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621 Perfect Quotes About City Lights To Brighten Your Night

1. “The city is a wonderland at night.”


2. “The city is always buzzing with energy.”


3. “Just as one candle lights another and can light thousands of other candles, so one heart illuminates another heart and can illuminate thousands of other hearts” – Leo Tolstoy


4. “Never grant someone the power to switch off your light.”- Charles F Glassman


5. “Today i will do what others won't so tomorrow i can do what others can’t. ”


6. “The city’s beauty never fades”


7. “The city’s nocturnal beauty”


8. “The city’s energy, never-ending”


9. “Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light.” – Sogyal Rinpoche


10. “The city’s beauty, under the stars”


11. “A city that’s always in motion”


12. “City lights are like stars that never fade away.” – Unknown


13. “City lights, shining bright”


14. “We are indeed the light of the world — but only if our switch is turned on.” – John Hagee


15. “Just stick with it. What seems so hard now will one day be your warm up. ”


16. “The city is a maze of possibilities.”


17. “City lights shine bright on my complexion, Self-reflection… red hairs flashing at the intersection. Life is a green light, one star, no script, Supporting actors… fresh peaches, no pit.” – Action Bronson


18. “ You don’t need to climb a mountain to know that it’s high.” …


19. “What I like about cities is that everything is king size, the beauty and the ugliness.” – Joseph Brodsky


20. “It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. ”


21. “What I find fascinating about Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights we celebrate at this time of the year, is the way its story was transformed by time.” – Jonathan Sacks


22. It was as if my sould had left my body, floated up to the ceiling, and was watching me destroy my own career with one deliberately assaultive punch. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Peter Hochstein


23. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.”


24. “Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, when one only remembers to turn on the light.” – Dumbledore, Harry Potter & The Prisoner Of Azkaban


25. “When someone tells me “no,” it doesn’t mean I can’t do it, it simply means I can’t do it with them. ”


26. But for now there was this, and it was enough, it was more than they could have hoped for: the two of them in their stone corner, their dark clothes bleeding into the dusk, lights being kindled across the city, and a few pale stars in the sky. - Author: Sarah Waters


27. A New York plate that said you die. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Ed Park


28. “City lights are like a million dreams that never die.” – Unknown


29. “The axis of the earth sticks out visibly through the center of each and every town or city.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes.


30. “The city’s lights make everything feel possible.”


31. “City lights are like a million promises that can never be broken.” – Unknown


32. “You must look for constellations in the orange city lights. View each streetlamp as a star that’s simply fallen from the night. So that even tired of footsteps feel like learning how to fly, and you’re never truly trapped right where the earth touches the sky. Then when your world is turned upside down, you’ll know no matter where you are, that you will always have the chance to fall asleep among the stars.”


33. When I had a look at the lights of Broadway by night, I said to my American friends : What a glorious garden of wonders this would be, to any who was lucky enough to be unable to read - Author: G. K. Chesterton


34. “The city’s charm, always on display”


35. “The city’s nightlife, a vibrant scene”


36. She wants to slap everyone today, to pick up the whole sweat-slick City and punch its lights out. - Author: Emma Donoghue


37. “Stars do not pull each other down to be more visible; they shine brighter.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


38. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” – Bram Stoker


39. “I wonder about silence. Also about darkness. I love the idea that city lights are a “conspiracy” against higher thoughts.” – Terry Tempest Williams


40. “There they stand, the innumerable stars, shining in order like a living hymn, written in light.” – N.P. Willis


41. “Light must come from inside. You cannot ask the darkness to leave; you must turn on the light.”- Sogyal Rinpoche


42. “City lights are like a million dreams that never end.” – Unknown


43. “Your task? To work with all the passion of your being to acquire an inner light.” – Rumi


44. “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful. ”


45. “The city’s electric energy at night”


46. “City lights are like stars on the ground.” – Unknown


47. What Is An Example Of A Quote About City Lights?


48. “The first step to getting anywhere is deciding you’re no longer willing to stay where you are. ”


49. “One night a few moons ago I saw flecks of what could’ve been lights, but it might just have been you.” – Taylor Swift, “Snow On The Beach (Feat. Lana Del Rey)”


50. “Education is the movement from darkness to light.” – Allan Bloom


51. “The moon looks wonderful in this warm evening light, just as a candle flame looks beautiful in the light of morning. Light within light…It seems to me to be a metaphor for the human soul, the singular light within that great general light of existence.” – Marilynne Robinson


52. “Moons and years pass by and are gone forever, but a beautiful moment shimmers through life a ray of light.” – Franz Grillparzer


53. “I will love the light for it shows me the way. Yet I will endure the darkness for it shows me the stars.” – Og Mandino


54. “The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses – behind the lines, in the gym, and out there on the road, long before I dance under those lights.” – Muhammad Ali


55. “Every city of light is able to hide it’s dark side in a plain sight.”


56. “Remember when you dreamed of being where you are now?”


57. “The city’s magic is in its lights.”


58. She shuffled with her head bowed, her dark eyes drifting to avoid contact, and she screamed in bed at night. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Jim Fusilli


59. “Wherever you are, be all there.”


60. “The city is full of hidden gems.”


61. “As you light another’s path you are lighting your own.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


62. “I rather wonder what am doing here. I enjoy city life, you know. The glittering lights, the constant companionship, the liquid entertainment. The luck of sudden money.”


63. “Worry a little bit every day and in a lifetime you will lose a couple of years. If something is wrong, fix it if you can. But train yourself not to worry: Worry never fixes anything. ”


64. “Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” – Ruth E. Renkel


65. “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.” – Mary Anne Radmacher


66. “The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do. ”


67. You can see the city lights from there, spreading out below like stars on the ground. - Author: Ava Dellaira


68. “The city’s lights shine bright like diamonds.”


69. “Just as your hand has the power to hide the sun, mediocrity has the power to hide your inner light. Do not blame others for your own incompetence.” – Paulo Coelho


70. “City streets and city beats.”


71. “Be like the sun; never let the opinions of those who hate you dull your shine.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


72. “The city’s nighttime majesty”


73. Taste is a matter of taste. - Author: Jay McInerney


74. “If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse. ”


75. “The only way to see the stars is to be in a city that never sleeps.” - Unknown


76. “If Light can develop in us, we will be able to avoid 90% of the evils that are happening now.” – Beinsa Douno


77. “The city at night is a dream come true.”


78. “The city is a sight to behold at night.”


79. “The city’s nocturnal charm”


80. “A city that’s never dull”


81. “The city at night is a beautiful thing.”


82. “The city’s skyline, a work of art”


83. “I love the quiet of the city at night.”


84. “City lights are my therapy.”


85. “I’d get a thousand hugs from ten thousand lightning bugs.” – Owl City, “Fireflies


86. Paris will give bicyclists more rights when it installs 4,300 signs throughout the city, allowing them to barrel though red lights and turn right on red. - Author: Elaine Sciolino


87. “The city’s enchanting skyline”


88. “City lights are my kind of stars.”


89. “A city that shines bright all night long”


90. To save energy, New York City is now dimming the lights of the skyscrapers and the skyline at night. There's a bad side to this. If you need Batman, you have to text him. - Author: David Letterman


91. “Perhaps after all the most breathtaking quality about San Francisco is these unexpected glimpses that you are always getting of beautiful hill-heights and beautiful valley-depths. … City lights, like nests of diamonds, glitter and glisten in the depths of those valleys.” – Inez Haynes Irwin


92. I loved doing Cee Lo's Bright Lights in the Big City. That was definitely a favorite of mine, because I love to get all soulful. And a close second would be Flo Rida's Right Round, because I could rap, which I've never really done before. - Author: Skylar Astin


93. He stepped to the window and pointed to the skyscrapers of the city. He said that we had to extinguish the lights of the world, and when we would see the lights of New York go out, we would know that our job was done. - Author: Ayn Rand


94. “My heart burns for the city lights.”


95. “Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness.” – Anne Frank.


96. I would add entertainment media cheerleader Wolf Blitzer, CNN's Pentagon sycophant in Kuwait City, a representative of the neon press, neon being that colorless, inert gas that lights up on command. - Author: Stan Goff


97. “The city never sleeps, and neither do we.”


98. Go forth and light the lights of war - Author: Cassandra Clare


99. “Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway. ”


100. “City light appears to me like stars. They both twinkle and look beautiful from a distance but both can burn you down.” – Tanisha Pati


101. “When the sun goes down, the city comes alive”


102. “New York at night, from it’s bridges, is a miracle. When I first came to the city, it took all my fantasies and set them on fire, turned them into flickering constellations of light.” – Melissa Febos


103. “Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.” – Helen Keller


104. “The city’s skyline never gets old.”


105. “The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world’s joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher


106. “It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.” – Stephen King


107. “Just like I pictured it, skyscrapers and everything.” – Stevie Wonder, Living for the city


108. “The city at night is a beautiful sight”


109. “Shine, step into the light.” – Harry Styles, “Lights Up”


110. “The city’s dreamscape at night”


111. “Human sympathy has its limits, and we were contented to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald


112. “One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.” – Carl Jung


113. “We are the dreamers of dreams.”


114. So many lights you'd think we were living in a constellation - Author: Jodi Lynn Anderson


115. I came from the country, and when I came to the city, I was ridin' high, you know. I was seeing more lights than I ever dreamed to shine in the world. Cos where I came from, there wasn't too many lights. Bugs made a lot of light, but after that there wasn't no lights. - Author: John Hunter


116. Generally speaking, rural drivers are a much better behaved species than city drivers. I'm not sure whether they're intrinsically this way, or there are just fewer opportunities for them to do behave badly. You can't go around running red lights if there aren't any red lights to run. - Author: Linwood Barclay


117. “They say the city never sleeps, but what if I have a bedtime?”


118. “Darkness cannot drive out darkness. Only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” – Martin Luther King Jr, one of the best quotes about dark and light


119. “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard. ”


120. “We all walk in the dark and each of us must learn to turn on his or her own light.” – Earl Nightingale


121. “City lights make everything better.”


122. “As an artificial world, the city should be so in the best sense: made by art, shaped for human purposes.” – Kevin Lynch.


123. Ever since I was a little kid, I always dreamed of being a Big City kid, because I grew up in a very small town up north in Canada. I have to say I just love the city lights at night. - Author: Dustin Milligan


124. World's flying like birds; my car's in flight. The city lights are spattered on my windshield like the fragments of the night. And I'm in flight. The sky's a wheel, a merry-go-round of wings and snow and steel, and fire. We'll tread the sky, we'll ride the scarlet horses. - Author: Tanith Lee


125. “I don’t count my sit-ups. I only start counting when it starts hurting. When I feel pain, that’s when I start counting, because that’s when it really counts. ”


126. “The city’s vibrancy at night”


127. “I said, ‘ooh, I’m blinded by the lights.’” – The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”


128. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are. ”


129. “If you are the kind of person who is waiting for the “right” thing to happen, you might wait for a long time. It’s like waiting for all the traffic lights to be green for five miles before starting the trip.” – Robert Kiyosaki


130. “The city is a symphony of lights and sounds.”


131. “Depending on the city and on the traveler, there might begin a mutual love, or dislike, friendship, or enmity.” – Roman Payne


132. “The city is a place of endless wonder.”


133. “And my real enemy is not to hold the specimen sterile, but it’s the lighting. The light is our real enemy. So we have to work with very very poor lighting. But we can increase the light with computers.”-Lennart Nilsson


134. What Is The Significance Of City Lights?


135. “The city’s spark at night”


136. “A river cuts through rock, not because of its power, but because of its persistence. ”


137. “The city’s energy keeps me going.”


138. Who Said The Famous Quote "City Lights Have A Special Beauty"?


139. “It’s the rule of life that everything you have always wanted comes the very second you stop looking for it.”


140. “When sun shines, it not only brightens our day; it enlightens us, our soul, cleansing it of the gloominess that the night’s darkness had brought in.” – Tista Ray


141. “A room is like a stage. If you see it without lighting, it can be the coldest place in the world. “ – Paul Lynde


142. “The city’s energy is electric.”


143. “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone. ”


144. “I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. ”


145. “It’s in the darkest moments when the cracks allow the inner light to come out.” – Edward James Olmos


146. “Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do. ”


147. Among the rain and lights I saw the figure 5 in gold on a red firetruck moving tense unheeded to gong clangs siren howls and wheels rumbling through the dark city. - Author: William Carlos Williams


148. The dollar bills attached to her hips fluttered to the rug of the small square stage, like the first flakes of winter in the Bronx. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Tom Callahan


149. “Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.” – Jimmie Davis


150. “Feeling alive in the city at night.”


151. “Some nights I just want to chase the city lights, concede the lies before the heavy truth and escape from some people’s heart.”


152. “When the city lights come on the night is starting and when they go off it’s time to home.” – Bev Johnston


153. “When the city light turn on and the sun begins to wane. Does your soul look down and wave at the lights? Do you pretend that they are stars?”


154. “You can curse the darkness or light a candle. The choice is yours.” – Patrick Kane


155. “The city’s skyline is my favorite view.”


156. “City lights have a special kind of beauty, like nothing else in the world.” – Unknown


157. “Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.” – Yogi Bhajan


158. “Never measure the height of a mountain until you reach the top. Then you will see how low it was.” “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb.”


