Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes by American authors
"Sports serve society by providing vivid examples of excellence"
"I fear it's because religion is man's attempt to reach God, and when he feels he has succeeded, he cannot abide anyone else's claim to have done the same"
"There was a great deal of peer recognition to be gained in elementary school by being able to draw well. One girl could draw horses so well, she was looked upon as a kind of sorceress"
"If you wanna cry ..use tissue paper not your fb status"
"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
"The nice part about being a pessimist is that you are constantly being either proven right or pleasantly surprised"
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
"One who understands much displays a greater simplicity of character than one who understands little"
"Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child"
"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"We are all inventors, each sailing out on a voyage of discovery, guided each by a private chart, of which there is no duplicate. The world is all gates, all opportunities"
"Happiness depends more on the inward disposition of mind than on outward circumstances"
"Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days"
"Men's best successes come after their disappointments"
"When one door of happiness closes, another opens, but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one that has been opened for us"
"The art of being wise is knowing what to overlook"
"Happiness is not a state to arrive at, but a manner of traveling"
"A failure is a man who has blundered, but is not able to cash in the experience"
"If you aren't going all the way, why go at all?"
"It isn't hard to be good from time to time in sports. What's tough is being good every day"
"You're happiest while you're making the greatest contribution"
"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
"Seek the lofty by reading, hearing and seeing great work at some moment every day"
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