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Dark And Twisted Quotes


"The tunnels may be long, and twisted, and dark; but you are supposed to go through them." - Lauren Oliver

"Beware the dark pool at the bottom of our hearts. In its icy, black depths dwell strange and twisted creatures it is best not to disturb." - Sue Grafton

"There was a hole inside her, and it twisted." - Lilith Saintcrow

"I'm capable offstage of having some dark, twisted thoughts but the kind of things I like to do onstage are just more conceptual and I don't even think of them as being clean. I don't sit down and think, "Man, I'm going to come up with some lily-white comedy!" They're just things that I like to talk about, and then at the end of the day you think, "Well, I guess that was clean" but it's not the focus." - Brian Regan

"Also ... the plan sounded exactly like the sneaky, twisted, ridiculously annoying and noble sort of thing Leo Valdez would do." - Rick Riordan

"Surely the vogue of those twisted and contorted human figures must be as short as it is artificial." - Harriet Monroe

"I boil my tears in a twisted spoon And dance like an angel on the point of a needle." - Etheridge Knight

"I sort of have a dark, twisted, offbeat way of writing, which I see coming up in my kids. It's funny, on Halloween, one of my daughters said, "Halloween isn't supposed to be happy, dad, it's supposed to be dark. " No smiling pumpkins at the Sixx household!" - Nikki Sixx

"Art is the filigrain of a little mind, and is twisted and involved and curled, but would reach farther if laid out in a straight line." - Horace Walpole

"I think I have a pattern of nice and lovely and then dark and twisted." - Ryan Murphy

"How is it that this debate has been twisted on its head, that somehow those that advocate peace and diplomacy are anti-American?" - Janeane Garofalo

"The golden beams of truth and the silken cords of love, twisted together, will draw men on with a sweet violence, whether they will or not." - Ralph Cudworth

"My life growing up was a twisted Bronx version of The Color Purple. It had a much different soundtrack and no trees, but that desperation was the same." - Tracy Morgan

"Where, twisted round the barren oak, The summer vine in beauty clung, And summer winds the stillness broke, The crystal icicle is hung." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The twisted circumstances under which we live is grist for the writing mill, the loving, hating and discovering, finding new handles for old pitchers . . ." - Alice Childress

"She was like a camera that had been chronically out of focus until someone came by and twisted the lenses into alignment." - Deborah Harkness

"But I have my life, I'm living it. It's twisted, exhausting, uncertain, and full of guilt, but nonetheless, there's something there." - Banana Yoshimoto

"People are more twisted than people think." - Brad Meltzer

"Any comedian who tells you how dark and dangerous they are, they're not dark and dangerous." - Patton Oswalt

"Voices in the forest tell of dark and twisted enchantments - as dark and twisted as the roots and grasping branches of the trees themselves. Even the most gnarled tree is eloquent in the telling of its own tale." - Brian Froud

"Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night..." - Sun Tzu

"What trifles colour life and make it dark as night." - Rose O'Neal Greenhow

"Every marriage has two hearts, one light and one dark" - Stephen King

"My childhood years were a balance of dark and light." - Martha Graham

"Your heart is like the ocean, mysterious and dark." - Bob Dylan

"Doom is dark and deeper than any sea-dingle." - W H Auden

"In recent years, there have been reports of people with twisted minds putting razor blades and poison in taffy apples and Halloween candy. It is no longer safe to let your child eat treats that come from strangers." - Ann Landers

"She wants you to be a god," I told him. "I know." His face twisted with embarrassment, and in spite of itself my heart lightened. It was such a boyish response. And so human. Parents, everywhere." - Madeline Miller

"I may be the only golfer never to have broken a single putter, if you don't count the one I twisted into a loop and threw into a bush." - Thomas Boswell

"When people see opportunity, when they have a sense of control of their own destiny, then they're less vulnerable to the propaganda and twisted ideologies that have been attracting young people - particularly being turbocharged through social media." - Barack Obama

"You are mine-you know you're mine!" he cried wildly...the moonlight twisted in through the vines and listened...the fireflies hung upon their whispers as if to win his glance from the glory of their eyes." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Some men got excited by white lace and a translucent negligee. My love muffin got excited by a woman dressed to murder. There was probably something deeply twisted about that. Lucky for me, negligees were never my thing." - Ilona Andrews

"He can love the shape of human beings, the fine and twisted shapes of the heart. It is good to have among us such men, such balancing monsters of love." - Leonard Cohen