159. “Never confuse a single defeat with a final defeat. ”


160. Pending catastrophe is not an easy notion to entertain, much less sustain. Americans, moreover, have a low tolerance for doom and gloom. We are the nation of optimism, after all. We elect leaders who promise hope and change. We are the shining city on a hill. But what happens when the lights go out? - Author: Kathleen Parker


161. “There is a light that shines bright in every one of us. To see that light in others, you don’t need glasses, just compassion.”- Charles F Glassmam


162. “‘You’ve changed’ bro I’m rewatching Gossip Girl”


163. “Every little candle is a great knight fighting against the darkness! Every time you feel yourself tiny, remember these brave candles!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan


164. “There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” – Edith Wharton


165. “The beauty of the city at night”


166. “World’s flying like birds; my car’s in flight. The city lights are spattered on my windshield like the fragments of the night. And I’m in flight. The sky’s a wheel, a merry-go-round of wings and snow and steel, and fire. We’ll tread the sky, we’ll ride the scarlet horses.” – Tanith Lee


167. “Concrete jungle, where dreams are made of”


168. If one would cancel all traffic rules and switch off all traffic lights, watching city traffic on TV would be also awfully interesting! - Author: Oleg Romanishin


169. “The city lights up my life.”


170. Human sympathy has its limits, and we were contented to let all their tragic arguments fade with the city lights behind. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald


171. “Your heart is where your inner light resides. It is part of every sacred journey to reconnect with your inner light, step into your divinity, spread the light of love before you, return to the essence of love, and inspire others to do the same.” – Molly Friedenfeld


172. I know the consequences, Manon," Ilyse conceded. I know the fate you endured might one day be my own. But I refuse to be a prisoner for the rest of my life. - Author: Melika Dannese Lux


173. “Men come together in cities in order to live, but they remain together in order to live the good life.” – Aristotle


174. “From within or from behind, a light shines through us upon things, and makes us aware that we are nothing, but the light is all.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


175. “Look for the magic in every moment.”


176. “Your path is illuminated by the light, yet darkness lets the stars shine bright.” – J.L.W. Brooks


177. If Paris is a city of lights, Sydney is the city of fireworks. - Author: Baz Luhrmann


178. “It’s hard to be a bright light in a dim world.” – Gary Starta, one of the inspiring night light quotes for Instagram


179. “What is a city, but the people; true the people are the city.” – Coriolanus III.


180. “Only when we are brave enough to explore the darkness will we discover the infinite power of our light.” – Brene Brown


181. “Maybe you have to know the darkness before you can appreciate the light.” – Madeleine L’Engle.


182. “City lights, so bright and so inviting, bring out the beauty of a night sky.” - Unknown


183. I want to drive to the coast, away from city lights,


184. “The city at night is pure magic.”


185. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. ”


186. “A city that never sleeps and never disappoints”


187. A stiff breeze lifted the hair from my head. At my feet, the city doused its lights in sleep, its buildings blackened, as if for a funeral. - Author: Sylvia Plath


188. “We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” – Ben Sweetland


189. “May your days be merry and bright.” — Irving Berlin, “White Christmas”


190. “I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world’s greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance.” – Nora Ephron


191. “There is so much beauty when your eyes lay lost in all the city lights.”


192. “The city is where my dreams come true.”


193. “I love the city’s rhythm.”


194. “The city’s skyline, a canvas of lights”


195. She resents the chipped paint of the table and the dingy closet they call a dressing room. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Annette Meyers


196. “But treat dimes fair and am bigger than the lights down in times square.” – Puff Daddy


197. “First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, and then you win. ”


198. “If you were looking for a sign, here it is.”


199. “No city should be too large for a man to walk out of in a morning.” – Cyril Connolly.


200. “Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure.” – Doug Coupland


201. “A night to remember in the city”


202. “City lights are like a million stories that never stop being told.” – Unknown


203. I heaved into being, came out of the stone, the bricks, and other elements, and took form. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Jerrold Mundis


204. “The lights of a big city can make you forget deepest of your pain!!” – Riya Sharma


205. “The city’s magnetic energy”


206. In the baby's room


207. “The city’s skyline at night”


208. “Blessed are those who have known meditation. Only those few people are the blessed people; others are simply groping in darkness. Meditation gives you an inner light, and then wherever you are there is light and whatsoever you do, you do in full light and clarity. Hence there is never any guilt, no repentance, no looking back. Whatsoever one does, one feels that`s the only thing that can be done. It is always right.” – Osho


209. “The city lights shine down below, like the stars do there above, one flickers, one twinkles, I close my eyes and make a wish, darkness eats the city down. A pale black sky gawks at me, someone whispers, he’s not coming back.” – Niharika Yadav


210. “The city is a place of beauty.” - Unknown


211. “At night, the city comes alive with color.” – Maria Powell


212. I watch the white stars darken;


213. “Bright lights, big city, she dreams of love. Bright lights, big city, he lives to run.” – 30 Seconds to Mars


214. In the country the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham


215. “City lights are like a million dreams come true.” – Unknown


216. “The city’s beauty is truly timeless.”


217. Only criminals and madmen walk into Central Park after midnight. . . or, occasionally, an actor. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Jane Dentinger


218. “If there is light in the soul, there will be beauty in the person. If there is beauty in the person, there will be harmony in the house. If there is harmony in the house, there will be order in the nation. If there is order in the nation, there will be peace in the world.” – Chinese Proverb


219. “A city is a place where interesting always beats beautiful.” – Megan Harlan


220. “Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise. ”


221. “City’s just a jungle; more games to play. Trapped in the heart of it, tryin’ to get away.” – Bob Dylan.


222. “There is always a light within us that is free from all sorrow and grief, no matter how much we may be experiencing suffering.” – Patanjali


223. “City nights, bright lights”


224. “An age is called “dark,” not because the light fails to shine but because people refuse to see it.” – James Michener


225. “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” – Desmond Tutu


226. “It will all shake out. Meanwhile, I’m putting up more twinkle lights.” – You’ve Got Mail


227. “It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt


228. “The city is the living embodiment of a dream.” - Unknown


229. The dimple in his left cheek was ironic-it gave the impression that he was sweet as a cupcake. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Elaine Kagan


230. What Does The Phrase "City Lights" Mean?


231. But treat dimes fair and I'm bigger than the city lights down in times square - Author: Puff Daddy


232. “The city is where the future is made.” - Unknown


233. “There's something about the thousands of glittering lights, the veil of nighttime that almost makes this place beautiful, especially in the reflection of the water. It makes everything askew, disoriented. There's more truth in a ripple of water than in a clear day.”


234. “The city’s nocturnal glamour”


235. “If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done. ”


236. “Be yourself, there’s no one better.”


237. Perhaps after all the most breathtaking quality about San Francisco is these unexpected glimpses that you are always getting of beautiful hill-heights and beautiful valley-depths. . . City lights, like nests of diamonds, glitter and glisten in the depths of those valleys. - Author: Inez Haynes Irwin


238. “In the end, we only regret the chances we didn’t take.”


