Category Archives: MONSTERS

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

― Werner Herzog

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Stop!” said the Irishwoman. “I have one more word for you both; for you will both see me again before all is over. Those that wish to be clean, clean they will be; and those that wish to be foul, foul they will be. Remember.”

― Charles Kingsley, The Water Babies

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In fact, I have never met anyone who didn’t like Gargoyles.

– Keith David

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“A chap’s bedroom – you can’t get way from it – is his castle, and he has every right to look askance if gargoyles come glaring in at him.”

― P.G. Wodehouse, Right Ho, Jeeves

The thing under my bed waiting to grab my ankle isn’t real. I know that, and I also know that if I’m careful to keep my foot under the covers, it will never be able to grab my ankle.

― Stephen King, Night Shift

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“It didn’t seem the right time to tell him where the worst monsters hide. They conceal themselves cleverly inside our heads and wait for the moments we’re at our most vulnerable – bedtime, or when we’re sick or anxious.”
― Helen Brown, Cleo

Sometimes it’s not the optimist you need, but another pessimist to walk beside you and know, absolutely know, that the sound in the dark is a monster, and it really is as bad as you think. Did that sound hopeless? It didn’t feel hopeless. It felt reassuring. It felt – real.

― Laurell K. Hamilton, Blood Noir

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“If you’re reading this…
Congratulations, you’re alive.
If that’s not something to smile about,
then I don’t know what is.”

― Chad Sugg, Monsters Under Your Head