"You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Stephen King on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Stephen King on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Stephen King on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Stephen King on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Stephen King on Dalai Lama
"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."