Shining quotes

  • That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
    -- A. E. Housman

    #Land #Shining #Nostalgia

  • Let shining Charity adorn your zeal, The noblest impulse generous minds can feel.
    -- Aaron Hill

    #Shining #Mind #Charity

  • I think that everyone's life is controlled by a series of events. They choose what they want and if it is in their control they can reach it. Sometimes luck shines on them and sometimes it doesn't. I also think accidents happen and we are placed in situations where we have to do things for those we love that we don't want to do.
    -- Abbi Glines

    #Thinking #Shining #Luck

  • If you want to shine like the sun, first burn like the sun.
    -- Abdul Kalam

    #Powerful #Shining #Want

  • Words are freeborn, and not the vassals of the gruff tyrants of prose to do their bidding only. They have the same right to dance and sing as the dewdrops have to sparkle and the stars to shine.
    -- Abraham Coles

    #Stars #Tyrants #Shining

  • When the spirit shines, even foggy skies make pleasant light.
    -- Abraham Isaac Kook

    #Light #Sky #Shining

  • Behind the cloud the sun is still shining.
    -- Abraham Lincoln

    #Healing #Clouds #Shining

  • Look, how they scold me for all my loving and tippling, now that the silvery edges shine forth from my brow!
    -- Abu Yahya al-Libi

    #Grandparent #Shining #Looks

  • I would that with sleepy, soft embraces The sea would fold mewould find me rest In luminous shades of her secret places, In depths where her marvels are manifest; So the earth beneath her should not discover My hidden couchnor the heaven above her As a strong love shielding a weary lover, I would have her shield me with shining breast.
    -- Adam Lindsay Gordon

    #Strong #Sea #Shining

  • So let us call genocide, genocide. Let us not minimize the deliberate murder of 1.5 million people. Let us have a moral victory that can shine as a light to all nations.
    -- Adam Schiff

    #Light #People #Shining

  • The truth, the whole truth, nothing but the truth. Little men are dissolved in it. If there is any gold, truth makes it shine more brightly. . . .Truth, even in the mouth of an informer, a spy, a briber, can become bigger than anybody who tries to destroy it. Truth survives.
    -- Adela Rogers St. Johns

    #Truth #Men #Shining

  • Money glitters, beauty sparkles, and intelligence shines.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Shining #Glitter #Sparkle

  • if you want to shine like sun first you have to burn like it.
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #Inspirational #Shining #Want

  • A victory at Kursk would shine like a beacon to the world!
    -- Adolf Hitler

    #War #Shining #Victory

  • It is that happy stretch of time when the lovers set to chronicling their passion. When no glance, no tone of voice is so fleeting but it shines with significance. When each moment, each perception is brought out with care, unfolded like a precious gem from its layers of the softest tissue paper and laid in front of the beloved — turned this way and that, examined, considered.
    -- Ahdaf Soueif

    #Passion #Voice #Shining

  • The more my dream are fulfilled the quicklier they become realities losing their shine.
    -- Ai Yazawa

    #Dream #Reality #Shining

  • I am a Bible Christian and if an archangel with a wingspread as broad as a constellation shining like the sun were to come and offer me some new truth, I'd ask him for a reference. If he could not show me where it is found in the Bible, I would bow him out and say, I'm awfully sorry, you don't bring any references with you
    -- Aiden Wilson Tozer

    #Christian #Sorry #Shining

  • I've seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going, if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.
    -- Al Sharpton

    #Shining #Never Quit #Sun

  • Do not hold everything as gold that shines like gold.
    -- Alain de Lille

    #Shining #Gold

  • Do not hold as gold all that shines as gold.
    -- Alain de Lille

    #Shining #Gold

  • It may be said that his wit shines at the expense of his memory.
    -- Alain-Rene Lesage

    #Memories #Shining #May

  • On peut dire que son esprit brille aux dépens de sa mémoire (One may say that his wit shines by the help of his memory).
    -- Alain-Rene Lesage

    #Memories #Son #Shining

  • Don't let it be forgot, that once there was a spot, for one brief shining moment, that was known as Camelot.
    -- Alan Jay Lerner

    #Shining #Moments #Camelot

  • When a woman's clothes are in harmony with her emotions, she shines from within.
    -- Alber Elbaz

    #Clothes #Shining #Emotion

  • I understood, by dint of digging into my memories, that modesty helped me to shine, humility helped me to triumph and virtue to oppress.
    -- Albert Camus