239. “Kansas City Lightning succeeds as few biographies of jazz musicians have. . . This book is a magnificent achievement; I could hardly put it down.” – Henry Louis Gates


240. “Captivated by the city’s beauty.”


241. I wonder about silence. Also about darkness. I love the idea that city lights are a "conspiracy" against higher thoughts. - Author: Terry Tempest Williams


242. “Lost in the city, found in the night.”


243. “Our problem right now is that we’re so specialized that if the lights go out, there are a huge number of people who are not going to know what to do. But within every dystopia, there’s a little utopia.” – Margaret Atwood


244. “The night is young and so are we.”


245. “It was the city lights and night stars that inspired her to shine brighter everyday.”


246. “A true healer helps you to remember and reconnect consciously with your inner light.” – Robert Holden


247. “City lights are like a million fireflies in the night sky.” – Unknown


248. “The lighting is so important. One thing that makes me nuts about the lighting now is that they spend an enormous amount of time lighting the set, the background. But the most important thing in the scene is the actor.” – Donna Mills, a top lighting photo caption in the movie industry


249. You cannot see the Milky Way in New York City any more. . . We risk the loss of our sensual perception. And if you lose those, naturally, you try to compensate by other stimulations, by very loud noises, or by bright lights or drugs. - Author: Rene Dubos


250. “Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.” – Mary Oliver


251. “The activity you’re most avoiding contains your biggest opportunity. ”


252. “The city’s urban night charm”


253. “The city’s magic hour”


254. “Alexa, play ‘Welcome to New York’ by Taylor Swift.”


255. “The city disappears street by street as you enter it.” – Ian Seed.


256. “The city is full of surprises.”


257. “The city’s nighttime allure”


258. “Midnight in the city”


259. “The city’s energy, electrifying”


260. “I feel alive in the city’s embrace.”


261. “After a lifetime of darkness, I want to leave something behind that is made of light.” – Marie Lu.


262. “The pressure of survival in the big city will make you lose sight of your dream… Hang in there.” – James De La Vega.


263. “Let me do to you what rain does to city lights and reflecting street puddles. Blurred outlines melting together to paint an abstract canvas.”


264. “Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.” – Rupert Brooke


265. “She is like a revolving lighthouse; pitch darkness alternating with a dazzling brilliancy!” – Henry James


266. “Focus your awareness on the Divine spark of crystal-white light, sparkling within the center of your stomach area. See or feel this white spark of light, shining like a pilot light within you. This is the spark of your true essence, your shining flame from God. Feel the warmth within you, filling you completely with love and peaceful energy.” – Doreen Virtue


267. “Just because you’re awake doesn’t mean you should stop dreaming.”


268. “The city at night is where I come alive.”


269. “No degree of worldly darkness can extinguish the glow of a soul‘s inner light.” – Wes Fesler


270. And this other evening light, rainy, rose and silver, and to her left a river the color of cold lead. Dark tumble of city, towers in the distance, few lights. - Author: William Gibson


271. “The city is my favorite place to be.”


272. “These streets will make you feel brand new.”


273. “What is a city but the people?” – Shakespeare


274. “I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion. ””


275. And it was only as he rose from the bed, his body illuminated by the colored lights of the city, that I caught the glint of calculation behind his eyes, a cold, blank set to his face. His shadow self, and not a nice one. - Author: Jennifer Egan


276. “Midnight in the city that never sleeps.”


277. “The city’s nocturnal allure, undeniable”


278. “There are only two days in the year that nothing can be done. One is called Yesterday and the other is called Tomorrow. Today is the right day to Love, Believe, Do and mostly Live. ”


279. “The sun always shines above the clouds.” – Paul F. Davis


280. “The city is where I feel most at home.”


281. “Know that when you live joyfully, you radiate your light into the world.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie


282. “The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried. ”


283. “The bright city lights blurred my existence, come meet me in the dark and talk to me in silence.” – Trisha Paul


284. “Red is one of the strongest colors, it’s blood, it has a power with the eye. That’s why traffic lights are red I guess, and stop signs as well… In fact, I use red in all of my paintings.” – Keith Haring


285. “Moonlight drowns out all but the brightest stars.” – J.R.R. Tolkien.


286. “If you have knowledge, let others light their candles in it.” – Margaret Fuller


287. “Every time that you fade into the night, you’re the city lights.” – Bridgit Mendler, City Lights


288. “City lights are like a million moments that never end.” – Unknown


289. “Lost in the city lights”


290. “The rays of happiness, like those of light, are colorless when unbroken.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one of the best quotes about bright lights


291. “ I‘ve realized that at the top of the mountain, there’s another mountain.” …


292. “The city is a place of magic.” - Unknown


293. “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle.” – Francis of Assisi


294. Sergei doesn't yearn for love. . . he thirsts for domination, and now he has finally achieved it. - Author: Melika Dannese Lux


295. Every second the city gets smaller and smaller, only you feel it's really you getting smaller and smaller and lonelier and lonelier, rushing away from all those lights and that excitement at about a million miles and hour. - Author: Sylvia Plath


296. “The city’s atmosphere at night”


297. “Stressless and enjoy the best.”


298. “City lights take me away now it’s time we never ever head down. Don’t be scared, I am for real hide away and we will never be found.”


299. “I never want to leave the city.”


300. I was always a big fan of Charlie Chaplin movies. I love 'The Great Dictator' and 'City Lights. - Author: Jack Reynor


301. “The city is where I come to escape reality.”


302. Sometimes I help him out and sometimes he helps me out, and sometimes he tries to push me through the wall. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Parnell Hall


303. “The city skyline at night is breathtaking.”


304. “There is nothing in the dark that isn’t there when the lights are on.” – Rod Serling


305. “The city is a place of possibility.” - Unknown


306. At night, what you see is a city, because all you see is lights. By day, it doesn't look like a city at all. The trees out-number the houses. And that's completely typical of Seattle. You can't quite tell: is it a city, is it a suburb, is the forest growing back? - Author: Jonathan Raban


307. I worked all day in back ofa hot van snipping off dog balls, I can cut one more pair. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Thomas Pluck


308. “In this deep city lights, girl could get lost tonight. I’m finding every reason to be gone. There’s nothing here to hold on to…Could I hold on to you?


309. “ Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the mystery why we climb”


310. “The city is my playground.”


311. “All over the city lights were coming on in the purple-blue dusk. The street lights looked delicate and frail, as though they might suddenly float away from their lampposts like balloons. Long twirling ribbons of light, red, green, violet, were festooned about the doorways of drugstores and restaurants--and the famous electric signs of Broadway had come to life with glittering fish, dancing figures, and leaping fountains, all flashing like fire. Everything was beautiful. Up in the deepening sky above the city the first stars appeared white and rare as diamonds.”