"I'm sitting at the dinner table, wearing my future mother-in-law's underwear. It's like some twisted dream that you wake up and thinkL Crikey Moses! Thank God that didn't really happen!" - Sophie Kinsella

"And if your head explodes with dark forebodings too I'll see you on the dark side of the moon." - Roger Waters

"The story was a sleeping girl in a narrow bed Dark hair thick and wild and twisted like seaweed across the pillow... Bella's Lullaby" - Stephenie Meyer

"I'm not this dark, twisted person. Yes, I have my demons and this is my way of exorcising them. It gets them out - and better out than in." - Naomi Watts

"What I personally gravitate toward tends to be fantasy, medium dark - not too dark - fairy tales and sci fi. Stop-motion takes something on the page thats really dark and adds a little sweetness to it, a living toys realm." - Henry Selick

"If you're not dark inside and you come to this world, it'l turn you dark... and if you really have Sunshine inside you, it's not good to play in the dark. It's just gonna extinguish your fire." - Tupac Shakur

"Healing the self means committing ourselves to a wholehearted willingness to be what and how we are-beings frail and fragile, strong and passionate, neurotic and balanced, diseased and whole, partial and complete, stingy and generous, twisted and straight, storm-tossed and quiescent, bound and free." - Paula Gunn Allen

"Night clubs scare me. They're dark and they stink and they're dangerous and everybody's drunk." - David Letterman

"Once Europe existed in a Dark Age and Islam carried the torch of learning. Now we Muslims live in a Dark age." - Mahmud Tarzi

"Happiness is the light on the water. The water is cold and dark and deep." - William Maxwell

"I like to write about things that are dark or twisted. Where the poetry seems to be is when you start in the dark and reach for the light - that's what makes it not depressing to me." - Joshua Homme

"The sand swallows burst out of their scupper holes in the bluffs and out over the transparent drown of the water, back again to the white, to the brown, to the black, from moving to stock-still sand waves and water-worked woods and roots that hugged and twisted in the sun." - Saul Bellow

"Both of us will die today, gunned down or smashed up or exploded in some terrible moment of fire and twisted metal, and when they go to bury us we'll be so melted together and entwined they won't be able to separate the bodies; pieces of him will go with me, and pieces of me will go with him." - Lauren Oliver

"The thrill in fashion for me is taking a risk and daring myself to make it work. Even when I go shopping, I always buy something twisted and I know I'm going to have to figure out somehow to pull it off and make it my own." - Rihanna

"The incestuous relationship between government and big business thrives in the dark.." - Jack Anderson

"Among the thousand white persons, I am a dark rock surged upon, and overswept." - Zora Neale Hurston

"Judgement of beauty can err, what with the wine and the dark." - Ovid

"I see a very dark cloud on America's horizon, and that cloud is coming from Rome." - Abraham Lincoln

"And how to paint your lovely hands, fluttering over the silks like two dark birds?" - Elizabeth Borton de Trevino

"Life goes on, even if two-headed and glowing faintly in the dark." - Ursula K Le Guin

"Wars of small kingdoms and forgotten lands, what do chessmen dream of in the dark?" - Keri Hulme

"I'm a Communist by day and a Catholic as soon as it gets dark." - Brendan Behan

"The political horizon looks dark and lowering; but the people, under Providence, will set all right." - Abraham Lincoln

"And the ship sailed onward, gliding serenely down the moonlit river toward the dark lands beyond." - Christopher Paolini

"It's dark already and I'm out here again, talking, telling the story to the quiet night." - Tim Winton

"The gospel gives me hope, and hope is not a language the dark voices understand." - Andrew Peterson

"One moment flying in green sunlight, then the sky suddenly grey and dark." - Elizabeth Wein

"A good laugh overcomes more difficulties and dissipates more dark clouds than any other one thing." - Laura Ingalls Wilder

"An empty day, though clear and bright, Is just as dark as any night." - Anne Frank

"Take away the cross of Christ, and the Bible is a dark book." - J C Ryle

"I try to write like the writers I admire - I rip them off in form. It comes from George Strait and Merle Haggard records, and country music in general is really good at that, the twisted phrase... So Im always looking for that angle in my own work." - Brad Paisley

"why can't you just get out of here and leave me alone?"i bellowed. "i can't!" dylan shouted back,his face twisted with an anger i'd never seen from him. "you can,"i said through gritted teeth."just point your wings that way and flap!" - James Patterson

"Perception is created and twisted so quickly." - Louis C K

"There's a passage about 'rivers of molten rock that wound their way... until they cooled and lay like twisted dragon-shapes vomited from the tormented earth.' That's a perfect description: how did Tolkien know, a quarter century before anyone ever saw a picture of Io? Talk about Nature imitating Art." - Arthur C Clarke

