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But it's true, when you see some television,
by Aaron Spelling

But it's true, when you see some television,
you carry it with you.
It's like 90210.
Tell me what young shows were being done then...
We were thrilled about the ratings around the world.
- Aaron Spelling

You know what shows today are missing? Stars.
- Aaron Spelling

When we did Dynasty, it was the clothes.
I think the clothes affected every woman around the world.
I got so many letters, I think we made the designer a millionaire!
- Aaron Spelling

But, I don't know, the violence, I can't even talk about.
We don't do a lot of violent shows.
When I started in television, breaking a pencil was a violent act.
- Aaron Spelling

 

I love my wife, she deserves anything and everything.
- Aaron Spelling

We do 32 episodes a season and will have shot 267 episodes
by the end of the ninth season...
It's impossible to sell that many episodes in the foreign market.
- Aaron Spelling

You can't predict a show, that is the damndest thing,
you can't predict if a show is going to work or not until it's on the air.
- Aaron Spelling

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One thing my wife says is bad about me,
is that I still care too much.
- Aaron Spelling

I don't remember a drama on TV that had shown a couple
could be married but still love each other very much,
spend every day as if they were still on their honeymoon,
be sensuous, and have fun together.
- Aaron Spelling

There are a couple of things that I'm sure people don't think are important,
but I do.
I don't like hair changes unless there's a reason for it.
Clothing - I don't like to see an outfit worn more
than one time in an hour -
you can wear it again a few weeks later.
- Aaron Spelling

Now I've even gotten to running out to the fan buses that pass by our house,
so I can talk to the people.
I think I'm trying to gather fans, frankly.
They're very, very nice people - they really understand.
It's fun talking to them.
- Aaron Spelling

Nowadays, people always say, how come he's doing such
young shows? But they never mention The Mod Squad.
I was very proud of that show.
It's the first time an African-American guy kissed a white girl.
- Aaron Spelling

I must tell you, I haven't done the drug problem that
is faced by cops and people on the border.
It's a hard show to do, but I think it's going to say
a lot about drugs and the problems related to them.
I just hope people can watch it, it's a pretty strong show.
- Aaron Spelling

It's OK to do cute little things like kissing a turtle,
but you can't kiss another person because he's a different color? Give me a break.
And you have to remember, I'm from Dallas,
Texas.
- Aaron Spelling

I think there are two ways to depict a family.
One is what it's really like, and one is what the audience would like it to be.
Between you and me, I think the second one is what I would prefer.
- Aaron Spelling

Right now I'm doing four shows at a time,
trying to read four outlines every week,
four scripts every week, and watching four rough cuts;
it's a lot of good work.
It's fun to do it, but it does wear you out.
- Aaron Spelling

I'll tell you what I miss most.
What I would love to do, more than anything,
is just anthologies.
With an anthology you can tell any story and be in
every division of television.
We don't have any anthologies anymore,
do we?
- Aaron Spelling

It's been a straight strip, I must tell you,
I've enjoyed it all the way.
If I'm saying things to make it sound like it's hard,
hard work, it's not.
It's beautiful work.
It's fun work.
It's everything you'd ever want to do.
- Aaron Spelling

A show that no one thought had a chance has just finished its fifth year:
Charmed.
I think it's tougher for the younger networks,
so I think they have a little more patience for the sake of the show.
But who knows?
- Aaron Spelling

The book of life is filled with incoherent riddles.
Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Play with life, laugh with life,
dance lightly with life,
and smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

There are trivial truths and there are great truths.
The opposite of a trivial truth is plainly false.
The opposite of a great truth is also true.
- Niels Bohr

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

All our dreams can come true,
if we have the courage to pursue them.
- Walt Disney

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

People are like stained glass windows,
they sparkle and shine when the sun is out,
but when darkness sets in their true beauty
is revealed only if there is a light from within.
- Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile at the riddles of life,
knowing that life's only true lessons
are writ small in the margin.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Society censors our actions,
but our dreams reveal our true character.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.
- William Shakespeare

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

A wise man will make haste to forgive,
because he knows the true value of time,
and will not suffer it to pass away in unnecessary pain.
- Samuel Johnson

The key to happiness is having dreams.
The key to success is making your dreams come true.
- Anonymous

Far from idleness being the root of all evil,
it is rather the only true good.
- Soren Kierkegaard

You are never given a wish without also
being given the power to make it true.
You may have to work for it, however.
- Richard Bach

The only real failure in life is not to be true to the best one knows.
- The Buddha

True wisdom cannot be learned in a lifetime,
but can be revealed in a moment,
for it has always lived within each and every one of us.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True love is a process of co-creation
in which neither feels ownership or superiority.
Jealousy is a highly destructive force
for love and relationships.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True happiness... is not attained
through self-gratification,
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

Everything deep is also simple
and can be reproduced simply
as long as its reference
to the whole truth is maintained.
But what matters is not what is witty
but what is true.
- Albert Schweitzer

Trust men and they will be true to you;
treat them greatly and they will show themselves great.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

True love has no limits.
- Anonymous

Life's true lessons are inscribed in a corner of the margin -
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If evil be spoken of you
and it be true, correct yourself,
if it be a lie, laugh at it.
- Epictetus

Knowing others is intelligence;
knowing yourself is true wisdom.
Mastering others is strength;
mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

Many persons have a wrong idea of
what constitutes true happiness.
It is not attained through self-gratification
but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
- Helen Keller

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

"To know" is to know that you know nothing.
That is the meaning of true knowledge.
- Confucius

The true sign of intelligence
is not knowledge but imagination.
- Albert Einstein

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

Diversity is the one true thing we all have in common.
Celebrate it every day.
- Anonymous

Mastering others is strength.
Mastering yourself is true power.
- Lao Tzu

The secret of making dreams come true
can be summarized in four C's.
They are Curiosity, Confidence, Courage, and Constancy;
and the greatest of these is Confidence.
- Walt Disney

It costs you nothing to make another happy -
and you gain your true self through the act of spreading joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Only one who devotes himself to a cause
with his whole strength and soul
can be a true master.
For this reason mastery demands all of a person.
- Albert Einstein

True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize
how little we understand about life,
ourselves, and the world around us.
- Socrates

Women are like teabags.
We don't know our true strength
until we are in hot water!
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The true delight is in the finding out,
rather than in the knowing.
- Isaac Asimov

Knowledge is happiness, because to have knowledge -
broad, deep knowledge - is to know true ends from false,
and lofty things from low.
- Helen Keller

If we all worked on the assumption that what is accepted as true
were really true, there would be little hope of advance.
- Orville Wright

Loving, hating, having expectations:
all these are attachments.
Attachment prevents the growth of one's true being.
- Lao Tzu

Only those who have learned the power
of sincere and selfless contribution
experience life's deepest joy: true fulfillment.
- Tony Robbins


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