Stephen Edwin King is an American author of supernatural fiction, horror, suspense, and fantasy novels. He has written and sold over 350 books, some of which were acted as movies.
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As a child, he witnessed the death of one of his friends, who was struck by a train. After leaving to play with the boy, he returned home shocked and speechless.
King displayed a deep interest in horror and read horror comics quite often. He became inspired to write them too and started out by writing in school. He began writing for fun while still in school and contributed articles to the newspaper his brother published and later began selling stories to his friends based on movies he had seen.
Inspiring Stephen King’s Quotes
“You can’t deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.” – Stephen King
“People who try hard to do the right thing always seem mad.” – Stephen King
“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” – Stephen King
“Remember, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies.” – Stephen King
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“The only mortal sin is giving up.”- Stephen King
“I think that we’re all mentally ill. Those of us outside the asylums only hide it a little better — and maybe not all that much better after all.” – Stephen King
“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.” – Stephen King
“Sometimes you have to go on when you don’t feel like it, and sometimes you’re doing good work when it feels like all you’re managing is to shovel shit from a sitting position.”- Stephen King
“It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.” – Stephen King
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“Get busy living or get busy dying.” – Stephen King
“Only enemies speak the truth; friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of duty.” – Stephen King
“The trust of the innocent is the liar’s most useful tool.” – Stephen King
“There’s no harm in hoping for the best as long as you’re prepared for the worst.” – Stephen King
“Just remember that Dumbo didn’t need the feather; the magic was in him.” – Stephen King
“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King
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“We lie best when we lie to ourselves.”- Stephen King
“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.” – Stephen King
“Don’t let the sun go down without saying thank you to someone, and without admitting to yourself that absolutely no one gets this far alone.” – Stephen King
“Alone, yes, that’s the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn’t hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.” – Stephen King
“We never know which lives we influence, or when, or why.” – Stephen King
“Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure.”- Stephen King
“Amateurs sit and wait for inspiration, the rest of us just get up and go to work.”- Stephen King
“A lot of us grow up and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we’re children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they’re scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it’s pretty much in the eye of the beholder.”- Stephen King
“We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.” – Stephen King
“Fiction is the truth inside the lie.”- Stephen King