The Queen Of The Damned Quotes

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Anne Rice
“It was haunted; but real hauntings have nothing to do with ghosts finally; they have to do with the menace of memory.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Lestat, you are the damnedest creature!' he whispered under his breath. 'You are a brat prince.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“A real devil among devils.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“The truth is, I hate not being the first person narrator all the way through! To paraphrase David Copperfield, I don't know whether I'm the hero or the victim of this tale. But either way, shouldn't I dominate it?”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Finally those you love are simply ... those you love.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“To be human, that's what most of us long for. It is the human which has become myth to us.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Elegant presents soon followed. Leather luggage for Jesse's travels and a lovely mink-lined coat to keep her warm in the 'abominable British weather.' It is a country 'only a Druid could love,' Maharet wrote.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“I had to have him, had to. Just the way I had to have everything I wanted; or had to do everything I'd ever wanted to do.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“And so we remain immortal; we remain frightened; we remain anchored to what we can control. It all starts again; the wheel turns; we are the vampires; because there are no others; the new coven is formed.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“After all, these were blood drinkers, beings who spoke gently, liked poetry, and yet killed mortals all the time.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Ah, but prophecies have a way of fulfilling themselves,' Khayman said. 'That's the magic of it. We all understood it in ancient times. The power of charms is the power of the will; you might say that we were all geniuses of psychology in those dark days, that we could be slain by the power of another's designs. And the dreams, Marius, the dreams are but a part of the great design.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Maybe we do go home, finally.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“I watched him rise from the coffin, with slow, elegant gestures; our gestures, for we are the only beings who routinely rise from coffins.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“We live forever; but they don't come back.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“I clasped his face in both hands as I kissed him. "You don't know how I need you, how I love you, how I always have," I whispered in his ear. Maybe he would find me more charming on account of what's befallen me - the unexpected horror I've seen, the inevitable pain I've endured. It's an awful truth that suffering can deepen us, give a greater luster to our colours, a richer resonance to our words. That is, if it doesn't destroy us, if it doesn't burn away the optimism and the spirit.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“The music as always had a dark sweet luster, but it was more than ever like an endless beginning-a theme ever building to a climax which would never come.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

Anne Rice
“Alas, my being the James Bond of vampires isn't the whole issue. Vanity must wait.”
Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned