— Georgia O'Keeffe American artist 1887 - 1986
„Let there be light, says the Bible. All the firmaments of technology, all our computers and networks, are built with light, and of light, and for light, to hasten its spread around the world.“
„Can the man say, Fiat lux, Let there be light; and out of chaos make a world? Precisely as there is light in himself, will he accomplish this.“
— Thomas Carlyle Scottish philosopher, satirical writer, essayist, historian and teacher 1795 - 1881
— Henry Vaughan Welsh author, physician and metaphysical poet 1621 - 1695
Context: They are all gone into the world of light! And I alone sit lingering here; Their very memory is fair and bright, And my sad thoughts doth clear. "They Are All Gone," st. 1.
— Dante Gabriel Rossetti English poet, illustrator, painter and translator 1828 - 1882
At Sunrise, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
— Kate DiCamillo, The Tale of Despereaux
„Light is something like raindrops — each little lump of light is called a photon — and if the light is all one color, all the "raindrops" are the same.“
— Richard Feynman American theoretical physicist 1918 - 1988
— Mike Scott 1958
"Seek the Light" (co-written with May East and Craig Gibsone)
— Dejan Stojanovic poet, writer, and businessman 1959
“New Word,” p. 69
„Suddenly there was a great burst of light through the Darkness. The light spread out and where it touched the Darkness the Darkness disappeared.“
— Madeleine L'Engle American writer 1918 - 2007
Context: Suddenly there was a great burst of light through the Darkness. The light spread out and where it touched the Darkness the Darkness disappeared. The light spread until the patch of Dark Thing had vanished, and there was only a gentle shining, and through the shining came the stars, clear and pure.
— Charlie Chaplin British comic actor and filmmaker 1889 - 1977
„For me this world was neither so high nor so low as the Church would have it; chequered over with its wild light shadows, I could love it and all the children of it, more dearly, perhaps, because it was not all light.“
— James Anthony Froude English historian, novelist, biographer, and editor of Fraser's Magazine 1818 - 1894
Confessions Of A Sceptic