Stephen King Quotes.
French is the language that turns dirt into romance.
Get busy living, or get busy dying.
Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.
I think that we’re all mentally ill. Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better – and maybe not all that much better after all.
And poets, in my view, and I think the view of most people, do speak God’s language – it’s better, it’s finer, it’s language on a higher plane than ordinary people speak in their daily lives.
I was in enough to get along with people. I was never socially inarticulate. Not a loner. And that saved my life, saved my sanity. That and the writing. But to this day I distrust anybody who thought school was a good time. Anybody.
Talent is a wonderful thing, but it won’t carry a quitter.
It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.
A good reputation is something that must be earned, yet can never be bought.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
We’ve switched from a culture that was interested in manufacturing, economics, politics – trying to play a serious part in the world – to a culture that’s really entertainment-based.
That’s something that is almost accidental at the beginning of a career, but the more you write, the more trained you are to recognize the little signals.
I am the literary equivalent of a Big Mac and fries.
Like anything else that happens on its own, the act of writing is beyond currency. Money is great stuff to have, but when it comes to the act of creation, the best thing is not to think of money too much. It constipates the whole process.