Quotes for Halloween
The past is a ghost, the future a dream, and all we ever have is now.
— Bill Cosby
When, however, one reads of a witch being ducked, of a woman possessed by devils, of a wise woman selling herbs, or even of a very remarkable man who had a mother, then I think we are on the track of a lost novelist, a suppressed poet, of some mute and inglorious Jane Austen, some Emily Bronte who dashed her brains out on the moor or mopped and mowed about the highways crazed with the torture that her gift had put her to. Indeed, I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.
― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own
The real world is where the monsters are.
― Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief
I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost – it’s there and then it’s gone.
— Maggie Smith
I love zombies. If any monster could Riverdance, it would be zombies.
― Craig Ferguson
We make our own monsters, then fear them for what they show us about ourselves.
― Mike Carey & Peter Gross, The Unwritten, Vol. 1: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity