"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."
"Life can only be understood backwards but it must be lived forwards."Dean Koontz on Soren Kierkegaard
"The only source of knowledge is experience."Dean Koontz on Albert Einstein
"Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn."Dean Koontz on C. S. Lewis
"Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes."Dean Koontz on Oscar Wilde
"A man who carries a cat by the tail learns something he can learn in no other way."Dean Koontz on Mark Twain
"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."
"I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it, for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it."