Radiance quotes:

  • Separation penetrates the disappearing person like a pigment and steeps him in gentle radiance. -- Boy George
  • Beauty is a radiance that originates from within and comes from inner security and strong character. -- Jane Seymour
  • When friends stop being frank and useful to each other, the whole world loses some of its radiance. -- Anatole Broyard
  • Learning how to be still, to really be still and let life happen - that stillness becomes a radiance. -- Morgan Freeman
  • I adore wearing gems, but not because they are mine. You can't possess radiance, you can only admire it. -- Elizabeth Taylor
  • Love, whether newly born, or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, this it overflows upon the outward world. -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Seeing the small is called Clarity. Keeping flexible is called Strength. Using the shining Radiance, You enter the Light, Where no harm can come to you. This is called Enlightenment. -- Laozi
  • Radiance belongs to being considered precisely as beautiful: it is, in being, that which catches the eye, or the ear, or the mind, and makes us want to perceive it again -- Etienne Gilson
  • I arise today Through the strength of heaven: Light of sun, Radiance of moon, Splendour of fire. Speed of lightning, Swiftness of wind, Depth of sea, Stability of earth, Firmness of rock. -- Saint Patrick
  • For the Sensitive Plant has no bright flower; Radiance and odour are not its dower; It loves, even like Love, its deep heart is full, It desires what it has not, the beautiful. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Remember the sufferings of Christ, the storms that were weathered... the crown that came from those sufferings which gave new radiance to the faith... All saints give testimony to the truth that without real effort, no one ever wins the crown. -- Thomas Becket
  • That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. -- William Wordsworth
  • God does not die on the day when we cease to believe in a personal deity, but we die on the day when our lives cease to be illumined by the steady radiance, renewed daily, of a wonder, the source of which is beyond all reason. -- Dag Hammarskjold
  • I don't really wear a lot of makeup, but before I get off an airplane, I use some Laura Mercier Foundation Primer in Radiance, and I just love it.That's my go-to. I normally do that on the plane before I walk off and that's it. -- Nina Agdal
  • Life, like a dome of many-coloured glass, Stains the white radiance of eternity. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • All the rarest hues of human life take radiance and are rainbowed out in tears. -- Gerald Massey
  • There is one thing which gives radiance to everything. It is the idea of something around the corner. -- Gilbert K. Chesterton
  • Just as the ocean has waves or the sun has rays, so the minds's own radiance is its thoughts and emotions. -- Sogyal Rinpoche
  • The radiance in some places is so great as to be fairly dazzling... every crystal, every flower a window opening into heaven, a mirror reflecting the Creator. -- John Muir
  • Beauty [is] a kind of radiance. People who possess a true inner beauty, their eyes are a little brighter, their skin a little more dewy. They vibrate at a different frequency. -- Cameron Diaz
  • The One remains, the many change and pass; Heaven's light forever shines, Earth's shadows fly; Life, like a dome of many-coloured glass, Stains the white radiance of Eternity, Until Death tramples it to fragments. -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The gloom of the world is but a shadow. Behind it, yet within our reach is joy. There is radiance and glory in the darkness could we but see - and to see we have only to look. -- Giovanni Giocondo
  • We all find joy and radiance and a reason to move on even in the most dire of circumstances. Even in chaos and madness, theres still a beauty that comes from just the vibrancy of another human spirit. -- Ishmael Beah
  • Change the focus of the eye. When you have done that, then the end of the world as you formerly knew it will have occurred, and you will experience the radiance of the divine presence everywhere, here and now. -- Joseph Campbell
  • In beauty of face no maiden ever equaled her. It was the radiance of an opium-dream - an airy and spirit-lifting vision more wildly divine than the fantasies which hovered about the slumbering souls of the daughters of Delos. -- Edgar Allan Poe
  • No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother's love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star. -- Edwin Hubbel Chapin
