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Horror Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Horror

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I think when the full horror of being fifty hits you,
you should stay home and have a good cry.
- Josh Billings

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Don't dream it, be it.
- the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show

Art in Nature is rhythmic and has a horror of constraint.
- Robert Delaunay

It is women who love horror.
Gloat over it.
Feed on it.
Are nourished by it.
Shudder and cling and cry out-and come back for more.
- Bela Lugosi

 

I'm basically a movie actor now, and my big roles are mostly horror movies -
unless I'm doing a guest star or something -
and occasionally I try to get back into television.
- Robert Englund

I love horror movies because they're really fun.
They tap into those wonderful primal emotions.
- Margot Kidder

I remember seeing some little wrinkles in my early
30s and thinking they were interesting.
But you know the horror of it is that the screen image has to be perfect.
- Claire Bloom

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The first horror film I remember seeing in the theatre
was Halloween and from the first scene when the kid
puts on the mask and it is his POV,
I was hooked.
- David Arquette

I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront
a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do,
ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.
- Adam Arkin

When I was growing up, I always read horror books,
while my sister read romance novels.
- Dorothy Allison

I have always loved horror very much.
I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery.
It was one of my first jobs writing for comics,
and I loved it.
- Sergio Aragones

If one book's done this well, you want to write another
one that does just as well.
There's that horror of the second novel that doesn't match up.
- Mark Haddon

The amount of horror one used to hear about in one
village could be quite extreme.
But one might not have heard about all the other villages'
horrors at the same time.
- Sharon Olds

If one horror film hits, everyone says,
'Let's go make a horror film.' It's the genre that never dies.
- George A. Romero

You can't make people believe in you if you play a
horror part with your tongue in your cheek.
- Bela Lugosi

France is not poetic; she even feels,
in fact, a congenital horror of poetry.
Among the writers who use verse, those whom she will
always prefer are the most prosaic.
- Charles Baudelaire

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

People who sleep around to get roles are frail and
scared and most likely without talent.
It's their own little horror show that only they can deal with.
- Bruce Campbell

I don't buy into any of that hogwash.
They put that out to sell tickets.
It's just a classic horror movie, with the Greek drama
formula of good versus evil,
and lots of fear.
- Margot Kidder

A win by an unsound combination, however showy,
fills me with artistic horror.
- Wilhelm Steinitz

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

And I think that I'd be a natural for scoring horror movies.
- Jim Coleman

One could make money and get a career going with a
low-budget horror film about killers attacking on holidays.
It is always flattering to have somebody copy you.
- John Carpenter

I've been reading horror since I was five years old.
- George Stephen

I mean Buckingham Palace has never hired a professional
public relations outfit let alone a Madison Avenue
type and they would throw up their hands in horror at the very idea.
- Anthony Holden

The specific story line that people have responded
to the most has been the horror of bathing suit shopping.
- Cathy Guisewite

Horror is the natural reaction to the last 5,000 years of history.
- Robert Anton Wilson

There are a couple of things in there if we're constraining
this discussion to horror here.
- Eddie Campbell

This film is what it is.
It's a campy thriller horror movie where you go and have fun.
With these types of films, you can't take it too seriously.
They are what they are.
- Morris Chestnut

But my problem with fantasy, and horror,
and related genres, is that sometimes the problems are illogical.
- Octavia Butler

I went see the horror thriller, Hannibal.
I am a massive fan of Anthony Hopkins.
He is superb in the film.
- David Ginola

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

You hear a lot of horror stories about proposing and
things going horribly wrong -
it went really,
really well and I was really pleased when she said yes.
- Prince William

In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and
lots of loud noises on the soundtrack.
I tried to do the opposite.
Playing with silence for instance.
- Alejandro Amenabar

I think The Exorcist is the best American horror movie ever made.
Friedkin was at the top of his game.
- Jason Patric

I throw it all in there, Kung Fu, blaxploitation,
horror.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

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

In all the horror films that I have done,
all of those women were strong women.
I don't feel I ever played the victim,
although I was always in jeopardy.
- Adrienne Barbeau

Scream was great for what it was.
For a horror film, it was intelligent,
it was funny, it took a laugh at itself.
- Neve Campbell

I'm always a fan of a good horror film.
- Andre Braugher

I tell you, I feel like a real novice as far as horror goes.
- Lawrence Kasdan

At every step the vast majority have expressed horror
at the idea of an aggressive war.
- Paul Robeson

I think film had a terrible effect on horror fiction particularly in the 80s,
with certain writers turning out stuff as slick and
cliched as Hollywood movies.
- Poppy Z. Brite

We're gonna try and bring on all the different aspects
of horror movie making and bring on guests and show
all these old '50's B movies.
Not the real corny ones, the real cool ones.
- Jerry Only

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

Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief,
rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians
returned to it and recognized their slaughtered warriors,
women, and children.
- John Gibbon

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

I've always been fascinated by Asian culture,
and I love that women can play the lead in a horror film.
- Sarah Michelle Gellar

I'm a fan of good horror movies.
- Donnie Wahlberg

Horror does not interest me, and so I know little of its practicioners,
old or current.
- William Peter Blatty

Even the contemporary horror authors who have seriously
influenced me are a disparate bunch.
- George Stephen

An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood;
a mud bath for every soul concerned in it.
- George Bernard Shaw

I'm terrible at horror movies, by the way.
I get scared so easily.
- Oliver Stone

I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army.
That is probably why I went to college for so long.
- Bruce Conner

I think he had a strange, passionate devotion to the
truth and a horror at what he saw going on.
- Ben Bradlee

Horror movies can be very interesting because they
can deal with intangible subjects that are full of emotion.
- Meg Tilly

It's not scary to make a horror film because you get
to pull back the curtain and see that none of it's real.
When you're watching one, the terror bombards you.
- Josh Hartnett

I hate horror movies.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris,
like Alien had a lot of things that are similar,
although it's also got the horror element.
- Alex Winter

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

The horror genre is important because it promotes experimentation in filmmaking.
- Richard King

Any peace process after so many years of horror and
terror will be long and difficult.
- Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero

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

All of us have our individual curses,
something that we are uncomfortable with and something
that we have to deal with,
like me making horror films, perhaps.
- Wes Craven

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

I'm just one of those people that if I sit down to watch a horror film,
I put my hands over my face and I cry a lot and I don't
see half of the film because I'm too upset.
- Neve Campbell

With all the horror in the world and all the crap that's going on,
for an hour and a half you go eat some popcorn and laugh with your friends.
That's what a movie is all about.
- Michael Rosenbaum

I have always had a horror and detestation of poverty.
- Taylor Caldwell

Part of the public horror of sexual irregularity so-called
is due to the fact that everyone knows himself essentially guilty.
- Aleister Crowley

The eyes of some of the fans at Davis Cup matches scare me.
There's no light in them.
Fixed emotions.
Blind worship.
Horror.
It makes me think of what happened to us long ago.
- Boris Becker

I think that The Eye is a particularly Americanized take on horror.
- Guillermo del Toro


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