312. “Deep into that darkness peering long, stood there wondering fearing doubting.” – Edgar Allan Poe


313. “The city is my happy place.”


314. There are some days where the mysterious art screams spectacularly, for instance on a rainy day under the city lights at night! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan


315. “The city’s brilliance at night”


316. “People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.” – Elisabeth Kübler-Ross


317. While he sweated out a story she bled put a poem. (Dark City Lights) - Author: S. J. Rozan


318. “City lights and skyscrapers.”


319. “The city is my happy hour.”


320. “The city’s energy is contagious.”


321. One by one the lights of the city went out, and I realized that I had already begun to remember. - Author: Carlos Ruiz Zafon


322. “Those who fear the darkness have no idea what the light can do.” – Katasai Rakshasa


323. “I love the city for its energy, its diversity, its endless possibilities.” – Tracy Chapman


324. “The city’s nighttime magic, captured”


325. “We could leave the Christmas lights up ’til January.” — Taylor Swift, “Lover”


326. “Thank the night for giving spotlight to the city lights.”


327. I look out the window and I see the lights and the skyline and the people on the street rushing around looking for action, love, and the world's greatest chocolate chip cookie, and my heart does a little dance. - Author: Nora Ephron


328. “If sunlight helps plants grow, imagine what your inner light can help flourish.” – Matshona Dhliwayo


329. “We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on that’s who we really are.” – Sirius Black


330. “The city’s enchantment at night”


331. The city was a hive from this height, the people and the yellow cabs moving about in the street below like pre-programmed insects. (Dark City Lights) - Author: David Levien


332. “The city at night is my happy place.”


333. “There was a sky somewhere above the tops of the buildings, with stars and a moon and all the things there are in a sky, but they were content to think of the distant street lights as planets and stars.” – Hubert Selby Jr.


334. “I love the energy of the city at night.”


335. “The city is a never-ending adventure.”


336. “The city that’s always buzzing”


337. “I can’t imagine calling any other place home.”


338. “Bright lights, big city.”


339. “Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything. ”


340. The lights of Knoxville quaked in a faint penumbra to the west as must the ruins of many an older city seen by herders in the hills, by barbaric tribesmen shuffling along the roads. - Author: Cormac McCarthy


341. “The city’s skyline, a work of wonder”


342. The main thing about aliens is that they are alien. They feel no responsibility for fulfilling any of your expectations. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Robert Silverberg


343. “She was the city lights, the fireflies, the candlelight and everything else that made the darkness look beautiful.”


344. “The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” – Desmond Morris


345. “There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.” – Bram Stoker.


346. “I’m always in awe of the city at night.”


347. “City nights are the best nights.”


348. “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.”


349. “Visualize a golden light within you and spread it out. First to those about you – your circle of friends and relatives – and then gradually to the world. Keep on visualizing God’s golden light surrounding our earth.” – Peace Pilgrim


350. “You made me hate this city…” — Billie Eilish, “Happier Than Ever”


351. “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will. ”


352. “The city that never sleeps”


353. “The city’s streets are my runway at night.”


354. “Let go of rejections and focus on self-reflection. For it is within that you will find the light you seek.”- Amy Leigh Mercree, The Compassion Revolution: 30 Days of Living from the Heart


355. “The city is my favorite playground.”


356. I've always liked street lights, and I've always photographed them. I probably have a collection of two to three thousand photographs of them, just around the city, mainly at night. - Author: Harmony Korine


357. “We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.” – Dwight L. Moody, one of the inspiring quotes on lamp lighting


358. “Kiss me under the light of a thousand stars.” — Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”


359. “City lights are like stars on the ground.” - Unknown


360. “City lights are like a million stars in the night sky.” – Unknown


361. “I’m too busy working on my own grass to notice if yours is greener. ”


362. “The city is always awake.”


363. “The city is my happy place, day or night.”


364. “How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.” – William Shakespeare, one of the top light it up quotes


365. “Inside we are all Golden Buddhas, but we grew to believe we were made of clay. Our ego’s false perceptions led us to grow into a belief system that covered our inner light. We’ve spent years, maybe decades, masking our truth. Now it’s time to embrace our light and reconnect with our Golden Buddha within.” – Gabrielle Bernstein


366. “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or things. ”


367. “The city’s allure, always in motion”


368. “There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light.” – Vern P. Stanfill.


369. He lights a cigarette off a candle. These death-tubes, these little crutches or fuses: useful for getting through all sorts of things you don't want to get through. - Author: Garth Risk Hallberg


370. “All cities are mad, but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful, but the beauty is grim.” – Christopher Morley


371. I wanted to twinkle underwater like the lights of the city. - Author: Dana Reinhardt


372. “Throw me to the wolves and I will return leading the pack. ”


373. “The city is where I find my inspiration.”


374. “The city’s heartbeat at night”


375. Suffering is supposed to be the raw stuff of art. - Author: Jay McInerney


376. “Bright lights, big city, she dreams of love” – Thirty Seconds to Mars, Bright Lights


377. “I could wander the city all night long.”


378. “The city is not a concrete jungle, it is a human zoo.” - Desmond Morris


379. “The city is my playground after dark.”


380. “It takes darkness to be aware of the light.” – Treasure Tatum.


381. “Wherever you go becomes a part of you somehow.”


382. “The city is where I feel most alive.”


383. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?”


384. “City nights, full of surprises”


385. “Daylight follows a dark night.” – Proverb


386. “There is no solitude in the world like that of the big city.” – Kathleen Norris.


387. “Seeing lights being put up along the street and these colored lanterns called parols being put up at people’s houses makes Christmas in Philippines magical.” – Catriona Gray


388. There's something about the thousands of glittering lights, the veil of nighttime that almost makes this place beautiful, especially in the reflection of the water. It makes everything askew, disoriented. There's more truth in a ripple of water than in a clear day. - Author: Ellie Lieberman


389. “Knowing your own darkness is the best method for dealing with the darknesses of other people.” – Carl Jung


390. “An entire sea of water can’t sink a ship unless it gets inside the ship. Similarly, the negativity of the world can’t put you down unless you allow it to get inside you. ”


391. “The city’s nightlife is alive and well”


392. “The city’s allure at night”


393. “Living for the city nights.”


394. “No degree of worldly darkness can extinguish the glow of a soul’s inner light.” – Wes Fesler


395. “The city never fails to impress me.”


396. “The city is a magical wonderland.”


397. “The city is my source of inspiration.”


