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100 Lighthouse Quotes To Light Your Path in Life

Last Updated: March 6, 2023 by Team

A lighthouse is a tower that emits bright light from its top and is considered a sign of positivity as it guides the people in the right direction. In the earlier days, ships relied a lot on lighthouses to find their movements in the dark when exploring the ocean.

Since then, lighthouses have evolved into a symbol of hope and guidance in the lives of others.

In this post, you will find some very famous and inspirational quotes and sayings related to the lighthouse. Read on to enjoy and also get some guidance in your life.

Lighthouse Quotes To Light Your Way In Life And Love

Top 10 Lighthouses Quotes

“You were my lighthouse when I was lost at sea without you, I would never have found me.” – Gemma Troy

“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

“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

“What pioneer ever had chart and a lighthouse to steer by?” – Navjot Singh Sidhu

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

“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

“Unbelievable scenery, with the backdrop of the Lighthouse and the boats. Great place to come out and enjoy some good times with friends.” – Merv Adams

“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

“The past is a lighthouse not a port.” – Russian Proverb

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

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“A lighthouse keeps sailors from danger, to navigate from danger out there. The light is a comforting thing to see.” – Catherine Drinker Bowen

“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 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

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

“The light of a lighthouse is not judged by its intensity, but by the faithfulness of its rotation.” – J. M. Barrie

“A lighthouse is a way of giving back to the world that which it gave us: a home.” – Alan Kozlowski

“The lighthouse stands on the edge of the known and the unknown, casting its beacon of light into the darkness.” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie

“A lighthouse doesn’t discriminate between the ships it saves, it just goes on shining.” – Anne Lamott

“The lighthouse beam has become an archetype of human hope and steadfastness.” – E. O. Wilson

A lighthouse is not interested in who gets its light. It just gives it without thinking. Giving light is its nature.

Inspirational Lighthouses Quotes

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“You will finally have dignity when you realize that you are not on the path, but have become the path for others.”

“You think you’re so high and mighty just because you’re a damned lighthouse keeper?”

“We are the captains of our own ships sailing the sea of life, but in times of a stormy weather, you will discover true friends when they don’t hesitate to be a lighthouse.”

“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

“The lighthouse that stands unintentionally stoic and tall and lights the way for those out at sea.” – Buffy Sammons

“The light is mine.”

“The library is every child’s lighthouse. It is every person’s sanctuary. It is every town and county’s fortress in the face of ignorance, intrusion, and bad behaviour.”

“Somewhat of goodness, something true From sun and spirit shining through All faiths, all worlds, as through the dark Of ocean shines the lighthouse spark, Attests the presence everywhere Of love and providential care.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

“Some women are built by the fire. Yet, there are some that are the FIRE!”

“Some people in our life are like a lighthouse. They guide us to safety as we navigate the coast.” – Mohammed Sekouty

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

“Skepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse.” – Henry Ward Beecher

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

“Lighthouses are more helpful than churches.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

“Let no man imagine that he has no influence. Whoever he may be, and wherever he may be placed, the man who thinks becomes a light and a power.”

“Let hope be your Lighthouse, beckoning you through stormy seas.” – Jessica De La Davies

“Leadership should be like a light-house; unwavering, assuring, constant and most of all, a bearer of light to show the way, come rain or shine.”

“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

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

“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

“If you close your eyes, no lighthouse can help you!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“If you can’t survive in this world, you had better make a world of your own.” – Jeanette Winterson

“If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide; if you hide, you cannot be a lighthouse!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“I’ve seen you sparring with a gull. Best leave them be. Bad luck to kill a sea bird.” – The Lighthouse

“I’m damn-well wedded to this here light, and she’s been a finer, truer, quieter wife than any alive-blooded woman.” – The Lighthouse

“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

“I sit here for hours. It’s like sitting amongst lighthouses, each lighthouse giving you a bearing on lost spaces of time.”

“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

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

“For me, a writer should be more like a lighthouse keeper, just out there by himself. He shouldn’t get his ideas from other people all around him.”

“For anarchy to succeed or simply to advance towards its success it must be conceived not only as a lighthouse which illuminates and attracts, but as something possible and attainable, not in centuries to come, but in a relatively short time and without relying on miracles.”

