"I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life."
"Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible."Dean Koontz on Dalai Lama
"Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy."Dean Koontz on Norman Vincent Peale
"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others."Dean Koontz on Ayn Rand
"If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much."Dean Koontz on Jim Rohn
"If you're going through hell, keep going."Dean Koontz on Winston Churchill
"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."