75+ Best Lighthouse Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Lighthouse is a structure with a powerful light that gives a continuous or intermittent signal to navigators. Inspirational lighthouse quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

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Famous Lighthouse Quotes

The lighthouse does great service to humanity, yet it is the slave of those who trim the lamps. – Alice Wellington Rollins

Our light shall burn the pathway to the stars.

Is the beam from a lighthouse affected by howling wind and rain? It remains perfectly steadfast and unaffected by the storm. Your true self is like that. Nothing can ever harm you once you are consciously aware that it is so. – Vernon Howard

Lighthouses are endlessly suggestive signifiers of both human isolation and our ultimate connectedness to each other. – Virginia Woolf

The scars you share become lighthouses for other people who are headed to the same rocks you hit. – Unkown

Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell. – Elinor Dewire

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Inside my empty bottle, I was constructing a lighthouse while all the others were making ships. – Charles Simic

The love within them shone as brightly as the lighthouse beam on the darkest, stormiest night. It broke through her confusion and heartache and filled her with a warm glow. – Jody Hedlund

Lighthouses don’t go running all over an island looking for boats to save; they just stand there shining. – Anne Lamott

At the foot of the lighthouse, it is dark. – Japanese

Lighthouses don’t get all wobbly when the weather gets rough; they just stand there shining. – Unkown

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

Look to the lighthouse of the Lord. There is no fog so dense, no night so dark, no gale so strong, no mariner so lost but what its beacon light can rescue. – Thomas S Monson

I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness. – Jim Carrey

If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you! – Mehmet Murat ildan

When we buried my mother, some of the light went out of me, and it seemed proper that I should go and live in a place where all the light shone outwards and none of it was there for us. – Jeanette Winterson

Don’t forget that maybe you are the lighthouse in someone’s storm. – Unkown

It was as if she lived only on clear, salty air, and when the day came for her to pass away, she would probably do exactly that. Just take a step to one side. Dissolve into a north-westerly wind as it whirled around the lighthouse at North Point, then out across the sea. – John Ajvide Lindqvist

I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve. – George Bernard Shaw

Every lighthouse knows that when the giant waves come, no one will help! And when you know that no one will help you, you fight more seriously! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. – Benjamin Franklin

You have to scuba dive in the Alexandrian harbor if you want to see what remains of the lighthouse of Cleopatra’s day, and the water in the Alexandrian harbor is not really something you want to come into contact with. – Stacy Schiff

Short Lighthouse Quotes

If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Anything for the quick life, as the man said when he took the situation at the lighthouse. – Charles Dickens

If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you! – Mehmet Murat ildan

Man must behave like a lighthouse; he must shine day and night for the goodness of everyman. – Mehmet Murat ildan

We go by the lighthouse; paddle out. After we got out, we paddled way down to get the biggest peak. – George Downing

I wish to spend a lifetime near a lighthouse where loneliness will be the glimmer of luminous prancing upon ocean waves… rising and falling only for my breathing. – Munia Khan

The lighthouse of the Lord beckons to all as we sail the seas of life. – Thomas S Monson

I can think of no other edifice constructed by man as altruistic as a lighthouse. They were built only to serve.” -George Bernard Shaw

Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse. – Japanese Proverb

By spreading knowledge you can live forever. You can be the lighthouse that guides people to safety; a light in the darkest of times. – Zachariah Renfro

A lighthouse doesn’t save the ships; it doesn’t go out and rescue them, it’s just this pillar that helps to guide people home. – Lea Michele

He slept that night thinking of loves and lighthouses. That one love might shine to bring all loves home. – Jamie O’Neill

Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. – E.P. Whipple

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef. – Proverb

Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. – Benjamin Franklin

I am lighthouse rather than lifeboat. I do not rescue, but instead help others to find their own way to shore, guiding them by my example. – Unkown

The dip of the light meant that the island itself was always left in darkness. A lighthouse is for others; powerless to illuminate the space closest to it. – M.L. Steadman

If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you! ― Mehmet Murat Ildan

Look to the lighthouse of the Lord. There is no fog so dense, no night so dark, no gale so strong, no mariner so lost but what its beacon light can rescue. – Thomas S Monson

Stop turning every others battle into yours. Sometimes amidst of all the wars, all you need to become is the lighthouse, not the sword. – Akshay Vasu

To be a lighthouse, you must be strong enough to resist every kind of storm, to every kind of loneliness and you must have a powerful light inside you! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

Once the lighthouse is seen, the rest of the sea is ignored. – Terri Guillemets

Like a simple little lighthouse, my true ideal is to just be… having no trace of seeking, desiring, imitating, or striving, only light and peace. – Bodhi Smith

Friends are like lighthouses, with the sources of light coming from their hearts. – Tom Baker

Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck – Immanuel Kant

A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light! It just gives it without thinking! Giving light is its nature! – Mehmet Murat ildan

A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef.

