Dean Koontz Sayings and Quotes

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

The snow did not even whisper its way to earth, but seemed to salt the night with silence. Dean Koontz
Petting, scratching, and cuddling a dog could be as soothing to the mind and heart as deep meditation and almost as good for the soul as prayer. Dean Koontz
Once you have had a wonderful dog, a life without one, is a life diminished. Dean Koontz
Loyal companions are an unequaled grace, stanching fear before it bleeds you numb, a reliable antidote for creeping despair. Dean Koontz
Pain can be endured and defeated only if it is embraced. Denied or feared, it grows. Dean Koontz
Acting is a marvelous profession ... If you can spend enough time playing other people, you don't have to think too much about your own character and motivations. Dean Koontz
The whisper of the dusk is night shedding its husk. Dean Koontz
Intuition is seeing with the soul. Dean Koontz
Humanity is a parade of fools, and I am at the front of it, twirling a baton. Dean Koontz
Life ... is not about how fast you run or even with what degree of grace. It's about perseverance, about staying on your feet and slogging forward no matter what. Dean Koontz
Lies hurt people; imagination makes life more fun. Dean Koontz
Chaos half-loosed cannot be long controlled; it is all or nothing. Dean Koontz
Whatever happens here, trust your heart. It's as true as any compass. Dean Koontz
Where there is cake, there is hope. And there is always cake. Dean Koontz
No one can grant you happiness. Happiness is a choice we all have the power to make. Dean Koontz
Anger is a violent emotion, vindictive, and as dangerous to he who is driven by it as to anyone on whom it is turned. Dean Koontz
Being alone can be good. It's easy to find peace alone. But sometimes, being alone is a king of death. Dean Koontz
In the end, it's all about perseverance. Dean Koontz
In self-defense and in defense of the innocent, cowardice is the only sin. Dean Koontz
Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have. Dean Koontz
Being known by everyone is not the same as being loved. Dean Koontz
The hands of every clock are shears, trimming us away scrap by scrap, and every time piece with a digital readout blinks us towards implosion. Dean Koontz
None of us can ever save himself; we are the instruments of one another's salvation, and only by the hope that we give to others do we lift ourselves out of the darkness into light. Dean Koontz
In this world only the paranoid survive. Dean Koontz
Waiting is one of the things that human beings cannot do well, though it is one of the essential things we must do successfully if we are to know happiness. We are impatient for the future and try to craft it with our own powers, but the future will come as it comes and will not be hurried. Dean Koontz
Life's mysterious, strange, and full of wonders - and only a fool withdraws from it willingly and lets it pass him by. Dean Koontz
Every expression of desired friendship has potential bite. Every smile reveals the teeth. Dean Koontz
A fine line separates the weary recluse from the fearful hermit. Finer still is the line between hermit and bitter misanthrope. Dean Koontz
Stay low, stay quiet, keep it simple, don't expect too much, enjoy what you have. Dean Koontz
Only once in a generation does anything as fresh as a vomiting detective come along. Dean Koontz