Arnold H. Glasgow
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Corrie Ten Boom
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"
"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
"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"
"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"
"All diseases run into one, old age"
"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"
"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
"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"
"Do not just look at your boyfriend as just a boyfriend. Look at him as a friend, too"
"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
"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"
"Hate is more lasting than dislike"
"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"
"An archaeologist is the best husband a woman can have. The older she gets the more interested he is in her"
"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"
"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
"I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services"
"A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money"
"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"
"A light heart lives long"
"Bashfulness is an ornament to youth, but a reproach to old age"
"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law"
"My pride fell with my fortunes"
"After thirty, a body has a mind of its own"
"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
"I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market, except porn, of course"
"In youth the days are short and the years are long. In old age the years are short and day's long"
"After you're older, two things are possibly more important than any others: health and money"
"Like everyone else who makes the mistake of getting older, I begin each day with coffee and obituaries"
"People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages"
"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength"
"I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster"
"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"
"They do not understand Islam, and I think that is one area where perhaps I hope one day I will play a role in actually making people understand what we perceive Islam to be"
"I've had a chance to fly a lot of different airplanes, but it was nothing like the shuttle ride"
"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting"