I can find in my undergraduate classes, bright students who do not know that the stars rise and set at night, or even that the Sun is a star.
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.
I try to be a guide for people, to make their darkness bright and to make the pathway light, and never to condemn or control or criticize.
Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark.
Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
The joys we expect are not so bright, nor the troubles so dark as we fancy they will be.
Few cases of eyestrain have been developed by looking on the bright side of things.
But my deepest and most secret love belongs to the fair-haired and the blue-eyed, the bright children of life, the happy, the charming and the ordinary.
Being fully present is the best guarantee for a bright future.
Unless we form the habit of going to the Bible in bright moments as well as in trouble, we cannot fully respond to its consolations because we lack equilibrium between light and darkness.
Humor can help you cope with the unbearable so that you can stay on the bright side of things until the bright side actually comes along.
If you're in such a position of power and your ego is such that this is not possible, then its essential to have a small cadre of very bright, committed people who are questioning, exploring and understanding these emerging concepts.
If you can transcend from the dark rut of disempowered thinking to the bright light of an empowered agreement with reality, you will see opportunities not barriers. You will see the finish line, not the hurdles.
Have you heard of that madman who lit a lantern in the bright morning hours, ran to the market place, and cried incessantly, I seek God! I seek God! As many of those who do not believe in God were standing around just then, he provoked much laughter...Whither is God, he cried. I shall tell you. We have killed him - you and I. All of us are murderers.... God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him...
It is the bright day that brings forth the adder, and that craves wary walking.
Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright, who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
School-days, I believe, are the unhappiest in the whole span of human existence.
They are full of dull, unintelligible tasks, new and unpleasant ordinances, brutal violations of common sense and common decency. It doesn't take a reasonably bright boy long to discover that most of what is rammed into him is nonsense, and that no one really cares very much whether he learns it or not.
Example is a bright looking-glass, universal and for all shapes to look into.
The future is as bright as the promises of God.
Gold! Gold! Gold! Bright and yellow, hard and cold.
A liberal is a man or a woman or a child who looks forward to a better day, a more tranquil night, and a bright, infinite future.
They have given us into the hand of new unhappy lords.
Lords without anger and honor, who dare not carry their swords. They fight by shuffling papers; they have bright dead alien eyes; They look at our labor and laughter as a tired man looks at flies.
O suns and skies and clouds of June, and flowers of June together.
Ye cannot rival for one hour October's bright blue weather.
Color is powerful. It is almost physiologically impossible to be in a bad mood when you're wearing bright red pants.
I just look at the high and bright side of things.
Who will tell whether one happy moment of love or the joy of breathing or walking on a bright morning and smelling the fresh air, is not worth all the suffering and effort which life implies.
Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves.
Some can't bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort.
He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the centre, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon.
Confession of errors is like a broom which sweeps away the dirt and leaves the surface brighter and clearer. I feel stronger for confession.
Feeling good about government is like looking on the bright side of any catastrophe. When you quit looking on the bright side, the catastrophe is still there.
It's better to burn brightly for half as long than to be a dim lingering light.
Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.