"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."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Dean Koontz on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Dean Koontz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Dean Koontz on Eminem
"I am not ashamed to say that no man I ever met was my father's equal, and I never loved any other man as much."Dean Koontz on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Dean Koontz on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"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."