Selected Quotes about Light

In the beginning there was nothing. God said, 'Let there be light!' And there was light. There was still nothing, but you could see it a whole lot better. -- Ellen DeGeneres

What I give form to in daylight is only one per cent of what I have seen in darkness. -- M. C. Escher

You can't have a light without a dark to stick it in. -- Arlo Guthrie

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. -- Carl Gustav Jung

Any one who has common sense will remember that the bewilderments of the eyes are of two kinds, and arise from two causes, either from coming out of the light or from going into the light, which is true of the mind's eye, quite as much as of the bodily eye; and he who remembers this when he sees any one whose vision is perplexed and weak, will not be too ready to laugh; he will first ask whether that soul of man has come out of the brighter light, and is unable to see because unaccustomed to the dark, or having turned from darkness to the day is dazzled by excess of light. -- Plato

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. -- Aaron Rose

We burn daylight. -- William Shakespeare

There are two kinds of light--the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures. -- James Thurber

Let your light shine. Shine within you so that it can shine on someone else. Let your light shine. -- Oprah Winfrey

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