"I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society."
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."Dean Koontz on Mahatma Gandhi
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."Dean Koontz on Robert A. Heinlein
"It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society."Dean Koontz on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"A people that values its privileges above its principles soon loses both."Dean Koontz on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"There is more to life than increasing its speed."Dean Koontz on Mahatma Gandhi
"One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he's the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong."
"Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool."
"There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him."
"Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love."
"In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience."