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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.

After the desperate years of their own war, after six years of repression inside Spain and six years of horror in exile, these people remain intact in spirit. They are armed with a transcendent faith; they have never won, and yet they have never accepted defeat.
~ Martha Gellhorn.

All generous minds have a horror of what are commonly called "Facts". They are the brute beasts of the intellectual domain.
~ Thomas Hobbes.

Although I've said a million times that I'm not a horror writer, I do like horror.
~ Dean Koontz.

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.

Being alone is scarier than any boogey man and the reason why I don't choose to see Horror movies as a rule.
~ Tom Sizemore.

Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!
~ George Gissing.

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.

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).

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