Douglas Wilson Quotes

We're able to influence younger generations on design and art. They might not have realized they were an artist.

Stories in themselves are not automatically good; it has to be the right kind of story told by the right kind of person.

A man penetrates conquers colonizes plants. A woman receives surrenders accepts.

Immodest and attractive is easy. Modest and repulsive is easy too. But modest and attractive is an art form.

But for you to make this move would reveal the two fundamental tenets of true atheism. One: There is no God. Two: I hate Him.

Masculinity is the glad assumption of sacrificial responsibility.

Being in the design industry I've tended to meet more people who are affected by HIV and AIDS.

Beware of anyone who claims to be neutral for they always have an agenda.

You don't have the right to be left alone with that abortion decision. The child is are not alone.

I've made an incredible amount of money stealing fans from homeowners.

As you read allow your reading to cluster around your interests.

For the people of God the Word of God leaves pleasant bruises.

Use plants to bring life.

Little did we know it would be watched by millions of people and break viewing records.

There are lighter colors of granite and I like to break the rules.

If boys don't learn men won't know.

How is it possible to live like a machine and bear fruit like a tree?

What people respond to in my room makeovers is the daring design - fearless colors bold fabrics and occasionally outlandish decor.

I've enjoyed being a part of something from the beginning when we were still finding our footing.

Wealth is a gift from God and pride is bequeathed to us from the devil.

I gave the couple a hint of a design that would work great with the bones of their home. They weren't ready for it and they embarrassed themselves and that's too bad.

Ripping up carpet is easy tiling is the issue.

Liars are experts in chopping logic and missing the truth slightly - 'Did God say not to eat from any tree?' In order to pin a liar down words must be defined in the most careful manner available.

We cannot pursue a classical and Christian education as a fad. We are not purchasing intellectual hula hoops for the kids.

I see the same coffee table everywhere. It's mass marketing.

To say that someone is a conservative does not tell us what he is interested in conserving.

A challenge always is good. Normal design does not come under the constraints of a small budget and time frame. But it has helped me to make quick and knowledgeable decisions.

Throughout the country I see the same design problems and solutions over and over.

If no God mankind is a set of bi-pedal carbon units of mostly water. And nothing else

That's why moderns have to have hobbies. They can't find satisfaction in their money-earning work so many seek creative satisfaction in model planes and trains.

Yeah I spent about 20 years in a dorm room. It took me a while to graduate.

They don't know they're living in a glass house.

If you keep the law of God you are not described in Scripture as a pinched legalist but rather as happy (Prov. 29:18).

Whether it was working on theatre sets or stage lighting I didn't realize most all of the skills I was exposed to were going to come in handy later on when I became a designer.

I'm opinionated. I always stick to my design plan. I don't waver.

Designing is a lot like a high-wire act - if the tightrope walker is only six inches off the ground where's the excitement?

Education is the process of selling someone on books.

I am the young edgy New Yorker.

Fatherlessness is a rot that is eating away at the modern soul.

I look at each episode in two ways - from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint - this is TV after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.

I'm having the time of my life and I'm glad people are enjoy it.

I enjoy talking to fans.

It's a character I've created. Actually that's pretty much the opposite of me off a farm in the Midwest.

I write in order to make the little voices in my head go away. Thus far it hasn't worked.

I'm very flattered but I don't think I'm the sexiest man on the planet.

There is no such thing as a guilty pleasure.

If it does not come at the last to gladness then to hell with it.

You have to put your own personality into your home. Do what you feel is you!

The medievalist has the capacity and the desire to harmonize. He believes the planets sing in harmony; why cannot technology also sing?

I know people don't think I work.

I know people dont think I work.

Your deep interests should always have a dog-eared place on your nightstand.

Become the kind of person the kind of person you would like to marry would like to marry.

I've had rooms that didn't come out to my liking.

God picks us up where we are not where we should have been

The TSA must think we're mushrooms. You know the way they are trying to keep us in the dark and the way they keep feeding us a fertilizing agent that comes from the south end of a north-bound cow.