  • The very best gift... is that anyone can experience those unexpected twinkles of joy that make a magical moment. At these moments, you feel true, deep joy because of a great new insight, a beautiful prospect, or a glimpse into the radiance of another soul. They are the magic moments when life seems better than you ever realized. -- Richard M. Eyre
  • We all find joy and radiance and a reason to move on even in the most dire of circumstances. Even in chaos and madness, there's still a beauty that comes from just the vibrancy of another human spirit. -- Ishmael Beah
  • Newport Center has become a Mediterranean town. The climate here is the same as the Mediterranean's, and so is the architecture. This center exudes a radiance, an energy. It will become a special way of life for everyone. -- Donald Bren
  • To realize life in the abstract as noble or beautiful or humane, to set it forth so with radiance upon it, that is civilization in the arts. Shakespeare is the chief modern example of this supreme faculty of mankind. -- George Edward Woodberry
  • Femininity is not just lipstick, stylish hairdos, and trendy clothes. It is the divine adornment of humanity. It finds expression in your qualities of your capacity to love, your spirituality, delicacy, radiance, sensitivity, creativity, charm, graciousness, gentleness, dignity, and quiet strength. -- James E. Faust
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  • 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
  • After I wrote my memoir, 'A Long Way Gone,' I was a bit exhausted. I didn't want to write another memoir; I felt that it might not be sane for one to speak about himself for many, many, many years in a row. At the same time, I felt the story of 'Radiance of Tomorrow' pulling at me because of the first book. -- Ishmael Beah
  • The one radiance shines through all things. -- Joseph Campbell
  • What is life without the radiance of love? -- Friedrich Schiller
  • Beauty is a radiance that orginates from within. -- Jane Seymour
  • Let the radiance of light be your guide. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
  • Characteristics which define beauty are wholeness, harmony and radiance. -- Thomas Aquinas
  • One who is patient glows with an inner radiance. -- Allan Lokos
  • Beauty is the radiance of truth, and the frangrance of goodness. -- Vincent McNabb
  • Great grief is a divine and terrible radiance which transfigures the wretched. -- Victor Hugo
  • Writing is not an end in itself but life transmuted into radiance. -- Brooks Atkinson
  • Oh to be my verse an answering gleam from higher radiance caught -- Frances Ridley Havergal
  • Everything which originates from pure love is lit with the radiance of beauty. -- Simone Weil
  • Whatever is gold does not glitter. A gentle radiance belongs to the noblest metal. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
  • my motheris pure radiance. she is the suni can touchand kissand holdwithout getting burnt. -- Sanober Khan
  • Contemplation places us in a purity and radiance which is far above our understanding. -- John of Ruysbroeck
  • Worship is a way of gladly reflecting back to God the radiance of His worth. -- John Piper
  • Your radiance shines in every atom of creation yet our petty desires keep it hidden. -- Rumi
  • Now I am steel-set: I follow the call to the clear radiance and glow of the heights. -- Henrik Ibsen
  • What is a cozy home? Where you enter and you feel the radiance of your divine self. -- Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  • Preachers err by trying to talk people into belief; better they reveal the radiance of their own discovery. -- Joseph Campbell
  • A beauty neither of fine colour nor long eyelash, nor pencilled brow, but of meaning, of movement, of radiance. -- Charlotte Bronte
  • ...'tis He, arrayed In the soft light of his own smiles, which spread Like radiance from the cloud-surrounded moon.... -- Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • Purity is something that comes from another world. It's a radiance that enters into this world of transformation and change. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • I am neither male nor female, nor am I sexless. I am the Peaceful One, whose form is self-effulgent, powerful radiance. -- Guru Nanak
  • All of consciousness is shifted from the imagined, the revisive, to the effort to perceive simply the cruel radiance of what is -- James Agee
  • At fifteen you had the radiance of early morning, at twenty you will begin to have the melancholy brilliance of the moon. -- F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The moon, also, is merciless: she would drag me Cruelly, being barren. Her radiance scathes me. Or perhaps I have caught her. -- Sylvia Plath
