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James MacArthur Quotes and Sayings

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It was an hour of sanity with the good guys winning,
a situation where the world was right side up.
- James MacArthur

It's sometimes unnerving to think of that,
and I wish it were possible for all children in the
world to have the good fortune I've had in having a
giving and loving family.
- James MacArthur

Nobody really knows what makes a hit TV show.
- James MacArthur

But I found out that bones with flesh are more interesting than bones without.
- James MacArthur

 

I got into the acting business very young.
- James MacArthur

And I had an old-fashioned idea that dividends were a good thing.
- James MacArthur

If the woman in my life, the one that I felt I loved enough to want to marry,
loved my children, I'd know then that her love for
me was deeper than I could hope for.
- James MacArthur

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I had accumulated some capital and was at an age at
which I was interested in generating income.
But even though I was risk averse, I was interested in growth stocks.
- James MacArthur

But it's hard to sustain a successful acting career today.
- James MacArthur

My mother insisted that I have a normal upbringing.
- James MacArthur

We were living in a tumultuous time,
when the world was upside down.
Freeman produced a show that was black and white,
the good guys versus the bad guys.
- James MacArthur

I just sold a farm in Missouri, and I own a ski lodge
in Colorado with some Honolulu partners.
- James MacArthur

I am happy to have now as Danny finally a more difficult role,
in which I can shoot and fight.
- James MacArthur

A woman doesn't just love a man.
She loves who he is.
And, who he is is dependent on what he needs.
- James MacArthur

You should hear the guy who dubs me in Japan.
I like him the most.
He has a high squeaky voice.
- James MacArthur

Walt Disney was not a merchant of sadness.
- James MacArthur

You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide
celebrities thanks to a TV series,
complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all.
- James MacArthur

Once you're a winner, you can give all sorts of reasons why you're a winner.
Of course, you could all those same reasons to explain why a show fails.
- James MacArthur

In the case of Five-O, I believe it was a combination of many ingredients -
timing,
chemistry, Hawaii.
- James MacArthur

The first year we actually did a lot of night shooting
and the writers weren't even allowed on location.
- James MacArthur

Some people say Hawaii is spoiled, but I don't think so.
It's modern.
It's a part of today's world.
- James MacArthur

I give a percentage of the earnings to the Motion Picture Home.
- James MacArthur

When the major studios flourished many years ago,
an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft.
The studios really took care of their actors.
- James MacArthur

Beating the drums for Hawaii is not hard to do...
the place just grows on you.
- James MacArthur

I thought even if the show only lasted a year,
it would be fun.
- James MacArthur

Who knows what kind of life I might have had had I
not been fortunate enough to have the parents I've had.
- James MacArthur

They all went down in droves because just scenes of
palm trees and beaches can get pretty boring.
- James MacArthur

My idea of going to hell is going somewhere where there are no books.
- James MacArthur

Fortunately, I've also been an electrician,
and that's a happy memory for me.
- James MacArthur

I don't think anyone connected with Five-O believed
the show would last as long as it did.
- James MacArthur

And after four years, I thoroughly enjoy Hawaii and the success of the show.
- James MacArthur

For years I have played the twenty-something lover.
- James MacArthur

Six years ago, I completed the premier episode of Hawaii Five-O,
and Jack Lord and I immediately realized that we had a good series,
that this was a success such as we'd never hoped for!
- James MacArthur

Actually, if I could find a woman who was that wonderful;
that understanding,
well, I'd give her everything in the world that was in my power to give.
And, I'd love her more than I ever thought it possible to love any woman.
- James MacArthur

Frankly - and believe me, I say this without any pretense -
when I see the road I've taken,
I have to say that thanks to good luck,
because without good luck one can do nothing,
I've come out pretty well.
- James MacArthur

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Providence has its appointed hour for everything.
We cannot command results, we can only strive.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth
until the hour of separation.
- Khalil Gibran

There are old heads in the world
who cannot help me by their example or advice
to live worthily and satisfactorily to myself;
but I believe that it is in my power
to elevate myself this very hour
above the common level of my life.
- Henry David Thoreau

We see God face to face every hour,
and know the savor of Nature.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A man who dares to waste one hour of time
has not discovered the value of life.
- Charles Darwin

The unthankful heart... discovers no mercies;
but let the thankful heart sweep through the day and,
as the magnet finds the iron,
so it will find, in every hour,
some heavenly blessings!
- Henry Ward Beecher

When true friends meet in adverse hour,
'Tis like a sunbeam through a shower.
A watery way an instant seen,
The darkly closing clouds between.
- Sir Walter Scott

Put your hand on a hot stove for a minute and it
seems like an hour. Sit with a pretty girl for an hour
and it seems like a minute. That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in.
- George Washington Carver

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Speeches that are measured by the hour
will die with the hour.
- Thomas Jefferson

The marvelous richness of human experience
would lose something of rewarding joy
if there were no limitations to overcome.
The hilltop hour would not be half so wonderful
if there were no dark valleys to traverse.
- Helen Keller

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Truth has no special time of its own.
Its hour is now - always.
- Albert Schweitzer

When you are courting a nice girl
an hour seems like a second.
When you sit on a red-hot cinder
a second seems like an hour.
That's relativity.
- Albert Einstein

We, therefore, here in Britain stand shoulder to shoulder
with our American friends in this hour of tragedy,
and we, like them, will not rest until this evil is driven from our world.
- Tony Blair

After fifteen minutes I wanted to marry her,
and after half an hour
I completely gave up the idea of stealing her purse.
- the movie Take the Money and Run (1969)

Auto racing is boring except when a car is going at
least 172 miles per hour upside down.
- Dave Barry

The future is something which everyone reaches at the
rate of 60 minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis

What would be the use of immortality to a person
who cannot use well a half an hour.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

As a private lawyer, I could bill $750 an hour,
but I don't.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

Going to work for a large company is like getting on a train.
Are you going sixty miles an hour or is the train going
sixty miles an hour and you're just sitting still?
- J. Paul Getty

Congress will pass a law restricting public comment
on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum
of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
- Andy Grove

To see the world in a grain of sand,
and to see heaven in a wild flower,
hold infinity in the palm of your hands,
and eternity in an hour.
- William Blake

There's nothing worse than putting two similar shows back-to-back.
Viewers don't want to watch one show and then sit through
another half-hour of almost the same thing.
- David Hyde Pierce

Reverie is not a mind vacuum.
It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.
- Gaston Bachelard

Does anyone really believe it is possible to make even
the most basic ends meet on $5.15 an hour?
- Russ Carnahan

The English language has a deceptive air of simplicity;
so have some little frocks; but they are both not the
kind of thing you can run up in half an hour with a machine.
- Dorothy L. Sayers

Take the time to write.
You can do your life's work in half an hour a day.
- Robert Hass

A clock struck out the hour of twelve,
and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we
marched out to the roadway,
and followed our merry pipers home to town.
- Patrick MacGill

It's great to be able to get up there now and do an
hour or 75 minutes of songs they're familiar with.
- Trace Adkins

I run six-to-eight miles a day, plus weights and aerobics in the lunch hour.
I also lie a lot, which keeps me thin.
- Hugh Laurie

It is the hour to rend thy chains, the blossom time of souls.
- Katharine Lee Bates

When you record, you live with what you recorded for many many years,
but when you play it's just an hour and a half and
then once it's over it's over.
- Keren Ann

Anger may repast with thee for an hour,
but not repose for a night; the continuance of anger is hatred,
the continuance of hatred turns malice.
- Francis Quarles


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