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Clive Barker quotes: She was a sea: and I had to swim in her. She was a sea: and I had to swim in her.
Clive Barker quotes: Books should make somebody look at how they feel, be honest with themselves. Books should make somebody look at how they feel, be honest with themselves.
Clive Barker quotes: All the great powers in the world are blood-suckers and soul-stealers at heart. All the great powers in the world are blood-suckers and soul-stealers at heart.
Clive Barker quotes: Life is shortAnd pleasures fewAnd holed the shipAnd drowned the crewBut o! But o!How very bluethe sea is. Life is short
And pleasures few
And holed the ship
And drowned the crew
But o! But o!
How very blue
the sea is.
Clive Barker quotes: Dawn was close. The weaker stars had already disappeared, and even the brightest were uncertain of themselves. Dawn was close. The weaker stars had already disappeared, and even the brightest were uncertain of themselves.
Clive Barker quotes: It's always what may not be shown that shows the most. Forbidden words are always the most eloquent. It's always what may not be shown that shows the most. Forbidden words are always the most eloquent.
Clive Barker quotes: We're making strange fictions of strange things inside ourselves. We're making strange fictions of strange things inside ourselves.
Clive Barker quotes: All things are true. God's an Astronaut. Oz is Over the Rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters live. - Peloquin All things are true. God's an Astronaut. Oz is Over the Rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters live. - Peloquin
Clive Barker quotes: This kind of business (murder) required detachment. The trick was to do it almost casually, as you might flick on the radio, or swat a mosquito. This kind of business (murder) required detachment. The trick was to do it almost casually, as you might flick on the radio, or swat a mosquito.
Clive Barker quotes: He had that brand of pragmatism that would find her the first brewing tea after Armageddon. He had that brand of pragmatism that would find her the first brewing tea after Armageddon.
Clive Barker quotes: We burn so hard, but we shed so little light; it makes us crazy and sad. We burn so hard, but we shed so little light; it makes us crazy and sad.
Clive Barker quotes: Fear is a place where you just tell the truth Fear is a place where you just tell the truth
Clive Barker quotes: Was enough to know they had no Devil on their backs. Just old humanity, cheated of love, and ready to pull down the world on its head. Was enough to know they had no Devil on their backs. Just old humanity, cheated of love, and ready to pull down the world on its head.
Clive Barker quotes: You want my advice!Kiss the Devil, eat the worm. Jan de Mooy, Another Matter; or, Man Remade You want my advice!
Kiss the Devil, eat the worm.
Jan de Mooy, Another Matter; or, Man Remade
Clive Barker quotes: Always, worlds within worlds. Always, worlds within worlds.
Clive Barker quotes: One man's pornography is another man's theology. One man's pornography is another man's theology.
Clive Barker quotes: That which is imagined can never be lost. That which is imagined can never be lost.
Clive Barker quotes: After all, where can the glorious, the goofy, and the god-like stand shoulder to shoulder? After all, where can the glorious, the goofy, and the god-like stand shoulder to shoulder?
Clive Barker quotes: ( ... ) An amalgam of sexual excess and demonic elegance, as likely to fuck you as tear out your heart. ( ... ) An amalgam of sexual excess and demonic elegance, as likely to fuck you as tear out your heart.
Clive Barker quotes: We cry for ourselves, don't we? Not for the dead. The dead are past caring. We cry for ourselves, don't we? Not for the dead. The dead are past caring.
Clive Barker quotes: I am inevitable. I am inevitable.
Clive Barker quotes: Nothing's perfect... because time passes... and the beetle and the worm find their way into everything sooner or later. Nothing's perfect... because time passes... and the beetle and the worm find their way into everything sooner or later.
Clive Barker quotes: Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep. Any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.
Clive Barker quotes: I don't take accusations of selling out lightly. I don't take accusations of selling out lightly.
Clive Barker quotes: They will all abandon you. All you have left is my desire for you. They will all abandon you. All you have left is my desire for you.
Clive Barker quotes: There's no delight the equal of dread. There's no delight the equal of dread.
Clive Barker quotes: She wanted nothing that he could offer her, except perhaps his absence. She wanted nothing that he could offer her, except perhaps his absence.
Clive Barker quotes: Writing a book is like masturbation, and making a movie is like an orgy. Writing a book is like masturbation, and making a movie is like an orgy.
Clive Barker quotes: I've dealt with a lot of producers who were pricks and I'm determined not to be that. I've dealt with a lot of producers who were pricks and I'm determined not to be that.
Clive Barker quotes: Does the beef salute the butcher as it throbs to it's knees? Does the beef salute the butcher as it throbs to it's knees?
Clive Barker quotes: My life is in the art that I make, and I'm very happy with it. My life is in the art that I make, and I'm very happy with it.
Clive Barker quotes: Arnie had always called her a dreamer, and maybe he was right about that. Arnie had always called her a dreamer, and maybe he was right about that.
Clive Barker quotes: Never believe your eyes Never believe your eyes
Clive Barker quotes: Fear gripped Harry, like some old dope-pusher promising a terrible high. Fear gripped Harry, like some old dope-pusher promising a terrible high.
Clive Barker quotes: We're living; but we impersonate the dead better than the dead themselves. We're living; but we impersonate the dead better than the dead themselves.
Clive Barker quotes: I know that I want to bring sex and horror together as I have been able to in my books. I know that I want to bring sex and horror together as I have been able to in my books.
Clive Barker quotes: This was the nadir, surely. They had no further to fall. This was the nadir, surely. They had no further to fall.
Clive Barker quotes: I swear, the bigger the bully, the smaller the dick. I swear, the bigger the bully, the smaller the dick.
