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"A lamp can only light another lamp when it continues to burn in its own flame." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Give of thy love, nor wait to know the worth Of what thou lovest; and ask no returning. And wheresoe'er thy pathway leads on earth, There thou shalt find the lamp of love-light burning." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"Light is good from whatever lamp it shines." - Anonymous

"?We have a lamp inside us. The oil of that lamp is our breathing, our steps, and our peaceful smile. Our practice is to light up the lamp." - Nhat Hanh

"The light in the world comes principally from two sources, - the sun, and the student's lamp." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"The light in the world comes principally from two sources,-the sun, and the student's lamp." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Sometimes at night I light a lamp so as not to see." - Antonio Porchia

"Reflection is the lamp of the heart. If it departs, the heart will have no light." - Abdullah ibn Alawi al-Haddad

"If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path." - Gautama Buddha

"The flame of the diya, or lamp, reminds us that light will ultimately triumph over darkness" - Barack Obama

"For each believes his glimm'ering lamp to be the gorgeous light of day." - Richard Francis Burton

"Purification is but the cleaning of the lamp-glass which hides the Light" - Annie Besant

"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path." - Bible

"An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence." - Letitia Elizabeth Landon

"Good friends, how then are meditation and wisdom alike? They are like the lamp and the light it gives forth. If there is a lamp there is light; if there is no lamp there is no light. The lamp is the substance of light; the light is the function of the lamp. Thus, although they have two names, in substance they are not two. Meditation and wisdom are also like this." - Huineng

"A man without patience is a lamp without oil." - Andres Segovia

"Just at present you only see the tree by the light of the lamp. I wonder when you would ever see the lamp by the light of the tree." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Let me light my lamp", says the star, "And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness" - Rabindranath Tagore

"Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy veil of night." - Alexander Pope

"... while the light burning within may have been divine, the outer case of the lamp was assuredly cheap enough." - Rebecca Harding Davis

"When the oil of the lamp is used up the wanker shall light his own way to salvation." - Christopher Moore

"Let me light my lamp, says the star, And never debate if it will help to remove the darkness." - Rabindranath Tagore

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

"Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy vale of night." - Homer

"The Word of God is a lamp by night, a light by day, and a delight at all times." - Charles Spurgeon

"He who civilly shows the way to one who has missed it, is as one who has lighted another's lamp from his own lamp; it none the less gives light to himself when it burns for the other." - Quintus Ennius

"Love is something eternal - the aspect may change but not the essence. There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and it was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light, too, and that is its real function." - Vincent Van Gogh

"One man may read the Bhagavata by the light of a lamp, and another may commit a forgery by that very light; but the lamp is unaffected. The sun sheds its light on the wicked as well as on the virtuous." - Ramakrishna

"There are pictures by Titian so steeped in golden splendors, that they look as if they would light up a dark room like a solar lamp." - George Stillman Hillard

"But soon, the prospect clearing, By cloudless starlight on he treads And thinks no lamp so cheering As that light which Heaven sheds." - Thomas Moore

"When the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead - When the cloud is scattered The rainbow's glory is shed...." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"I have come to light the lamp of love in your hearts, to see that it shines day by day with added luster." - Sathya Sai Baba

"The road to Hell is paved with the bones of priests and monks, and the skulls of bishops are the lamp posts that light the path." - Saint John Chrysostom

"Try to make others happy, and don't despair over all the evil in the world. Instead of cursing the dark, let us each light one small lamp." - Mata Amritanandamayi

"Life is the lust of a lamp for the light that is dark till the dawn of the day that we die." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"That which you give to another will become your own sustenance; if you light a lamp for another, your own way will be lit." - Nichiren

"Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey." - Pope Francis

"Beware of prejudice; light is good in whatsoever lamp it is burning; a rose is beautiful in whatever garden it may bloom." - Abdu'l-Baha

"When the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead - When the cloud is scattered, The rainbow's glory is shed." - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"And also there's a little star So white a virgin's it must be:- Perhaps the lamp my love in heaven Hangs out to light the way for me." - Theo Marzials

