"In my late teenage years, I developed a real passion for it, and wrote a lot of poetry."
"All bad poetry springs from genuine feeling."Danielle Steel on Oscar Wilde
"A poet can survive everything but a misprint."Danielle Steel on Oscar Wilde
"Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things."Danielle Steel on T. S. Eliot
"Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words."Danielle Steel on Robert Frost
"A poem begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness."Danielle Steel on Robert Frost
"I am endlessly busy, bringing up five young kids, and trying to keep up with the three older ones. I still spend most of my life driving car pools."
"I studied literature design and fashion design."
"I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I'd become famous."
"The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids."
"People are much more inclined to believe and say bad things about you if you're famous."