When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure.
I come from a long line of body snatchers, probably the top-notch body snatchers in America. No make that the world. Some people might think it’s gross digging up bones or corpses, but who asked them? It’s no big deal, but then I’ve been doing it since I got out of diapers.
I’m always looking for the monster. Not even just in horror. I want them in everything. Just give me the monsters. Logical conclusions don’t satisfy. Monsters satisfy, absolutely.
Losing maturity in one’s fiction for the sake of marvels and monsters can also mean losing propriety, and that’s not always a bad thing.
Sometimes, the only way to solve your problems in life, the only way to conquer your fears, is if you face them. If you face your problems, they just flee. But if you flee instead, run away from them, they only get bigger, and they can totally destroy you.
The torment of love can transform people into wretched monsters
It’s really kind of… well, beautiful, in a way. Even the monsters, once you get to know ’em. We’re all beautiful.
Being a pumpkinhead is great.”
“Your HEAD is a PUMPKIN.
Human beings are no damn good,
Monsters are very real. But they’re not just creatures. Monsters are everywhere. They’re people. They’re nightmares…They are the things that we harbor within ourselves. If you remember one thing, even above remembering me, remember that there is not a monster dreamt that hasn’t walked once within the soul of a man.