Extraordinary 35 Selected Quotes From Anne Rice

Extraordinary 35 Selected Quotes From Anne Rice
Extraordinary 35 Selected Quotes From Anne Ricee

Invest in a feather duster - the possibilities are endless.

Anne Rice

First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success.

Anne Rice

People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.

People who cease to believe in God or goodness altogether still believe in the devil. I don't know why. No, I do indeed know why. Evil is always possible. And goodness is eternally difficult.

Anne Rice

To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.

To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner.

Anne Rice

I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul.

I know nothing of God or the Devil. I have never seen a vision nor learned a secret that would damn or save my soul.

Anne Rice

The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.

The only pain in pleasure is the pleasure of the pain.

Anne Rice

The vampires have always been metaphors for me. They've always been vehicles through which I can express things I have felt very, very deeply.

The vampires have always been metaphors for me. They've always been vehicles through which I can express things I have felt very, very deeply.

Anne Rice

I feel like an outsider, and I always will feel like one. I've always felt that I wasn't a member of any particular group.

I feel like an outsider, and I always will feel like one. I've always felt that I wasn't a member of any particular group.

Anne Rice

I can't keep up with Stephen King's output.

I can't keep up with Stephen King's output.

Anne Rice

What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character.

What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character.

Anne Rice

The whole theme of Interview with the Vampire was Louis's quest for meaning in a godless world. He searched to find the oldest existing immortal simply to ask, What is the meaning of what we are?

The whole theme of Interview with the Vampire was Louis's quest for meaning in a godless world. He searched to find the oldest existing immortal simply to ask, What is the meaning of what we are?

Anne Rice

We're frightened of what makes us different.

We're frightened of what makes us different.

Anne Rice

The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.

The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.

Anne Rice

When you make his sandwiches, put a sexy or loving note in his lunch box.

When you make his sandwiches, put a sexy or loving note in his lunch box.

Anne Rice

I love New Orleans physically. I love the trees and the balmy air and the beautiful days. I have a beautiful house here.

I love New Orleans physically. I love the trees and the balmy air and the beautiful days. I have a beautiful house here.

Anne Rice

I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions.

I'm always looking, and I'm always asking questions.

Anne Rice

Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.

Very few beings really seek knowledge in this world. Mortal or immortal, few really ASK. On the contrary, they try to wring from the unknown the answers they have already shaped in their own minds.

Anne Rice

Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.

Stephen King in many respects is a wonderful writer. He has made a contribution. People in the future will be able to pick up Stephen King's books and learn a lot about who we were by reading those books.

Anne Rice

When I write something, every word of it is meant. I can't say it enough.

When I write something, every word of it is meant. I can't say it enough.

Anne Rice

Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.

Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.

Anne Rice

I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.

I read The Old Curiosity Shop before I began Blackwood Farm. I was amazed at the utter madness in that book.

Anne Rice

You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't.

You reach deep down and bring up what feels absolutely authentic to you as you move along with the book, but you don't know everything about it. You can't.

Anne Rice

You can look at the New York Times Bestseller List and you can be pretty sure that the writers on that list don't know each other very well.

You can look at the New York Times Bestseller List and you can be pretty sure that the writers on that list don't know each other very well.

Anne Rice

Writers, as they gain success, feel like outsiders because writers don't come together in real groups.

Writers, as they gain success, feel like outsiders because writers don't come together in real groups.

Anne Rice

We need to stop fighting Christian against Christian. I have no time for anything but trying to love other people. That is a full-time job.

We need to stop fighting Christian against Christian. I have no time for anything but trying to love other people. That is a full-time job.

Anne Rice

We have to become saints. We have to become like Christ. Anything less is simply not enough.

We have to become saints. We have to become like Christ. Anything less is simply not enough.

Anne Rice

There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.

There may be writing groups where people meet but it's occasional. You really do it all at your own computer or your own typewriter by yourself.

Anne Rice

The world doesn't need any more mediocrity or hedged bets.

The world doesn't need any more mediocrity or hedged bets.

Anne Rice

The most difficult novel I have had to write in terms of just getting it done was The Vampire Lestat. It took a year to write.

The most difficult novel I have had to write in terms of just getting it done was The Vampire Lestat. It took a year to write.

Anne Rice

That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.

That process by which you become a writer is a pretty lonely one. We don't have a group apprenticeship like a violinist might training for an orchestra.

Anne Rice

Re-telling the Christian story is the essence of my vocation. That has been going on since the Evangelists in one form or another.

Re-telling the Christian story is the essence of my vocation. That has been going on since the Evangelists in one form or another.

Anne Rice

Obviously, a writer can't know everything about what she writes. It's impossible.

Obviously, a writer can't know everything about what she writes. It's impossible.

Anne Rice

My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.

My own funeral, I'd like to be laid out in a coffin in my own house. I would like my coffin to be put in the double parlor, and I would like all the flowers to be white.

Anne Rice

Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles.

Memnoch the Devil happen to be my favorite of all The Vampire Chronicles.

Anne Rice

It is tragic that many in America think of us - Christians - as being people who hate others.

It is tragic that many in America think of us - Christians - as being people who hate others.

Anne Rice

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