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I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal. ...
by Norman Spinrad

I believe that interest in heroes is universal and eternal.
- Norman Spinrad

I've always been interested in the relationship between total external surround,
culture, the political matrix, technology,
etc., and the internal human consciousness.
- Norman Spinrad

As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very
beginnings of my reading for pleasure,
I read a lot of non-fictional history,
particularly historical biography.
- Norman Spinrad

You can really do more than you think you can do.
- Norman Spinrad

 

There are certain things that ordinary people have
that celebrities don't have.
- Norman Spinrad

In America, if you don't do a 100 million dollars,
you've done nothing.
- Norman Spinrad

I was a precocious reader.
- Norman Spinrad

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English is taking over the world.
I just wrote a piece about it.
And it's not by design.
The United States dominates because it's the biggest market.
- Norman Spinrad

Is anything accidental?
- Norman Spinrad

The thematic, psychological, and cultural concerns
of a writer are more relevant than whatever literary
mode he or she chooses to deal with in any given novel.
- Norman Spinrad

I'm not gifted, but I'm not hopeless.
- Norman Spinrad

I never learned to read music.
- Norman Spinrad

Mexico was conquered more by manipulation of myth and archetype.
- Norman Spinrad

I write in American slang.
- Norman Spinrad

If I had parallel lives to pursue, I would also want one as a painter.
- Norman Spinrad

The world has become more complex as technology and
easy travel mixes cultures without homogenizing them.
- Norman Spinrad

If it's not American, the French won't go see it.
- Norman Spinrad

When you're in the States and you're a writer and you've
got money and you walk into a bank,
you're a bum with money.
- Norman Spinrad

I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor.
I can work back and forth between French and English.
- Norman Spinrad

I must admit to being greatly influenced by Joseph
Campbell's The Hero With a Thousand Faces.
- Norman Spinrad

It's trite to say that the world has gotten smaller
in the age of globalization,
but my travels have told me that it's wrong to think
this means there is some kind of uniform world culture.
- Norman Spinrad

Those who believe they can do something
and those who believe they can't
are both right.
- Henry Ford

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

The future belongs to those
who believe in the beauty of their dreams.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

Stand often in the company of dreamers.
They believe you can achieve impossible things.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe that life is worth living,
and your belief will help create the fact.
- William James

I don't believe that imagining is enough.
- Bono

I was brought up to believe that the only thing worth doing
was to add to the sum of accurate information in the world.
- Margaret Mead

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Nothing splendid has ever been achieved except by those who dared
believe that something inside of them was superior to circumstance.
- Bruce Barton

Believe you can - and then make it happen.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

To accomplish great things,
we must not only act, but also dream;
not only plan, but also believe.
- Anatole France

Even the truth, when believed, is a lie.
You must experience the truth, not believe it.
- Werner Erhard

The probability that we may fail
in the struggle ought not to deter us
from the support of a cause we believe to be just.
- Abraham Lincoln

Reality is what you believe it to be.
It's what you put your thought and energy into,
because your hands physically manifest thought.
So your world becomes what you feel and what you think.
- Jewel

You can, when you believe you can.
- Anonymous

Believe you can and you're halfway there.
- Theodore Roosevelt

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Whatever the mind can conceive and believe,
it can achieve.
- Napoleon Hill

I do not believe in a fate that
falls on men however they act;
but I do believe in a fate
that falls on them unless they act.
- The Buddha

You are braver than you believe,
stronger than you seem,
and smarter than you think.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Believe in yourself. Have faith in your abilities.
Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers
you cannot be successful or happy.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Your life becomes what you believe.
- Jewel

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west;
people create distinctions out of their own minds
and then believe them to be true.
- The Buddha

Shallow men believe in luck.
Strong men believe in cause and effect.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The thing always happens that you really believe in;
and the belief in a thing makes it happen.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

Believe in yourself,
in your vision for your future
and in your ability to take a small step
each day toward achieving your vision.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Believe in yourself.
- Anonymous

To believe in something, and not to live it, is dishonest.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If I am capable of grasping God objectively,
I do not believe, but precisely because
I cannot do this I must believe.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

What people believe prevails over the truth.
- Sophocles

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe in yourself, and trust your own wisdom
rather than being swayed by the opinions of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you believe that a task will be difficult, it will be -
and you will have suffered with worry beforehand.
Approach life with joy and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It is always better to have no ideas than false ones;
to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong.
- Thomas Jefferson

I don't believe in killing whatever the reason!
- John Lennon

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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