The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
If your world doesn't allow you to dream, move to one where you can.
Every one of us is, even from his mother's womb, a master craftsman of idols.
I wouldn't compare myself to any past Idol contestant, because I don't feel like I am like any of them. Maybe stories are cool but my story is different from most people's story. I don't like to compare myself to other people, I like to just be me.
As long as you want anything very much, especially more than you want God, it is an idol.
My idols are Richard Dreyfuss, Michael Keaton, John Goodman. Maybe that's what I want for me.
I have no idols. I admire work, dedication and competence.
A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
Franz Klammer was my great idol in my younger years.
'American Idol' has taken over my whole life.
Even though James Burton was my idol, I didn't think I could carry his shoes back then.
Every idol, if you scratch it, is a mirror. We worship ourselves.
These critics with the illusions they've created about artists - it's like idol worship. They only like people when they're on their way up... I cannot be on the way up again.
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
Idol has pretty much taken me out of my recording and out of my choreography. I have managed to slip in some choreography jobs. And I've been writing songs for other artists.
An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.
You become like what you worship
Go on your knees before God. Bring all your idols; bring self-will, and pride, and every evil lust before Him, and give them up. Devote yourself, heart and soul, to His will; and see if you do not "know of the doctrine.
My idol was Sandino, and also Christ. I was brought up a Christian, but I regarded Christ as a rebel, a revolutionary.
I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.
There is iconoclasm in the excessively intellectual, and they delight in destroying their dearest moral or sentimental idols, the better to prove their strength.
There are more idols than realities in the world: that is my "evil eye" for this world, which is also my "evil ear"..
Kids today are looking for idols, but sometimes they look too far ... They don't have to look any farther than their home because those are the people that love you. They are the real heroes.
For at least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols
Indeed the Idols I have loved so long, have done my credit in this World much wrong; have drowned my Glory in a shallow Cup, and sold my Reputation for a Song.
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