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700 Chilling Shining Quotes by Stephen King (2023)

1. “She said: “If it’s what your father wants, it’s what I want.”


2. “The wheels of progress; sooner or later they took you back to where you started from.”


3. “She had considered throwing them out a dozen times but in the end always backed away from the idea, as if some unknown charm would be broken by the act. And”


4. ”Wendy Torrance: Well, I think… maybe… he should be taken to a doctor


5. (Jack Nicholson) "Yes, I do. I love it. Don't you?"


6. (Scatman Crothers) "Does Tony tell you things?"


7. “And the wind gonna rise up, baby , and blow my blues away.....”


8. “That’s super. I like you, Lloyd. You were always the best of them. Best damned barkeep between Barre and Portland, Maine. Portland, Oregon, for that matter.”


9. “Her breasts swayed like ancient cracked punching bags.”


10. (Danny Lloyd) "Yeah, I guess so. Anyway, there's hardly anybody to play with around here."


11. God, I'd give anything for a drink. I'd give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer.


12. “Mr. Torrance, I see you can hardly have taken care of the business we discussed. ” — Grady


13. “Does the phrase ‘the shining’ mean anything to you?”


14. “You shine on, boy. Harder than anyone I ever met in my life. And I’m sixty years old this January.” “Huh?” “You got a knack,” Hallorann said, turning to him. “Me, I’ve always called it shining. That’s what my grandmother called it, too. She had it. We used to sit in the kitchen when I was a boy no older than you and have long talks without even openin our mouths.”


15. “Footsteps approaching the door or only the heartbeat in his ears?”


16. I like you, Lloyd. I always liked you. You were always the best of them. Best goddamned bartender from Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. Or Portland, Oregon, for that matter.


17. “Of course we’re friends … we are both civilized men, aren’t we? We’ve shared bed and board and bottle. We’ll always be friends, and the dog collar I have on you will always be ignored by mutual consent, and I’ll take good and benevolent care of you. All I ask in return is your soul.”


18. “Hotels are superstitious places. No thirteenth floor or room thirteen, no mirrors on the back of the door you come in through, stuff like that.”


19. “All he knew was all those empty rooms inside him were somehow filled when Mateo was around.”


20. (Scatman Crothers) "Eh -- What's up Doc?"


21. “Closer and closer swooped the fishing birds near Ping. Now Ping could see shining rings around their necks, rings of metal made so tight the birds could never swallow the big fish they were catching. ”


22. (Philip Stone) "That's strange, sir. I don't have any recollection of that at all."


23. “Wendy Torrance: [crying] Stay away from me.


24. (Jack Nicholson) "Well, that just happens to be exactly what I'm looking for. I'm outlining a new writing project and, uh, five months of peace is just what I want."


25. “It’s a slang term for the claustrophobic reaction that can occur when people are shut in together over long periods of time. The feeling of claustrophobia is externalized as dislike for the people you happen to be shut in with. In extreme cases it can result in hallucinations and violence – murder has been done over such minor things as a burned meal or an argument about whose turn it is to do the dishes.”


26. “In his faded tartan bathrobe and brown leather slippers with the rundown heels, his hair all in sleep corkscrews and Alfalfa cowlicks, he looked to her like an absurd twentieth-century Hamlet, an indecisive figure so mesmerized by onrushing tragedy that he was helpless to divert its course or alter it in any way. (jesus”


27. “God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my g*dd*mn*d soul for just a glass of beer. ” – Jack Torrance


28. “Your son has a very great talent. I don’t think you are aware of how great it is. That he is attempting to use that very talent against your will. ” — Grady


29. “Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair on your chinny-chin-chin? Then I’ll huff—and I’ll puff—and I’ll blow your house in. ” – Jack Torrance


30. “The CIA has been at the root of every dirty little war America has fought in this century. The CIA and dollar diplomacy.”


31. (Shelley Duvall) "I'm a Wendy."


32. (Jack Nicholson) "You've had your whole f***ing life to think things over, what good's a few minutes more gonna do you now?"


33. (Danny Lloyd) "Alright."


34. ”Jack Torrance: I’m not gonna hurt ya…


35. Lloyd the Bartender: “What will you be drinking, sir?”


36. (Danny Lloyd) "Tony."


37. “Was it possible, Danny wondered, to be glad you had done something and still be so ashamed of that something that you tried not to think of it?”


38. “There is no darkness so dense, so menacing, or so difficult that it cannot be overcome by light. ” – Vern P. Stanfill


39. (Danny Lloyd) "Tony told me never to tell them."


40. “I’m awfully glad you asked me that, Lloyd. Because I just happen to have to twentys and two tens right here in my wallet. And I was afraif there were gonna be there until net April. So, here’s what: You slip me a bottle of bourbon, a cool glass and some ice. You can do that, can’t you, Lloyd? You’re not too busy, are you?” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


41. “I dreamed that I, that I killed you and Danny. But I didn’t just kill ya. I cut you up in little pieces. Oh my God. I must be losing my mind. ” — Jack Torrance


42. “It’s amazing how fast you get used to such a big place. I tell you, when we first came up here I thought it was kind of scary. ” — Wendy Torrance, ‘The Shining’


43. “Jack Torrance: [laughs] Well, it's certainly got plenty of that.


44. “His books were in the bookcase, his coloring books on the desk. A place for everything and everything in its place, Mommy said. Then you know where it is when you want it. But now things had been misplaced. Things were missing. Worse still, things had been added, things you couldn’t quite see, like in one of those pictures that said CAN YOU SEE THE INDIANS? And if you strained and squinted, you could see some of them—the thing you had taken for a cactus at first glance was really a brave with a knife clamped in his teeth, and there were others hiding in the rocks, and you could even see one of their evil, merciless faces peering through the spokes of a covered wagon wheel. But you could never see all of them, and that was what made you uneasy. Because it was the ones you couldn’t see that would sneak up behind you, a tomahawk in one hand and a scalping knife in the other …”


45. “Little Pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair on your chinny- chin chin? Then I’ll huff… and I’ll Puff. . and I’ll blow your house in. ” — Jack Torrance


46. “And her mother would pat her hand and say comfortingly, Although it’s not your fault, it’s all your own fault. You were never ready. You showed your true colors when you came between your father and me.”


47. “Redrum. ” — Danny Torrance, ‘The Shining’


48. (Jack Nicholson) "I just happen to have two 20s and two 10s right here in my wallet. I was afraid they were going to be there until next April."


49. (Danny Lloyd) "I guess so."


50. (Shelley Duvall) "Stay away from me. Don't hurt me."


51. “We've got canned fruits and vegetables, canned fish and meats, hot and cold syrups, Post Toasties, Corn Flakes, Sugar Puffs, Rice Krispies, Oatmeal... and Cream of Wheat. You got... [then, telepathically to Danny] How'd you like some ice cream, Doc?...a dozen jugs of black molasses, we got sixty boxes of dried milk, thirty twelve-pound bags of sugar... Now we got dried peaches, dried apricots, dried raisins and dried prunes. You know Mrs. Torrance, you got to keep regular, if you want to be happy!”


52. “You can move away from a stranger. You can’t move away from yourself.”


53. Wendy Torrance: “Jack! Jack! Thank God you’re here! There’s someone else in the hotel with us! There’s a crazy woman in one of the rooms! She tried to strangle Danny!”


54. “He felt like a man with a power cord in one hand, groping around a dark and unfamiliar room for a socket. If he could find it he would be rewarded with a view of wonders.”


55. “When we grow up, concepts gradually get easier and we leave the images to the poets”


56. “The entrance ramp had been blocked by an overturned semi. Bright-burning flares had been scattered around it like birthday candles on some idiot child’s cake.”


57. “Human Nature Baby, grab it and growl.”


58. “Las lágrimas que curan son también las lágrimas que queman y mortifican.”


59. (Jack Nicholson) "I'll just hold this open for you. Music."


60. Jack Torrance: “I don’t think that’s true. I think you have some very definite ideas about what should be done with Danny and I’d like to know what they are. ”


61. (Danny Lloyd) "Yeah, I guess so."


62. “Then you start to see things, Lloydy-my-boy. Things you missed from the gutter. Like how the floor of the Wagon is nothing but straight pine boards, so fresh they’re still bleeding sap, and if you took your shoes off you’d be sure to get a splinter.”


63. “Any big hotels have got scandals. Just like every big hotel has got a ghost. Why? Hell, people come and go.”


64. “Danny was still awake long after his parents’ false sleep had become the real thing. He rolled in his bed, twisting the sheets, grappling with a problem years too big for him, awake in the night like a single sentinel on picket. And sometime after midnight, he slept, too, and then only the wind was awake, prying at the hotel and hooting in its gables under the bright gimlet gaze of the stars.”


65. “I like you," she whispered, and he thought that her scent was like lilies, secret and hidden in cracks furred with green moss—places where sunshine is short and shadows long.”


66. “flattery is the stuff that greases the wheels of the world.”


67. “Danny Torrance: Dad?


68. (Jack Nicholson) "Yes?"


69. “Time to Rise


70. “Every big hotel has got a ghost. Why? Hell, people come and go …”


71. “What you got, son, I call it shinin on, the Bible calls it having visions, and there’s scientists that call it precognition. I’ve read up on it, son. I’ve studied on it. They all mean seeing the future.”


72. (Danny Lloyd) "It's like when I go to sleep, he shows me things. But when I wake up, I can't remember everything."


73. (Jack Nicholson) "Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out."


74. “The Overlook was having one hell of a good time. There was a little boy to terrorize, a man and his woman to set one against the other, and if it played its cards right they could end up flitting through the Overlook’s halls like insubstantial shades in a Shirley Jackson novel, whatever walked in Hill House walked alone, but you wouldn’t be alone in the Overlook, oh no, there would be plenty of company here.”


75. “I shall go on shining as a brilliantly meaningless figure in a meaningless world.”


76. (Also need the matching necklace)!!!


77. “Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”


78. “His dad lost his marbles last night. They took him away."


79. “I’m sorry to differ with you sir, but you are the caretaker. You’ve always been the caretaker. I should know sir, I’ve always been here. ” – Delbert Grady


80. “Jack Torrance: Well, that is quite a story.


81. (Jack Nicholson) "Wendy, let me explain something to you. Whenever you come in here and interrupt me, you're breaking my concentration. You're distracting me. And it will then take me time to get back to where I was. You understand?"


82. “Jack had seen Denker the teacher as not much different from the strutting South American little Caesars in their banana kingdoms, standing dissidents up against the wall of the handiest squash or handball court, a super-zealot in a comparatively small puddle, a man whose every whim becomes a crusade.”


83. “How did you know we called him doc?”


84. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurt all the time.”


85. (Barry Nelson) "The police thought that it was what the old-timers used to call cabin fever. A kind of claustrophobic reaction which can occur when people are shut in together over long periods of time."


86. “Love was over, and her man was sleeping beside her. Her man. She smiled a little in the darkness, his seed still trickling with slow warmth from between her slightly parted thighs, and her smile was both rueful and pleased, because the phrase her man summoned up a hundred feelings. Each feeling examined alone was a bewilderment. Together, in this darkness floating to sleep, they were like a distant blues tune heard in an almost deserted nightclub, melancholy but pleasing.”


87. “Remember, my talented friend, there are Michelangelos begging everywhere in the streets of Rome...”


