quote by Padraic Pearse

Blood is a cleansing and sanctifying thing, and the nation that regards it as the final horror has lost its manhood... there are many things more horrible than bloodshed, and slavery is one of them!

— Padraic Pearse

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Horror quote Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.

A considerable percentage of the people we meet on the street are people who are empty inside, that is, they are actually already dead. It is fortunate for us that we do not see and do not know it. If we knew what a number of people are actually dead and what a number of these dead people govern our lives, we should go mad with horror.

I come to present the strong claims of suffering humanity.

I come to place before the Legislature of Massachusetts the condition of the miserable, the desolate, the outcast. I come as the advocate of helpless, forgotten, insane men and women; of beings sunk to a condition from which the unconcerned world would start with real horror.

The slow-rising central horror of "Watergate" is not that it might grind down to the reluctant impeachment of a vengeful thug of a president whose entire political career has been a monument to the same kind of cheap shots and treachery he finally got nailed for, but that we might somehow fail to learn something from it.

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.


We come from the mentality, that rarely sees the horror in symmetry or the beauty in non-conformity

Where there is no imagination there is no horror.

Our Savior kneels down and gazes upon the darkest acts of our lives.

But rather than recoil in horror, he reaches out in kindness and says, "I can clean that if you want." And from the basin of his grace, he scoops a palm full of mercy and washes away our sin.

Don't judge a book by its cover 'til you've read the book.

Fishing makes us less the hostages to the horrors of making a living.


Drama is life with the dull bits left out.

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. I believe in putting the horror in the minds of the audience, and not necessarily on the screen. The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

In horror of death, I took to the mountains - again and again I meditated on the uncertainty of the hour of death, capturing the fortress of the deathless unending nature of mind. Now all fear of death is over and done.

Don't judge a book by its cover

A census taker once tried to test me. I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti.

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy - and Jill a wealthy widow.


All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.

Weakness ever sympathizes with vice, because vice is a weakness which assumes the mask of strength. Madness holds reason in horror, and on all subjects it delights in the exaggerations of falsehood. The cause of all bewitchments, the poison of all philtres, the power of all sorcerers are there.

I'm the god of war, the resurrector of the horror-core.

The carnivore, destroying you wasn't hard at all

I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti


What the horrors of war are, no one can imagine.

They are not wounds and blood and fever, spotted and low, or dysentery, chronic and acute, cold and heat and famine. They are intoxication, drunken brutality, demoralization and disorder on the part of the inferior... jealousies, meanness, indifference, selfish brutality on the part of the superior.

I despair of the Republic! Such dreariness, such whining sallow women, such utter absence of the amenities, such crass food, crass manners, crass landscape!! What a horror it is for a whole nation to be developing without the sense of beauty, and eating bananas for breakfast.

People who are anxious to bring on war don't know what they are bargaining for;

they don't see all the horrors that must accompany such an event.

When you look fear in the face, you are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'

I remember a moment when the Prince went back to his old school, Grammar School in Melbourne, and slightly to his horror his old music teacher produced a cello.


Something is wanting, and something must be done, or we shall be involved in all the horror of failure, and civil war without a prospect of its termination.

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Suddenly you’re ripped into being alive.

And life is pain, and life is suffering, and life is horror, but my god you’re alive and its spectacular.

Some think the worst horrors of war might be avoided by an international agreement not to use atomic bombs. This is a vain hope.

My imagination completely controls me, and forever feeds the fire that burns with dark red light in my heart by bringing me the best dreams. I've always had a wild imagination, a big heart and a tortured soul so I feel that dark fantasy, love and horror are in my blood.

Life isn't long enough to do all you could accomplish.

And what a privilege even to be alive. In spite of all the pollutions and horrors, how beautiful this world is. Supposing you only saw the stars once every year. Think what you would think. The wonder of it!


It is painful enough to discover with what unconcern they speak of war and threaten it. They do not know its horrors. I have seen enough of it to make me look upon it as the sum of all evils.

We exponents of horror do much better than those Method actors.

We make the unbelievable believable. More often than not, they make the believable unbelievable.

Theirs is the mystery of continuous creation and all that providence implies: the uncertainty of vision, the horror of the fixed, the dissolution of the present, the intricacy of beauty, the pressure of fecundity, the elusiveness of the free, and the flawed nature of perfection.

I grew up watching monster movies and horror movies, which I felt were like fairy tales and I think this always spoke to me. Something about that is symbolism - the beauty and the magic which helps me work with film and start making modern fairy tales.

The horrors of war, pale beside the loss of a mother

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