    #Memories #Humility #Shining

  • For me, there has never been one definition of beauty. I think we all have something to offer and when beauty shines from within, there can be no denying it
    -- Alek Wek

    #Thinking #Shining #Definitions

  • We must have Christ in our hearts, that He may shine forth from our lives.
    -- Alexander MacLaren

    #Heart #Shining #May

  • Truth shines the brighter, clad in verse.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Poetry #Shining #Verses

  • E'en Sunday shines no Sabbath day to me.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Sunday #Shining #Sabbath

  • Behold the groves that shine with silver frost, their beauty withered, and their verdure lost!
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Winter #Shining #Frost

  • Ask for what end the heavenly bodies shine, Earth for whose use? Pride answers, 'Tis for mine For me kind nature wakes her genial power, Suckles each herb, and spreads out every flower.
    -- Alexander Pope

    #Flower #Pride #Shining

  • Everybody has a part of her body that she doesn't like, but I've stopped complaining about mine because I don't want to critique nature's handiwork ... My job is simply to allow the light to shine out of the masterpiece.
    -- Alfre Woodard

    #Jobs #Light #Shining

  • How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As though to breathe were life.
    -- Alfred Lord Tennyson

    #Life #Shining #Age

  • I've never been interested in things that sparkle and shine, I'm more interested in people.
    -- Ali Hewson

    #People #Shining #Sparkle

  • Do not let your difficulties fill you with anxiety, after all it is only in the darkest nights that stars shine more brightly.
    -- Ali ibn Abi Talib

    #Stars #Night #Shining

  • If you're a baby about the media, as I was, you can't imagine what it's like when the great approval machine shines its beam on you, when every time you cross the street someone comes out of a manhole to talk about your haircut.
    -- Ali MacGraw

    #Baby #Media #Shining

  • The cloud controls the light ... It is the cloud that, holding the sun's rays in a sheaf as a giant holds a handful of spears, strikes the horizon, touches the extreme edge with a delicate revelation of light, or suddenly puts it out and makes the foreground shine.
    -- Alice Meynell

    #Clouds #Light #Shining

  • I never asked to be born, and death's no question. The sun's still shining off the same old lessons, Then why does life feel like an educated guess? And my thoughts are like meals...I'm a sucker for the seconds.
    -- Amir Mohamed

    #Rap #Hip Hop #Shining

  • True joy of nature is when every drop of water shines like a pearl.
    -- Anamika Mishra

    #Water #Joy #Shining

  • When a woman's face is wrinkled And her hairs are sprinkled, With gray, Lackaday! Aside she's cast, No one respect will pay; Remember, Lasses, remember. And while the sun shines make hay: You must not expect in December, The flowers you gathered in May.
    -- Ann Rinaldi

    #Flower #Hair #Shining

  • Fair Venus shines Even in the eve of day, with sweetest beam Propitious shines, and shakes a trembling flood Of softened radiance from her dewy locks.
    -- Anna Letitia Barbauld

    #Shining #Radiance #Venus

  • Someday love will find me in the rough. Someday love will finally be enough. I shine a little more lately.
    -- Anna Nalick

    #Shining #Littles #Someday

  • Let's pretend for just one moment that could actually happen. You close your eyes and I'll close mine and let's dream the same dream across the Atlantic, lighting up the darkness between us. Can you see it, Stu? Can you see us up there, shining in all the black?
    -- Annabel Pitcher

    #Dream #Eye #Shining

  • The thing about light is that it really isn’t yours; it’s what you gather and shine back. And it gets more power from reflectiveness; if you sit still and take it in, it fills your cup, and then you can give it off yourself.
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Light #Giving #Shining

  • The mix in our rooms is so touching: the clutter and the cracks in the wall belie a bleakness or brokenness in our lives; while photos and a few rare objects show our pride, our rare shining moments ... these rooms are future ruins
    -- Anne Lamott

    #Wall #Pride #Shining

  • Like the sun, we are attracted to people who shine with warmth and brightness.
    -- Anthony D. Williams

    #Law Of Attraction #People #Shining

  • Shine your light on love and truth and your soul will glow.
    -- Anthony D. Williams

