"The main difference then and now is that on these older shows, the lead characters acted as a sort of moral center, while now, the leads simply have no morals."
-Entertainment Weekly commenting on the changes in the portrayal of women in TV shows today and in the 1970's.
"This is a sad, sad family?.The children are sad and the parents are sad and it's not entertainment."
-Actor Bill Cosby, former star of the family-friendly 1980s smash hit The Cosby Show, on the MTV show The Osbournes, about rock star Ozzy Osbourne's dysfunctional family. Mr. Cosby compared laughing at the strung-out Mr. Osbourne to laughing at Dicken's Tiny Tim.
"Most people who are in positions of leadership in local churches aren't leaders. They're great people, but they're not really leaders."
-Statistician, George Barna after spending 2001, visiting 54 cities and giving all-day seminars to pastors and church leaders. By leadership, Barna means the ability to motivate and lead institutional changes.
"All I can do is wake up every morning and thank God for giving me that day and go on with my day.
-Supermodel Niki Taylor, who has had 41 operations since a car accident last year.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.