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Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life.
How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.
It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.'
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
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.'
I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one. So I got a cake.
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.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
My candle burns at both ends; it will not last the night; but ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - it gives a lovely light!
Edna St. Vincent Millay
Nirvana is not the blowing out of the candle. It is the extinguishing of the flame because day is come.
In one way, I suppose, I have been 'in denial' for some time, knowingly burning the candle at both ends and finding that it often gives a lovely light.
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?
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
Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.
William Arthur Ward
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle.
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
Man loves company - even if it is only that of a small burning candle.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Every day, every birthday candle I blow out, every penny I throw over my shoulder in a wishing well, every time my daughter says, 'Let's make a wish on a star,' there's one thing I wish for: wisdom.
Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table.
Marilyn vos Savant
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
It is a great pity but tis certain from every day's observation of man, that he may be set on fire like a candle, at either end provided there is a sufficient wick standing out.
We say God and the imagination are one... How high that highest candle lights the dark.
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.
It's like a woman's birthright to knit. It's primal. It's timeless. You don't need electricity to knit. You can do it with a candle, girls!
That feeling when you're so cold you'd give anything to be warm - I've had it before, literally huddled around a candle flame on an ice sheet.
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.
The candle of liberty has always been kept lit by a vigilant few.
I hate birthdays. I hate birthday parties. I hate them. I don't know what it is, anybody's only got to come wafting near me with a piece of cake with a candle on and I break out in hives.
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