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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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
- Tertullian

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Books serve to show a man
that those original thoughts of his
aren't very new at all.
- Abraham Lincoln

You don't have to burn books to destroy a culture.
Just get people to stop reading them.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Books and friends should be few but good.
- Anonymous

Books are mirrors:
you only see in them what you already have inside you.
- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Nature and books belong to the eyes that see them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who has fully realized that history
is not contained in thick books
but lives in our very blood?
- Carl Jung

Good friends, good books and a sleepy conscience:
this is the ideal life.
- Mark Twain

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

Be careful about reading health books.
You may die of a misprint.
- Mark Twain

I live alone, with cats, books, pictures,
fresh vegetables to cook, the garden,
the hens to feed.
- Jeanette Winterson

We do not need to proselytize
either by our speech or by our writing.
We can only do so really with our lives.
Let our lives be open books for all to study.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

Books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
- Bono

I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think,
all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read,
and all the friends I want to see.
- John Burroughs

If you want to read about love and marriage,
you've got to buy two separate books.
- Alan King

The man who does not read good books
has no advantage over the man who cannot read them.
- Mark Twain

All of the books in the world contain no more information
than is broadcast as video in a single large American city in a single year.
Not all bits have equal value.
- Carl Sagan

And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Reading about nature is fine, but if a person
walks in the woods and listens carefully,
he can learn more than what is in books,
for they speak with the voice of God.
- George Washington Carver

Books are the treasured wealth of the world
and the fit inheritance of generations and nations.
- Henry David Thoreau

Books! I dunno if I ever told you this,
but books are the greatest gift one person can give another.
- Bono

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks,
And all the sweet serenity of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A morning-glory at my window satisfies me more than
the metaphysics of books.
- Walt Whitman

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

Read the best books first,
or you may not have a chance to read them at all.
- Henry David Thoreau

Movies are not scripts - movies are films;
they're not books,
they're not the theatre.
- Nicolas Roeg

More books, more racing and more foolishness with cars
and motorcycles are in the works.
- Brock Yates

Keeping books on social aid is capitalistic nonsense.
I just use the money for the poor.
I can't stop to count it.
- Evita Peron

A house without books is like a room without windows.
- Horace Mann

Wisdom is not wisdom when it is derived from books alone.
- Horace


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