“Every man should use his intellect, not as he uses his lamp in the study, only for his own seeing, but as the lighthouse uses its lamps, that those afar off on the seas may see the shining, and learn their way.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“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

“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

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

“Be a lighthouse. Shine for others when they are in darkness.”

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

“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

“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

“Anything’ for a quiet life, as the man said when he took the situation at the Lighthouse.” – Charles Dickens

“A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea.” – Dutch Proverb

“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 to remain safe in the rocky and dark waters of life!” – Mehmet Murat Ildan

“A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef.” – Navjot Singh Sidhu

“Let these eyes be a lighthouse. Let these arms be a safe harbor. Let this heart be a long awaited shore.”

When you start to feel lost and the darkness becomes all consuming. Look out for your lighthouse on the horizone. It's light will safely guide you to where you need to be.

Lighthouses Quotes About Love

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“She pulled off Virginia Woolf’s ‘To the Lighthouse’ and settled down in a comfortable leather chair by the fire to read.” – Lucinda Riley

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

“She [did feel] made aware of the pettiness of some part of her, and of human relations how flawed they are, how despicable, how self-seeking, at their best.” – Virginia Woolf

“Seek not a lighthouse greater than the human mind! Believe not the existence of an emotion nobler than the compassion!”

“Our light shall burn the pathway to the stars.”

“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

“Love is like a lighthouse, a beacon in the dark. When you lose the path that lights your way, you feel that you have died, but I assure you, you have not.”

“Just like any man – Trying to settle down quiet-like with some earnings.” – The Lighthouse

“Its up to you, its up to me to be the Lighthouse, they should know they’re not alone. So shine so they can see the Lighthouse and find their way back home.”

“It’s the calm before the storm, Winslow.” – Thomas

“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

“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

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

Lighthouses Quotes About Life

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“The Witch’ was very well planned, but ‘The Lighthouse’ was so much more so.”

“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.”

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

“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

“The Lighthouse’ isn’t scary. A few people have said it is, but I don’t think it is.”

“The Lighthouse: The rocky ledge runs far into the sea, and on its outer point, some miles away…a pillar of fire by night, of cloud by day.”

“The Lighthouse was then a silvery, misty-looking tower with a yellow eye, that opened suddenly, and softly in the evening.”

“The isolation spins its mysterious cocoon, focusing the mind on one place, one time, one rhythm – the turning of the light.”

“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

“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

“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

“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.”

“I am a lighthouse worn by the weather and the waves. I keep my lamp lit to warn the sailors on their way.” – Nickel Creek

“How long have we been on this rock? Five weeks? Two days? Where are we?”

“He’s the One I always run to…The lighthouse that I turn to.” – Mario William Vitale

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

“He lay on his chair with his hands clasped above his paunch not reading, or sleeping, but basking like a creature gorged with existence.” – Virginia Wolfe

“Grief does not expire like a candle or the beacon on a lighthouse. It simply changes temperature.”

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

“Don’t forget that maybe you are the lighthouse in someone’s storm.”

“Don’t ever let anyone put out your light because they are blinded by it.” – Shannon L. Alder

“Doldrums. Doldrums. Eviler than the devil. Boredom makes men to villains.” – The Lighthouse

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

“And it was a most remarkable, a most moving glance, as if for a moment a lighthouse had looked at me.” – Ford Madox Ford

“About here, she thought, dabbling her fingers in the water, a ship had sunk, and she muttered, dreamily half asleep, how we perished, each alone.” – Virginia Wolfe

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

Friends are like lighthouse with the sources of light coming from their hearts.

Lighthouses Quotes About God

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

“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

“God built lighthouses to see people through storms. Then he built storms to remind people to find lighthouses.” – Shannon L. Alder

“God is the foundation of the lighthouse, providing strength and stability to withstand the storms of life.”

“God is the keeper of the lighthouse, always watching over us and guiding us on our journey.”

“God is the rock upon which the lighthouse stands, providing a firm foundation and unshakable support.”

“God is the light that guides us to safety, the strength that sustains us, and the love that surrounds us.”

“God is the lighthouse that guides us through the storms of life.”

If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer

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