30+ Lighthouse Quotes and Sayings to Guide Your Life

Life can be a rocky road with unforeseen twists and turns.

We all need a guiding light to assist us navigate through the darkness at these times.

Lighthouse quotes and sayings may serve as a beacon of hope and inspiration to keep us on track.

These wise persons’ profound words may help us concentrate on what is actually essential and bring us to a more satisfying existence.

Lighthouse Quotes

A ship on the beach is a lighthouse to the sea. ~ Dutch Proverb.


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

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

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

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

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.

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

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Best Lighthouse Quotes

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

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.


Lighthouses are more helpful than churches. ~ Benjamin Franklin.

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

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.

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

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.

Top Lighthouse Quotes

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

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

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

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. ~ Lisa Wingate.


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

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.

Powerful Lighthouse Quotes

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.

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

Let these eyes be a lighthouse. Let these arms be a safe harbor. Let this heart be a long awaited shore. ~ Tiffany Aurora.

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

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

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.

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


Skepticism is a barren coast, without a harbor or lighthouse. ~ Henry Ward Beecher.

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

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

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  1. 126 Lighthouse Quotes that Apply to Life | Everyday Power
  2. Lighthouses Quotes – Goodreads
  3. 64 Lighthouse Quotes To Light Your Path in Life – Kidadl
  4. 100 Lighthouse Quotes To Light Your Path in Life
  5. 65 Lighthouse Quotes On Success In Life – OverallMotivation
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