Illuminating the Meaning of Light

Light is a powerful motivator. It can inspire us to seek beauty, encourage us to persevere, and illuminate the warmth in our lives. “Lighting the darkness” can mean anything from simply flipping a switch to reminding ourselves of the warmth and love in our lives.

At Southern Nights Illuminations, we’re experts at the artistry of creating bright, functional nightscapes. But sometimes its worthwhile to step back and remember just what light means. Take a look at our favorite inspiring quotes about lighting.

Our Favorite Quotes About Light

  • light and landscapes - sun breaking through clouds“Let there be light.” It’s telling that the world begins with a light breaking through the void. Genesis 1:3-4 illuminates the creation of light, even before the universe was formed. It’s no wonder that we have such an intrinsic desire to light up the world around us.
  • “It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “Happiness can be found even in the darkest times if one only remembers to turn on the light.” J.K. Rowling uses the metaphor of light to give hope to those struggling through dark times.
  • “A blessing is a circle of light drawn around a person to protect, heal, and strengthen.” John O’Donohue articulates the power of light, both physically and metaphorically, in our lives. A circle of illumination creates warmth, welcome, and safety for those who rest in it.
  • “I really just want to be that warm, yellow light that pours over everyone I love.” – Conor Oberst

Outdoor lighting provides more than just inspiration. It’s a refuge from nighttime hazards, a bright stage to entertain, and a warm space to bask in the love of family and friends. Light up your world with custom-designed outdoor lighting from Southern Nights Illuminations.

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