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I've reduced a lot of the stress in my life. I've gotten rid of a lot of things. The light was turned on and a lot of the cockroaches started spinning. I swept them out the door. And sometimes you just have to throw things out because they carry a certain energy.
Like the old soldier of the ballad, I now close my military career and just fade away, an old soldier who tried to do his duty as God gave him the light to see that duty. Goodbye.
I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.
James Russell Lowell
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
James Russell Lowell
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.
Frank Lloyd Wright
He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.
The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light.
Pope John XXIII
I keep dreaming of a future, a future with a long and healthy life, not lived in the shadow of cancer but in the light.
The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine.
You cannot, in human experience, rush into the light. You have to go through the twilight into the broadening day before the noon comes and the full sun is upon the landscape.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
If you have done terrible things, you must endure terrible things; for thus the sacred light of injustice shines bright.
The artist vocation is to send light into the human heart.
We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.
We have all the light we need, we just need to put it in practice.
I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty.
There is a fifth dimension, beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity. It is the middle ground between light and shadow, between science and superstition.
Space and light and order. Those are the things that men need just as much as they need bread or a place to sleep.
Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.
Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography.
I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment, or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase.
The new pope knows that his task is to make the light of Christ shine before men and women of world - not his own light, but that of Christ.
Pope Benedict XVI
Men are like the stars; some generate their own light while others reflect the brilliance they receive.
Truth, when not sought after, rarely comes to light.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
What makes photography a strange invention is that its primary raw materials are light and time.
I remember when the wave of Jennifer Lopez, Salma Hayek and these beautiful Hispanic women came into light, and I looked up to them and I loved them, but I was like, 'Where are Middle Eastern women?'
Rise above sectional interests and private ambitions... Pass from matter to spirit. Matter is diversity; spirit is light, life and unity.
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