"I believe there are monsters born in the world to human parents.... The face and body may be perfect, but if a twisted gene or a malformed egg can produce physical monsters, may not the same process produce a malformed soul?" - John Steinbeck

"The lion has to stay outside" "He won't like it" The lion shook his mane. I looked at Curran. The lion melted. Skin stretched, bones twisted, and human Curran straightened. He was completely nude. Gloriously nude. "Well," Hrefna said. "I always wondered why you went all shapeshifter. Explain things." - Ilona Andrews

"Something in my gut twisted so hard that it felt like I was being tickled by an invisible hand, and it took me a moment to realize what it was. Hope. It had been so long since I'd felt it that the sensation was like something living inside me, something wonderful waiting to break free, just like I was." - Alexander Gordon Smith

"It's kinda hard to be optimistic, When your homies lying dead on the pavement twisted." - Tupac Shakur

"I hate this wretched willow soul of mine, patiently enduring, plaited or twisted by other hands." - Karin Boye

"The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind in never weary; The vine still clings to the mouldering wall, But at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day is dark and dreary." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Twilight and evening bell, and after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell when I embark." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"I think my sense of humor is really dark and super twisted and stuff like that. It's like, "Is this a funny joke for real? Or am I just rich?" See? That was funny." - Kanye West

"I read 'Rebecca' when I was a teenager and was swept away by the powerful voice, the gut wrenching suspense and the dark, twisted love story at its center." - Lisa Unger

"What started it all was the Kanye album, 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.' We started listening to that and just fell in love with it, fell in love with his production style." - Andrew Dost

"Prohibition only drives drunkenness behind doors and into dark places, and does not cure it or even diminish it." - Mark Twain

"We love the beautiful and serene, but we have a feeling as deep as love for the terrible and dark." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"If you enter the dark side of life, and come through it, you emerge with more strength and passion." - Nicole Kidman

"Valuing knowledge above all else results in a lust for power, and that leads men into dark and empty places." - Veronica Roth

"Maybe I've moved to the dark side, but it's clean and nice and we never run out of toilet paper." - Jen Lancaster

"Old Molly Means was a hag and a witch; Chile of the devil, the dark, and sitch." - Margaret Walker

"I'm the ruler in my kingdom and my dark seat is hot. Step into my world and your heartbeat stop!" - Aaron Dontez Yates

"It is easy for desire to be caught like a bird in a net, its wings fouled and twisted, no longer free to cross back and forth between silence and word. Desire may also find itself so amputated by tradition and community that it wanders in a void with nothing to orient it, to shape or discipline it. Desire must find ways to navigate its bitter and sweet paradox: it moves toward but also always through and beyond every object." - Wendy Farley

"Modern schools and universities push students into habits of depersonalized learning, alienation from nature and sexuality, obedience to hierarchy, fear of authority, self-objectification, and chilling competitiveness. These character traits are the essence of the twisted personality-type of modern industrialism. They are precisely the character traits needed to maintain a social system that is utterly out of touch with nature, sexuality and real human needs." - Arthur Evans

"But it isn't only the terror everywhere, and the fear of being conscious of it, that freezes people. It's more than that. People know they are in a society dead or dying. They are refusing emotion because at the end of very emotion are property, money, power. They work and despise their work, and so freeze themselves. They love but know that it's a half- love or a twisted love, and so they freeze themselves." - Doris Lessing

"September could see it. She did not know what is was she saw. That is the disadvantage of being a heroine, rather than a narrator. She knew only that a red light glowed and went dark, glowed and went dark." - Catherynne M Valente

"We live in a polarized world of contrived dualisms, dichotomies and paradoxes: light vs. dark and good vs. evil. We as Mexic Amerindians/mestizas are the dark. We are the evilor at least, the questionable." - Ana Castillo

"I've made it a rule never to drink by daylight and never to refuse a drink after dark." - H L Mencken

"To me, every hour of the light and dark is a miracle. Every cubic inch of space is a miracle." - Walt Whitman

"The genius of life is friendly to the noble, and, in the dark, brings them friends from far." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"We all have dark sides to ourselves, and I want to portray that in a realistic way." - Tom Weston-Jones

"Many demons are in woods, in waters, in wildernesses, and in dark poolly places ready to hurt...people." - Martin Luther

"The Waking Dark is about what happens when something awakens a towns darkest impulses and unleashes them on the world." - Robin Wasserman

