Lantern Sayings and Quotes

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

If you light a lantern for another, it will also brighten your own way. Nichiren
Faith means living with uncertainty - feeling your way through life, letting your heart guide you like a lantern in the dark. Dan Millman
I am out with lanterns, looking for myself. Emily Dickinson
You are not one you are a Thousand. Just Light your Lantern. Rumi
If we are to have any hope for the future, those who have lanterns must pass them on to others. Plato
A little town is like a lantern. Nothing's hid from sight. Rachel Field
Unintelligible language is a lantern without a light. Samuel Johnson
Your humble light the fire of your mind blinds you: If you walk with a lantern in the dark you won't see the stars. Hans Borli
I've become a lantern bearer, lighting the path this country will take. Nahoko Uehashi
A lantern can give you light only when you light it Munia Khan
The lanterns filled the sky, pulsing with the harmonious light of fireflies, and a great host of ghosts departed from the earth to join them. Heather Heffner
In lantern light my yellow chrysanthemums lost all their color. Yosa Buson
If you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path. Gautama Buddha
Even a single lamp dispels the deepest darkness. Mahatma Gandhi
Like a lamp, dispelling the darkness of ignorance Dalai Lama
We should be shining lamps, giving light to all around us. Catherine McAuley
All darkness vanished, when I saw the Lamp within my heart. Kabir
The lamps are different, but the Light is the same. One matter, one energy, one Light, one Light-mind, endlessly emanating all things. Rumi
We should be shining lamps, giving light to all around us. Catherine McAuley
All darkness vanished when I saw the lamp within my heart. Kabir
Be lamps unto yourselves; be your own confidence. Hold truth within yourselves. Gautama Buddha
If you want a love message to be heard, it has got to be sent out. To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it. Mother Theresa
Be a lamp to yourself. Be your own confidence. Hold on to the truth within yourself as to the only truth. Gautama Buddha
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean. Ovid
To use words to sense reality is like going with a lamp to search for darkness. Alfred Korzybski
Sometimes at night I light a lamp so as not to see. Antonio Porchia
A lamp can only light another lamp when it continues to burn in its own flame. Rabindranath Tagore
Through miles on weary miles of night that stretch relentless in my way. My lantern burns serene and white. Joyce Kilmer
Sometimes a lantern moves along the night, that interests our eyes. Gerard Manley Hopkins
I'll just come forward in the lantern light and let you see. Robert Frost