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The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is
by Sidney Sheldon

The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is
when people write to me or speak to me in public to
tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books.
- 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

The only one who can make you give up is yourself.
- Sidney Sheldon

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

 

Talent is a gift that can be given, and it can be taken away.
We have to appreciate that.
- Sidney Sheldon

I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional
dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions.
- Sidney Sheldon

I worked in Hollywood as a reader and a would-be writer
for about 6 years before I sold my first story.
- Sidney Sheldon

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The fact that my female characters have strong personalities
but are also physically attractive probably reflects
the women I've known in my life.
- Sidney Sheldon

When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators.
But when you write a novel, it's yours.
- Sidney Sheldon

Women's value has been under-recognized for far too long.
- Sidney Sheldon

Writing novels is the most exciting.
- 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.
- 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.
- Sidney Sheldon

If there is any secret to my success,
I think it's that my characters are very real to me.
I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think
my readers care about them.
- Sidney Sheldon

I love the freedom that the narrative form provides.
- Sidney Sheldon

In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms,
but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking.
It's a much more in-depth process.
- Sidney Sheldon

I will not write about anyplace in the world unless
I've been there to personally research it.
- Sidney Sheldon

Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived.
- Sidney Sheldon

When people tell me I've kept them up all night,
I feel like I've succeeded.
- 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

I think people throughout the world identify with my characters.
- Sidney Sheldon

I go to great lengths to make certain situations feel right to the reader.
- Sidney Sheldon

I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others.
- Sidney Sheldon

I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie
would not take terrible advantage of her,
so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor -
which is why I made the male lead an astronaut.
The rest, as they say, is history.
- Sidney Sheldon

Another woman approached me while I was having lunch
at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that
the reason she had become a lawyer was because she
had read 'Rage of Angels'.
To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures.
- 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

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

Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles,
but they were usually fat, old men.
Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman,
so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the
series based on that premise.
- Sidney Sheldon

I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity,
and accuracy is very important to me.
I always spend time researching my novels,
exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting.
- Sidney Sheldon

Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great
compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal,
and was not afraid to stand on that platform.
The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine.
- Sidney Sheldon

I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes
of the countries I'm using for locations,
and interviewing the people who live there.
I've visited over 90 countries thus far.
- Sidney Sheldon

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The greater part of our happiness or misery
depends on our dispositions and not on our circumstances.
- Martha Washington

We must walk consciously only part way toward our goal,
and then leap in the dark to our success.
- Henry David Thoreau

Being part of the natural world reminds me
that innocence isn't ever lost completely;
we just need to maintain our goodness to regain it.
- Jewel

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose.
All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.
- Helen Keller

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have accepted fear as a part of life -
specifically the fear of change...
I have gone ahead despite the pounding
in the heart that says: turn back.
- Erica Jong

The hardest part is what to leave behind, ... It's time to let go!
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

If a man loses his reverence for any part of life,
he will lose his reverence for all of life.
- Albert Schweitzer

A contradiction can not exist in reality.
Not in part, nor in whole.
- Terry Goodkind

Choose to See Beauty and Joy:
Much in life can be seen as ugly or beautiful - it's our choice.
Why would we choose to see any part of life as ugly?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

The truth of the matter is that
you always know the right thing to do.
The hard part is doing it.
- Norman Schwarzkoff

A big part of letting go is recognizing
when it is time to stay in a situation
and when it is time to move on.
- Darren L. Johnson

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

Non-violence is not a garment to be put on and off at will.
Its seat is in the heart,
and it must be an inseparable part of our being.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

For as long as I can remember, I've been searching for something,
some reason why we're here. What are we doing here? Who are we?
If this is a chance to find out
even just a little part of that answer...
I don't know, I think it's worth a human life. Don't you?
- the Jodie Foster movie Contact (1997)

Property is intended to serve life,
and no matter how much we surround it with rights and respect,
it has no personal being.
It is part of the earth man walks on.
It is not man.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

I love you not only for what you are,
but for what I am when I am with you.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself,
but for what you are making of me.
I love you for that part of me you bring out.
- Roy Croft

I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true.
I am not bound to succeed,
but I am bound to live by the light that I have.
I must stand with anybody that stands right,
and stand with him while he is right,
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

When you part from your friend, you grieve not;
For that which you love most in him may be
clearer in his absence,
as the mountain to the climber
is clearer from the plain.
- Khalil Gibran

Just as the wave cannot exist for itself,
but is ever a part of the heaving surface of the ocean,
so must I never live my life for itself,
but always in the experience which is going on around me.
- Albert Schweitzer

I am determined to be cheerful and happy
in whatever situation I may find myself.
For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
- Martha Washington

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Inside most people there's a feeling of being separate,
separated from everything ... And they're not.
They're part of absolutely everyone, and everything.
- the movie Powder

Stand with anybody that stands right,
stand with him while he is right
and part with him when he goes wrong.
- Abraham Lincoln

Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain

Discretion is the better part of valor.
(originally "The better part of valor is discretion")
- William Shakespeare

The mind exists in time, in fact the mind is time;
it exists in the past and the future.
And remember, time consists of only two tenses,
the past and the future.
The present is not part of time,
the present is part of eternity.
- Osho

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

All major religious traditions
carry basically the same message,
that is love, compassion and forgiveness.
The important thing is they should
be part of our daily lives.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Always question WHY you are doing something.
Is it a free-will gift or an obligation?
That which is done out of a feeling of obligation
is unworkable as a substitute for a gift.
Obligation creates a feeling of resentment on your part,
and evokes resentment rather than gratitude
on the part of the recipient.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The freedom we are looking for
is the freedom to be ourselves,
to express ourselves. But if we look at our lives
we will see that most of the time
we do things just to please others ...
The worst part is that most of us
are not even aware that we are not free.
-Don Miguel Ruiz

You know you love someone when you know
you want them to be happy,
even if their happiness means
that you are not a part of it.
- Anonymous

Part of our essential humanity is paying respect to what God gave us
and what will be here a long time after we're gone.
- William J. Clinton

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us shares a unity with Spirit and all life,
and simultaneously each of us is an individual with free will.
There is a duality to us as separate and as part of the whole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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