Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Top 50 Quotes
"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"
"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"
"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
"The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them"
"I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza"
"Left Behind takes what to some people may be unbelievable predictions from the Bible and shows how they might play out. It makes the events of biblical prophecy understandable and thus believable"
"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages"
"The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson"
"I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services"
"I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market, except porn, of course"
"At first, I see pictures of a story in my mind. Then creating the story comes from asking questions of myself. I guess you might call it the 'what if - what then' approach to writing and illustration"
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
"While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed"
"SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net"
"Actually 'Soon' has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more"
"A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money"
"I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster"
"Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes"
"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law"
"While writing my first 90 books, I was magazine editor, publisher, book publisher, executive, etc., so I was established in publishing. three of my seven or so books were biographies of sports stars and really opened doors for me in that area"
"My pride fell with my fortunes"
"A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money"
"As for dialogue, I think it keeps things moving to cut to the chase"
"If you want to be a successful runner, you have to consider everything. It's no good just thinking about endurance and not to develop fine speed"
"If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him"
"The way of life is not as easy as some people think... like me"
"My dream remains to inform and entertain through fiction in the form of novels and movies that compete in the marketplace of ideas"
"To me there has never been a higher source of earthly honor or distinction than that connected with advances in science"
"In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did"
"Problems are the price of progress. Don't bring me anything but trouble. Good news weakens me"
"A light heart lives long"
"I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up"
"I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride"
"As I approve of a youth that has something of the old man in him, so I am no less pleased with an old man that has something of the youth. He that follows this rule may be old in body, but can never be so in mind"
"The Dick, Jane, and Spot primers have gone to that bookshelf in the sky. I have, in some ways, a tender feeling toward them, so I think it's for the best"