131 Inspirational Quotes On Light

The duality of light and darkness represents the essence of a struggle many of us experience.

The returning light of the sun gives us life on earth, the passages of joy and positivity help us overcome our dark and challenging days. Seeing the light in any situation is essential to see the possibilities ahead.

Here are our favorite inspirational quotes on light and how to overcome dark times. The struggle may sometimes feel impossible, but seeing a small possibility and hope for better outcomes is the key. You can share these light quotes on social media.

131 Inspirational Quotes On Light

Light quotes on overcoming difficulty


In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t. ― Blaise Pascal


Imperfection and perfection go so hand in hand, and our dark and our light are so intertwined, that by trying to push the darkness or the so-called negative aspects of our life to the side… we are preventing ourselves from the fullness of life. ― Jeff Bridges


What is to give light must endure burning. ― Anton Wildgans


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


In nature, light creates the color. In the picture, color creates the light. ― Hans Hofmann


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

And if you don’t believe the sun will rise, stand alone and greet the coming night in the last remaining light. ― Chris Cornell

You can hit the lowest low and face the darkest dark, but you can always get back up and get in the light. All of this is what actually makes life worth living. ― Kerli

Light quotes on positivity

When the darkness comes, keep an eye on the light – whatever that is for you – no matter how far away it seems. Jan Berry

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

Shadow owes its birth to light. John Gay

If you can see the light at the end of the tunnel, you are looking the wrong way. Barry Commoner

Light makes photography. Embrace light. Admire it. Love it. But above all, know light. Know it for all you are worth, and you will know the key to photography. George Eastman

Remember: Always walk in the light. And if you feel like you’re not walking in it, go find it. Love the light. Roberta Flack

I’m a very early riser, and I don’t like to miss that beautiful early morning light. David Hockney

My hope is that light, flexible architecture might bring about a new and open society. Frei Otto

Every moment of light and dark is a miracle. Walt Whitman

Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher. William Wordsworth

Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness. Malala Yousafzai

Being stylish is about enjoying your life and expressing yourself and your inner light. Tori Amos

Spiritual light quotes

Listen to the inner light; it will guide you. Listen to inner peace; it will feed you. Listen to inner love; it will transform you, it will divinise you, it will immortalise you. Sri Chinmoy

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me. Thomas Moore

My broken brilliance will shine a light in the darkness. Matt Hardy

As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. Carl Jung

Truly, it is in darkness that one finds the light, so when we are in sorrow, then this light is nearest of all to us. Meister Eckhart

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us. Marianne Williamson

From my point of view, God is the light that illuminates the darkness, even if it does not dissolve it, and a spark of divine light is within each of us. Pope Francis

Poetic Light Quotes

So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing. T. S. Eliot

I believe we are most beautiful when we are constantly shedding our old selves and moving into new light. Suki Waterhouse

A light wind swept over the corn, and all nature laughed in the sunshine. Anne Bronte

The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone. William Butler Yeats

The light which puts out our eyes is darkness to us. Only that day dawns to which we are awake. There is more day to dawn. The sun is but a morning star. Henry David Thoreau

Short light quotes

Above the cloud with its shadow is the star with its light. Above all things reverence thyself. Pythagoras

Impressionism; it is the birth of Light in painting. Robert Delaunay

Zeal without knowledge is fire without light. Thomas Fuller

Light is the symbol of truth. James Russell Lowell

Light is architectural. It is sculptural. Robert Wilson

The pursuit of perfection, then, is the pursuit of sweetness and light. Matthew Arnold

Living in the light of eternity changes your priorities. Rick Warren

Light knows when you’re looking at it. James Turrell

Problems will disappear as darkness disappears with the onset of light. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi