"I never saw any of my dad's stories. My mother said he had piles and piles of manuscripts."
"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."Stephen King on Pope John XXIII
"When one has not had a good father, one must create one."Stephen King on Friedrich Nietzsche
"My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him."Stephen King 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."Stephen King on Hedy Lamarr
"Whoever does not have a good father should procure one."Stephen King on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."
"What charitable 1 percenters can't do is assume responsibility - America's national responsibilities: the care of its sick and its poor, the education of its young, the repair of its failing infrastructure, the repayment of its staggering war debts."