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The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them. ...
by Jackie Collins

The biggest critics of my books are people who never read them.
- Jackie Collins

Do not copy my style!
The first rule of writing is write about what you know,
not what you think you know.
So, think about what you've done in your life and write about that.
- Jackie Collins

Brittany Murphy...
who knows if she's going to be around.
Kirsten Dunst, I think she's really boring.
Reese Witherspoon? She can open a movie.
- Jackie Collins

My weakness is wearing too much leopard print.
- Jackie Collins

 

I write about real people in disguise.
If anything, my characters are toned down-the truth is much more bizarre.
- Jackie Collins

Agents are essential, because publishers will not read unsolicited manuscripts.
- Jackie Collins

You've got your hands full if you have three children under 2 years old.
- Jackie Collins

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Ideas are all around me.
If I wasn't interested in them myself,
I don't think anyone else would be either.
- Jackie Collins

All of my books have the potential to become movies,
it's just a question of finding a studio who wants
to get behind me and put up the money to make the movie.
- Jackie Collins

I really fall in love with my characters,
even the bad ones.
I love getting together with them.
They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip.
- Jackie Collins

I write about the American dream: if you set your mind to do something,
you can do it.
My fans know they're getting the real thing.
- Jackie Collins

People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and
I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
- Jackie Collins

Whatever you have a passion for, then you must do.
If you want to write, write about something you know about.
- Jackie Collins

My philosophy is, unless you're sick and need help,
why bother?
- Jackie Collins

I am currently talking to one of the studios about
making American Star as a TV series.
- Jackie Collins

I have considered rap music stars, and there is one in my new book,
Lovers and Players, and there is also a hip-hop music
mogul who I think you will like a lot.
- Jackie Collins

Where was Paris Hilton a year ago? She's a fabulous
character to write about.
- Jackie Collins

Viagra is a drug, just like cocaine.
It can cause you to become addicted.
- Jackie Collins

Who is ready to settle for five minutes when three hours does nicely?
- Jackie Collins

I managed to take a family trip to the Bahamas and it was quite lovely.
- Jackie Collins

The husbands, who sometimes have another family who's grown,
are going, Now I can spend time with my baby.
Oh yeah, I bet your other family is really thrilled.
- Jackie Collins

I think I'm a born storyteller.
Inspiration is all around me.
I can read a newspaper article and come up with an idea for a book.
- Jackie Collins

I know that I am very popular in Holland,
in fact I have visited Amsterdam several times to publicize my books.
I have a great publisher in Holland and they have published
all of my books in Dutch.
- Jackie Collins

I have visited Australia several times,
and I always try to make a point of going to Melbourne
because it's almost my favorite city there,
Melbourne and Sydney.
But I shouldn't say that because I haven't been everywhere-and
I'm very fond of Perth too!
- Jackie Collins

If you want to achieve your dreams, you must follow them,
and the best way to follow them is not to think about wanting to be very rich,
but to think about doing something that you really want to do.
- Jackie Collins

Authors change publishers because it's like being married
for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair!
No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher,
and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books.
- Jackie Collins

I don't believe in writing anything that I don't know
about or haven't researched about personally.
I like to transport the reader to places,
and in order to do that I have to do the research.
- Jackie Collins

I was never confident about finishing a book,
but friends encouraged me.
When I finished my first book, it was accepted by a
publisher right away and became an instant bestseller.
One male critic called it the most shocking book he ever read.
- Jackie Collins

I have written 20 books, and each one is like having a baby.
Writing is not easy; some people want to write books
but just can't put a story together.
I can put together a story that interests both me and my readers.
- Jackie Collins

I write synopses after the book is completed.
I can't write it beforehand, because I don't know what the book's about.
I invent something for my publisher because he asks for one,
but the final book ends up very differently.
- Jackie Collins

I have this theory that people in Hollywood don't read.
They read 'Vanity Fair' and then consider themselves terribly well read.
I think I can basically write about anybody without getting caught.
- Jackie Collins