Are you looking for a lighthouse? Let me give you an advice: when you improve your own mind, you become your very own lighthouse! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

She is like a revolving lighthouse; pitch darkness alternating with a dazzling brilliance! – Henry James

Inspirational Lighthouse Quotes

Open your eyes and look around carefully at the moments when you think you have failed, because the lighthouse of the success mysteriously appears amongst the fog at those very moments! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

A True Friend who leaves heartfelt messages, can be a lighthouse to others, sharing light and truth, which comes from their heart. – Tom Baker

Some people are destined to be a lighthouse for a lost comrade. – Erin Forbes

At some time, often when we least expect it, we all have to face overwhelming challenges. When the unthinkable happens, the lighthouse is hope. Once we find it, we must cling to it with absolute determination. When we have hope, we discover powers within ourselves we may have never known- the power to make sacrifices, to endure, to heal, and to love. Once we choose hope, everything is possible. – Christopher Reeve

It’s about how you’re like a lighthouse, always searching far into the distance. But the thing you’re looking for is usually close to you and always has been. That’s why you have to look within yourself to find answers instead of searching beyond. – Susane Colasanti

The Lighthouse was then a silvery, misty-looking tower with a yellow eye, that opened suddenly, and softly in the evening. Now- James looked at the Lighthouse. He could see the white-washed rocks; the tower, stark and straight; he could see that it was barred with black and white; he could see windows in it; he could even see washing spread on the rocks to dry. So that was the Lighthouse, was it? No, the other was also the Lighthouse. For nothing was simply one thing. The other Lighthouse was true too. – Virginia Woolf

A good book is a lighthouse; a wise man is a lighthouse; conscience is a lighthouse; compassion is a lighthouse; science is a lighthouse! They all show us the true path! Keep them in your life and remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

The trouble with drowning in the mess of your own life is that you’re not in any shape to save anyone else. You can’t be a lighthouse when you’re underwater yourself. – Unknown

How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Where are we? Help me to recollect! – The Lighthouse

If you open your eyes very wide and look around you carefully, you will always see a lighthouse which will lead you to the right path! Just watch around you carefully! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

He’s the One I always run to / When the waves won’t let me be / The lighthouse that I turn to / On a rough and troubled sea.

Don’t ever let anyone put out your light because they are blinded by it.

The tranquil moonlit waters of the Chesapeake Bay belie its perilous course. Colonists quickly realized that prosperity from the commerce this and other waterways afforded would come at great risk. Lighthouses were desperately needed, but nearly two centuries would pass before the first sentinels lit the New World. – Elinor DeWire, Lighthouses of the Mid-Atlantic Coast

And fair across to where we know / The shelving sea cliffs are— / The lighthouse, with a still faint glow, / Beneath a twinkling star.

What does a lighthouse do? I ask myself. It never moves. It cannot hike up its rocky skirt and dash into the ocean to rescue the foundering ship. It cannot calm the waters or clear the shoals. It can only cast light into the darkness. It can only point the way. Yet, through one lighthouse, you guide many ships. Show this old lighthouse the way. –Lisa Wingate

Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse; that’s the story I want to tell.

The dip of the light meant that the island itself was always left in darkness. A lighthouse is for others; powerless to illuminate the space closest to it.

It might have been the lighthouse spark / Some sailor, rowing in the dark, / Had importuned to see!

Stop turning every others battle into yours. Sometimes amidst of all the wars, all you need to become is the lighthouse, not the sword.

The sea is noisy and wavy. / my boat bobs as i am splashed with / seaweed. the lofty lighthouse / illuminates the land that lies eastward.

Some people are destined to be a lighthouse for a lost comrade.

The lighthouse shines across the sea; / The homing fieldfares sing for glee: / ‘Behold the shore!

The best place for puffin watching is Sumburgh Head, at the south end of the Shetland mainland. There used to be a lighthouse there, but it’s now a visitor center and gallery; they run a webcam, so you can check on the muffins in advance. – Ann Cleeves

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