Harlan Coben Quotes & Sayings

78 most famous Harlan Coben quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 55 year old American author born on Jan 4, 1962.

“In the end, we know what makes us happy. We also know what makes us unhappy. That's the irony. We know and yet we still mess it up. That's part of the human condition, no, and why we need to work on it.”
Harlan Coben Quotes
“This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments - and you get the tears at the end, too.”
Harlan Coben Quotes
“More than once, I've wished my real life had a delete key.”
“The muse is not an angelic voice that sits on your shoulder and sings sweetly. The muse is the most annoying whine. The muse isn't hard to find, just hard to like - she follows you everywhere, tapping you on the shoulder, demanding that you stop doing whatever else you might be doing and pay attention to her.”
“The state of New Jersey is really two places - terrible cities and wonderful suburbs. I live in the suburbs, the final battleground of the American dream, where people get married and have kids and try to scratch out a happy life for themselves. It's very romantic in that way, but a bit naive. I like to play with that in my work.”
Harlan Coben Quotes
“Make no mistake, adolescence is a war. No one gets out unscathed.”
“I like to see the difference between good and evil as kind of like the foul line at a baseball game. It's very thin, it's made of something very flimsy like lime, and if you cross it, it really starts to blur where fair becomes foul and foul becomes fair.”
“Let me back up a little and tell you why I prefer writing to real life: You can rewrite. A novel, for example, can be cleaned up, altered, trimmed, improved. Life, on the other hand, is one big messy rough draft.”
Harlan Coben Quotes
“Hope can be the most wonderful thing in the world or it can crush your heart like an eggshell.”
Harlan Coben Quotes
“In real life, coincidences happen all the time. In novels, they are leapt upon with fury.”

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