quote by John of the Cross

In the twilight of life, God will not judge us on our earthly possessions and human success, but rather on how much we have loved.

— John of the Cross

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Life is good to those who know how to live.

I do not ever hope to accumulate great funds of worldly wealth, but I shall accumulate something far more valuable, a store of wonderful memories. When I reach the twilight of life I shall look back and say I'm glad I lived as I did, life has been good to me.

For the record, prejudices can kill, and suspicion can destroy, and a thoughtless frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all its own for the children, and the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is that these things cannot be confined to the Twilight Zone.

We're developing a new citizenry. One that will be very selective about cereals and automobiles, but won't be able to think.

Who has smelled the woodsmoke at twilight, who has seen the campfire burning, who is quick to read the noises of the night?

In almost everything I've written there is a thread of this: man's seemingly palpable need to dislike someone other than himself.

There is nothing in the dark that isn't there when the lights are on.

This highway leads to the shadowy tip of reality: you're on a through route to the land of the different, the bizarre, the unexplainable...Go as far as you like on this road. Its limits are only those of mind itself. Ladies and Gentlemen, you're entering the wondrous dimension of imagination. . . Next stop The Twilight Zone.

Twilight fell: The sky turned to a light, dusky purple littered with tiny silver stars.

In the twilight of the morning, all life silently waits for the sunrise.

Sun must rise for the darkness to sink!

Any state, any entity, any ideology that fails to recognize the worth, the dignity, the rights of Man, that state is obsolete.

You're traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind; a journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination. That's the signpost up ahead—your next stop, the Twilight Zone.

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.

No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight room of the soul.

Being like everybody is the same as being nobody.

I like the night. Without the dark, we'd never see the stars.

I wanted to play piano in restaurants in the south of France.

I went there on holiday once and I saw this guy playing in an old tuxedo. He was all disheveled, with a whisky glass on the piano. I thought that was the coolest thing. So what's happened to me with 'Twilight' isn't really what I'd planned.

Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.

He's like a drug for you, Bella. I see that you can't live without him now. It's too late. But I would have been healthier for you. Not a drug; I would have been the air, the sun.

It was sort of the pattern to my life - I'd never been strong enough to deal with the things outside my control, to attack the enemies or outrun them. To avoid the pain. Always human and weak, the only thing I'd ever been able to do was keep going. Endure. Survive.

There was no reason for Bella Swan to cross paths with me.

She would be avoided like the plague she was.

I was a vampire, and she had the sweetest blood I’d smelled in eighty years.

I am Switzerland. I refuse to be affected by territorial disputes between mythical creatures.

Ignorance seldom vaults into knowledge, but passes into it through an intermediate state of obscurity, even as night into day through twilight.

The harvest moon has no innocence, like the slim quarter moon of a spring twilight, nor has it the silver penny brilliance of the moon that looks down upon the resorts of summer time. Wise, ripe, and portly, like an old Bacchus, it waxes night after night.

Coming up with ideas is the easiest thing on earth. Putting them down is the hardest.

non-reality was black, and it didn't hurt so much.

My life and his were twisted into a single strand.

Cut one, and you cut both. If he were gone, I would not be able to live through that. If I were gone, he wouldn't live through it, either.

for civilization to survive, the human race has to remain civilized.

The moment of twilight is simply beautiful.

There are weapons that are simply thoughts.

For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy.

What does he plant who plants a tree? He plants the friend of sun and sky;

He plants the flag of breezes free; The shaft of beauty, towering high, he plants a home to heaven anigh. For song and mother-croon of bird, in hushed and happy twilight heard - The treble of heaven's harmony. These things he plants who plants a tree.

It was once said that the moral test of government is how that government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.

Sometimes I wondered if I was seeing the same things through my eyes that the rest of the world was seeing through theirs. Maybe there was a glitch in my brain.

There's no twilight in the tropics. Night falls like a curtain.

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