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The dictionary states that monsters are enormous and frightening imaginary creatures.

Monsters have always made themselves comfortable in the lore of human beings. However, the idea of monsters has drastically changed in the last few years by becoming cute.

Even after the change, the scary part of monsters remains a foil to our humane characteristics. Monsters in all forms help us understand the things that can happen if something goes evil. Hence, reading quotes about these grotesque creatures can help in overcoming the monster in yourself.

If you like this, check out [mermaid quotes] and fairy quotes.

Famous Monster Quotes

Portrait of a girl reading very interesting and scary book

Most of us are well versed with popular monsters quotes, but it's always good to look for surprising quotes. So, here are some renowned spooky monster sayings and quotes.

1. "Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters."

‒ Stephen King.

2. "Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster."

‒ Friedrich Nietzsche.

3. "Oh, monsters are scared, said Lettie. That's why they're monsters."

― Neil Gaiman, 'The Ocean At The End Of The Lane'.

4. "Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win."

‒ Stephen King.

5. "The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls."

‒ Edgar Allen Poe.

6. "I believe there are monsters born in the world to human parents."

‒ John Steinbeck.

7. "Ignorance is the womb of monsters."

‒ Henry Ward Beecher.

8. "There are no heroes. In life, the monsters win."

‒ George R. R. Martin.

9. "Beware; for I am fearless, and therefore powerful."

Mary Shelley.

10. "It's men you should be afraid of, not monsters."

‒ Niccolo Ammaniti.

11. "What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams."

‒ Werner Herzog.

12. "Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters."

‒ Francisco Goya.

13. "What strange phenomena we find in a great city, all we need do is stroll about with our eyes open. Life swarms with innocent monsters."

‒ Charles Baudelaire.

14. "I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel."

‒ Mary Shelley.

15. "The blunt monster with uncounted heads,

The still-discordant wavering multitude,

Can play upon it."

‒ William Shakespeare, 'Henry IV, Part 2'.

16. "Welcome to my house. Come freely. Go safely, and leave something of the happiness you bring."

‒ Bram Stoker.

17. "If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also."

‒ Robert Louis Stevenson.

18. "O, beware, my lord, of jealousy;

It is the green-ey'd monster, which doth mock

The meat it feeds on."

‒ William Shakespeare.

19. "The world seems full of good men - even if there are monsters in it."

‒ Bram Stoker.

20. "There were two kinds of monsters, the kind that hunted the streets and the kind that lived in your head."

‒ Victoria Schwab.

21. "Alone ‒ it is wonderful how little a man can do alone! To rob a little, to hurt a little, and there is the end."

‒ H. G. Wells, ‘The Invisbile Man’.

22. "Faust: Who are you then?

Mephistopheles: I am part of that power which eternally wills evil and eternally works good."

‒ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

23. "Wickedness was like food: once you got started it was hard to stop; the gut expanded to take in more and more."

‒ John Updike.

24. "Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters."

‒ Victor Hugo.

25. "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."

‒ Bram Stoker, 'Dracula'.

26. "It is true, we shall be monsters, cut off from all the world; but on that account we shall be more attached to one another."

‒ Mary Shelley.

27. "Human madness is oftentimes a cunning and most feline thing. When you think it fled, it may have but become transfigured into some still subtler form."

‒ Herman Melville.

28. "From even the greatest of horrors, irony is seldom absent."

‒ H.P. Lovecraft.

29. "Real monsters eat you from the inside out."

‒ Dia Reeves.

30. "The underground of the city is like what's underground in people. Beneath the surface, it's boiling with monsters."

Guillermo Del Toro.

'I'm A Monster' Quotes

Well, we all have had those times when we feel low and end up calling ourselves a monster and monstrous. In this section, find similar quotes that resonate with the incomprehensible feeling.

31. "A beast I am, lest a Beast I become."

‒ 'Vampire: The Masquerade'.

32. "That thing, that beast. It came from inside me."

‒ Beast Boy, 'Teen Titans'.

33. "They all want me

I'm a monster."

‒ Becky G.

34. "I'm a monster I'm a genius

Man I'm working so hard."

‒ Lucha and Godmode, 'I'm A Monster'.

35. "We're monsters, Liv. We eat people."

‒ Lowell, 'iZombie'.

36. "I'm a monster, said the shadow of the Marquess suddenly. Everyone says so."

‒ Catherynne M. Valente.

37. "I'm a monster inside and out."

‒ Wade Wilson, 'Deadpool'.

38. "I'm just fooling myself. She'll never see me as anything more but a monster. It's hopeless."

