The Best Jim Henson quotes

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Here are the most interesting Work, Love, Time, Life, World quotes from Jim Henson, and much more.


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About Jim Henson

birth of the author

September 24, 1936

death of the author

May 16, 1990

college of the author

Alma Mater:
University Of Maryland, College Park

occupation of the author

Puppeteer, Animator, Cartoonist, Actor, Inventor, Composer And More.

date of the author

Years Active:

award of the author

Courage Conscience Award Emmy Award Disney Legend Award Inkpot Award


No time is wasted time. — Jim Henson

My dad was a workaholic, i have four siblings, and for us to see our father, we would spend a lot of time hanging out in his studios and his workshop. — Jim Henson

I wouldn’t like to be that famous, I value my privacy. Mind you, Miss Piggy enjoys every moment of it. If it were not for me, she would spend all her time in the limelight. — Frank Oz

Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs. — Jim Henson

no time is wasted time Jim Henson quote

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and it may be necessary from time to time to give a stupid or misinformed beholder a black eye. — Jim Henson

At the time of Polaroid–and I did a couple of other commercials just before I stopped doing that stuff–at that point I was at the level where they respect you and your opinion and all that sort of thing. — Jim Henson


It’s a wonderful life and I love it. — Jim Henson

Please watch out for each other and love and forgive everybody. It’s a good life, enjoy it. — Jim Henson

Nobody creates a fad. It just happens. People love going along with the idea of a beautiful pig. It’s like a conspiracy. — Jim Henson

it s a wonderful life and i love it Jim Henson quote

I love Britain, I lived there for nine years doing shows and things, but I don’t know what a British sensibility is. I’d like to have someone tell me what an American sensibility is. — Frank Oz


If you care about what you do and work hard at it, there isn’t anything you can’t do if you want to. — Jim Henson

The more work I do, the more important it is to work with people I like–who are very talented. — Frank Oz

I just want to do good work. That’s all I want to do. I don’t have big aspirations like being the President of the United States, I just want to do good work. That’s all. — Frank Oz

The only way the magic works is by hard work. But hard work can be fun. — Jim Henson

the only way the magic works is by hard work but hard work can be fun Jim Henson quote

I believe that we form our own lives, that we create our own reality, and that everything works out for the best. — Jim Henson

I just want to work with talented people who are enjoyable to be with, and take big huge risks from high comedy to deep, dark, brooding drama, to thriller. I just want to go back and forth. — Frank Oz

A film is not done by one person. It’s done by a lot of people. I love this whole collaborative aspect. When it works well, you end up with something better than any of us started out to do. — Jim Henson

When I did Yoda, me and three other people worked our asses off, and I was sweating every single day, it was tough as hell. Now that it’s CGI, 24 people work on Yoda, and I get all the credit––I do nothing. — Frank Oz

We thought it would be fun to try to design a show that would work well internationally and so that’ s what we’re intending to do with Fraggle Rock, and we are indeed now selling it around the world. — Jim Henson

An owl is born with all his questions answered. — A.C.H. Smith


The beauty of nature has been one of the great inspirations in my life. — Jim Henson

If our ‘message’ is anything, it’s a positive approach to life. That life is basically good. People are basically good. — Jim Henson

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Life is meant to be fun, and joyous, and fulfilling. — Jim Henson

I try hard not to judge anyone, and I try to bless everyone who is part of my life, particularly anyone with whom I am having any problems. — Jim Henson

the beauty of nature has been one of the great inspirations in my life Jim Henson quote

All of a sudden you realise that you are the person who has control of your life. — Jim Henson

Certainly I’ve lived my whole life through my imagination. But the world of imagination is there for all of us–a sense of play, of pretending, of wonder. It’s there with us as we live. — Jim Henson

There’s great value in being able to step back and laugh at yourself, at life, and at attitudes. Laughter helps you put everything into perspective. — Jim Henson

Follow your enthusiasm. It’s something I’ve always believed in. Find those parts of your life you enjoy the most. Do what you enjoy doing. — Jim Henson

Our job as directors is to entertain an audience, it’s not just to do it for the director. You might as well sit in a white room and look at the movie for the rest of your life–it’s ridiculous. — Frank Oz

life is meant to be fun and joyous and fulfilling Jim Henson quote

I believe that life is basically a process of growth–that we go through many lives, choosing those situations and problems that we will learn through. — Jim Henson

Life is a kind of Labyrinth, with all its twists and turns, its straight paths and its occasional dead ends. — Jim Henson

I think there are lots of ways of leading very good lives and growing spiritually. This process of growth goes on whether we believe it or not. — Jim Henson

Somebody like a Piggy or a Kermit, there needs to be several versions and so there will be several of them. — Jim Henson


When I was young, my ambition was to be one of the people who made a difference in this world. My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there. — Jim Henson

my hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when i got here Jim Henson quote

My hope still is to leave the world a bit better than when I got here. — Jim Henson

I had the unIque comfort that the world knew hIm and was sad wIth me. — Jim Henson

As children, we all live in a world of imagination, of fantasy, and for some of us that world of make–believe continues into adulthood. — Jim Henson

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