„Yo, if this piano's the cake then my words are the candles
Light it up, make a wish, and them angels will grant you“

—  Nas

Project Windows
On Albums, Nastradamus (1999)

Übernommen aus Wikiquote. Letzte Aktualisierung 14. September 2021. Geschichte
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US-amerikanischer Rap-Musiker 1973

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„I light my candle from their torches.“

—  Robert Burton, buch Anatomie der Melancholie

Section 2, member 5, subsection 1.
The Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), Part III

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„Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light.“

—  Beverly Sills opera soprano 1929 - 2007

Billy Graham, as quoted in The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Book of Revelation (2001) by Stan Campbell and James S. Bell, p. 54
Misattributed

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„A candle throws its light into the darkness
In a nasty world, so shines the good deed
Make sure the fortune, that you seek
Is the fortune you need.“

—  Ben Harper singer-songwriter and musician 1969

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Song lyrics, Diamonds on the Inside (2003)

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„It is not necessary to light a candle to the sun.“

—  Algernon Sidney British politician and political theorist 1623 - 1683

Quelle: Discourses Concerning Government (1689), Ch. 2, Sect. 18; comparable to: "Like his that lights a candle to the sun", John Fletcher, Letter to Sir Walter Aston; "And hold their farthing candle to the sun", Edward Young, Satire vii. line 56.

„By candle-light nobody would have taken you for above five-and-twenty.“

—  Isaac Bickerstaffe Irish playwright and librettist 1733 - 1812

The Maide of the Mill (1765), Act i, scene 2.

Macy Gray Foto

„I still
Light up like a candle burnin when he calls me up
I still
Melt down like a candle burnin everytime we touch
Oh say what you will
He does me wrong and I should be gone
I still
Be lovin you baby and it's much too much“

—  Macy Gray American singer-songwriter and actress 1967

Still" (co-written with Jeremy Ruzumna, Bill Esses, Jeff Blue) - YouTube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CntzOovlkmo
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„my candle burns at both ends it will not last the night but arh my friends and oh my foes it gives a lovely light“

—  Roald Dahl, buch Boy

Edna St. Vincent Millay, in "First Fig" from A Few Figs from Thistles (1920); said to be a motto Roald Dahl lived by.
Misattributed
Variante: My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends —
It gives a lovely light.
Quelle: Boy: Tales of Childhood

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„My candle burns at both ends;
It will not last the night;
But, ah, my foes, and, oh, my friends —
It gives a lovely light.“

—  Edna St. Vincent Millay, buch A Few Figs from Thistles

Misattributed
Quelle: Edna St. Vincent Millay, in "First Fig" from A Few Figs from Thistles (1920); said to be a motto Roald Dahl lived by.

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