Abdul Qadeer Khan
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
James Lane Allen
Jerry B. Jenkins
Linda M. Godwin
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Quotes \ Top 50 Quotes
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"
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
"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"
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
"I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza"
"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
"I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services"
"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law"
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
"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"
"A light heart lives long"
"My pride fell with my fortunes"
"I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster"
"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"
"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"
"I was the least Pop of all the Pop artists"
"People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"Love is like war: easy to begin but very hard to stop"
"I've been called many names like perfectionist, difficult and obsessive. I think it takes obsession, takes searching for the details for any artist to be good"
"We all know that art is not truth. Art is lie that makes us realise truth"
"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"
"I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market, except porn, of course"
"The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas"
"The uninitiated have real questions and valid concerns over how the things of God appear to them"
"Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes"
"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
"I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"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"
"But I don't need to use politics as a way of making money"
"Some people like to paint trees. I like to paint love. I find it more meaningful than painting trees"
"The Universe is one great kindergarten for man. Everything that exists has brought with it its own peculiar lesson"
"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"
"The way of life is not as easy as some people think... like me"
"I put off writing the first Left Behind book for a year because I got invited to assist Billy Graham in his memoirs, and had we known what we were putting off for a year, we might not have put it off"
"When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer"
"Boys will be boys, and so will a lot of middle-aged men"
"As much as I'd like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don't really believe it can happen"