105 Best Bright Quotes To Help Your Light Shine

Supriya Jain
Dec 12, 2023 By Supriya Jain
Originally Published on Mar 17, 2021
Edited by Monisha Kochhar
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At some point in time, we all go through a rough and dull phase in our lives and feel darkness in our life.

In such a situation, all we need is some patience, courage, and inspiration. This is where inspirational quotes and bright quotes serve their purpose by giving you positive information about your life.

We bring you the best bright quotes that will pick you up during those dull moments. If you like these inspirational quotes, check out shine quotes and sparkle quotes as well.

Best Positive Quotes

All positive quotes bring amazing vibes and inspiration. Here are some positive and inspirational bright quotes to make your day a lot better. Read on for some of the most inspirational quotes on positivity.  

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1. “That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.”

- William Wordsworth.

2. “If you get up in the morning and think the future is going to be better, it is a bright day. Otherwise, it's not.”

- Elon Musk.

3. “Your attitude is like a box of crayons that color your world. Constantly color your picture gray, and your picture will always be bleak. Try adding some bright colors to the picture by including humor, and your picture begins to lighten up.”

- Allen Klien.

4. “Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until you hear them speak.”

- Alan Dundes.

5. “The future is as bright as the promises of God.”

- William Carey.

6. “When I stepped out into the bright sunlight from the darkness of the movie house, I had only two things on my mind: Paul Newman and a ride home.”

- S. E. Hinton.

7. “There's a bright spot in every dark cloud.”

- Bruce Beresford.

8. “I know that in life there will be sickness, devastation, disappointments, heartache - it's a given. What's not a given is the way you choose to get through it all. If you look hard enough, you can always find the bright side.”

- Rashida Jones.

9. “I'm hungry for knowledge. The whole thing is to learn every day, to get brighter and brighter. That's what this world is about. You look at someone like Gandhi, and he glowed. Martin Luther King glowed. Muhammad Ali glows. I think that's from being bright all the time, and trying to be brighter.”

- Jay-Z.

10. “Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world.”

- George Bernard Shaw.

11. “The hardest thing to do is to be true to yourself, especially when everybody is watching.”

- Dave Chappelle.

12. “Reality is created by the mind, we can change our reality by changing our mind.”

- Plato.

13. “Don't be intimidated by what you don't know. That can be your greatest strength and ensure that you do things differently from everyone else.”

- Sara Blakely.

14. “Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you'll start having positive results.”

- Willie Nelson.

15. “Opportunities multiply as they are seized.”

- Sun Tzu.

16. “We build too many walls and not enough bridges.”

- Isaac Newton.

17. “You can have anything you want, if you want it badly enough.”

- Abraham Lincoln.

18. “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”

- Marcus Aurelius.

19. “Don't be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

- John D. Rockefeller.

20. “You just keep pushing. You just keep pushing. I made every mistake that could be made. But I just kept pushing.”

- Rene Descartes.

Deep And Bright Quotes For Bright Life

If you are looking for some deep and inspirational quotes then here are some of the best deep and inspirational bright quotes to give you motivation.

21. “Bright light is injurious to those who see nothing.”

- Prudentius.

22. “In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.”

- Francis Bacon.

23. “Never let the darkness or negativity outside affect your inner self. Just wait until morning comes and the bright light will drown out the darkness.”

- Haruki Murakami.

24. “A sage steers by the bright light of confusion and doubt.”

- Zhuangzi.

25. “If you cheat in the dark of the morning, you'll get found in the bright lights of the night.”

- Joe Frazier.

26. “I will love the light for it shows me the way, yet I will endure the darkness because it shows me the stars.”

- Og Mandino.

27. “It is easy to acknowledge, but almost impossible to realize for long, that we are mirrors whose brightness, if we are bright, is wholly derived from the sun that shines upon us.”

- C. S. Lewis.

28. “In the midday sun, a bright light will be barely noticed. Yet in the darkest night, even the smallest light can make an enormous difference.”

- Ralph Marston.

29. “I am walking toward a bright light and the nearer I get the brighter it is.”

- Dwight L. Moody.

30. “I would stare into the bright lights and imagine I could do anything. Be anything. And I would tell myself it would be me up there one day.”

- Lady Gaga.

31. “Within you is the light of a thousand suns.”

- Robert Adams.

