is the light of the awakened body. As the moon is the light of the night, so is the soul the light of the sleeping body.”
Hildegard of Bingen - Causae et Curae
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Men press towards the light, not so as to see better, but so as to shine better.”
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Human, All Too Human
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The light, queen of colours.”
Augustine of Hippo - Confessions
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The light, queen of colours.

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To a Friend of Light
If you want to spare your eyes and your mind,
follow the sun from the shadows behind.”

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - The Joyful Science
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It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.”
Confucius
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Even the smallest light has its little atmosphere.”
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
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Interest blinds some and makes some see.”
François de La Rochefoucauld - Reflections, or Sentences and Moral Maxims
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