‒ The Beast, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

39. "The ego is a fascinating monster."

‒ Alanis Morissette.

40. "You have that look in your eyes, from the forest. When you called me a monster."

‒ Kylo Ren, 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'.

41. "My own mother thought I was a monster... She was right, of course, but it still hurt."

‒ Princess Azula, ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’.

42. "Everyone carries around his own monsters."

Richard Pryor.

43. "I do not sleep because I am not only afraid of the monsters at my door, but also of the monsters my own mind can conjure. The ones that live within."

‒ Samantha Shannon.

44. "What was sleep, after all, but the process by which we dumped our insanity into a dark subconscious pit and came out on the other side ready to eat cereal instead of our neighbor's children?"

‒ Jeff Lindsay, 'Darkly Dreaming Dexter'.

45. "I'm a very neat monster."

Jeff Lindsay.

46. "Nothing made me happen. I happened."

‒ Thomas Harris.

47. "What does he do, Clarice? What is the first and principal thing he does, what need does he serve by killing? He covets. How do we begin to covet? We begin by coveting what we see every day."

‒ Thomas Harris, 'The Silence Of The Lambs'.

48. "Killing must feel good to God too. He does it all the time."

‒ Hannibal Lecter, ‘Hannibal’.

49. "For the first time I could remember, I felt weak, woozy and stupid— like a human being. Like a very small and helpless human-being."

‒ Jeff Lindsay.

50. "The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous."

‒ John Le Carre.

Cute Monster Quotes From Beloved Monsters

Kids these days love monster movies that have fluffy entities. They may fear the green eyed monster quotes, but they also love cute monstrous characters. So, here are some great quotes that work great as Halloween party monster quotes.

51. "Since I am dead I can take off my head to recite Shakespearean quotations."

Jack Skellington.

52. "There's children throwing snowballs, instead of throwing heads, they're busy building toys And absolutely no one's dead."

‒ Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

53. "You're jokin', you're jokin'!

I can't believe my ears!"

‒ Oogie Boogie Man.

54. "Mike Wazowski: Whew! You got any deodorant I can borrow?

Sully: Yeah. I've got 'Smelly Garbage' and 'Old Dumpster'."

‒ 'Monsters, Inc.'

55. "Scary monsters do not have plaque!"

‒ Mike Wazowski, ‘Monsters, Inc’.

56. "Sully: She's not scared of you anymore.

Boo: Raarrrr!

Sully: Looks like you're out of a job."

‒ 'Monsters, Inc.

57. "Princess Fiona: What kind of a knight are you?

Shrek: One of a kind."

– 'Shrek'.

58. "No! I'm an ogre! You know, 'Grab your torch and pitchforks!' Doesn't that bother you?"

– 'Shrek'.

59. "Ogres are like onions."

‒ 'Shrek'.

60. "What are you doing? You know, you should sweep me off my feet out yonder window and down a rope onto your valiant steed."

‒ Fiona, 'Shrek'.

61. "Come on, pal. If you start crying, I'm gonna cry, and I'll never get through this."

Mike Wazowski, ‘Monsters, Inc’.

62. "Check it out i'm a frakenhomie!"

‒ 'Hotel Transylvania'.

63. "Human blood is so fatty, and you never know where its been."

‒ Dracula, 'Hotel Transylvania'.

64. "Jonathan: Are these monster gonna kill me?

Dracula: Not as long as they think you're a monster."

- 'Hotel Transylvania'.

65. "Dracula: He's got red hair!

Griffin the Invisible Man: Excuse me?

Dracula: What are you moaning about?

Griffin: I've got red hair!

Dracula: How was I supposed to know that?"

- 'Hotel Transylvania'.

66. "He's my right arm's cousin!"

- Frankenstein, 'Hotel Transylvania'.

67. "I'm allergic to cream cheese!"

- Jonathan, 'Hotel Transylvania'.

68. "Do I look abominable to you? Why can't they call me the Adorable Snowman, or … or the Agreeable Snowman for crying out loud?"

- Yeti, 'Monsters, Inc'.

69. "Dad. Everyone here is ancient."

- Mavis, 'Hotel Transylvania'.

70. "Sulley: Hey, Mike, this might sound crazy, but I don't think that kid's dangerous.

Mike: Really? Well, in that case, let's keep it. I always wanted a pet that could kill me."

‒ 'Monsters, Inc.'

Monster Love Quotes

Love is not the first feeling that one may think about when they picture monsters. However, without love, seldom can anyone survive, even when they are monstrous and grotesque. Here a few such quotes on amour in monsters.

