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Shining Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Shining

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I reach toward the shining mountains,
beyond the fog of daily worries.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Affirmations

When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop,
striped and dotted with continents and islands,
flying through space with other stars
all singing and shining together as one,
the whole universe appears as an infinite storm of beauty.
- John Muir

The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
- John F. Kennedy

I've always supported myself.
I like the sense of knowing exactly where I stand financially,
but there is a side of me that longs for a knight in shining armor.
- Barbara Feldon

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Because of my father, we are that Shining City on a Hill.
- Michael Reagan

You've got to get out and pray to the sky to appreciate the sunshine;
otherwise you're just a lizard standing there with the sun shining on you.
- Ken Kesey

Europeans know the importance of the Resistance;
it has been the shining example of the modern conscience.
- Salvatore Quasimodo


 

And I said - Styx - as a musical group it is our place
to reflect the light that is shining on us back onto this place and say -
this is where so much great stuff started.
- James Young

When the sun is shining I can do anything;
no mountain is too high,
no trouble too difficult to overcome.
- Wilma Rudolph

If education, culture, the higher life were shining
things to be worshiped from afar,
he had still a means left whereby he could draw one step nearer to them.
- Mary Antin

Newspapermen ask dumb questions.
They look up at the sun and ask if it is shining.
- Sonny Liston

I'm your knight in shining armor.
I'm here to save you from Linkin Park.
- Rufus Wainwright

He who loves, never grows old.
God it a shining example.
- Sri Chinmoy

I thought The Shining was just absolutely wonderful.
Stephen King reaches all kinds of people.
In the beginning he was just dismissed out of hand,
which was terrible.
- Anne Rice

Men, we don't need you to be a knight in shining armor.
We just need you to be a little bit brave,
just a little bit.
And some of them are, and that's what he does.
- Virginia Madsen

Tell me what you feel in your room when the full moon
is shining in upon you and your lamp is dying out,
and I will tell you how old you are,
and I shall know if you are happy.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

I've seen enough things to know that if you just keep on going,
if you turn the corner, the sun will be shining.
- Al Sharpton

That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain,
the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
- A. E. Housman

A free and stable Iraq will be a shining light against
the shadow of Islamic extremism.
- Jim DeMint

The music is the shining path over which the poet travels
to bring his song to the world.
- Lotte Lehmann

She missed him the days when some pretext served to take him away from her,
just as one misses the sun on a cloudy day without
having thought much about the sun when it was shining.
- Kate Chopin

Shining through tears, like April suns in showers,
that labour to overcome the cloud that loads 'em.
- Thomas Otway

The valor and courage of our young women and men in
the armed services are a shining example to all of the world,
and we owe them and their families our deepest respect.
- Bill Frist

I'm sick of all these knights in shining armor parts,
I want to do something worthwhile like plays and films
that have something to say.
- Tyrone Power

Two hundred and fifty mummies covered in gold.
Something like this cannot be explained -
mummy after mummy covered in shining gold.
- Zahi Hawass

The Communist regime didn't consider this to be a shining
moment in history and assigned no heroism to it.
They classified it as merely an accident.
- Kathryn Bigelow

Time will bring to light whatever is hidden;
it will cover up and conceal what is now shining in splendor.
- Horace

Many a person who started out to conquer the world
in shining army has ended up just getting along.
The horse got tired, the army rusty.
The goal was removed and unsure.
- Robert A. Cook

What is fame? an empty bubble; Gold? a transient,
shining trouble.
- James Grainger

Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint
of light on broken glass.
- Anton Chekhov

Also there is a similitude of a Trinity shining in the body,
soul and spirit.
- George Ripley

Many individuals have, like uncut diamonds,
shining qualities beneath a rough exterior.
- Juvenal

And there is the headlight, shining far down the track,
glinting off the steel rails that, like all parallel lines,
will meet in infinity, which is after all where this train is going.
- Bruce Catton

There were people who said the Society of Cincinnati
in the American revolution,
of which George Washington was one of the shining lights,
was a branch of the Illuminati.
- Carroll Quigley

Every day is a good day to be alive,
whether the sun's shining or not.
- Marty Robbins

We are told to let our light shine, and if it does,
we won't need to tell anybody it does.
Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining-
they just shine.
- Dwight L. Moody

The weather is perfect.
The gods are shining on us.
- Frank Shorter

I love scary movies.
The Shining and Don't Look Now are two of the best.
- Famke Janssen

Oh, my God, this amazing cool breeze is coming through
my window and the sun is shining.
I'm happy.
- Liv Tyler

