Stephen King, fully Stephen Edwin King

Stephen
King, fully Stephen Edwin King
1947

American Author of Contemporary Horror, Supernatural Fiction, Suspense, Science Fiction and Fantasy

Author Quotes

Writing is magic, as much the water of life as any other creative art. The water is free. So drink. Drink and be filled up.

You cannot hope to sweep someone else away by the force of your writing until it has been done to you.

You know," King said, "I'm not much good at telling stories. That sounds like a paradox, but it's not; it's the reason I write them down.

You'll consider what you did wrong & bookend your reflections with hunger - no supper, no breakfast.

They were trying to run, trying to hide. But the rock would not hide them; the dead tree gave no shelter.

Time continued to pass - the oldest trick in the world, and maybe the only one that really is magic.

Trust, a sense of humor, and don't let the sun go down on an argument without trying to make it up. That's all I know about good marriage. I've been married a long time - it seems to be working.

We are going to fight. We are going to be hurt. And in the end, we will stand.

Weird love's better than no love at all.

What if I fall?' Tim cried. Maerlyn laughed. 'Sooner or later, we all do.

When facts speak, the wise man listens.

When the time is gone, you can never get it back.

Whenever anything happens in America, they have to gold-plate it, like baby shoes. That way you can forget it.

Working with him was sort of like trying to defuse a bomb with somebody standing behind you and every now and then clashing a pair of cymbals together. In a word, upsetting.

Writing is not life, but I think that sometimes it can be a way back to life.

You can't be careful on a skateboard.

You learn best by reading a lot and writing a lot, and the most valuable lessons of all are the ones you teach yourself.

Your daddy... sometimes he does things he's sorry for later. Sometimes he doesn't think the way he should. That doesn't happen very often, but sometimes it does.

They're animals, all right. But why are you so goddam sure that makes us human beings?

Time heals all wounds.

Try any goddam thing you like, no matter how boringly normal or outrageous. If it works, fine. If it doesn't, toss it. Toss it even if you love it.

We don't know the days that will change our lives. Probably just as well.

We'll just have to get along. That's what people do, you know? They just get along. And try to help each other.

What if there were no grownups? Suppose the whole idea of grownups was an illusion? What if their money was really just playground marbles, their business deals no more than baseball-card trades, their wars only games of guns in the park? What if they were all still snotty-nosed kids inside their suits and dresses? Christ, that couldn't be, could it? It was too horrible to think about.

When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.'

First Name
Stephen
Last Name
King, fully Stephen Edwin King
Birth Date
1947
Bio

American Author of Contemporary Horror, Supernatural Fiction, Suspense, Science Fiction and Fantasy