Brilliance occurs, not when everyone is looking at you, but when they turn their heads.
Be calm...calm as a calm lagoon, then you will look beautiful as a beautiful calm lagoon crowned by the Moon and sheltered by the brilliance of the stars reclaiming your royalty of regal life... - Oksana Rus
You win minds through your brilliance. You win hearts through your tenderness. You win souls through your benevolence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
When you are clearly-defined, deliberate with intention and operating at your highest level, your brilliance cannot be hidden, diminished or overshadowed. - Rhonda Louise Robbins
Music pulls words from the heart and inspires brilliance. - Court Young
Brilliance in a scientist does not consist in being right more often but in being wrong about more interesting topics. - Kent Beck
Brilliance some are born with it, but others create it over time. It lightens the foulest of hearts and pierces the darkest of nights to lead us on the right path of our future destinies. - Imania Margria
Have confidence. Like the first spark of morning light against the entire night sky recognize the Power and Brilliance within you. - Marrett Green
I neither knew nor cared whether my experience was insanity, dreaming, or magic; but was determined to gaze on brilliance and gaiety at any cost. - H.P. Lovecraft
[He] was a brilliant man. People tend to become wary of individuals like him because their brilliance reminds them of their own mediocrity. Envy is a blind man who wants to pull out your eyes. - Carlos Ruiz Zafón
Our humanity is trapped by moral adolescents. We have too many men of science, too few men of God. The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom and power without conscience.
Oh,' said a very white body as it threw a wrist watch to the ground which broke without attracting anyone's attention, 'Oh, how can anyone not love poetry, natural machines, large white houses, the brilliance of steel, crimes and wild passions? - Robert Desnos
Maybe the moon just lost herself gazing too long at the brilliance of the sun and that’s how she got her glow. And maybe we’re made of the same mysterious sort of magic that makes us magnify and mirror whatever we look at the most. - Cristen Rodgers
I admire some people for their brilliance and I respect others for their strength. But I am indebted to those who can rekindle my spirit. - Steve Goodier
From today onwards, I am going to strive for the greatest purity of soul, that the rays of God's grace may be reflected in all their brilliance. - St. Faustina Kowalska
Knowledge is merely brilliance in organization of ideas and not wisdom. The truly wise person goes beyond knowledge. - Confucius
Brilliance is typically the act of an individual, but incredible stupidity can usually be traced to an organization.
The true axis of evil in America is the brilliance of our marketing combined with the stupidity of our people. - Bill Maher
Women at the top are the ones chosen to be there by men and not eliminated by women, a dual filter that excludes most witches: those with brilliance and originality and those capable of disturbing the status quo. - Heather Marsh
Before the beginning of great brilliance, there must be chaos. Before a brilliant person begins something great, they must look foolish in the crowd.
Brilliance is born of desperation.
My mother’s dress bears the stains of her life:blueberries, blood, bleach, and breast milk;She cradles in her arms a lifetime of love and sorrow;Its brilliance nearly blinds me. - Brenda Sutton Rose
A moment of brilliance is not good enough to pay for your mistakes, it's taking responsibility - Mohamed Mohamed Adel
It is in the darkest hour, when we are faced with our deepest most wrenching fears, that we are given the greatest strength. The choice is whether we succumb to the fear or rise with courage to face our truth and shine our brilliance as our sword of valor. - Monika Zands
We have brilliance in the world. What the world needs is your heart. - Eileen Anglin
It extols death with the luminescent brilliance of a dying star. It is Genghis Khan bathed in sherbet ice cream. The mantis shrimp is the harbinger of blood-soaked rainbows. - The Oatmeal
Today’s tangents will become tomorrow’s arcs, and unforeseen connections will tie up your loose ends in a way that will make you want to slap your head and holler at your accidental brilliance. - Chris Baty
When the Earth basks in the Sun's brilliance, you'll find me there with my arms spread wide and my face with a smile. - Saim .A. Cheeda
Only the brilliance of your soul can keep you breathing while you sleep. - Bruce Di Quinzio
I would be dreadfully remiss not to think that God would painstakingly craft something an intimately ingenious and inexplicably intricate as my life, and that by virtue of such sheer brilliance I should not examine it with the greatest precision and unleash it with the fullest abandon. - Craig D. Lounsbrough