88. (Danny Lloyd) "No he isn't, Mrs. Torrance."


89. “he looked to her like an absurd twentieth-century Hamlet, an indecisive figure so mesmerized by onrushing tragedy that he was helpless to divert its course or alter it in any way.”


90. “Have you ever had a single moment’s thought about my responsibilities? Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first? Does it matter to you at all that the owners have placed their complete confidence and trust in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a contract, in which I have accepted that responsibility? Do you have the slightest idea what moral and ethical principles are? Do you? Has it ever occurred to you what would happen to my future, if I were to fail to live up to my responsibilities? Has it ever occurred to you? Has it?” – Jack Torrance


91. “He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself.”


92. (Danny Lloyd) "Remember what Mr. Hallorann said. It's just like pictures in a book, Danny. It isn't real."


93. “Someday her child would be a stranger to her, and she would be strange to him … but not as strange as her own mother had become to her. Please don’t let it be that way, God. Let him grow up and still love his mother.”


94. “My predecessor in this job left a man named Charles Grady as the Winter caretaker. And he came up here with his wife and two little girls, I think were eight and ten. And he had a good employment record, good references, and from what I’ve been told he seemed like a completely normal individual. But at some point during the winter, he must have suffered some kind of a complete mental breakdown. He ran a muck and killed his family with an axe. Stacked them neatly in one of the rooms in the West wing and then he, he put both barrels of a shotgun in his mouth. ” — Ullman, ‘The Shining’


95. “There were mornings when Jack would stumble into their leased house with dawn seeping into the sky and find Wendy and the baby asleep on the couch, Danny always on the inside, a tiny fist curled under the shelf of Wendy’s jaw. He would look at them and the self-loathing would back up his throat in a bitter wave, even stronger than the taste of beer and cigarettes and martinis—martians, as Al called them. Those were the times that his mind would turn thoughtfully and sanely to the gun or the rope or the razor blade.”


96. Stuart Ullman: “Physically, it’s not a very demanding job. The only thing that can get a bit trying up here during the winter is, uh, a tremendous sense of isolation. ”


97. “from college-educated man to wailing ape in five easy seconds.”


98. “Innocence to experience. Human nature, baby. Grab it and growl.”


99. Hello Danny. Come and play with us. Come and play with us, Danny. Forever...and ever...and ever.


100. “Is there a status quo in the house?”


101. (Jack Nicholson) "Mr. Grady, haven't I seen you somewhere before?"


102. “What Jack didn't understand was that no matter where he went, the same asshole got off the plane.”


103. (Jack Nicholson) "Well you can rest assured, Mr. Ullman, that's not going to happen with me."


104. “You son of a bitch! You did this to him, didn’t you!? How could you!? How could you!?” — Wendy Torrance


105. “he woulda hired the Boston Strangler if he’d’ve worked for minimum wage.”


106. “Those were the times that his mind would turn thoughtfully and sanely to the gun or the rope or the razor blade.”


107. (Jack Nicholson) "I certainly can and I also understand why your people in Denver left it for you to tell me."


108. “He had been a fine player, making All-Conference in his junior and senior years, and he knew perfectly well that he had his own bad temper to thank … or to blame. He had not enjoyed football. Every game was a grudge match.”


109. (Danny Lloyd) "Danny isn't here, Mrs. Torrance."


110. “That done, he let his fingers play briefly over the magneto.”


111. “What, exactly, is impelling Jack Torrence toward murder... Is it undead people or undead memories?... perhaps those different conclusions are, in fact, the same. For aren't memories the true ghosts of our lives? Do they not drive us to words and acts we regret from time to time?”


112. “She thought that to children adult motives and actions must seem as bulking and ominous as dangerous animals seen in the shadows of a dark forest. They were jerked about like puppets, having only the vaguest notions why.”


113. “There was a little boy to terrorize, a man and his woman to set one against the other, and if it played its cards right they could end up flitting through the overlook's halls like insubstantial shades in a Shirley Jackson novel, whatever walked in hill house walked alone, but you won't be alone in the overlook, oh no, there would be plenty of company.”


114. “Wendy Torrance: Hey. Wasn't it around here that the Donner Party got snowbound?


115. ”It’s just like pictures in a book, it isn’t real. ”-Danny Torrance as “Tony”, ‘The Shining’


116. (Shelley Duvall) "Yeah."


117. “- Jack Torrance: The most terrible nightmare I ever had. It's the most horrible dream I ever had.


118. “She was an excruciating throb of pain from one end to the other.”


119. “Larry, just between you and me, we got a very serious problem with the people taking care of the place. They turned out to be completely unreliable assholes.”


120. (Jack Nicholson) "Now, we're going to make a new rule. When you come in here and you hear me typing"


121. (Shelley Duvall) "I can't get out. I can't get out. Run. Run."


122. “And the wind gonna rise up, baby


123. “Wendy, I’m home. ” – Jack Torrance


124. “Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just going to bash your brains in.”


125. (Scatman Crothers) "Who's Tony?"


126. “They were all rather big pearls, but no one really minds a pearl being big, and soon the pearl-divers had a pile of wet and shining jewels by the water-side. The worst of it was that as soon as the stones were dry- and they dried quickly in the sun- they stopped shining, and could not be counted as pearls anymore.”


127. “Here's Johnny!”


128. (Scatman Crothers) "Mrs. Torrance, your husband introduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?"


129. “laconically”


130. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurt all the time. How much of it was her fault? That question haunted her. She felt like her mother. Like her father. Sometimes, when she felt like herself, she wondered what it would be like for Danny, and she dreaded the day when he grew old enough to lay blame.”


131. “The lion on the left had advanced all the way to the fence now; its muzzle was touching the boards. It seemed to be grinning at him. Jack backed up another two steps. His head was thudding crazily and he could feel the dry rasp of his breath in his throat. Now the buffalo had moved, circling to the right, behind and around the rabbit. The head was lowered, the green hedge horns pointing at him. The thing was, you couldn't watch all of them. Not all at once.”


132. ”Perhaps they need a good talking to if you don’t mind my saying so. Perhaps a bit more. My girls, sir, they didn’t care for the Overlook at first. One of them actually stole a pack of matches and tried to burn it down. But I ‘corrected’ them sir. And when my wife tried to prevent me from doing my duty, I ‘corrected’ her. ” -Mr. Grady, ‘The Shining’


133. (Scatman Crothers) "How does he tell you things?"


134. (Joe Turkel) "How are things going, Mr. Torrance?"


135. “So many books, so little time.” ― Frank Zappa


136. “The wind sighed through the trees, and the fallen leaves rattled up the deserted walks and around the hubcaps of parked cars. It was a faint and sorrowful sound, and the boy thought that he might be the only one in Boulder awake enough to hear it.”


137. “The world’s a hard place, Danny. It don’t care. It don’t hate you and me, but it don’t love us, either. Terrible things happen in the world, and they’re things no one can explain. Good people die in bad, painful ways and leave the folks that love them all alone. Sometimes it seems like it’s only the bad people who stay healthy and prosper. The world don’t love you, but your momma does and so do I. You’re a good boy. You grieve for your daddy, and when you feel you have to cry over what happened to him, you go into a closet or under your covers and cry until it’s all out of you again. That’s what a good son has to do. But see that you get on. That’s your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what. Pull your act together and just go on.”


138. “De un extraño te puedes apartar, pero de ti mismo no.”


139. “Staring at the hedge animals, he realized something had changed while he had his hand over his eyes.”


140. (Danny Lloyd) "I just don't."


141. (Joe Turkel) "Yes, it is, Mr. Torrance."


142. “Remember what Mr. Hallorann said. It’s just like pictures in a book, Danny. It isn’t real. ” – Danny Torrance


143. (Jack Nicholson) "I don't believe they did."


144. ”Now, we’re going to make a new rule. When you come in here and you hear me typing …” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


145. “He rolled in his bed, twisting the sheets, grappling with a problem years too big for him, awake in the night like a single sentinel on picket. And sometime after midnight, he slept, too, and then only the wind was awake, prying at the hotel and hooting in its gables under the bright gimlet gaze of the stars.”


146. (Scatman Crothers) "Why don't you want to talk about it?"


147. “It was possible to graduate from passive to active, to take the thing that had once driven you nearly to madness as a neutral prize of no more than occasional academic interest.”


148. “I like you, Lloyd. I always liked you. You were always the best of them. Best goddamned bartender from Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. Or Portland, Oregon, for that matter.”


149. “That was Poe, the Great American Hack.”


150. “He had an agent in New York, a tough red-headed woman named Phyllis Sandler who smoked Herbert Tareytons, drank Jim Beam from a paper cup, and thought the literary sun rose and set on Sean O’Casey.”


151. (Danny Lloyd) "Do you like this hotel?"


152. “Hallorann pushed the button that lowered the passenger side window and hollered: “Those avocados is too damn high, you cheapskate!” Masterton looked back over his shoulder, grinned widely enough to expose all three gold teeth, and yelled back, “And I know exactly where you can put em, my good buddy.” “Remarks like that I keep track of, bro.” Masterton gave him the finger.”


153. “I flash to the ships of the air. But you are still master of the river. Quick, let your light shine again. Each to his own place, little brother!”


154. “Tough old world, baby. If you’re not bolted together tightly, you’re gonna shake, rattle, and roll before you turn thirty.”


155. “Here’s to five miserable months on the wagon, and all the irreparable harm it has caused me. ” – Jack Torrance


156. Construction started in 1907. It was finished in 1909. The site is supposed to be located on an Indian burial ground, and I believe they actually had to repel a few Indian attacks as they were building it.


157. “Jack stood by his shoulder, very much aware of the scent of Ullman’s cologne. All my men wear English Leather or they wear nothing at all came into his mind for no reason at all, and he had to clamp his tongue between his teeth to keep in a bray of laughter.”


158. (Jack Nicholson) "Well, it's certainly got plenty of that."


159. (Shelley Duvall) "I just wanna go back to my room."


160. “Forever… and ever… and ever. ” — Grady Twins


161. “Off to California in that tired old VW with the disintegrating fuel pump like a family of dustbowl Okies?”


162. Jack Torrance: Wendy?


163. “And in the bug, which moved upward more surely on the gentler grade, he kept looking out between them as the road unwound, affording occasional glimpses of the Overlook Hotel, its massive bank of westward-looking windows reflecting back the sun. It was the place he had seen in the midst of the blizzard, the dark and booming place where some hideously familiar figure sought him down long corridors carpeted with jungle.”


164. (Danny Lloyd) "Tony's a little boy who lives in my mouth."


165. “People who shine can sometimes see things that are gonna happen, and I think sometimes they can see things that did happen. But they’re just like pictures in a book.”


166. “Here’s Johnny!!!” – Quotes From The Shining #TheShining #ShiningMovieQuotes #ShiningQuotes


167. “White man’s burden, Lloyd, my man, white man’s burden. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


168. (Shelley Duvall) "Yeah?"


169. “Monsters are real. Ghosts are too. They live inside of us, and sometimes, they win.”


170. “Mr. Torrance, I see you can hardly have taken care of the business we discussed. ” — Grady, ‘The Shining’


171. “Some of these people from California, they don’t think things is right unless they got it hot enough to grow a palm tree in their fuckin bedroom.”


