sidney sheldon Quotes

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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
When people tell me I've kept them up all night, I feel like I've succeeded.
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— Sidney Sheldon
I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
Do you always throw your money away like this?" "Only when I'm in love,
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— 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.
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— 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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
you are my sun, and if the sun went out, the shadow would die.
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— Sidney Sheldon
To be successfull you need friends and to be very successfull you need enemies.
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— Sidney Sheldon
Being poor is only romantic in books.
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— Sidney Sheldon
...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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
There is magic, but you have to be the magician. You have to make the magic happen.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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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— Sidney Sheldon
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.
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— 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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
I will survive, Tracy thought. I face mine enemies naked, and my courage is my shield.
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— 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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
Womens value has been under-recognized for far too long.
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— Sidney Sheldon
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.
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— Sidney Sheldon
When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours.
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— Sidney Sheldon
I'm tired of the lies and the cheating, and the broken promises that were never meant to be kept.
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— Sidney Sheldon
To find riches is a beggar's dream, but to find love is the dream of kings.
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— Sidney Sheldon
Death is the number two fear that people have and public speaking is the first!
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— Sidney Sheldon
Every man is a prisoner, and the greatest irony of all is to be the prisoner of another man.
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— Sidney Sheldon
Surely you've been sent from the heavens to teach us mortals what beauty is.
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— Sidney Sheldon