7 Brilliant Quotes From The Great Stephen King
21st September is the seventieth birthday of Stephen King, author of so many fantastic stories. Whether you’ve read his books, or seen the many films based on his books, you will no doubt be familiar with his work.
In a small celebration of this milestone birthday, we’ve put together this blog post featuring seven quotes that prove his wisdom, talent, and ability to connect with the reader in ways that many others fail to do. Stephen King, the Master of Horror (and master of everything else he seems to put his pen to).
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”
"The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.”
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.”
“Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.”
“What we like to think of ourselves and what we really are rarely have much in common.”
"Books are a uniquely portable magic."
“You want to be good for the ones you love, because you know that your time with them will end up being too short, no matter how long it is.”
Are you a fan of Stephen King too? Be sure to tell us what your favourite books of his are!