"Let us buy atleast one product of Khadi fabric and help light a lamp of Diwali in the homes of the poor." - Narendra Modi

"Let each one of us not waste electricity at home. By doing this, we will also light a lamp in the home of a poor." - Narendra Modi

"Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives." - Bhagavad Gita

"Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Now is the time of the illuminated woods ... when every leaf glows like a tiny lamp." - John Burroughs

"Aladdin's lamp is mine." - Ira Gershwin

"Courage is adversity's lamp." - Luc De Clapiers

"If Confucius wasn't born, the long night would have no bright lamp." - Mencius

"If you don't take the lamp of awareness with you, you are going to create a hell around you. Light your lamp wherever you gocourting, not courting, that is not the point. Wherever you go, whatsoever you do, always do it in the inner light, with awareness." - Rajneesh

"The meditation I am talking about is not a meditation on something. If you light a lamp and remove all the objects surrounding it, the lamp will still go on giving light. In the same way, if you remove all objects from your consciousness, all thoughts, all imagination, what will happen? - only consciousness will remain." - Rajneesh

"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

"When you have duly arrayed your facts in logical order, lo, it is like an oil-lamp that you have made, filled and trimmed, but which sheds no light unless first you light it." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

"Talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it." - Maya Angelou

"Love is eternal - the aspect may change, but not the essence. There is the same difference in a person before and after he is in love as there is in an unlighted lamp and one that is burning. The lamp was there and was a good lamp, but now it is shedding light too, and that is its real function. And love makes one calmer about many things, and that way, one is more fit for one's work." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Love is not a possession but a growth. The heart is a lamp with just oil enough to burn for an hour, and if there be no oil to put in again its light will go out. God's grace is the oil that fills the lamp of love." - Henry Ward Beecher

"A teacher can never truly teach unless he is still learning himself. A lamp can never light another lamp unless it continues to burn its own flame. The teacher who has come to the end of his subject, who has no living traffic with his knowledge but merely repeats his lesson to his students, can only load their minds, he cannot quicken them...." - Rabindranath Tagore

"For like a child, sent with a fluttering light To feel his way along a gusty night, Man walks the world. Again, and yet again, The lamp shall be by fits of passion slain; But shall not He who sent him from the door Relight the lamp once more, and yet once more?" - Edward Fitzgerald

"Thus, when the lamp that lighted The traveller at first goes out, He feels awhile benighted, And looks around in fear and doubt. But soon, the prospect clearing, By cloudless starlight on he treads, And thinks no lamp so cheering As that light which Heaven sheds." - Charles Lamb

"God is the Light of the heavens and the earth; the likeness of His Light is as a niche wherein is a lamp... kindled from a Blessed Tree, an olive that is neither of the East nor of the West whose oil wellnigh would shine, even if no fire touched it; Light upon Light." - The Koran

"God [is] not the exclusive property of any one tradition. The divine light [cannot] be confined to a single lamp, belonging to the East or the West, but enlightens all human beings." - Karen Armstrong

"We come to a lamp beside the pathway, and suddenly we stop walking, and we start to dance, and we glitter in the shafts of light, like stars, like flies, like flakes of dust." - David Almond

"to know how to read is to light a lamp in the mind, to release the soul from prison, to open a gate to the universe." from Pavilion of Women page 292" - Pearl S Buck

"She shook her head. She was so pale under the diffuse lamp-light that she looked almost transparent, as if Simon could have looked right through her. The way, he supposed, he always had." - Cassandra Clare

"You are as the yellow leaf. The messengers of death are at hand. You are to travel far away. What will you take with you? You are the lamp To lighten the way. Then hurry, hurry. When your light shines." - Gautama Buddha

"Light is good company, when alone; I took my comfort where I found it, and the warmest yellow bulb in the living-room lamp had become a kind of radiant babysitter all its own." - Aimee Bender

"But I was not made for the great light that devours, a dim lamp was all I had been given, and patience without end, to shine it on the empty shadows." - Samuel Beckett

