"I think any period in history can be adapted into interesting fiction, as long as you approach the actual history with respect."
"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."Seth Grahame-Smith on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Seth Grahame-Smith on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Seth Grahame-Smith 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."Seth Grahame-Smith on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Seth Grahame-Smith on Abraham Lincoln
"But if you read Jane Austen, you know that she had a wicked sense of humor. Not only was she funny, but her early writing was very dark and had a gothic tone to it."
"There are so many stories to tell in the worlds of science fiction, the worlds of fantasy and horror that to confine yourself to even doing historical revisionist fiction, whatever you want to call it - mash-ups, gimmick lit, absurdist fiction - I don't know if I want to do that anymore."