Reputation Is only A Candle

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.

James Russell Lowell

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Candle Burns Not For Us

The candle burns not for us, but for all those whom we failed to rescue from prison, who were shot on the way to prison, who were tortured, who were kidnapped, who “disappeared”. That’s what the candle is for.

Peter Benenson

Two Ways Of Spreading Light

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

Saying About Candle

To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.

Robert Burton

Candle Quote

To light a candle is to cast a shadow.
Ursula K.Le Guin

We Say God

We say God and the imagination are one… How high that highest candle lights the dark.
Wallace Stevens

Electric Light

When Thomas Edison worked late into the night on the electric light, he had to do it by gas lamp or candle. I’m sure it made the work seem that much more urgent.

George Carlin

Children Playing In The Park

When was the last time you spent a quiet moment just doing nothing – just sitting and looking at the sea, or watching the wind blowing the tree limbs, or waves rippling on a pond, a flickering candle or children playing in the park?
Ralph Marston

Aim In Life

You don’t have to be a wreck. You don’t have to be sick. One’s aim in life should be to die in good health. Just like a candle that burns out.
Jeanne Moreau

Candle On Cake

You know you’re getting old when you get that one candle on the cake. It’s like, ‘See if you can blow this out.’
Jerry Seinfeld

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