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    It is the eve of St. George's Day. Do you not know that tonight, when the clock strikes midnight, all the evil things in the world will have full sway?
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: evil  world 
     
    No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  heart  night  eyes 
     
    Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.
    — Bram Stoker
    I saw the Count lying within the box upon the earth, some of which the rude falling from the cart had scattered over him. He was deathly pale, just like a waxen image, and the red eyes glared with the horrible vindictive look which I knew so well.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: earth  eyes  lying 
     
    I want you to believe...to believe in things that you cannot.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: believe 
     
    It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: death  nature  human  hope 
     
    There are mysteries which men can only guess at, which age by age they may solve only in part.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  mystery  age 
     
    There was a deliberate voluptuousness that was both thrilling and repulsive. And as she arched her neck she actually licked her lips like an animal till I could see in the moonlight the moisture Then lapped the white, sharp teeth. Lower and lower went her head. I closed my eyes in a languorous ecstasy and waited.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: animals  eyes 
     
    She has man's brain-a brain that a man should have were he much gifted-and woman's heart. The good God fashioned her for a purpose, believe me when He made that so good combination.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  heart  believe  brain  god 
     
    My revenge is just begun! I spread it over centuries, and time is on my side.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: time  revenge 
     
    Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: children  night  child  music 
     
    There are darknesses in life and there are lights, and you are one of the lights, the light of all lights.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: darkness 
     
    There is a reason why all things are as they are.
    — Bram Stoker
    Ah, it is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all; and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.
    — Bram Stoker
    The only beautiful thing in the world whose beauty lasts for ever is a pure, fair soul.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: beauty  world  beautiful  soul 
     
    Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: memory  friends  trust 
     
    Take me away from all this Death.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: death 
     
    We learn from failure, not from success!
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: failure  learn 
     
    Despair has its own calms.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: despair 
     
    It is wonderful what tricks our dreams play us, and how conveniently we can imagine.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: dreams  imagine 
     
    I sometimes think we must be all mad and that we shall wake to sanity in strait-waistcoats.
    — Bram Stoker
    Ordinary men, to whom all things are possible, don't often, if ever, think of Heaven. It is a name, and nothing more, and they are content to wait and let things be, but to those who are doomed to be shut out for ever you cannot think what it means, you cannot guess or measure the terrible endless longing to see the gates opened, and to be able to join the white figures within.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  longing  heaven  doomed 
     
    Above the care of Nature and of State, Suspended in the noon of Night we wait, All slumber nursing, to make sweet and pure, While secret Nature, weaving works the cure. We are the handmaids of the hollow night, The angels of the dark, restoring sight; We go - the pains of Day to soothe, console - Awake, arise! Behold thou art made whole.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: nature  secret  work  pain  dark  night  care  awake  angel 
     
    He means to succeed, and a man who has centuries before him can afford to wait and to go slow.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men 
     
    But we are strong, each in our purpose, and we are all more strong together.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: strong 
     
    Because if a woman's heart was free a man might have hope.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  heart  hope 
     
    I suppose a cry does us all good at times-clears the air as other rain does.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: rain 
     
    There are bad dreams for those who sleep unwisely.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: sleep  bad  dreams 
     
    I have a sort of empty feeling; nothing in the world seems of sufficient importance to be worth the doing.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: world  worth 
     
    Our toil must be in silence, and our efforts all in secret; for this enlightened age, when men believe not even what they see, the doubting of wise men would be his greatest strength.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  believe  silence  age  wise  strength 
     
    I want to cut off her head and take out her heart.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: heart 
     
    Love is, after all, a selfish thing; and it throws a black shadow on anything between which and the light it stands.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: black 
     
    No man knows where the Castle of King Death is. All men and women, boys and girls, and even little wee children should so live that when they have to enter the Castle and see the grim King, they may not fear to behold his face.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: children  death  fear  men  women  live  girls  child  boys 
     
    Though sympathy alone can't alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: alone  help  facts 
     
    It is only when a man feels himself face to face with such horrors that he can understand their true import.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: men  horror  true 
     
    I am longing to be with you, and by the sea, where we can talk together freely and build our castles in the air.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: longing 
     
    Once again...welcome to my house. Come freely. Go safely; and leave something of the happiness you bring.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: happiness 
     
    There are such beings as vampires, some of us have evidence that they exist. Even had we not the proof of our own unhappy experience, the teachings and the records of the past give proof enough for sane peoples.
    — Bram Stoker
    Never did tombs look so ghastly white. Never did cypress, or yew, or juniper so seem the embodiment of funeral gloom. Never did tree or grass wave or rustle so ominously. Never did bough creak so mysteriously, and never did the far-away howling of dogs send such a woeful presage through the night.
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: night  dog 
     
    But this night our feet must tread in thorny paths, or later, and for ever, the feet you love must walk in paths of flame!
    — Bram Stoker
    tags: night  path 
     
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