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  • #1
    Stephen King
    “Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”
    Stephen King


  • #2
    Robert Bloch
    “Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.”
    Robert Bloch


  • #3
    Stephen King
    “Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.”
    Stephen King


  • #4
    Stephen King
    “I think that we're all mentally ill. Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better - and maybe not all that much better after all.”
    Stephen King


  • #5
    Stephen King
    “I recognize terror as the finest emotion and so I will try to terrorize the reader. But if I find that I cannot terrify, I will try to horrify, and if I find that I cannot horrify, I'll go for the gross-out. I'm not proud. ”
    Stephen King


  • #6
    Stephen King
    “Alone. Yes, that's the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn't hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.”
    Stephen King


  • #7
    Stephen King
    “Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.”
    Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft


  • #8
    Stephen King
    “That wasn't any act of God. That was an act of pure human fuckery.”
    Stephen King, The Stand


  • #9
    Stephen King
    “A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.”
    Stephen King


  • #10
    Stephen King
    “If you write books, you go on one page at a time. We turn from all we know and all we fear. We study catalogues, watch football games, choose Sprint over AT&T. We count the birds in the sky and will not turn from the window when we hear the footsteps behind as something comes up the hall; we say yes, I agree that clouds often look like other things - fish and unicorns and men on horseback - but they are really only clouds. Even when the lightning flashes inside them we say they are only clouds and turn our attention to the next meal, the next pain, the next breath, the next page.
    This is how we go on.”
    Stephen King


  • #11
    Stephen King
    “Give me just enough information so that I can lie convincingly.”
    Stephen King


  • #12
    Stephen King
    “When asked, "How do you write?" I invariably answer, "One word at a time," and the answer is invariably dismissed. But that is all it is. It sounds too simple to be true, but consider the Great Wall of China, if you will: one stone at a time, man. That's all. One stone at a time. But I've read you can see that motherfucker from space without a telescope.”
    Stephen King


  • #13
    Stephen King
    “It's actually against my religion to laugh at men who are toting guns.”
    Stephen King


  • #14
    Stephen King
    “The medical definition of miracle is misdiagnosis.”
    Stephen King, Just After Sunset


  • #15
    Stephen King
    “We fall from womb to tomb, from one blackness and toward another, remembering little of the one and knowing nothing of the other ... except through faith.”
    Stephen King, Danse Macabre


  • #16
    Stephen King
    “I see things, that's all. Write enough stories and every shadow on the floor looks like a footprint; every line in the dirt like a secret message.”
    Stephen King, Bag of Bones


  • #17
    Stephen King
    “Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.”
    Stephen King


  • #18
    Stephen King
    “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”
    Stephen King


  • #19
    Stephen King
    “If stone-sober people can fuck like they're out of their minds -- can actually be out of their minds while caught in that throe -- why shouldn't writers be able to go bonkers and still stay sane?”
    Stephen King
    tags: amen


  • #20
    Stephen King
    “French is the language that turns dirt into romance.”
    Stephen King


  • #21
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


  • #22
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor


  • #23
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


  • #24
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “We'll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we create.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


  • #25
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “You have a choice. Live or die.
    Every breath is a choice.
    Every minute is a choice.
    Every time you don't throw yourself down the stairs, that's a choice. Every time you don't crash your car, you re-enlist.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor


  • #26
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “It's only in drugs or death we'll see anything new, and death is just too controlling.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Survivor


  • #27
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Invisible Monsters


  • #28
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “Some stories, you use up. Others use you up.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Haunted


  • #29
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club


  • #30
    Chuck Palahniuk
    “When you think about it, Johnny Appleseed was a fucking ecological terrorist.”
    Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby




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