Lights Proverbs

Sayings about Lights

A light is still a light — even though the blind man cannot see it. ~ Austrian Proverbs

The loveliest of faces are to be seen by moonlight, when one sees half with the eye and half with the fancy. ~ Iranian Proverbs

What is true by lamplight is not always true by sunlight. ~ French Proverb

Zeal without knowledge is like fire without light. ~ English Proverbs

Even light takes a decade to travel ten light-years. ~ Traditional Proverb

The fuel in the lamp consumes itself but lights others. ~ African Proverb

The moon gives us light but no heat. ~ Russian Proverbs

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. ~ Chinese Proverb

Sooner or later the truth comes to light. ~ Dutch Proverbs

Whoever has no children has no light in his eyes. ~ Iranian Proverb

Acquaintance without patience is like a candle with no light. ~ Iranian Proverb

The guard’s sleep is the lamplight of the thief. ~ Iranian Proverb

Though the blind man cannot see it, light remains light. ~ Japanese Proverbs

One’s shadow grows larger than life when admired by the light of the moon. ~ Chinese Proverb

Light your lamp first at home and afterwards at the mosque. ~ Islamic Proverb

The man with no patience waits for daylight, and when it comes he’ll be blind. ~ Arabian Proverb

You may light another’s candle at your own without loss. ~ Danish Proverbs

He who cannot light a fire knows nothing about love. ~ Finnish Proverbs

Over truth there is light. ~ Moroccan Proverbs

A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea. ~ Dutch Proverb

Firelight will not let you read fine stories but it’s warm and you won’t see the dust on the floor. ~ Irish Proverbs

No matter how fast moonlight runs, daylight catches up. ~ Virgin Islander Proverb

At the bottom of the lighthouse it is dark. ~ Japanese Proverb

There is more light than can be seen through the window. ~ Russian Proverb

When night falls the face of the wolf lights up. ~ Russian Proverb

The bull that is used to the sun shivers by the light of the moon. ~ Korean Proverbs

The darkness of night cannot stop the light of morning. ~ Cameroonian Proverb

Light in the streets, shadows in the house. ~ South American Proverb

Without gold even the daylight is dark. ~ Lithuanian Proverb

If you light one candle for God, then you must light two for the devil. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

He who takes a light to find a snake should start at his own feet. ~ African Proverb

Never sign anything by neon light. ~ Texan Proverb

It’s possible to light another man’s candle without damaging your own. ~ Danish Proverb

Some people are electrifying; they light up a room when they leave. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Quotations about Lights

Sayings about light

You can’t have a light without a dark to stick it in. ~ Arlo Guthrie

True love comes quietly, without banners or flashing lights. If you hear bells, get your ears checked. ~ Erich Segal

There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on. ~ Rod Serling

There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast. ~ Charles Dickens

The sincere friends of this world are as ship lights in the stormiest of nights. ~ Giotto di Bondone

The light shines in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not. ~ Bible

The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone. ~ William Butler Yeats

Moonlight is sculpture. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

Middle age is when a guy keeps turning off lights for economical rather than romantic reasons. ~ Lillian Gordy Carter

Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I’m going to turn on the lights.  ~ Suze Orman

Love is so confusing – you tell a girl she looks great and what’s the first thing you do? Turn out the lights! ~ Robert Orben

Light is the symbol of truth. ~ James Russell Lowell

Light is the first of painters. There is no object so foul that intense light will not make it beautiful. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

And God said: Let there be light: and there was light. ~ Bible

Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship. ~ Omar N. Bradley

The light shines in the darkness and the darkness comprehended it not. ~ Bible

There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on. ~ Rod Serling

As long as I am in the world, I am the light of the world. ~ Bible

Give light and people will find their own way. ~ Author Unknown

That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world. ~ Bible

It’s not necessary to blow out your neighbor’s light to let your own shine. ~ M. R. Dehaan

If we see light at the end of the tunnel, it’s the light of the oncoming train. ~ James Russell Lowell

I love Christmas, not just because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season. ~ Ashley Tisdale

I am going to notice the lights of the earth, the sun and the moon and the stars, the lights of our candles as we march, the lights with which spring teases us, the light that is already present. ~ Anne Lamott

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. ~ Desiderius Erasmus

For light I go directly to the Source of light, not to any of the reflections. ~ Peace Pilgrim

Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse. ~ Charles Dickens

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  1. Marin Stephan (author)

    par ce mail je vous remercie car
    j’ai publié un projet d’histoire sur la lumière.
    Je voudrais faire un recherche sur ce mot
    et ses dérivées.
    Si vous voulez je peux vous envoyer un exemplaire
    en forme numérique
    (plutôt lettrique – ce mot n’existait pas mais maintenant il est car je l’ai dit).

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