12 Stephen King Quotes About Loving Books

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent."

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“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”

“Good books don't give up all their secrets at once.”

“Speaking personally, you can have my gun, but you'll take my book when you pry my cold, dead fingers off of the binding.”

“Go then, there are other worlds than these.”

“A little talent is a good thing to have if you want to be a writer. But the only real requirement is the ability to remember every scar.”

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.”

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“When all else fails, give up and go to the library.”


“Get busy living or get busy dying.”

-Different Seasons

"Fiction is the truth inside the lie, and the truth of this fiction is simple enough: the magic exists."


“A short story is a different thing altogether – a short story is like a quick kiss in the dark from a stranger.”

-Skeleton Crew

“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.”

-Salem’s Lot

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