Top 50 Quotes


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"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"
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"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage"
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"What most persons consider as virtue, after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy"
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"Art is the only way to run away without leaving home"
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"I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head"
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"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"
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"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"
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"There can be many different views of what Heaven is like, because Heaven is whatever makes each person eternally and fully happy"
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"People think of the inventor as a screwball, but no one ever asks the inventor what he thinks of other people"
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"I think of my peace paintings as one long poem, with each painting being a single stanza"
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"Housework can't kill you, but why take a chance?"
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"I don't see success as the goal. Obedience is the goal"
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"What I perceive, is above all justice, where everyone has the same law"
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"Do not just look at your boyfriend as just a boyfriend. Look at him as a friend, too"
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"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age"
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"I feel an independent accountability commission should audit all government services"
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"We pay when old for the excesses of youth"
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"If at first you don't succeed, try, try again"
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"The first object of my endeavours was the means to become perfect and happy"
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"Following my muse has worked out pretty well so far. I can't see any reason to change the formula now"
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"We all know that art is not truth. Art is lie that makes us realise truth"
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"Superstition is foolish, childish, primitive and irrational - but how much does it cost you to knock on wood?"
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"Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair"
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"After thirty, a body has a mind of its own"
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"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"
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"I regret not having had more time with my kids when they were growing up"
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"Some people like to paint trees. I like to paint love. I find it more meaningful than painting trees"
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"Work spares us from three evils: boredom, vice, and need"
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"I was raised in a Christian home and, in fact, my mother led me to Christ as a youngster"
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"Success is a journey, not a destination"
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"Some artists claim praise is irrelevant in measuring the success of art, but I think it's quite relevant. Besides, it makes me feel great"
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"As much as I'd like to meet the tooth fairy on an evening walk, I don't really believe it can happen"
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"The Polar Express is about faith, and the power of imagination to sustain faith. It's also about the desire to reside in a world where magic can happen, the kind of world we all believed in as children, but one that disappears as we grow older"
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"The opportunity to create a small world between two pieces of cardboard, where time exists yet stands still, where people talk and I tell them what to say, is exciting and rewarding"
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"Books that do a tenth of what Left Behind has done are smashing successes"
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"Actually 'Soon' has more than the Left Behind series, but I really believe less is more"
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"Physical strength in a woman - that's what I am"
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"Every human life is a fairy tale written by the finger of God"
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"Hate is more lasting than dislike"
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"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"
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"A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"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"
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"I think all fiction should be fair game for the Christian market, except porn, of course"