"I believe that, like most writers, my personality comes through in the fiction. So in that respect my writing can't be like any other author's really."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Paul Kane on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Paul Kane on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Paul Kane on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Paul Kane on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Paul Kane on Abraham Lincoln
"The most terrifying thing I can think of is being alone - and I mean utterly alone, like no one else in the world alone - at night. That's the nucleus of the first story in my collection and it's also where the title came from for the book."
"I can look back at stuff I wrote in my early days and squirm at some of the mistakes I made. But we're all learning every day we never stop. I just hope people keep on liking what I do. That gives me such a kick."
"As for goals, I don't set myself those anymore. I'm not one of these 'I must have achieved this and that by next year' kind of writers. I take things as they come and find that patience and persistence tend to win out in the end."
"I've had a lot of very positive feedback about those stories, and seem to have struck upon something that most people feel. I can also tap dance, and don't know many other authors who can."
"I love a good laugh as well, I think that's so important in life, which is probably why I've dabbled in comedy writing as well as horror. I think if you can make someone laugh or smile it's the most special thing in the world."