  • Light or luminosity is created by the way elements are juxtaposed. They become reflective and a radiance comes from putting different things together. -- Merce Cunningham
  • Boys, Laila came to see, treated friendship the way they treated the sun: its existence undisputed; its radiance best enjoyed, not beheld directly. -- Khaled Hosseini
  • We're here to learn how to worship consciousness and radiance, evoke it in each other, and tolerate nothing less than our deepest love. -- David Deida
  • The mind's eye is perhaps no better fitted for the full radiance of truth, than is the body's for that of the sun. -- Fulke Greville, 1st Baron Brooke
  • Brothers, he who dies here dies in the radiance of the future, and we are entering a tomb all flooded with the dawn. -- Victor Hugo
  • After you understand about the sun and the stars and the rotation of the earth, you may still miss the radiance of the sunset. -- Alfred North Whitehead
  • We can understand the inherent radiance & purity of our minds by understanding metta. Like the mind, metta is not distorted by what it encounters. -- Sharon Salzberg
  • It is easier to gaze into the sun, than into the face of the mystery of God. Such is its beauty and its radiance. -- Hildegard of Bingen
  • But if we are truly happy inside, then age brings with it a maturity, a depth, and a power that only magnifies our radiance. -- David Deida
  • A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the radiance cast by the love of brothers. -- Jean Vanier
  • But beauty itself is not given to us by anyone; it is a power we have within us from the gate, a radiance inside us. -- Marianne Williamson
  • When you are happy, when you are laughing, when you are loving, the radiance of your Soul shines through, and all are lifted by it. -- Roger Delano Hinkins
  • When you understand who and what you are, your radiance projects into the universal radiance and everything around you becomes creative and full of opportunity. -- Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  • Fair Venus shines Even in the eve of day, with sweetest beam Propitious shines, and shakes a trembling flood Of softened radiance from her dewy locks. -- Anna Letitia Barbauld
  • The True Self is infinite. It knows no boundaries. Pure essence. Pure light. Engulfing the mind, the soul, the body, the invisible real, with its radiance. -- Alberto Villoldo
  • Behind all these manifestations is the one radiance, which shines through all things. The function of art is to reveal this radiance through the created object. -- Joseph Campbell
  • The mind of man, cleansed of secondary and merely temporal concerns, beholds with the radiance of a cleansed mirror a reflection of the rational mind of God. -- Joseph Campbell
  • Victory always starts in the head. It's a state of mind. It then spreads with such radiance and such affirmations that destiny can do nothing but obey. -- Douchan Gersi
  • A real artist is the one who has learned to recognize and to render... the 'radiance' of all things as an epiphany or showing forth of the truth. -- Joseph Campbell
  • Miracles occur, If you dare to call those spasmodic Tricks of radiance miracles. The wait's begun again, The long wait for the angel, For that rare, random descent. -- Sylvia Plath
  • The purified, integrated mind, so perfected in its own understanding, lives in close communion with the soul radiance so that light becomes the constant companion of the mind. -- Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
  • Love, whether newly born or aroused from a deathlike slumber, must always create sunshine, filling the heart so full of radiance, that it overflows upon the outward world. -- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Beauty is an internal light, a spiritual radiance that all women have, but most women hide - unconsciously denying its existence. What we do not claim, remains invisible. -- Marianne Williamson
  • Women think black is the most flattering color, but they're wrong. Pink adds a cosmetic-like radiance and warmth. Black drains the skin of color; pink delights the eye. -- Oscar de la Renta
  • It is very difficult to pass from pleasure to work. Accordingly more poems have been swallowed up by sorrow than ever happiness caused to blaze forth in unparalleled radiance. -- Honore de Balzac
  • You are not a body. You are not a mind. You are infinite light, infinite intelligence, the radiance of all beings, the dharmakaya - the endless light of creation. -- Frederick Lindemann, 1st Viscount Cherwell