398. “Under the city lights”


399. Each neighborhood of the city appeared to be made of a different substance, each seemed to have a different air pressure, a different psychic weight: the bright lights and shuttered shops, the housing projects and luxury hotels, the fire escapes and city parks. - Author: Teju Cole


400. “I always view my music like a city at night, like Atlanta. I view my music in lights. So Far Gone would be my experiences in Toronto at night.” – Drake


401. “The city’s wonder at night”


402. “See the light. Find the light. Embrace the light. Be the light.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


403. He parked in a nearby street and walked out on to the bridge. Below him the lights of London spread away in a wash of low wattage, Their dimness gave the lie to the very vastless of the city. Bull heard its distant roar, its night-time sough, its terminal cough - Author: Will Self


404. “I went on to Cincinnati. I had got a taste of the big cities and them bright lights. I stayed there until I was about 18 or 19 and then I went on to Detroit.” – John Lee Hooker


405. “Maybe that’s what life is… a wink of the eye and winking stars.” – Jack Kerouac


406. “Healing is not necessarily about curing. As your inner light grows – anything is possible.” – Alberto Villoldo


407. “There is a light within each of us that can never be diminished or extinguished. It can only be obscured by forgetting who we are.” – Deepak Chopra


408. “The city is a place of endless exploration.”


409. “The city is a work of art that never stops.”


410. “City lights, city sights.”


411. “City of stars, are you shining just for me?”


412. “The city is my playground at night.”


413. “Let city lights guide you home.”


414. “Light is the symbol of truth.” – James Russell Lowell


415. “The city is full of surprises and adventures.”


416. People often think of New York as a city, a concrete jungle with soaring skyscrapers and yellow taxis and the bright lights of Times Square. And it is that, in part. But beyond that, it's rolling hills of fruit orchards and fields of grain and ice-cold waters brimming with oysters. - Author: Daniel Humm


417. A vision of underground connections flashed before him again, only inverted. A towering construction like a tree strung with lights, shimmering, changing, and in the middle,


418. “The city is a place of hope and dreams.” - Unknown


419. “It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle


420. “I already know what giving up feels like. I want to see what happens if I don’t. ”


421. “The city comes alive at night.”


422. “The city is a place of adventure.” - Unknown


423. Well, maybe it started that way. As a dream, but doesn't everything. Those buildings. These lights. This whole city. Somebody had to dream about it first. And maybe that is what I did. I dreamed about coming here, but then I did it. - Author: Roald Dahl


424. “If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.” – Rumi


425. “In the country, the darkness of night is friendly and familiar, but in a city, with its blaze of lights, it is unnatural, hostile and menacing. It is like a monstrous vulture that hovers, biding its time.” – W. Somerset Maugham


426. “It is not simply a transient happiness that you experience in meditation that creates balance; it is a transformative light. Inner light is the most powerful thing there is.” – Frederick Lenz


427. “The habits that took years to build, do not take a day to change. ”


428. Life isn't worth living unless you are young and surrounded by other young people in a beautiful cold garden perfumed by dirt and flowers and fallen leaves, gleaming in the string of lights, listening to the quiet city on the last fine night of the year. - Author: Lauren Groff


429. “I have learned things in the dark that I could never have learned in the light, things that have saved my life over and over again, so that there is really only one logical conclusion. I need darkness as much as I need light.” – Barbara Brown Taylor


430. “A city that’s full of surprises at night”


431. “It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop. ”


432. “The more your appreciate yourself the more you will have the energy from within. Stop sourcing for external energy source to charge yourself. Seek the light within and it will brighten you more, remember you truly are one amazing, beautiful, gorgeous soul.” – Revathi


433. “City lights are the stars of the night.” - Unknown


434. I've found that here in this city, the lights burn ever brighter, but they cast the darkest shadows I know. - Author: Leslie Parry


435. “There’s something about arriving in new cities, wandering empty streets with no destination. I will never lose the love for the arriving, but I’m born to leave.” – Charlotte Eriksson.


436. “I radiate with the light that all women share. I cherish that light and acknowledge it in every woman I pass.”- The Thoughtful Beast


437. “A city that dazzles at night”


438. “If you are depressed you are living in the past. If you are anxious you are living in the future. If you are at peace you are living in the present. ”


439. “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. ”


440. “The city disappears street by street as you enter it.” – Ian Seed


441. “When the sun is shining I can do anything; no mountain is too high, no trouble too difficult to overcome.” – Wilma Rudolph


442. “Scintillating street lights and the shinny stella. The twain came to light dazzling down the horizon. Shone sapphire moonlight cascading it’s reflection. Citylights looked delightful and frail. Long twirling ribbons of luminescence flashed the air with fire, filled me with solace, lustre and grace. The picturesque seemed to be a fantasy that would go on to a beautiful destiny.”


443. “The city is a work of art.”


444. “The city never stops moving.”


445. “City of stars, are you shining just for me?” – La La Land


446. “Light in your mind is truth.Light in your heart is knowledge.Light in your soul is wisdom.Light in your life is God.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


447. If Tao Lin had been born to Gary Shteyngart's parents and spent his early twenties slaving for pageviews at NewYorker, he would have written something like this, the Bright Lights, Big City of the click-here-now generation. - Author: Gideon Lewis-Kraus


448. “The city’s skyline is my favorite work of art.”


449. I even gave up, for a while, stopping by the window of the room to look out at the lights and deep, illuminated streets. That's a form of dying, that losing contact with the city like that. - Author: Philip K. Dick


450. “When 99% of people doubt your idea, you’re either gravely wrong or about to make history. ”


451. “At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer


452. “A year from now you may wish you had started today. ”


453. “Life is better in the city at night.”


454. “ Rollin’ past graffiti walls, billboards lighting up the block.” – Big Time Rush


455. “If you don’t take the lamp of awareness with you, you are going to create a hell around you. Light your lamp wherever you gocourting, not courting, that is not the point. Wherever you go, whatsoever you do, always do it in the inner light, with awareness.” – Osho


456. “As we open our hearts to others, we begin to discover the truth of our own inner beauty, inner strength and inner light.” – Susan Jeffers


457. “My city lights are like fireflies in my heart.”


458. “The city’s neon lights”


459. “The city’s mystery at night”


460. From twelve stories up it was easy to be fooled by the city's rain-swept beauty, by the millions of lights twinkling in the night. But all I had to do was turn my head to see the truth: a child-whore asleep in her hospital bed. It could rain forever and the city would never be clean. - Author: Jack Clark


461. “A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.” – Margaret Mead.


462. “The city’s skyline is a work of art.”


463. “All over the city lights were coming on in the purple-blue dusk. The street lights looked delicate and frail, as though they might suddenly float away from their lampposts like balloons. Long twirling ribbons of light, red, green, violet, were festooned about the doorways of drugstores and restaurants–and the famous electric signs of Broadway had come to life with glittering fish, dancing figures, and leaping fountains, all flashing like fire. Everything was beautiful. Up in the deepening sky above the city the first stars appeared white and rare as diamonds.” – Elizabeth Enright


464. “City lights are like a million hopes that never fade away.” – Unknown


465. “The city’s nightlife, a sensory experience”


466. “The city is a never-ending source of inspiration.”


