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

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

"Be a lamp unto yourself." - Gautama Buddha

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

"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

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

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

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

"?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

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

"Journalism is to politician as dog is to lamp-post." - H L Mencken

"Chastity without charity is a lamp without oil." - Bonaventure

"Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance" - Dalai Lama

"Listening is a lamp that dispels the darkness of ignorance." - Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

"Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Give me a lamp so I can find the day." - Frank Herbert

"I trimmed my lamp, consumed the midnight oil." - William Shenstone

"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder." - Rumi

"Critics are to authors what dogs are to lamp-posts." - Jeffrey Robinson

"MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's." - Doug Ferrari

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

"MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980s." - Doug Ferrari

"High in his chariot glow'd the lamp of day." - William Falconer

"The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean." - Ovid

"Genius finds its own road and carries its own lamp." - Robert Aris Willmott

"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience." - Patrick Henry

"Demosthenes, when taunted by Pytheas that all his arguments smelled of the lamp, replied, Yes, but your lamp and mine, my friend, do not witness the same labours." - Plutarch

"Demosthenes, when taunted by Pytheas that all his arguments "smelled of the lamp," replied, "Yes, but your lamp and mine, my friend, do not witness the same labours." - Plutarch

"Aladdin rubbed a lamp and a genie appeared. With my luck if I rubbed the lamp, I'd probably get an IRS auditor." - Gary Apple

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

"The ego is nothing but condensed unawareness. When you become aware by and by that condensed unawareness we call 'ego' disappears. Just as if you bring a lamp into the room - and the darkness disappears. Awareness is the lamp, the lamp we were talking about the first day. Be a lamp unto yourself." - Rajneesh

"Each of us has an Aladdin's Lamp which psychologists call creative imagination." - Alex Faickney Osborn

"The lamp of war is kindled here, not to be extinguished but by torrents of blood." - Thomas Jefferson

"Within my heart is the lamp of love, And that is day!" - Percy Bysshe Shelley

"Death is turning out the lamp because the dawn has appeared." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Why should the lamp or the house be an art object but not our life?" - Michel Foucault

"The Word of God is like a lamp to guide us." - Origen

"The spirit is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out." - Margot Asquith

"To use words to sense reality is like going with a lamp to search for darkness." - Alfred Korzybski

"I was looking forward to having a halo. It would make such a convenient reading lamp." - Dean Koontz

"As one lamp lights another, nor grows less, So nobleness enkindleth nobleness." - James Russell Lowell

"Often statistics are used as a drunken man uses lamp posts... for support rather than illumination." - Anonymous

"But for tradition, we walk evermore to higher paths by brightening reason's lamp." - George Eliot

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

"Those dreams are true which we have in the morning, as the lamp begins to flicker." - Ovid

"This one Corbusier lamp was like, my greatest inspiration ... I'm a minimalist in a rapper's body." - Kanye West

"As one lamp lights another, nor grows less,So nobleness enkindleth nobleness." - James Russell Lowell

"The glorious lamp of heaven, the radiant sun, Is Nature's eye." - John Dryden

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

"It never fails - you get in the bath and there's a rub at the lamp" - Robin Williams

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

"Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it." - Louis-Ferdinand Celine

"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

"Be a lamp unto yourselves! Work out your liberation with diligence! Fill your mind with compassion!" - Gautama Buddha

"A lamp is lit in woman's eye; that souls, else lost on earth, remember angels by." - Nathaniel Parker Willis

"Death but supplies the oil for the inextinguishable lamp of life." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"All darkness vanished, when I saw the Lamp within my heart." - Kabir

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

"He promises a lamp unto our feet, not a crystal ball into the future." - Max Lucado

"The cross-eyed fool sees one lamp as two; The vision and the viewer are one" - Saraha

"Let us rejoice in the truth, wherever we find its lamp burning." - Albert Schweitzer

"Look not for refuge to anyone beside yourself. Heed fast to the truth as a lamp." - Gautama Buddha

"The writer of good will carries a lamp to illuminate the dark corners." - Isabel Allende

"In order to keep the lamp burning you have to keep putting the oil in it." - Mother Teresa

"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

"For the commandment is a lamp. And the spark which kindles the commandment is devotion." - Isaac Leib Peretz

"And while the lamp holds out to burn, The vilest sinner may return." - Isaac Watts

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

"The sacred lamp of day Now dipt in western clouds his parting ray." - William Falconer

"Before, beside us, and above The firefly lights his lamp of love." - Reginald Heber

"The sacred lamp of day Now dipt in Western clouds his parting day." - William Falconer

"To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it." - Mother Teresa

"Reason is the miner's lamp used in bringing up ore from the mind." - Austin O'Malley

"By day the banished sun circles the earth like a grieving mother with a lamp." - Cormac Mccarthy

"Daylight is nobody's friend. God comes in like a landlord and flashes on his brassy lamp." - Anne Sexton

"Pythias once, scoffing at Demosthenes, said that his arguments smelt of the lamp." - Plutarch

"Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind." - Robert Green Ingersoll

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

"He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts - for support rather than for illumination." - Andrew Lang

"To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it." - George Macdonald

"Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it." - Louisferdinand Celine

"I like to change. A new lamp, a piece of art, can transform a room." - Madonna Ciccone

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

"God's grace is the oil that fills the lamp of love." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Still the race of hero spirits pass the lamp from hand to hand." - Charles Kingsley

"When night hath set her silver lamp high, Then is the time for study." - Philip James Bailey

"He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts, more for support than illumination." - Romano Prodi

