„Bodies have their own light which they consume to live: they burn, they are not lit from the outside.“

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Egon Schiele
pintor austríaco ligado ao movimento expressionista 1890 - 1918

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„The changing of bodies into light, and light into bodies, is very conformable to the course of Nature, which seems delighted with transmutations.“

—  Isaac Newton, livro Opticks, or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and Colours of Light
Opticks (1704), Query 30 : Are not gross bodies and light convertible into one another, and may not bodies receive much of their activity from the particles of light which enter into their composition?

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„The most perfect soul, says Heraclitus, is a dry light, which flies out of the body as lightning breaks from a cloud.“

—  Plutarch ancient Greek historian and philosopher 46 - 127
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919), Life of Romulus

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„The body which is nearest to the light casts the largest shadow, and why?“

—  Leonardo Da Vinci Italian Renaissance polymath 1452 - 1519
III Six books on Light and Shade, Context: The body which is nearest to the light casts the largest shadow, and why? If an object placed in front of a single light is very close to it you will see that it casts a very large shadow on the opposite wall, and the farther you remove the object from the light the smaller will the image of the shadow become.

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„Light yourself on fire with passion and people will come from miles to watch you burn.“

—  John Wesley Christian theologian 1703 - 1791
Misattributed, As quoted in The Peaceful Path of Prosperity : Practical and Spiritual Approaches to Enrich Your Life with Your Inner Wealth (2001) by Danny Babineaux; not found in any record of Wesley before 2001.

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„The only gold is love,
A coin that we have minted from the light
Of others who have cared for us on Earth
And who have deposited in us the power
That nerves our nerves to seize the burning stars.“

—  Philip José Farmer American science fiction writer 1918 - 2009
Sestina of the Space Rocket (1953), Context: The way is open, comrades, free as Space Alone is free. The only gold is love, A coin that we have minted from the light Of others who have cared for us on Earth And who have deposited in us the power That nerves our nerves to seize the burning stars.

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