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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Horror:

The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above.
~ Paul Bowles.

The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray.
~ David Byrne.

The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror.
~ Sonya Levien.

There is an element of anger among women who've been raped. There's certainly a major element of humiliation. But it really does seem like a medical condition of shock and horror.
~ Nicholas D. Kristof.

This horror of pain is a rather low instinct and... if I think of human beings I've known and of my own life, such as it is, I can't recall any case of pain which didn't, on the whole, enrich life.
~ Malcolm Muggeridge Quotes.

This man, although he appeared so humble and embarrassed in his air and manners, and passed so unheeded, had inspired me with such a feeling of horror by the unearthly paleness of his countenance, from which I could not avert my eyes, that I was unable longer to endure it.
~ Adelbert von Chamisso.

Through my mind, is just the horror of these people. I had been held by them, I knew how violent they were.
~ Patty Hearst.

Time takes the ugliness and horror out of death and turns it into beauty.
~ Dodie Smith.

To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth.
~ Jonathan Frid.

War is the ultimate reality-based horror show.
~ David Hackworth.

We could hang around for ten years and nobody would care enough to identify us. Therein lies the horror.
~ Eddie Campbell.

We just cut up our girlfriend with a chainsaw. Does that sound 'fine'?
~ Movie: Evil Dead II, 1987 (Mirror Ash).

When I was a kid, we fuckin' respected our parents, we didn't fuckin' eat 'em!
~ Movie: Undead, 2003.

When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.
~ Lewis B. Smedes.

What happened? What happened? We were attacked by huge fuckin' howlin' things, that's what.
~ Movie: Dog Soldiers, 2002 (Megan/Spoon)

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
~ Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

Why are they doing this? Why are they doing this? They said when you got here the whole thing started. Who are you? What are you? Where did you come from! I think you're evil. Evil!
~ Movie: The Birds, 1963 (Woman in Diner).

Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men, men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations, shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?
~ Frank Pittman.

Woe be unto him who opens one of the gateways to Hell, because through that gateway, evil will invade the world.
~ Movie: The Beyond, 1981 (Emily).

Words create lies. Pain can be trusted.
~ Movie: Audition, 1999.

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
~ Edgar Allan Poe.

Yes, I believe. I believe in death. I believe in disease. I believe in injustice and inhumanity, torture and anger and hate... I believe in murder. I believe in pain. I believe in cruelty and infidelity. I believe in slime and stink and every crawling, putrid thing... Every possible ugliness and corruption, you son of a bitch. I believe in you.
~ Movie: The Exorcist III, 1990 (Kinderman)

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, "I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along."
~ Eleanor Roosevelt.

You're going through the horror of it, you're going through the isolation of it but you're being empowered by reminding yourself that you're connected to everybody else.
~ Adam Arkin.

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