130 Inspirational Quotes About Letting Your Light Shine

Let Your Light Shine Quotes

We all have so much to offer to the world and our strengths, weaknesses, and experiences allow us to become special in our own right. If you feel that you haven’t been yourself lately and feel like you holding something back – I hope these quotes will help you unleash your inner light and let your light shine bright!

Here are my favorite let your light shine bright quotes that I hope will inspire you to be confident and allow yourself to let go of judgment from others. Dream big!

Inspirational Quotes About Letting Your Light Shine

  • “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
  • “The earth is supported by the power of truth; it is the power of truth that makes the sunshine and the winds blow; indeed all things rest upon truth. ” -Chanakya
  • “Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others’ success, and then standing back and letting them shine.” – Chris Hadfield
  • “I rise to taste the dawn, and find that love alone will shine today.” – Ken Wilber
  • “Enthusiasm is the yeast that makes your hopes shine to the stars. Enthusiasm is the sparkle in your eyes, the swing in your gait. The grip of your hand, the irresistible surge of will and energy to execute your ideas.” – Henry Ford
  • “We do not seek to impose our way of life on anyone, but rather to let it shine as an example for everyone to follow.” – Donald Trump

Inspirational Quotes About Letting Your Light Shine

  • “Being a star just means that you just find your own special place, and that you shine where you are. To me, that’s what being a star means.” – Dolly Parton
  • “The difficulties you meet will resolve themselves as you advance. Proceed, and light will dawn, and shine with increasing clearness on your path.” – Jim Rohn
  • “Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate.” – Thomas Aquinas
  • “If you want to shine like a sun, first burn like a sun.” – A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • “Beset by a difficult problem? Now is your chance to shine. Pick yourself up, get to work and get triumphantly through it.” – Ralph Marston
  • “Bid, then, the tender light of faith to shine By which alone the mortal heart is led Unto the thinking of the thought divine.” – George Santayana
  • “Being from a place like Chicago you have so much pride in it, there’s so many great things that come out of there, but to me not enough people from the city shine a spotlight on the good things that go on with us or the fact that we are innovative and set trends.” – Polo G
  • “Let me go to hell, that’s all I ask, and go on cursing them there, and them look down and hear me, that might take some of the shine off their bliss.” – Samuel Beckett
  • “Apple has given me a platform to spread music. They’re giving us Latinos a chance to shine.” – Bad Bunny
  • “I think BTS is able to shine because we have fans. ” – Suga
  • “God requires his people to shine as lights in the world. It is not merely the ministers who are required to do this, but every disciple of Christ. Their conversation should be heavenly.” – Ellen G. White
  • “By the life we live through the grace of Christ, the character is formed. The original loveliness begins to be restored to the soul. The attributes of the character of Christ are imparted, and the image of the Divine begins to shine forth.” – Ellen G. White

Shine Your Light Quotes

  • “I was the youngest child and the only son. I was expected to shine in academics. It seemed like too big a risk to take up cricket as a career. I thought I had to live up to my family’s expectations. So I chose to be an engineer.” – Sushant Singh Rajput
  • “The divine flame of thought is inextinguishable in the Filipino people, and somehow or other it will shine forth and compel recognition. It is impossible to brutalize the inhabitants of the Philippines!” – Jose Rizal
  • “An evil person is like a dirty window, they never let the light shine through.” – William Makepeace Thackeray
  • “I chose to deal with the underdogs on ‘1 Train.’ I could’ve got the biggest superstars in the rap game, but why do that when you can let the young boys shine? ASAP” – Rocky
  • “I’m the CEO of A$AP Worldwide. But as you can see, when I’m with them, everybody’s equal. We don’t really base our love off of finances or who’s superior by financial status. We’re all equal. When I’m with them, I’m letting them shine ’cause it’s just like how it used to be. They still there. I’m just chilling out front.” – ASAP Rocky
  • “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
  • “You make up a character, there’s always gonna be parts of you that, like it or not, shine through.” – Taika Waititi
  • “Count on me to shine where it doesn’t count.” – Katya Zamolodchikova

