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Total Quotes : 8
Sun Understand

When explorers first encountered my people, they called us heathens, sun worshippers. They didn't understand that the sun is a relative and illuminates our path on this earth.

- Joy Harjo

How Far

Boxing distills and illuminates the essence of an athlete. There's nowhere to hide. Boxers live and perform at the extremes. They provide us with answers about a given contest, but more important, they ask us fundamental questions about human narratives. What does this person really stand for? How far will he go to defend it?

- Brin-Jonathan Butler

Light Glare

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.

- James Thurber

Past Far

The history of the past interests us only in so far as it illuminates the history of the present.

- Ernest Dimnet

Love Christmas

The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of love and of generosity and of goodness. It illuminates the picture window of the soul, and we look out upon the world's busy life and become more interested in people than in things.

- Thomas S. Monson

Torch Lifted

The great poets have sympathized with the people. They have uttered in all ages the human cry. Unbought by gold, unawed by power, they have lifted high the torch that illuminates the world.

- Robert Green Ingersoll

Reason Urban

There's no reason that there has to be a fringe network that illuminates an urban or a multiethnic experience.

- Warren Littlefield


What I like and find liberating in dialogue comedy is that the characters, and what they say, are not me. These are fleeting thoughts and observations and not presented as truths but as something that illuminates the character and the dynamic between the characters. This kind of dialogue is thesis and antithesis - and we never get to a synthesis.

- Whit Stillman