"The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool."
"Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none."Stephen King on William Shakespeare
"For every good reason there is to lie, there is a better reason to tell the truth."Stephen King on Bo Bennett
"Learning to trust is one of life's most difficult tasks."Stephen King on Isaac Watts
"Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement."Stephen King on Golda Meir
"To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved."Stephen King on George MacDonald
"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."