  • It starts with a single breath and the present moment, but where it takes you is into the vast radiance of your true nature, into a magical, spacious life. -- Narissa Doumani
  • You look at a star for two reasons, because it is luminous, and because it is impenetrable. You have beside you a sweeter radiance and a greater mystery, woman. -- Victor Hugo
  • It is a golden chapter in the history of India's maritime security. May INS Vikramaditya, imbibe the radiance of the sun and confidence of victory in each one of us. -- Narendra Modi
  • The Christian woman should remember that she cannot buy true attractiveness; that radiance which really shines forth in beauty is of the heart and spirit and not of the body. -- Aiden Wilson Tozer
  • Truly worthy are those who become brighter as the days get cloudier so that their light shines through, regardless of how hard the clouds are working to block their radiance. -- Pooja Ruprell
  • A sister they had, Galadriel, most beautiful of all the house of Finwë; her hair was lit with gold as though it had caught in a mesh the radiance of Laurelin. -- J. R. R. Tolkien
  • If you want to know yourself, Just look how others do it; If you want to understand others, Look into your own heart. What is life without the radiance of love? -- Friedrich Schiller
  • [T]he experience of mystery comes not from expecting it but through yielding all your programs, because your programs are based on fear and desire. Drop them and the radiance comes. (16) -- Joseph Campbell
  • Just as your hand, held before the eye, can hide the tallest mountain, so this small earthly life keeps us from seeing the vast radiance that fills the core of the universe. -- Nachman of Breslov
  • Whereas women are most turned on by a man's depth of presence, men are most turned on by a woman's radiance and energy: how she moves, moans, smiles, and opens in love. -- David Deida
  • If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty OneI am become Death, the Shatterer of Worlds. -- The Bhagavad Gita
  • To express hope by some star, the eagerness of a soul by a sunset radiance. Certainly there is nothing in that of stereoscopic realism, but is it not something that actually exists? -- Vincent Van Gogh
  • I'm no reformer; for I see more lightThan darkness in the world; mine eyes are quickTo catch the first dim radiance of the dawn,And slow to note the cloud that threatens storm. -- Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • To me, wholeness is the key to aliveness. It is more than just physical vitality, it is radiance, coming from being at one with yourself and your experience. Life then flows through you. -- Richard Moss
  • Praise is literal food for feminine qualities. If you want your woman to grow in her radiance health, happiness, love, beauty, power and depth, praise these qualities. Praise them daily. A number of times. -- David Deida
  • That the sky is brighter than the earth means little unless the earth itself is appreciated and enjoyed. Its beauty loved gives the right to aspire to the radiance of the sunrise and sunset. -- Helen Keller
  • Let the radiance of my enthusiasms envelop the poor courtyard and the bare classroom. Let my heart be a stronger column and my goodwill purer gold than the columns and gold of rich schools. -- Gabriela Mistral
  • Certain individual words do possess more pitch, more radiance, more shazam! than others, but it's the way words are juxtaposed with other words in a phrase or sentence that can create magic. Perhaps literally. -- Tom Robbins
  • I watched her departure, as one watches a sunset. She went like a radiance through the dark wood, which was henceforth bright to me, from simply knowing that such a creature was in it. -- George MacDonald
  • You may have the dark and cold street life, ruled by the lessor light of the moon. During this time I restore my temple, and later awake to greet the awesome radiance of the sun-star." -- T.F. Hodge
  • I want to paint men and women with that something of the external which the halo used to symbolize, and which we now seek to give by the actual radiance and vibrancy of our colorings. -- Vincent Van Gogh
  • When we see the secret beauty of anyone, including ourselves, we see past our judgment and fear into the core of who we truly are - not an entrapped self but the radiance of goodness. -- Tara Brach
  • You may have the dark and cold street life, ruled by the lessor light of the moon. During this time I restore my temple, and later awake to greet the awesome radiance of the sun-star. -- T.F. Hodge
  • And that Aha! that you get when you see an artwork that really hits you is, 'I am that.' I am the very radiance of energy that is talking to me through this painting. -- Joseph Campbell