Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
James A. Baldwin
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
Quotes by Scottish authors
"Man cannot aspire if he looked down; if he rise, he must look up"
"Labor is still, and ever will be, the inevitable price set upon everything which is valuable"
"Yes, we're still five little people with a noisy attitude"
"When I'm on stage the savage in me is released. It's like going back to being a cave man. It takes me six hours to come down after a show"
"I wouldn't know any newer bands. We're past the pimple stage"
"We're a rock group. we're noisy, rowdy, sensational and weird"
"I'm sick to death of people saying we've made 11 albums that sounds exactly the same, Infact, we've made 12 albums that sound exactly the same"
"When we love anyone with our whole hearts, life begins when we are with that person; it is only in their company that we are really and truly alive"
"We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away"
"There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why"
"For the Christian, heaven is where Jesus is. We do not need to speculate on what heaven will be like. It is enough to know that we will be for ever with Him"
"A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing"
"Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are"
"God himself took this human flesh upon him"
"Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory"
"But the best definition of it is to say that heaven is that state where we will always be with Jesus, and where nothing will separate us from Him any more"
"The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way"
"When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer"
"Love always involves responsibility, and love always involves sacrifice. And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared to face His task and to take up His Cross"
"If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction that Jesus Christ is Lord, he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly accepts things can never reach"
"In the time we have it is surely our duty to do all the good we can to all the people we can in all the ways we can"
"That's the main thing that attracts me - characters who have big journeys. I like playing those people"
"I was talking to one of my aunties at Christmas and she said she didn't think it was ever in my nature to go against the grain, that I was always a good boy. I think she was right - I did always want to be good"
"I always believed that I never wanted to be an actor. I only did it because I was allowed to do it and I had to do something"
"I take a lot of pride in being myself. I'm comfortable with who I am"
"I kind of embarked on a fruitless search to find information about my character, Frederick Aiken. And it was fruitless, unfortunately, because there's so little about him"
"Because technically actors are just public servants really. They just tell stories because people need to be told stories. That's all it is. And yet we get treated as though we're important"
"I remember that it was never that difficult for me to get a director to look up and pay attention to me. Mind you, I don't know if that's necessarily charm. But I've played roles where my character has to be charming and I've found it quite easy to do. I think some of it is in my bones, but some of it is more deliberate"
"I also really liked playing Mr. Tumnus in 'Narnia'. I got to play my favorite character in children's literature, which I loved. You don't get the chance to do that in other jobs"