"No matter how long the room has been dark, an hour or a million years, the moment the lamp of awareness is lit the entire room becomes luminous. You are that luminosity. You are that clear light." - Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

"Does the light of the lamp shine without losing its splendour until it is extinguished; and shall the truth which is in thee and justice and temperance be extinguished before thy death?" - Marcus Aurelius

"In the long, sleepless watches of the night, A gentle face - the face of one long dead - Looks at me from the wall, where round its head The night-lamp casts a halo of pale light." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Give of thy love, nor wait to know the worth Of what thou lovest; and ask no returning. And wheresoe'er thy pathway leads on earth, There thou shalt find the lamp of love-light burning." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"I was not made for the great light that devours, a dim lamp was all I had been given, and patience without end, to shine it on the empty shadows. I was a solid in the midst of other solids." - Samuel Beckett

"While the light burning within may have been divine, the outer case of the lamp was assuredly cheap enough. Whitman was, from first to last, a boorish, awkward poseur." - Rebecca Harding Davis

"No one lights a lamp and puts it in a place where it will be hidden, or under a bowl. Instead he puts it on its stand, so that those who come in may see the light." - Jesus Christ

"In the long, sleepless watches of the night, A gentle face the face of one long dead Looks at me from the wall, where round its head The night-lamp casts a halo of pale light." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent." - George Carlin

"Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness." - Hannah More

"Be calm, be strong, be grateful, and become a lamp full of light, that the darkness of sorrows be annihilated, and that the sun of everlasting joy arise from the dawning-place of heart and soul, shining brightly." - Abdu'l-Baha

"Be a lamp unto yourself." - Gautama Buddha

"Ready money is Aladdin's lamp." - Lord Byron

"Light, the visible reminder of Invisible Light." - John Green

"Light is therefore color." - J M W Turner

"Thousand points of light." - George H W Bush

"Sun gives light; torch gives light, candle gives light; smiling gives light." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"Let there be light." - William Tyndale

"Light tomorrow with today!" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Light tomorrow with today!" - Elizabeth Barrett Brownin

"I'm light and airy." - Jeff Bridges

"Light is impressionism." - Gae Aulenti

"Two angels guide The path of man, both aged and yet young. As angels are, ripening through endless years, On one he leans: some call her Memory, And some Tradition; and her voice is sweet, With deep mysterious accords: the other, Floating above, holds down a lamp with streams A light divine and searching on the earth, Compelling eyes and footsteps. Memory yields, Yet clings with loving check, and shines anew, Reflecting all the rays of that bright lamp Our angel Reason holds. We had not walked But for Tradition; we walk evermore To higher paths by brightening Reason's lamp." - George Eliot

"A lamp kept on mound illumines the area; if kept in a pit, it is as if it were not. A virtue that is practised is a lamp that shines for all; good thoughts and good deeds have a way of influencing others. The gems of wisdom, the light of intuitive experience should not be kept away from fellow - men. They have to be shared, even at the cost od one's life. That was the lesson Jesus taught and symbolised." - Sathya Sai Baba

"In a great affliction there is no light either in the stars or in the sun; for when the inward light is fed with fragrant oil; there can be no darkness though the sun should go out. But when, like a sacred lamp in the temple, the inward light is quenched, there is no light outwardly, though a thousand suns should preside in the heavens." - Henry Ward Beecher

"We've gotten caught up in thinking we are what we look like, the physical, the exterior. We think we're the lamp shade. We've forgotten that we are the light-the electricity and the luminosity that lights up every man, woman, and child. The light is who we truly are." - Michael Beckwith

"The utterance of God is a lamp, whose light is these words: Ye are the fruits of one tree, and the leaves of one branch. Deal ye one with another with the utmost love and harmony, with friendliness and fellowship. ... So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth." - Baha'u'llah

"Faith is not a light which scatters all our darkness, but a lamp which guides our steps in the night and suffices for the journey. To those who suffer, God does not provide arguments which explain everything; rather, his response is that of an accompanying presence, a history of goodness which touches every story of suffering and opens up a ray of light." - Pope Francis