"I love it when the dark bottle of night spills out, and the Moon writes in chalk about us." - John J. Geddes

"The eye doesn't see any shapes, it sees only what is differentiated through light and dark or through colors." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"The body and the soul know how to play In that dark world where gods have lost their way." - Theodore Roethke

"To make great art, you had to expose your soul, and some things should be left safely in the dark." - Patricia Briggs

"The dark today leads into light tomorrow. There is no endless joy, and yet no endless sorrow." - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"I smiled and ran my hand through his dark curls. "So, Death, what do we do now?" - Abbi Glines

"Whole new theories of money were growing here like mushrooms: in the dark and based on bullshit." - Terry Pratchett

"The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in." - Rumi

"Profound music leads us beyond the dark roots of our scream and the celestial heights of our silence." - Cornel West

"To become conscious of it involves recognizing the dark aspects of the personality as present and real." - Carl Jung

"There can be nothing more baffling in a human relationship than silence, the dark loom of doubts and questions unexpressed." - Wallis Simpson

"It was a dark and stormy night. Suddenly a scream pierced the air'. . . . Good writing takes enormous concentration." - Charles M Schulz

"Humanity would have plunged into a new dark age of absolutely frightening and appalling characteristics without Churchill." - Boris Johnson

"I was generally pro-bat, except when I was trekking through the dark trying not to think about the dire fate of every horror movie character stupid enough to go into the dark with a flashlight and check the fuses." - Rosemary Clement-Moore

"If you're going into a very dark place, then you should take a bright light, and shine it on everything. If you don't want to see, why in God's name would you dare the dark at all?" - Stephen King

"If you're ever in a dark place, don't resort to violence. Talk to someone; whether it be a therapist, teacher, parent, or just someone you can trust. We all have our dark places and it's important that you get help." - Gerard Way

"A big part of the humor is in identifying with the tragic elements of the film. The New Zealand sense of humor is very dark. Our films are usually very dark and it's always someone being killed. Usually a child." - Taika Waititi

"Living in a culture that prefers to shut out the dark, avoid shadows, and anesthetize pain means that many people are isolated. ... Family, friends, and co-workers, fearful of the dark, are reluctant to participate in our shadow experience and may urge us to be done with the dark before it is done with us." - Susan Wittig Albert

"...we should all fortify ourselves against the dark hours of depression by cultivating a deep distrust of the certainties of despair. Despair is relentless in the certainties of its pessimism. But we have seen again and again, from our own experience and others', that absolute statements of hopelessness that we make in the dark are notoriously unreliable. Our dark certainties are not sureties." - John Piper

"People are often surprised that I am so upbeat. I'm always hearing, 'You're so light and funny, and your books are so dark and twisted.' There's a dichotomy. I like books that are dark and creepy. I don't control it - it's just what I gravitate toward." - John Searles

"We're all kind of weird and twisted and drowning." - Haruki Murakami

"Love doesn't hurt you. A person that doesn't know how to love hurts you. Don't get it twisted." - Tony Gaskins

"Soon the purple dark must bruise Lily and bleeding-heart and rose, And the little Cupid lose Eyes and ears and chin and nose" - Donald Justice

"Let's face it: the world is twisted. And rotten." - Natsuo Kirino

"And some day there will be nothing left of everything that has twisted my life and grieved it and filled me so often with such anguish. Some day, with the last exhaustion, peace will come and the motherly earth will gather me back home. It won't be the end of things, only a way of being born again, a bathing and a slumbering where the old and the withered sink down, where the young and new begin to breathe. Then, with other thoughts, I will walk along streets like these, and listen to streams, and overhear what the sky says in the evening, over and over and over." - Hermann Hesse

"There was nothing dark and hidden about Jesus. He was and is the Light of the world, and He welcomed the light." - Samuel Logan Brengle

"Through the days of love and celebration and joy, and through the dark days of mourning...the faithful horse has been with us always." - Elizabeth Cotten

"Leaves and bark, leaves and bark, To lean against and hear in the dark. Petals I may have once pursued. Leaves are all my darker mood." - Robert Frost

"Music, also, the architect ought to understand so that he may have knowledge of the canonical and mathematical theory, and besides be able to tune ballistae , catapultae, and scorpiones to the proper key. For to the right and left in the beams are the holes in the frames through which the strings of twisted sinew are stretched by means of windlasses and bars, and these strings must not be clamped and made fast until they give the same correct note to the ear of the skilled workman." - Marcus Vitruvius Pollio

