40 Best Skull Quotes That Are To Die For

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If you're someone who's fond of reading about skulls, or just want to glance through a cool article, then this list of skull quotes will surely entertain you.

Aside from the term 'skull', many people also like to utilize the terms 'cranium', 'vertex' and 'head' to refer to the different parts of the skull. The skull consists of 22 bones.

Red Skull is a really cool name, as attested by the Marvel character. Many bands, rockstars, and groups like to utilize the image of a skull as a part of their brand because they like the 'cool' image it conveys. Skulls have a deep and meaningful history, and are used as part of religious ceremonies in various parts of the world. If you're someone who likes to look up weird facts and trivia, then you will definitely like the quotes we've prepared for you. Here are the best skull quotes, all for you!

If you like these skull quotes, then you might also like skeleton quotes and [warrior quotes].

Best Skull Quotes

Some people don't like skulls and skull quotes are scary for them.

If you're looking for some skull character quotes or some good quotes about skulls, then this list should do the trick! Here are the best skull quotes!

1. "The skull has had a place in the history of art since the earliest dawning of human expression, as a reminder to appreciate the gift of life."

- Noah Scalin.

2. "The skull is nature's sculpture."

- David Bailey.

3. "We are only atoms trailing the carved skull wrapped inside a sunbeam."

- Sherwin Bitsui.

4. "Then I dropped my forehead against his and sat there for a long time, as if I could telegraph a message through our two skulls, from my brain to his."

- John Grogan.

3. "People usually compare the computer to the head of the human being. I would say that hardware is the bone of the head, the skull. The semiconductor is the brain within the head. The software is the wisdom. And data is the knowledge."

- Masayoshi Son.

4. "When I sing, my face changes shape. It feels like my skull changes shape...the bones bend."

- Jeff Buckley.

5. "Never - no, not for one moment - believe that any human being, with sense in his skull, will love or respect you on account of your fine or costly clothes."

- William Cobbett.

6. "Sometimes skulls are thick. Sometimes hearts are vacant. Sometimes words don't work."

- James Frey.

7. "You should have seen the look on your skull."

- Rich Burlew.

8. "Every writer is a frustrated actor who recites his lines in the hidden auditorium of his skull."

- Rod Serling.

9. "The interior of our skulls contains a portal to infinity."

- Grant Morrison.

10. "Temperament is fixed, set. The skull, followed by the temperament: the two hardest parts of the body."

- J.M. Coetzee.

11. "Great books, like large skulls, have often the least brains."

- William Benton Clulow.

12. "It is at night...that the mind is most clear, that we are most able to hold all our life in the palm of our skull."

- Brian Aldiss.

13. "I fell in love with my wife twenty years ago. I am only now, it seems, getting it through my very thick skull how lucky I am."

- Richard Schiff.

14. "I felt, that night, on that stage, under that skull, incredibly close to everything in the universe, but also extremely alone."

- Jonathan Safran Foer.

Skull Quotes From Famous Authors

Skulls quotes can be used on Halloween under a special name that you may like.

Here is a list of quotes about skulls by popular authors for you to like!

15.  "Thoughts are not etched on the inside of skulls, to be perused by an invader. The mind is a complex and many-layered thing."

- J.K. Rowling.

16. "Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull."

- George Orwell.

17. "Masks beneath masks until suddenly the bare bloodless skull."

- Salman Rushdie.

18. "The slime of all my yesterdays rots in the hollow of my skull."

- Sylvia Plath.

19. "If the book we are reading does not wake us, as with a fist hammering on our skull, why then do we read it?"

- Franz Kafka.

20. "She will break open my skull just to see the inner workings of my brain; I will die here, and that will be the merciful thing."

- Veronica Roth.

21. "She had what the Victorians would call a finely shaped head. You could imagine the skull quite easily."

- Gillian Flynn.

22. "Today I'm out wandering, turning my skull

into a cup for others to drink wine from."

- Rumi.

23. "The skull regarded Ralph like one who knows all the answers but won't tell."

- William Golding.

24. "Grandfather's been dead all these years, but if you lifted my skull, by God, in the convolutions of my brain you'd find the big ridges of his thumbprint. He touched me. "

- Ray Bradbury.

25.  "A cast of your skull, sir, until the original is available, would be an ornament to any anthropological museum."

- Arthur Conan Doyle.

26. "I will prepare a room for you at the palace in case you do not survive. Perhaps your chambers would look good decorated with the skulls of monks."

- Rick Riordan.

27. "'And your students,” Sato demanded, “don’t find it unnerving that Masons meditate with skulls and scythes?'"

- Rick Riordan.

28. "His exploded. As if someone had scooped out his brains and put a hand grenade in his skull."

- Stephen King.

29. "I have seen many amazing things in my long and troubled life history. I have seen a series of corridors built entirely out of human skulls."

- Lemony Snicket.

30. "Like a child, I picture opening her skull, unspooling her brain and sifting through it, trying to catch and pin down her thoughts."

- Gillian Flynn.

31. "I suppose a suicide who holds a pistol to his skull feels much the same wonder at what will come next as I felt then."

- H.G. Wells.

Skull Face Quotes

If you like 'Skull Of The Man'ari' quotes and 'Skull Knight quotes', you'll really like these quotes by Skull face!

32. "With each change, I changed, too. My thoughts, personality, how I saw right and wrong. Words can kill."

- Skull Face.

33. "How's it feel to play the traitor? No more war games. You're a real man now, soldier."

- Skull Face.

34. "America is a country of liberty. A meeting of immigrants. Instead of simply assimilating, its citizens live along side others."

- Skull Face.

35. "As the pressures within me stretch me to bursting, and I force myself not to cry out, though the words I thought were carved into me are gone, and all I knew is dead. "

- Skull Face.

Red Skull Quotes

We hope you like these quotes by Red Skull!

36. "Arrogance may not be a uniquely American trait, but I must say, you do it better than anyone."

- Red Skull.

37. "You are deluded, Captain. You pretend to be a simple soldier, but in reality you are just afraid to admit that we have left humanity behind."

- Red Skull.

38. "Captain America! How exciting! I'm a great fan of your films!"

- Red Skull.

39. "Call it what it is... exile! I no longer reflect his vision of Aryan perfection!"

- Red Skull.

40. "You are failing!"

- Red Skull.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for skull quotes then why not take a look at mask quotes, or [Shakespeare quotes about death]


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