quote by Dwight D. Eisenhower

The same day I saw my first horror camp, I visited every nook and cranny. I felt it my duty to be in a position from then on to testify about these things in case there ever grew up at home the belief or assumption that the stories of Nazi brutality were just propaganda.

— Dwight D. Eisenhower

Surprising Horror Stories quotations

Horror stories quote There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's bo
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.

I was horrified of the dark. I realized that the only way I could get over that fear was by scaring other people, so I became obsessed with ghost stories, drawing monsters, watching monster movies, sneaking into horror movies, and it's just been the love of my life forever.

Our mission is to report these horrors of war with accuracy and without prejudice. We always have to ask ourselves whether the level of risk is worth the story. What is bravery, and what is bravado? Journalists covering combat shoulder great responsibilities and face difficult choices. Sometimes they pay the ultimate price.

Horror stories quote You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.
You have the power to say - This is not how my story will end.

I am tired of reading reviews that call A Good Man brutal and sarcastic.

The stories are hard but they are hard because there is nothing harder or less sentimental than Christian realism.... when I see these stories described as horror stories I am always amused because the reviewer always has hold of the wrong horror.

When I had dyslexia, they didn't diagnose it as that.

It was frustrating and embarrassing. I could tell you a lot of horror stories about what you feel like on the inside.


American Horror Story re-energized me;

it re-energized my career. There’s no shame in recognizing that. It’s exposed me to a whole new generation, which is a little strange. I’m not used to young people thinking I’m cool.

Horror stories quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.
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I remember, May 1944: I was 15-and-a-half, and I was thrown into a haunted universe where the story of the human adventure seemed to swing irrevocably between horror and malediction.

People who are upset about something ruminate on it whenever they get a chance;

they are constantly drawn back to their own unhappy tale as if it were a horror story left open on a table.

People who have been made to suffer by certain things cannot be reminded of them without a horror which paralyses every other pleasure, even that to be found in reading a story.

Horror stories quote One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.
One bad chapter does not mean your story is over.

There is a sweet little horror story that is only two sentences long: The last man on Earth sat alone in a room. There was a knock at the door... Two sentences and an ellipsis of three dots.


What a story is, is devious. It pretends transparency, forthrightness. It engages with ordinary people, ordinary matters, recognizable stuff. But this is all a masquerade. What good stories deal with is the horror and incomprehensibility of time, the dark encroachment of old catastrophes...

But what we can never do is change the story that has made us what we are.

It's a story completely dictated by the accumulation of life's manifold complexities—its capacity for astonishment and horror, for sanguinity and hopelessness, for pellucid light and the most profound darkness. We are what has happened to us.

Horror stories quote Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.
Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on.
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Ghost stories really scare me. I have such a big imagination that after I watch a horror movie like 'The Grudge', I look in the corners of my room for the next two days.

You hear a lot of horror stories about proposing and things going horribly wrong - it went really, really well and I was really pleased when she said yes.

San Francisco is a breathtakingly beautiful city, with lots of great contrasts between dark and light, often overlapping each other. It's a great setting for a horror story.

Horror stories quote You Can, end of story !
You Can, end of story !
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I do watch 'Revenge,' 'American Horror Story' and 'Game of Thrones.

' I am behind on all of them. But I do watch them. Those are my go-to shows.

We've always lived in dark times. There has always been a range of human experience from the sublime to the brutal, and stories reflect it. It's no less brutal now; each age has its horrors.

I looked back at some of my earlier published stories with genuine horror and remorse. I got thinking, How many extant copies might there be, who owns them, and do they keep their doors locked?

Horror stories quote Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and
Travel and tell no one, live a true love story and tell no one, live happily and tell no one, people ruin beautiful things.

Some people have got advice, some people have got horror stories.

I like people that look you in the eye with a glow and say "It's gonna be cool."

The Dead was cool, It's a great horror story.

I went to the casting director of this movie and talked to him, then they called my agent and had me come in and read for it and they wanted to use me.


Each time I told my story, I lost a bit, the smallest drop of pain.

It was that day that I knew I wanted to tell the story of my family. Because horror on Earth is real and it is every day. It is like a flower or like the sun; it cannot be contained.

Horror stories quote Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
Your past is just a story, and once you realise this, It has not power over you.
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Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.

If you scroll through all the movies I've worked on, you can understand how I was a specialist in westerns, love stories, political movies, action thrillers, horror movies, and so on. So in other words, I'm no specialist, because I've done everything. I'm a specialist in music.

The murder of Lumumba, in which the U.

S. was involved, in the Congo destroyed Africa's major hope for development. Congo is now total horror story, for years.

Horror stories quote Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.
Until the lion learns to write, every story will glorify the hunter.

While I don't like violent programs per se, I do like good storytelling, which made me a fan of shows like Breaking Bad and American Horror Story.


Horror fiction seems to spawn more dumbass 'rules' than any other kind of writing, and one of the dumbest is the assumed 'requirement' of a twist ending, going all the way back to H.H. Munro. This story is also the result of a long rumination on how stories are sometimes scuttled or diminished by succumbing to such 'rules'.

Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly.

Horror stories quote You know my name. Not my story.
You know my name. Not my story.
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I'm mostly a novelist these days, but I have written short stories in Fantasy, Science Fiction and horror.

We are Craiglockhart's success stories.

Look at us. We don't remember, we don't feel, we don't think - at least beyond the confines of what's needed to do the job. By any proper civilized standard (but what does that mean now?) we are objects of horror. But our nerves are completely steady. And we are still alive.

Although I'm up for working in any genre, I do love the passion and dynamic storytelling that horror stories can provide. Dealing with big questions and possibilities of all sorts of stories with life and death consequences is enthralling and exhilarating to me.

Horror stories quote People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.

I just wanted to make sure that yes, that those horror - they worked as a genre.

To me, I just wanted to be touched by the film in the way that I saw plausible. Which is the story about compassion - giving and receiving it in those desperate times of need.

It's cool to see everybody come together and do their own thing, but there's never been any drama. I never saw any on the X-Men set, and I never saw any on the Horror Story set.

As an actor, whatever I get the opportunity to do, if it has a good story then I'm in. I thought 'Dead End' had a great story; 'Nightmare on Elm Street,' of course, was probably the first real horror film I was in.

I'm a big fan of revenge, I think [Sweeney Todd] it's a story of a man who clearly has obsessions to avenge the horror that happened to him.

I know it's such a boring interview sometimes with us at 'American Horror Story', but I just can't say a word. I would certainly love to be back, that's for sure. It's such a great job.

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