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Lamp Quotes

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If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

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If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Death is not extinguishing the light;
it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love cannot endure indifference.
It needs to be wanted.
Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart,
or its flame burns low.
- Henry Ward Beecher

 

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

He uses statistics like a drunk uses lamp-posts,
more for support than illumination.
- Romano Prodi

An unsophisticated forecaster uses statistics as a
drunken man uses lamp-posts -
for support rather than for illumination.
- Andrew Lang

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Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
- Tertullian

My overcoat is worn out; my shirts also are worn out.
And I ask to be allowed to have a lamp in the evening;
it is indeed wearisome sitting alone in the dark.
- William Tyndale

The only way for writers to meet is to share a quick
peek over a common lamp-post.
- Cyril Connolly

To me, lighting really sets the mood for a room.
A 40 watt bulb in a cheap lamp is the same as a 40
watt bulb in an expensive one.
- Edward Walker

He uses statistics as a drunken man uses lamp posts -
for support rather than for illumination.
- Andrew Lang

Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon
is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out,
and I will tell you how old you are,
and I shall know if you are happy.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Yes!
ready money is Aladdin's lamp.
- George Byron

Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics
is like asking a lamp-post what it feels about dogs.
- Christopher Hampton

A strong hatred is the best lamp to bear in our hands
as we go over the dark places of life,
cutting away the dead things men tell us to revere.
- Rebecca West

They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the
houses and the graves about,
Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out,
Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
- Joshua Sylvester

Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace;
it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without,
while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
- Hannah More

Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles
at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
- Jane Porter

The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
- Ovid

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
- Letitia Landon

The principles upon which a safety lamp might be constructed
I stated to several persons long before Sir Humphrey
Davy came into this part of the country.
- George Stephenson

When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light,
he had to do it by gas lamp or candle.
I'm sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.
- George Carlin

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided,
and that is the lamp of experience.
- Patrick Henry

Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
- Louis-Ferdinand Celine

To keep a lamp burning we have to keep putting oil in it.
- George MacDonald

He came by a leap to the goal of purpose,
not by the toilsome steps of reason.
On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose:
this was the one being for him in all the world:
at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion,
and keep it burning forever.
- Gilbert Parker

Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
- inscribed on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

I notice increasing reluctance on the part of marketing
executives to use judgment;
they are coming to rely too much on research,
and they use it as a drunkard uses a lamp post for support,
rather than for illumination.
- David Ogilvy

Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged;
life is a luminous halo,
a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the
beginning of consciousness to the end.
- Virginia Woolf

The stars, that nature hung in heaven,
and filled their lamps with everlasting oil,
give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
- John Milton

The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power,
whose lamps make every face the same colour.
- Walter Savage Landor

Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
- George William Curtis

The lamps are going out all over Europe;
we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.
- Edward Grey

Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps,
and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
- Henry Timrod

Within my own life, I read all the beloved novels by lamps of vegetable oil;
I saw the Standard Oil invading my own village,
I saw gas lamps in the Chinese shops in Shanghai;
and I saw their elimination by electric lights.
- Hu Shih

And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim,
like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are;
nor love them less,
because to thee they are not what they were.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sure, they were simple desk lamps with only a minimal amount of movement,
but you could immediately tell that Luxo Jr. was a baby,
and that the big one was his mother.
In that short little film, computer animation went
from a novelty to a serious tool for filmmaking.
- John Lasseter

I just don't think there are any rules to color.
You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there,
make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black.
Do something with it.
If it's dark, accentuate the darkness.
- David Bromstad

As we moved along in a little procession,
I was delighted with the illumination of the streets.
So many lamps, and they burned until morning,
my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns.
- Mary Antin

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is always lived in the eye-of-the-storm
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass...
It's about learning to Dance in the Rain.
- Vivian Greene

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life's burdens are lighter when I laugh at myself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a reflection of intent.
Love reflects love.
Hate reflects hate.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is really simple,
but we insist on making it complicated.
- Confucius

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Bringing a childlike wonder
and a beginner's mind to life
maximizes both success and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a succession of lessons
which must be lived to be understood.
- Helen Keller

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Happiness cannot thrive within the prison of obligation
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Beware the Rattlesnake of the Mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

He who knows others is wise.
He who knows himself is enlightened.
- Lao Tzu

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

Anger is like a thorn in the heart.
- Yiddish Proverb

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton


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