Gothic quotes

  • Seldom is a Gothic head more beautiful than when broken.
    -- Andre Malraux

    #Beautiful #Broken #Gothic

  • I had a gothic phase, and now I'm more edgy chic.
    -- Ashley Benson

    #Phases #Gothic #Chic

  • I won't talk to you about my family and you won't talk to me about yours. Family talk is either boring or self-pitying. Or it's Gothic, like a Faulkner novel. Who needs to talk about it? It's enough to live it.
    -- Chaim Potok

    #Self #Needs #Gothic

  • The average English critic is a don manqué, hopelessly parochial when not exaggeratedly teutonophile, over whose desk must surely hang the motto (presumably in Gothic lettering) "Above all no enthusiasm".
    -- Constant Lambert

    #Average #Enthusiasm #Gothic

  • The gothic reminds us that we are mainly driven by our passions; the Gothic deals in illicit desires, in what is prohibited by society.
    -- David Punter

    #Passion #Desire #Gothic

  • ...Tunstell was not what one could describe as call subtle. His flaming red hair bobbed up with each pointed and articulated footstep as though he were some cloaked Gothic villain creeping across a stage.
    -- Gail Carriger

    #Hair #Red #Gothic

  • Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that.
    -- Garth Ennis

    #Book #Character #Gothic

  • So I may not have had a gothic childhood, but childhood makes its own gothicity.
    -- George Saunders

    #Childhood #May #Gothic

  • Before that I wanted to be a magazine illustrator - I probably would have painted Gothic scenes.
    -- Ira Levin

    #Magazines #Gothic #Scene

  • I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor.
    -- John McGahern

    #Church #Gothic #Poor

  • It is perhaps the principal admirableness of the Gothic schools of architecture, that they receive the results of the labour of inferior minds; and out of fragments full of imperfectionraise up a stately and unaccusable whole.
    -- John Ruskin

    #School #Mind #Gothic

  • We must note carefully what distinction there is between a healthy and a diseased love of change; for as it was in healthy love of change that the Gothic architecture rose, it was partly in consequence of diseased love of change that it was destroyed.
    -- John Ruskin

    #Rose #Healthy #Gothic

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    -- Laura Ramirez

    #Love #Lines #Gothic

  • Here is another marvy glimpse into the gothic basement that I call my mind.
    -- Louise Rennison

    #Mind #Glimpse #Gothic

  • But now I know that it is very important that all buildings should be consistent, that this is the quality of the Gothic cathedral, for instance, that we like.
    -- Minoru Yamasaki

    #Important #Quality #Gothic

  • Nico was gothic, but she was Mary Shelley gothic to everyone else's Hammer horror film gothic. They both did Frankenstein, but Nico's was real.
    -- Peter Murphy

    #Real #Hammers #Gothic

  • I'm not really into gothic music, it's not really my type of scene but each to their own. I listen to pretty much anything.
    -- Richard Fleeshman

    #Gothic #Scene #Type

  • I wouldn't consider myself Goth, but I love Gothic pieces.
    -- Tyson Chandler

    #Pieces #Gothic #Goth

  • I am drawn to Americana, and I am drawn to gothic stories, and I love American gothic stories.
    -- Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa

    #Stories #Gothic #Americana

  • Kitsch is the contemporary form of the Gothic, Rococo, Baroque.
    -- Frank Wedekind

    #Kitsch #Gothic #Form