172. Perhaps they need a good talking to if you don't mind my saying so. Perhaps a bit more. My girls, sir, they didn't care for the Overlook at first. One of them actually stole a pack of matches and tried to burn it down. But I 'corrected' them sir. And when my wife tried to prevent me from doing my duty, I 'corrected' her.


173. “He pulled a red-and-blue bandana from his back pocket, blew his nose with a decisive honk, and thrust it back out of sight after a short peek into it to see if he had gotten anything interesting.”


174. “Daddy …?” He was almost asleep now. “What?” “What’s redrum?” “Red drum? Sounds like something an Indian might take on the warpath.” Silence. “Hey, doc?” But Danny was asleep, breathing in long, slow strokes.”


175. (Jack Nicholson) "Stop swingin' the bat. Put the bat down, Wendy. Wendy? Give me the bat --"


176. “It was not just Danny the Overlook was working on. It was working on him, too. It wasn't Danny who was the weak link, it was him. He was the vulnerable one, the one who could be bent and twisted until something snapped.”


177. “If we go, how long will it be before you find the local hole in Sidewinder? a voice inside him asked. The dark place with the lousy color TV that unshaven and unemployed men spend the day watching game shows on? Where the piss in the men’s room smells two thousand years old and there’s always a sodden Camel butt unraveling in the toilet bowl? Where the beer is thirty cents a glass and you cut it with salt and the jukebox is loaded with seventy country oldies? How long? Oh Christ, he was so afraid it wouldn’t be long at all. “I can’t win,” he said, very softly. That was it. It was like trying to play solitaire with one of the aces missing from the deck.”


178. “It teekles nozzing like Jock Torrance would like to teekle you, madame.”


179. “- Wendy Torrance: I just wanna go back to my room!


180. “Forever… and ever… and ever. ” — Grady Twins, ‘The Shining’


181. “As I recall, I had my own invisible friend when I was Danny’s age, a talking rooster named Chug-Chug.”


182. “Well, you know, Doc, when something happens, you can leave a trace of itself behind. Say like, if someone burns toast. Well, maybe things that happen leave other kinds of traces behind. Not things that anyone can notice, but things that people who shine can see; just like they can see things that haven’t happened yet. Well, sometimes they can see things that happened a long time ago. I think a lot of things happened right here in this particular hotel over the years. And not all of them were good. ” – Dick Hallorann


183. “I dreamed that I, that I killed you and Danny. But I didn’t just kill ya. I cut you up in little pieces. Oh my God. I must be losing my mind.”


184. “Luddite,”


185. “He had stuck his hand through some rotted flashing in high summer and that hand and his whole arm had been consumed in holy, righteous fire, destroying conscious thought, making the concept of civilized behavior obsolete. Could you be expected to behave as a thinking human being when your hand was being impaled on red-hot darning needles? Could you be expected to live in the love of your nearest and dearest when the brown, furious cloud rose out of the hole in the fabric of things (the fabric you thought was so innocent) and arrowed straight at you? Could you be held responsible for your own actions as you ran crazily about on the sloping roof seventy feet above the ground, not knowing where you were going, not remembering that your panicky, stumbling feet could lead you crashing and blundering right over the rain gutter and down to your death on the concrete seventy feet below? Jack didn’t think you could.”


186. “The moon was now shining brightly and all the bush was hushed, except for the sound of those little animals who are always busy at night-time. Angelina sniffed the night air with delight and felt very happy as she thought of the baby in her pouch.”


187. (Shelley Duvall) "Maybe, but I don't remember calling him that since I came here."


188. (Barry Nelson) "Physically, it's not a very demanding job. The only thing that can get a bit trying up here during the winter is, uh, a tremendous sense of isolation."


189. “Any big hotels have got scandals,” he said. “Just like every big hotel has got a ghost. Why? Hell, people come and go.”


190. “If you’re not bolted together tightly, you’re gonna shake, rattle, and roll before you turn thirty.”


191. ” I dreamed that I, that I killed you and Danny. But I didn’t just kill ya. I cut you up in little pieces. Oh my God. I must be losing my mind. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


192. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong.”


193. “Este lugar inhumano hace monstruos humanos.”


194. “She had decided to ask him for a divorce. She had pondered the question from a hundred different angles, had been pondering it in fact for the six months before the broken arm. She told herself she would have made the decision long ago if it hadn’t been for Danny, but not even that was necessarily true. She dreamed on the long nights when Jack was out, and her dreams were always of her mother’s face and of her own wedding.”


195. “Jack Torrance thought: Officious little prick.”


196. (Jack Nicholson) "Wendy, listen. Let me out of here and I'll forget the whole damn thing. It'll be just like nothing ever happened. Wendy, baby, I think you hurt my head real bad. I'm dizzy, I need a doctor. Honey, don't leave me here."


197. “Ich würde Sie selbst hinbringen, aber ich bin beschäftigt wie ’ne Katze, die sich in ein Wollknäuel verstrickt hat”


198. “Any big hotels have got scandals," he said. "Just like every big hotel has got a ghost. Why? Hell, people come and go. Sometimes one of em will pop off in his room, heart attack or stroke or something like that. Hotels are superstitious places. No thirteenth floor or room thirteen, no mirrors on the back of the door you come in through, stuff like that. [...]”


199. “Wendy? Darling? Light of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in. ” – Jack Torrance


200. “Accept your light and let it shine to create your own lighthouse on a stormy night. ” – Pauline Duncan-Thrasher


201. “As an author of Crime & Fiction I've known my friend Raymond Scott for several years. Raymond Scott is a trusted authority in the field of Shakespearean literature.”


202. (kill her.)


203. (Scatman Crothers) "-- a dozen jugs of black molasses, we got sixty boxes of dried milk, thirty twelve-pound bags of sugar -- Now we got dried peaches, dried apricots, dried raisins and dried prunes. You know Mrs. Torrance, you got to keep regular, if you want to be happy."


204. (Shelley Duvall) "Whoo, we made it. I didn't think it was gonna be this big, did you?"


205. Jack Torrance: I'm not gonna hurt ya...


206. “But it was a dreadful kind of curiosity, the kind that makes you peek through your fingers during the scariest parts of a scary movie.”


207. (Jack Nicholson) "Wendy, I'm home."


208. “Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters.”


209. “Behind him, the thing's temper broke through the shambling charade of normality.”


210. “Soft and sweet and mellow, the song came back and lingered, following her down into a deeper sleep where thought ceased and the faces that came in dreams went unremembered.”


211. “He was just falling asleep when all the birds started to sing and the sun peeped in at the window. ‘TWEET, TWEET!’ went the birds. SHINE SHINE went the sun.”


212. “Jack stood in the dining room just outside the batwing doors leading into the Colorado Lounge, his head cocked, listening. He was smiling faintly. Around him, he could hear the Overlook Hotel coming to life. It”


213. “I’ve been sleepwalking again, my dear. / The plants are moving under the rug.”


214. “Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself. ” – Richard Bach


215. (Jack Nicholson) "Not for me."


216. “Once you saw the face of a god in those jumbled blacks and whites, it was everybody out of the pool - you could never unsee it. Others might laugh and say it's nothing, just a lot of splotches with no meaning, give me a good old Craftmaster paint-by-the-numbers any day but you would always see the face of Christ-Our-Lord looking out at you. You had seen it in one gestalt leap, the conscious and unconscious melding in that one shocking moment of understanding. You would always see it. You were damned to always see it.”


217. “Once, during the drinking phase, Wendy had accused him of desiring his own destruction but not possessing the necessary moral fiber to support a full-blown deathwish. So he manufactured ways in which other people could do it, lopping a piece at a time off himself and their family.”


218. “A week and a half later two feet of snow lay white and crisp and even on the grounds of the Overlook Hotel.”


219. “White man’s burden, Lloyd, my man, white man’s burden. ” – Jack Torrance


220. “the way things should be and the way things are hardly ever get together.”


221. “For Jack’s father it must have been more like the fate of McTeague the dentist at the end of Frank Norris’s great novel: handcuffed to a dead man in the wasteland.”


222. “Jack Torrance looked back over his shoulder once into the impenetrable, musty-smelling darkness and thought that if there was ever a place that should have ghosts, this was it.”


223. (Scatman Crothers) "How'd you like some ice cream, Doc?"


224. (Jack Nicholson) "Danny, I'm coming."


225. ”Hello Danny. Come and play with us. Come and play with us, Danny. Forever…and ever…and ever. ” -Grady twins, ‘The Shining’


226. “Because it was frightening, they swept it quickly from their minds.”


227. “I can't crochet either.”


228. “We all remember our pleasant dreams more clearly than the scary ones.”


229. “The sleep of reason breeds monsters.”


230. “How many times, over how many years, had he—a grown man—asked for the mercy of another chance? He was suddenly so sick of himself, so revolted, that he could have groaned aloud.”


231. “He needs to be corrected, if you don’t mind me saying so. He needs a good talking-to, and perhaps a bit more. My own girls, sir, didn’t care for the Overlook at first. One of them actually stole a pack of my matches and tried to burn it down. I corrected them. I corrected them most harshly. And when my wife tried to stop me from doing my duty, I corrected her.”


232. “God wiped snot out of his nose and that was you.”


233. (Shelley Duvall) "Yeah, I know. It always takes a little time to make new friends."


234. “I and others have come to a belief that your heart is not in this. That you don’t have the belly for it. ” – Delbert Grady


235. “Once she told me I looked like the sun to her, because of my hair. I asked her if I shined like the sun, and she told me, ‘No, Daddy, you shine more like the moon, when it’s dark outside.”


236. (Shelley Duvall) "It's amazing how fast you get used to such a big place. I tell you, when we first came up here I thought it was kinda scary."


237. “You know, schizoid behavior is a pretty common thing in children. It’s accepted, because all we adults have this unspoken agreement that children are lunatics.”


238. “But it wasn’t really empty. Because here in the Overlook things just went on and on.”


239. It's just like pictures in a book, it isn't real.


240. “Little Pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair on your chinny- chin chin? Then I’ll huff… and I’ll Puff. . and I’ll blow your house in. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


241. “You'll be my friend?"


242. “- Danny Torrance: What about Room 237?


243. (Jack Nicholson) "Hi, Lloyd. Little slow tonight, isn't it?"


244. (Jack Nicholson) "Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. You didn't let me finish my sentence. I said, I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just going to bash your brains in."


245. (Jack Nicholson) "Gonna bash 'em right the f*** in."


246. “But I don’t understand things!” Danny burst out. “I do but I don’t! People … they feel things and I feel them, but I don’t know what I’m feeling!” He looked down at his lap wretchedly. “I wish I could read. Sometimes Tony shows me signs and I can hardly read any of them.”


247. “Sometimes we go outside of ourselves looking for approval from others and/or to fit in, I still even fall prey to that sometimes. Do not allow others to diminish your light due to their own fears and insecurities. Instead, let your light shine so brightly, that you illuminate a pathway for others to find their way out of the darkness!” Namaste’


248. “Your greatest test is when you are able to bless someone else while you are going through your own storm. ” – Unknown


249. (Barry Nelson) "Yeah it is. It's still hard for me to believe it happened here. It did, and I think you can appreciate why I wanted to tell you about it."


250. “You keep a good eye on your boy, Mr. Torrance. You wouldn’t want nothing to happen to him.”


