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Stephen King’s “It” Quotes (28 Quotes)


  • I discovered news of old horrors in old books; read intelligence of old atrocities in old periodicals; always in the back of my mind, every day a bit louder, I heard the seashell drone of some growing, coalescing force; I seemed to smell the bitter ozone aroma of lightings-to-come.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • We lie best when we lie to ourselves.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Bill could smell Its breath and it was a smell like exploded animals lying on the highway at midnight.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • I'm going to put them in the slam, my friend, and if I hear they got their puckery little assholes cored down there in Thomaston, I'm gonna send them cards saying I hope whoever did it had AIDS.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • What can be done when you're eleven can often never be done again.
    (Stephen King, "It")


  • But still, sometimes, in the heart of winter when the light outside seemed yellow- sleepy, like a cat curled up on a sofa...
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • In the stutter-flashes of light, the clouds look like huge transparent brains filled with bad thoughts.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • You could start at a path leading nowhere more fantastic than from your own front steps to the sidewalk, and from there you could go… well, anywhere at all.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • But there was only that silence, as in the five or ten minutes before a vicious thundersquall strikes, when the purple heads stack up in the sky overhead and the light turns a queer purple-yellow and the wind dies completely.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • My heart's with you, Bill, no matter how it turns out. My heart is with all of them, and I think that, even if we forget each other, we'll remember in our dreams.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Calling it a simple schoolgirl crush was like saying a Rolls-Royce was a vehicle with four wheels, something like a hay-wagon. She did not giggle wildly and blush when she saw him, nor did she chalk his name on trees or write it on the walls of the Kissing Bridge. She simply lived with his face in her heart all the time, a kind of sweet, hurtful ache. She would have died for him..
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • 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")

  • Come on back and we'll see if you remember the simplest thing of all - how it is to be children, secure in belief and thus afraid of the dark.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Politics always change. Stories never do.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Disquiet and desire. What you want and what you're scared to try for. Where you've been and where you want to go. Something in a rock-and-roll song about wanting the girl, the car, the place to stand and be. Oh please God can you dig it.
    (Stephen King, "It")


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