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In grammar school some of the girls had problems with me. My face was too light. My hair was too long. It was the black-consciousness period, and I felt really bad.
The best history is but like the art of Rembrandt; it casts a vivid light on certain selected causes, on those which were best and greatest; it leaves all the rest in shadow and unseen.
The light that radiates from the great novels time can never dim, for human existence is perpetually being forgotten by man and thus the novelists' discoveries, however old they may be, will never cease to astonish.
You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in.
I have come to believe that there are infinite passageways out of the shadows, infinite vehicles to transport us into the light.
Every time I'm shooting a movie I want to kill myself. Because I don't see the light in the end of the tunnel.
The Supreme Court has a very light backlog. They leave a lot of splits among the circuits, a lot of uncertainty. And I think they ought to work a lot harder.
A child's fear is a world whose dark corners are quite unknown to grownup people; it has its sky and its abysses, a sky without stars, abysses into which no light can ever penetrate.
I learned long ago to accept the fact that not everything I create will see the light of day.
Worship is a way of seeing the world in the light of God.
Abraham Joshua Heschel
I have these new policies toward my life, like 'I will not accelerate when I see the yellow light.'
America is looking for answers. She's looking for a new direction; the world is looking for a light. That light can come from America's great North Star; it can come from Alaska.
When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.
You can't enjoy light verse with a heavy heart.
Help us to be ever faithful gardeners of the spirit, who know that without darkness nothing comes to birth, and without light nothing flowers.
Hell is nothing else but nature departed or excluded from the beam of divine light.
Oh leave the Wise our measures to collate. One thing at least is certain, light has weight. One thing is certain and the rest debate. Light rays, when near the Sun, do not go straight.
The more light hearted I write about that, the better the message gets through.
Theo Van Gogh
I want to light the lights of patriotism.
The upside to anger? Getting it out of your system. You got to express your anger. Then you have room for more positive things. If I hold something in a long time, and then I speak it, it's amazing how the light shines so much brighter.
The spiritual virtue of a sacrament is like light; although it passes among the impure, it is not polluted.
Augustine of Hippo
One of my favorite things is mayonnaise and I have to tell you that. I love mayonnaise, but I don't eat it any more. If I do I put light mayonnaise on it, which I know is still not good but it's a lot better than the other one and I don't eat it that much.
I like the light that comes off metal shutters at siesta time in the summer, having a break from driving in the shops at motorway services, the odour of petrol at petrol stations, rolling down little slopes. I hate it when you tread in a puddle and the water soaks your socks.
A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against the shadow of Islamic extremism.
Allowing myself to love God completely has obviously shed light on my self-love because he loves me more than I could ever love myself.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light.
I sleep with a light on in the bathroom so I can see where I'm at, because I wake up and have no clue!
It is true you cannot eat freedom and you cannot power machinery with democracy. But then neither can political prisoners turn on the light in the cells of a dictatorship.
Her face betokened all things dear and good, The light of somewhat yet to come was there Asleep, and waiting for the opening day, When childish thoughts, like flowers would drift away.
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