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Dracula Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Dracula
  1. #1
    “We learn from failure, not from success!”
  2. #2
    “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.”
  3. #3
    “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.”
  4. #4
    “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.”
  5. #5
    “No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.”
  6. #6
    “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.”
  7. #7
    “Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
  8. #8
    “I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.”
  1. #9
    “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.”
  2. #10
    “There is a reason why all things are as they are.”
  3. #11
    “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!”
  4. #12
    “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.”
    author
    Bram Stoker
    book
    Dracula
    character
    Mina Murray
    concepts
    DeathLife
  5. #13
    “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.”
  6. #14
    “Despair has its own calms.”
  7. #15
    “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.”
  8. #16
    “Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker.”
  1. #17
    “We women have something of the mother in us that makes us rise above smaller matters when the mother-spirit is invoked.”
    author
    Bram Stoker
    person
    Women
    book
    Dracula
    character
    Mina Murray
    concept
    Mothers
  2. #18
    “No man knows till he experiences it, what it is like to feel his own life-blood drawn away into the woman he loves.”
  3. #19
    “I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.”
  4. #20
    “I suppose that we women are such cowards that we think a man will save us from fears, and we marry him.”
  5. #21
    “Loneliness will sit over our roofs with brooding wings.”
  6. #22
    “I want you to believe...to believe in things that you cannot.”
  7. #23
    “No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.”
  8. #24
    “The blood is the life!”
  1. #25
    “How good and thoughtful he is; the world seems full of good men--even if there are monsters in it.”
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