Arnold H. Glasgow
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 \ Top 50 Quotes
Top 50 Quotes
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"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"
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
"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"
"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"
"Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair"
"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
"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"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
"I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza"
"If you don't have talent or preparation for whatever you want to do, you will not be successful in anything"
"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
"Hate is more lasting than dislike"
"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
"Do not just look at your boyfriend as just a boyfriend. Look at him as a friend, too"
"Happy is the person who knows what to remember of the past, what to enjoy in the present, and what to plan for in the future"
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"Advice in old age is foolish; for what can be more absurd than to increase our provisions for the road the nearer we approach to our journey's end"
"A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money"
"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law"
"Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that's a pity"
"One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again"
"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
"A light heart lives long"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"My pride fell with my fortunes"
"I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"After thirty, a body has a mind of its own"
"In youth we run into difficulties. In old age difficulties run into us"
"The only time you mustn't fail is the last time you try"
"Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes"
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is lie that makes us realise truth"
"I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up"
"The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson"
"Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now"
"Actually 'Soon' has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more"
"But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money"
"The beloved of the Almighty are: the rich who have the humility of the poor, and the poor who have the magnanimity of the rich"
"The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas"
"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"