Quotation Explorer - 'Lamp'

A writer's thoughts can act as an Aladdin's lamp, which can enlighten and open the mind of a reader, by showing opportunities and beauties of life. - Debasish Mridha
A leader is a lamp not just a sign board. - Debasish Mridha
Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone's soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Reading is not simply an intellectual pursuit but an emotional and spiritual one. It lights the candle in the hurricane lamp of self; that's why it survives."[Turning the Page: The future of reading is backlit and bright, Newsweek Magazine, March 25, 2010] - Anna Quindlen
You are the community now. Be a lamp for yourselves. Be your own refuge. Seek for no other. All things must pass. Strive on diligently. Don’t give up. - Gautama Buddha
Anger is the wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. - Bodie Thoene
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know no way of judging the future but by the past. - Unknown
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because dawn has come. - Rabindranath Tagore
Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance - Dalai Lama XIV
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp because the Dawn has come. - Rabindranath Tagore
Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness. - Mahatma Gandhi
Reflection is the lamp of the heart. If it departs, the heart will have no light. - ʻAbd Allāh ibn ʻAlawī al-Ḥaddād
No one lights a lamp in order to hide it behind the door: the purpose of light is to create more light, to open people's eyes, to reveal the marvels around. - Paulo Coelho
Time is to clock as mind is to brain. The clock or watch somehow contains the time. And yet time refuses to be bottled up like a genie stuffed in a lamp. Whether it flows as sand or turns on wheels within wheels, time escapes irretrievably, while we watch. - Dava Sobel
Emergencies have always been necessary to progress. It was darkness which produced the lamp. It was fog that produced the compass. It was hunger that drove us to exploration. And it took a depression to teach us the real value of a job. - Victor Hugo
I understand why King Solomon asked for wisdom from God. For wisdom is like oil to a lamp, what would be the essence of having a lamp without oil in darkness?. - Gugu Mona
A lamp cannot play the role of the Sun and the Sun cannot play the role of a lamp. - Amit Kalantri
I am a little childI am the symbols of peaceI am the symbols of loveI am your future, just for youI will be hear for everI am your loveI am your hopeI am really the reflection of youSo just for me Save the peace, keep alive the hopeLight the lamp, whatever you do. - Debasish Mridha
Death is not extinguishing the light It is simply putting out the lamp Because the dawn has come - Rabindranath Tagore
The eye is the lamp of the body. If your eyes are healthy, your whole body will be full of light. But if your eyes are unhealthy, your whole body will be full of darkness. If then the light within you is darkness, how great is that darkness! - Matthew 6:22-23, NIV
The sacred lamp burns to give light - Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is the ultimate Wonder lamp, anything you touch with love become gold. - Debasish Mridha
Black(people) hold onto their God just as the drunken man holds on to the street lamp post—for physical support only. - Tai Solarin
Deep darkness enhances the brightness and beauty of a little lamp. - Debasish Mridha
The burning lamp is found in reading books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The Devil loves it when we point fingers at Rome/ other Denominations and forget our very church. ''SELF''. while i scrutinize the Pope and his deeds. Let me trim my lamp. let me wash my robe. let me sweep my house being fully ready for my Lord's coming - Mary Tornyenyor
The mere thought that she was alone and surrounded by books gave her a near-sensuous thrill. As she looked around her room, dark escaper for the slash of light near her lamp, and saw the vague outlines of her books, she asked herself 'Have I not the whole world? - Andrew Wilson
MTV is the lava lamp of the 1980's. - Doug Ferrari
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam on those that are without while the inhabitant sits in darkness. - Hannah More
Be a lamp in someone's dark world. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Just at present you only see the tree by the light of the lamp. I wonder when you would ever see the lamp by the light of the tree. - G.K. Chesterton
Who would have listened to his tales of woe when his love was the flickering lamp over his own decaying tomb? - Faraaz Kazi
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind. - Robert Ingersoll
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided; and that is the lamp of experience. I know way of judging the future but by the past. - Patrick Henry
The light within my spirit is a sacred lamp. - Lailah Gifty Akita
As I walk , I light the lamp of my soul. As I walk, I light the wick of another’s soul. - Sima Mittal
Writers and artists know that ethereal moment, when just one, fleeting something--a chill, an echo, the click of a lamp, a question—-ignites the flame of an entire work that blazes suddenly into consciousness. - Nadine C. Keels
LIGHTHOUSE, n. A tall building on the seashore in which the government maintains a lamp and the friend of a politician. - Ambrose Bierce
She had fortunately always her appetite for news. The pure flame of the disinterested burned in her cave of treasures as a lamp in a Byzantine vault. - Henry James
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