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Stephen King
“People don't get better, they just get smarter. When you get smarter you don't stop pulling the wings off flies, you just think of better reasons for doing it.”
Stephen King, Carrie

Stephen King
“The world had teeth and it could bite you with them anytime it wanted.”
Stephen King, The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon

Stephen King
“In the year 2025, the best men don't run for president, they run for their lives. . . .”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Susanna Clarke
“When he awoke it was dawn. Or something like dawn. The light was watery, dim and incomparably sad. Vast, grey, gloomy hills rose up all around them and in between the hills there was a wide expanse of black bog.
Stephen had never seen a landscape so calculated to reduce the onlooker to utter despair in an instant. "This is one of your kingdoms, I suppose, sir?" he said. "My kingdoms?" exclaimed the gentleman in surprize. "Oh, no! This is Scotland!”
Susanna Clarke, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Stephen King
“Seven, Richie thought. That's the magic number. There has to be seven of us. That's the way it's supposed to be.”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“Kill you all!" The clown was laughing and screaming. "Try to stop me and I'll kill you all! Drive you crazy and then kill you all! You can't stop me!”
Stephen King, It

Richard Bachman
“Craziness is only a matter of degree, and there are lots of people besides me who have the urge to roll heads. They go to stock-car races and the horror movies and the wrestling matches they have in Portland Expo. Maybe what she said smacked of all those things, but I admired her for saying out loud, all the same--the price of honesty is always high. She had an admirable grasp of the fundamentals. Besides, she was tiny and pretty.”
Richard Bachman, Rage

Stephen King
“Once again there was the desert, and that only.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“For a moment he felt a wild hope: perhaps this really was a nightmare. Perhaps he would awake in his own bed, bathed in sweat, shaking, maybe even crying . . . but alive. Safe. Then he pushed the thought away. Its charm was deadly, its comfort fatal.”
Stephen King, It

Richard Bachman
“You've got a shitty habit, you know it? I've noticed it on all those TV drive-safely pitches that you do. You breathe in people's ears. You sound like a stallion in heat, Philbrick. That's a shitty habit. You also sound like you're reading off a teleprompter, even when you're not. You ought to take care of stuff like that. You might save a life.”
Richard Bachman, Rage

Richard Bachman
“Mr. Grace sounded like a very small child, helpless, hopeless. I had made him fuck himself with his own big tool, like one of those weird experiences you read about in the Penthouse Forum. I had taken off his witch doctor's mask and made him human. But I didn't hold it against him. To err is only human, but it's divine to forgive. I believe that sincerely.”
Richard Bachman, Rage

Stephen King
“He understood well enough how a man with a choice between pride and responsibility will almost always choose pride--if responsibility robs him of his manhood.”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Richard Bachman
“He was a heavy breather. You could hear him puffing and blowing into the mike up there like some large and sweaty animal. I don't like that, never have. My father is like that on the telephone. A lot of heavy breathing in your ear, so you can almost smell the scotch and Pall Malls on his breath. It always seems unsanitary and somehow homosexual.”
Richard Bachman, Rage

Stephen King
“Outside, daylight was bleeding slowly toward dusk.”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Richard Bachman
“Herk threw up the mouse, the hamburger he'd eaten for lunch, and some pasty glop that looked like tomato soup. He was just starting to ask his mother what was going on when she threw up. And there, in all that puke, that old dead mouse didn't look bad at all. It sure looked better than the rest of the stuff.”
Richard Bachman, Rage

Stephen King
“Take the dead from the dead, the old proverb said; only a corpse may speak true prophecy.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“There was murder, there was rape, there were unspeakable practices, and all of them were for the good, the bloody good, the bloody myth, for the grail, for the Tower.”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Scott Snyder
“- If I tell you, will you let met go?
- You bet, partner. [...]
- You promised!
- Nope. I said "you bet." You did ... and you lost.”
Scott Snyder, American Vampire, Vol. 1

Stephen King
“My friend wants to get moving and so do I,' Eddie said. 'We've got miles to go yet.'

I know that. It's on your face, son. Like a scar.'

Eddie was fascinated by the idea of duty and ka as something that left a mark, something that might look like decoration to one eye and disfigurement to another. Outside, thunder cracked and lightning flashed.”
Stephen King, The Dark Tower

Stephen King
“Do you believe in an afterlife?" the gunslinger asked him as Brown dropped three ears of hot corn onto his plate.

Brown nodded. "I think this is it.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“The woman had looked into the abyss and then walked out across it.”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Stephen King
“The trap had a ghastly perfection”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“[Prison Break is] one of the craziest, most unpredictable roller-coaster rides on TV today.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“He removed his unvaluable valuables and dumped his shirt, pants, and skivvies into a letter slot.”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Stephen King
“The woman who preaches has poison religion. Let the respectable ones go”
Stephen King, The Gunslinger

Stephen King
“He had never been a social man. He had shunned causes with contempt and disgust. They were for pig-simple suckers and people with too much time and money on their hands”
Stephen King, The Running Man

Deyth Banger
“Dead Zone (By Stephen King) bullshiting me.”
Deyth Banger

Steven Magee
“The biggest thing that Stephen Hawking taught me is that an extremely sickly and sedentary person can live to the ripe old age of seventy six.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“What happens in Vegas ends up all over the world news.”
Steven Magee

Steven Magee
“Stephen Paddock had a pilot's license and flew small airplanes in the past. The altitudes that he flew at and whether he used oxygen above 10,000 feet in un-pressurized planes to prevent Cerebral Hypoxia from occurring is unknown. The highest altitude that he has been exposed to in an un-pressurized environment is a mystery. In 2017 he committed the worst mass shooting in modern USA history, killing many and wounding hundreds.”
Steven Magee

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