All round the room my silent servants wait, My friends in every season, bright and dim.
I think that water is immediately interesting. It’s just, as an element, it is full of life. It is associated with origin; it is bright – it reflects you.
Do not expect the world to look bright, if you habitually wear gray-brown glasses.
If Confucius wasn’t born, the long night would have no bright lamp.
The flame of anger, bright and brief, sharpens the barb of love.
The Church is like a great tree whose roots must be energetically anchored in the earth while its leaves are serenely exposed to the bright sunlight. In this way, she sums up a whole gamut of beats in a single living and all-embracing act, each one of which corresponds to a particular degree or a possible form of spiritualisation.
But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.