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56 Great Sidney Sheldon Quotes

Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Playwright, Film director, Actor, Television producer, Author
Born On: February 11, 1917
Died On: January 30, 2007
Born In: Chicago
Died At Age: 89

Sidney Sheldon was a prolific American writer and producer, who won an ‘Academy Award’ for ‘The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer.’ He began his career with Broadway plays and then moved to motion pictures. He worked in television for nearly two decades and created shows like ‘I Dream of Jeannie,’ ‘Hart to Hart,’ and ‘The Patty Duke Show.’ He turned to writing top-selling romantic suspense novels after he turned 50. Some of his best-selling novels include ‘Range of Angels,’ ‘Master of the Game,’ and ‘The Other Side of Midnight.’ Here is collection of quotes and sayings by the celebrated novelist who is also the seventh top selling fiction writer of all times. 

Life is like a novel. It's filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page.

Life is like a novel. It's filled with suspense. You have no idea what is going to happen until you turn the page.

Sidney Sheldon
A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.

A blank piece of paper is God's way of telling us how hard it is to be God.

Sidney Sheldon
Nothing lasts forever.

Nothing lasts forever.

Sidney Sheldon
You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.

You have two choices. you can keep running and hiding and blaming the world for your problems, or you can stand up for yourself and decide to be somebody important.

Sidney Sheldon
Being poor is only romantic in books.

Being poor is only romantic in books.

Sidney Sheldon
I'm a woman. I have a right to change my mind.

I'm a woman. I have a right to change my mind.

Sidney Sheldon
To be successful you need friends and to be very successful you need enemies.

To be successful you need friends and to be very successful you need enemies.

Sidney Sheldon
The difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at the moment.

The difference between a rebel and a patriot depends upon who is in power at the moment.

Sidney Sheldon
Because there was a hunger in me to see everything and do everything. I wanted to be everyone I saw. I wasn't enough for me. Can you understand that?

Because there was a hunger in me to see everything and do everything. I wanted to be everyone I saw. I wasn't enough for me. Can you understand that?

Sidney Sheldon
Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.

Don't give up. There are too many nay-sayers out there who will try to discourage you. Don't listen to them. The only one who can make you give up is yourself.

Sidney Sheldon
Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you're in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.

Business is a game, played for fantastic stakes, and you're in competition with experts. If you want to win, you have to learn to be a master of the game.

Sidney Sheldon
You know, it's not fair. Women are judged inferior until we prove ourselves, and men are judged superior until they prove what assholes they are.

You know, it's not fair. Women are judged inferior until we prove ourselves, and men are judged superior until they prove what assholes they are.

Sidney Sheldon
If. A two-letter word for futility.

If. A two-letter word for futility.

Sidney Sheldon
God cannot take sides; for He is in all of us. We are all a part of Him, and when we try to destroy Him, we destroy ourselves.

God cannot take sides; for He is in all of us. We are all a part of Him, and when we try to destroy Him, we destroy ourselves.

Sidney Sheldon
I'm sure that whatever changed is only temporary. It will change again.

I'm sure that whatever changed is only temporary. It will change again.

Sidney Sheldon
When they die no one will ever know that once they lived.

When they die no one will ever know that once they lived.

Sidney Sheldon
Jamie enjoyed solitude, but loneliness was a constant ache.

Jamie enjoyed solitude, but loneliness was a constant ache.

Sidney Sheldon
You don't know what can happen tomorrow. Life is like a novel, isn't it? It's filled with suspense. You never know what's going to happen until you turn the page.

You don't know what can happen tomorrow. Life is like a novel, isn't it? It's filled with suspense. You never know what's going to happen until you turn the page.

Sidney Sheldon
I was scared. Do you know what it's like to hold someone else's life in
your hands? It's like playing God. Can you think of anything scarier than
that?

I was scared. Do you know what it's like to hold someone else's life in your hands? It's like playing God. Can you think of anything scarier than that?

Sidney Sheldon
Do you always throw your money away like this?

Do you always throw your money away like this?" "Only when I'm in love,

Sidney Sheldon
It moves at its own measured pace, for it has no reason to hurry. Tomorrow will come in its own good time.

It moves at its own measured pace, for it has no reason to hurry. Tomorrow will come in its own good time.

Sidney Sheldon
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.

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
...but ready or not,life goes on.

...but ready or not,life goes on.

Sidney Sheldon
To find riches is a beggar’s dream, but to find love is the dream of kings.

To find riches is a beggar’s dream, but to find love is the dream of kings.

Sidney Sheldon
You are my sun, and if the sun went out, the shadow would die.

You are my sun, and if the sun went out, the shadow would die.

Sidney Sheldon
I’m tired of the lies and the cheating, and the broken promises that were never meant to be kept.

I’m tired of the lies and the cheating, and the broken promises that were never meant to be kept.

Sidney Sheldon
Every man is a prisoner, and the greatest irony of all is to be the prisoner of another man.

Every man is a prisoner, and the greatest irony of all is to be the prisoner of another man.

Sidney Sheldon
It's bEtter tO hAte me 4 whO i Am,thAn tO lUv 4 wAt i'm pretNdng tO bE......

It's bEtter tO hAte me 4 whO i Am,thAn tO lUv 4 wAt i'm pretNdng tO bE......