32. “He has those kind eyes that shone with the light of everything will be ok.”

- Atticus.

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

- Aristotle.

34. “We are all broken, that’s how the light gets in.”

- Ernest Hemingway.

35. “Give light and people will find the way.”

- Ella Baker.

36. “Light up the darkness.”

- Bob Marley.

37. “Following the light of the sub, we left the Old World.”

- Christopher Columbus.

38. “After darkness comes the light.”

- Cornelius Nepos.

39. “If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.”

- Rumi.

40. “There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light.”

- Vern P. Stanfill.

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

- Edith Wharton.

42. “In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.”

- Aaron Rose.

43. “When you possess light within, you see it externally.”

- Anas Nin.

44. “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”

- Mary Anne Radmacher.

45. “Give light and people will find the way.”

- Ella Baker.

46. “Travel light, live light, spread the light, be the light.”

- Yogi Bhajan.

47. “Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.”

- Desiderius Erasmus.

48. “Your path is illuminated by the light, yet darkness lets the stars shine bright.”

- J.L.W. Brooks.

49. “Light is to darkness what love is to fear; in the presence of one the other disappears.”

- Marianne Williamson.

Good Quotes About Brightness

When life is going in the right direction we feel a brightness emerging in our life. Here are amazing inspirational quotes about brightness for you to feel this brightness in your life as well.

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

- Sogyal Rinpoche.

51. “The best way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.”

- Walt Disney.

52. “The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”

- Winston Churchill.

53. “Don’t let yesterday take up too much of today.”

- Will Rogers.

54. “It’s not whether you get knocked down, it’s whether you get up.”

- Vince Lombardi.

55. “If you are working on something that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.”

- Steve Jobs.

56. “People who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones who do.”

- Rob Siltanen.

57. “Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough.”

- Og Mandino.

58. “Entrepreneurs are great at dealing with uncertainty and also very good at minimizing risk. That’s the classic entrepreneur.”

- Mohnish Pabrai.

59. “We may encounter many defeats but we must not be defeated.”

- Maya Angelou.

60. “Security is mostly a superstition. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.”

- Helen Keller.

61. “We are all like the bright moon, we still have our darker side.”

- Khalil Gibran.

62. “I know it seems hard sometimes but remember one thing. Through every dark night, there's a bright day after that. So no matter how hard it get, stick your chest out, keep ya head up.... and handle it.”

- Tupac Shakur.

63. “It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.”

- Stephen King, ‘Wolves Of The Calla, The Dark Tower’.

64. “The moon will guide you through the night with her brightness, but she will always dwell in the darkness, in order to be seen.”

- Shannon L. Alder.

65. “It's alright, just wait and see, your string of lights is still bright to me. Who you are is not where you've been. You're still an innocent. It's okay life is a tough crowd, 32 is still growing up now.”

- Taylor Swift.

66. “She was a ray of sunshine, a warm summer rain, a bright fire on a cold winter’s day, and now she could be dead because she had tried to save the man she loved.”

- Grace Willows.

67. “Down there the nights are bright and nobody believes in the Devil.”

- Cornelia Funke, ‘Inkheart’.

68. “Don't ever let anyone put out your light because they are blinded by it.”

- Shannon L. Alder.

69. “Stuff that would be weird in the bright light of day just wasn't so much once you passed a certain hour.”

- Sarah Dessen, ‘Along For The Ride’.

70. “Your future is only as bright as your mind is open.”

- Rich Wilkins.

Inspirational Quotes On Life

Eyes are beautiful, bright mirrors of our actual feelings. Here we bring you some bright eye quotes as well as inspirational quotes on life that will win your heart.

71. “Now he was signed by pain. When he finally opened his eyes he saw, at the end of the narrow green path, dazzlingly bright light. There she is, he thought breathlessly, there she is. With a shout of joy and deliverance he plunged forward to meet the light.”

- Hella S. Haasse.

72. “Each moment of my life I was dreaming of how great I could be, and continued working hard. Each time I closed my eyes I could see me shining bright like a sun.”

- Kobe Bryant.

73. “Her eyes were bright and tender with a smile as they glanced up into his; and her lips looked hungry for the kiss which they invited.”

- Kate Chopin.

74. “Naturally I belonged to the bright and correct world, I was my parents' child; but wherever I turned my eyes and ears, the other world was there and I lived in it, too, even though it was often unfamiliar and uncanny to me.”

