15 Quotes From The Master of Fear, Stephen King

Words to inspire, words to send a chill up your spine, and thoughts that will have you contemplating your own sanity.

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His writing forces us to deal with our innermost fears. He fills our minds with thoughts that are often too difficult to bare yet we come back time and again looking for more. I mean that's normal right? it's entertainment. But what is normal? Am I normal, are you?



“Monsters are real. Ghosts are too. They live inside of us, and sometimes, they win.”—The Shining


“The world has teeth and it can bite you with them any time it wants.”—The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon


“Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. Time takes it all, bears it away, and in the end there is only darkness. Sometimes we find others in that darkness, and sometimes we lose them there again.”—The Green Mile


“If being a kid is about learning how to live, then being a grown-up is about learning how to die.”—Christine


“The muses are ghosts, and sometimes they come uninvited.”—Bag of Bones


“Hearts can break. Yes. Hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don’t.”—Hearts in Atlantis


“Let me tell you something, my friend. Hope is a dangerous thing. Hope can drive a man insane.”—Different Seasons


“The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn’t real. I know that, and I also know that if I’m careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.”—Night Shift


“The Trump Mafia: I’d like to knock their stupid, maskless, superspreading heads together. You bought it, you paid for it, have a nice fucking day.”-----Twitter October, 3rd


“Every religion lies. Every moral precept is a delusion. Even the stars are a mirage. The truth is darkness, and the only thing that matters is making a statement before one enters it. Cutting the skin of the world and leaving a scar. That’s all history is, after all: scar tissue.”—Mr. Mercedes



Stephen King

On writing


“You can never bend reality to serve the fiction. You have to bend the fiction to serve reality when you find those things out.” ----- The Paris Review


“If you don’t have the time to read, you don’t have the tools to write.”—On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft


“If you want to be a writer, you must do two things above all others: read a lot and write a lot.”—On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft


“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.”—On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft


“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. When you find something at which you have talent, you do that thing (whatever it is) until your fingers bleed or your eyes pop out of your head.”—On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft



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