"When it's cold & dark at night, and we're alone together, I long to take you in my arms, and cuddle you forever." - Giles Andreae

"So the shortest day came, and the year died, / And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world / Came people singing, dancing, / To drive the dark away ..." - Susan Cooper

"I have long admired Caroline Leavitt's probing insight into people, her wit and compassion, her ability to find humor in dark situations, and conversely, her tenderness towards characters." - Dan Chaon

"I definitely fell in love with Dracula when I was 13. I found it so fascinating and so dark and romantic." - Sara Canning

"At times everything grows misty and dark before my eyes, and I feel that the strength of my whole body is oozing away through my finger tips." - Osamu Dazai

"Whenever the moon and stars are set, Whenever the wind is high, All night long in the dark and wet, A man goes riding by." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"The dusk runs down the lane driven like hail; Far off a precise whistle is escheat To the dark; and then the towering weak and pale...." - Allen Tate

"To be poor, ugly and, moreover, intelligent condemns one in our society to a dark and disillusioned beauty all is forgiven." - Muriel Barbery

"The dark side of life, and the horror of it, belonged to a world that lay remote from his own select little atmosphere of books and dreamings." - Algernon Blackwood

"Do you know my friend that each one of us is a dark mystery, a maze of conflicting passions and desire and aptitudes?" - Agatha Christie

"Transformation doesn't have to be deep, dark and mysterious. If you screw up, fine - laugh at yourself, learn and move on." - Iyanla Vanzant

"I believe that men are generally still a little afraid of the dark though the witches are all hung, and Christianity and candles have been introduced." - Anais Nin

"A moody child and wildly wise Pursued the game with joyful eyes, Which chose, like meteors, their way, And rived the dark with private ray." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"I turned my head and saw the wind, Not far from where I stood, Dragging the corn by her golden hair, Into a dark and lonely wood." - W H Davies

"As the cat lapses into savagery by night, and barbarously explores the dark, so primal and titanic is a woman with the love madness." - Gelett Burgess

"I came to admire this machine which could lift virtually any load strapped to its back and carry it anywhere in any weather, safely and dependably. The C-47 groaned, it protested, it rattled, it leaked oil, it ran hot, it ran cold, it ran rough, it staggered along on hot days and scared you half to death, its wings flexed and twisted in a horrifying manner, it sank back to earth with a great sigh of relief - but it flew and it flew and it flew." - Len Morgan

"Industrial vomit...fills our skies and seas. Pesticides and herbicides filter into our foods. Twisted automobile carcasses, aluminum cans, non-returnable glass bottles and synthetic plastics form immense middens in our midst as more and more of our detritus resists decay. We do not even begin to know what to do with our radioactive wastes - whether to pump them into the earth, shoot them into outer space, or pour them into the oceans. Our technological powers increase, but the side effects and potential hazards also escalate." - Alvin Toffler

"All over the world, girls are raised to be make themselves likeable, to twist themselves into shapes that suit other people. Please do not twist yourself into shapes to please. Don't do it. If someone likes that version of you, that version of you that is false and holds back, then they actually just like that twisted shape, and not you. And the world is such a gloriously multifaceted, diverse place that there are people in the world who will like you, the real you, as you are." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"He was beautiful, that was always affirmed, but his beauty was hard to fix or to see, for he was always glimmering, flickering, melting, mixing, he was the shape of a shapeless flame, he was the eddying thread of needle-shapes in the shapeless mass of the waterfall. He was the invisible wind that hurried the clouds in billows and ribbons. You could see a bare tree on the skyline bent by the wind, holding up twisted branches and bent twigs, and suddenly its formless form would resolve itself into that of the trickster." - A S Byatt

"When Bird came on the scene, it was just as shocking as in the Bible: everything was dark, and then the light appeared for the first time." - Shorty Rogers

"There once was a time when all people believed in God and the church ruled. This time was called the Dark Ages." - Richard Lederer

"Where charity stands watching and faith holds wide the door the dark night wakes - the glory breaks, Christmas comes once more." - Phillips Brooks

"I wake and feel the fell of dark, not day. What hours, O what black hours we have spent This night!" - Gerard Manley Hopkins

"The sun to me is dark And silent as the moon, When she deserts the night Hid in her vacant interlunar cave." - John Milton

"When the planes still swoop down and aerial spray a field in order to kill a predator insect with pesticides, we are in the Dark Ages of commerce." - Paul Hawken

"Honor your humanness and all of your feelings - the messy ones, the growing pains, the ache - because we can't have the dark without the light." - Sabrina Ward Harrison



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