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Famous Literary Quotes Rewritten for Horror Novels

Horror novels are great fun, especially around this time of year, but not every book can be a horror novel… or can it?

“A single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a knife.” — Pride and Prejudice

“Reader, I murdered him.” — Jane Eyre

“It was the end of times, it was the most cursed of times.” — A Tale of Two Cities

“I am not afraid of vampires, for I am learning how to fire my crossbow.” — Little Women

“I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. Look out, look out, look out.” — The Bell Jar

“Many years later, as he faced the zombie horde, Colonel Aureliano Buendía was to remember that distant afternoon when his father took him aside and explained that the apocalypse was nigh.” — One Hundred Years of Solitude

“O God, that there weren’t so many witnesses! I would eat his heart in the marketplace.” — Much Ado About Nothing

“You pierced my chest cavity. I am half agony, half hope. Tell me not that it’s too late to save me…” — Persuasion

“All regular houses are alike; each haunted house is haunted in its own way.” — Anna Karenina

“O, beware, my lord, of jealousy; it is the green-eyed monster which doth mock the meat it feeds on… and it’s right behind you!” — Othello

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that’s when I was set upon by werewolves.” — “The Road Not Taken”

“To flee, or not to flee: that is the question…” — Hamlet

“It is nothing to die; it is dreadful to come back as a ghost and haunt your loved ones.” — Les Misérables

“You never really understand a person until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.” — To Kill a Mockingbird

“So we creep on, zombies against the current, born back ceaselessly into undead life.” — The Great Gatsby