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    The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts. He also had a wicked tongue. People didn't realize it, but when Groucho said something, he meant it.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: people  body 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: men  people  right  artist 
     
    I'm sure that whatever changed is only temporary. It will change again.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: nature  people 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: men  women 
     
    When people tell me I've kept them up all night, I feel like I've succeeded.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: people  night 
     
    I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: action  hero  emotional 
     
    I worked in Hollywood as a reader and a would-be writer for about 6 years before I sold my first story.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: stories  year 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    Do you always throw your money away like this?" "Only when I'm in love,
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: money 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: people  sleep  book  write 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: men  women  power  write 
     
    you are my sun, and if the sun went out, the shadow would die.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: die 
     
    To be successfull you need friends and to be very successfull you need enemies.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: enemies  friends  enemy 
     
    Being poor is only romantic in books.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: poor  book  romantic 
     
    ...but ready or not,life goes on.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: god 
     
    Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: earth 
     
    Life is like a novel. It's filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: suspense  novel  ideas 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: god 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: live  world  risk  hero 
     
    There is magic, but you have to be the magician. You have to make the magic happen.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: magic 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: world  choice  problem  running 
     
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    Jamie enjoyed solitude, but loneliness was a constant ache.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    What I do is put my characters into situations that are so precarious there is no way to get out. And then I figure how to get them out.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: character 
     
    I will survive, Tracy thought. I face mine enemies naked, and my courage is my shield.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    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.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: wings 
     
    Womens value has been under-recognized for far too long.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: value 
     
    Life is a very thin thread and it only takes a second to snap it
    — Sidney Sheldon
    I go to great lengths to make certain situations feel right to the reader.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: right 
     
    When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: movie  novel  write 
     
    I'm tired of the lies and the cheating, and the broken promises that were never meant to be kept.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: lies  broken 
     
    To find riches is a beggar's dream, but to find love is the dream of kings.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: dreams 
     
    Death is the number two fear that people have and public speaking is the first!
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: death  fear  people 
     
    Every man is a prisoner, and the greatest irony of all is to be the prisoner of another man.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: men  irony 
     
    Surely you've been sent from the heavens to teach us mortals what beauty is.
    — Sidney Sheldon
    tags: beauty  heaven 
     
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    sidney sheldon
    Birth    : February 11, 1917
    Death  : January 30, 2007
    Occupation  : Writer