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It by Stephen King
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Read in December, 2000

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Stephen King
“He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts.”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“For a moment he felt a wild hope: perhaps this really was a nightmare. Perhaps he would awake in his own bed, bathed in sweat, shaking, maybe even crying . . . but alive. Safe. Then he pushed the thought away. Its charm was deadly, its comfort fatal.”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“Oh Christ, he groaned to himself, if this is the stuff adults have to think about I never want to grow up”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“Adults are the real monsters.”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“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. Ben Hanscom had no sense of being lonely because he had never been
anything but. If the condition had been new, or more localized, he might have understood, but
loneliness both encompassed his life and overreached it.”
Stephen King, It

Stephen King
“You pay for what you get, you own what you pay for... and sooner or later whatever you own comes back home to you.”
Stephen King, It

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

Stephen King
“The fears of children were simpler and usually more powerful. The fears of children could often be summoned up in a single face... and if bait were needed, why, what child did not love a clown?”
Stephen King, It
tags: fear

Stephen King
“God favors drunks, small children, and the cataclysmically stoned...”
Stephen King, It


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