Inspirational Quotes About Letting Your Light Shine

  • “Men are not born saints with special gifts and privileges. They fight against the world, the flesh and the devil, and as they conquer, the spirit of Jesus begins to shine through with more clarity.” – Mother Angelica
  • “Because my hair is curly, I used to do all the straighteners, the Japanese this and the Brazilian that. And at the end of the day, your hair ends up not having a texture, not having the body – no shine. You’re pretty much frying your hair. To understand the type of hair you have and do the best with what you have.” – Camila Alves
  • “My favorite kind of acting scenes, or at least where I think people shine the brightest, are odes to Meisner technique scenes where people are face-to-face, and it’s almost like a repetition exercise.” – Timothee Chalamet
  • “The new pope knows that his task is to make the light of Christ shine before men and women of the world – not his own light, but that of Christ.” – Pope Benedict XVI
  • “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
  • “Culture, which makes talent shine, is not completely ours either, nor can we place it solely at our disposal. Rather, it belongs mainly to our country, which gave it to us, and to humanity, from which we receive it as a birthright.” – Jose Marti
  • “I’ve made the commitment to Canadians that I’m going to stay myself, and I’m going stay open about it, and I’m going to make sure that the thoughtfulness with which I approach issues continues to shine through.” – Justin Trudeau
  • “I would say Will came at a time in my life where he saw beauty in me that I didn’t see in myself at the time. And, you know, he saw a diamond in the rough and kind of, picked me up and blew off all the dust and said, ‘I’m telling you, I’m going to make you shine, girl.’ ” -Jada Pinkett Smith
  • “When in doubt, I always, always buy clear vases. You really can’t go wrong with minimalist clear vases, especially when you’re sending someone flowers. The flowers are the star of the show and need to shine!” – Khloe Kardashian
  • “I’ve read a lot of really great characters in some really crappy stories, where I said, like, ‘Boy I could shine here, but the story sucks.’ I don’t want to be part of that.” – Matthew McConaughey
  • “When we’re born, we want to know why the stars shine. We want to know why the sun rises.” – Michio Kaku
  • “Humans are natural-born scientists. When we’re born, we want to know why the stars shine. We want to know why the sun rises.” – Michio Kaku
  • “When I was a kid, being outside was the norm. Rain or shine, our parents would tell us to get out of the house.” – David Suzuki
  • “Always be available to your kids. Because if you say, ‘Give me five minutes, give me ten minutes,’ it’ll be 15, it’ll be 20. And then when you get there, the shine will have worn off whatever it is they wanted to share with you.” – Michael J. Fox

Shine Your Light Quotes

  • “An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it.” – James A. Michener
  • “If I could be granted a wish, I’d shine in your eye like a jewel.” – Bette Midler
  • “The most common error made in matters of appearance is the belief that one should disdain the superficial and let the true beauty of one’s soul shine through. If there are places on your body where this is a possibility, you are not attractive – you are leaking.” – Charles Lamb
  • Making lyrics feel natural, sit on music in such a way that you don’t feel the effort of the author, so that they shine and bubble and rise and fall, is very, very hard to do. Whereas you can sit at the piano and just play and feel you’re making art.” – Stephen Sondheim
  • “My whole life I saw everybody else get shine, I saw everybody else get money, everybody else wanted to rap. I saw them getting record deals and stuff like that. And every time I saw that it was damn, I can’t wait until my time.” – Tee Grizzley
  • “There is someplace where your specialties can shine. Somewhere that difference can be expressed. It’s up to you to find it, and you can.” – David Viscott
  • “Definitely, study is absolutely necessary in all forms – it’s just like any talent that’s born within somebody. It’s just like a good pair of shoes when you put a shine on it, you know? Like, schooling brings out the polish of any talent. It happens anywhere in the world.” – Charlie Parker
  • “Like parents, cooks shouldn’t have favorites, but some recipes inevitably shine more than others.” – Yotam Ottolenghi
  • “When I make catches and do things, it’s routine for me because I expect those things when it’s my time to shine.” – Julio Jones
  • “I see heaven’s glories shine and faith shines equal.” – Emily Bronte
  • “The best do sweat the small stuff. They get the seemingly insignificant details right. They have the discipline to shine at the baby things which they get gives birth to spectacular giant things.” – Robin S. Sharma
  • “I do most of my work sitting down; that’s where I shine.” – Robert Benchley
  • “LaDainian Tomlinson, Hines Ward, Marion Barber, and a host of other black stars help the NFL shine brightly week after week.” – Stephen A. Smith
  • “Try not to get lost in comparing yourself to others. Discover your gifts and let them shine! Softball is amazing that way as a sport. Everyone on the field has a slightly different ability that makes them perfect for their position.” – Jennie Finch
  • “It is only those who believe in their ability who shine when it matters.” – Maurice Greene
  • “We all can’t shine at the same time.” – Juicy J