Sidney Sheldon
Coleridge wrote,

Coleridge wrote, "Dreams are no shadows, but the very substances and calamities of my life.

Sidney Sheldon
Just remember, when someone has an accent, it means that he knows one more language than you do.

Just remember, when someone has an accent, it means that he knows one more language than you do.

Sidney Sheldon
Surely you’ve been sent from the heavens to teach us mortals what beauty is.

Surely you’ve been sent from the heavens to teach us mortals what beauty is.

Sidney Sheldon
She undressed slowly, dreamily, and when she was naked, she selected a bright red negligee to wear so that the blood would not show.

She undressed slowly, dreamily, and when she was naked, she selected a bright red negligee to wear so that the blood would not show.

Sidney Sheldon
Death is the number two fear that people have and public speaking is the first!

Death is the number two fear that people have and public speaking is the first!

Sidney Sheldon
If you don't know why,I could never explain it to you.

If you don't know why,I could never explain it to you.

Sidney Sheldon
I will survive, Tracy thought. I face mine enemies naked, and my courage is my shield.

I will survive, Tracy thought. I face mine enemies naked, and my courage is my shield.

Sidney Sheldon
When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours.

When you write a movie, you have a hundred collaborators. But when you write a novel, it's yours.

Sidney Sheldon
Sing me no songs of daylight,
For the sun is the enemy of lovers
Sing instead of shadows and darkness,
And memories of midnight

Sing me no songs of daylight, For the sun is the enemy of lovers Sing instead of shadows and darkness, And memories of midnight

Sidney Sheldon
To the ancient Greeks the word, dikaiosini,justice was often synonymous with ekdikisis,vengeance.

To the ancient Greeks the word, dikaiosini,justice was often synonymous with ekdikisis,vengeance.

Sidney Sheldon
He believed nothing he was told and trusted no one.

He believed nothing he was told and trusted no one.

Sidney Sheldon
Life is a very thin thread and it only takes a second to snap it

Life is a very thin thread and it only takes a second to snap it

Sidney Sheldon
Never let a friendly fox into your hen-house. One day he's going to get hungry.

Never let a friendly fox into your hen-house. One day he's going to get hungry.

Sidney Sheldon
We’re flimflam artists. But remember, sonny, you can’t con people unless they’re greedy to begin with. W. C. Fields had it right. You can’t cheat an honest man.

We’re flimflam artists. But remember, sonny, you can’t con people unless they’re greedy to begin with. W. C. Fields had it right. You can’t cheat an honest man.

Sidney Sheldon
Once you have the solution, the problem might not be interesting.

Once you have the solution, the problem might not be interesting.

Sidney Sheldon
Not now.It's too late.It was always too late.

Not now.It's too late.It was always too late.

Sidney Sheldon
But there was not a police car in sight. Sure, Tracy thought in disgust. They’re never around when you need them.

But there was not a police car in sight. Sure, Tracy thought in disgust. They’re never around when you need them.

Sidney Sheldon
But she was looking into the past, trying to understand when it was that all the laughter died.

But she was looking into the past, trying to understand when it was that all the laughter died.

Sidney Sheldon
Even when lightning flashes inside them [clouds], we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, next pain, next breath, the next page. This is how we go on.

Even when lightning flashes inside them [clouds], we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, next pain, next breath, the next page. This is how we go on.

Sidney Sheldon
The voices would not stop. They were a torment, Her past became a kaleidoscope of shifting images that kept racing through her mind.

The voices would not stop. They were a torment, Her past became a kaleidoscope of shifting images that kept racing through her mind.

Sidney Sheldon
Is Reading Doomsday Conspiracy!!!!!!

Is Reading Doomsday Conspiracy!!!!!!

Sidney Sheldon
Inspector Tinou sat silent. The Greek police department did not welcome interference from other countries in their affairs. Particularly Americans. They are always too-sou, so sure of themselves.

Inspector Tinou sat silent. The Greek police department did not welcome interference from other countries in their affairs. Particularly Americans. They are always too-sou, so sure of themselves.

Sidney Sheldon
Women are judged inferior until we prove ourselves, and men are judged superior until they prove what assholes they are.”
— 	

Dr. Kat Hunter

Women are judged inferior until we prove ourselves, and men are judged superior until they prove what assholes they are.” — Dr. Kat Hunter

Sidney Sheldon
The future was clay, to be moulded day by day, but the past was bedrock, immutable.

The future was clay, to be moulded day by day, but the past was bedrock, immutable.

Sidney Sheldon
It will be a honeymoon,Demiris told her.She got the honeymoon but not the wedding.

It will be a honeymoon,Demiris told her.She got the honeymoon but not the wedding.

Sidney Sheldon
Never let a friendly fox into your hen-house. One day he’s going to get hungry.

Never let a friendly fox into your hen-house. One day he’s going to get hungry.

Sidney Sheldon
If you believe in what you are doing, then you must fight for it. You must stay. Do not let anyone frighten you away.

If you believe in what you are doing, then you must fight for it. You must stay. Do not let anyone frighten you away.

Sidney Sheldon
That the countries that attack America for being too money-oriented are always the first to beg us for loans.” It was the subject on which she and

That the countries that attack America for being too money-oriented are always the first to beg us for loans.” It was the subject on which she and

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