467. “Cityscape at night”


468. “A city that never disappoints”


469. “The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails. ”


470. “The city’s charm under the moonlight”


471. “The city is a magical place at night.”


472. “The city’s magic at night”


473. “Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. ”


474. “Home sweet home.”


475. “I’m going to insult a whole industry here, but it seems like TV is for people who can’t do film. I’m not talking about actresses; I’m talking about lighting people. Lighting on TV is just so… it’s sinful, it really is.” -Kevyn Aucoin


476. “City lights create the perfect illusion to divert us from the real dark side of the world.” – Manku


477. Still, the moon stood out clearly against the sky. It hung up there faithfully, without a word of complaint concerning the city lights or the noise or the air pollution. - Author: Haruki Murakami


478. “If you don’t make the time to work on creating the life you want, you’re eventually going to be forced to spend a lot of time dealing with a life you don’t want. ”


479. This new world was a vicious, sleek world made of street lights and tight jeans, sharp smiles and fast cars. This was a city, edited. A city, pared down to its bare minimums, beautiful and abusive. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater


480. “The city is where I find my peace.”


481. “When you possess light within, you see it externally.” – Anas Nin


482. “A city that shines like stars”


483. “What is the city but the people?” – William Shakespeare.


484. “I am happy I live in the city of light.” – Lailah Gifty Akita


485. “City lights are like a million wishes waiting to be granted.” – Unknown


486. “Listen to the inner light; it will guide you. Listen to the inner peace; it will feed you. Listen to the inner love; it will transform you.” – Sri Chinmoy


487. Your presence here is is only a matter of conducting an experiment in limits, reminding yourself of what you aren't. - Author: Jay McInerney


488. “The city is a place of inspiration.” - Unknown


489. “City nights are made for adventures.”


490. “All of the lights.” – Kanye West, “All of the Lights”


491. “Give light and people will find the way.” – Ella Baker


492. “Those who have walked through the fire of their own hell and survived it tend to leave sparks of light wherever they go.” – Omar Cherif


493. “A city of endless possibilities”


494. “Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.” – Marianne Williamson


495. “Love is not consolation. It is light.” – Simone Weil.


496. “City lights are like a million stars that never die.” – Unknown


497. “It is often in the darkest skies that we see the brightest stars.” – Richard Evans


498. “The city never sleeps, and neither do I.”


499. “Gorgeous, glowing rays of light…This was what true beauty and goodness looked like- a spectral, luminescent gathering of beings so pure it hurt to look directly at them, like the most glorious eclipse, or maybe Heaven itself.” – Lauren Kate


500. “In the city that glitters”


501. “The night is young, and so am I.”


502. The city was dark except for the building lights that seemed to appear like sores - like bandaids had been ripped off to expose the city's skin. - Author: Markus Zusak


503. “A city that sparkles”


504. “Foster and polish the warrior spirit while serving in the world; illuminate the path according to your inner light.” – Morihei Ueshiba


505. I always view my music like a city at night, like Atlanta. I view my music in lights. So Far Gone would be my experiences in Toronto at night. - Author: Drake


506. “Baby you, me, and the city lights.”


507. “Inside her mind, she felt increasingly adrift, as if their lovemaking had reached a realm that transcended the physical body. She saw herself float above her body, past her ceiling, through her roof, and higher and higher, the entire world pulsating and alive with sensations. Even these receded as she floated above her town, the pinpoints of the shop windows and car headlights downtown, then she was even higher, above the mighty Mississippi.”


508. “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.” – Sir Francis Bacon


509. “Enlightenment is the inner light of wisdom that is permanently free from all mistaken appearance, and whose function is to bestow mental peace upon each and every living being every day.” – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso


510. “These streets will make you feel brand new.” – Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, Empire State of Mind


511. “It is better to walk in light than to dance in darkness.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


512. “To shine your brightest light is to be who you truly are.” – Roy T. Bennett.


513. “In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.” – Aaron Rose


514. “The city is where I feel alive.”


515. “The city is a never-ending story.”


516. The end of 'City Lights' makes me cry every time I see it - when Charlie Chaplin walks by the shop window and the once-blind girl brings him a flower and pins it to his lapel. - Author: Emma Stone


517. “It’s not necessary to blow out your neighbor’s light to let your own shine.” – M.R. Dehaan


518. “City lights are like a million stars that never go out.” – Unknown


519. “It’s been a while since I saw a sky filled with stars. Does the city lights blind us or is it a punishment for all our sins?”


520. “The city’s beauty under the stars”


521. “When you possess light within, you see it externally.” – Anais Nin


522. “City lights are the stars that never sleep.” – Unknown


523. “What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll about with our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters.” – Charles Baudelaire.


524. “One who lets his inner light shine cannot avoid its warmth.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


525. The train hit her with the sound of a meat-filled hefty bag smacking the pavement, and the effect was much the same, I guess. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Warren Moore


526. “Remember that happiness is a way of travel – not a destination.”


527. “A city that glows in the dark”


528. “The city is a fact in nature, like a cave, a run of mackerel or an ant-heap. But it is also a conscious work of art, and it holds within its communal framework many simpler and more personal forms of art.” - Jane Jacobs


529. “The city’s rhythm at night”


530. “I call her Firefly ’cause, oh, my, she radiates moon glow.” – Tony Bennett, “Firefly”


531. “One idea lights a thousand candles.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson


532. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.” – Helen Keller.


533. “When darkness falls, beauty is lit from within.” – Johnathan Jena


534. “The love within us is meant to extend outward. The closer we grow to our inner light, we feel a natural urge to share it. We all long for meaningful work, some creative endeavor that will be our ministry, by which the energies within us might flow out to help heal the world.” – Marianne Williamson


535. “The sun shines on everybody. You’ve got to keep believing.” – Dontrelle Willis


536. We felt so small with the city lights stretching forever below us, and we yelled at the top of our lungs because we were just these small humans but we felt more longing than could ever fit inside us. - Author: Nina LaCour


537. “I’ve always liked street light, and I’ve always photographed them. I probably have a collection of two or three thousand photographs of them, just around the city, mainly at night.” – Harmony Korine


538. “Light only exists to teach us to shine in the dark.”- Matshona Dhliwayo


539. Winter came and the city [Chicago] turned monochrome


540. “The city is a place where the past, present, and future all come together.” - Unknown


541. “City lights are like a million wishes that never come true.” – Unknown


542. “The city has my heart.”


543. “Fear grows in darkness; if you think there’s a bogeyman around, turn on the light.” – Dorothy Thompson


544. “ The top of one mountain is always the bottom of another.” …


545. That was 1993 grunge in suburbia. This was 2003 hell in Harlem. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Eve Kagan


546. “Higher ceilings allow the use indirect lighting, which is much healthier and reduces glare. “ – Helmut Jahn


547. “The most precious light is the one that visits you in your darkest hour!” – Mehmet Murat ildan


548. “City nights and city lights.”


