Monster Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old monster quotes, monster sayings, and monster proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

The real world is where the monsters are. Rick Riordan
It's the monsters that don't wear costumes that scare me the most at Halloween. Anthony T. Hincks
No one's the monster in their own story. Monsters are just a matter of perspective. C.A. Fletcher
Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win. Stephen King
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
Everyone has monsters and demons within themselves. They're metaphors for the human condition. Mark Pellegrino
Adversity makes men, and prosperity makes monsters. Victor Hugo
Monsters are the patron saints of imperfection. Guillermo Del Toro
The ego is a fascinating monster. Alanis Morissette
The scariest monsters are the ones that lurk within our souls. Edgar Allan Poe
Not all the monsters have fangs. J. A. London
Monsters aren't as scary if you start shining lights on them. Wyatt Cenac
Everyone carries around his own monsters. Richard Pyor
In all known time there has never been a greater monster or miracle than the human being. Bryant McGill
Ignorance is the womb of monsters. Henry Ward Beecher
The dream of reason produces monsters. Francisco Goya
The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. John Le Carre
Fantasy abandoned by reason produces impossible monsters Francisco Goya
Your memory is a monster; you forget - it doesn't. It simply files things away. It keeps things for you, or hides things from you - and summons them to your recall with a will of its own. You think you have a memory; but it has you! John Irving
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
Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions. Primo Levi
Monsters die out when the collective imagination no longer needs them. Glen Duncan
We make our own monsters, then fear them for what they show us about ourselves. MIKE CAREY
Where there is a monster, there is a miracle. Ogden Nash
Calling someone a monster does not make him more guilty; it makes him less so by classing him with beasts and devils. Mary Mccarthy
A human being does not turn another human being over to the monsters. Not for any reason. Laurell K. Hamilton
The thing to decide is what kind of monster to be. The kind who builds towns or the kind who breaks them. Catherynne M. Valente
The monsters are in your own head Paula Cole
Monsters don't get happy endings. Paula Stokes