Quotes of the Day for 13 December 2001 – Light
Today is Lucia Day in Scandinavian countries - the feast of Saint Lucy, virgin and martyr, believed killed on this day in 304. Her name means light, brightness, shining. The tradition is for the youngest girl to awake early, don a white robe and a crown of lighted candles, and wake the family with song. Less dramatically, I'll bring some light to your morning in these quotes.
It is eternity now. I am in the midst of it. It is about me and the sunshine.
- Richard Jefferies
Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows.
- Helen Keller
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
- Sir James Matthew Barrie
Like the light in the dark of dismal night, let your self stand out as glowing, warm, and welcome.
The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by. The saint is the man who walks through the dark paths of the world, himself a light.
- Felix Adler, 1851 - 1933
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