Clive Barker quotes: Of all the rash and midnight promises made in the name of love, none, Boone now knew, was more certain to be broken than I'll never leave you. Of all the rash and midnight promises made in the name of love, none, Boone now knew, was more certain to be broken than I'll never leave you.
Clive Barker quotes: My skull was a face that concealed scorpions. My skull was a face that concealed scorpions.
Clive Barker quotes: The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its glory well covered by cloud till it seemed there'd be no show at all. The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its glory well covered by cloud till it seemed there'd be no show at all.
Clive Barker quotes: Wherever I go, I will speak of you with love. Wherever I go, I will speak of you with love.
Clive Barker quotes: You're damned if you can't forgive, Jude. You're damned if you can't forgive, Jude.
Clive Barker quotes: There was a memory and a promise of blood in the air. There was a memory and a promise of blood in the air.
Clive Barker quotes: There's no conscious thing on the face of the world that doesn't know dread more intimately than its own heartbeat. There's no conscious thing on the face of the world that doesn't know dread more intimately than its own heartbeat.
Clive Barker quotes: I'm a great dog fanatic. My own dog died a little while ago and I take it very personally when things die - it's a major offence. I'm a great dog fanatic. My own dog died a little while ago and I take it very personally when things die - it's a major offence.
Clive Barker quotes: Putting down the devil was the Lord's own sport. Putting down the devil was the Lord's own sport.
Clive Barker quotes: There is in our natures a calamitous hunger for consummation. There is in our natures a calamitous hunger for consummation.
Clive Barker quotes: Be strong, little mother," she said to Melissa. "I know you can be." "Yes?" Melissa said a little doubtfully. Be strong, little mother," she said to Melissa. "I know you can be." "Yes?" Melissa said a little doubtfully.
Clive Barker quotes: I've never worked where it was hard to be gay. Besides, being gay is a spectacular irrelevance to getting on with your life. I've never worked where it was hard to be gay. Besides, being gay is a spectacular irrelevance to getting on with your life.
Clive Barker quotes: A monster lies in wait in me,A stew of wounds and misery,But fiercer still in life and limb,The me that lies in wait in him. A monster lies in wait in me,
A stew of wounds and misery,
But fiercer still in life and limb,
The me that lies in wait in him.
Clive Barker quotes: Or were they breed who had died from their half-life, caught in the sun, perhaps, or withered by longing? Or were they breed who had died from their half-life, caught in the sun, perhaps, or withered by longing?
Clive Barker quotes: He was to be their page, their book, the vessel for their autobiographies. A book of blood. A book made of blood. A book written in blood. He was to be their page, their book, the vessel for their autobiographies. A book of blood. A book made of blood. A book written in blood.
Clive Barker quotes: But I think humans are innately religious as a species, so you don't need a specific excuse for examining the perversely unholy. But I think humans are innately religious as a species, so you don't need a specific excuse for examining the perversely unholy.
Clive Barker quotes: Often people who are wonderful with animals aren't always terribly good with human beings. Often people who are wonderful with animals aren't always terribly good with human beings.
Clive Barker quotes: Walk with care in dark places, and do not put your faith in anyone who promises you the forgiveness of the Lord or a certain place in Paradise. Walk with care in dark places, and do not put your faith in anyone who promises you the forgiveness of the Lord or a certain place in Paradise.
Clive Barker quotes: Of such divine neglect was atheism made; belief could not be rekindled now, however profound his terror. Thoughts Of such divine neglect was atheism made; belief could not be rekindled now, however profound his terror. Thoughts
Clive Barker quotes: Your kind has a supersitious terror of things ugly and broken; you gear that their conditon may somehow infect you. Your kind has a supersitious terror of things ugly and broken; you gear that their conditon may somehow infect you.
Clive Barker quotes: You've always got me""Always?""Didn't I just say so?""Yes""Am I liar? ""No." I lied. You've always got me"
"Always?"
"Didn't I just say so?"
"Yes"
"Am I liar? "
"No." I lied.
Clive Barker quotes: Let the void come, and bring an end to the tyranny of hope. Let the void come, and bring an end to the tyranny of hope.
Clive Barker quotes: There's nothing heroic about sacrificing yourself for him," Zeffer pointed out. "He wouldn't do it for you." "I know that. There's nothing heroic about sacrificing yourself for him," Zeffer pointed out. "He wouldn't do it for you." "I know that.
Clive Barker quotes: Being with people makes me vomit. I don't like em. I never did. Being with people makes me vomit. I don't like em. I never did.
Clive Barker quotes: A soul of water a soul of stone. A soul by name a soul unknown. The hours unmake our flesh our bone. The Soul is all and all alone! A soul of water a soul of stone. A soul by name a soul unknown. The hours unmake our flesh our bone. The Soul is all and all alone!
Clive Barker quotes: I've always thought that sex and horror belonged together. I've always thought that sex and horror belonged together.
Clive Barker quotes: I am not your Father. I am but a child, like you. Afraid, like you. Fearing sometimes, as you fear. I am not your Father. I am but a child, like you. Afraid, like you. Fearing sometimes, as you fear.
Clive Barker quotes: My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that. My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that.
Clive Barker quotes: She slipped away unseen, like a shadow's shadow. She slipped away unseen, like a shadow's shadow.
Clive Barker quotes: I'm not the expert on the great gameplay. I come in for the character design, monsters, atmosphere. I'm not the technician. I'm not the expert on the great gameplay. I come in for the character design, monsters, atmosphere. I'm not the technician.
Clive Barker quotes: All I've ever wanted to do is darken the day and brighten the night. All I've ever wanted to do is darken the day and brighten the night.