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She sat watching the street and its businesses melt away in the thick tides of mist, partially re-form, and melt away again, over and over, as if some celestial power had ordered the end of the world but kept having second thoughts.


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Some days I'm lucky to squeeze out a page of copy that pleases me, but I get as many as six or s...
DEAN KOONTZ
He once told me that an August evening was "as hot as three toads in a Cuisinart," a comparison that...
DEAN KOONTZ
We must know the pain of loss; because if we never knew it, we would have no compassion for others, ...
DEAN KOONTZ
Bad people succeed and good people fail, but that's not the end of the story. Miracles happen that n...
DEAN KOONTZ
We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, ...
DEAN KOONTZ
The hands of every clock are shears, trimming us away scrap by scrap, and every time piece with a di...
DEAN KOONTZ
Change isn't easy... changing the way you live means changing what you believe about life. That's ha...
DEAN KOONTZ
Because people see violence on the movie screen, they're not going to go out and hold up a liquo...
DEAN KOONTZ
Literary fiction, as a strict genre, is all but dead. Meanwhile, most genres flourish.
DEAN KOONTZ
Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have.
DEAN KOONTZ
...up to no good—and pleased about it.
DEAN KOONTZ
No matter how close we are to another person, few human relationships are as free from strife, disag...
DEAN KOONTZ
May I tell you a wonderful truth about your dog? ... In our religion, we believe in reincarnation. W...
DEAN KOONTZ
One of the greatest gifts we receive from dogs is the tenderness they evoke in us. The disappointmen...
DEAN KOONTZ
Maybe if everything was beautiful, nothing would be.
People saw one thing, they swooned over it...
DEAN KOONTZ
Even if there are moments during the day when all seems normal and when every action of your own and...
DEAN KOONTZ
People who go to work every day, make sacrifices to raise families, and get through life without hur...
DEAN KOONTZ
The truth was stranger than the official fiction.
DEAN KOONTZ
Do as little harm to others as you can; make any sacrifice for your true friends; be responsible for...
DEAN KOONTZ
I never knew whether I was drawn to eccentric people or if they were drawn to me.
DEAN KOONTZ
I’m a bad case of arrested development, stuck in early adolescence, more screwed-up-twisted-up-tan...
DEAN KOONTZ
if you were always guided by courage, honor, self-respect, honesty, and compassion, and if you kept ...
DEAN KOONTZ
But I’m getting ahead of myself. I tend to do that. Any life isn’t just one story; it’s thousa...
DEAN KOONTZ
Action. Action, shaped by intelligence and a moral perspective, is the answer to most problems.
DEAN KOONTZ
Terror and pleasure are linked in us. We are a baldly miswired species, Martie. Terror delights us, ...
DEAN KOONTZ
Most people regarded Psychology as a science. Some called it a soft science, but those making such a...
DEAN KOONTZ
Life is a train ride, and at the many stations along the route, people important to us debark, never...
DEAN KOONTZ
Complexity implies meaning. We're afraid of meaning.
DEAN KOONTZ
The only monsters in this world are those who pass for human, who cast shadows and are reflected in ...
DEAN KOONTZ
we must seize life because we never know how much of it remains for us, that faith is the antidote t...
DEAN KOONTZ
I don't write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and p...
DEAN KOONTZ
Lies hurt people; imagination makes life more fun.
DEAN KOONTZ
The galleon clouds seemed to have dropped anchor in the sky, and the night appeared to have frozen i...
DEAN KOONTZ
Lem searched for the words to convey what he felt. As he found the language to describe what the dog...
DEAN KOONTZ
He continued to stroke its back and scratch its ears, but after a minute or two he realized he was s...
DEAN KOONTZ
The meeting of two personalities is like the contact of two chemical substances: if there is any rea...
DEAN KOONTZ
She might have been born this way, without an empathy gene and other essentials. In that case, she w...
DEAN KOONTZ
From birth to death we explore and seek, and in the end we arrive where we started, the past having ...
DEAN KOONTZ
Shakespeare again. Once you let him into your head, he takes up tenancy and will not leave.
DEAN KOONTZ