Sidney Sheldon Quotes


31 Sidney Sheldon quotes:



"I love the freedom that the narrative form provides."
"I try to give both my heroes and villains an emotional dimensionality which provides the motivation for their actions."
"My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place - police, firefighters and members of our armed forces."
"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."
"When people tell me I've kept them up all night, I feel like I've succeeded."
"What I do is put my characters into situations that are so precarious there is no way to get out. And then I figure how to get them out."
"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."
"Another woman approached me while I was having lunch at the Russian Tea Room in New York and told me that the reason she had become a lawyer was because she had read Rage of Angels. To me, that kind of feedback has more meaning than any sales figures."
"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."
"I admire people who are, by nature, kind and fair to others."
"I think that's because believable action is based on authenticity, and accuracy is very important to me. I always spend time researching my novels, exploring the customs and attitudes of the county I'm using for their setting."
"I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie would not take terrible advantage of her, so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor - which is why I made the male lead an astronaut. The rest, as they say, is history."
"I will not write about anyplace in the world unless I've been there to personally research it."
"I worked in Hollywood as a reader and a would-be writer for about 6 years before I sold my first story."
"If there is any secret to my success, I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think my readers care about them."
"In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms, but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking. It's a much more in-depth process."
"Writing novels is the most exciting."
"On 'Jeannie' it said 'Created by Sidney Sheldon, written by Sidney Sheldon.' It was like an ego trip,"
Author: Sheldon Quotes Category: Ego Quotes
"I always spend time exploring the customs and attitudes of the countries I'm using for locations, and interviewing the people who live there. I've visited over 90 countries thus far."
"I go to great lengths to make certain situations feel right to the reader."



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