"Until he lost all his money, my father was a successful north London Jewish businessman. He was unusual among his immediate family in that he was enormously cultured and had an incredible library."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Anthony Horowitz on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Anthony Horowitz on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Anthony Horowitz on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Anthony Horowitz on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Anthony Horowitz on Margaret Mead
"I vividly remember being 14. That was the age when I started to get happy: I started being a writer and stopped being a loser."
"My greatest fear is disappointing the reader, so each book has to be better than the one before."
"I fear dying in the middle of a book. It would be so annoying to write 80,000 words and not get to the end. I'm phobic about it. So when I'm writing a book I leave messages all over the house for people to know how the story ends, and then someone can finish it for me."
"I believe that, by and large, people are good and everybody you meet is more likely to surprise you in a positive way than in a negative way."
"My wife, Jill, and I have an incredibly close working relationship, and an incredibly happy married one. We met through work. I was the world's worst advertising copywriter. She had the misfortune to be my account director, so from the very start she was my boss, and she still is."