Quotes on Light and Hope

“I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.” – John 8:12

“When you let your own light shine, you unconsciously give others permission to do the same.” – Nelson Mandela

“Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.” – Anne Lamott

“Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.” – Romans 12:12

“The birds of hope are everywhere, listen to them sing.” – Terri Guillemets

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” – Albert Einstein

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu

“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” – Maya Angelou

“You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word.” – Psalm 119:114

Shared by Sandy Diaz

Today is the 40th anniversary of John Lennon’s death in New York City. While the song “Here Comes the Sun,” was written by fellow Beatle George Harrison, it will always be a song of hope for me. Here are a few versions to lift your spirits!

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2 thoughts on “Quotes on Light and Hope

  1. Sandy, thank you so much for sharing the “Here Comes the Sun” versions – especially the first one with the Beatles themselves. I am awake early this morning and it is still dark, but I am filled with hope that there will be a grand sunrise at any moment. Love, from Barbara Costigan

  2. Sandy,
    Thank you so much for sharing and reminding us again there is “light”. The words to this iconic song are perfect in the midst of all we’re experiencing in our world today.

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