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.

Anne Rice

Anne Rice

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: American

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We all need love, don't we, even the worst killers, the worst animals! We all need love.

An awareness had come over him that he wasn't going to die. Loneliness in itself could not destroy him. Neglect was insufficient. And so he slept.

I broke with my religion in college.

You have to pass away from what failed you into what can sustain you. Otherwise - there is no hope.

I'll write about my past but I won't talk about it. I'll turn it into art if I can, but I won't talk about it.

Happy Halloween, vampire boys and girls.

Goddamn it, do it yourself. You're five hundred years old and you can't use a telephone? Read the directions. What are you, an immortal idiot?

If drugs really numb your consciousness, they'd be a good thing. As it was, they slowed you down, confused you, kept you vulnerable to violent flashes of recall, and then agitated you and made you unsure of what you knew and didn't know.

You have a tale to tell, you are ancient, and deeply broken. I feel love for you and cherish that it is what it is and nothing more.

I was particularly stunned by the casting of [Tom] Cruise, who is no more my Vampire Lestat than Edward G. Robinson is Rhett Butler.

It was as if when I looked into his eyes I was standing alone on the edge of the world...on a windswept ocean beach. There was nothing but the soft roar of the waves.

You cannot conceive of the magnitude of this mystery. He spoke in a confidential whisper. You cannot conceive of this complexity. He was saying these words as if he'd just discovered them. He wept. I swear it. He wept.

His hands would soon be trembling and he would have indigestion, but he didn't care. When you love coffee you abandon everything to that love.

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