-  Hermann Hesse.

75. “His eyes glistened. I'd never seen eyes that bright or that green.”

- Rae Hachton.

76. “The risen sun too bright in her losing eyes.”

- John Green.

77. “You are so beautiful and bright. I can only see you in my dreams. When I open my eyes, you vanish into the sky.”

- Debasish Mridha.

78. “Close your eyes. Let a smile as big bright and bold as a disco chorus blaze across your face. Fall in love with the universe and everything in it. See yourself for one moment as the subject of every love song ever written.”

- J.C. Lillis.

79. “Loving you is like being ten years old again, scaling a tree with my eyes bright and skyward, wanting only to get higher and higher, without a thought of how I would get back down.”

- Lang Leav.

80. “That it doesn't matter if you live a billion years, or just a short handful like Jake. It's how bright you burn while living them that really matters, and Jake burned so bright it hurt my eyes.”

- Kate McCarthy, ‘Fighting Redemption’.

Inspirational Quotes On Need For Motivation

Inspiration is something that makes us do things that we never thought we could do. So, if you also wish to get inspired to achieve your goals then have a look at these inspirational quotes as well as bright quotes to fight-off all the darkness.

81. “Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.”

- Dennis P. Kimbro.

82. “There is no royal road to anything. One thing at a time, all things in succession. That which grows fast, withers as rapidly. That which grows slowly, endures.”

- Josiah Gilbert Holland.

83. “Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact.”

- William James.

84. “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.”

- Erma Bombeck.

85. “When I hear somebody sigh, ‘Life is hard,’ I am always tempted to ask, ‘Compared to what?”

- Sydney Harris.

Bright Quotes On Future

A bright future is something that people desire. Every person wants to have a bright future. So here are some of the most inspirational quotes on the future for you that will inspire you to make efforts for a bright future.

86. “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”

- Eleanor Roosevelt.

87. “Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”

- Søren Kierkegaard.

88. “The future depends on what we do in the present.”

- Mahatma Gandhi.

89. “Even if you fall on your face you’re still moving forward.”

- Victor Kiam.

90. “No matter how dirty your past is, your future is still spotless.”

- Drake.

91. “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backward. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something–your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever.”

- Steve Jobs.

92. “The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time.”

- Abraham Lincoln.

93. “Let the future tell the truth, and evaluate each one according to his work and accomplishments. The present is theirs; the future, for which I have really worked, is mine.”

- Nikola Tesla.

94. “The only thing we know about the future is that it will be different.”

- Peter Drucker.

95. “A speculator is a man who observes the future, and acts before it occurs.”

- Bernard Baruch.

Shine Bright Quotes

A person whose personality is vibrant and bright needs not attract anyone, instead, people are attracted to them themselves because of their bright personality. So, here are some of the best inspirational quotes to let you shine and bright quotes which will make your personality even brighter.

96. “The more light you allow within you the brighter the world you live in will be.”

- Shakti Gawain.

97. “Simply shine your light on the road ahead, and you are helping others to see their way out of darkness.”

- Katrina Mayer.

98. “Small lights have a way of being seen in a dark world.”

- Neal A. Maxwell.

99. “You playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightening about shrinking so others won’t feel insecure around you. As you let your own light shine, you indirectly give others permission to do the same.”

- Marianne Williamson.

100. “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.”

- Mary Anne Radmacher.

101. “Forgiveness is my function as the light of the world.”

- A Course In Miracles.

102. “Ours is the responsibility to keep our lights bright for others to see and follow.”

- Thomas S. Monson.

103. “There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light.”

- Vern P. Stanfill.

104. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.”

- Maya Angelou.

105. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.”

- Edith Wharton.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for bright quotes, then why not take a look at sunshine quotes, or let your light shine quotes.

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Written by Supriya Jain

Bachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

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Supriya JainBachelor of Commerce, Master of Business Administration specializing in Marketing

As a skilled member of the Kidadl team, Shruti brings extensive experience and expertise in professional content writing. With a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Punjab University and an MBA in Business Administration from IMT Nagpur, Shruti has worked in diverse roles such as sales intern, content writer, executive trainee, and business development consultant. Her exceptional writing skills cover a wide range of areas, including SOP, SEO, B2B/B2C, and academic content.

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