Quotes by: Carl Hiaasen

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Carl Hiaasen
Hiaasen author photo
Born (1953-03-12) March 12, 1953 (age 63)
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
Occupation Novelist, journalist
Nationality American
Period 1981–present
Genre Crime fiction, thrillers, satirical fiction
Subject Environmentalism, government corruption
Spouse Fenia Clizer (1999–present)
Connie Lyford (1970–1996)
Website
carlhiaasen.com

Obviously you have to make a profit to put out a newspaper. I'm not an idiot. But when the margins are in excess of 25 per cent you're talking about greed.
Carl Hiaasen
There's so much hate that we direct externally that we forget we have our own psychos. But that's the role of the satirist - you have to examine your own country and say, 'look!'
Carl Hiaasen
All novels are about crime. You'd be hard pressed to find any novel that does not have an element of crime. I don't see myself as a crime novelist, but there are crimes in my books. That's the nature of storytelling, if you want to reflect the real world.
Carl Hiaasen
Everybody's idea of a great book is different, of course. For me it's one that makes my jaw drop on every page, the writing is so original.
Carl Hiaasen
The first rule of hurricane coverage is that every broadcast must begin with palm trees bending in the wind.
Carl Hiaasen
Kids feel so strongly about what's going on today and what's happening to the world, and that's very inspiring. I feel more hopeful than ever before about the future.
Carl Hiaasen
If you write satire, the guilty pleasure these days is that there's just so much material about. On the other hand, if you have a family it can be depressing.
Carl Hiaasen
My books are shelved in different places, depending on the bookstore. Sometimes they can be found in the Mystery section, sometimes in the Humor department, and occasionally even in the Literature aisle, which is somewhat astounding.
Carl Hiaasen
When I'm working on a novel of my own, I try to read mostly nonfiction, although sometimes I break down and peek at something else.
Carl Hiaasen
I'd love to see a good script of one of my books, in these years of animations and comic book sequels, and had so many written over the years, but none quite clicked.
Carl Hiaasen
To me, the newspaper business was a way to learn about life and how things worked in the real world and how people spoke. You learn all the skills - you learn to listen, you learn to take notes - everything you use later as a novelist was valuable training in the newspaper world. But I always wanted to write novels.
Carl Hiaasen
I've always enjoyed making people laugh. But in order for me to be funny, I have to get ticked off about something.
Carl Hiaasen
The one word that no politician will ever speak, is 'enough.' Enough.
Carl Hiaasen
We've always been fascinated with movie stars and singers, but the fascination with people who really have nothing to offer is something new.
Carl Hiaasen
As frightening as this may sound, what you see in the books is the way I see the world. And so far I haven't seen anything, either in Florida or elsewhere, to dissuade me from it.
Carl Hiaasen
When you're given a newspaper column, you're not being paid to sit on a fence and scratch your chin and say 'On the one hand this' and 'On the other hand that.' You're getting paid for your opinion.
Carl Hiaasen
There is no writer's block in a newsroom. There's only unemployment block.
Carl Hiaasen
Informed opponents of Obama's healthcare initiative have expressed dismay at the low level of discourse.
Carl Hiaasen
I don't have an e-reader. One reason is that I like to dog-ear the page when I find a particularly good sentence or passage.
Carl Hiaasen
Sure, I'll have characters drop in and out of books but the main cast of characters always changes. Maybe I'm wrong but I think if had the same joe detective guy or gal, I wouldn't write them as well; I wouldn't do as good a job.
Carl Hiaasen
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
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