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Sidney Sheldon Quotes

American author and screenwriter (d. 2007), Birth: 11-2-1917, Death: 30-1-2007 Sidney Sheldon Quotes
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I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
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Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
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You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.
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There is magic, but you have to be the magician. You have to make the magic happen.
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My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces.
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Life is like a novel. It's filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page.
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To be successfull you need friends and to be very successfull you need enemies.
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A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.
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Quote Topics by Sidney Sheldon: People Writing Men Thinking Character Two Book Dies Trying Enemy Hands Dream Shadow Naked Ideas Knows Stay Strong Important Way Attitude Cheating Kings Pieces Justice Magic Blood Irony Lying Letters Business
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Nothing lasts forever
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Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
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you are my sun, and if the sun went out, the shadow would die.
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God cannot take sides; for He is in all of us. We are all a part of Him, and when we try to destroy Him, we destroy ourselves.
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Being poor is only romantic in books.
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Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page.
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Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read 'Rage of Angels'. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
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...but ready or not,life goes on.
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Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.
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I like to write about women who are talented and capable, but most important, retain their femininity. Women have tremendous power - their femininity, because men can't do without it.
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When people tell me I've kept them up all night, I feel like I've succeeded.
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The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live.
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I worked in Hollywood as a reader and a would-be writer for about 6 years before I sold my first story.
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There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating.
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You know, it's not fair. Women are judged inferior until we prove ourselves, and men are judged superior until they prove what assholes they are.
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I'm sure that whatever changed is only temporary. It will change again.
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I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
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the difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at the moment.
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Do you always throw your money away like this?" "Only when I'm in love.
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She undressed slowly, dreamily, and when she was naked, she selected a bright red negligee to wear so that the blood would not show.
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If there is any secret to my success, I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think my readers care about them.
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I will not write about anyplace in the world unless I've been there to personally research it
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In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms, but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking. It's a much more in-depth process
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I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity, and accuracy is very important to me. I always spend time researching my novels, exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
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I was scared. Do you know what it's like to hold someone else's life in your hands? It's like playing God. Can you think of anything scarier than that?
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Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you're in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.
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We’re flimflam artists. But remember, sonny, you can’t con people unless they’re greedy to begin with. W. C. Fields had it right. You can’t cheat an honest man.
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Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise.
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Talent is a gift that can be given, and it can be taken away. We have to appreciate that.
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The foolish think the Eagle weak, and easy to bring to heel. The Eagle's wings are silken, but its claws are made of steel.
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I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes of the countries I'm using for locations, and interviewing the people who live there. I've visited over 90 countries thus far.
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I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie would not take terrible advantage of her, so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor - which is why I made the male lead an astronaut. The rest, as they say, is history.
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I love the freedom that the narrative form provides.
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I'm a woman. I have a right to change my mind.
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I’m tired of the lies and the cheating, and the broken promises that were never meant to be kept.
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Coleridge wrote, "Dreams are no shadows, but the very substances and calamities of my life.
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It's bEtter tO hAte me 4 whO i Am,thAn tO lUv 4 wAt i'm pretNdng tO bE.
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When they die, no one will ever know that they lived on this earth.
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Because there was a hunger in me to see everything and do everything. I wanted to be everyone I saw. I wasn't enough for me. Can you understand that?
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The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
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If. A two-letter word for futility.
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It moves at its own measured pace, for it has no reason to hurry. Tomorrow will come in its own good time.
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