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John Astin Quotes and Sayings

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People are transported to that space that Poe wanted to make available to us.
- John Astin

I love to play for audiences that are simply made of
people rather than so-called special people.
- John Astin

Sometimes it was tough doing take after take upside down!
I did a lot of that sort of thing.
- John Astin

I think Poe had a mission to tell us what it's all about.
To answer some of the great questions of life.
- John Astin

 

One life is worth the universe.
Poe was able to go right into the very depth of life and to demonstrate this.
- John Astin

My work is to reach people with ideas,
hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight,
and revelation.
That's what an actor wants to do.
- John Astin

People are smarter than you might think.
- John Astin

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I think people really want to be happy.
- John Astin

I get into certain yoga positions at times,
when I'm working out and for exercises.
I use a little of it in some of my meditation,
but I chant now and that sort of replaced it.
- John Astin

The feedback that I get from my association with Gomez is heartwarming.
It is very difficult for me to take anything but a
positive view of the Gomez phenomenon.
- John Astin

The themes Poe used were universal and timeless.
As long as the English language exists at all,
we will be able to appreciate what he did.
It will not age!
It will not become dated!
- John Astin

I figure I basically am a ghost.
I think we all are.
- John Astin

Poe was a student of many things, and among those things
he read and referred to in his work was the Bible.
- John Astin

There was one where Gomez was on a Trapeze hanging by the legs upside down.
I remember how much the backs of my knees would hurt until I got used to it.
It was hard.
- John Astin

United Artists wanted to do records with me.
I had no idea, what a rare thing that was...
to make an album.
And they put a guy with me working on songs,
and I got busy with films.
I just kind of let it slide.
Isn't that amazing?
- John Astin

There are things so deep and complex that only intuition
can reach it in our stage of development as human beings.
And to Poe...
well, a great logician could be an enemy to him,
what he called conventional world reason.
- John Astin

Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me,
I struggle.
How can I express this to this person,
I want this person to know how I felt.
I want to get this across, and it's not very easy.
- John Astin

One of the great things about being recognized is that
you receive this feedback from people.
It is easy to see how sincere people are.
It's nothing fake or jive.
They're giving sincere appreciation.
And it's not that easy to express.
- John Astin

At a certain point he was very popular,
from THE RAVEN.
He was never fully appreciated, never made the money,
and you know he was looked upon with admiration by some people,
but also as an oddball.
But that was his point.
- John Astin

I got things like the lotus position long before anybody else did,
or at least in the mainstream.
But I had fun.
I guess my legs are pretty flexible,
so I used to get a kick out of doing things like that.
I would get into a full lotus with my legs and then roll around.
- John Astin

It is important to me that what Poe has to say gets across to people.
I want to give people the feeling that I get from all this.
I think that we are succeeding.
The feedback is very warm.
- John Astin

We are running ourselves into a damaged earth.
But I am optimistic.
I believe that we can change; we must change.
As a human race, we are very young and quite primitive.
The sooner we learn the greatness of humanity the better off we will all be.
- John Astin

My background is basically scientific math.
My Dad was a physicist, so I have it in my blood somewhere.
Scientific method is very important to me.
I think anything that contradicts it is probably not true.
- John Astin

I guess one of the reasons I'm doing the Poe piece
is that I think Poe demonstrates that no matter how difficult things are,
if you continue to move forward in life,
you can eventually become victorious,
even if it's later in life.
- John Astin

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson 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

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White PHOTO

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran PHOTO

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

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

People that seem so glorious are all show;
underneath they are like everyone else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Whenever you're in conflict with someone,
there is one factor that can make the difference
between damaging your relationship and deepening it.
That factor is attitude.
- William James

Knowing your own darkness is the best method
for dealing with the darknesses of other people.
- Carl Jung

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

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

A common denominator of all religions is that
they have the power to bring out the best and the worst in people.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When dealing with people, remember you are
not dealing with creatures of logic,
but creatures of emotion.
- Dale Carnegie

Reputation is what other people know about you.
Honor is what you know about yourself.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

Most people give up just when
they're about to achieve success.
They quit on the one yard line.
They give up at the last minute of the game,
one foot from a winning touch down.
- Ross Perot

Simply put, you believe that things
or people make you unhappy,
but this is not accurate.
You make yourself unhappy.
- Wayne Dyer

Never tell people how to do things.
Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity.
- George S. Patton

People in their handlings of affairs
often fail when they are about to succeed.
If one remains as careful at the end
as he was at the beginning,
there will be no failure.
- Lao Tzu

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha

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

Worthless people live only to eat and drink;
people of worth eat and drink only to live.
- Socrates

Watch what people are cynical about,
and one can often discover what they lack.
- George S. Patton

I can't understand why people
are frightened by new ideas.
I'm frightened of old ones.
- John Cage

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.
- Mother Teresa

A hero may or may not lead other people,
but all heroes lead themselves.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We become not a melting pot but a beautiful mosaic.
Different people, different beliefs,
different yearnings, different hopes, different dreams.
- Jimmy Carter

What people say, what people do,
and what they say they do
are entirely different things.
- Margaret Mead

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Many people excuse their own faults
but judge other persons harshly.
We should reverse this attitude
by excusing others' shortcomings
and by harshly examining our own.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

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

People understand me so poorly that they don't even understand
my complaint about them not understanding me.
- Soren Kierkegaard

There are three classes of people:
those who see,
those who see when they are shown,
those who do not see.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Most of the important things in the world
have been accomplished by people
who have kept on trying
when there seemed to be no hope at all.
- Dale Carnegie

People grow through experience
if they meet life honestly and courageously.
This is how character is built.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

Ninety-nine percent of the failures
come from people who have the habit of making excuses.
- George Washington Carver

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu


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