251. “I think all mothers shine a little, you know, at least until their kids grow up enough to watch out for themselves.”


252. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurt all the time.


253. “They promised me I could look all I want.” It raised the mallet again. “Yes, they promise,” Danny said, “but they lie.”


254. Lloyd the Bartender: “Women. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. ”


255. “He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself. To engage in oral congress with various rodents and birds. He articulated his own proposal that all persons of Negro blood return to their native continent. He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo driver’s soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limodriver’s mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution.”


256. “For aren’t memories the true ghosts of our lives? Do they not drive all of us to words and acts we regret from time to time?”


257. “Mr. Grady. You were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out. ” – Jack Torrance


258. (Jack Nicholson) "Good. I want you to like it here. I wish we could stay here forever -- and ever -- and ever."


259. “- Jack Torrance: You are concerned about him.


260. “Just enough of a sound to slit through the red fog like an arrow—but instead of letting in sunlight, that sound let in the dark clouds of shame and remorse, the terror, the agonizing convulsion of the spirit. A clean sound with the past on one side of it and all the future on the other, a sound like a breaking pencil lead or a small piece of kindling when you brought it down over your knee. A moment of utter silence on the other side, in respect to the beginning future maybe, all the rest of his life.”


261. “Your son has a very great talent. I don’t think you are aware of how great it is. That he is attempting to use that very talent against your will. ” — Grady, ‘The Shining’


262. Danny Torrance: “What was the Donner Party?”


263. (Jack Nicholson) "or whether you don't hear me typing, or whatever the f*** you hear me doing; when I'm in here, it means that I am working, that means don't come in. Now, do you think you can handle that?"


264. “And that's when you realize what the Wagon really is, Lloyd. It's a church with bars on the windows, a church for women and a prison for you.”


265. Here's to five miserable months on the wagon, and all the irreparable harm it has caused me.


266. “No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another. ” – Charles Dickens


267. (Jack Nicholson) "The most terrible nightmare I ever had. It's the most horrible dream I ever had."


268. “If you want to give light to others you have to glow yourself. ” – Thomas S. Monson


269. “He supposed he was fascinated by that commonplace sense of history that anyone can feel glancing through the fresh news of ten or twenty years ago.”


270. I dreamed that I, that I killed you and Danny. But I didn't just kill ya. I cut you up in little pieces. Oh my God. I must be losing my mind.


271. (Shelley Duvall) "You son of a bitch. You did this to him, didn't you. How could you. How could you."


272. They were a party of settlers in covered-wagon times. They got snowbound one winter in the mountains. They had to resort to cannibalism in order to stay alive.


273. (Shelley Duvall) "The loser has to keep America clean."


274. “God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer.”


275. “He killed them, Mr. Torrance, and then committed suicide. He murdered the little girls with a hatchet, his wife with a shotgun, and himself the same way. His leg was broken. Undoubtedly so drunk he fell downstairs.” Ullman spread his hands and looked at Jack self-righteously.”


276. “You fucking drunken waste god wiped snot out of his nose and that was you”


277. “She throws away the inedible toast and looks at me, her blue eyes sad. “I'm a bad cook.”


278. “-Danny realmente tiene algo especial, un talento que a los demás nos falta. Y tal vez el Overlook también tenga algo.


279. (Jack Nicholson) "Well, that is quite a story."


280. “If brains was black powder he couldn’t blow his own nose. It’s a pity the things you see when you ain’t got a gun.”


281. “For a moment his rage was so great that he literally could not speak. The blood beat loudly in his ears. It was like getting a call from some twentieth-century Medici prince … no portraits of my family with their warts showing, please, or back to the rabble you’ll go. I subsidize no pictures but pretty pictures.”


282. “You take these.” A pair of bulky blue mittens dropped into Hallorann’s lap. “You’ll need em when you go off the road again, I guess. Cold out. You wear em unless you want to spend the rest of your life pickin your nose with a crochetin hook.”


283. “Shine so brightly that you illuminate a pathway for others to see their way out of the darkness”


284. (Jack Nicholson) "Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here."


285. Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I'll huff and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in.


286. “Łzy uzdrawiające to także te łzy, które parzą i smagają.”


287. “That's right," Jack said. "Just the elevator."


288. “‘Any big hotels have got scandals. He said, ‘Just like every big hotel has got a ghost. ’ Why? Hell, people come and go. ” – Stephen King, Author


289. “left, his own hand resting lightly on his son’s head.”


290. “Delbert Grady: Did you know, Mr. Torrance, that your son is attempting to bring an outside party into this situation? Did you know that?


291. “Ours is the responsibility to keep our lights bright for others to see and follow. ” – Thomas S. Monson


292. “the roadblock had disappeared under his fingers as magically as cotton candy dissolves on the lips.”


293. “the tasty waters of oblivion”


294. “Sometimes—


295. “God, I’d give anything for a drink.” – Quotes From The Shining #TheShining #ShiningMovieQuotes #ShiningQuotes


296. Delbert Grady: “Your wife appears to be stronger than we imagined, Mr. Torrance. Somewhat more—resourceful. She seems to have got the better of you. ”


297. “The workman cut to the left, still laying on his horn, and roared around the drunkenly weaving limousine. He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself. To engage in oral congress with various rodents and birds. He articulated his own proposal that all persons of Negro blood return to their native continent. He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo driver's soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limodriver's mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution.”


298. “Jack Torrance: The most terrible nightmare I ever had. It's the most horrible dream I ever had.


299. “It was ten o’clock. Their quarters were filled with counterfeit sleep.”


300. “I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in!” – Quotes From The Shining #TheShining #ShiningMovieQuotes #ShiningQuotes


301. “Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in.” – Quotes From The Shining #TheShining #ShiningMovieQuotes #ShiningQuotes


302. “Hi, Lloyd,” he said. “A little slow tonight, isn’t it?” Lloyd”


303. (Barry Nelson) "That's very good Jack, because, uh, for some people, solitude and isolation can, of itself become a problem."


304. ”Danny Torrance: Redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… (picks up butcher knife) redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… (picks up lipstick) redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… redrum… (writes “REDRUM” on door, starts yelling) REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM!


305. (Shelley Duvall) "Stay away. Stop it."


306. “That’s your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what. Pull your act together and just go on.”


307. Now, we're going to make a new rule. When you come in here and you hear me typing ...


308. “Danny? You listen to me. I’m going to talk to you about it this once and never again this same way. There’s some things no six-year-old boy in the world should have to be told, but the way things should be and the way things are hardly ever get together. The world’s a hard place, Danny. It don’t care. It don’t hate you and me, but it don’t love us, either. Terrible things happen in the world, and they’re things no one can explain. Good people die in bad, painful ways and leave the folks that love them all alone. Sometimes it seems like it’s only the bad people who stay healthy and prosper. The world don’t love you, but your momma does and so do I. You’re a good boy. You grieve for your daddy, and when you feel you have to cry over what happened to him, you go into a closet or under your covers and cry until it’s all out of you again. That’s what a good son has to do. But see that you get on. That’s your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what. Pull your act together and just go on.”


309. (Philip Stone) "Your wife appears to be stronger than we imagined, Mr. Torrance. Somewhat more -- resourceful. She seems to have got the better of you."


310. “Are you sure you wouldn't like to run? A game of tag, perhaps? All we have is time, you know. An eternity of time. Or shall we end it? Might as well. After all, we're missing the party.”


311. “His pictures of Pooh and Eeyore and Christopher Robin were tacked neatly to the wall, soon enough to be replaced with pin-ups and photographs of dope-smoking rock singers, she supposed. Innocence to experience.”


312. (Jack Nicholson) "For the moment, Mr. Grady. Only for the moment."


313. “At first they hadn’t been so bad, but little by little … his daddy thought about drinking a lot more. Sometimes he was angry at Mommy and didn’t know why. He went around wiping his lips with his handkerchief and his eyes were far away and cloudy.”


314. “But the lobby was dark and oh so full of shadows.”


315. “He loved his mother but he was his father’s boy.”


316. “- Stuart Ullman: Four presidents, movie stars...


317. (Scatman Crothers) "Well he looks like a Doc to me."


318. (Barry Nelson) "-- The winters can be fantastically cruel. And the basic idea is to cope with the very costly damage and depreciation which can occur. And this consists mainly of running the boiler, heating different parts of the hotel on a daily, rotating basis, repair damage as it occurs, and doing repairs so that the elements can't get a foothold."


319. “The final crushing failure. He has failed as a teacher, a writer, a husband and a father. He had even failed as a drunk.”


320. Jack Torrance: “Mr. Grady, You WERE the caretaker here. ”


321. “Não tenha medo. Sou só uma mangueira, só isso.”


322. “He’s having a Ha Loo Sin Nation.”


323. ”Hi, Lloyd. Little slow tonight, isn’t it? HA-HA-HA-HA!” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


324. Lloyd: “What will you be drinking, sir?”


325. “Inside its shell the three of them went about their early evening routine, like microbes trapped in the intestine of a monster.”


326. “But grownups were always in a turmoil, every possible action muddied over by thoughts of the consequences, by self-doubt, by selfimage, by feelings of love and responsibility.”


327. (Scatman Crothers) "What flavor ice cream do you want?"


328. “I don’t suppose they told you anything in Denver about the tragedy we had in the Winter of nineteen seventy. ” — Ullman


329. “That’s your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what.”


330. ”Construction started in 1907. It was finished in 1909. The site is supposed to be located on an Indian burial ground, and I believe they actually had to repel a few Indian attacks as they were building it. ” -Stuart Ullman, ‘The Shining’


331. (Jack Nicholson) "Good. Now why don't you start right now and get the f*** out of here? Hm?"


332. “I'm having a mid-life crisis.”


333. “He felt that he had unwittingly stuck his hand into The Great Wasps’ Nest of Life.”


334. “When it whoops, those rooms get as cold as a frigid woman with an ice cube up her works.”


335. “He went to the dresser, got the camera and the last flashcube, and gave Danny a closed thumb-and-forefinger circle. Danny smiled and gave it back with his good hand.”


336. ”Your son has quite an extraordinary talent. I don’t think you realize how extraordinary it is. ” -Delbert Grady,


337. “They took him to THE BUGHOUSE.”


338. “Mr. Grady. You were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out. ” — Jack Torrance


339. “Ah, the self-deprecating dude routine,” Hannah said. “ ‘What a lovable fuck-up I am.’ The annoying thing is that it makes you look good, but it doesn’t get me anything.”


340. “We sometimes need to create unreal monsters and bogies to stand in for all the things we fear in our real lives.”


341. “Your work is to discover who you are and then with all your heart give your light to the world. ” – Jennifer Williamson


342. (Jack Nicholson) "Danny."


343. (Jack Nicholson) "God, I'd give anything for a drink. I'd give my god****ed soul for just a glass of beer."


344. “The beauty of the covenant-keeping love between Christ and his church shines brightest when nothing but Christ can sustain it.”


345. “Croquet is bastardized roque.”


346. “The more light you allow within you the brighter the world you live in will be. ” – Shakti Gawain


347. (Shelley Duvall) "Mr Hallorann. How did you know we call Danny Doc?"


348. “But Danny could not seem to see exactly what the something was. His father was guarding that carefully, even in his own mind. Was it possible, Danny wondered, to be glad you had done something and still be so ashamed of that something that you tried not to think of it? The question was a disturbing one. He didn't think such a thing was possible... in a normal mind.”


349. Wendy Torrance: Well, I think... maybe... he should be taken to a doctor.


350. Danny Torrance: “Mr. Hallorann. What is in Room 237?”


351. “You playing small doesn’t serve the world. There’s nothing enlightening about shrinking so others won’t feel insecure around you. As you let your own light shine, you indirectly give others permission to do the same. ” – Marianne Williamson


352. (Jack Nicholson) "I'm not gonna hurt ya --"


353. “That's your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what. Pull your act together and just go on.”


354. “Oh my God. I must be losing my mind.” – Quotes From The Shining #TheShining #ShiningMovieQuotes #ShiningQuotes


355. “Some places are like people: some shine and some don’t. ” — Dick Hallorann


356. “But suddenly his daddy was there, looking at him in mortal agony, and a sorrow so great that Danny’s heart flamed within his chest. The mouth drew down in a quivering bow. “Doc,” Jack Torrance said. “Run away. Quick. And remember how much I love you.” “No,” Danny said. “Oh Danny, for God’s sake—” “No,” Danny said. He took one of his father’s bloody hands and kissed it. “It’s almost over.”


357. “Monsters are real. Ghosts are too. They live inside of us, and sometimes, they win”


358. “Monsters are real. Ghosts are too. They live inside of us, and sometimes, they win. ” – Stephen King, Author


359. “You got a biiiig surprise coming to you. You’re not going anywhere. Go check out the Snow Cat and the radio and you’ll see what I mean. Go check it out. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


360. (Jack Nicholson) "White Man's Burden, Lloyd, my man. White Man's Burden."


361. “A momentary loss of muscular coordination. A few extra footpounds of energy per second, per second. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


362. “Do old scars ever stop hurting?”


363. “Redrum. ” — Danny Torrance


364. “Across the room was a mirror, and deep down in its silver bubble a single word appeared in green fire and that word was: REDRUM.”


365. “His place was not honored, as the true opener of the way; he was only another of the ten thousand cheering extras, a doggy rolling over and sitting up on command.”


366. (Barry Nelson) "When the place was built in 1907, there was very little interest in winter sports. And this site was chosen for its seclusion and scenic beauty."


367. “She looked at Danny. His face was all eyes. His mouth was pressed into a frightened, bloodless slit.”


368. (Shelley Duvall) "It's okay, it's okay now. Really."


369. “Mundo cão, rapaz. Se você não estiver muito bem regulado, vai sacudir, espernear e rolar, antes de completar 30 anos.”


370. “Come out, come out, where ever you are. ” — Jack Torrance


371. (Jack Nicholson) "I like you, Lloyd. I always liked you. You were always the best of them. Best god****ed bartender from Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. Or Portland, Oregon, for that matter."


372. ”Here’s to five miserable months on the wagon, and all the irreparable harm it has caused me. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


373. “Ebbe l'intuizione di aver involontariamente infilato la mano nel Gran Nido di Vespe della Vita. Come immagine non valeva granché. Come cammeo della realtà, gli pareva abbastanza valido. Aveva infilato la mano in un gronda fradicia in piena estate e la mano e anche l'interno braccio erano stati consunti da un sacro fuoco di giustizia, che aveva operato il concetto di comportamento civile. Ci si può forse aspettare che uno si comporti da essere umano ragionante quando ha la mano infilzata su una fila di aghi da rammendo roventi? Ci si può aspettare di vivere nell'amore delle persone più vicine e più care quando la bruna nube infuriata si sprigiona dal buco nel tessuto delle cose (il tessuto che si riteneva fosse tanto innocente) e ti si scaglia addosso come una freccia? Si può forse essere considerati responsabili delle proprie azioni mentre ci si aggira a folle corsa sul tetto in pendenza a oltre venti metri d'altezza, senza sapere dove si va, senza ricordarsi che i piedi, mossi dal panico, possono indurti a fare una mossa improvvisa e a precipitare oltre la grondaia per trovare la morte sul cemento venti metri più in basso?”


374. (Philip Stone) "I'm sorry to differ with you sir, but you are the caretaker. You've always been the caretaker. I should know sir. I've always been here."


375. “Have you ever had a single moment’s thought about my responsibilities? Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first. Does it matter to you at all that the owners have placed their complete confidence and ‘trust’ in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a ‘contract,’ in which I have accepted that responsibility?” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


376. “Victoria Holt”


377. “And every year, folk come from all over Cornwall at Christmas time, to see Mousehole lit up with a thousand lights, shining their message of hope and a safe haven to all those who pass in peril of the sea.”


378. (Barry Nelson) "I don't suppose they told you anything in Denver about the tragedy we had in the Winter of 1970."


379. Jack Torrance: “It is so f*cking typical of you to create a problem like this when I finally have a chance to accomplish something—when I’m really into my work! I could really write my own ticket if I went back to Boulder now, couldn’t I? Shoveling out driveways? Work in a car wash? Any of that appeal to you?”


380. “So they went in together, leaving the wind to build to the low-pitched scream that would go on all night—a sound they would get to know well. Flakes of snow swirled and danced across the porch. The Overlook faced it as it had for nearly three-quarters of a century, its darkened windows now bearded with snow, indifferent to the fact that it was now cut off from the world. Or possibly it was pleased with the prospect. Inside its shell the three of them went about their early evening routine, like microbes trapped in the intestine of a monster.”


381. (Jack Nicholson) "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy."


382. (Jack Nicholson) "I'll just set my bourbon and advocaat down right there."


383. Jack Torrance: Has it ever occurred to you! Has it?!


384. “Some places are like people: some shine and some don’t. ” – Dick Hallorann


385. “I’m going to bash your brains in. Bash them right to fuck in.” He struggled up another riser. Panic”


386. (Danny Lloyd) "I don't know. I don't remember."


387. “Yes, I used to trim her topiary at least once a week.”


388. “Locked doors frowned down at him, as they had done in his dreams, the visions, only now they were in the world of real things, where the game was played for keeps.”


389. “The loser has to keep America clean. ” – Wendy Torrance


390. “Well …’ he paused a moment, troubled. ‘It would be like peeking into the bedroom and watching while they’re doing the thing that makes babies. Do you know that thing?”


391. Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.


392. “The police thought that it was what the old-timers used to call cabin fever. A kind of claustrophobic reaction which can occur when people are shut in together over long periods of time.”


393. Thank u so much!! Very helpful!!


394. “Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.”


395. (Scatman Crothers) "Do you know how I knew your name was 'Doc'? You know what I'm talking about, don't you? I can remember when I was a little boy your age -- my grandmother and I could hold entire conversations without ever opening our mouths. She called it "shining". And for a long time I thought it was only the two of us who had the shine -- just like you who thought you was the only one. But there are other folks who don't know it or don't believe it. How long have you been able to do it?"


396. “The tears that heal are also the tears that scald and scourge.”


397. (Jack Nicholson) "Things could be better, Lloyd. Things could be a whole lot better."


398. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. ” — Jack Torrance


399. (Danny Lloyd) "I'm not supposed to."


400. (Scatman Crothers) "Now think hard, Doc. Think real hard and try to remember."


401. “Todo estaba bien. Papá había vuelto, mamá lo amaba. No había nada de malo, y no todo lo que Tony le mostraba sucedía siempre.


402. “- Stuart Ullman: For some people, solitude and isolation can of itself become a problem.


403. “- Jack Torrance: I'm not gonna hurt you.


404. Wendy Torrance: “Well, I’m very confused, and I just need time to think things over!”


405. “We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won’t need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don’t fire cannons to call attention to the shining—they just shine. ” – Dwight L. Moody


406. “He was standing motionless in front of the closed elevator door. In his faded tartan bathrobe and brown leather slippers with the rundown heels, his hair all in sleep corkscrews and Alfalfa cowlicks, he looked to her like an absurd twentieth-century Hamlet, an indecisive figure so mesmerized by onrushing tragedy that he was helpless to divert its course or alter it in any way.”


407. (Danny with his arm in a cast)


408. “Here’s Johnny!” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


409. “He was a beefy man with fluffy popcorn hair, white shirt, and dark green chinos.”


410. “What’s flattery?” “Flattery,” Wendy told him, “is when your daddy says he likes my new yellow slacks even if he doesn’t or when he says I don’t need to take off five pounds.” “Oh. Is it lying for fun?” “Something very like that.” He had been looking at her closely and now said: “You’re pretty, Mommy.” He frowned in confusion when they exchanged a glance and then burst into laughter.”


411. “They were kissing peepees.”


412. “Danny huía del ruido ensordecedor, a través de retorcidos y laberínticos corredores, mientras sus pies desnudos susurraban sobre la suavidad de una selva azul y negra. Cada vez que, a sus espaldas, oía el estruendo del mazo del roqué al estrellarse contra la pared quería gritar. Pero no debía. Un grito lo delataría y entonces... REDRUM.”


413. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within.” – Maya Angelou


414. “electroencephalograph,”


415. “Wendy, I’m home. ” — Jack Torrance


416. “Wendy, I’m home. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


417. “The workman cut to the left, still laying on his horn, and roared around the drunkenly weaving limousine. He invited the driver of the limo to perform an illegal sex act on himself. To engage in oral congress with various rodents and birds. He articulated his own proposal that all persons of Negro blood return to their native continent. He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo driver’s soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limodriver’s mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution.”


418. “Jack Torrance: Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out.


419. Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I'm not gonna hurt ya. You didn't let me finish my sentence. I said I'm not gonna hurt ya. I'm just going to bash your brains in.


420. (Jack Nicholson) "Well, that sounds fine to me."


421. “Flakes of snow swirled and danced across the porch. The Overlook faced it as it had for nearly three-quarters of a century, its darkened windows now bearded with snow, indifferent to the fact it was now cut off from the world… Inside its shell the three of them went about their early evening routine, like microbes trapped in the intestine of a monster.”


422. “Come out, come out, wherever you are. ” – Jack Torrance


423. “the wide concrete walk up to the door was lined with the corpses of last summer’s flowers.”


424. “Be aware that who you are and what you have to offer can be a beacon to some lost soul. ” – Iyanla Vanzant


425. “It is the line soldier who ultimately pays for any foreign intervention,”


426. “Children have to grow into their imaginations like a pair of oversized shoes.”


427. “- Jack Torrance: Wendy, let me explain something to you. Whenever you come in here and interrupt me, you're breaking my concentration. You're distracting me. And it will then take me time to get back to where I was. You understand?


428. “I wish I could show you when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being. ” – Hafiz


429. “got to be regular if you want to be happy,”


430. “You’ve always known,” Tony continued, and he began to walk closer. For the first time, Tony began to walk closer. “You’re deep down in yourself in a place where nothing comes through. We’re alone here for a little while, Danny. This is an Overlook where no one can ever come. No clocks work here. None of the keys fit them and they can never be wound up. The doors have never been opened and no one has ever stayed in the rooms. But you can’t stay long. Because it’s coming.”


431. Jack Torrance: “I love you, Danny. I love you more than anything else in the whole world, and I’d never do anything to hurt you, never—you know that, don’t you, huh?”


432. [typed] "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy


433. Jack Torrance: “The most terrible nightmare I ever had. It’s the most horrible dream I ever had. ”


434. “- Lloyd: Women: can't live with them, can't live without them.


