To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.
Life is not a series of gig lamps symmetrically arranged; life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end.
The wise become as the unwise in the enchanted chambers of Power, whose lamps make every face the same colour.
Death is not extinguishing the light; it is only putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
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.
Love cannot endure indifference. It needs to be wanted. Like a lamp, it needs to be fed out of the oil of another's heart, or its flame burns low.
Hope is patience with the lamp lit.
Genius without religion is only a lamp on the outer gate of a palace; it may serve to cast a gleam of light on those that are without, while the inhabitant sits in darkness.
Imparting knowledge is only lighting other men's candles at our lamp without depriving ourselves of any flame.
I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience.
Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.
The stars, that nature hung in heaven, and filled their lamps with everlasting oil, give due light to the misled and lonely traveller.
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.
And though thou notest from thy safe recess old friends burn dim, like lamps in noisome air love them for what they are; nor love them less, because to thee they are not what they were.
Experience is a dim lamp, which only lights the one who bears it.
An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence.
Out in the lonely woods the jasmine burns Its fragrant lamps, and turns Into a royal court with green festoons The banks of dark lagoons.
To me, lighting really sets the mood for a room. A 40 watt bulb in a cheap lamp is the same as a 40 watt bulb in an expensive one.
I just don't think there are any rules to color. You have a small space with no windows? Put lamps in there, make it dramatic, paint the ceiling black. Do something with it. If it's dark, accentuate the darkness.
The lamp burns bright when wick and oil are clean.