Born to Shine Quotes

  • “You must be an artist and a citizen of the world. You must speak to this stuff that’s happening. You must do what you can to shine a light on it, help people through it.” – Leslie Odom, Jr.
  • “Would not the child’s heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?” – Max Muller
  • “I’ll fill those canyons in your soul, like a river lead you home. And I’ll walk a step behind, in the shadows so you shine. Just ask, it will be done and I will prove my love, until you’re sure that I’m the one.” – Gary Allan
  • “The Cubs are gonna shine in sixty-nine.” – Ernie Banks
  • “It is still breathtaking to me to watch people bring love, preciousness and kindness to their inner world, allowing the light of God to shine through their eyes so that the beauty of their soul can come forth.” – Debbie Ford
  • “You are on a soulful path that asks you to step into the greatest version of yourself. It is a sacred gift to shine your brightest light, not just in your moments of glory, but each day.” – Debbie Ford
  • “I don’t think that people don’t succeed; I think that it takes time! Everyone will have their time to shine!” – JoJo Siwa
  • “Part of my role and part of my job is to shine a spotlight on issues that need that spotlight, whether it’s people, whether it’s causes, issues, whatever it is.” – Prince Harry
  • “The character of instrumental music… lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations.” – Franz Liszt
  • “If ever there were a candidate destined to shine on ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show,’ Sarah Palin would be that woman.” – Andrew Breitbart
  • “People just see the shine. They don’t see the grind, the bags under my eyes. It was a lot of grinding, setbacks… I ain’t finna let nothing stop me. Wherever I stop at, I already know who I am.” – Kodak Black
  • “Whenever I talk about my culture, I want to shine a light on it. Even though I’m having fun, I want to make sure it’s uplifting. I’m proud of it, and that’s always been the foundation of my jokes.” – Jo Koy

Shine Your Light Quotes

  • “Breaks balance out. The sun doesn’t shine on the same old dog’s rear end every day.” – Darrell Royal
  • “There’s always room for your hard-core country songs, and that will always shine through, and I’ll always have those on my albums. And then I’ll have fun stuff that gets people up and dancing that some people may want to say, ‘Well that sounds real pop-y!’ but I don’t really think it does, I just think it’s what’s going on.” – Luke Bryan
  • “Once I was walking with teammate Joy Fawcett in a hotel in Haiti. We were barefoot, and the lights went out to save electricity. Joy felt something crunch beneath her feet, and she felt the need to shine her flashlight on the floor. It was, I swear, a five-foot cockroach.” – Julie Foudy
  • “My emotions kind of shine through my face, so whatever I’m thinking is what I’m portraying as well.” – Laurie Hernandez
  • “One of my greatest talents is recognizing talent in others and giving them the forum to shine.”- Tory Burch
  • “God has ordained that Satan have a long leash with God holding on to the leash because he knows that when we walk in and out of those temptations, struggling with both the physical effects that they bring and the moral effects that they bring, more of God’s glory will shine.” – John Piper
  • “A lot of my writing comes from the themes of my life, and a lot of that stems from my faith. I also strive to be a light through which Christ can shine, whether it’s through the way I dress, though my videos, or through my music.” – Lindsey Stirling
  • “I am quite driven. I know what I think, and I know what I want to achieve, but I also hope that people who are asked to describe me would describe me as pretty down-to-earth, loyal, friendly. The more experience I have got in politics, I think the more I have allowed me to shine through.” – Nicola Sturgeon
  • “One thing that Gaga taught me was less about makeup and more about how to be just natural through the makeup – really allow your talent to shine through, no matter what you’re doing.” – Shangela
  • “I think that nothing is impossible when you want to fulfill a dream. A lot of people will tell you that you can’t do it, that you don’t have what it takes, but if it is in your heart and you feel it, there is nothing that will stop you. It is like the sun – you can’t block it: it will shine regardless if that is what you want.” – Thalia
  • “Look after yourself from within, and your beauty will shine through on your skin.” – Shanina Shaik
  • “With streaming, everything is focused on singles. That means an artist’s depth doesn’t have the chance to shine through.” – Joe Hisaishi

