Lighthouse Quotes

Just as the lighthouse guides sailors safely to shore, lighthouse quotes have the power to inspire and guide us through the storms of life. Discover how lighthouses symbolize strength, safety, individuality, mystery, and existentialism with deep lighthouse quotes. And let the wisdom of lighthouse quotes guide you through life’s stormy seas. Find grace, courage, and solace in these inspirational lighthouse quotes as they illuminate your path to personal growth.

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You were my lighthouse when I was lost at sea without you, I would never have found me. Gemma Troy

I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve. George Bernard Shaw

You have to scuba dive in the Alexandrian harbor if you want to see what remains of the lighthouse of Cleopatra’s day, and the water in the Alexandrian harbor is not really something you want to come into contact with. Stacy Schiff

To be a lighthouse, you must be strong enough to resist every kind of storm, to every kind of loneliness and you must have a powerful light inside you! Mehmet Murat Ildan

When we buried my mother, some of the light went out of me, and it seemed proper that I should go and live in a place where all the light shone outwards and none of it was there for us. Jeanette Winterson

At some time, often when we least expect it, we all have to face overwhelming challenges. When the unthinkable happens, the lighthouse is hope. Once we find it, we must cling to it with absolute determination. When we have hope, we discover powers within ourselves we may have never known the power to make sacrifices, to endure, to heal, and to love. Once we choose hope, everything is possible. Christopher Reeve

What pioneer ever had chart and a lighthouse to steer by? Navjot Singh Sidhu

Friends are like Lighthouses, with the sources of light coming from their hearts. Tom Baker

We go by the lighthouse; paddle out. After we got out, we paddled way down to get the biggest peak. George Downing

We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining they just shine. Dwight L. Moody

The past is a lighthouse not a port. Russian Proverb

A lighthouse doesn’t save the ships; it doesn’t go out and rescue them, it’s just this pillar that helps to guide people home. Lea Michele

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The tranquil moonlit waters of the Chesapeake Bay belie its perilous course. Colonists quickly realized that prosperity from the commerce this and other waterways afforded would come at great risk. Lighthouses were desperately needed, but nearly two centuries would pass before the first sentinels lit the New World. Elinor DeWire

Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. Anne Lamott

A lighthouse keeps sailors from danger, to navigate from danger out there. The light is a comforting thing to see. Catherine Drinker Bowen

A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature! Mehmet Murat Ildan

A lighthouse doesn’t save the ships; it doesn’t go out and rescue them, it’s just this pillar that helps to guide people home. Lea Michele

If you open your eyes very wide and look around you carefully, you will always see a lighthouse which will lead you to the right path! Just watch around you carefully! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The lighthouse does great service to humanity, yet it is the slave of those who trim the lamps. Alice Wellington Rollins

Inside my empty bottle I was constructing a lighthouse while all others were making ships. Charles Simic

The light of a lighthouse is not judged by its intensity, but by the faithfulness of its rotation. J. M. Barrie

Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman. Mehmet Murat Ildan

A lighthouse is a way of giving back to the world that which it gave us a home. Alan Kozlowski

Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so. Vernon Howard

The lighthouse stands on the edge of the known and the unknown, casting its beacon of light into the darkness. Jonathan Lockwood Huie

She is like a revolving lighthouse; pitch darkness alternating with a dazzling brilliancy! Henry James

A lighthouse doesn’t discriminate between the ships it saves, it just goes on shining. Anne Lamott

A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The Lighthouse was then a silvery, misty looking tower with a yellow eye, that opened suddenly, and softly in the evening. Now James looked at the Lighthouse. He could see the white washed rocks; the tower, stark and straight; he could see that it was barred with black and white; he could see windows in it; he could even see washing spread on the rocks to dry. So that was the Lighthouse, was it? No, the other was also the Lighthouse. For nothing was simply one thing. The other Lighthouse was true too. Virginia Woolf

For nothing was simply one thing. Virginia Woolf

The lighthouse that stands unintentionally stoic and tall and lights the way for those out at sea. Buffy Sammons

If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Some people in our life are like a lighthouse. They guide us to safety as we navigate the coast. Mohammed Sekouty

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. Benjamin Franklin

Some people are destined to be a lighthouse for a lost comrade. Erin Forbes

A True Friend who leaves heartfelt messages, can be a lighthouse to others, sharing light and truth, which comes from their heart. Tom Baker

Skepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse. Henry Ward Beecher

He slept that night thinking of loves and lighthouses. That one love might shine to bring all loves home. Jamie O’Neill

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck. Immanuel Kant

Open your eyes and look around carefully at the moments when you think you have failed, because the lighthouse of the success mysteriously appears amongst the fog at those very moments! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman. Mehmet Murat Ildan

It’s about how you’re like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you’re looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That’s why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond. Susane Colasanti

Like a simple little lighthouse, my true ideal is to just be having no trace of seeking, desiring, imitating, or striving, only light and peace. Bodhi Smith

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. Edwin Percy Whipple

Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. Anne Lamott

And it was a most remarkable, a most moving glance, as if for a moment a lighthouse had looked at me. Ford Madox Ford

Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell. Elinor DeWire

Every man should use his intellect, not as he uses his lamp in the study, only for his own seeing, but as the lighthouse uses its lamps, that those afar off on the seas may see the shining, and learn their way. Henry Ward Beecher

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. Benjamin Franklin

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck. Immanuel Kant

Lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other. Virginia Woolf

If you are writing the clearest, truest words you can find and doing the best you can to understand and communicate, this will shine on paper like its own little lighthouse. Lighthouses dont go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. Anne Lamott

Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so. Vernon Howard

The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark. Virginia Woolf

Inside my empty bottle, I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships. Charles Simic

A holy life will produce the deepest impression. Lighthouses blow no horns; they only shine. Dwight L. Moody

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If you open your eyes very wide and look around you carefully, you will always see a lighthouse which will lead you to the right path! Just watch around you carefully! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Art for art’s sake? I should think so, and more so than ever at the present time. It is the one orderly product which our middling race has produced. It is the cry of a thousand sentinels, the echo from a thousand labyrinths, it is the lighthouse which cannot be hidden. It is the best evidence we can have of our dignity. E. M. Forster

If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you! Mehmet Murat Ildan

The lighthouse of the Lord sends forth signals readily recognized and never failing. Thomas S. Monson

If you can’t survive in this world, you had better make a world of your own. Jeanette Winterson

She belonged to a different age, but being so entire, so complete, would always stand up on the horizon, stone white, eminent, like a lighthouse marking some past stage on this adventurous, long, long voyage, this interminable this interminable life. Virginia Woolf

If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide; if you hide, you cannot be a lighthouse! Mehmet Murat Ildan

Love is like a lighthouse, a beacon in the dark. When you lose the path that lights your way, you feel that you have died, but I assure you, you have not. You are reaching out for help or you would not have found this page. So red these quotations, allow yourself to feel your pain and cry out your loss and anguish. As you let it go, you will find the strength and courage to put your relationship in perspective and move on. Laura Ramirez

I’ve seen you sparring with a gull. Best leave them be. Bad luck to kill a sea bird. The Lighthouse

I forgot and left the lighthouse on all night. Next day the sun wouldn’t rise. Steven Wright

I’m damn well wedded to this here light, and she’s been a finer, truer, quieter wife than any alive blooded woman. The Lighthouse

The meagre lighthouse all in white, haunting the seaboard, as if it were the ghost of an edifice that had once had colour and rotundity, dripped melancholy tears after its late buffeting by the waves. Charles Dickens

I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves rising and falling only for my breathing. Munia Khan

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef. Navjot Singh Sidhu

I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness. Jim Carrey

I had let want in, opened the door ever so slightly. But want without the belief you can get what you want is pointless. You have to hope, so I let that in too. You have to. To want things and go for them and believe, even in impossible situations. Hope was what you had when you had nothing else. Hope was the perfect shiny top on the Christmas tree, the glowing halo of every wish, the endless beacon of a lighthouse bringing tormented ships home at last. Deb Caletti

I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve. George Bernard Shaw

Like the vital rudder of a ship, we have been provided a way to determine the direction we travel. The lighthouse of the Lord beckons to all as we sail the seas of life. Our home port is the celestial kingdom of God. Our purpose is to steer an undeviating course in that direction. A man without a purpose is like a ship without a rudder never likely to reach home port. To us comes the signal Chart your course, set your sail, position your rudder, and proceed. Thomas S. Monson

Every lighthouse knows that when the giant waves come, no one will help! And when you know that no one will help you, you fight more seriously! Mehmet Murat ildan

Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind! Mehmet Murat Ildan

By spreading knowledge you can live forever. You can be the lighthouse that guides people to safety; a light in the darkest of times. Zachariah Renfro

