Quotations list about illuminate, brighten and brightened captions citing Ambrose Bierce, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and D.W. (David Wark) Griffith sayings.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
— Ambrose Bierce
To most men experience is like the stern lights of a ship, which illuminate only the track it has passed.
— Samuel Taylor Coleridge illuminate quote
We do not fear censorship for we have no wish to offend with improprieties or obscenities, but we do demand, as a right, the liberty to show the dark side of wrong, that we may illuminate the bright side of virtue
— D.W. (David Wark) Griffith
The purpose and cause of the incarnation was that He might illuminate the world by His wisdom and excite it to the love of Himself.
— Peter Abelard
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too. Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests
— illuminate quotation by Gore Vidal
Altered opinions do not alter a man's character (or do so very little);
but they do illuminate individual aspects of the constellation of his personality which with a different constellation of opinions had hitherto remained dark and unrecognizable.
The questions which one asks oneself begin, at least, to illuminate the world, and become one's key to the experience of others.
As societies grow decadent, the language grows decadent, too.
Words are used to disguise, not to illuminate, action: you liberate a city by destroying it. Words are to confuse, so that at election time people will solemnly vote against their own interests.
In photography there are no shadows that cannot be illuminated.
Clever people master life; the wise illuminate it and create fresh difficulties.
Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.
They do not desire anything more than everything they have known.
What is being awake if not interpreting our dreams, or dreaming if not interpreting our wake?
I will describe my eyes and then begin the story.
My eyes are blue and resplendent. Now I will begin the story.
I can't speak for the other authors, but what I hoped to achieve was to illuminate certain corners of the Lucas universe that hadn't yet been explored.
It may be that our cosmic curiosity... is a genetically-encoded force that we illuminate when we look up and wonder.
My whole reason for creating a network is literally to bring little pieces of light. It's to continue to spread little pieces of light in the world, to illuminate the possibility of the human spirit.