“L” is for Light


“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” 
― Martin Luther King Jr.

“There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.”
― Bram Stoker

“We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” 
― Plato

“May it be a light to you in dark places, when all other lights go out.” 
― J.R.R. Tolkien

flavored spa candle on a wooden background

“There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.” 
― Leonard Cohen

“Man reading should be man intensely alive. The book should be a ball of light in one’s hand.”
― Ezra Pound

“How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” 
― William Shakespeare

“When you get to the end of all the light you know and it’s time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly.” 
― Edward Teller


“My first memory is of light — the brightness of light — light all around.” 
― Georgia O’Keeffe

“Our dreams are luminous, a cast fire upon the world.
Morning arrives and that’s it.
Sunlight darkens the earth.” 
― Charles Wright

“I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” 
― Og Mandino

sparks from campfire“Green was the silence, wet was the light,
the month of June trembled like a butterfly.” 
― Pablo Neruda


8 Replies to ““L” is for Light”

  1. What amazing photos and I love the quotations. My favorite one is the one by Martin Luther King, followed by the one by Teller. The first is something to have as a motto for everyday life, the other a great reminder that there is no reason to fear the unknown.

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