74+ Best Monster Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational monster quotes will challenge the way you think, and help guide you through any life experience.

Famous Monster Quotes

Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters. Stephen King

Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you. Friedrich Nietzsche

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

We actually say in Nightbreed, God is an astronaut, Oz is over the rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters go. There’s a lovely sense in which there’s a simple thesis being played out here. These are things you understand as a child out on the play yard. Clive Barker

Oh, monsters are scared, said Lettie. That’s why they’re monsters. Neil Gaiman

Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win. Stephen King

Adolescents are not monsters. They are just people trying to learn how to make it among the adults in the world, who are probably not so sure themselves. Virginia Satir

The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls. Edgar Allen Poe

Fantasy, abandoned by reason, produces impossible monsters; united with it, she is the mother of the arts and the origin of marvels. Francisco Goya

I believe there are monsters born in the world to human parents. John Steinbeck

Monsters will always exist. There’s one inside each of us. But an angel lives there, too. There is no more important agenda than figuring out how to slay one and nurture the other. Jacqueline Novogratz

Ignorance is the womb of monsters. Henry Ward Beecher

Everyone has monsters and demons within themselves. They’re metaphors for the human condition. Mark Pellegrino

There are no heroes. In life, the monsters win. George R. R. Martin

When I was a kid, monsters made me feel that I could fit somewhere, even if it was an imaginary place where the grotesque and the abnormal were celebrated and accepted. Guillermo del Toro

Beware for I am fearless, and therefore powerful. Mary Shelley

I also have always liked the monster within idea. I like the zombies being us. Zombies are the blue collar monsters. George A. Romero

It’s men you should be afraid of, not monsters. Niccolo Ammaniti

Transparency is key to reciprocal accountability, which we use to be both free and smart. It is the miracle tool that enables us to question the lies of monsters. David Brin

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

I took the test for AIDS. I began to hate people who were not sick. Those people are monsters, I would think, believing that they are well because of moral superiority, because they are good. I identified with the loneliness of the sick. I felt that there was something pure about them. Isabelle Adjani

Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters. Francisco Goya

L. Ram Saran Das was a member of the revolutionary party which was held responsible for many a violent deed. But this by no means proves that revolutionaries are bloodthirsty monsters, seeking pleasure in destruction. Bhagat Singh

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

There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters. Simon Wiesenthal

I ought to be thy Adam, but I am rather the fallen angel. Mary Shelley

March is a month without mercy for rabid basketball fans. There is no such thing as a gentleman gambler when the Big Dance rolls around. All sheep will be fleeced, all fools will be punished severely. There are no Rules when the deal goes down in the final weeks of March. Even your good friends will turn into monsters. Hunter S. Thompson

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

Sicario is about how the Western world reacts toward problems outside of its borders. Should we become monsters in order to fight the monsters? It’s not about the cartels. The movie could have been set in Africa or the Middle East. Denis Villeneuve

If I am the chief of sinners, I am the chief of sufferers also. Robert Louis Stevenson

I think great artists have no time to waste with having disproportionate egos and irrational requests. They’re too focused on their work to actually lose themselves in hysterical spirals where they become monsters or tyrants. Xavier Dolan

O, beware, my lord, of jealousy It is the green ey’d monster, which doth mock. The meat it feeds on. William Shakespeare

He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. Is not life a hundred times too short for us to bore ourselves? Friedrich Nietzsche

The world seems full of good men – even if there are monsters in it.  Bram Stoker

Myself, I suffer from loneliness. And I think we all feel alone. I’m looking for stories that help people deal with loneliness and help them if they are monsters they don’t have to undertake monstrous actions. And maybe they’re not monsters. David Harbour

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

I always look for an intense experience, an intense ride. There is nothing better than a good zombie movie where you run crazy and blow at monsters! It was a physical shoot and I enjoyed it. Sarah Polley

Wickedness was like food once you got started it was hard to stop the gut expanded to take in more and more. John Updike