The moon of a bright silver, which dazzles by its shining,
illumines a world which surely is no longer ours;
for it resembles in nothing what may be seen in other lands.
- Pierre Loti

One shining quality lends a lustre to another,
or hides some glaring defect.
- William Hazlitt

It is generally admitted that the most beautiful qualities
of a color are in its transparent state,
applied over a white ground with the light shining through the color.
- Maxfield Parrish

Earth took her shining station as a star,
In Heaven's dark hall, high up the crowd of worlds.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

The key thing is, even if you only have a couple of hours a month,
those two hours shoulder-to-shoulder,
next to one student, concentrated attention,
shining this beam of light on their work,
on their thoughts and their self-expression,
is going to be absolutely transformative,
because so many of the students have not had that ever before.
- Dave Eggers

Most orgies that you go to, I have found,
most of it is sad.
All that wildness, all those laughs were like the shining
silver and gold paper on packages,
but there was nothing inside.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

I come from a generation that suffered school lessons
in portacabins and crumbling hospitals.
I tell you one thing, for the eighteen years they were
in power the Tories did nothing to fix the roof when the sun was shining.
- Ed Miliband

In horror, character development is often pushed aside
in favor of the shock value.
The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining.
You had a connection to the characters in that film.
- Joshua Leonard

What was any art but a mould in which to imprison for
a moment the shining elusive element which is life itself -
life hurrying past us and running away,
too strong to stop, too sweet to lose.
- Willa Cather

There is in every madman a misunderstood genius whose idea,
shining in his head, frightened people,
and for whom delirium was the only solution to the
strangulation that life had prepared for him.
- Antonin Artaud

At a certain stage in his evolution,
man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things,
which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish,
and enabled him to see, at least in the distance,
the shining towers of the City of God.
- Alfred Noyes

We need to thank all of our troops, and particularly
those for whom we can never express enough gratitude
for they have given their lives so that all of us may
be free and that our democracy can be a shining light
for the rest of the world.
- Virgil Goode

We have magnificent brains, but we use a great deal
of our brilliance to keep ourselves stuck and ignorant,
to keep ourselves from not shining.
We are so afraid of our beauty and radiance and brilliance
because it scared the adults around us when we were children.
- Patricia Sun

I asked my mother could I have an instrument.
She said, 'Well if you go out and save your money.'
So I went and got -
I made me a shine box.
I went out and started shining shoes,
and I'd bring whatever I made.
- Ornette Coleman

Here, like everywhere else, laughing and singing,
dancing and dreaming are not exactly the whole of reality;
and for one ray of sun shining on the hut,
the rest of the village remains in the dark.
- Simone Schwarz-Bart

My eyes went blank, and I stared off,
and the music started.
It was raining, and the sun was shining at the same time,
and there were these big bay windows,
and there was the blue in the sky, and the sun on the trees,
and it was drizzling.
- Al Jarreau

I conclude, therefore, that this star is not some kind
of comet or a fiery meteor...
but that it is a star shining in the firmament itself
one that has never previously been seen before our time,
in any age since the beginning of the world.
- Tycho Brahe

I'd never watch a horror film, but after I found out
I was going to be in one,
I watched, like, four of them, including The Shining,
I was terrified - I couldn't sleep for days.
But I wanted to get myself used to things I was going to see on the set.
- Jennifer Love Hewitt

Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it;
most people aim at it,
all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves.
A man must have a good share of wit himself to endure
a great share of it in another.
- Lord Chesterfield

The miracle of light pours over the green and brown
expanse of saw grass and of water,
shining and slowly moving, the grass and water that
is the meaning and the central fact of the Everglades.
It is a river of grass.
- Marjory Stoneman Douglas

As we look forward to freedom, the shining city on
the hill and the best days of America lying ahead,
it is the men and women in uniform who protect,
defend and make us proud to whom we should look and give thanks every night.
- Robin Hayes

White...
is not a mere absence of colour; it is a shining and affirmative thing,
as fierce as red, as definite as black...
God paints in many colours; but He never paints so gorgeously,
I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I was timid and frightened as a child.
Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other
kind of adventurous stuff.
- Kate Adie

In order to acquire a growing and lasting respect in society,
it is a good thing, if you possess great talent,
to give, early in your youth, a very hard kick to the
right shin of the society that you love.
After that, be a snob.
- Salvador Dali

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your season shine with delight and surprise.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

As we let our light shine,
we unconsciously give other people
permission to do the same.
As we are liberated from our own fear,
our presence actually liberates others.
- Marianne Williamson

May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

Shine your Light of God wherever you see darkness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your success will shine as a light of hope
and inspire numbers you cannot total.
- Mary Anne Radmacher


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