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52 Quotes That Encourage Us To Be The Light

Being the light means being a source of inspiration, encouragement, guidance, grace and hope.

It’s offering a listening ear, a kind heart and support. For those we care about, and more often, for ourselves.

It’s for this reason that we have collected an inspiring group of famous and wise quotes that encourage being the source of light. All of these words push forward, gently encourage and provide hope and inspiration. We hope that you enjoy them:

Be The Light Quotes

 

Learn to light a candle in the darkest moments of someone’s life. Be the light that helps others see; it is what gives life its deepest significance. Roy T. Bennett

 

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light. Aristotle Onassis

 

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart. Helen Keller

 

Happiness cannot be travelled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude. Denis Waitley

 

Let your hopes, not your hurts, shape your future. Robert H. Schuller

 

When you possess light within, you see it externally. Anais Nin

 

Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going. Chantal Sutherland

 

I do not at all understand the mystery of grace – only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us. Anne Lamott

 

From my own experience, I want to say that you should follow your heart, and the mind will follow you. Believe in yourself, and you will create miracles. Kailash Satyarthi

 

What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room. Ray Charles

 

We must free ourselves of the hope that the sea will ever rest. We must learn to sail in high winds. Aristotle Onassis

 

You can have whatever you want if you believe in yourself and keep your feet firmly planted in the ground. A. J. McLean

 

Whatever we are waiting for – peace of mind, contentment, grace, the inner awareness of simple abundance – it will surely come to us, but only when we are ready to receive it with an open and grateful heart. Sarah Ban Breathnach

 

Correction does much, but encouragement does more. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

 

Never fear to deliberately walk-through dark places, for that is how you reach the light on the other side. Vernon Howard

 

Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for. Epicurus

 

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that. Martin Luther King Jr

 

The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of those depths. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

 

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen

 

If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride – and never quit, you’ll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards. Bear Bryant

 

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. Desmond Tutu

 

To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are. Roy T. Bennett

 

The most beautiful things are not associated with money; they are memories and moments. If you don’t celebrate those, they can pass you by. Alek Wek

 

I always entertain great hopes. Robert Frost

 

There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement, and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves. Eugene Kennedy

 

I am prepared for the worst but hope for the best. Benjamin Disraeli

 

Believe in yourself, and don’t let anyone stand in your way. Jeffree Star

 

If a man is to shed the light of the sun upon other men, he must first of all have it within himself. Romain Rolland

 

Your success depends mainly upon what you think of yourself and whether you believe in yourself. William J. H. Boetcker

 

Believe in yourself. Push to your highest limit. Marsai Martin

 

Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light. Helen Keller

 

Hope is patience with the lamp lit. Tertullian

 

We have always held to the hope, the belief, the conviction that there is a better life, a better world, beyond the horizon. Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble. Yehuda Berg

 

At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us. Albert Schweitzer

 

Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears. Marianne Williamson

 

The more you believe in yourself, the faster you’re going to get. Adam Peaty

 

There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. Edith Wharton

 

Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself. Desiderius Erasmus

 

All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. Magic Johnson

 

Hope and encouragement, especially hope, is probably one of the greatest things you can give another person. Becky Hammon

 

To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist. Robert Schumann

 

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary. Aaron Rose

 

You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious, and hope can take on a life of its own. Michelle Obama

 

No matter what you’re going through, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you’ll find the positive side of things. Demi Lovato

 

Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today. Thich Nhat Hanh

 

As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way. Mary Anne Radmacher

 

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

 

Give light and people will find the way. Ella Baker

 

The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dreams shall never die. Edward Kennedy

 

When you encourage others, you in the process are encouraged because you’re making a commitment and difference in that person’s life. Encouragement really does make a difference. Zig Ziglar

 

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