21 Stephen King’s It Quotes

Posted on January 30, 2020Comments Off on 21 Stephen King’s It Quotes

Stephen King is one of the two to three thriller writers alive whose body of work has attained deep cultural assimilation that encompasses his genre and literature as a whole and now unshakable snippets of popular culture. Born in 1947, Stephen King now 72 and in semi-retirement, he can look back to the career he has had, to the near-100 books he has written, and to his influence cutting across the stage, small and big screens, the classroom, publishing houses, and his spats with Donald Trump who blocked him on Twitter, and steal a sigh of accomplishment. There is hardly one post that can cover the institution that Stephen King is, we can only take titbits of him like looking at “It” Quotes.

“It” is a novel by legendary writer Stephen King. “It” has since been made into a TV miniseries, then a movie for the big screen, then a sequel. There is no denying this fact, “It” is a huge franchise. Here are a couple of “It” quotes to

inspire entertain you.

It Quotes

“It was easier to be brave when you were someone else.”

“And almost idly, in a kind of side-thought, Eddie discovered one of his childhood’s great truths. Grownups are the real monsters.”

“I lost the weight so I could have a little dignity and a little peace. Those are things worth fighting for.”

“Once you get into cosmological shit like this, you got to throw away the instruction manual.”

“You can’t be careful on a skateboard.”

“Remember the simplest thing of all: how it is to be children, secure in belief and thus afraid of the dark.”

“The idea of ghosts gave his child’s mind no trouble at all… According to the Bible, God Himself was at least one-third Ghost.”

“But a spider was, after all, only a spider. Perhaps at the end, when the masks of horror were laid aside, there was nothing with which the human mind could not cope.”

Sharks are beginning to walk on earth

“A child blind from birth doesn’t even know he’s blind until someone tells him. Even then he has only the most academic idea of what blindness is; only the formerly sighted have a real grip on the thing.”

“No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want, need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart.”

“The kid in you just leaked out, like the air out of a tire. And one day you looked in the mirror and there was a grownup looking back at you.”

“Your hair is Winter fire
January embers
My heart burns there too.”

“In this universe, there might grow roses which sing.”

“We cried in each other’s arms and I thought that was the end, that we had finished the job of burying him with those late tears. But who knows how long a grief may last?”

See also: The Woman who was raised as a kid by monkeys

“Maybe that’s why God made us kids first and built us close to the ground, because He knows you got to fall down a lot and bleed a lot before you learn that one simple lesson. You pay for what you get, you own what you pay for . . . and sooner or later whatever you own comes back home to you.”

“Magic would not work on Henry. He was too stupid.”

“My daddy used to tell me that God loved rocks, houseflies, weeds, and poor people above all the rest of His creations, and that’s why He made so many of them.”

“Knowing that to be a librarian was to come as close as any human being can to sitting in the peak-seat of eternity’s engine.”

“They were with him, and for that little while the darkness was kind.”

“We lie best when we lie to ourselves.”

“What sad, short lives humans live! Each life a short pamphlet written by an idiot! Tut-tut, and all that.”

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