Fred Van Lente quotes

  • Most nations have some type of creation story.
    -- Fred Van Lente

    #Stories #Creation #Type

  • Myths, legends and stories are the signposts previous generations have left us so we don't have to figure out our own personal journey in solitude! They have to be metaphorical, because their interpretation will be different for each individual life!
    -- Fred Van Lente

    #Journey #Solitude #Different

  • No matter what age we are, regress to a certain youthfulness with people we've known our whole lives, especially our parents. And since I've written the brothers as young people a lot - most notably Archer & Armstrong #0 and the upcoming Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer #4 , it comes very naturally to me.
    -- Fred Van Lente

    #Brother #Book #Archer

  • I have an excuse to show off my love of history, and my interest in cosmology.
    -- Fred Van Lente

    #Excuse #Interest #Shows

  • I came up in comics doing lots of DIY self-published stuff, producing my own books, handling all the details of creation and production. And theatre is something that's really attractive to me, as it's a similarly accessible form - it has a lot of the same sort of down-and dirty DIY spirit, where you can make a lot with a little.
    -- Fred Van Lente

    #Dirty #Book #Self

  • If you don't have a sensation of apprehension when you set out to find a story and a swagger when you sit down to write it, you are in the wrong business.

  • STORIES WE TELL is one of the boldest and most exciting films I’ve seen in the last six months, and the kind of experience that has the power to alter your perception of the world.

  • When the news wants to tell you something is important, they put dramatic theme music behind it. They scare you into watching the story.

  • The blues is not the creation of a crushed-spirited people. It is the product of a forward-looking, upward-striving people.

  • Man's ultimate destiny is to become one with the Divine Power which governs and sustains the creation and its creatures.

  • The richest source of creation is feeling, followed by a vision of its meaning.

  • I started from nothing in Lichtenstein. The country is so small, and the only 'celebrity' type people who are from there are skiers.

  • I really do listen to all types of music, not only rock, but everything from good pop music - which is usually older pop music - to RB and indie rock. I love indie rock more than a lot of the commercial stuff that you'd expect.

  • I was just, like, not at all the office type; I was the artist type.

  • A period of lewdness and shamelessness exists with the highest type of manic delirium.