Quotation Explorer - 'Torch'

Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. - Louis Pasteur
Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world. Science is the highest personification of the nation because that nation will remain the first which carries the furthest the works of thought and intelligence. - Louis Pasteur
I admit that reason is a small and feeble flame, a flickering torch by stumblers carried in the star-less night, -- blown and flared by passion's storm, -- and yet, it is the only light. Extinguish that, and nought remains. - Robert G. Ingersoll
Wisdom warns against desire, but there is power in wanting, power that can fuel the will and keep lit that precious torch, hope. - Eugene Utley
nothing is more opaque than absolute transparency. Look--my feet don't hit the marble! Like breath or a balloon, I'm rising, I hover six inches in the air in my blazing swan-egg of light. You think I'm not a goddess? Try me. This is a torch song. Touch me and you'll burn. - Margaret Atwood
PATRIOTISM, n. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name. In Dr. Johnson's famous dictionary patriotism is defined as the last resort of a scoundrel. With all due respect to an enlightened but inferior lexicographer I beg to submit that it is the first. - Ambrose Bierce
A learned man who doesn’t restrain his passions is like a blind man holding a torch, he guides others but not himself. - Shaykh Sa di
It is almost impossible to carry the torch of truth through a crowd without singeing somebody's beard. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
I have lost my faith, but I gained the truth! It is not important at all to lose your candle as long as you find a torch! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Let the word go forth from this time and place, to friend and foe alike, that the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans. - John F. Kennedy
Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations. - George Bernard Shaw
We cannot hold a torch to light another's path without brightening our own. - Ben Sweetland
The human spirit carries a torch called hope. - Toni Sorenson
We’re all ridiculous… all of us. It’s as though we use a lit torch to search for light. You are enough. Know this and proceed through life accordingly. - Steve Maraboli
It is like a lighted torch whose flame can be distributed to ever so many other torches which people may bring along; and therewith they will cook food and dispel darkness, while the original torch itself remains burning ever the same. It is even so with the bliss of the Way.[Sutra of 42 Sections] - Gautama Buddha
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