"I believe talent is like electricity. We don't understand electricity. We use it. You can plug into it and light up a lamp, keep a heart pump going, light a cathedral, or you can electrocute a person with it. Electricity will do all that. It makes no judgment. I think talent is like that. I believe every person is born with talent." - Maya Angelou

"My Soul gave me good counsel, teaching me that the lamp which I carry does not belong to me, and the song that I sing was not generated from within me. Even if I walk with light, I am not the light; and if I am a taut-stringed lute, I am not the lute player." - Khalil Gibran

"Yes! Ready money is Aladdin's lamp." - Lord Byron

"That's a big lava lamp. Congratulations." - Mitt Romney

"The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun." - Robert Herrick

"Hope is patience with the lamp lit." - Tertullian

"Light seeking light doth light of light beguile; So, ere you find where light in darkness lies, Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes." - William Shakespeare

"Light seeking light doth light of light beguile: So, ere you find where light in darkness lies, Your light grows dark by losing of your eyes." - William Shakespeare

"Information is light. Information in itself, about anything, is light." - Tom Stoppard

"Love is light, warmth and comfort. Understanding is just light." - June Goodfield

"Light does not come from light, but from darkness." - Mircea Eliade

"Worshippers of light ancestral make the present light a crime." - James Russell Lowell

"Art is not to throw light but to be light..." - Kenneth Patchen

"The lamp of genius burns quicker than the lamp of life." - Friedrich Schiller

"I never saw any lamp shining more brilliantly than the lamp of silence." - Bayazid Bastami

"Light and liberty go together." - Thomas Jefferson

"Photography is painting with light" - Miroslav Tichy

"Universe consists of frozen light." - David Bohm

"Not every light is a true light; To the wise the light of truth is light itself." - Thiruvalluvar

"A light heart lives long." - Proverbs

"Light, it's been too long." - Robert Jordan

"Not every light is a true light;To the wise the light of truth is light itself." - Thiruvalluvar

"Justice is a fading light." - Sheryl Crow

"May Starclan light your path." - Erin Hunter

"Desire is no light thing." - Anne Carson

"I like my coffee light." - Elizabeth Banks

"The speed of light sucks." - John Carmack

"The dark is light enough." - Christopher Fry

"I'm a warrior for light." - Thomas Kincade

"Love without attachment is light." - Norman O Brown

"Many hands make light work." - John Heywood

"Be a light unto yourself." - Gautama Buddha

"And I think about my cell at the Pawiak prison. During the first week I felt I would not be able to endure a day without a book, without the circle of light under the parafin lamp in the evening, without a sheet of paper, without you. . . ." - Tadeusz Borowski

"a happy birthday this evening, I sat by an open window and read till the light was gone and the book was no more than a part of the darkness. I could easily have switched on a lamp, but I wanted to ride the day down into night, to sit alone, and smooth the unreadable page with the pale gray ghost of my hand" - Ted Kooser

"If from one burning lamp someone lights another, then another from that one, and so on in succession, he has light continuously. In the same way, through the Apostles ordaining their successors, and these successors ordaining others, and so on, the grace of the Holy Spirit is handed down through all generations and enlightens all who obey their spiritual shepherds and teachers." - Gregory Palamas

"God has bestowed upon you intelligence and knowledge. Do not extinguish the lamp of Divine Grace and do not let the candle of wisdom die out in the darkness of lust and error. For a wise man approaches with his torch to light up the path of mankind." - Khalil Gibran

"Imagination inspires you to look at everything with fresh eyes, as though you had just come forth from a dark tunnel into the light of day. Imagination becomes for you a magic lamp with which to search the darkness of the unknown, that you may discover new goals or chart more productive paths to old goals." - Wilferd Peterson

"You have within yourself the answer to every question you propose - if you only knew how to look for it. In the Land of the spirit, you cannot walk by the light of someone else's lamp. You want to borrow mine. I'd rather teach you how to make your own." - Anthony De Mello

