"I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life."
"In three words I can sum up everything I've learned about life: it goes on."Dean Koontz on Robert Frost
"Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment."Dean Koontz on Buddha
"Throughout life people will make you mad, disrespect you and treat you bad. Let God deal with the things they do, cause hate in your heart will consume you too."Dean Koontz on Will Smith
"Life is a song - sing it. Life is a game - play it. Life is a challenge - meet it. Life is a dream - realize it. Life is a sacrifice - offer it. Life is love - enjoy it."Dean Koontz on Sai Baba
"A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing."Dean Koontz on George Bernard Shaw
"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."