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I was raised in a climate where I believed in God because
by Scott Stapp

I was raised in a climate where I believed in God because
I was afraid of going to hell -
and I didn't think that was the right way to fall in love with somebody.
- Scott Stapp

I'd fired anyone who was involved with Creed.
I didn't want anything to do with the music business.
The entire press and industry hated me,
so what was the point?
- Scott Stapp

Creed's sound is my sound.
- Scott Stapp

I always believed in God and Christ,
but I was in rebellion -
trying to make my relationship with God fit into my
life instead of making my life fit in with him.
I was stubborn.
- Scott Stapp

 

I was a Christian in Creed, but nobody ever asked me.
- Scott Stapp

My problems were not what ended Creed.
- Scott Stapp

I just hope it grows into where it was before because I want my son to see it.
I want him to have a positive memory of it going forward,
so he can be proud of his daddy.
- Scott Stapp

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I was emotionally and spiritually dried up,
so I was just searching for God.
- Scott Stapp

Creed was ended by egos and people wanting to do their
own thing and poor decision-making.
- Scott Stapp

My dad always said I was hard-headed,
that it would take something like that to wake me up spiritually,
and I guess it did.
My heart had gotten so beat up that I didn't have anything left to give.
- Scott Stapp

It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt,
to get to the point of having nothing,
for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting
with this for? Until then,
I hadn't claimed my faith as my own;
I had just grown up with it.
- Scott Stapp

You can sell millions of records, be showered with
all this love and admiration and still feel despised and unwanted.
That's what I felt.
I've made a lot of mistakes I'm not proud of.
- Scott Stapp

I started making some proper decisions,
getting things in order.
It's kind of like cleaning up your house.
I was looking for direction for what God wanted me to do -
and that's when I got a call about The Passion.
- Scott Stapp

No charges have been filed by the L.A.
district attorney's office, and for that I am appreciative.
I have said it before, but we all make mistakes,
and the day will come soon enough where you no longer
read of mine in the tabloids.
- Scott Stapp

And it took me, since I was 17 and left home,
running from God, to now, as a 30-year-old man,
when I honestly feel like I've come full circle and
my heart's finally in the right place.
- Scott Stapp

I'm still going to make mistakes, but I don't have
any problems with publicly professing my faith now.
It just took me a long time to get to the right place
in my relationship with Christ.
- Scott Stapp

There comes a point with any collaboration like that
where you start having other interests creatively.
I was moving in one direction musically,
and as a guitar player, Mark wanted to move in another direction.
That was essentially the reason we broke up.
- Scott Stapp

When something like that happens, people want to try
to find some dirt and make it more of a soap opera.
But I think we both walked away with the door still open,
if we want to do something together again.
So yeah, I would call it a friendly break-up.
- Scott Stapp

I think everything worked out the way it was supposed to.
Mark's happier.
I'm sober.
There are still phone calls to be made,
people I need to say something to.
But everyone from Creed who I've offended or hurt,
I ask for their forgiveness.
- Scott Stapp

Now, there are people that are Christian artists,
because they have a purpose to be evangelical for Christ.
I don't feel I've been called to that yet.
Now, that could change.
There's no telling what kind of call God will put on my life.
- Scott Stapp

The Christian community latched onto a lot of my music,
because there were a lot of things about my struggle they related to.
But I didn't really want to come out and be identified as a Christian,
because I didn't want to be a hypocrite,
because my life wasn't right.
- Scott Stapp

In our society leaving baby with Daddy is just one
step above leaving the kids to be raised by wolves or apes.
- Al Roker

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

My sisters and mom raised me to respect women and open doors for them.
- Milo Ventimiglia

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children,
except in self-defense.
- Fred Allen

I was raised by free-spirited people,
though my father gave me a very strong work ethic.
- Diane Lane

Poetry is ordinary language raised to the Nth power.
Poetry is boned with ideas, nerved and blooded with emotions,
all held together by the delicate, tough skin of words.
- Paul Engle

No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas,
purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
- Marcelene Cox

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist,
so we went to both churches.
- Aaron Neville

The Sabbath is a weekly cathedral raised up in my dining room,
in my family, in my heart.
- Anita Diament

I have my parents to thank for that,
they raised me to be active and play all sports.
They taught me the importance of staying healthy,
being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
- Kiana Tom

I raised frogs every spring in our house from tadpoles
and by end of summer our house was overrun with frogs.
- William Joyce

This tragic brow, these closed eyes,
eyebrows raised and knotted.
- Frederick Leboyer

I was raised right.
I dig who I am.
- Scott Caan

I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters,
although they're older than me and fled the nest very young,
so I was technically raised as an only child,
but I was very much loved.
- Gary Oldman

In twenty years, the Lottery has raised over $1.4 billion.
It has been run successfully and efficiently.
- Jane D. Hull

Christine and I haven't raised our children.
A whole community of selfless Christians has contributed
to helping them become faithful,
competent adults.
- Clayton Christensen

I have never had a vote, and I have raised hell all over this country.
You don't need a vote to raise hell!
You need convictions and a voice!
- Mother Jones

In our country today, very few children are raised
to believe that their principal destiny is to serve their family,
their country, or God.
- Benjamin Spock

I don't know, maybe it's because I was raised Catholic.
Confession has always held a great appeal for me.
- Alison Bechdel

Will you permit the sacred fire of liberty,
brought by your fathers from the venerable temples of Britain,
to be quenched and trodden out on the simple altars they have raised?
- Joseph Howe

My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us
under a very strict hand.
- Damon Wayans

My mother raised me in the church.
I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday;
there was no option.
I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college.
- Steve Harvey

I think in church you're raised like God is God and you are here.
- Charles King

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother
and father consistently do better in every measure
of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent,
single-parent, cohabiting homes.
- Todd Tiahrt

Although raised on the farm - my grandfather was an
unsuccessful fundamentalist preacher turned farmer -
my father and his brother both became professors.
- Philip Warren Anderson

You live for those really great scenes where you almost
feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed
on the script pages and been raised to another level.
- Tobey Maguire

Well, I was born and raised in Rochester,
New York.
- Arthur Rock

It's traditional for an heiress to be raised in a sheltered way.
No one thinks that's true of me, but it actually was.
- Paris Hilton

I was raised by an actress, and I watched all those women turn 60 and ask,
Shouldn't get face work? My mother and Anne Bancroft said,
We're not going to fall into that.
- Laura Dern

I certainly don't live in a kosher home although I
was raised in a kosher environment.
- Leonard Nimoy

I'm 23 years old.
I might just be my mother's child, but in all reality,
I'm everybody's child.
Nobody raised me; I was raised in this society.
- Tupac Shakur

I was raised Catholic and I'm Presbyterian now,
but I've always been a Christian, regardless of denomination.
I believe that Jesus is the way.
- Patricia Heaton

I was raised with the notion that it was OK to ask questions,
and it was OK to say, I'm not sure.
I believe, but I'm not quite so certain about the resurrection.
- Peter Jennings

I was raised with those principals and values and ethics
that came out of the men and women that served.
But this generation doesn't quite know;
they haven't been tested.
- Jack Scalia

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

Is it right to probe so deeply into Nature's secrets?
The question must here be raised whether it will benefit mankind,
or whether the knowledge will be harmful.
- Pierre Curie

Now the Kids Classic is one of the major fund-raisers for Children's Hospital.
Since we started seven years ago, we've raised more
than $1 million for the hospital.
- Tom Kite

Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from
the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead.
That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
- Josh McDowell

New Orleans.
Born and raised.
I lived there until I was 19.
- Patricia Clarkson

There comes a moment on a journey when something sweet,
something irresistible and charming as wine raised to thirsty lips,
wells up in the traveller's being.
- Patrick MacGill

I was bred as an outcast, part Negro and part Seminole,
in my early years raised as an Indian.
- Willie Stargell

I was born in Washington, D.C., and I was raised in Milwaukee.
- Kristen Johnston

I love working with children and this young boy,
Thomas Sangster, is quite a remarkable young actor.
He raises your game, you know.
He certainly raised mine.
- Liam Neeson

I think I had an advantage in the sense that I wasn't raised religiously.
- Amber Tamblyn

I was a single mom that raised two bright,
beautiful, and compassionate girls.
- Connie Stevens

In the age of the individual's liquidation,
the question of individuality must be raised anew.
- Theodor Adorno

I'm interested in flawed protagonists.
I was raised on them.
- Laura Dern

As a boy, because I was born and raised in Ohio,
about 60 miles north of Dayton, the legends of the
Wrights have been in my memories as long as I can remember.
- Neil Armstrong

Whatever fortune has raised to a height,
she has raised only to cast it down.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

I am the daughter of the Chairman of the Board and thus,
was raised with great music.
- Nancy Sinatra


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