Vampire Chronicles Quotes

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Anne Rice
“Memory was a curse, yes, he thought, but it was also the greatest gift. Because if you lost memory you lost everything.”
Anne Rice, Blood And Gold

Anne Rice
“The beautiful know they have power, and she had, in her diminutive charm, a certain power of which she was always casually aware.”
Anne Rice, Merrick

Anne Rice
“Pamper the mad man.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“Lestat: Toughen up baby. I'm looking for the eternal scum.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“Lestat: You're very anxious to be out of these rooms, aren't you? Why don't we simply get into bed together? I don't understand.
David: You're serious?
Lestat: Of course
David: You do realize, that this is an absolutely magnificent body, don't you? I mean you aren't insensible to the fact that you've been deposited in a...a most impressive piece of young male flesh.
Lestat: I looked it over well before the switch, remember? Why is it you don't want to..
David: You've been with a woman, haven't you?
Lestat: I wish you hadn't read my mind. It's rude. Besides, what does that matter to you?
David: A woman you loved.
Lestat: I have always loved both men and women.
David: That's a slightly different use of the word 'love.”
Anne Rice Tale Of The Body Thief

Anne Rice
“But death we are, and death we've always been.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“Lestat: I despise you! I ought to destroy you-finish what I started when I made you. Turn you into ashes and sift them through my hands. You know that I could do it! Like that! Like the snap of mortal fingers, I could do it. Burn you as I burnt your little house. And nothing could save you, nothing at all.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“Malady of mortality”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“I think we are wise, we English speakers, to savor accents. They teach us things about our own tongue.”
Anne Rice, Merrick

Anne Rice
“I felt ravaged, and with both hands in a fantasy I reached out for her figure as we ran together through the meadow which belonged only to us and to which these others could never be admitted.
"Oh, inocent love," she said even as she drank from me, "oh, innocent innocent love.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“Drink." she whispered, drawing nearer. "Drink." she held the soft, tender flesh of the wrist towards me. "No. I know what to do; haven't I done it in the past?" I said to her.”
Anne Rice

Anne Rice
“He can see us," said the angel who had been gesturing so pointedly. His voice was subdued but seemed to reach my ears effortlessly and gently.”
Anne Rice

“What is it like, working for a well-dressed lunatic who pays you triple what anyone else would pay you to forget your better judgment?”
Lestat de Lioncourt

Anne Rice
“She was no longer shaken. If she remembered her screams in the fire she did not care to dwell on them. If she remembered that, before the fire, she had wept real tears in my arms, it made no change in her; she was, as always in the past, a person of little indecision, a person for who habitual quiet did not mean anxiety of regret.”
Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

Anne Rice
“Can you picture it?’ she said so softly I scarcely heard. ‘A coven of children? That is all I could provide…”
Anne Rice, Interview with the Vampire

Anne Rice
“I saw her shimmering face for an instant; she came towards me; I thought this is death again, this is death coming, the woods and the wolves coming, and no place to hide, and then my eyes closed.”
Anne Rice, Anne Rice's The Queen of The Damned

Asher Sharol
“They had ventured out into the chilly night with the sole intention of slaughtering as many humans as they could find and feasting on their blood. There had been a time (perhaps after he had killed his fiftieth victim) when he had thought he had finally acquired the state. The rush was unprecedented; the euphoria engulfed him as he and Jo shattered the dreams of the innocent. They cackled like hyenas as their blood-mania rendered them bestial.”
Asher Sharol, Vampires of Twilight Castle