Carl Hiaasen Quotes & Sayings

50 most famous Carl Hiaasen quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 64 year old American writer born on Mar 12, 1953.

“Good satire comes from anger. It comes from a sense of injustice, that there are wrongs in the world that need to be fixed. And what better place to get that well of venom and outrage boiling than a newsroom, because you're on the front lines.”
Carl Hiaasen Quotes
“My escape is to just get in a boat and disappear on the water.”
Carl Hiaasen Quotes
“You can do the best research and be making the strongest intellectual argument, but if readers don't get past the third paragraph you've wasted your energy and valuable ink.”
“I never laugh or smile when I am writing. When I come home for lunch after writing all morning, my wife says I look like I just came home from a funeral. This is not bragging. This is an illness.”
Carl Hiaasen Quotes
“The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.”
“I think in the old days, the nexus of weirdness ran through Southern California, and to a degree New York City. I think it's changed so that every bizarre story in the country now has a Florida connection. I don't know why, except it must be some inversion of magnetic poles or something.”
“Nobody with an IQ higher than emergency-room temperature could ever believe that 'death panels' would be appointed to nudge the elderly toward euthanasia. Yet for idle entertainment, it's hard to beat Sarah Palin's ignorant nattering on the subject.”
“The Florida in my novels is not as seedy as the real Florida. It's hard to stay ahead of the curve. Every time I write a scene that I think is the sickest thing I have ever dreamed up, it is surpassed by something that happens in real life.”
Carl Hiaasen Quotes
“My humour has always come from anger, but I have to make sure I don't just get angry and jump on a soapbox.”
Carl Hiaasen Quotes
“My driving record is not exemplary, but I have never had a speeding ticket over 100 m.p.h. I can say that unequivocally.”

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