He Giovanni Ardini, Italian master-carver opened up a new vista for me of the quality of form, light, and colour contained in the Mediterranean conception of carving.
To love beauty is to see light.
O, Woman! in our hours of ease,Uncertain, coy, and hard to please,And variable as the shadeBy the light quivering aspen made;When pain and anguish wring the brow,A ministering angel thou!
If light can come out of darkness, then alone can love emerge from hatred.
At the end of the 1970s, I was a young researcher at the Weizmann Institute with an ambitious plan to shed light on one of the major outstanding questions concerning living cells: the process of protein biosynthesis.
Radium, discovered by Marie and Pierre Curie in 1898, was especially popular: the 'it' element of its day. Radium glows an eerie blue-green in the dark, giving off light for years without any apparent power source. People had never seen anything like it.
When I was young, I had an 'aha' moment in church. There was a thing called testimony service, and somebody would sing a song, and everyone else would join in, finding a note where they fit. During one of those, a light went on in my head. In that moment, I heard everything - Parliament, the Staple Singers, Curtis Mayfield, Prince - in there.
Curtain! Fast music! Light! Ready for the last finale! Great! The show looks good, the show looks good!
To fear is to expect punishment. To love is to know we are immersed not in darkness, but in light.
There is light at the end of the tunnel for India, but it's that of an oncoming train which will run them over.
Navjot Singh Sidhu
It's still scary every time I go back to the past. Each morning, my heart catches. When I get there, I remember how the light was, where the draft was coming from, what odors were in the air. When I write, I get all the weeping out.
If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.