"I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Dean Koontz on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Dean Koontz on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Dean Koontz on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Dean Koontz on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Dean Koontz on Albert Camus
"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."