435. ”They were a party of settlers in covered-wagon times. They got snowbound one winter in the mountains. They had to resort to cannibalism in order to stay alive. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


436. “That’s ridiculous, Roland,” Mom says. “This is Louisiana, we don’t have basements because of the water level.”


437. “We sometimes need to create unreal monsters and bogies to stand in for all the things we fear in our real lives. ” – Stephen King, Author


438. “A lot of folks, they got a little bit of shine to them. They don't even know it. But they always seem to show up with flowers when their wives are feelin blue with the monthlies, they do good on school tests they don't even study for, they got a good idea how people are feelin as soon as they walk into a room.”


439. “grown-ups were always in a turmoil, every possible action muddied over by thoughts of the consequences, by self-doubt, by self-image, by feelings of love and responsibility. Every possible choice seemed to have drawbacks, and sometimes he didn’t understand why the drawbacks were drawbacks. It was very hard.”


440. “I would not have taken you on.” Jack’s hands were clenched tightly in his lap, working against each other, sweating. Officious little prick, officious little prick, officious—”


441. “all we adults have this unspoken agreement that children are lunatics.”


442. “And of course you two must understand why Danny’s invisible friend is named Tony instead of Mike or Hal or Dutch.”


443. “CHAPTER NINETEEN OUTSIDE 217 Danny was remembering the words of someone else who had worked at the Overlook during the season: Her saying she’d seen something in one of the rooms where … a bad thing happened. That was in Room 217 and I want you to promise me you won’t go in there, Danny … steer right clear …”


444. “As Wendy watched them they burst into a chord of tinkling, girlish laughter. She felt a smile touch her own lips; not one of them could be under sixty.”


445. “Do you have the slightest idea what a moral and ethical principle is? Do you?” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


446. Danny Torrance: “Danny isn’t here, Mrs. Torrance. Danny has gone away. ”


447. “Small children are great acceptors. They don’t understand shame, or the need to hide things. ” – Stephen King, Author


448. “There was blood and confetti in his hair.”


449. “But now whenever he comes he shows me bad things. Awful things. Like in the bathroom last night. The things he shows me, they sting me like those wasps stung me. Only Tony’s things sting me up here.” He cocked a finger gravely at his temple, a small boy unconsciously burlesquing suicide.”


450. ”Some places are like people: some shine and some don’t. ” –Dick Hallorann, ‘The Shining’


451. “."..Only Tony's things sting me like the wasps stung me." He cocked a finger gravely at his temple, a five-year old boy unconsciously burlesquing suicide.”


452. “God, I'd give anything for a drink. I'd give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer.”


453. “I’m sure a lot of it is my fault,” he said. He smiled ruefully. “And by a lot, I mean all.”


454. (Jack Nicholson) "I never laid a hand on them."


455. “The world’s a hard place, Danny. It don’t care. It don’t hate you and me, but it don’t love us, either.”


456. “Let your light shine so bright that others can find their way out of the darkness!”


457. “Dream and reality had come together without a seam.”


458. “Have you ever had a SINGLE MOMENT’S THOUGHT about my responsibilities? Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the OVERLOOK Hotel until May the FIRST. Does it MATTER TO YOU AT ALL that the OWNERS have placed their COMPLETE CONFIDENCE and TRUST in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a CONTRACT, in which I have accepted that RESPONSIBILITY? Do you have the SLIGHTEST IDEA, what a MORAL AND ETHICAL PRINCIPLE IS, DO YOU? Has it ever occurred to you what would happen to my future, if I were to fail to live up to my responsibilities? Has it ever occurred to you? HAS IT?” — Jack Torrance


459. Delbert Grady: “Mr. Torrance, I see you can hardly have taken care of the business we discussed. ”


460. “When you possess light within, you see it externally. – Anaïs Nin


461. “I’m going to bash your brains in. Bash them right to fuck in.”


462. “But see that you get on. That's your job in this hard world, to keep your love alive and see that you get on, no matter what. Pull your act together and just go on.”


463. “Here’s Johnny!” — Jack Torrance


464. ”Jack Torrance: He is a very willful boy


465. (Jack Nicholson) "I dreamed that I, that I killed you and Danny. But I didn't just kill ya. I cut you up in little pieces. Oh my God. I must be losing my mind."


466. “Torrance? What’s the trouble?” “No trouble,” he said. “The boiler’s okay and I haven’t even gotten around to murdering my wife yet. I’m saving that until after the holidays, when things get dull.”


467. “He would write it because the Overlook had enchanted him-could any other explanation be so simple or so true? He would write it for the reason he felt that all great literature, fiction and nonfiction, was written: truth comes out, in the end it always comes out. He would write it because he felt he had to.”


468. “The article had included an interview with a state trooper who theorized that many of these so-called “foo crashes” resulted from insects in the car. Wasps, a bee, possibly even a spider or moth. The driver gets panicky, tries to swat it or unroll a window to let it out. Possibly the insect stings him. Maybe the driver just loses control. Either way it’s bang!… all over. And the insect, usually completely unharmed, would buzz merrily out of the smoking wreck, looking for greener pastures. The trooper had been in favor of having pathologists look for insect venom while autopsying such victims, Jack recalled.”


469. (Naw, you got a flashlight, he the one with the searchlight.)


470. (Shelley Duvall) "Stay away from me."


471. “Sometimes human places create inhuman monsters. ” – Stephen King, Author


472. “You son of a bitch! You did this to him, didn’t you!? How could you!? How could you!?” — Wendy Torrance, ‘The Shining’


473. “I never laid a hand on him, g*dd*mn it. I didn’t. I wouldn’t touch one hair on his g*dd*mn little head. I love the little son of a b*tch! I’d do anything for him. Any f*cking thing for him. But that b*tch—as long as I live she will never let me forget what happened. ” – Jack Torrance


474. (Scatman Crothers) "Has Tony ever told you anything about this place? About the Overlook Hotel?"


475. Danny Torrance: “Do you like this hotel?”


476. “The Shining” Quotes 25 quotes


477. (Danny Lloyd) "Do you really want to go and live in that hotel for the winter?"


478. “- Delbert Grady: Your wife appears to be stronger than we imagined, Mr. Torrance. Somewhat more... resourceful. She seems to have got the better of you.


479. “Hadn't you better hear the conditions before you accept them?"


480. ”God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


481. “YOU'VE GOT YOUR POUND OF FLESH BLOOD AND ALL NOW CAN'T YOU LEAVE ME ALONE?”


482. (Scatman Crothers) "Oh. That's nice. That's the prettiest."


483. ‘Ain’t you ‘shamed, you sleepy-head!’ ”


484. “They stood on the porch in the fading light, Jack in the middle, his left arm around Danny’s shoulders and his right arm around Wendy’s waist. Together they watched as the decision was taken out of their hands.”


485. “How do you like it?” — Jack Torrance


486. “[staring at the drink in his hand] Here's to five miserable months on the wagon, and all the irreparable harm it has caused me.”


487. “- Danny Torrance: Tony's a little boy who lives in my mouth.


488. “And that’s when you realize what the Wagon really is, Lloyd. It’s a church with bars on the windows, a church for women and a prison for you.”


489. “Come play with us, Danny. ” — Grady Twins


490. “The thoughts of DIVORCE hung over the kitchen table like a cloud full of black rain, pregnant, ready to burst.”


491. “stepped backward, tripped over a hassock, fell to the lobby rug. “Jack—”


492. “Do you have the slightest idea what a moral and ethical principle is? Do you?” — Jack Torrance


493. “They had shared each other the way good friends can't even after forty years of it. He knew the boy and the boy knew him, because they each had a kind of searchlight in their heads, something they hadn't asked for, something that had just been given.


494. (Scatman Crothers) "Excuse me?"


495. “Unmask and let’s fuck!”


496. “An old proverb recurred to her: God looks after drunks and little children. Amen.”


497. “The elevator car was still six inches below floor level. Danny gazed at the difference in height between the third-floor hall and the elevator floor as if he had just sensed the universe was not as sane as he had been told.”


498. Jack Torrance: “It’s his mother. She, uh, interferes. ”


499. (Jack Nicholson) "Here's Johnny."


500. “But grown-ups were always in a turmoil, every possible action muddied over by thoughts of the consequences, by self-doubt, by self-image, by feelings of love and responsibility. Every possible choice seemed to have drawbacks, and sometimes he didn’t understand why the drawbacks were drawbacks. It was very hard.”


501. “The world's a hard place, Danny. It don't care. It don't hate you and me, but it don't love us, either. Terrible things happen in the world, and they're things no one can explain. Good people die in bad, painful ways and leave the folks that love them all alone. Sometimes it seems like it's only the bad people who stay healthy and prosper. The world don't love you, but your momma does and so do I.”


502. “- Danny Torrance: What was the Donner Party?


503. “As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way. ” – Mary Anne Radmacher


504. (Shelley Duvall) "Please. Don't hurt me."


505. “He jerked his head around to look at the dog and it was halfway down the pathway, just behind the lions now, its mouth wide and yawning. Before, it had only been a hedge clipped in the general shape of a dog, something that lost all definition when you got up close to it. But now Jack could see that it had been clipped to look like a German shepherd, and shepherds could be mean. You could train shepherds to kill.”


506. “God, I’d give anything for a drink. I’d give my god-damned soul for just a glass of beer. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


507. “It’s a pity the things you see when you ain’t got a gun.”


508. “But grown-ups were always in a turmoil, every possible action muddied over by thoughts of the consequences, by self-doubt, by self-image, by feelings of love and responsibility.”


509. (Jack Nicholson) "We don't drink."


510. “They shivered the cathedral silence of winter into a million rattling fragments.”


511. “It's time you got some of the home truths in you, Wendy. You don't seem to have internalized them, as the sociologists say. They're knocking around up in your head like a bunch of loose cueballs. You need to shoot them into the pockets. You need to understand that we are snowed in.”


512. “Don’t worry, Mom. I know all about cannibalism. I saw it on TV. ” — Danny Torrance


513. “It was ten o'clock. Their quarters were filled with counterfeit sleep.”


514. (Scatman Crothers) "Who says you ain't supposed to?"


515. ”I like you, Lloyd. I always liked you. You were always the best of them. Best goddamned bartender from Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. Or Portland, Oregon, for that matter. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


516. “Wendy jamás había imaginado que en una vida en que nada andaba físicamente mal pudiera haber tanto dolor”


517. “Come on and take your medicine!”


518. “It was just one of those things, you know. Purely an accident. My husband had, uh, been drinking, and he came home about three hours late. So he wasn’t exactly in the greatest mood that night. And, well, Danny had scattered some of his school papers all over the room, and my husband grabbed his arm and pulled him away from them. It’s—it’s just the sort of thing you do a hundred times with a child, you know, in the park or in the streets. But on this particular occasion, my husband just used too much strength, and he injured Danny’s arm. Anyway, something good did come out of it all, because he said, ‘Wendy, I’m never gonna touch another drop. And if I do, you can leave me. ’ And he didn’t, and he hasn’t had any alcohol in, uh, five months. ” – Wendy Torrance


519. “The souls of a true carpetbagger and a true debater were not far removed from each other; they were both passionately interested in the main chance.”