Keep Shining Quotes

  • “For me, the best thing I can do is play live. The best way for me to put over what I’m trying to do is to play live. Whether it’s an acoustic show, electric or whatever… if I shine at all, that’s where it all really happens – it just took me a while to rediscover that.” – Paul Weller
  • “Look, I can’t dim my shine just because some people feel uncomfortable.” – Israel Adesanya
  • “‘SNL’ has changed my career because it gave it a platform to be seen. And I really feel like the Weekend Update desk is where I am given the opportunity to shine on that show.” – Pete Davidson
  • “Appreciation is the highest form of prayer, for it acknowledges the presence of good wherever you shine the light of your thankful thoughts.” – Alan Cohen
  • “Choose to be kind. Choose to forgive. Let your love grow and shine so that people may look at the example of your life and glorify God in Heaven.” – Victoria Osteen
  • “One of the things novels should do is shine a light on those parts of us that are common, the fibers that connect all of us. They should convey the sense that we’re all connected, coming from the same tree, sharing common roots.” – Khaled Hosseini
  • “Science is like a flashlight in the hands of people living in a huge balloon. They can illuminate anything in the balloon, but cannot shine it outside the balloon to see where it is floating – or if it is floating at all.” – Huston Smith
  • “‘Shine On You Crazy Diamond’ and ‘Wish You Were Here’ are standout tracks. ‘Comfortably Numb’ is another one. ‘High Hopes’ from ‘The Division Bell’ is one of my favorite all-time Pink Floyd tracks. ‘The Great Gig in the Sky,’ ‘Echoes,’ there’s lot of them.” – David Gilmour
  • “Our language, history, and civilization shine out across every continent.” – Emmanuel Macron
  • “I’ve been telling my students, ‘Imitate, imitate.’ And they say, ‘Well, what if I plagiarize, or what if I’m not original? I want to be myself.’ And I always tell them, ‘Your self will shine through’… If you allow yourself to feel deeply and honestly, what you say won’t be like anyone else.” – Natasha Trethewey
  • “I’ve been telling my students, ‘Imitate, imitate.’ And they say, ‘Well, what if I plagiarize, or what if I’m not original? I want to be myself.’ And I always tell them, ‘Your self will shine through’… If you allow yourself to feel deeply and honestly, what you say won’t be like anyone else. ” – Natasha Trethewey
  • “I’m very much about letting other people shine, because it makes us all shine brighter.” – Chelsea Handler
  • “I’ve spent a lot of my life forcing myself to do the right thing, and nowadays, I’ve just forgotten about all that. It’s far more romantic just to let all your vices and fetishes come out and shine.” – Kevin Parker
  • “Everybody has fallen down or been disappointed in love. Where you truly shine is when you get back up. Use it as a learning experience and believe in all of the possibilities. ” -Sherry Argov
  • “Everybody has fallen down or been disappointed in love. Where you truly shine is when you get back up.” – Sherry Argov
  • “Those of us who care about food and where it comes from will miss both Obama and Michelle. Even though Obama failed to do many things he indicated he would do around food, Michelle Obama has done a lot to shine a light on the link between diet and health, which is really important.” – Michael Pollan