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Dracula Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Dracula
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“Oh, the terrible struggle that I have had against sleep so often of late; the pain of the sleeplessness, or the pain of the fear of sleep, and with such unknown horror as it has for me! How blessed are some people, whose lives have no fears, no dreads; to whom sleep is a blessing that comes nightly, and brings nothing but sweet dreams.”
Bram Stoker
author
Dracula
book
Lucy Westenra
character
dreams
fear
sleeping
concepts
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“No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
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“It is a strange world, a sad world, a world full of miseries, and woes, and troubles. And yet when King Laugh come, he make them all dance to the tune he play. Bleeding hearts, and dry bones of the churchyard, and tears that burn as they fall, all dance together to the music that he make with that smileless mouth of him. Ah, we men and women are like ropes drawn tight with strain that pull us different ways. Then tears come, and like the rain on the ropes, they brace us up, until perhaps the strain become too great, and we break. But King Laugh he come like the sunshine, and he ease off the strain again, and we bear to go on with our labor, what it may be.”
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“No man knows till he experiences it, what it is like to feel his own life-blood drawn away into the woman he loves.”
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“There is a reason why all things are as they are.”
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“Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
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“How good and thoughtful he is; the world seems full of good men--even if there are monsters in it.”
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“The blood is the life!”
life
blood
concepts
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“We learn from failure, not from success!”
Van Helsing
character
success
failure
concepts
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“I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.”
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“Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker.”
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“Loneliness will sit over our roofs with brooding wings.”
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“Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
Count Dracula
character
children
music
night
concepts
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“I am all in a sea of wonders. I doubt; I fear; I think strange things, which I dare not confess to my own soul.”
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“I want you to believe...to believe in things that you cannot.”
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“Despair has its own calms.”
despair
calm
concepts
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“Even if she be not harmed, her heart may fail her in so much and so many horrors; and hereafter she may suffer--both in waking, from her nerves, and in sleep, from her dreams.”
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“We women have something of the mother in us that makes us rise above smaller matters when the mother-spirit is invoked.”
Mina Murray
character
mothers
women
concepts
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“No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.”
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“For life be, after all, only a waitin’ for somethin’ else than what we’re doin’; and death be all that we can rightly depend on.”
Mina Murray
character
death
life
concepts
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“The last I saw of Count Dracula was his kissing his hand to me, with a red light of triumph in his eyes, and with a smile that Judas in hell might be proud of.”
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“I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.”
Lucy Westenra
character
fear
marriage
men
women
cowards
concepts
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“I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.”
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“Do you not think that there are things which you cannot understand, and yet which are; that some people see things that others cannot? But there are things old and new which must not be contemplate by men´s eyes, because they know -or think they know- some things which other men have told them. Ah, it is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all; and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.”
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“She has man’s brain--a brain that a man should have were he much gifted--and woman’s heart. The good God fashioned her for a purpose, believe me when He made that so good combination.”
God
person
brain
heart
concepts

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