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John Forsythe Quotes and Sayings

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I figure there are a few actors like Marlon Brando,
George C. Scott and Laurence Olivier who have been
touched by the hand of God.
I'm in the next bunch.
- John Forsythe

I always said life consists of love and work.
I tried to balance it 50-50.
And, of course, now I'm so happy I did.
- John Forsythe

Once you drink one glass, you want another.
- John Forsythe

The only way to quieten me is to invite me to a tennis match.
- John Forsythe

 

It's rather amusing at my advanced age to become a sex symbol.
- John Forsythe

I'm not a gambling-man.
I have never bet a dollar in all my life.
- John Forsythe

Part of my strength as an actor comes from what I've learned all these years:
when you play a villain,
you try to get the light touches; when you play a hero,
you try to get in some of the warts.
- John Forsythe

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If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

Sometimes I can't figure designers out.
It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
- Erma Bombeck

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Focused.
I'm a hustler.
And my hustle is trying to figure out the best ways
to do what I like without having to do much else.
- Mos Def

It's true hard work never killed anybody,
but I figure, why take the chance?
- Ronald Reagan

It was hard to figure out what were the good causes,
the bad causes, even the good politics and the bad politics.
So we started taking requests and figuring it out.
- Jeff Ament

My brother and I are always trying to figure out a
way to work again together.
- Beau Bridges

I've been trying to figure out for at least the last
10 years how to force myself into something more risky.
- Richard Foreman

If there's anyone in my lifetime who deserves honor it is Billy Graham.
I think he is the most significant figure since the apostles.
- Pat Boone

Long-term, we must figure out a way that the Kurdish
territory within Iraq operates with a certain amount
of autonomy so that they feel comfortable and safe going back.
- Les Aspin

I knew I couldn't solve it.
Because I couldn't figure out what made her drink when things were going well.
- David Gest

We were playing popular music, but we were doing our
own arrangements because we were too lazy to sit down
and figure out the originals.
- Tommy Shaw

Pay attention to your body.
The point is everybody is different.
You have to figure out what works for you.
- Andrew Weil

It is absolutely my conviction, that Walter Salles
will figure among the great directors of our time.
- Arthur Cohn

I've never been a waif; I have a womanly figure and always did.
- Joely Fisher

There is no point trying to figure out who is guilty
or not at un-balancing the planet.
I think we need to figure out and solve the problems
together and not isolate from each other.
- Sarah Polley

I just cash in on the fact that I'm good looking,
and I've got a nice figure and girls like me.
- Sid Vicious

I was once a student in a punk T-Shirt hooked on screwed-up scenarios.
That's how I became the esteemed cultural figure that I am today.
- Bruce Sterling

I didn't want to be the sissy figure skater,
you know.
- Scott Hamilton

I don't have a no-trade clause.
I figure someone is going to pick me up.
- Bobby Bonilla

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college,
where you figure out two plus two is 10,
or something.
- Dennis Rodman

And by the same token, I appreciate math,
because I can't do math.
If I have to read a map or figure out the tip on a restaurant bill,
I might start to tear up a little bit.
- Thomas Wilson

Everybody is sitting around saying, 'Well,
jeez, we need somebody to solve this problem of bias.'
That somebody is us.
We all have to try to figure out a better way to get along.
- Wilma Mankiller

If I was hearing something I couldn't do,
I would figure out how to do it.
- Bill Bruford

Basically, we are a whole world of people desperately
trying to figure out what is the dark side of our natures
and how much can we explore without becoming something else.
- William Petersen

It took me a long time to figure out how to act,
and how to conduct myself in the business so I could
get what I felt I needed to support my potential and
give them what they wanted.
- Harrison Ford

Try a thing you haven't done three times.
Once, to get over the fear of doing it.
Twice, to learn how to do it.
And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.
- Virgil Thomson

When you try to figure out what the religious right is,
it ultimately comes down either to one man,
Pat Robertson, or anyone who believes in a higher being
and wants their taxes cut.
- Ann Coulter

Some actors couldn't figure out how to withstand the constant rejection.
They couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel.
- Harrison Ford

Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each
other and trying to figure out a way to work together.
- John Breaux

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment;
the one being essentially restricted,
like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
- Honore de Balzac

What I loved about the acting class was that you got
to think all day long about a person that wasn't you,
and figure out why they were sad and what they wanted,
what they dreamed.
- Beth Henley

One cannot with impunity try to transfer this task
entirely to mechanical assistants if one wishes to figure something,
even though the final result is often small indeed.
- Max Webber

If you want to be in the automotive business,
you go to Detroit, and you figure it out.
If you want to be in entertainment, go to where it's at.
Go to Hollywood, go to New York.
- Nick Cannon

The whole point of Louis Armstrong is that no one can really figure him out.
There was a while where I thought you could try.
- Sarah Vowell

The first 20 stories written about a public figure
set the tone for the next 2,000 and it is almost impossible to reverse it.
- Charles W. Colson

You learn at a certain point that you have to focus
on the business side of music.
After getting ripped off a couple of times,
you figure out that you need to get a grip on it.
- Neil Schon

If you put somebody on a crack pipe and give them a 9 mm Baretta,
you don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out
what's going to happen next.
- James Lee Burke

Which, the first meeting with anybody is,
you know, everybody is on their best behavior.
It's only after you get to know them for a while that you figure out.
- Arthur Rock

Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to
get your money out of your child.
- Maggie Gallagher

I have found people don't want to be told.
That they can figure it out.
- Bob Woodward

A man does not automatically become a public figure
because he happens to build an empire out of chicken fat.
- James Pinckney Miller

That's really what science is just trying to figure stuff out,
and I like figuring stuff out.
- Steven Squyres

If you can figure out my success on the screen,
you're a better man than I. - Alan Ladd

The film is not a success until it makes money.
It's only good when there's a dollar figure attached to the box office.
- John Cusack

The last president we had was the smartest guy anyone
could remember and he did the dumbest thing anyone
has ever seen in the White House so go figure.
- Harry Shearer

I'm a serious eater and a seriously hungry person,
so I set out on that path to figure it out for myself,
and of course it really resonated with other people.
- Sally Schneider

He was definitely a father figure for all of us.
Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
- George Martin

Then you figure out that if you don't throw it as hard as you can,
you can put it where you want.
It's more important where you put it.
- Dennis Eckersley

I figure I'll be champ for about ten years and then
I'll let my brother take over -
like the Kennedys down in Washington.
- Muhammad Ali

True maturity is only reached when a man realizes he
has become a father figure to his girlfriends' boyfriends -
and he accepts it.
- Larry McMurtry

I'm still trying to figure out what the right line
is between myself and the people I play.
Sometimes I go too far one way or too far the other.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child.
They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it.
The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
- Elias Canetti

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

I'm not too fond of the hard work and the constant
battle with self-doubt that goes on when I write,
but I figure that's part of the territory.
- Robert Sheckley

Some fine day, Democrats may figure out how to get
on the right side of the value divide -
how to define America as a place of the common good
and not a playground of the strong.
- Todd Gitlin

If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks.
I've had them; everybody has had them.
But obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

Figure skating is an unlikely Olympic event but its good television.
It's sort of a combination of gymnastics and ballet.
A little sexy too which doesn't hurt.
- Andy Rooney

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting
the world on fire was a figure of speech.
- Franklin P. Jones


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