Birthday: September 21, 1947


268 Greatest Quotes By Stephen King

A change is as good as a rest. Stephen King
If it's ka it'll come like a wind, and your plans will stand before it no more than a barn before a cyclone. Stephen King
It wasn't fair, but what is? Life is a crap carnival with shit prizes. Stephen King
Everyone needs a miracle or two, just to prove life is more than just one long trudge from the cradle to the grave. Stephen King
Do any men grow up or do they only come of age? Stephen King
The things a man sees when he ain't got a gun.--Watson the Caretaker. Stephen King
It's just that I take riddling seriously. I was taught that the ability to solve them indicates a sane and rational mind. Stephen King
I guess when you turn off the main road, you have to be prepared to see some funny houses. Stephen King
Their faces were zealously blank, their eyes filled with bland fire. Stephen King
The scholar's greatest weakness: calling procrastination research. Stephen King
In der richtigen Hand kann jedes Ding Magie bewirken. Stephen King
Want to see the rock? Want to lay on it naked, and feel me in you, beneath the pinwheel stars, while the grass sings our names? Stephen King
Pain is the biggest power of love." That's what Wireman says. Stephen King
At quarter past eleven on that momentous night, the storm breathed its last gasp. Stephen King
If you've ever been homesick, or felt exiled from all the things and people that once defined you, you'll know how important welcoming words and friendly smiles can be. Stephen King
Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not. Stephen King
Kill if you will, but command me nothing!’ the gunslinger roared. ‘You have forgotten the faces of those who made you! Stephen King
The feel of the sticky wetness down there when she moved made her grimace. God, she wanted to get cleaned up. In a hurry. Stephen King
I think the best stories always end up being about the people rather than the event, which is to say character-driven. Stephen King
We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why. Stephen King
I think part of being a parent is trying to kill your kids. Stephen King
She can't help it,' he said. 'She's got the soul of a poet and the emotional makeup of a junkyard dog. Stephen King
When you spend your life taking care of mudmen, you can't help getting a little dirty yourself. Stephen King
No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves. Stephen King
Bete um Regen, so lange du willst, aber grab nach Wasser, während du es tust. Stephen King
Whatever came to mind, whatever came to hand, I would read. Stephen King
I watched Titanic when I got back home from the hospital, and cried. I knew that my IQ had been damaged. Stephen King
Let's face it. No kid in high school feels as though they fit in. Stephen King
If you don't have the time to read, you don't have the time or the tools to write. Stephen King
Only children tell the whole truth, you know. That's what makes them children. Stephen King
Black as night and as beautiful as forever. Stephen King
Some memories were all right, but others were dangerous. Stephen King
As Wendy watched them they burst into a chord of tinkling, girlish laughter. She felt a smile touch her own lips; not one of them could be under sixty. Stephen King
It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright. Stephen King
And this wasn’t lying, not really. It was leaving out. Stephen King
Sooner or later even the fastest runners have to stand and fight. Stephen King
God grant me to SERENITY to accept what I cannot change the TENACITY to change what I may and the GOOD LUCK not to f*** up too often. Stephen King
Words create sentences; sentences create paragraphs; sometimes paragraphs quicken and begin to breathe. Stephen King
In small towns people scent the wind with noses of uncommon keenness. Stephen King
Go then, there are other worlds than these. Stephen King
The family exists for many reasons, but its most basic function may be to draw together after a member dies. Stephen King
Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just going to bash your brains in. Stephen King
Good books don't give up all their secrets at once. Stephen King
I looked at what he built, and to me it explained the stars. Stephen King
The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting. Stephen King
The word is only a representation of the meaning, even at its best, writing almost always falls short of full meaning. Stephen King
You want to remember that while you're judging the book, the book is also judging you. Stephen King
The mind can calculate, but the spirit yearns, and the heart knows what the heart knows. Stephen King
I'm still in love with what I do, with the idea of making things up, so hours when I write always feel like very blessed hours to me. Stephen King
College was for people who didn’t know they were smart. Stephen King
Directing teenage actors is like juggling jars of nitro-glycerine: exhilarating and dangerous. Stephen King
People who leave their drugs in a bathroom the guests use are just asking for trouble. Stephen King
People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad. Stephen King