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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.
Absence diminishes mediocre passions and increases great ones, as the wind extinguishes candles and fans fires.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
You know you're getting old when the candles cost more than the cake.
You know, maybe I was just born in the wrong time, but I love all things romantic. Puffy understands that. For my last birthday, he covered my hotel room floor with rose petals and had flowers and candles all over the room.
When I'm really stressed out, I go to church. I light candles and sit and pray. And I'll ask myself, What's the lesson? Why am I going through this? There's got to be a reason I'm here. What am I supposed to learn?
I loved every second of Catholic church. I loved the sickly sweet rotting-pomegranate smells of the incense. I loved the overwrought altar, the birdbath of holy water, the votive candles; I loved that there was a poor box, the stations of the cross rendered in stained glass on the windows.
If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.
I always wanted to get married with just candles! I think candlelight is the most beautiful light there is and there's something very spiritual about it.
The putting on of vestments and lighting candles, it's a wonderful ritual that never changes from one Mass to another.
I am going to notice the lights of the earth, the sun and the moon and the stars, the lights of our candles as we march, the lights with which spring teases us, the light that is already present.
Now you know those trick candles that you blow out and a couple of seconds.
I can't live without my beauty products. I love to be in my bathroom with my candles lit, morning, noon and night. I like taking hot baths and hot showers, using my body scrubs and lotions.
I mean, even my dressing room at the studio has candles and cushions and cashmere rugs and things.
I dyed my hair red when I was ten and when I was 11 - in my goth period - I dyed it black and I was really into witchcraft. I made mini shrines in my bedroom with candles and tried to cast spells to make the boy in the next class fall in love with me. I don't think he did.
I love having candles, especially when you get downtime. I could just pass out seeing the flame flicker with the lights off.
How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.
Van Morrison is probably, at this point in time, my biggest influence as a vocalist. When we were making our last album I had a vinyl copy of 'Veedon Fleece' in the vocal booth in front of me, in the dorky sense. I think there were candles around, which is really tacky, but hey, I needed to channel Van the Man!
I like doing food as a focal point on my table. It is not like going out and buying flowers or candles, which are expensive.
When all candles be out, all cats be grey.
People who light up like Roman candles come down in the dark very quickly.
I get uncomfortable when people give me presents and watch me open them. I don't have birthday parties, because the idea of a group of people singing and looking at me while I'm blowing out candles gives me hives.
The manufacture of wax candles was another important branch of business in the nunnery.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
He was so tenacious he defied the distraction of women by refusing to have them in his presence, just as later in life he denied his blindness by calling for more and more candles.
My great-grandfather was a coal miner, who worked in Pennsylvania mines when carts were pulled by mules and mines were lit by candles. Mining was very dangerous work then.
I love cookies baking. During the winter, they have these candles that smell like cookies, and I always buy like a hundred of them.
I'll put candles all over the room, then light then, and get to it. I call it my 'vibe in a bag.'
Everything has to be clean and orderly when I sit down to write. I have candles going, and small objects that remind me of what I am working on, or bring me into the world of the character.
Ages ago, my girlfriend had this little park near her house, with a bridge running over a stream... and I set up all these candles on the bridge. But when I called her and told her she said it was too dark and she wasn't coming out.
Rearranging furniture, adding some candles, or making even small tweaks can really make the difference.
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