Dean Koontz Quotes

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Born: July 9, 1945, Everett, Pennsylvania, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Author

1.
A politician's goal is always to manipulate public debate. I think there are some politicians with higher goals. But all of them get corrupted by power.
- Dean Koontz

2.
Although charismatic, James Dean is no Harrison Ford. In the majority of his movies, sooner or later he got the crap beaten out of him.
- Dean Koontz

3.
I have been reading Stephen King since CARRIE and hope to read him for many years to come.
- Dean Koontz

4.
I have to admit that when I watch a movie in which there is no moral context for the violence - I find that offensive. I think that's potentially damaging to society.
- Dean Koontz

5.
I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others.
- Dean Koontz

6.
I never discuss a novel while I'm writing it, for fear that talking about it will diminish my desire to write it.
- Dean Koontz

7.
I really believe that everyone has a talent, ability, or skill that he can mine to support himself and to succeed in life.
- Dean Koontz

8.
I think it's perfectly just to refuse service to anyone based on behavior, but not based on race or religion.
- Dean Koontz

9.
I try not to spend too much time on partisan politics. Life's too short for that. I don't really believe that there have been many human problems solved by politics.
- Dean Koontz

10.
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience.
- Dean Koontz

11.
Like all of us in this storm between birth and death, I can wreak no great changes on the world, only small changes for the better, I hope, in the lives of those I love.
- Dean Koontz

12.
Nothing gives us courage more readily than the desire to avoid looking like a damn fool.
- Dean Koontz

13.
One of the things I like enormously about Bob Weinstein is that that he's the only studio head I have ever known who will change his mind and say he was wrong.
- Dean Koontz

14.
Somebody asked me about the current choice we're being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it's like two of the scariest movies I can imagine.
- Dean Koontz

15.
There's sometimes a weird benefit to having an alcoholic, violent father. He really motivated me in that I never wanted to be anything like him.
- Dean Koontz

16.
What we do as a society is seek simple answers.
- Dean Koontz

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