Stephen King Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Stephen King quotes, Stephen King sayings, and Stephen King proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

Stephen King

Even when love isn't enough, somehow it is.

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You can't deny laughter; when it comes, it plops down in your favorite chair and stays as long as it wants.

Stephen King

Time takes it all, whether you want it to or not.

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Hearts can break. Yes, hearts can break. Sometimes I think it would be better if we died when they did, but we don't.

Stephen King

Memories are contrary things; if you quit chasing them and turn your back, they often return on their own.

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Get busy living or get busy dying.

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Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.     

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Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.     

Stephen King

You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.

Stephen King

It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.

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Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn't carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.     

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Books are a uniquely portable magic.

Stephen King

High school isn't a very important place. When you're going you think it's a big deal, but when it's over nobody really thinks it was great unless they're beered up.     

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Hairstyles change, and skirt lengths, and slang, but high school administrations? Never.     

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It's only kids in high school who are convinced they're never going to change. There's always going to be a pep rally and there's always going to be a spectator bus, somewhere out there in the future.

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Let's face it. No kid in high school feels as though they fit in.     

Stephen King

You can, you should, and if you're brave enough to start, you will.

Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

Stephen King

The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool.

Stephen King

Discipline and constant work are the whetstones upon which the dull knife of talent is honed until it becomes sharp enough, hopefully, to cut through even the toughest meat and gristle.

Stephen King

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

Stephen King

It was the possibility of darkness that made the day seem so bright.

Stephen King

Hurt's a reason to change, but all the hurt in the world don't change facts.

Stephen King

If you liked being a teenager, there's something really wrong with you.     

Stephen King

He understood well enough how a man with a choice between pride and responsibility will almost always choose pride if responsibility robs him of his manhood.     

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Bad chances were better than no chances.

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If we don't have each other, we go crazy with loneliness. When we do, we go crazy with togetherness.     

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No one ever really pays for betrayal in silver.... The price of any betrayal always comes due in flesh.

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Being sorry for myself is a luxury I can't afford.     

Stephen King

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