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Top 100 Penny Dreadful Quotes From The Horror TV Series

Sir Malcolm is one character from 'Penny Dreadful'.

'Penny Dreadful' is a horror drama, gothic British-American TV series.

The TV series takes its inspiration from 19th century British novel titled the same name. 'Penny Dreadful' is therefore influenced by many well-known 19th century Victorian gothic works of fiction.

This psychological horror thriller is one of its kind, not only because it has one of the most beautiful crossovers with the different terrifying characters of the past but also the way the story is told, the cinematography, the costumes, and the perfect actors cast in perfect roles. 'Penny Dreadful' is a work of art and a masterpiece on its own. A highly recommended series, but not for the faint of heart.

Here are some great quotes from the series, including 'Penny Dreadful' John Clare quotes, Ethan Chandler quotes, Sir Malcolm quotes, and quotes about heaven, death, the world, hate, passion, and more. If you like these, check out these 'The Walking Dead' quotes or 'The Vampire Diaries' quotes too!

'Penny Dreadful' Season 1 Quotes

Below, you can find 'Penny Dreadful' quotes from season one, including some from Sir Malcolm Murray.

1. "You have made my visit truly memorable. I shall never forget you."

- Ethan Chandler, 'Penny Dreadful'.

2. "Do you believe there is a demimonde? A half-world between what we know and what we fear?"

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

3. "You're a man with a bloody knife like everyone else out there, so stop putting on airs."

- Ethan Chandler, 'Penny Dreadful'.

4. "You seem to be a freethinker who might imagine a world less constrained by what we think we know of as 'truth.'"

- Sir Malcolm Murray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

5. "That is my river. That is my mountain. There I will plant my flag."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

6. "The wind changes, the grass stops swaying. The lion turns, looks at you. The moment you realize you are no longer the hunter, you are the prey."

- Sir Malcolm Murray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

7. "You were skeptical because you thought that this was going to be a wasted evening, but now you're not so sure."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

8. "I would not tell Miss Ives this. After all, who wants to know they're hunted by the devil?"

- Mr. Lyle, 'Penny Dreadful'.

9. "They are all about me. The beasts that feed at night. And they are hungry."

- Mina Harker, 'Penny Dreadful'.

10. "You made me strong and tireless. If only you had made me handsome."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

'Penny Dreadful' Season 2 Quotes

The show has been one of the scariest shows that has put everything together, with passion, prophecies, and more.

If you love 'Penny Dreadful' why not read these 'Penny Dreadful' quotes from season two?

11. "Mr. Clare, there is around me a shroud that brings only pain. I won't allow you to suffer, not you. I think you are the most human man I have ever known."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

12. "I've not had many friends in my time, but I'm proud to count you among them."

- Ethan Chandler, 'Penny Dreadful'.

13. "I'm sorry you feel so unloved. You are a beautiful monster, and there are those who could love you and shall. Life awaits you."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

14. "Now, let me see your power. Go heal yourself my beloved immortal."

- Lily, 'Penny Dreadful'.

15. "You have been given great power. One day you will use it, and take your foretold place over these mortal animals. You know in your heart I'm speaking the truth, admit it."

- Hecate, 'Penny Dreadful'.

16. "But that... is truly who I am, angelique."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

17. "We're most who we are. Unrestrained. Ourselves."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

18. "All those things that mark you when you're young... that make you what you are. Never escape them."

- Ethan Chandler, 'Penny Dreadful'.

19. "All sad people like poetry. Happy people like songs."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

20. "What would Dr. Frankenstein be without his creature?"

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

'Penny Dreadful' Season 3 Quotes

Here we have collected some more 'Penny Dreadful' quotes. Season 3 was a particularly great season!

21. "You're unhappy. You're isolated. You think that you are the cause of this unhappiness and are unworthy of affection."

- Dr. Seward, 'Penny Dreadful'.

22. "I missed you in London, so I came to this place. I awaited for your return from the anterior."

- Kaetenay, 'Penny Dreadful'.

23. "I have conquered death, and created monsters... none more so than the man who sits before you."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

24. "We all are two things in a way. Angel and devil, light and dark."

- Henry Jekyll, 'Penny Dreadful'.

25. "I need no man to save me. And I think, in a way, I created you more than you created me."

- Lily, 'Penny Dreadful'.

26. "In the end, we must be the thing that world demands of us."

- Henry Jekyll, 'Penny Dreadful'.

27. "It's not torture, what they're doing. It's science. It's meant to make you better."

- Orderly, 'Penny Dreadful'.

28. "Oh, my dear, we have so much to catch up on, do we not?"

- Lucifer, 'Penny Dreadful'.

29. "Give me your blood. Give me your flesh. Be my bride, and then all the light will end and the world will be in darkness."

- Dracula, 'Penny Dreadful'.

30. "In this mortal world, you'll always be shunned for your uniqueness, but not with me."

- Dracula, 'Penny Dreadful'.

Vanessa Ives 'Penny Dreadful' Quotes

When you look at everything altogether, 'Penny Dreadful' quotes discuss being weak, love, heaven, desire, prophecies and more!

Here, we have more 'Penny Dreadful' quotes. Vanessa Ives is a popular character from the show.

31. "No more let life divide what death can join together."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

32. "I have run from the darkness for so long, only to find myself in a place darker still."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

33. "Your father loves you very much and he would do anything to save you. But I love you in a very different way. I love you enough to kill you."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

34. "You know the true path to freedom? Open any vein."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

35. "To be beautiful is to be almost dead."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

36. "There are things within us all that can never be unleashed."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

37. "I love storms. Primordial. Every bit of civilization gone. Everything true coming out."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

38. "You once said we name things so they don’t frighten us. I’m not frightened. His name is Dracula."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

39. "You have to give them names or they’ll never come to life."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

40. "Those in the service of the demon are irrevocably marked."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

Victor Frankenstein 'Penny Dreadful' Quotes

Read 'Penny Dreadful' quotes from various seasons here.

