Quotation Explorer - 'Monsters'

What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll about with our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters. - Charles Baudelaire
Be careful when you fight the monsters, lest you become one. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant...The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives. - Derek Landy
As a child, I was afraid of the dark and the monsters on the outside.As a man, I run away from the light, afraid to show the monsters within. - Anthony Liccione
It's like someone took the darkness of the universe and put it into your eyes... You became a slave to the monsters living in you. You were light, but now you allow it be seen. - Kenza Slaoui
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. - Primo Levi
It is curious to note the old sea-margins of human thought. Each subsiding century reveals some new mystery; we build where monsters used to hide themselves. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We are animals and as animals we kill to survive. Unfortunately some of us are monsters and kill just because they can. - Richard Myerscough
The past is a tricky thing. Sometimes it's etched in stone. And other times, it's rendered in soft memories. But if you meddle too long in deep, dark things... Who knows what monsters you'll awaken? - Emily Thorne
It is probable that the most inhuman monsters, even the Himmlers and the Mengeles, convince themselves that they are engaged in noble and courageous acts. - Noam Chomsky
Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge. - Horace Mann
He was the monster that no one thought to look for in the light of day. It was a common mistake. People often believed they were safer in the light, thinking monsters only came out at night. But safety - like light - is a facade. Underneath, the whole world is drenched in darkness. - C.J. Roberts
The horrible monsters in this world are the ones that wear human face - 69rascal
America does not go abroad in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to freedom and independence of all. She is the champion and vindicator only of her own. - John Quincy Adams
There's nothing we fear more than our own Reflection. We scream at the monsters within us, hidden deep within our hearts. We run and hide from the terrors all around us- the different mirrors that we see. - Solange nicole
We were all pawns easily discarded at the whims of monsters, some of whom were younger than me. - Brima Lamin & Chantale Wesley-Lamin, The Walk - Memoir of a Liberian Civil War Survivor, 2016
Those monsters in your closets and under your beds? They are just as real as us. The difference is that we fear what we don't understand, while they understand exactly, what we fear. - Rob Shepherd
Not all the monsters have fangs. - J. A. London
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters.
Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility. - Margee Kerr
Monsters, ghost and everything spiritual and non-spiritual exists. Because we create it, the way to stop it..., is just to stop thinking about it. - (This is how I solve the problem) - Deyth Banger
We were still children and residing in the mosque from morning to evening. We were about to turn into monsters. - M.F. Moonzajer
People fail to realize that horror isn’t just monsters and death. Sometimes, it’s learning to accept the darkness of human nature. - Kayla Krantz
My job takes up many daylight hours, it wakes me in the still of night and fills my head with ghosts and monsters but I love it, telling stories is what I was born to do. - Ken Scott
It is not the monsters we should be afraid of; it is the people that don't recognize the same monsters inside of themself. - Shannon L. Alder
That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frightenpeople, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run. - Jeannette Walls
Vampires and humans; we are all monsters in our own way at the end of a dream, or a nightmare. - Cameron Jace
Monsters that live under children's beds have power only because of the child's ignorance. Thus the nonexistent become efficacious. - Mike Klepper
Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Monsters are real and ghosts are real too they live inside us and sometimes they win. - Stephen King
Humans are petty monsters by nature and big brutes by social causes. - Zoran Zeković
I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. - Charles Baudelaire
Black Friday (AKA Zombie Apocalypse)Is an event of subset half-dead human like beings confronted with ravenous bloodthirsty monsters preparing to pummel down the doors mid-afternoon on Thanksgiving Day. - Sage R Fury
At best we are but clay, animated dust; but viewed as sinners, we are monsters indeed. Let it be published in heaven as a miracle that the Lord Jesus should set His heart's love upon people like us. - Alistair Begg
The more monsterous humanity gets, the more nicer monsters become - Anonymous
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
The person who fights monsters should make sure that in the process, he does not become a monster himself. Because when you stare down at an abyss, the abyss stares back at you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls... - Edgar Allan Poe
Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels. - Francisco de Goya
Monsters almost always are culture's way of working out their fears. - Catherynne M. Valente
He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
State is the name of the coldest of all cold monsters. Coldly it lies; and this lie slips from its mouth: 'I, the state, am the people. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials. You need something scary to overcome. - Margaret Atwood
In order to master compassion, you have to spend time getting to know monsters. When you can do that you will see that there are no monsters, only people that acted like monsters because no one gave them the time or compassion to hear their story. - Shannon L. Alder
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win. - Stephen King
The monsters were neverunder my bed.Because the monsterswere inside my head.I fear no monsters,for no monsters I see.Because all this timethe monster has been me. - Nikita Gill
Emily squared her shoulders and said simply, I’m fine, I’m not really loving your social skills though. Don’t you know this is no way to start a conversation? Emily’s mouth clamped shut at the expression on the monsters face. - Nicole Rae
We’re young, we’re not monsters, no fools: we’ll conquer happiness for ourselves. - Ivan Turgenev
When there are monsters there are miracles. - Ogden Nash
Blank pages are like monsters that haunt my dreams until I feed them words. - V.M. Sawh
Loads of children read books about dinosaurs, underwater monsters, dragons, witches, aliens, and robots. Essentially, the people who read SF, fantasy and horror haven't grown out of enjoying the strange and weird. - China Miéville
True monsters are not those lurking under the bed, but the ones sleeping in it. - Silje Akselberg Iversen
Monsters always make more trouble before they die. - Melinda Gebbie
All things are true. God's an Astronaut. Oz is Over the Rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters live." - Peloquin - Clive Barker
He who fights monsters should look into it that he himself does not become a monster. When you gaze long into the Abyss, the Abyss also gazes into you.
I am born here among the monsters; if I have to survive I must act like one of them. - M.F. Moonzajer
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Can you imagine life without the horror genre? There would be no monsters. Only a**holes. - Michael A. Arnzen
Heartache, guilt, loss, grief, these things, too, are monsters. - Chelsey Philpot
The coldest day in fallis at the Hallows Evening ballwhere ghoulish funavoids the sunas monsters mingle wall to wall. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Sometimes I wonder who the real monsters are. The ones without the hearts or the ones who rip them out" - Bastion of Aberrants (In progress) - Azia Kaida
Monsters are not born they are made. - Valjeanne Jeffers
I think people need to recognize that those of us who have been so much influenced by violence in the media- in particular pornographic violence- are not some kinds of inherent monsters. We are your sons, and we are your husbands. And we grew up in regular families. - James C. Dobson
Monsters were wild. Monsters were strong. Monsters were fierce and free.If I was monstrous...perhaps it wasn't such a bad thing. - Sarah Diemer
Sometimes mortals can be more horrible than monsters. - Rick Riordan
America... goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy. She is the well-wisher to the freedom and independence of all. - John Quincy Adams
The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous - John le Carré
I will have thee, as our rarer monsters are, painted upon a pole,and underwrit: "Here you may see the tyrant, Macbeth - William Shakespeare
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