Illuminating Related Quotes



Finding Mecca in America weaves social theory and concrete ethnography into a significant contribution on Muslims in the United States, illuminating broader questions about the integration of minority and immigrant groups along the way. This is an important work and a joy to read.

Eboo Patel


When one takes action for others, one's own suffering is transformed into the energy that can keep one moving forward; a light of hope illuminating a new tomorrow for oneself and others is kindled.

Daisaku Ikeda


They have seen Death and ultimate defeat,and yet they would not in despair retreat,but oft to victory have tuned the lyreand kindled hearts with legendary fire,illuminating Now and dark Hath-beenwith light of suns as yet by no man seen."

J. R. R. Tolkien


Mary awoke from her nightmare with a pounding heart, convinced that she had only imagined Elizabeth's cruel plot. A full moon was shining into her chamber, illuminating everything around her in silvery light. That was when she noticed for the first time that there were bars on her window.

Margaret George


Lexicography is a chastening as well as an illuminating and fascinating art.

Robert Burchfield


An illuminating read for every classical scholar engaged with the current quest for the subject's roots, and the excavation of the way that it has evolved over the past century and a half.

Edith Hall


Zen is not about eliminating thoughts but illuminating them.

Gerald May


Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer


The obvious can sometimes be illuminating when perceived in an unhabitual way.

Daniel Quinn


Funny is a good foil. Humor is illuminating, and it also gives you power.

J. Tillman