scary Quotes

24 of the best book quotes about scary
  1. #1
    “I could tell you a scary story to get your teeth chattering,
    Something about a really old man, sitting in a squeaky rocking chair, pointing at you.”
  2. #2
    “Do the scary thing first, and get scared later.”
  3. #3
    “Men don’t get knocked out, or I mean they can fight back against big things. What kills them is erosion; they get nudged into failure. They get slowly scared. I’m scared.”
  4. #4
    “What a tale their terror tells.”
  5. #5
    “How they scream out their affright!”
  6. #6
    What a horror they outpour
  7. #7
    The great fish moved silently through the night water.
    Peter Benchley
  8. #8
    “‘Yes, I’m a mouse. Squeak, squeak. Now shoo-shoo back to your little bug friends,’ said Ripred, picking up a hunk of dried beef. He tore a off a piece with his teeth and noticed Boots hadn’t moved. He pulled back his lips to reveal a row of jagged teeth and gave her a sharp hiss.”
  1. #9
    “The best remedy for those who are frightened, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be alone with the sky, nature and God. For only then can you feel that everything is as it should be and that God wants people to be happy amid nature’s beauty and simplicity.”
  2. #10
    “It always sound scarier when a hollerer talk soft.”
  3. #11
    “My father was always saying the inn would be ruined, for people would soon cease coming there to be tyrannized over and put down, and sent shivering to their beds; but I really believe his presence did us good. People were frightened at the time, but on looking back they rather liked it; it was a fine excitement in a quiet country life . . . ”
  4. #12
    “That night for the first time in my life I realized that it is the physical presence of people and their spirits that gives a town life. With the absence of so many people, the town became scary, the night darker, and the silence unbearably agitating.”
  5. #13
    “They stood entranced with the delicious cold bumps on their necks and the suddenly stiffened small hairs quilled up over their scalps.”
  6. #14
    “So much of love is chance. There’s something scary and wonderful about that.”
  7. #15
    “You must understand: they fear you. There is nothing scarier in their minds than a girl who knows the power of her flames.”
  8. #16
    “Nothing makes Ma scared. Except Old Nick maybe. Mostly she calls him just ‘him’, I didn’t even know the name for him until I saw a cartoon about a guy that comes in the night called Old Nick.”

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Edgar Allan Poe, David Pelham, Christopher Wormell
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  1. #17
    “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.”
  2. #18
    “You’re a little scary sometimes, you know that? Brilliant ... but scary,”
  3. #19
    “How we shiver with affright.”
  4. #20
    “That night I really thought I was going to die. I waited for the police and I was ready for death, like a soldier on a battlefield. I’d gladly have given my life for my country.”
  5. #21
    “At night in bed I see myself alone in a dungeon, without Father and Mother. Or I’m roaming the streets, or the Annex is on fire, or they come in the middle of the night to take us away and I crawl under my bed in desperation.”
  6. #22
    “The horror! The horror!”
  7. #23
    “Some things are fairly obvious when it’s a seven-foot skeleton with a scythe telling you them.”
  8. #24
    “The moment between deciding to open your eyes and then actually doing it is as scary a thing as there is in the new world.”
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