"Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Dean Koontz on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Dean Koontz on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Dean Koontz on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Dean Koontz on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Dean Koontz on Ronald Reagan
"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."
"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."
"I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it, for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it."