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    I guess I was wrong when I said I never promised anyone. I promised me.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: wrong 
     
    I think if you study-if you learn too much of what others have done, you may tend to take the same direction as everybody else.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: learn 
     
    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: beauty  time  eyes  black 
     
    My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: world  hope 
     
    As children, we all live in a world of imagination, of fantasy, and for some of us that world of make-believe continues into adulthood.
    — Jim Henson
    Do everything at 100 percent of its potential and never accept second best.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: potential 
     
    Certainly I've lived my whole life through my imagination. But the world of imagination is there for all of us-a sense of play, of pretending, of wonder. It's there with us as we live.
    — Jim Henson
    Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending. We've done just what we set out to do. Thanks to the lovers, the dreamers and you.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: movie  write  lover 
     
    I believe that we form our own lives, that we create our own reality, and that everything works out for the best.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: work  reality  live  believe 
     
    The most sophisticated people I know - inside they are all children.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: children  people  child 
     
    Music is an essential part of everything we do. Like puppetry, music has an abstract quality which speaks to a worldwide audience in a wonderful way that nourishes the soul.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: soul  music  quality 
     
    All of a sudden you realise that you are the person who has control of your life.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  control 
     
    I know it's easier to portray a world filled with cynicism and anger, where problems are solved with violence...It's an easy out. What's a whole lot tougher is to offer alternatives, to present other ways conflicts can be resolved, and to show you can have a positive impact on your world. To do that, you have to put yourself out on a limb, take chances, and run the risk of being called a do-gooder.
    — Jim Henson
    I know I drive some people crazy with what seems like ridiculous optimism, but it has always worked for me.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  crazy 
     
    [Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
    — Jim Henson
    I don't know exactly where ideas come from, it's just a matter of us figuring out how to receive the ideas waiting to be heard.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: ideas 
     
    When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  world  young  ambition  hope 
     
    Follow your enthusiasm. It's something I've always believed in. Find those parts of your life you enjoy the most. Do what you enjoy doing.
    — Jim Henson
    Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: time  heart  broken 
     
    Please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It's a good life, enjoy it.
    — Jim Henson
    Life's like a movie, write your own ending. Keep believing, keep pretending.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: movie  write 
     
    I've always tried to present a positive view of the world in my work. It's so much easier to be negative and cynical and predict doom for the world than it is to try and figure out how to make things better. We have an obligation to do the latter.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: work  present  world  positive 
     
    The attitude you have as a parent is what your kids will learn from more than what you tell them. They don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: attitude  learn  parent  kids 
     
    If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn't anything you can't do if you want to.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: work  care 
     
    Watch out for each other. Love everyone and forgive everyone, including yourself. Forgive your anger. Forgive your guilt. Your shame. Your sadness. Embrace and open up your love, your joy, your truth, and most especially your heart.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: truth  heart  joy  sadness  anger  guilt  shame 
     
    Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: fun 
     
    I've never felt any sense of competition with anybody, and we're all friends; we're all good friends.
    — Jim Henson
    No, there's not much competition between puppeteers in general because everybody's working their own style.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: competition 
     
    Watch out for the icy patch
    — Jim Henson
    The beauty of nature has been one of the great inspirations in my life.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: beauty  nature 
     
    Take what you got and fly with it.
    — Jim Henson
    If anything, there's a difference in working with color in England and the color in the US.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: england 
     
    A film is not done by one person. It's done by a lot of people. I love this whole collaborative aspect. When it works well, you end up with something better than any of us started out to do.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  work  film 
     
    I hope that something better comes along.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: hope 
     
    It's into the same bag as E.T. and Yoda, wherein you're trying to create something that people will actually believe, but it's not so much a symbol of the thing, but you're trying to do the thing itself.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  believe 
     
    NBC was trying to convert all of their local programming to color right away to encourage the sale of the sets, so I barely remember working in black and white, although I do know that I did do it, but there was not a major difference, though.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: encourage  right  black 
     
    When I was a kid, I never saw a puppet show. I never played with puppets or had any interest in them.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: kids 
     
    It all ends in one of two ways: either someone gets eaten or something blows up.
    — Jim Henson
    Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. It's like a conspiracy.
    — Jim Henson
    tags: people  beautiful  ideas 
     
    No time is wasted time
    — Jim Henson
    tags: time 
     
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    jim henson
    Birth    : September 24, 1936
    Death  : May 16, 1990
    Occupation  : Puppeteer

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