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Arthur Golden Quotes and Sayings

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We can never flee the misery that is within us.
- Arthur Golden

I don't like things held up before me that I cannot have.
- Arthur Golden

Passion can quickly slip to jealousy,
or even hatred.
- Arthur Golden

What I really wanted to know, though,
was what it was like to be a geisha? Where do you sleep?
What do you eat? How do you have your hair done?
- Arthur Golden

 

Adversity is like a strong wind.
It tears away from us all but the things that cannot be torn,
so that we see ourselves as we really are.
- Arthur Golden

I worried she might spend an afternoon chatting with
me about the sights and then wish me best of luck.
- Arthur Golden

I don't think any of us can speak frankly about pain
until we are no longer enduring it.
- Arthur Golden

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Hopes are like hair ornaments.
Girls want to wear too many of them.
When they become old women they look silly wearing even one.
- Arthur Golden

It is confusing, because in this culture we really
don't have anything that corresponds to geisha.
- Arthur Golden

What I had to do was keep the story within certain limits of what was,
of course, plausible.
- Arthur Golden

You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation
that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read
about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden

This time all the historical details and things were right.
But I'd written it again in third person,
and people found it dry.
I decided to throw that one away.
- Arthur Golden

Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away.
- Arthur Golden

I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school,
and afterward went to work in Tokyo,
where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman
and whose mother was a geisha.
- Arthur Golden

This character's entirely invented, and the woman that
I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself,
or really anything about herself, in this book,
which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English.
- Arthur Golden

Geisha because when I was living in Japan,
I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha,
and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended
up reading about the subject just about the same time
I was getting interested in writing fiction.
- Arthur Golden

Hate is never conquered by hate,
Hate is only conquered by love.
- The Buddha PHOTO

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

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

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

Choose Inner Peace.
Nothing is worth losing your inner peace.
Take action as circumstances require,
but never surrender your inner peace.
Stop. Breathe deeply.
Close your eyes and breathe deeply again.
Then, and only then, take action -
from a peaceful heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely
as if they had never happened before.
- Willa Cather PHOTO

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump PHOTO

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart PHOTO

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

If you love something, set it free;
if it comes back it's yours,
if it doesn't, it never was.
- Richard Bach

You never really understand a person
until you consider things from his point of view.
- Harper Lee

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

Be thankful for what you have; you'll end up having more.
If you concentrate on what you don't have,
you will never, ever have enough.
- Oprah Winfrey

Our Joy comes from living our own lives simply -
never from demanding that others live simply -
or from ever making any demands whatsoever upon others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

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

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

I never accepted the idea
that I had to be guided by
some pattern or blueprint.
- Little Richard

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

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Two things a man should never be angry at:
what he can help,
and what he cannot help.
- Thomas Fuller

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

Hot heads and cold hearts never solved anything.
- Billy Graham

There is so much we can never know.
Breathe deeply and relax into the not-knowing.
There is much that we do not have to know
in order to live joyfully.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I am working on a problem,
I never think about beauty,
but when I have finished,
if the solution is not beautiful,
I know it is wrong.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The weak can never forgive.
Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Never let your sense of morals
get in the way of doing what's right.
- Isaac Asimov

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

Never leave that till tomorrow which you can do today.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never, never, never give up.
- Winston Churchill

Money has never made man happy, nor will it,
there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness.
The more of it one has the more one wants.
- Benjamin Franklin

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Life is fully as bad as you think it is,
so never think life is bad.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where are you going? Where does your path lead?
You can never know the future, yet wandering aimlessly
is unlikely to be the source of a fulfilling life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

Great men or men of great gifts
you shall easily find,
but symmetrical men never.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Life is like a ten speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we never use.
- Charles M. Schulz

Never take counsel of your fears.
- Andrew Jackson

Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

Every man and woman is born into the world
to do something unique and something distinctive;
and if he or she does not do it,
it will never be done.
- Benjamin E. Mays

Better late than never.
- Proverb

Blessed is he who expects nothing,
for he shall never be disappointed.
- Alexander Pope

Who never walks save where he sees
men's tracks, makes no discoveries.
- J. G. Holland

I'm a slow walker, but I never walk backward.
- Abraham Lincoln

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Do not anticipate trouble,
or worry about what may never happen.
Keep in the sunlight.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who never made a mistake,
never made a discovery.
- Samuel Smiles

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton


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