    #Attitude #Light #Shining

  • The saints are like the stars. In his providence Christ conceals them in a hidden place that they may not shine before others when they might wish to do so. Yet they are always ready to exchange the quiet of contemplation for the works of mercy as soon as they perceive in their heart the invitation of Christ.
    -- Anthony of Padua

    #Stars #Heart #Shining

  • If you tame me, it would be as if the sun came to shine on my life.
    -- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

    #Shining #Would Be #Sun

  • Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but you can see its light shining on you.
    -- Antoni Zygmund

    #Faith #Light #Shining

  • Truth is naturally universal...and shines into many different windows, though many are clouded.
    -- Anya Seton

    #Shining #Different #Window

  • Do you know about Hanuman, sir? He was the faithful servant of the god Rama, and we worship him in our temples because he is a shining example of how to serve your masters with absolute fidelity, love, and devotion. These are the kinds of gods they have foisted on us Mr. Jiabao. Understand, now, how hard it is for a man to win his freedom in India.
    -- Aravind Adiga

    #Winning #Men #Shining

  • The beauty of the soul shines out when a man bears with composure one heavy mischance after another, not because he does not feel them, but because he is a man of high and heroic temper.
    -- Aristotle

    #Anger #Men #Shining

  • You act like a normal human being and you treat them [actors around] like a buddy because you're all working together. It's no different than being Governor. You put a team together and say, "Guys, we all want to shine here. We all want to show that this administration is going to do things that other administrations have thought was impossible. Let's kick some ***** together.
    -- Arnold Schwarzenegger

    #Team #Shining #Guy

  • If you will have patience in difficulties you know the Holy Spirit is within you, if you will also have the strength to be thankful in troubles than is when the Holy Spirit shines through you.
    -- Arsenie Boca

    #Shining #Being Thankful #Spirit

  • Never mind the transience of show business and popularity. When we hear Ray Charles, we go, 'That's a great singer.' You don't need a reporter or a writer to tell us. Good is good and it should shine through the years.
    -- Art Garfunkel

    #Years #Shining #Mind

  • For, as you know, religions are like glow-worms; they shine only when it is dark.
    -- Arthur Schopenhauer

    #Dark #Shining #Worms

  • I like Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream, as its great for soothing dry skin and adding shine. I use it instead of balm, too.
    -- Ashley Madekwe

    #Eight #Shining #Skins

  • I am like a moon that shines on an immense, unknown sea where ships never pass
    -- Auguste Rodin

    #Moon #Sea #Shining

  • The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak.
    -- Augustus Hare

    #Faith #Character #Shining

  • The hardness of a diamond is part of its usefulness, but its true value is in the light that shines through it.
    -- B.K.S. Iyengar

    #Light #Shining #Diamond

  • Truly happy memories always live on, shining. Over time, one by one, they come back to life.
    -- Banana Yoshimoto

    #Memories #Shining #Happy Memories

  • I've always supported myself. I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially, but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
    -- Barbara Feldon

    #Knights #Knowing #Shining

  • I simply don't shine in company. Mostly I prefer to retreat with a book.
    -- Barbara Hambly

    #Book #Shining #Retreat

  • The angels of God are bright and shining beings, emanating light and mirroring the glory of God.
    -- Basilea Schlink

    #Angel #Light #Shining

  • I never saw any lamp shining more brilliantly than the lamp of silence.
    -- Bayazid Bastami

    #Shining #Silence #Saws

  • A candle throws its light into the darkness, in a nasty world so shines a good deed. Make sure the fortune that you seek is the fortune that you need.
    -- Ben Harper

    #Philosophy #Light #Shining

  • Imitate the sun. Don't worry if people understand you. Just shine shine shine.
    -- Ben Lee

    #People #Worry #Shining

  • I don't need a compass to tell me which way the wind shines !
    -- Ben Stiller

    #Wind #Shining #Needs

  • A false friend and a shadow attend only while the sun shines.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Inspirational #Friendship #Shining

  • Who am I being that my players' eyes are not shining?
    -- Benjamin Zander

    #Eye #Player #Shining

  • I have a definition of success. For me it's very simple. It's not about wealth and fame and power. It's about how many shining eyes I have around me.
    -- Benjamin Zander

    #Eye #Simple #Shining

  • Look at their eyes. If their eyes are shining, you know youre doing it.
    -- Benjamin Zander

    #Eye #Shining #Looks

  • You don't have to blow out the other person's light to let your own shine.
    -- Bernard Baruch