520. “Don’t worry, Mom. I know all about cannibalism. I saw it on TV. ” – Danny Torrance


521. “The final crushing failure. He had failed as a teacher, a writer, a husband and a father. He had even failed as a drunk.”


522. “If brains was black powder he couldn't blow his own nose”


523. “Got more patches on her than a pair of welfare overalls.”


524. (Shelley Duvall) "Doc. You just called Danny Doc twice now. We call him that sometimes like in the Bugs Bunny cartoons."


525. “My predecessor in this job left a man named Charles Grady as the Winter caretaker. And he came up here with his wife and two little girls, I think were 8 and 10. And he had a good employment record, good references, and from what I’ve been told he seemed like a completely normal individual. But at some point during the winter, he must have suffered some kind of a complete mental breakdown. He ran amuck and killed his family with an ax. Stacked them neatly in one of the rooms in the West wing and then he, he put both barrels of a shotgun in his mouth. ” – Stuart Ullman


526. “He understood a great many things about his parents, and he knew that many times they didn’t like his understandings and many other times refused to believe them.”


527. “You be careful. I’d take you myself, but I’m busy as a cat in a mess of guitar strings.”


528. “Lloyd: Women: can't live with them, can't live without them.


529. “[smashing the door to bits with an axe] Wendy, I'm home.”


530. “The tears that heal are also the tears that scald and scourge. ” – Stephen King, Author


531. “Danny looked back over his shoulder. The bloodstain had returned, only now it was fresh. It was running.”


532. “Of course we're friends ... we are both civilized men, aren't we? We've shared bed and board and bottle. We'll always be friends, and the dog collar I have on you will always be ignored by mutual consent, and I'll take good and benevolent care of you. All I ask in return is your soul. Small item. We can even ignore the fact that you've handed it over, the way we ignore the dog collar.”


533. (Shelley Duvall) "Now come on, Tony, don't be silly."


534. “Come out, come out, where ever you are. ” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


535. “White Man's Burden, Lloyd, my man! White Man's Burden.”


536. “Your son has a very great talent. I don’t think you are aware of how great it is. That he is attempting to use that very talent against your will. ” – Delbert Grady


537. “Hi, Lloyd, a little slow tonight isn't it?'


538. Danny Torrance: Redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... (picks up butcher knife) redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... (picks up lipstick) redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... redrum... (writes REDRUM" on door, starts yelling) REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM! REDRUM!


539. “beyond it the sun was poised directly between two sawtoothed peaks, casting golden light across the rock faces and the sugared snow on the high tips. The clouds around and behind this picture-postcard view were also tinted gold, and a sunbeam glinted duskily down into the darkly pooled firs below the timberline.”


540. (Jack Nicholson) "Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I'll huff and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in."


541. “Wendy, listen. Let me out of here and I'll forget the whole damn thing! It'll be just like nothing ever happened. Wendy, baby, I think you hurt my head real bad. I'm dizzy, I need a doctor. Honey, don't leave me here.”


542. Hi, Lloyd. Little slow tonight, isn't it? HA-HA-HA-HA!


543. “- Stuart Ullman: Physically, it's not a very demanding job. The only thing that can get a bit trying up here during the winter is, uh, a tremendous sense of isolation.


544. ”Jack Torrance: Has it ever occurred to you! Has it?!


545. ”Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I’ll huff and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house in. ” –Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


546. “How do you like it?” — Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


547. (Danny Lloyd) "I don't want to go there, Mrs. Torrance."


548. “Here’s Johnny!” – Jack Torrance


549. “If brains was black powder he couldn’t blow his own nose.”


550. (Jack Nicholson) "Hair of the dog that bit me, Lloyd."


551. (Scatman Crothers) "Do they know that Tony tells you things?"


552. Jack Torrance: He is a very willful boy.


553. “The cloak of the moralist sat badly on his shoulders”


554. “Let your light shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark. ” – is my favorite as it was written and copyrighted by me in 2008, Dr. Stacey A. Maxwell. .


555. “No returning smile from Ullman. He slipped Jack’s application back into a file. The file went into a drawer. The desk top was now completely bare except for a blotter, a telephone, a Tensor lamp, and an in/out basket. Both sides of the in/out were empty, too.”


556. “Il faut garder son amour vivant et aller de l'avant, quoi qu'il arrive, faire ce que l'on doit, sans jamais renoncer.”


557. “When some things happen, it can leave other traces behind. Not things anyone can notice, but things that only people with shine can see. Just like they can see things that haven't happened yet, sometimes they can see things that happened a long time ago. I think a lot of things happened in this particular hotel over the years... and not all of...” (CONTINUE READING)


558. “her whole life had been a long and easy dream to lull her helplessly into this waking nightmare.”


559. “Here’s Johnny!” - not too long until we all go mad for Halloween. The Shining is a horror classic a…


560. “Some places are like people: some shine, and some don’t.”


561. Wendy Torrance: “Yeah. It’s amazing how fast you get used to such a big place. I tell you, when we first came up here, I thought it was kinda scary. ”


562. Nurse: “Who’s Tony?”


563. “What did you call it when you were cold sober? The question was meant to be rhetorical, but his mind answered it


564. “Great splashes of dried blood, flecked with tiny bits of grayish-white tissue, clotted the wallpaper. It made Danny feel sick. It was like a crazy picture drawn in blood, a surrealistic etching of a man’s face drawn back in terror and pain, the mouth yawning and half the head pulverized— (So if you should see something … just look the other way and when you look back, it’ll be gone. Are you diggin me?)”


565. “Ogni grande albergo ha i suoi scandali, proprio come ha i suoi fantasmi.


566. “That fat fairy upstairs would scream all the way to Denver when he saw the water bill. Ain’t that right?” “I’d say that’s a remarkably astute analysis.”


567. “and if it played its cards right they could end up flitting through the Overlook’s halls like insubstantial shades in a Shirley Jackson novel, whatever walked in Hill House walked alone, but you wouldn’t be alone in the Overlook, oh no, there would be plenty of company here.”


568. “The woman in the tub had been dead for a long time. She was bloated and purple, her gas-filled belly rising out of the cold, ice-rimmed water like some fleshy island. Her eyes were fixed on Danny’s, glassy and huge, like marbles. She was grinning, her purple lips pulled back in a grimace. Her breasts lolled. Her pubic hair floated. Her hands were frozen on the knurled porcelain sides of the tub like crab claws.”


569. “Danny’s not here Mrs. Torrance. Danny has gone away. ” — Danny Torrance


570. “Come out, come out, whereever you are.”


571. (Shelley Duvall) "Well, I'm very confused, and I just need time to think things over."


572. “I love gas,” he said, and turned on one of the burners. Blue flame popped into life and he adjusted it down to a faint glow with a delicate touch. “I like to be able to see the flame you’re cookin with. You see where all the surface burner switches are?”


573. (Danny Lloyd) "Dad?"


574. “Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said, I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in. ” — Jack Torrance


575. (Jack Nicholson) "No need to rub it in, Mr. Grady."


576. “Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chiny-chin-chin? Well then I'll huff and I'll puff, and I'll blow your house in. [axes the door]”


577. (Philip Stone) "Mr. Torrance, I see you can hardly have taken care of the business we discussed."


578. (Danny Lloyd) "Tony, I'm scared."


579. ”Jack Torrance: Mr. Grady. You were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out. ”


580. (Danny Lloyd) "Yes."


581. (Jack Nicholson) "Danny. Daddy's home."


582. “Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters.― Stephen King, The Shining”


583. “Love came out of them the way love had come out of the boy and girl walking up the street and holding hands.”


584. “Jack Torrance: Wendy, let me explain something to you. Whenever you come in here and interrupt me, you're breaking my concentration. You're distracting me. And it will then take me time to get back to where I was. You understand?


585. “But he still lingered for a moment, as if waiting for the wind to take a hand and perhaps gust him down to his car.”


586. “Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said, I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in!”


587. (Jack Nicholson) "Why?"


588. (Philip Stone) "I and others have come to a belief, that your heart is not in this. That you don't have the belly for it."


589. (Scatman Crothers) "You must have called him that."


590. “Hallorann’s testicles turned into two small wrinkled sacs filled with shaved ice.”


591. “So you thought the best thing to do would be to --


592. Jack Torrance: “Wendy, let me explain something to you. Whenever you come in here and interrupt me, you’re breaking my concentration. You’re distracting me. And it will then take me time to get back to where I was. You understand?”


593. “How’d you like some ice cream, doc?” — Dick Hallorann, ‘The Shining’


594. “He would write it for the reason he felt that all great literature, fiction and nonfiction, was written: truth comes out, in the end it always comes out. He would write it because he felt he had to.”


595. (Shelley Duvall) "Well, how come you don't want to go?"


596. (you call it insanity)


597. “Flattery,” Wendy told him, “is when your daddy says he likes my new yellow slacks even if he doesn’t or when he says I don’t need to take off five pounds.” “Oh. Is it lying for fun?” “Something very like that.”


598. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurts all the time. ” – Stephen King, Author


599. “- Danny Torrance: Do you like this hotel?


600. (Scatman Crothers) "We've got canned fruits and vegetables, canned fish and meats, hot and cold syrups, Post Toasties, Corn Flakes, Sugar Puffs, Rice Krispies, Oatmeal -- and Cream of Wheat. You got --"


601. “But grownups were always in a turmoil, every possible action muddied over by thoughts of the consequences, by self-doubt, by selfimage, by feelings of love and responsibility. Every possible choice seemed to have drawbacks, and sometimes he didn't understand why the drawbacks were drawbacks. It was very hard.”


602. (Danny Lloyd) "Redrum. Redrum. REDRUM."


603. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”


604. “the porch was empty. They had gone back inside. It was as if the Overlook had swallowed them.”


605. “He'll grow out of it,” Jack said.”


606. “It occurred to him that he didn’t care much for these hedge animals. It had always seemed slightly perverted to him to clip and torture a plain old hedge into something that it wasn’t. Along one of the highways in Vermont there had been a hedge billboard on a high slope overlooking the road, advertising some kind of ice cream. Making nature peddle ice cream, that was just wrong. It was grotesque.”


607. (Jack Nicholson) "I'm not gonna hurt you."


608. “How do you get into these things, Winnifred? Do you practice?”


609. “Doc,” Jack Torrance said. “Run away. Quick. And remember how much I love you.” “No,” Danny said. “Oh Danny, for God’s sake—” “No,” Danny said. He took one of his father’s bloody hands and kissed it. “It’s almost over.”


610. Jack Torrance: Mr. Grady. You were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out.


611. “Fire will kill anything.”


612. “Tough old world, baby. If you’re not bolted together tightly, you’re gonna shake, rattle, and roll before you turn thirty. ” – Stephen King, Author


613. Delbert Grady: “I feel you will have to deal with this matter in the harshest possible way, Mr. Torrance. ”


614. “Come play with us, Danny. ” — Grady Twins, ‘The Shining’


615. “Living by your wits is always knowing where the wasps are.”


616. “he did deliver one of the two finger gestures that all Americans”


617. “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. ” – Edith Wharton


618. “- Jack Torrance: Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here.