549. “If people are not laughing at your goals, your goals are too small. ”


550. “City nights are my favorite kind of nights.”


551. “The city is a place of endless possibilities.”


552. “The city is a canvas waiting to be explored.”


553. “I have never felt salvation in nature. I love cities above all.” – Michelangelo.


554. “You don’t have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. ”


555. “Everyone is a star and deserves a chance to shine.” — Marilyn Monroe


556. “All cities are mad: but the madness is gallant. All cities are beautiful, but the beauty is grim.” – Christopher Morley.


557. “City lights, big dreams.”


558. “Ever since I was a little kid, I always dreamed of being a Big City kid, because I grew up in a very small town up north in Canada. I have to say I just love the city lights at night.” – Dustin Milligan


559. “The city is not a place, it’s a feeling.” – Unknown


560. “The city is my escape from reality.”


561. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou.


562. “Each time you meditate, you create a stronger connection with the world of inner light and happiness that exists within you.” – Frederick Lenz


563. “Enthusiasm is the match that lights the candle of achievement.” – William Arthur Ward


564. “Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart.” – Kahlil Gibran


565. “Start spreading the news…” — Frank Sinatra, “(Theme From) New York, New York”


566. If Broadway was a river running from the top of Manhattan down to the Battery, undulating with traffic and commerce and lights, then the east-west streets were eddies where, leaf-like, one could turn slow circles from the beginning to the ever shall be, world without end. - Author: Amor Towles


567. “The night is young and so are we”


568. “Even the sun directs our gaze away from itself and to the life illumined by it.” – Eberhard Arnold, one of the most inspiring bright quotes


569. “City lights are a reminder of how beautiful life can be.”


570. “The city’s vitality at night”


571. “Stop letting people who do so little for you control so much of your mind, feelings and emotions. ”


572. “Great minds discuss ideas. Average minds discuss events. Small minds discuss people. ”


573. “Know that darkness is merely the absence of light. You can be the small candle that defeats the vast darkness.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie


574. “A night of magic in the city”


575. “Take me some place where we can watch the sunset fade into twilight and city lights come alive. Some place where I can tell you all my uncertainties and you can put your arms around me. For once, I will let my walls crumble in to this wonderful thing called love.”


576. “The city’s heartbeat is the soundtrack to my night.”


577. “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day that says I’ll try again tomorrow. ”


578. “I love the way the rain melts the colors together, like a chalk drawing on the sidewalk. There is a moment, just after sunset, when the shops turn on their lights and steam starts to fog up the windows of the cafés. In French, this twilight time implies a hint of danger. It's called entre chien et loup, between the dog and the wolf.


579. Oh, come now, Manon," Ilyse laughed, "It's my job to liven things up a bit, too. I can't let you and your dimples have all the fun. - Author: Melika Dannese Lux


580. “The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. ”


581. “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.” – Plato


582. “The night is dark, but the city shines bright.”


583. City lights shine bright on my complexion,


584. “The city is my personal playground.”


585. “As a remedy to life in society, I would suggest the big city. Nowadays it is the only desert within our reach.” – Albert Camus.


586. “Winter came and the city [Chicago] turned monochrome — black trees against gray sky above white earth. Night now fell in mid afternoon, especially when the snowstorms rolled in, boundless prairie storms that set the sky close to the ground, the city lights reflected against the clouds.” – Barack Obama


587. “If it scares you, it might be a good thing to try.”


588. “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs


589. “Your inner light is what makes you beautiful.”- Mary Davis, Every Day Spirit: A Daybook of Wisdom, Joy and Peace


590. “Every time you fade into the night just remember nothings brighter, you’re the city lights!”


591. The Thames was beautiful, dark, and swift beneath the billion yellow and white lights of the city. . . - Author: Charles Finch


592. “I’m in love with cities I’ve never been to and people I’ve never met.” – Melody Truong


593. “There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” – Rumi


594. “The city is alive with possibilities.”


595. Years later the lights of the growing city would erase the stars from the sky, but back then they shone through the branches like jailed fireflies. - Author: Leslye Walton


596. “May all your troubles soon be gone. Oh Christmas lights, keep shining on!” – Coldplay, “Christmas Lights”


597. “As a kid, the city lights fascinated me like anything!! But growing up taught me… that the lanterns of villages were far more comforting.” – Ananya Dutta


598. “City lights are like a million dreams that come true.” – Unknown


599. “City lights are like diamonds in the night.” - Unknown


600. “We are not here to curse the darkness, but to light the candle that can guide us through that darkness to a safe and sane future.” – John F. Kennedy


601. “Turn on every light in New York City I’d still be blind if you weren’t with me.”


602. “I love Christmas, not because of the presents but because of all the decorations and lights and the warmth of the season.” – Ashley Tisdale


603. “Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” – Jane Jacobs.


604. “Exploring the city’s secrets at night.”


605. “Ant swarming City. City full of dreams. Where in broad day the specter tugs your sleeve.” – Charles Baudelaire.


606. “The city is my home away from home.”


607. “The city’s intoxicating charm”


608. “To see a candle’s light one must take it into a dark place.” – Ursula K. Le Guin


609. “Every corner of the city holds a different story.”


610. She'd never forgotten their last night in Seoul, or above it in fact, surveying the city lights from atop Namsan Mountain. - Author: Giacomo Lee


611. “Night owls unite in the city.”


612. “Cities are the greatest achievement of humanity.” - Unknown


613. I rather wonder what I am doing here. I enjoy city life, you know. The glittering lights, the constant companionship, the liquid entertainment. The lack of sudden monkeys. - Author: Cassandra Clare


614. “There’s a sorrow and pain in everyone’s life, but every now and then there’s a ray of light that melts the loneliness in your heart and brings comfort like hot soup and a soft bed.” – Hubert Selby, Jr.


615. “If you don’t build your dream someone will hire you to help build theirs. ”


616. A year earlier my parents had moved us out of the city to a split-level on Long Island, their idea of the American dream, which meant it as now an hour-and-a-half commute via the 7:06 Hicksville to Penn Station every morning. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Jonathan Santlofer


617. “Cities and countries are as alive, as feeling, as fickle and uncertain as people. Their degrees of love and devotion are as varying as with any human relation. Just as one is good, another is bad.” – Roman Payne, ‘Cities & Countries’.


618. It would be one hell of an addition to someone's scrapbook. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Bill Bernico


619. History is finite-there's only so much you can learn about a six square block historic district in New York City. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Kat Georges


620. “The city is a machine for living.” – Le Corbusier


621. Just like life, it was over much too soon. And just like life, there weren't any answers. But like that one-in-an-eight-million great New York moment, I didn't need one. (Dark City Lights) - Author: Peter Carlaftes