01 December 2010 @ 09:50 pm
Share some of your favorite quotes or passages from King's stories.

From The Dark Tower Book I : The Gunslinger

The man in black smiled. "Shall we tell the truth then, you and I? No more lies?"

 "I thought we had been."

 But the man in black persisted as if Roland hadn't spoken. "Shall there be truth between us, as two men? Not as friends, but as equals? There is an offer you will get rarely, Roland. Only equals speak the truth, that's my thought on't. Friends and lovers lie endlessly, caught in the web of regard. How tiresome!"

 "Well, I wouldn't want to tire you, so let us speak the truth."



From Different Seasons : The Body

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of, because words diminish them--words shrink things that seemed limitless when they were in your head to no more than living size when they're brought out. But it's more than that, isn't it? The most important things lie too close to wherever your secret heart is buried, like landmarks to a treasure your enemies would love to steal away. And you may make revelations that cost dearly only to have people look at you in a funny way, not understanding what you've said at all, or why you thought it was so important that you almost cried while you were saying it. That's the worst I think. When the secret stays locked within not for want of a teller but for want of an understanding ear.

 

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Current Mood: calm
 
 
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