Talent is always conscious of its own abundance, and does not object to sharing.
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
Meditation is nothing but a bridge between you and light.
Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself.
It is the task of a good man to help those in misfortune.
To send light into the darkness of men's hearts - such is the duty of the artist.
The half hour between waking and rising has all my life proved propitious to any task which was exercising my invention... It was always when I first opened my eyes that the desired ideas thronged upon me.
The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.
The joy of life is not a profane type of enjoyment: it reveals the bliss of existing, of sharing in the spontaneity of life and the majesty of the world.
One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star.
I can't stand a naked light bulb, any more than I can a rude remark or a vulgar action.
The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.
They give birth astride of a grave, the light gleams an instant, then it's night once more.
Suddenly, I became conscious of the fact that the driver was in the act of pulling up the horses in the courtyard of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the sky.
The burden which is well borne becomes light.
Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a light bulb.
As an actor, the second and last ones were interesting for me. Because those parts had the most change in playing someone who was both light and dark, sort of Jekyl and Hyde.
Well, yes, I've fired a lot of people. Generally I like other people to fire, because it's always a lousy task. But I have fired many people.
Devout believers are safeguarded in a high degree against the risk of certain neurotic illnesses; their acceptance of the universal neurosis spares them the task of constructing a personal one.
Virtue could see to do what Virtue would by her own radiant light, though sun and moon where in the flat sea sunk.
As a matter of self-preservation, a man needs good friends or ardent enemies, for the former instruct him and the latter take him to task.
There is a good principle which created order, light, and man, and an evil principle which created chaos, darkness, and woman.
To be doing good deeds is man's most glorious task.