    #Blow #Light #Shining

  • Only the Strong is a lushly atmospheric and passionately written piece of work, bursting with colorful characters that shine on every page.
    -- Bernice L. McFadden

    #Strong #Character #Shining

  • His star will forever shine.
    -- Bert Convy

    #Stars #Tombstone #Shining

  • Truth is a shining goddess, always veiled, always distant, never wholly approachable, but worthy of all the devotion of which the human spirit is capable.
    -- Bertrand Russell

    #Learning #Shining #Spirit

  • For though love has been ridiculed and disgraced, exchanged and bartered, dragged through the courts, and sold for thirty pieces of silver, the bright, steady glow of its fire still shines on the hearth-stones of countless homes...
    -- Bess Streeter Aldrich

    #Home #Fire #Shining

  • No woman gets an ***** from shining the kitchen floor.
    -- Betty Friedan

    #Shining #Kitchen

  • Too much shine, can dull the soul
    -- Big K.R.I.T.

    #Shining #Soul #Dull

  • The food is excellent. The beer is cold. The sun nearly always shines. There is coffee on every corner. Life doesn’t get much better than this.
    -- Bill Bryson

    #Coffee #Beer #Shining

  • In 1980, a nation in need of change selected Ronald Reagan to restore the shine to a tarnished America.
    -- Bill Jenkins

    #America #Shining #Needs

  • It would shine a torch into the dirty little corner where the BNP defecate on our democracy, and that would be much more powerful than duffing them up in the street - which Im also in favour of.
    -- Billy Bragg

    #Powerful #Dirty #Shining

  • If you give people a chance, they shine.
    -- Billy Connolly

    #People #Giving #Shining

  • Give your face to God, and He will put his shine on it.
    -- Billy Sunday

    #God #Giving #Shining

  • On the shining yards of heaven See a wider dawn unfurled. . . . The eternal slaves of beauty Are the masters of the world.
    -- Bliss Carman

    #Shining #Heaven #Dawn

  • Little by little deep inside us, the diamond shines, the eyes open, the dawn rises, we become what we already are.
    -- Bo Lozoff

    #Eye #Shining #Dawn

  • The sun shines everywhere, not just at the beach.
    -- Brande Roderick

    #Beach #Shining #Sun

  • You don't need to be a star to be a bright and shining one to that friend in need.
    -- Brian Jett

    #Friendship #Stars #Shining

  • Israel, the Jewish state, the only democracy in the Middle East, continues to shine as a beacon of light in the darkest region of the world.
    -- Brigitte Gabriel

    #Light #Israel #Shining

  • And there is the headlight, shining far down the track, glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines, will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
    -- Bruce Catton

    #Track #Shining #Steel

  • Some people never see the light Till it shines thru bullet holes.
    -- Bruce Cockburn

    #Light #People #Shining

  • You know what's truly weird about any financial crisis? We made it up. Currency, money, finance, they're all social inventions. When the sun comes up in the morning it's shining on the same physical landscape, all the atoms are in place.
    -- Bruce Sterling

    #Morning #Shining #Atoms

  • It is easy to acknowledge, but almost impossible to realize for long, that we are mirrors whose brightness, if we are bright, is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Mirrors #Long #Shining

  • Don't shine so that others can see you. Shine so that through you, others can see HIM.
    -- C. S. Lewis


  • It was a full moon and, shining on all the snow, it made everything almost as bright as day -- only the shadows were rather confusing.
    -- C. S. Lewis

    #Moon #Snow #Shining

  • I was never a big fan of horror. I got into it making these films, but I don't ever see myself doing slasher movies. The kind of horror film I like is 'The Shining.' I don't really like slashers, but I love thrillers with tension.
    -- Caity Lotz

    #Shining #Fans #Kind

  • Two goddesses now must Cyprus adore; The Muses are ten, and the Graces are four; Stella's wit is so charming, so sweet her fair face, She shines a new Venus, a Muse, and a Grace.
    -- Callimachus

    #Sweet #Two #Shining

  • Maybe all young men who love us become knights in shining armor when we love them back.
    -- Cameron Dokey

    #Men #Knights #Shining

  • Blessed be those souls who are glad! They are a salve for sorrow and fatigue. A sun in days of darkness, a joy in sorrow, a ray of heaven shining through the uncertainness of earth.
    -- Candace Wheeler

    #Blessed #Heaven #Shining