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" A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. "
" Be able to blow out a dinner candle without sending wax flying across the table. "
Marilyn vos Savant
" Because I worked as a newspaper reporter for about 14 years before attempting my first novel, I learned to write under almost any circumstances- by candle light, in longhand, in African villages where there was no power, under shelling in Kurdistan. "
" Before a big event, I usually go to church and light a candle for St. Sebastian, who is the patron saint of athletes. "
" Before bed, I read a book or flip on the radio - I'm not picky, I'll just turn it on and see what comes up. I burn a yummy lavender- scented candle. "
" Burn not thy fingers to snuff another man's candle. "
" Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle's light. "
" Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning. "
William Arthur Ward
" Every candle that gets lit in the dark room must feel a little rejection from the darkness around it, but the last thing I want from those who hold a different world view to me is to accept me. "
" Excuse my scribbling, it is late, and I have a poor candle. "
" For me, the end of childhood came when the number of candles on my birthday cake no longer reflected my age, around 19 or 20. From then on, each candle came to represent an entire decade. "
" How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. "
" I am, in fact, a candle salesperson's worst nightmare - or dream come true, depending on the salesperson. "
" I am into the candle business, have a home store, The White Window, and interior designing is my primary occupation, though writing now seems to have become better known. "
" I burned down my dorm room freshman year. I was that kid. When you live in small quarters with two guys, the smell in the room starts to take over a little bit. So we decided we wanted our room to smell like fresh baked cookies. So we order a cookie-dough-scented candle off eBay, and then we accidentally burn our room down with that candle. "
" I couldn't hold a candle to how adventurous Steve was. He found life intoxicating, and he was just in awe of every living creature. "
" I did candles because I wanted a candle to put in my home. I couldn't find one I liked. "
" I don't hold any candle for drama versus comedy. "
" I hate birthdays. I hate birthday parties. I hate them. I don't know what it is, anybody's only got to come wafting near me with a piece of cake with a candle on and I break out in hives. "
" I have a candle permanently on my Jacuzzi because I love me some candles. "
" I have no fear that the candle lighted in Palestine years ago will ever be put out. "
" I have not been part of an active counterculture movement, as it is not the approach that I have personally pursued to create a qualitatively beneficial and meaningful impact on society. Perhaps, my belief is along the old saying that 'it is always better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.' "
" I have way too many candles. There's always a candle burning at home. "
" I hold no candle for George Osborne whatsoever. He has no strategic skills, is a hopeless chancellor, has no idea how most people have to live and his policies are failing and hurting millions. "
" I like to see the world from different levels. Even when I'm making a candle or designing a piece, I like to sit on the floor to polish or make it from scratch. I haven't seen really tough times, but my husband has come up the hard way. He has even seen poverty. "
" I'm the least spiritual person in the world. I can't even abide a smelly candle. I know it's meant to make me relax, and that immediately makes my hackles rise. "
" I observed a man sourcing candle wax from South America and selling it to Japan. I thought: 'That's unbelievable. Talking on the phone in his office, that man made money moving candle wax from one country to another.' It really interested me. "
" I remember when the candle shop burned down. Everyone stood around singing 'Happy Birthday.' "
" I think a fictional invention grows according to its own development, not the author's. Characters in fiction are not simply as alive as you and me, they are more alive. Becky Sharp, Elizabeth Bennett, and Don Quixote may not outlive the burning out of the sun, but they will certainly outlive the brief candle of our lives. "
" I think there's something in the human psyche that we're titillated by the person who flies too close to the candle and their wings get singed. "
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