"There are five dark matters and five lamps. Love of this world is darkness, and the fear of Allaah is its lamp. Sin is darkness, and its lamp is repentance. The grave is darkness, and its lamp is 'none has the right to be worshipped but Allaah, and Muhammad is the messenger of Allaah.' The hereafter is darkness, and its lamp is the good deed. The Siraat is darkness, and its lamp is certainty of faith.#29;" - Abu Bakr

"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

"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past." - Patrick Henry

"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

"I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging of the future but by the past." - Edward Gibbon

"I like simplicity. I like using natural sources. I like images to look natural - as though somebody sitting in a room by a lamp is being lit by that lamp." - Roger Deakins

"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

"You are... you're like a beating heart. A glowing lamp. I've never met anyone like you before." - Juliet Marillier

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

"Faith, amid the disorders of a sinful life, is like the lamp burning in an ancient tomb." - Sophie Swetchine

"Politicians use statistics in the same way that a drunk uses lamp-postsfor support rather than illumination." - Andrew Lang

"Argument cannot be answered with insults. Kindness is strength; anger blows out the lamp of the mind." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Faith, amid the disorders of a sinful life, is like the lamp burning in an ancient tomb." - Madame Swetchine

"Here love his golden shafts employs, here lights His constant lamp, and waves his purple wings, Reigns here and revels." - John Milton

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

"Imparting knowledge, is only lighting other men's candle at our lamp, without depriving ourselves of any flame." - Jane Porter

"If the American people knew what we have done, they would string us up from the lamp posts." - George H W Bush

"The walls have ears, ears that hear each little sound you make every time you stamp, throw a lamp." - Elvis Presley

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

"Let not the hours pass by in the dark. Kindle the lamp of love with thy life." - Rabindranath Tagore

"Aladdin, who said to his wife, I know it's not a lamp, keep rubbing! Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"Sufism has always had the function of purifying Islamic ethics and that fasting and tazkiya is like lighting a lamp." - Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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

"I stroke the beam of my lamp slowly along the flank of something more permanent than fish or weed." - Adrienne Rich

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

"The spirit of man is an inward flame; a lamp the world blows upon but never puts out." - Margot Asquith

"And al smail fowlys syngis on the spray: Welcum the lord of lycht, and lamp of day." - Gavin Douglas

"Waiting for Cronulla to win a premiership is like leaving the porch lamp on for Harold Holt." - Jack Gibson

"When meditation is mastered, the mind is unwavering like the flame of a lamp in a windless place." - Bhagavad Gita

"He lit a lamp in broad daylight and said, as he went about, "I am looking for a human ." - Diogenes

"Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs." - Christopher Hampton

"An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp-posts - for support rather than for illumination." - Andrew Lang

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

"The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick peek over a common lamp-post." - Cyril Connolly

"Get a sun lamp to keep you looking as if you have just come back from somewhere expensive." - Aristotle Onassis

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

"Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame." - Jane Porter

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

"... Waiter! raw beef-steak for the gentleman's eye,-nothing like raw beef-steak for a bruise, sir; cold lamp-post very good, but lamp-post inconvenient-damned odd standing in the open street half-an-hour, with your eye against a lamp." - Charles Dickens

"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

"What does a lamp do? The lamp is like a horse that is running but stays put. But by virtue of being a lamp it illuminates the space around it. Therefore, the practice of purifying one's soul, of living virtuously, has tremendous impacts upon the ethics of the surrounding society." - Seyyed Hossein Nasr

"The universe is wired with the electricity of God, & each of us is a lamp. It doesn't matter the size or shape of the lamp; it only matters that the lamp is plugged in. With every prayer, every thought of forgiveness, every meditation, every act of love, we plug in. The more of us who plug in, to more the darkness of the world will be cast from our midst. Today, let's all increase love's wattage!" - Marianne Williamson

"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

"What passes for an original opinion is, generally, merely an original phrase. Old lamps for new - yes; but it is always the same oil in the lamp." - Katharine Fullerton Gerould

"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

"It is a most wonderful comfort to sit alone beneath a lamp, book spread before you, and commune with someone from the past whom you have never met." - Yoshida Kenko

"Let my muse Fail of thy former helps, and only use Her inadulterate strength. What's done by me Hereafter shall smell of the lamp, not thee." - Robert Herrick

"My dream is that you will travel the road ahead with liberty's lamp guiding your steps and opportunity's arm steadying your way." - Ronald Reagan

"Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd." - Rumi

"Be a lamp in brightness, and make the works of darkness cease, so that whenever your doctrine shines, no one may dare to heed the desires of darkness." - Ephrem the Syrian

"I read my books at night, like that, under the quilt with the overheated reading lamp. Reading all those good lines while suffocating. It was magic." - Charles Bukowski

"Radio, sewing machine, bookends, ironing board and that great big piano lamp - peace, that's what I like. Butterbean vines planted all along the front where the strings are." - Eudora Welty

"Anger blows out the lamp of the mind. In the examination of a great and important question, every one should be serene, slow-pulsed, and calm." - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Ages elapsed ere Homer's lamp appear'd, And ages ere the Mantuan swan was heard: To carry nature lengths unknown before, To give a Milton birth, ask'd ages more." - William Cowper

"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." - Vincent Van Gogh

"Cynthia, fair regent of the night, oh, may thy silver lamp from heaven's high bower direct my footsteps in the midnight hour." - John Gay

"Oh, had I but Aladdin's lamp Tho' only for a day, I'd try to find a link to bind The joys that pass away." - Charles Swain

"Night is fair virtue's immemorial friend; The conscious moon, through every distant age, Has held a lamp to wisdom, and let fall On contemplation's eye her purging ray." - Edward Young



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