Quotes about light
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.
I have only one passion, that for light, in the name of humanity which has suffered so much and which has the right to happiness.
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.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
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He could refract an idea which everyone thought simple into seven others, as the prism does with sunlight, each finer than the other, then gather together a host of others to recreate the white light of the sun, where others merely saw disorder and confusion.
To a Friend of Light
If you want to spare your eyes and your mind,
follow the sun from the shadows behind.
Waves of a serene life pass over us from time to time, like flakes of sunlight over the fields in cloudy weather.
Light had its allotted time; but timeless and infinite is the reign of the night − the duration of sleep eternal.
Truth, like light, blinds. Falsehood, on the contrary, is a beautiful twilight that enhances every object.
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