Dean Koontz QuotesDean Ray Koontz is an American author. His novels are as suspense thrillers, but frequently incorporate elements of horror, fantasy, science fiction, mystery, and satire. Many of his books have appeared on The New York Times Bestseller List, with 14 hardcovers and 14 paperbacks reaching the number-one position. Koontz wrote under a number of pen names earlier in his career, including "David Axton", "Leigh Nichols", and "Brian Coffey". He has sold over 450 million copies of his work.
Is there some meaning to this life?What purpose lies behind the strife?Whence do we come, where are we bound?These cold questions echo and resoundthrough each day, each lonely night.We long to find the splendid lightthat will cast a revelatory beamupon the meaning of the human dream.Courage, love, friendship,compassion, and empathylift us above the simple beastsand define humanity.
Given enough time, you could convince yourself that loneliness was something better, that it was solitude, the ideal condition for reflection, even a kind of freedom. Once you were thus convinced, you were foolish to open the door and let anyone in, not all the way in. You risked the hard-won equilibrium, that tranquility that you called peace