Quotes of Eclipse

“ In a way, staring into a computer screen is like staring into an eclipse. It's brilliant and you don't realize the damage until its too late.". ”

- Bruce Sterling

“ 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. ”

- Billy Graham

“ It's only during an eclipse that the Man in the Moon has a place in the sun. ”

- Unknown

“ Let us, if we must have great actions, make our own so. All action is of infinite elasticity, and the least admits of being inflated with celestial air, until it eclipses the sun and moon. ”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson

“ The business of a seer is to see; and if he involves himself in the kind of God-eclipsing activities which make seeing impossible, he betrays the trust which his fellows have tacitly placed in him. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ Nations, like stars, are entitled to eclipse. All is well, provided the light returns and the eclipse does not become endless night. Dawn and resurrection are synonymous. The reappearance of the light is the same as the survival of the soul. ”

- Victor Hugo

“ Having had to encounter single-handed during his period of eclipse many physical dangers, he was well aware of the most dangerous element common to them all: of the crushing, paralysing sense of human littleness, which is what really defeats a human struggling with natural forces, alone, far from the eyes of his fellows. ”

- Joseph Conrad

“ Objects close to the eye shut out much larger objects on the horizon; and splendors born only of the earth eclipse the stars. So it is with people who sometimes cover up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and so quench transcendent glories with a little shining dust. ”

- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

“ The apparent rulers of the English nation are like the imposing personages of a splendid procession: it is by them the mob are influenced; it is they whom the spectators cheer. The real rulers are secreted in second-rate carriages; no one cares for them or asks after them, but they are obeyed implicitly and unconsciously by reason of the splendor of those who eclipsed and preceded them. ”

- Walter Bagehot
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