41. "I would never chart a river or scale a peak to take its measure or plant a flag, there's no point."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

42. "There is only one worthy goal for scientific explanation: piercing the issue that separates life from death."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

43. "My mother taught me so many things. Among the most useful is: one must always have Shakespeare at hand."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

44. "As you grow up, you’ll learn we all do things that cause us shame. Sins we have committed."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

45. "You seek to threaten me with death? If you seek to threaten me, threaten me with life."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

46. "I was cursed with poetry very young. Creates extremely unrealistic expectations."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

47. "A sin that is everlasting, one that you have made immortal."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

48. "If you cannot endure the nightmare, you should not lie down for the sleep."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

49. "Man does not live only in the empirical. We must seek the ephemeral, or why live?"

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

50. "Every action builds another link which binds us to it. That chain is everlasting."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

51. "They had a singular goal. Not transmutation to an afterlife, but something even more profound: eternal life."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

52. "Everything else, from the deep bottom of the sea to the top of the highest mountain on the farthest planet, is insignificant."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

53. "The angel seeks the light, the beast seeks the dark."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

54. "When you transform a life, you're making it anew."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

55. "Whatever happens to the creature downstairs, we are responsible for it. It is our burden now."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

Dorian Gray 'Penny Dreadful' Quotes

Here, you can read 'Penny Dreadful' quotes from the character Dorian Gray.

56. "Photographs are so ironically impermanent, they capture one moment in time to perfection. A painting can capture eternity."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

57. "To be different. To be powerful. Is that not a divine gift?"

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

58. "Are not people the most mysterious things?"

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

59. "You're not fighting alone, Angelique. I care for who you are, not what you wear."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

60. "In the Dark Ages, in certain parts of Europe, novitiate nuns were asked to pledge themselves to God in blood."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

61. "You were not a legionnaire unless painted with blood. We're all tested in one way or another, are we not?"

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

62. "Listen, child. I can toss you out like the baggage you are whenever it pleases me."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

63. "We're at the ebb tide, my darling. One of us needs to change our ways. And I think it should be you."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

64. "You think you're bold? You think you know sin? You're still learning the language."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

65. "From the tumbrils on the way to the guillotine to the roaring mobs sacking the temples of Byzantium. So much noise in anarchy."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

66. "The thrill of the forbidden? There’s nothing to match that."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

67. "Once you get used to something, why bother?"

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

68. "Passion will undo the best of us and lead only to tragedy. It’s ever thus for those who care so deeply."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

69. "Don’t we all want to paint ourselves into something better than we are?"

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

70. "Different aromas make you feel differently."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

'Penny Dreadful' Creature Quotes

You can read the character Creature's quotes from the 'Penny Dreadful' show.

71. "The pansy at my feet doth the same tale repeat."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

72. "What is there left but to wade to a desolate shore, away from all others?"

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

73. "You are so fragile, you mortals"

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

74. "You don’t need to remind me of my sins. Just never forget your own."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

75. "Your firstborn has returned… father."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

76. "I learned to stay in the shadows. To protect such a heart as this you gave me."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

77. "Do not weep. I've learned that skill. It brings no solace."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

78. "The monster is not in my face, but in my soul."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

79. "We are bound on a wheel of pain, thee and me."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

80. "A young man's ambition to be known, not to be good."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

81. "What a simple thing it is, to snap your neck."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

82. "The future belongs to the strong, to the immortal races. To me, and my kind. Look upon your master."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

83. "Flint is the heart of the world."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

84. "That wasn't his intention. He had no goal beyond resurrection, at which he's excelled."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

85. "He created life, but had no care for its nurturing."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

The Best 'Penny Dreadful' Quotes

Here are some famous 'Penny Dreadful' quotes from Sir Malcolm, Dorian Gray, Ethan Chandler and others.

86. "You’re hunting for a man, you need to start hunting for a beast."

- Sir Malcolm Murray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

87. "Death is not serene."

- Dr. Victor Frankenstein, 'Penny Dreadful'.

88. "Things are so rarely what they seem."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

89. "When our day has come you will know terror."

- Lily, 'Penny Dreadful'.

90. "For the dead travel fast."

- Professor Van Helsing, 'Penny Dreadful'.

91. "There is a place where the hideous can be beautiful, where the malformed find grace, where strangeness is not shunned but celebrated."

- Vincent Brand, 'Penny Dreadful'.

92. "We are mortals all, extravagant in our weakness."

- Vincent Brand, 'Penny Dreadful'.

93. "I'm trying to rescue my daughter. I would murder the world to save her. Join me, doctor."

- Sir Malcolm Murray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

94. "You do not like it here. You are close to it. Yet in this house, you're the only woman not wearing gloves."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

95. "The shamans in my mountains call it Uchawi Mabadiliko the changing from one skin into another."

- Sembene, 'Penny Dreadful'.

96. "The glory of life surmounts the fear of death."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

97. "His name is Ariel. The most challenging bit is the eyes. Their glass, of course, so by nature are dead and dull."

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

98. "My sins made manifest only here. At times I've deceived myself into thinking I'm other than this."

- Dorian Gray, 'Penny Dreadful'.

99. "We have no fear of God, so we are accountable to no one but each other."

- The Creature, 'Penny Dreadful'.

100. "You think you've suffered. You think you know blood. Spread them from here to horizon and I have walked further!"

- Vanessa Ives, 'Penny Dreadful'.

At Kidadl, we have created lots of family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Penny Dreadful quotes', why not look at these 'The Shining' quotes or 'Sally Face' quotes too?

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