"French is the language that turns dirt into romance."
"Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow."Stephen King on William Shakespeare
"Deceiving others. That is what the world calls a romance."Stephen King on Oscar Wilde
"The word 'romance,' according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime."Stephen King on Billy Graham
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."Stephen King on Charlie Chaplin
"Romantic love is mental illness. But it's a pleasurable one. It's a drug. It distorts reality, and that's the point of it. It would be impossible to fall in love with someone that you really saw."Stephen King on Fran Lebowitz
"A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder."
"Like anything else that happens on its own, the act of writing is beyond currency. Money is great stuff to have, but when it comes to the act of creation, the best thing is not to think of money too much. It constipates the whole process."
"But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed."
"We like to think about how smart we are. But I think talent as a writer is hard-wired in, it's all there, at least the basic elements of it. You can't change it any more than you can choose whether to be right handed or left handed."
"I never saw any of my dad's stories. My mother said he had piles and piles of manuscripts."