Quotes from Fear Nothing

Dean Koontz ·  448 pages

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“Never leave a friend behind. Friends are all we have to get us through this life--and they are the only things from this world that we could hope to see in the next.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“Sometimes there is no darker place than our own thoughts; the moonless midnight of the mind.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“I stopped in St. Bernadette's Cemetery one of my favorite places... The trunks of six giant oaks rise like columns supporting a ceiling formed by their interlocking crowns. In the quiet space below, is laid out an aisle similar to those in any library. The gravestones are like rows of books bearing the names of those whose names have been blotted from the pages of life; who have been forgotten elsewhere but are remembered here.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“Self discipline and respect come naturally when you truly believe that your life has a spiritual dimension and that you are carefully designed to fulfill a destiny.

Never leave a friend behind....they are all we have to get us through this life....and are the only thing we hope to see in the next...”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“The windows were heavily draped, and the milk-pitcher moon couldn't find gaps through which to pour itself. All was blackness on blackness.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing



“...our nature and purpose is, more than anything else, to love and to make love, to take joy from the beauty of the world, to live with an awareness that the future is not as real a place for any one of us as are the present and the past.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“Sometimes there is no darker place than our own thoughts: the moonless midnight of the mind.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


“In this crazy future tumbling like an avalanche straight at us, the ambitions of two people didn’t amount to a hill of beans.”
― Dean Koontz, quote from Fear Nothing


About the author

Dean Koontz
Born place: in Everett, Pennsylvania, The United States
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“nos besoins sont nos petits rêves quotidiens. Ce sont nos petites choses à faire, qui nous projettent à demain, à après-demain, dans le futur ; ces petits rien qu’on achètera la semaine prochaine et qui nous permettent de penser que la semaine prochaine, on sera encore vivants.”
― Grégoire Delacourt, quote from The List of My Desires


“(I have to say that everything seems to be unraveling lately. Or maybe it seems as though I am a flower myself, opening up to the world for the first time. I don’t know why this is, and I’m not really in control of it either. Flowers do not think, Okay, it is now May, so I will reach up toward the sun and relax my fist of petals into an open hand. They do not think at all. Flowers just grow, and when it is time, they shoot colors out of their stems and become beautiful.”
― Matthew Quick, quote from The Good Luck of Right Now


“When one really knows a village like this and its surroundings, it is like becoming acquainted with a single person. The process of falling in love at first sight is as final as it is swift in such a case, but the growth of true friendship may be a lifelong affair.”
― Sarah Orne Jewett, quote from The Country of the Pointed Firs


“You can have all the right ingredients, have measured them carefully and mixed them, but without warmth, you'll end up with a loaf of bread flatter than a plate. And while you might be able to eat it, it won't feed you.”
― quote from Stray


“In the specially Christian case we have to react against the heavy bias of fatigue. It is almost impossible to make the facts vivid, because the facts are familiar; and for fallen men it is often true that familiarity is fatigue. I am convinced that if we could tell the supernatural story of Christ word for word as of a Chinese hero, call him the Son of Heaven instead of the Son of God, and trace his rayed nimbus in the gold thread of Chinese embroideries or the gold lacquer of Chinese pottery, instead of in the gold leaf of our own old Catholic paintings, there would be a unanimous testimony to the spiritual purity of the story. We should hear nothing then of the injustice of substitution or the illogicality of atonement, of the superstitious exaggeration of the burden of sin or the impossible insolence of an invasion of the laws of nature. We should admire the chivalry of the Chinese conception of a god who fell from the sky to fight the dragons and save the wicked from being devoured by their own fault and folly. We should admire the subtlety of the Chinese view of life, which perceives that all human imperfection is in very truth a crying imperfection. We should admire the Chinese esoteric and superior wisdom, which said there are higher cosmic laws than the laws we know.”
― G.K. Chesterton, quote from The Everlasting Man


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