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William Goldman Quote of the Day

Welcome to these William Goldman Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

Yes, I am a failed playwright.
I had three shows on Broadway by the time I was 30.
They all flopped, and I fled.
- William Goldman

We are men of action, lies do not become us.
- William Goldman

You can never trust what you read.
- William Goldman

One way an author dies a little each day is when his books go out of print.
- William Goldman

 

Being a screenwriter is not enough for a full creative life.
- William Goldman

Never argue with your wife about hostility when she's a certified Freudian.
- William Goldman

The easiest thing to do on earth is not write.
- William Goldman


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Life is pain, highness.
Anyone who tells you differently is selling something.
- William Goldman

But this is life on earth, you can't have everything.
- William Goldman

There is one crucial rule that must be followed in all creative meetings.
Never speak first.
At least at the start, your job is to shut up.
- William Goldman

Nobody knows anything.
- William Goldman

As far as the filmmaking process is concerned,
stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
- William Goldman

Life isn't fair.
It's just fairer than death, that's all.
- William Goldman

As you awaken,
may your dreams greet you by name,
and may you answer, "Yes!"
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

As the evening beckons with the promise of tomorrow...
may your gratitude rise up and with strength answer, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Never allow a person to tell you NO
who doesn't have the power to say YES.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Yes! it takes courage to act upon your dreams.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Your informed, "no," to a particular service
allows another to offer their
gifted and unreserved, "yes."
- Mary Anne Radmacher

One whispered yes becomes the wind song over an ocean of no's.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Ideas, yes.
Inspiration, yes.
Creativity, yes.
Planning, yes.
Perseverance, yes.
More perseverance, yes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The big question is whether you are going to be able
to say a hearty yes to your adventure.
- Joseph Campbell

And yes, I loved.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Oh yes, the past can hurt.
But, you can either run from it or, learn from it.
- the movie The Lion King

Walk on road, hmmm?
Walk left side, safe. Walk right side, safe.
Walk middle, sooner or later get squish just like grape.
Here, karate, same thing.
Either you karate do "yes" or karate do "no."
You karate do "guess so," squish just like grape. Understand?
- Miyagi: character in the movie Karate Kid

I say "YES" to the opportunities life offers me.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today, I say yes to forgiving.
I commit to being for-giving love
and for-giving compassion in all areas of my life.
- Sheri Rosenthal

Make your "yes" mean yes,
and your "no" mean no.
- John Wooden

I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can live the life you love -
even in the face of the most challenging circumstances.
While sometimes it may appear that life throws more obstacles
in your path than you can handle,
you can always choose to be happy.
Yes, you are that powerful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

My dad taught me true words you have to use in every relationship.
Yes, baby.
- Star Jones

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch
a new one that's fit to make an old one out of.
- Sarah Orne Jewett

Yes, Mother.
I can see you are flawed.
You have not hidden it.
That is your greatest gift to me.
- Alice Walker

I imagine that yes is the only living thing.
- e. e. cummings

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'.
Oops.
Wrong One.
'Do it yourself'.
Yes, that's it.
- Linus Torvalds

Yes, we love peace, but we are not willing to take wounds for it,
as we are for war.
- John Andrew Holmes

I thank you God for this most amazing day,
for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and for the blue dream of sky
and for everything which is natural,
which is infinite, which is yes.
- e. e. cummings

Give your time and efforts freely or not at all.
When you are tempted to say,
"Oh, if I have to, I'll skip my golf game
and watch my daughter play soccer," don't do it.
Either generate the heart-felt emotion
to make the free-will gift,
"I'd love to watch your game today, Sandy,"
or the honesty to decline the request gracefully.
Martyrdom doesn't create happiness
for any of the parties involved.
An honest, "No" is preferable to a coerced "Yes."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Rabbit's clever," said Pooh thoughtfully.
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit's clever."
"And he has Brain."
"Yes," said Piglet, "Rabbit has Brain."
There was a long silence.
"I suppose," said Pooh, "that that's why he never understands anything."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Fear of the unknown is
the greatest fear of humankind,
and death the greatest unknown.
Acknowledging these doubts and the fears
is a powerful beginning.
It is liberating to say,
"Yes, I don't know, and yes, I am afraid."
Beyond that, the path to happiness
lies in living in the moment -
enjoying what you are doing today.
You don't need a reason to be happy,
just a choice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tonight, late, when I'm still not done with the day
but must comply with sleep,
I can whisper, "There was done a little good today.
Today I changed myself and the world, just a little.
And yes, I loved." Most days, that is enough.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I'm really schizophrenic about that,
because on the one hand I would say,
yes there is, there's something inherently,
even violent about it, it's wild and raw and all this.
- Lester Bangs

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

Everything is relative.
Is the Internet fast? Not for most people.
Is it always on? Yes, for cable modem and DSL users
but that represents a tiny percentage of users.
- John Patrick

Yes, Carl Vine stuck around.
He's now number one composer for choreography.
- Graeme Murphy

Coming back to Yes is like never having left.
Even when I have not been in the band,
I have always felt part of it.
- Rick Wakeman

Does advertising corrupt editors? Yes it does,
but fewer editors than you may suppose...
the vast majority of editors are incorruptible.
- David Ogilvy

Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice,
but everyone has a book in them.
Yes, that old cliche.
- Tanith Lee

I loved education, and, yes, I did want to go on learning.
- Arthur Hailey

Yes, I love playing cartoony characters.
Been known for that.
- Joan Collins

Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes.
- James Galway

Have I been wiretapped? Yes.
But who they said wiretapped me was incorrect.
- Farrah Fawcett

Yes, I did feel a special responsibility to be the
first American woman in space.
- Sally Ride

Yes, I do agree we need health care reform;
however,
this bill badly misses the mark.
Congress can and must do better for the American people.
- John Mica

Yes, I always imagined living in other places.
- Cornelia Funke

Yes, Israel's our ally.
But, are the Palestinians our enemy? No,
they are not.
- Brent Scowcroft

I said 'Brian, no one is going to respect me as a mother after this.'
He said,
'oh no, yes they will, this is a movie,
don't worry about it.' But they're not.
- Nia Long

A nuclear weapon of some dimension, whether it's actually a nuclear weapon,
or a dirty bomb, or some kind of radiological device.
Yes, I think it's probably a near thing.
- Michael Scheuer

Yes; quaint and curious war is!
You shoot a fellow down you'd treat if met where any bar is,
or help to half-a-crown.
- Thomas Hardy

Children are very cruel, yes.
Of course.
Children are extraordinarily cruel little creatures.
- Dennis Potter

Too many of us fail to fulfill our needs because we say no rather than yes,
or perhaps later in life, yes when we should say no.
- William Glasser

Was I believer in Enron Corporation? Yes,
sir, I was.
- Jeffrey Skilling

And I said, yes, if you think that I avoid bloodshed by standing aside,
then I will stand aside.
- Kamisese Mara

Wild at Heart made a few people angry-they thought
I was exploiting women by showing that when a woman
says no she really means yes.
- Laura Dern

I'll also say, yes, I think the change in black consciuosness
in recent years has made me more sensitive to injustice
in every area of my life.
- Curt Flood


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