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


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

  • 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")

  • 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")

  • 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")


  • 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")

  • Eddie discovered one of his childhood's great truths. Grownups are the real monsters, he thought.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Everything's a lot tougher when it's for real. That's when you choke. When it's for real.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • 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")

  • He reached out with one bird-claw hand. He closed it around my wrist and I could feel the hot cancer that was loose and raving through his body, eating anything and everything left that was still good to eat.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • He thrusts his fists against the posts and still insists he sees the ghosts
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • Her hands twisted restlessly together like a pair of pink and hairless animals at play.
    (Stephen King, "It")

  • 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")

  • 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")

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


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