"Writing is to descend like a miner to the depths of the mine with a lamp on your forehead, a light whose dubious brightness falsifies everything, whose wick is in permanent danger of explosion, whose blinking illumination in the coal dust exhausts and corrodes your eyes." - Blaise Cendrars Sauser

"There's a mouse in here with me. He's sitting there in the light of the lamp, looking up at me. He seems as surprised to see me as I am to see him. There he goes. I can hear him still, scurrying about somewhere under the hayrick. I think he's gone now. I hope he comes back. I miss him already." - Michael Morpurgo

"After the German occupation of Holland in May 1940, the last two dark years of the war I spent hiding indoors from the Nazis, eating tulip bulbs to fill the stomach and reading Kramers' book "Quantum Theorie des Elektrons und der Strahlung" by the light of a storm lamp." - Nicolaas Bloembergen

"I will go forward... I will smile at the rage of the tempest, and ride fearlessly and triumphantly across the boisterous ocean of circumstance... And the 'testimony of Jesus' will light up a lamp that will guide my vision through the portals of immortality, and communicate to my understanding the glories of the Celestial kingdom." - Eliza R. Snow

"Writing is to descend like a miner to the depths of the mine with a lamp on your forehead, a light whose dubious brightness falsifies everything, whose wick is in permanent danger of explosion, whose blinking illumination in the coal dust exhausts and corrodes your eyes." - Blaise Cendrars

"As I wrote 'The Christmas Lamp' I realized that tradition is priceless, whether you have a small family, a large family, or no family. Tradition doesn't have to be logical; it only has to emphasize the light of Christ and his everlasting love." - Lori Copeland

"Because now there's time enough not to hurry, to light the lamp and open the window to the moon and take a moment to dream of a great and broken city, because when the day starts its business I'll have to stop, these are night-time tales that vanish in the sunlight like vampire dust" - Jeet Thayil

"It mocks me as it flies, I know: All too soon the gleam will go; Yet I love it and shall love My dream that brooks no narrower bars Than bind the darkening heavens above, My Jack o'Lanthorn of the stars: Then, I'll follow it no more, I'll light the lamp: I'll close the door." - Alfred Noyes

"Listen: The waitress brought me another drink. She wanted to light my hurricane lamp again. I wouldn't let her. Can you see anything in the dark, with your sunglasses on? she asked me. The big show is inside my head, I said" - Kurt Vonnegut

"The lamp was no longer giving any light beyond its own daylighted chimney, and Mrs. Gudger put it out. Even now, with the hot load of the breakfast inside me, I was stiff with cold and was not yet well awake." - James Agee

"Light gatherer. You fell from a star into my lap, the soft lamp at the bedside mirrored in you, and now you shine like a snowgirl, a buttercup under a chin, the wide blue yonder you squeal at and fly in." - Carol Ann Duffy

"You will find that for a smoking flax there is no specific like heaven's oxygen; for a faint and flickering piety there is no cure comparable to the one without which all our own exertions are but an effort to light a lamp in a vacuum - the breath of the Holy Spirit." - James Hamilton

"The waitress brought me another drink. She wanted to light my hurricane lamp again. I wouldn't let her. "Can you see anything in the dark, with your sunglasses on?" she asked me. "The big show is inside my head," I said." - Kurt Vonnegut

"He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever." - Gilbert Parker

"I've always been a homemaker, like, I like creating spaces. Even if I stay in a hotel, I'll unpack, I'll put my books out, I'll put my camera out, I'll throw a sweater over the lamp to get better light. I am a homemaker." - Drew Barrymore

"For three things I thank God every day of my life: thanks that he has vouchsafed me knowledge of his works; deep thanks that he has set in my darkness the lamp of faith; deep, deepest thanks that I have another life to look forward to-a life joyous with light and flowers and heavenly song." - Helen Keller

"My first memory is of light - the brightness of light - light all around." - Georgia O'Keeffe

"Yes, instruction! Light! Light! Everything comes from light, and to everything it returns." - Victor Hugo



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