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Lighter Quotes

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

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Know that life's burdens are lighter when you laugh at yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My hair got lighter, and I gradually went blonde.
I liked it.
Had more fun.
But my image of myself in my head is this dark-haired person.
- Lisa Kudrow

There is no lighter burden, nor more agreeable,
than a pen.
- Petrarch

 

Douglas Adams' Hitchhiker series also shows the potential
of lighter fantastic fiction.
I read the first, and listened to a tape of a later one,
and it's fun.
- Piers Anthony

Yeah, Hitman I suppose is most of the time a lighter read than Preacher;
it was always going to be.
- Garth Ennis

Buddy Holly and the early rock 'n' roll was no lighter than the way I play.
It's very minimal.
- Joni Mitchell

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Below us the Thames grew lighter, and all around below were the shadows -
the dark shadows of buildings and bridges that formed
the base of this dreadful masterpiece.
- Ernie Pyle

First of all, returning from motherhood,
I was looking for something lighter,
and I wasn't as much attracted to Kate as I was to
the relationship between the two people.
- Tea Leoni

My academic schedule is lighter this year because it's an Olympic year.
- Sasha Cohen

Playing roles that are intense and damaged has always
come more easily to me than doing comedies or lighter stuff -
that would be taking a huge risk for me.
- Sarah Polley

Animation scripts tend to be much more descriptive
and are lighter on dialogue.
- Douglas Wood

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks

I seldom play in a trio, but acoustic music is likely to be lighter,
quicker, and quieter.
- Bill Bruford

We ought, therefore, to lessen the price of food to our manufacturers,
and place them more on a level with the manufacturers who have cheaper food,
and also much lighter taxation.
- Joseph Hume

No ashes are lighter than those of incense,
and few things burn out sooner.
- Walter Savage Landor

I am now a turtle.
Virtually everything I own is on my back and suffice
it to say I am one ton lighter and therefore 2,000 pounds happier.
All houses are gone.
- Bobby Darin

There are lighter colors of granite and I like to break the rules.
- Douglas Wilson

One of the things that we can say with confidence is
that we will have much lighter,
much stronger materials, and this will reduce the cost of air flight,
and the cost of rockets.
- Ralph Merkle

A person's fears are lighter when the danger is at hand.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Being Southern and being the guy I've been all my life,
I've lived more on the lighter side of life.
I have a dark side, but that's not where I come from.
A lot of artists like to come from that.
- Josh Holloway

In the plays - that's where I go crazy.
But my prose has a much lighter touch;
it's not trying to thrill with language,
just to be more truthful.
I'm not concerned with the accuracy of anything.
We don't get to the truth of anything with facts.
- Denis Johnson

I'm known as a kind of dramatic, serious,
almost humorless actor and the fact is,
I'm a funny guy, and I spend most of my life trying
to find a lighter side of things,
and on stage was given plenty of opportunity to do that.
- Campbell Scott

Lighter computers and lighter sensors would let you
have more function in a given weight,
which is very important if you are launching things into space,
and you have to pay by the pound to put things there.
- Ralph Merkle

The former measured six feet and an inch in his stockings,
and, without a single pound of cumbrous flesh about him,
weighed a hundred and eighty.
The latter was an inch shorter than his rival,
and ten pounds lighter; but he was much the most active of the two.
- Augustus Baldwin Longstreet

We were playing a small club in San Diego and the power
had gone out in the building.
Eddie had a lighter and kept us lit backstage.
We became very good friends and spent a lot of time
together including hearing Eddie sing in some of the
bands he was in at the time.
- Jack Irons

I knew exactly what I was, and there was no hang-up with me.
None whatsoever.
The fact that the pigment of my skin maybe being lighter
brown than other people of my race,
maybe some of them, but you know our race has all colors.
- Billy Eckstine

Richard was in heavy, heavy costume,
he could hardly sit,
you know, and I turned up and they put me in two layers of silk,
so I played him much lighter - you know,
floating around in a pair of slippers,
a bit of a hippy.
- Michael Gambon

The flowery style is not unsuitable to public speeches or addresses,
which amount only to compliment.
The lighter beauties are in their place when there
is nothing more solid to say;
but the flowery style ought to be banished from a pleading,
a sermon, or a didactic work.
- Voltaire

Modern science, then, so far from being an enemy of romance,
is seen on every hand to be its sympathetic and resourceful friend,
its swift and irresistible helper in its serious need,
and an indulgent minister to its lighter fancies.
- Richard Le Gallienne

Used as kites, these rigid stable aeroplanes are superior
to the very best cellular kites I can make;
they are lighter,
pull harder per square foot, attain a greater angle of elevation,
and have fewer parts.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb often quoted by Eleanor Roosevelt

Darkness cannot drive out darkness;
only light can do that.
Hate cannot drive out hate;
only love can do that.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Trust in the Light.
Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
Open yourself to the Light!
Hold back nothing,
Trust in the Light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Grant That I May Radiate Thy Light, Thy Love,
Thy Healing, Thy Joy, and Thy Peace,
to All Those Around Me
and All Those in My Thoughts
This Day and Ever More.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Darkness is not a force -
it is merely the absence of light.
Observe that when a light
is brought to a dark place,
the darkness disappears.
Sadness is similar -
when joy is brought to suffering,
the sadness disappears.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

An optimist is a person who sees a green light everywhere,
while the pessimist sees only the red stoplight.
The truly wise person is colorblind.
- Albert Schweitzer

The unknown is like the darkness of a cave -
it can be illuminated by the brief light
of one adventurer's small candle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Many hands make light work.
- Proverb

Find your way with the certain and gentle light of forgiveness.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

Dance with a Light Heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I had forgotten how much light there is in the world,
'til you gave it back to me.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

One movement toward light becomes a clear signpost on a long road.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let light shine through the cracks
in the armor of your staunchest beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every man must decide whether he will
walk in the light of creative altruism
or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

To love beauty is to see light.
- Victor Hugo

There is a crack in everything,
that's how the light gets in.
- Leonard Cohen

If we would guide by the light of reason
we must let our minds be bold.
- Louis D. Brandeis

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.
We ask ourselves,
Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous?
Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of God.
Your playing small does not serve the world.
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking
so that other people won't feel insecure around you.
We are all meant to shine, as children do.
We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.
It is not just in some of us; it is in everyone.
And as we let our own light shine,
we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence automatically liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Peace, Love, Health, Comfort, Joy, and the Light of Spirit -
all the rest is nothing.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I will gather myself around my faith,
for light does the darkness most fear.
- Jewel

What is to give light must endure the burning.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There can be no transforming of darkness into light
and of apathy into movement without emotion.
- Carl Jung

All the darkness of the world cannot
extinguish the light of a single candle,
yet one candle can illuminate all the darkness.
- Jewish Hanukah Prayer

As we light a path for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Know that darkness is merely the absence of light.
You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sadness is nothing more than the absence of joy
in the same way that darkness
is nothing more than the absence of light.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Knowledge is love and light and vision.
- Helen Keller

Beyond a doubt, truth bears the same relation
to falsehood as light to darkness.
- Leonardo da Vinci

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda


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