70 Lighthouse Quotes To Light Your Way In Life And Love

Looking for inspirational quotes about lighthouse that apply to love and life? We have rounded up the best collection of lighthouse quotes, sayings, phrases, captions for Instagram, status messages, (with images and pictures) to light your path in life.

A lighthouse is a tall building or tower with a bright light at the top to guide and help ships and mariners find their way in the right direction and avoid trouble.

The lighthouse analogies are used as a sign of positivity and guiding light in love, life, friendship and other aspects of life.

These lighthouse quotes are motivational which will help you explore for strength within rather than depending on someone else.

Don’t forget to also check out these anchor quotes to keep your steady and grounded in life.

Also check out our collection of boat quotes and moral compass sayings to inspire you.

Inspirational Lighthouse Quotes

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

  2. “Darkness reigns at the foot of the lighthouse.”

  3. “The past is a lighthouse not a port.” – Russian Proverb                                                                       
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    lighthouse quotes about life

  4. “A fallen lighthouse is more dangerous than a reef.”

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

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

  7. “Once the lighthouse is seen, the rest of the sea is ignored.”

  8. “Skepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

  15. “Friends are like Lighthouses, with the sources of light coming from their hearts.”- Tom Baker                                                                                                                             
    lighthouse friendship quotes
    lighthouse friendship quotes

  16. “Man must behave like a lighthouse, he must shine day and night for the goodness of every man.”

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

  18. “Lighthouses are not just stone, brick, metal, and glass. There’s a human story at every lighthouse.”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  28. “If you are a lighthouse, you cannot hide yourself; if you hide yourself, you cannot be a lighthouse!”- Mehmet Murat ildan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  36. “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.”

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

  38. “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.”                                                 
    Lighthouse Sayings
    Lighthouse Sayings

  39. “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

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

  41. “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.”

  42. “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.”

  43. “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

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

  45. “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.”

  46. “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.”

  47. “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 behavior.”

  48. “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.”

  49. “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.”

  50. “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

  51. “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

  52. “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

  53. “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

  54. “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 – The Lighthouse’s Tale 

  55. “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

  56. “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

  57. “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

  58. “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

  59. “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

  60. “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

  61. “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

  62. “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

  63. “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.”

  64. “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

  65. “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

  66. “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

  67. “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

  68. “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

Earlier the ships near the coast relied a lot on lighthouses to find their directions in the dark when they are exploring the ocean.

Since then, lighthouses have evolved into a symbol of hope and guidance in the lives of mariners to avoid trouble in sea.

Many people also have lighthouse tattoo quotes drawn on their skin for constant motivation.

To help you achieve your highest potential these thought-provoking lighthouse quotes, sayings, collected from a variety of sources over the years to inspire you.

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