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Too often in the past, U.S.
by 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I do believe all actors are smart.
- Ron Silver

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Nobody has a franchise on what is good.
- 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

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

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

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is too important to be taken seriously.
- Oscar Wilde

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

It's never too late -
never too late to start over,
never too late to be happy.
- Jane Fonda

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are Never Too Old to Give or Get Gold Stars.
Show Your Honest Appreciation - Today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am an optimist.
It does not seem too much use being anything else.
- Winston Churchill

It is never too late to give up our prejudices.
- Henry David Thoreau

When life is too easy for us, we must beware
or we may not be ready to meet the blows
which sooner or later come to everyone, rich or poor.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

We should be too big to take offense
and too noble to give it.
- Abraham Lincoln

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

It's never too late.
- Anonymous

We never repent of having eaten too little.
- Thomas Jefferson

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The wise man looks into space,
and does not regard the small as too little,
nor the great as too much;
for he knows that there is no limit to dimensions.
- Lao Tzu

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

An overfull calendar, like an overfull stomach,
is a consequence of taking on too much.
Commit, and eat, in moderation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have decided to stick with love.
Hate is too great a burden to bear.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Nothing is enough for the man to whom enough is too little.
- Epicurus

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

You may be deceived if you trust too much,
but you will live in torment
if you don't trust enough.
- Frank Crane

It is not the man who has too little,
but the man who craves more, that is poor.
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Do not be too moral.
You may cheat yourself out of much life.
So aim above morality.
Be not simply good;
be good for something.
- Henry David Thoreau

In business or in life, don't follow the wagon tracks too closely.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

So long as you have courage and a sense of humor,
it is never too late to start life afresh.
- Freeman Dyson

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

Success usually comes to those
who are too busy to be looking for it.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many a man fails as an original thinker
simply because his memory is too good.
- Nietzsche

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
- William Blake

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Most of us love, to be sure.
Yet far too often our love is passive.
We must be proactive in our love
in order for it to change our lives.
- Marianne Williamson


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