The Lighthouse was then a silvery, misty looking tower with a yellow eye, that opened suddenly, and softly in the evening. Now James looked at the Lighthouse. He could see the white washed rocks; the tower, stark and straight; he could see that it was barred with black and white; he could see windows in it; he could even see washing spread on the rocks to dry. So that was the Lighthouse, was it? No, the other was also the Lighthouse. For nothing was simply one thing. The other Lighthouse was true too. Virginia Woolf

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. E.P. Whipple

Everything is a hero A lighthouse which gives light to us; weeds that provide shelter to little insects; a water drop which quenches a thirsty ant! Everything that helps us to live is a hero! Mehmet Murat Ildan

At the foot of the lighthouse, it is dark. Japanese

The library is every child’s lighthouse. It is every person’s sanctuary. It is every town and county’s fortress in the face of ignorance, intrusion, and bad behavior. Amy Bloom

At some time, often when we least expect it, we all have to face overwhelming challenges. When the unthinkable happens, the lighthouse is hope. Once we find it, we must cling to it with absolute determination. When we have hope, we discover powers within ourselves we may have never known the power to make sacrifices, to endure, to heal, and to love. Once we choose hope, everything is possible. Christopher Reeve

Scepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse. Henry Ward Beecher

Are you looking for a lighthouse? Let me give you an advice When you improve your own mind, you become your very own lighthouse! Mehmet Murat ildan

It’s like all my life I’ve been this tower standing at the edge of the ocean for some obscure purpose, and only now, almost eighteen years in, has someone thought to flip the switch that reveals that I’m not a tower at all. I’m a lighthouse. It’s like waking up. I am incandescent. Laini Taylor

Anything for a quiet life, as the man said when he took the situation at the Lighthouse. Charles Dickens

You’re like a lighthouse shining beside the sea of humanity, motionless all you can see is your own reflection in the water. You’re alone, so you think it’s a vast, magnificent panorama. You haven’t sounded the depths. You simply believe in the beauty of God’s creation. But I have spent all this time in the water, diving deep into the howling ocean of life, deeper than anyone. While you were admiring the surface, I saw the shipwrecks, the drowned bodies, the monsters of the deep. Alfred de Musset

A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea. Dutch Proverb

When I write songs, I try to write in a way to reach as many people as I can, to be a lighthouse versus a flashlight. Chris Tomlin

A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life! Mehmet Murat Ildan

What is the meaning of life? That was all a simple question; one that tended to close in on one with years, the great revelation had never come. The great revelation perhaps never did come. Instead, there were little daily miracles, illuminations, matches struck unexpectedly in the dark; here was one. Virginia Woolf

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef. Navjot Singh Sidhu

A lighthouse is more useful than a church. Benjamin Franklin

She pulled off Virginia Woolf’s To the Lighthouse and settled down in a comfortable leather chair by the fire to read. Lucinda Riley

He looked very old. He looked, James thought, getting his head now against the Lighthouse, now against the waste of waters running away into the open, like some old stone lying on the sand; he looked as if he had become physically what was always at the back of both of their minds that loneliness which was for both of them the truth about things. Virginia Woolf

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She is like a revolving lighthouse; pitch darkness alternating with a dazzling brilliancy! Henry James

Grief does not expire like a candle or the beacon on a lighthouse. It simply changes temperature. Anthony Rapp

She did feel made aware of the pettiness of some part of her, and of human relations how flawed they are, how despicable, how self seeking, at their best. Virginia Woolf

The history of men of science has one peculiar advantage, as it shows the importance of little things in producing great results. Smeaton learned his principle of constructing a lighthouse, by noticing the trunk of a tree to be diminished from a curve to a cylinder  and Newton, turning an old box into a water clock, or the yard of a house into a sundial, are examples of those habits of patient observation which scientific biography attractively recommends. Robert Aris Willmott

It’s the calm before the storm, Winslow. Thomas

Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind! Believe not the existence of an emotion nobler than the compassion! Mehmet Murat Ildan

It’s about how you’re like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you’re looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That’s why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond. Susane Colasanti

Books are the carriers of civilization. Without books, history is silent. Henry David Thoreau

It was as if she lived only on clear, salty air, and when the day came for her to pass away, she would probably do exactly that. Just take a step to one side. Dissolve into a North westerly wind as it whirled around the lighthouse at North Point, then out across the sea. John Ajvide Lindqvist