Lit Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old lit quotes, lit sayings, and lit proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Insights and perceptions pass through the mind like fleet fireflies. Lit for an instant, then gone back into the dark.     

Leonard Bishop

We must view young people not as empty bottles to be filled, but as candles to be lit.     

Robert H. Shaffer

Hope is patience with the lamp lit.     

Tertullian

The fuses had been lit and could not be extinguished. All that remained was to observe the speed of the spark, and the size of the explosions.     

Michael Lewis

Something that had the quality of a dimly lit stage set just before the curtains rise on opening night. There was a rhythm to it, a beckoning, and a bittersweet tear in time.     

Chris Abani

Well lit streets discourage sin, but don't overdo it.     

William Kennedy

Dimly lit restaurants always make me think they're trying to hide the food.     

Michael Kurland

The lamps are going out all over Europe; we shall not see them lit again in our lifetime.     

Edward Grey

A lamp is lit in woman's eye. That souls, else lost on earth, remember angels by.     

Willis

Don't jump on a man unless he is down.     

Finley Peter Dunn

Blue oblivion, largely lit, smiled and smiled at me.     

William Rose Benet

No one can look bad when you've been lit for six hours.     

Kate Winslet

There is no such thing as an artist - only the world, lit or unlit, as the world allows.     

Annie Dillard

Essentially what photography is is life lit up.     

Sam Abell

Many have forged a path to greatness lit only by a vision in their minds.     

Chris Gardner

How can we sleep when our soul is lit from within?     

Anthony T Hincks

A friend is the wax that keeps the flame lit, an enemy is the wind that blows it out.     

Anthony Liccione

Brilliantly lit from stem to stern, she looked like a sagging birthday cake.     

Walter Lord

Teen fiction should be about teenagers - no matter how many arguments there are about what Ya lit should be, this seems like the one thing we can all agree on.     

Robin Wasserman

In a world lit by data, street corners are painted with contextual information, automobiles can navigate autonomously, thermostats respond to patterns of activity, and retail outlets change as rapidly as search from Google.     

John Battelle

Everybody is candle true. But not everybody is lit.     

Harbhajan Singh

Night is world lit by itself.     

Antonio Porchia

Everything which originates from pure love is lit with the radiance of beauty.     

Simone Weil

Live on berries in a hollowed out comet lit by artificial suns long enough, and you start to have delusions about achieving enlightenment.     

Hannu Rajaniemi

The candle is not lit To give light, but to testify to the night.     

Robert Bly