Four memorable quotes from the magnificent vampire-horror film directed by Tod Browning Dracula (1931) starring Bela Lugosi as Count Dracula, Helen Chandler as Mina, Edward Van Sloan as Van Helsing, Dwight Frye as Renfield. edit by me
"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." ― Béla Lugosi
There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
— Bram Stoker, Dracula (via petrichour)
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…if I see but one smile on your lips when we meet, occasioned by this or any other exertion of mine, I shall need no other happiness.
— Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (via petrichour)
I looked upon the sea, it was to be my grave.
— Mary Shelley, Frankenstein
Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.
— Victor Frankenstein : Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein (via the-seeress-yeul)
“I don’t want him in my heart. I want him here with me.”
- Victor Frankenstein in Frankenweenie (2012)
The beginning is always today.
― Mary Shelley, Frankenstein . Chapter 23
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If I cannot inspire love, I will cause fear.
— Shelley, Mary. Frankenstein. (via wordsnquotes)
There is something at work in my soul which I do not understand.
— Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (via introspectivepoet)
It was the secrets of heaven and earth that I desired to learn; and whether it was the outward substance of things, or the inner spirit of nature and the mysterious soul of man that occupied me, still my enquiries were directed to the metaphysical, or in its highest sense, the physical secrets of the world.
— Mary Shelley, Frankenstein (via quotes-shape-us)