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"The foolish think the Eagle weak, and easy to bring to heel. The Eagle's wings are silken, but its claws are made of steel." Sidney Sheldon
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"Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal, and was not afraid to stand on that platform. The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine." Sidney Sheldon
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"I go to great lengths to make certain situations feel right to the reader." Sidney Sheldon
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"I think people throughout the world identify with my characters." Sidney Sheldon
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"Stories had always been told about male genies coming out of bottles, but they were usually fat, old men. Never had the genie been a gorgeous woman, so that idea really appealed to me, and I created the series based on that premise." Sidney Sheldon
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"Talent is a gift that can be given, and it can be taken away. We have to appreciate that." Sidney Sheldon
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"The Dalai Lama. He is a very wise man of great inner peace who believes that happiness is the purpose of our lives. Through his teachings and leadership, he continues to make this world a better place in which to live." Sidney Sheldon
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"The fact that my female characters have strong personalities but are also physically attractive probably reflects the women I've known in my life." Sidney Sheldon
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"The part of my writing I find the most rewarding is when people write to me or speak to me in public to tell me how his or her life has been changed by my books." Sidney Sheldon
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"The thing that made Groucho special was the way he used his body parts. He also had a wicked tongue. People didn't realize it, but when Groucho said something, he meant it." Sidney Sheldon
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"There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating." Sidney Sheldon
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"Try to leave the Earth a better place than when you arrived." Sidney Sheldon
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"When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours." Sidney Sheldon
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"Women's value has been under-recognized for far too long." Sidney Sheldon
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"On 'Jeannie' it said 'Created by Sidney Sheldon, written by Sidney Sheldon.' It was like an ego trip," Sidney Sheldon
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"Some of the most flattering fan mail I get are from women who want to know how I can understand and write like a woman, and that pleases me very much because I love women," Sidney Sheldon
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"As I dictate, other characters come in and the story begins to form, and I really talk the story," Sidney Sheldon
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"That was the year every show on the air went to color, except for one, and I found out that Screen Gems wasn't willing to pay for color because it was an extra $300 a show," Sidney Sheldon
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"It also came at a time that the networks weren't liberal about what they showed, and the network panicked when they realized they'd bought a show with a beautiful half-naked woman who moves in with a bachelor and says, 'What can I do for you?' I got a 22-page memo, with specific guidelines of what we couldn't do." Sidney Sheldon
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"Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page." Sidney Sheldon
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"When people tell me I've kept them up all night, I feel like I've succeeded." Sidney Sheldon
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