The Mist Quotes

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Stephen King
“As a species we're fundamentally insane. Put more than two of us in a room, we pick sides and start dreaming up reasons to kill one another. Why do you think we invented politics and religion?”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“Nothing in nature is that even; man is the inventor of straight edges.”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“Something in the fog!" he screamed, and Billy shrank against me-whether because of the man's bloody nose or what he was saying, I don't know. "Something in the fog took John Lee! Something-" He staggered back against a display of lawn food stacked by the window and sat down there."Something in the fog took John Lee and I heard him screaming!”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“When rationality begins to break down, the circuits of the human brain can overload. Axons grow bright and feverish. Hallucinations turn real: the quicksilver puddle at the point where perspective makes parallel lines seem to intersect is really there; the dead walk and talk; a rose begins to sing.”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“This is what happened.”
Stephen King

Stephen King
“It took me twenty years of living with my father to accept the idea that being good could be good enough.”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“The perception of a child who has not yet learned to protect itself by developing the tunnel vision that keeps out ninety percent of the universe.”
Stephen King, The Mist

“Even when the mist fogs up our sight still there is a way out.”
Victor Bello Accioly

Stephen King
“...then went back to showing me how I could help my family most efficiently by dying young.”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“Bigger tomatoes with a longer growing season," Dick said sagely, and then went back to showing me how I could help my family most efficiently by dying young.”
Stephen King, The Mist

Stephen King
“Billy is a bright boy, but oddly humorless. To the champ, everything is serious business. I'm hoping that he'll live long enough to learn that in this world that is a very dangerous attitude.”
Stephen King, The Mist