Stephen King is a famous American writer known for his prolific writing in the genre of horror, science fiction and suspense. He was interested in reading horror stories since an early age and used to write and sell stories to his friends. During the early days of his career he worked as an English teacher while writing in his leisure time. His first novel ‘Carrie’ turned out to be a hit and was instrumental in establishing his reputation as a writer. His next novel ‘The Shining’, a horror thriller, became his first best-seller. It is believed to have played a significant role in establishing his successful career as a horror writer. He further enhanced his reputation with a ‘World Fantasy Award’ winning novel titled ‘Pet Sematary’. The novel was critically appreciated and adapted into a movie by the same name. He followed up with various other successful novels to justify his reputation as a writer. His next most notable novel was ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’ which was successfully adapted into a movie called ‘Shawshank Redemption’ which received multiple ‘Academy Award’ nominations. He continues to publish successful novels to fascinate the masses with his writing skills, work and thoughts. We have curated some of his most famous quotes from his writings and films. Go through the quotes and sayings by Stephen King that are aimed to magnify the significance of books and writing.
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.