I am still shocking people today, and I don't know why.
Is it because I'm a woman talking about sex and men?
One magazine said that no one writes sex in the back
of a Bentley better than Jackie Collins.
- Jackie Collins

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

The biggest adventure you can take is
to live the life of your dreams.
- Oprah Winfrey

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only way to store information is by agreement.
The belief system is like a Book of Law that rules our mind.
Our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive.
Humans punish themselves endlessly
for not being what they believe they should be.
We have the need to be accepted and to be loved by others,
but we cannot accept and love ourselves.
- don Miguel Ruiz

My biggest hero, Gregory Peck, was my birthday present on April 14,
1973.
I just sat and stared at him.
- Loretta Lynn

My biggest dream is that my words will inspire heart,
hope and personal responsibility in people around the globe
long after my feet in these shoes aren't walking the planet.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The world's biggest power is the youth and beauty of a woman.
- Chanakya

Once in a while I'll get moved to do some exercise.
It's something I long for but the biggest problem is
bending down and putting my tennis shoes on.
Once I go out I'm OK.
- David Soul

You have to be a bastard to make it, and that's a fact.
And the Beatles are the biggest bastards on earth.
- John Lennon

I can do something else besides stuff a ball through a hoop.
My biggest resource is my mind.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get,
in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.
- Matt LeBlanc

My biggest problem in middle school was catty girls,
cliques, and trying to figure out if I wanted to be a part of one of those,
just figuring out who I was and all that.
- Lindsey Shaw

AIDS is the biggest challenge, the major disaster facing
this country and we would have wished for something
more specific and far-reaching.
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi

Pete Rozelle used television to get the game to the
American public by creating the Super Bowl and making
it the biggest sporting event in the world.
- Will McDonough

The biggest problem is not to let people accept new ideas,
but to let them forget the old ones.
- John Maynard Keynes

There is a downside to having one of the biggest-selling albums ever.
- Carole King

Acting...
was the biggest charge I ever had.
What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick?
- Elia Kazan

I think that my biggest attribute to any success that I have had is hard work.
There really is no substitute for working hard.
- Maria Bartiromo

Therapy was the biggest romance of my life.
- Dar Williams

Outside came in '60.
The Edge in '61.
All three made Gold, but the biggest seller was Inside.
- Shelley Berman

My biggest challenge was to make sure that the songs I did were who I am.
- Justin Timberlake

The biggest stories in 2005 were the national disasters.
- Geraldo Rivera

Working out is my biggest hobby.
It's my Zen hour.
I just zone out.
- Zac Efron

The biggest hurdle is figuring out who your friends are.
Your real friends.
- Eleanor Mondale

The biggest emotion in creation is the bridge to optimism.
- Brian May

My biggest challenge will be to play the totally submissive woman.
It takes a toll on you when you play someone who's
far removed from your personality.
- Regina King

When I first began, the technicians,
camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious
that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks.
- Jessie Matthews

The biggest problem with dyslexic kids is not the perceptual problem,
it is their perception of themselves.
That was my biggest problem.
- Bruce Jenner

You don't want the biggest record deal as far as money goes,
you just want to make sure that the people at the label
really support your band and the music and stuff.
- Adam Rich

Inaction may be the biggest form of action.
- Jerry Brown

Bud Powell's probably the biggest influence on my piano playing.
- Matthew Shipp

I think the biggest problem in the world is that we
have a generation of young people,
and maybe two, who don't think it's going to get any better.
- John Denver

The biggest disappointment has been seeing the number
of people in this business with very shortsighted views.
- Greg Ginn

All the bands get along really well.
That's one of the biggest things on a tour.
It's great to get all these cool bands together,
but if they don't get along it sucks.
- Brandon Thomas

Death is not the biggest fear we have;
our biggest fear is taking the risk to be alive -
the risk to be alive and express what we really are.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz

As a singer, the biggest joy I have are the arrangements.
- Mel Torme

We're the biggest food and agriculture company in the world.
- Dwayne Andreas

I think Ralph Nader is the biggest liar in American
politics when he said it didn't matter who was president.
- James Carville


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