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An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand. ...
by Aiden Wilson Tozer

An idol of the mind is as offensive to God as an idol of the hand.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

The devil is a better theologian than any of us and is a devil still.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

If God gives you a watch, are you honoring Him more
by asking Him what time it is or by simply consulting the watch?
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

 

We have learned to live with unholiness and have come
to look upon it as the natural and expected thing.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Let God be true but every man a liar" is the language of true faith.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

We are not diplomats but prophets, and our message
is not a compromise but an ultimatum.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

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Man appears for a little while to laugh and weep,
to work and play, and then to go to make room for those
who shall follow him in the never-ending cycle.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Refuse to be average.
Let your heart soar as high as it will.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed
is the shortest route to spiritual perfection.
And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others.
Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by
careful organizations do not constitute a church any
more than eleven dead men make a football team.
The first requisite is life, always.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

An infinite God can give all of Himself to each of His children.
He does not distribute Himself that each may have a part,
but to each one He gives all of Himself as fully as if there were no others.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

In almost everything that touches our everyday life on earth,
God is pleased when we're pleased.
He wills that we be as free as birds to soar and sing
our maker's praise without anxiety.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Salvation is from our side a choice,
from the divine side it is a seizing upon,
an apprehending, a conquest by the Most High God.
Our "accepting" and "willing" are reactions rather than actions.
The right of determination must always remain with God.
- Aiden Wilson Tozer

Religion is the idol of the mob; it adores everything it does not understand.
- Frederick II

Everybody is a teenage idol.
- Barry Gibb

I'd love to be a pop idol.
Of course, my groupies are now between 40 and 50.
- Kevin Bacon

It worries me that young singers think you can shortcut
the training and go straight to fame and fortune,
and programmes like Pop Idol have encouraged that.
- Lesley Garrett

In all honesty, I'm not able to talk about contracts.
It's nothing with 'American Idol' in particular,
it's just things I really need to take care of in my life.
- Mario Vazquez

American Idol transcends age, gender,
ethnicity, everything.
- Carrie Underwood

Revenge is the naked idol of the worship of a semi-barbarous age.
- Percy Bysshe Shelley

Tom Hanks has been a huge idol of mine.
I'd love to work with someone like him someday.
You could learn a lot working with someone like that.
- James Lafferty

I think American Idol is a great career launcher.
A blessing for all of us.
- LaToya London

American Idol has taken over my whole life.
- Paula Abdul

The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection;
and will,
in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
- Washington Irving

Ambition is an idol, on whose wings great minds are carried only to extreme;
to be sublimely great or to be nothing.
- Shakti Gawain

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.
- Paula Abdul

They were marketing me as a teen idol,
when the stuff on the record was not what teen idols were doing at the time.
- Rick Springfield

It doesn't matter about money; having it,
not having it.
Or having clothes, or not having them.
You're still left alone with yourself in the end.
- Billy Idol

When I was younger, there was a huge gap between what
I wanted to do and what I could do as an idol.
- Namie Amuro

Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul
judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest!
- Chris Rock

I don't think there's a problem with being a teen idol,
if that happens to me, I'll be happy to deal with it.
- Josh Hartnett

When your parent is a public idol, you never really
have a chance to lay that parent to rest.
- Lorna Luft

Man's mind is like a store of idolatry and superstition;
so much so that if a man believes his own mind it is
certain that he will forsake God and forge some idol in his own brain.
- John Calvin

Don't go on American Idol, I think you'll spend the
rest of your life living it down and I think it's getting kinda scary,
isn't it?
- Joe Cocker

I found my niche as a character actor,
and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
- Vincent D'Onofrio

People around me called me an idol, so that's what I was.
- Namie Amuro

Is Billy Idol just doing a bad Elvis pout,
or was he born that way?
- Freddie Mercury

I've always wanted to play Maria in West Side Story.
My idol is Natalie Wood, and I love the movie,
so I think a modern-day twist on it would be really neat.
- Vanessa Hudgens

Glenn Gould was my hero.
Glenn Gould was my idol.
I loved him.
- Warren Zevon

I got tired of the Ramones around the time I quit and I really got into rap.
I thought it was the new punk rock.
LL Cool J was my biggest idol.
- Dee Dee Ramone

American Idol, I love.
I think it's a passing fancy but not passing so soon.
- Diane Sawyer

I enjoy watching Fear Factor, Newlyweds and American
Idol as far as reality TV shows go.
- Natalie Gulbis

I started going to Madame Louise's, the lesbian club
where all the punk bands used to go -
the Sex Pistols,
the Clash.
I remember seeing Billy Idol walk in there;
he was gorgeous.
- Boy George

I must admit that I was in total awe of Stewart Granger.
He was my idol.
- Roger Moore

Verily, we know not what an evil it is to indulge ourselves,
and to make an idol of our will.
- Samuel Rutherford

There is not a more unhappy being than a superannuated idol.
- Joseph Addison

Dick Van Dyke was my first idol.
He's an amazing physical comedian, like a classic clown,
but also very smart and not afraid to show vulnerability.
- Douglas Wood

A champion owes everybody something.
He can never pay back for all the help he got,
for making him an idol.
- Jack Dempsey

If you elect a matinee idol mayor, you're going to
have a musical comedy administration.
- Robert Moses

When I was snowed under with the work of an idol,
I didn't have time to think.
- Namie Amuro

Proof is an idol before whom the pure mathematician tortures himself.
- Arthur Eddington

I was on TV for almost sixteen weeks during American Idol.
It's at the point now where it's old.
- Clay Aiken

Of course that was my idol, Son House.
I think he did a lot for the Mississippi slide down there.
- Muddy Waters

Marlon Brando.
The finest actor who ever lived.
He was my idol when I was 13.
He's done enough work to last two lifetimes.
Everything I do, I think: Can Brando play this with me?
- Barbra Streisand

Your idol is shattered in the dust to prove that God's
dust is greater than your idol.
- Rabindranath Tagore

At the time, the only options were playing the local county fair.
Now with American Idol and younger recording artists that have come out,
there is more of an opportunity.
- Marla Sokoloff

I am classified as an idol in Hong Kong and in Asia.
- Andy Lau

Utility is the great idol of the age,
to which all powers must do service and all talents swear allegiance.
- Friedrich Schiller

My idol was Jack Benny and he was the master of subtlety and timing.
- Don Knotts

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.
- John Lennon

Franz Klammer was my great idol in my younger years.
- Hermann Maier

If we had to choose one American Idol to go out to dinner with,
it would be Fantasia.
There are no airs and graces about her...
I like her.
- Simon Cowell

A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Even though James Burton was my idol,
I didn't think I could carry his shoes back then.
- John Fogerty

Frank Sinatra is the only one that went from teen idol to superstar.
- Leif Garrett

I saw John Garfield smoke.
He was my idol, so I smoked.
I even smoked like him.
- Jack Klugman

Being a teen idol is what I've waited for my whole life.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

There's a lot of things that are said on the American Idol message board.
I quit reading them because most of the people are very mean.
- Carrie Underwood

Everybody got it wrong.
I said I was into porn again, not born again.
- Billy Idol

I'm cute - and God I hate that.
Because that's not cool.
I'm like your niece, and nobody wants to date their niece.
It's the chubby cheeks.
The whole reason people voted for me on American Idol
is because I'm an everyday,
normal girl.
- Kelly Clarkson


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