Once you start putting in political subtext, it does create intellectually challenging science fiction, but with Pacific Rim, I always thought it would be a shame if kids couldn’t go see this movie about giant robots fighting giant monsters because it seemed to have a political point of view. Travis Beacham

Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. Victor Hugo

I don’t understand why, to rise to the level of being president of my country, one has to be a monster. I used to say that George Bush was defiling the Oval Office, but it’s been held by a long line of monsters. We don’t have to support our administrations to love our country. Cindy Sheehan

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

The staging for Monsters is all about me getting free. In the beginning I’m like tied, in a dark place until I am scared no more, and I’m taking the lead of my life, I’m being the queen of my life, I’m ruling the world! In the end I’m taking a risk, but I’m taking the leap of faith. Saara Aalto

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

If I could separate The Originals from The Vampire Diaries in a nutshell, I’d say that ‘The Vampire Diaries’ is more coming of age, and we’re more these monsters reveling in who they are and what they are. Joseph Morgan

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

Kids go crazy for the Krampus tradition and dress up as little monsters they have beautiful masks, handmade from wood. Our village in Austria puts on a special play in which the creature tells an old beggar to repent his sins when he refuses, he’s beaten up by lots of Krampuses at once. Conchita Wurst

From even the greatest of horrors, irony is seldom absent. H.P. Lovecraft

I grew up in Chicago, so I’ve always been a Bears fan. Dad used to take me to Bears games and Cubs games. My brother used to ride me over to Lake Forest College on his Honda Supersport and we’d watch the Bears practice. I remember those guys out there as monsters they were the biggest things I’ve ever seen! Kyle Chandler

Real monsters eat you from the inside out. Dia Reeves

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith is one of my favorites. Even though it doesn’t have any monsters or crazy fantasy in it, it’s such a raw story, and I can really relate to the characters. I think it’s a beautiful story. Amandla Stenberg

The underground of the city is like what’s underground in people. Beneath the surface, it’s boiling with monsters. Guillermo Del Toro

That thing, that beast. It came from inside me. Beast Boy

The worst thing that happened when filming River Monsters was the time when our sound recordist was hit by lightning. Jeremy Wade

They all want me I’m a monster. Becky G

If you read about Mussolini or Stalin or some of these other great monsters of history, they were at it all the time, that they were getting up in the morning very early. They were physically very active. They didn’t eat lunch. A. N. Wilson

I’m a monster I’m a genius. Man I’m working so hard. Lucha and Godmode

Monsters almost always are culture’s way of working out their fears and are thus inherently incredibly interesting and powerful. Catherynne M. Valente

We’re monsters, Liv. We eat people.  Lowell, ‘iZombie

But someone like Claude Chabrol tries to make a connection between the society in which we live and the social reasons which make monsters out of some people. Isabelle Huppert

I’m a monster, said the shadow of the Marquess suddenly. Everyone says so. Catherynne M. Valente

Where Dragon Quest Monsters originated from was Dragon Quest V, where you had a monster befriending system as a main part you could actually befriend monsters and have them fight on behalf of your party, as part of your party. Yuji Horii

I’m a monster inside and out. Wade Wilson

Like gods, we have created a new universe called cyberspace that contains great good and ominous evil. We do not know yet if this new dimension will produce more monsters than marvels, but it is too late to go back. David Horsey

I’m just fooling myself. She’ll never see me as anything more but a monster. It’s hopeless. The Beast

I consider it useless and tedious to represent what exists, because nothing that exists satisfies me. Nature is ugly, and I prefer the monsters of my fancy to what is positively trivial. Charles Baudelaire

The ego is a fascinating monster. Alanis Morissette

The monsters I thought about are those that don’t fit in those who think differently from the majority, the people of exception, outsiders. I wish that society would place more importance and value on these kinds of monsters. Rei Kawakubo

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

What’s more unnerving than magnetism, ghosts, and unpurified water? Gadgetmongers who purport to protect us from metaphysical monsters that go bump in the New Age night. Chris Hardwick

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

My three years in politics was very instructive about the way in which the appetite for political power can destroy a human mind, destroy principles and values, and transform people into little monsters. Mario Vargas Llosa