23 Clive Barker Quotes From The Famous Horror Writer

Clive Barker is a very popular writer and director from England.

Most of his work is in the horror fiction genre. Clive Barker is best known for writing the ‘Books of Blood’ which is a collection of short horror stories. In America, he is most known for writing the novel to the Cult-film, “Hellraiser,” based on his novella, titled “The Hellbound Heart.”


“We are the star and the darkness it pierces.”

“We always think we are right, and – search as I have – there is no evil under the sun that somebody somewhere won’t argue is actually a good.”

“All I ever wanted to do is darken the day and brighten the night.”

23 Clive Barker Quotes From The Famous Horror Writer
23 Clive Barker Quotes From The Famous Horror Writer

“She wanted nothing that he could offer her, except perhaps his absence.”

“A soul of water a soul of stone. A soul by name a soul unknown. The hours unmake our flesh our bone. The Soul is all and all alone!”

 “My life is in the art that I make, and I’m very happy with it.”

“Movies are much more fascist than books. They tell you what to feel, when to feel it.”

“Angels have very nasty tempers. Especially when they’re feeling righteous.”

“Journey to the end of day, Come the fire-fly, Come the moon; Say a prayer for God’s good grace And sleep with lore upon your face.”

“Gather experience… Look at what you should not look at. A feeling of anxiety is the sure and certain evidence that you should do this.”

“Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.”

“Evil, however powerful it seemed, could be undone by its own appetite.”

Clive Barker Has the Best Horror Quotes!

“All things are true. God’s an Astronaut. Oz is Over the Rainbow, and Midian is where the monsters live.”

23 Clive Barker Quotes From The Famous Horror Writer
23 Clive Barker Quotes From The Famous Horror Writer

“Writing about the unholy is one way of writing about what is sacred.”

“Flesh could not keep its glamour, nor eyes their sheen. They would go to nothing soon. But monsters are forever.”

“Fear is a place where you just tell the truth.”

“Every body is a book of blood; Wherever we’re opened, we’re red.”

“You must be careful with kindness. It’s usually mistaken for weakness by stupid people.”

“Magic is the first and last religion of the world. It has the power to make us whole, to open our eyes to the Dominions and return us to ourselves.”

“And there’s nothing left in my pocket to charm you. So from now on it’s going to have to be tears or nothing I’m afraid.”

“We burn so hard, but we shed so little light; it makes us reckless and sad.”

“You want my advice! Kiss the Devil, eat the worm.”

“The sun rose like a stripper, keeping its glory well covered by cloud till it seemed there’d be no show at all.”

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