Quotes by Jim Henson

"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."
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"[Kids] don't remember what you try to teach them. They remember what you are."
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"There's not a word yet, for old friends who've just met."
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"Only time can heal your broken heart. Just as only time can heal his broken arms and legs."
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"The most sophisticated people I know - inside they are all children."
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Books by Jim Henson

Jim Henson
  • Jim Henson

  • Date of birth: September 24, 1936
  • Died: May 16, 1990
  • Born: in Greenville, Mississippi, The United States.

  • Description: James Maury "Jim" Henson was the most widely known puppeteer in American television history. He was the creator of The Muppets and the leading force behind their long creative run in the television series Sesame Street and The Muppet Show and films such as The Muppet Movie (1979) and The Dark Crystal (1982). He was also an Oscar-nominated film director, Emmy Award-winning television producer, and the founder of The Jim Henson Company, the Jim Henson Foundation, and Jim Henson's Creature Shop. Henson is widely acknowledged for the ongoing vision of faith, friendship, magic, and love which infused nearly all of his work.

    When Henson died on May 16, 1990, his sudden death resulted in an outpouring of public and professional affection. There have since been numerous tributes and dedications in his memory. Henson’s companies, which are now run by his children, continue to produce films and television shows.

    Humanitarian, muppeteer, producer and director of films for children that encourage tolerance, interracial values, equality and fair play. He was awarded the Courage of Conscience award September 26, 1992.

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