Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes by Australian authors
"Everyone has a right to a university degree in America, even if it's in Hamburger Technology"
"Disco dancing is just the steady thump of a giant moron knocking in an endless nail"
"I always felt free when I ran. I suppose that's what was good about it"
"I realised from a very early age that God gave me a gift, and that gift was to run, and I wanted to use it to the best of my ability"
"My salvation was a free gift. I didn't have to work for it and it's better than any gold medal that I've ever won"
"The integral part of being a star is having the will to win. All the champions have it"
"Everything I did that required effort, I opened my mouth. Even to catch a ball, I opened my mouth"
"You've got to stick at a thing, a particular thing, until you succeed.I feel that's the only way to succeed - by concentrating on something in particular. Once you know what you've got to do you will succeed, you will succeed"
"I feel that I'm at my best as a person and that I'm coming home when I walk on to a set, or on to a stage, so if I can perform in one way or another I think I'll be okay"
"Women are incredible in groups together. Terrifying. Men have nothing on them"
"Kittens are wide-eyed, soft and sweet. With needles in their jaws and feet"
"In the '50s, a lot of girls never saw beyond the wedding day"
"All societies on the verge of death are masculine. A society can survive with only one man; no society will survive a shortage of women"
"Architecture is not an inspirational business, it's a rational procedure to do sensible and hopefully beautiful things; that's all"
"Anyone afraid of what he thinks television does to the world is probably just afraid of the world"
"Even in moments of tranquility, Murray Walker sounds like a man whose trousers are on fire"
"It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are"
"Whoever called snooker 'chess with balls' was rude, but right"
"A life without fame can be a good life, but fame without a life is no life at all"
"She was good at playing abstract confusion in the same way that a midget is good at being short"
"No way did I ever think I was going to win the 100m"
"My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life. We were always taught to respect things and other people. It's so different today, because children are just not taught the right way"
"My favourite event was the 200m, so as I won the 100m, I thought it was possible I'd win the 200m"
"Trust in yourself. Your perceptions are often far more accurate than you are willing to believe"
"The crew are the faces you see every morning and last at night before you go home. I spend more time with those people than I do with my friends and family, so they're forever a part of you and who you become as an actor so I hope I see them again"
"My boyfriend's idea of a lesson was to take me on a black diamond run in the middle of a hail storm and say, 'Go!' Ski patrol had to escort me to another lift to get me down the mountain. No, that wasn't humiliating, not at all"
"One of the difficulties of not knowing for so long whether we were doing a fifth season or not was that we weren't really allowed to go out shopping for work"
"People told me, when I was coming through the ranks, that a mark of a great actor is one who deals with the period of unemployment as well as they deal with the period of employment"
"You know sometimes I just want to curl up on stage and lie there for a while - it's weird"
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