Anne Rice Quotes


52 Anne Rice quotes:



"Evil is just a point of view"
Author: Rice Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"I enjoy the Web site a lot and I like being able to talk to my readers. I've always had a very close relationship with them."
"I'm fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on."
"I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it."
"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."
"To really ask is to open the door to the whirlwind. The answer may annihilate the question and the questioner."
"To write something, you have to risk making a fool of yourself."
"We're frightened of what makes us different."
"I loved words. I love to sing them and speak them and even now, I must admit, I have fallen into the joy of writing them."
"Evil is always possible. Goodness is a difficulty."
"The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation."
"First-person narrators is the way I know how to write a book with the greatest power and chance of artistic success."
"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 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?"
"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."
"Dickens is a very underrated writer at the moment. Everyone in his time admired him but I think right now he's not spoken of enough."
"I can't keep up with Stephen King's output."
"I claim Dickens as a mentor. He's my teacher. He's one of my driving forces."
"I do not read the ancient languages, but I am beginning to study Greek."
"I gave up on the big screen. The Witching Hour was at Warner Bros. for 10 years and it just didn't work out."



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