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I was immature the way I handled the business.
by Ron Silver

I was immature the way I handled the business.
I saw myself as a tribune of the people.
- Ron Silver

Involvement in public affairs is a legitimate use of celebrity.
- Ron Silver

If I don't see my kids for six days,
I start to get withdrawal pains.
- Ron Silver

Then I realized that to be really good at this requires
a lot of energy and concentration and skill.
- Ron Silver

 

I don't even like to use the word relationship.
I don't know what it means.
- Ron Silver

In Europe, people in the arts are considered part of the intelligentsia;
they are considered part of the elite.
- Ron Silver

Acting is not about knowing all this stuff;
it's about character.
- Ron Silver

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I do believe all actors are smart.
- Ron Silver

I kind of dwindled into acting.
- Ron Silver

I think you have an obligation to be an optimist.
Because if you're not, nothing will change.
- Ron Silver

For about the first ten years of my career,
I wasn't terribly motivated.
- Ron Silver

Artists speak the truth to the public without fear
of retribution or damage to their careers.
- Ron Silver

It's not like I'm the most famous person in the world.
- Ron Silver

But why should I run for office and lose what little influence I have?
- Ron Silver

It made me think about a whole area of human activity
that was not really a concern to me before that,
because I was involved in reading Chinese history,
or languages, or whatever.
- Ron Silver

Nobody has a franchise on what is good.
- Ron Silver

The twentieth century has exhibited a barbarism and
lack of respect for human life on a massive scale just about unknown before.
- Ron Silver

I had no desire from an early age to be on the stage.
- Ron Silver

I still think I'm going to do something else when I grow up.
- Ron Silver

I think it's good to meet smart people and talk.
- Ron Silver

I started getting jobs, and I thought it was going to be real easy.
- Ron Silver

I kind of have a dilettantish spirit about me.
- Ron Silver

I saw and I met a lot of people who were in the field.
It also provided a context in which I came to respect what the actor did,
because I saw how difficult it actually was to do.
- Ron Silver

Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served
me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage,
because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it.
- Ron Silver

I'm a 9/11 Republican.
- Ron Silver

I just don't get invited to the same dinner parties I used to like to go to.
- Ron Silver

Anyone who devotes time and attention to what makes people tick,
to me, is a smart person.
- Ron Silver

Nothing gets a bigger laugh than when you refer to
things like ethics or human rights.
- Ron Silver

But some actors I have met possess an intelligence
that I can only dream of.
It's about character, it's about behavior.
They understand things about people that I simply don't see.
- Ron Silver

Too often in the past, U.S.
leaders have forced Israel to pay the price for American
strategic interests in the Middle East -
through concessions in the peace process as well as
passivity in the face of Iraqi attacks.
- Ron Silver

I can't talk about foreign policy like anyone who's
spent their life reading and learning foreign policy.
But as a citizen in a democracy, it's very important
that I participate in that.
- Ron Silver

You have to think an awful lot about your motivations
or people's behavioral intentions or what their body
language can indicate or what's really going on or
what makes people sometimes do,
sometimes, the irrational things they do.
- Ron Silver

If you don't think you want to go on a train and read
the paper every day and work from nine to six at night,
there was something about the uncertainty when I was
younger which was very attractive.
- Ron Silver

I've seen people with a tremendous amount of educational
background in the field not turn out to be terribly good actors,
and I've seen people with no education in the field
turn out to be people that I admire quite a bit.
- Ron Silver

You are only young once,
but you can stay immature indefinitely.
- Anonymous

Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love, the greater the jealousy -
in fact, they're almost incompatible;
one emotion hardly leaves room for the other.
Both at once can produce unbearable turmoil.
- Robert Heinlein

Immature artists imitate.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

Basically my wife was immature.
I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
- Woody Allen

Immature love says: 'I love you because I need you.'
Mature love says 'I need you because I love you.'
- Erich Fromm

I was very immature when I was young,
and for me there was no balance.
Everything was just all or nothing.
- Mickey Rourke

Humanity has advanced, when it has advanced,
not because it has been sober, responsible,
and cautious, but because it has been playful,
rebellious, and immature.
- Tom Robbins

You and I are stuck with the necessity of taking the
worst of two evils or none at all.
So-I'm taking the immature Democrat as the best of the two.
Nixon is impossible.
- Harry S. Truman

Rare is the human being, immature or mature,
who has never felt an impulse to pretend he is some one or something else.
- George P. Baker

You can only be young once.
But you can always be immature.
- Dave Barry

The immature artist imitates.
Mature artists steal.
- Lionel Trilling

Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.
- T. S. Eliot

My rookie year, I was very immature.
- Dennis Rodman

Imagination, the supreme delight of the immortal and the immature,
should be limited.
In order to enjoy life, we should not enjoy it too much.
- Vladimir Nabokov

People who have no hold over their process of thinking
are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought.
If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes
a method of converting men into animals.
- Muhammad Iqbal

Love is that condition in which the happiness of another
person is essential to your own...
Jealousy is a disease, love is a healthy condition.
The immature mind often mistakes one for the other,
or assumes that the greater the love,
the greater the jealousy.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately
to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person.
I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature.
Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
- Quentin Crisp

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

As we work to create light for others,
we naturally light our own way.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where there's a will, there's a way.
- old English proverb

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Play to win, but be a good loser.
Have a plan for your life,
but accept whatever comes your way
with grace and gratitude.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Simple living is the way to happy living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power and the peace of saying,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is a will, there is a way.
- Anonymous

Anger? perhaps there is a better way.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.
- Babe Ruth

I love you just the way you are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Is today a day to gather strength from the storm -
a day to to learn life lessons for the next battle?
Or is today a day to sit by the fire
and watch the storm rage outside?
Either way, the storm is just life.
Give thanks for all of Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Miracles are the natural way of the Universe -
our only job is to move our doubting minds aside
and let the miracles flow.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When you can do the common things of life in an uncommon way,
you will command the attention of the world.
- George Washington Carver

You change the past when you change the way you see it.
- Alan Cohen


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