71. "I have love in me the likes of which you can scarcely imagine and rage the likes of which you would not believe. If I cannot satisfy the one, I will indulge the other."

― Mary Shelley, 'Frankenstein'.

72. "She holds him, he holds her, they hold each other, and all is dark, all is light, all is never, all is forever."

‒ Guillermo del Toro, 'The Shape Of Water'.

73. "And sit together, now and forever. For it is plain, as anyone can see. We're simply meant to be."

‒ Jack Skellington, 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'.

74. "Two lonely bats crashed in the night. They felt a Zing, love at first sight."

‒ Hotel Transylvania.

75. "Do you believe in destiny? That even the powers of time can be altered for a single purpose? That the luckiest man who walks on this earth is the one who finds… true love?"

‒ 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'.

76. "I love you too much to condemn you."

‒ 'Bram Stoker's Dracula'.

77. "Do you know what the best part of today was? I got the chance to fall in love with you all over again."

‒ 'Shrek'.

78. "And so the lion fell in love with the lamb…he murmured. I looked away, hiding my eyes as I thrilled to the word."

‒ Stephenie Meyer, 'Twilight'.

79. "About three things I was absolutely positive. First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him-and I didn't know how potent that part might be-that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him."

‒ Stephenie Meyer, 'Twilight'.

80. "He's no monster, Gaston; you are!"

‒ Belle, 'Beauty And The Beast'.

Greatest Monsters Quotes From Literature

Here are some truly great monster sayings and quotes that you'll get from the best works of literature from around the world that include fights and sayings that makes one a little queasy.

81. "Stories are wild creatures, the monster said. When you let them loose, who knows what havoc they might wreak?"

‒ Patrick Ness, 'A Monster Calls'.

82. "There was once an invisible man who had grown tired of being unseen. It was not that he was actually invisible. It was that people had become used to not seeing him."

‒ Patrick Ness, 'A Monster Calls'.

83. "If you believe that the natural world is good, then you must also accept its brutality."

‒ Guillermo del Toro, 'The Shape Of Water'.

84. "Perseus wore a magic cap that the monsters he hunted down might not see him. We draw the magic cap down over eyes and ears as a makebelieve that there are no monsters."

‒ Karl Marx.

85. "The justifications of men who kill should always be heard with skepticism, said the monster."

‒ Patrick Ness, 'A Monster Calls'.

86. "I saw hell right there in his eyes. Hell, in the eyes of a living human being."

‒ Johan, 'Monster'.

87. "But gods are born of ichor and nectar … So they find their fame by proving what they can mar: destroying cities, starting wars, breeding plagues and monsters."

‒ Madeline Miller.

88. "Eddie discovered one of his childhood's great truths. Grownups are the real monsters, he thought."

‒ Stephen King.

89. "A monster horrendous, hideous and vast, deprived of sight."


90. "When he has lost all hope, all object in life, man becomes a monster in his misery."

‒ Fyodor Dostoyevsky, 'House Of The Dead'.

91. "Heroes need monsters to establish their heroic credentials."

‒ Margaret Atwood.

92. "Ignorance breeds monsters to fill up the vacancies of the soul that are unoccupied by the verities of knowledge."

‒ Horace Mann.

93. "Monsters come in all shapes and sizes."

‒ Neil Gaiman.

94. "How do I know you'll keep your word? asked Coraline.

I swear it, said the other mother. I swear it on my own mother's grave.

Does she have a grave? asked Coraline.

Oh yes, said the other mother. I put her in there myself."

‒ Neil Gaiman, 'Coraline'.

95. "People who deny the existence of dragons are often eaten by dragons. From within."

‒ Ursula K. Le Guin.

96. "I will love you as a thief loves a gallery and as a crow loves a murder, as a cloud loves bats and as a range loves braes."

‒ Lemony Snicket.

97. "This is a world where there are monsters

There are monsters everywhere, racoons and skunks

There are possums outside, there are monsters in my bed."

‒ Dorothea Lasky, 'Monsters'.

98. "The monsters in my closet

Like to sleep the day away.

So when I get home from school,

I let them out to play."

‒ Phil Bolsta, 'The Monsters In My Closet'.

99. "Monsters in their grottos are protected

From children and policemen, but the delights

Of safety are overrated."

‒ Addison Ward.

100. "Men who fear demons see demons everywhere."

‒ Brom, 'The Child Thief'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for monster quotes then why not take a look at Knight quotes, or castle quotes?

Written By
Moumita Dutta

<p>A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.</p>

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