Famous quotes containing the word lamps:
“Be dressed for action and have your lamps lit...”
—Bible: New Testament, Luke 12:35.
“Late hours, nocturnal cigars, and midnight drinkings, pleasurable though they may be, consume too quickly the free-flowing lamps of youth, and are fatal at once to the husbanded candle-ends of age.”
—Anthony Trollope (18151882)
“He certainly must be a son of Aurora to whom the sun looms, when there are so many millions to whom it glooms rather, or who will never see it till an hour after it has risen. But it behooves us old stagers to keep our lamps trimmed and burning to the last, and not trust to the suns looming.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)