619. “Ein Dummkopf neigt viel eher zur Klaustrophobie, und er neigt auch viel eher dazu, jemanden beim Kartenspiel zu erschießen oder ohne Überlegung einen Raubüberfall zu begehen. Er langweilt sich. Ihm bleibt nur Fernsehen oder Patiencenlegen, bei dem er betrügt, wenn er nicht rechtzeitig alle Asse draußen hat. Er hat nichts zu tun, als seine Frau anzumisten, mit den Kindern herumzunörgeln und zu saufen. Er kann nicht einschlafen, weil nichts zu hören ist. Also trinkt er, bis er müde ist, und wacht mit einem Kater auf. Er ist gereizt. Jetzt fällt vielleicht noch das Telefon aus, und die TV- Antenne wird vom Dach geweht, und wieder kann er nur grübeln und bei Patience betrügen, und er wird immer gereizter. Am Ende … knallt er drauflos.”


620. (Shelley Duvall) "What about Tony? He's lookin' forward to the hotel, I bet."


621. “The greatest terror of Danny’s life was DIVORCE, a word that always appeared in his mind as a sign painted in red letters which were covered with hissing, poisonous snakes.”


622. “Lloyd: What will you be drinking, sir?


623. “Lovin’ you baby, is just like rollin’ off a log, But if I can’t be your woman, I sure ain’t goin’ to be your dog.”


624. “Instead of going into the bar, where dark shadows sat sampling the tasty waters of oblivion,”


625. “Gas!” Hallorann cried, his voice shrill and breaking. “Gonna burn you, baby! Dig on it awhile!”


626. “Instead of being dark, they have their own terrible brilliance, and none shine so bright as the acts of cruelty we sometimes perpetrate in our own families. To look directly at such brilliance is to be blinded, and so we create any number of filters.”


627. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. ” – Jack Torrance


628. “And she’s got this kid with her, he can’t be no more than seventeen, with hair down to his asshole and his crotch bulgin like he stuffed it up with the funnypages.”


629. “I did hurt him once, okay? Completely unintentional. Could’ve happened to anybody. And it was three g*dd*mn years ago! The little f*cker had thrown all my papers all over the floor! All I tried to do was pull him up! A momentary loss of muscular coordination. A few extra foot-pounds of energy per second, per second. ” – Jack Torrance


630. “Dying was a part of living. You had to keep tuning in to that if you expected to be a whole person. And if the fact of your own death was hard to understand, at least it wasn’t impossible to accept.”


631. “very thought made her sick—made her feel that her whole life had been a long and easy dream to lull her helplessly into this waking nightmare.”


632. “You know, schizoid behavior is a


633. (Joe Turkel) "What will you be drinking, sir?"


634. “Veo salir mala luna


635. “Hello? This is Jack Torrance at 149 Mapleline Way. My son here can’t stop crying. Please send THE MEN IN THE WHITE COATS to take him to the SANNY-TARIUM. That’s right, he’s LOST HIS MARBLES. Thank you.”


636. “Wendy, listen. Let me out of here and I’ll forget the whole damn thing! It’ll be just like nothing ever happened. Wendy, baby, I think you hurt my head real bad. I’m dizzy, I need a doctor. Honey, don’t leave me here. ” – Jack Torrance


637. (Scatman Crothers) "Then chocolate it shall be."


638. “Have you ever had a single moment's thought about my responsibilities? Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first. Does it matter to you at all that the owners have placed their complete confidence and 'trust' in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a 'contract,' in which I have accepted that responsibility? Do you have the slightest idea what a 'moral and ethical principal' is? Do you? Has it ever occurred to you what would happen to my future, if I were to fail to live up to my responsibilities? Has it ever occurred to you? Has it?”


639. “- Jack Torrance: Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here. I recognize ya. I saw your picture in the newspapers. You, uh, chopped your wife and daughters up into little bits. And then you blew your brains out.


640. “Halfway to Miami International, comfortably away from the switchboard where Queems or Queems’s toadies were known to listen in, Hallorann stopped at a shopping center Laundromat and called United Air Lines. Flights to Denver? There was one due out at 6:36 P.M. Could the gentleman make that? Hallorann looked at his watch, which showed 6:02, and said he could.”


641. “Redrum. Redrum. Redrum. ” – Danny Torrance


642. “You're forty-six,” I scoff. “You're too young for that. I mean, maybe in four years...”


643. “I like you, Lloyd. I always liked you. You were always the best of them. Best g*dd*mn bartender from Timbuktu to Portland, Maine. Or Portland, Oregon, for that matter. ” – Jack Torrance


644. “Things could be better. Things could be a whole lot better. ” – Jack Torrance


645. “Stars don’t shine because they want to be seen. They shine because they are stars. ” – Alexander Den Heijer


646. (Scatman Crothers) "Does your mom and dad know about Tony?"


647. Don't worry, Mom. I know all about cannibalism. I saw it on TV.


648. “My predecessor in this job left a man named Charles Grady as the Winter caretaker. And he came up here with his wife and two little girls, I think were eight and ten. And he had a good employment record, good references, and from what I’ve been told he seemed like a completely normal individual. But at some point during the winter, he must have suffered some kind of a complete mental breakdown. He ran a muck and killed his family with an axe. Stacked them neatly in one of the rooms in the West wing and then he, he put both barrels of a shotgun in his mouth. ” — Ullman


649. “Me, I’m just as mean as a snake with the shingles. What the fuck, a man can’t help his nature.”


650. “Someday her child would be a stranger to her, and she would be strange to him … but not as strange as her own mother had become to her.”


651. “Nothing can dim the light that shines from within. ” – Maya Angelou


652. (Danny Lloyd) "Chocolate."


653. Have you ever had a single moment's thought about my responsibilities? Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first. Does it matter to you at all that the owners have placed their complete confidence and 'trust' in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a 'contract,' in which I have accepted that responsibility?


654. “He was like a man who had leaned around a corner and had seen an unexpected monster lying in wait, crouching among the dried bones of its old kills.”


655. “He had stopped drinking, but the need to be free had been just as great...”


656. “Hallorann saw a grave sort of beauty there that had been missing on the day he had first met her, some nine months ago. Then she had still been mostly girl. Now she was a woman, a human being who had been dragged around to the dark side of the moon and had come back able to put the pieces back together. But those pieces, Hallorann thought, they never fit just the same way again. Never in this world.”


657. “Sometimes human places, create inhuman monsters”


658. “How I wish you were fear.”


659. “After the adrenaline had worn off and medals had been awarded and the glory meted out, only the suffering remained after a battle.”


660. “Little pigs, little pigs, let me come in. Not by the hair of your chinny-chin-chin? Well then I’ll huff and I’ll puff, and I’ll blow your house in.”


661. (Danny Lloyd) "Mom?"


662. “- Dick Hallorann: Mrs. Torrance, your husband introduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?


663. “tasty waters of oblivion,”


664. “kill him. You have to kill him, Jacky, and her, too. Because a real artist must suffer. Because each man kills the thing he loves. Because they’ll always be conspiring against you, trying to hold you back and drag you down. Right this minute that boy of yours is in where he shouldn’t be. Trespassing. That’s what he’s doing. He’s a goddam little pup. Cane him for it, Jacky, cane him within an inch of his life. Have a drink, Jacky my boy, and we’ll play the elevator game. Then I’ll go with you while you give him his medicine. I know you can do it, of course you can. You must kill him. You have to kill him, Jacky, and her, too. Because a real artist must suffer. Because each man—” His father’s voice, going up higher and higher, becoming something maddening, not human at all, something squealing and petulant and maddening, the voice of the Ghost-God, the Pig-God, coming dead at him out of the radio and”


665. (Originally published, 2008)


666. “Shine so bright that you illuminate a pathway for others to come out of the darkness”


667. “In the midst of darkness, light persists. ” – Mahatma Gandhi


668. “It could be a work of fiction, or history, or both—a long book exploding out of this central place in a hundred directions.”


669. “You got a big surprise coming to you. You’re not going anywhere. Go check out the Snow Cat and the radio and you’ll see what I mean. Go check it out. ” – Jack Torrance


670. “The darkness around us might somewhat light up if we would first practice using the light we have in the place we are. ” – Henry S. Haskins


671. (Jack Nicholson) "Come out, come out, where ever you are."


672. (Barry Nelson) "My predecessor in this job left a man named Charles Grady as the Winter caretaker. And he came up here with his wife and two little girls, I think were eight and ten. And he had a good employment record, good references, and from what I've been told he seemed like a completely normal individual. But at some point during the winter, he must have suffered some kind of a complete mental breakdown. He ran amuck and killed his family with an axe. Stacked them neatly in one of the rooms in the West wing and then he, he put both barrels of a shot gun in his mouth."


673. “He expressed his sincere belief in the position the limo driver’s soul would occupy in the afterlife. He finished by saying that he believed he had met the limodriver’s mother in a New Orleans house of prostitution.”


674. “Well obviously some people can be put off by staying alone in a place where something like that actually happened. ” – Stuart Ullman


675. “auld lang syne.”


676. “The Shining” quotes (1980)


677. “Salió de la habitación, pensando que de nuevo había tenido un acceso de mal genio. No había sido grave, sólo lo suficiente para sentirse mal y asustado. Con una copa se le pasaría.”


678. (Shelley Duvall) "Well, let's just wait and see. We're all going to have a real good time."


679. “Yet he could not equate these simple symbols with the shifting complex reality of his mother; she satisfied his childish definition of eternity. She had been when he was not. She would continue to be when he was not again.”


680. “You got a biiiig surprise coming to you. You’re not going anywhere. Go check out the Snow Cat and the radio and you’ll see what I mean. Go check it out. ” — Jack Torrance


681. Your son has quite an extraordinary talent. I don't think you realize how extraordinary it is.


682. ” Wendy? Darling? Light, of my life. I’m not gonna hurt ya. You didn’t let me finish my sentence. I said I’m not gonna hurt ya. I’m just going to bash your brains in. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


683. “Don’t worry, Mommy,” Danny said. “He’ll be all right. He doesn’t shine. Nothing here can hurt him.” Through her tears she said, “No, I don’t believe that.”


684. “Sometimes questions could get you in a whole lot of trouble. It had happened to him before.”


685. “And I can't sing. I don't even remember the shade of my natural hair color and I've had this outfit since the eighties.”


686. “His relationship with his father had been like the unfurling of some flower of beautiful potential, which, when wholly opened, turned out to be blighted inside.”


687. “My predecessor in this job left a man named Charles Grady as the Winter caretaker. And he came up here with his wife and two little girls, I think were eight and ten. And he had a good employment record, good references, and from what I've been told he seemed like a completely normal individual. But at some point during the winter, he must have...” (CONTINUE READING)


688. “Świat to trudne miejsce, Danny. Jemu nie zależy. Choć nie żywi nienawiści do ciebie i do mnie, nie darzy nas też miłością. Dzieją się na nim rzeczy straszne, których nikt nie potrafi wytłumaczyć.”


689. “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” – Shining Movie Quotes #TheShining #ShiningQuotes #JackNicholson


690. “You could be stung, but you could also sting back. He believed that sincerely.”


691. “I don’t suppose they told you anything in Denver about the tragedy we had in the Winter of nineteen seventy. ” — Ullman, ‘The Shining’


692. “Small children are great accepters. They don’t understand shame, or the need to hide things.”


693. “Even after the accident—if you could call it an accident—she had not been able to bring it all the way out, to admit that her marriage was a lopsided defeat. She had waited, dumbly hoping that a miracle would occur and Jack would see what was happening, not only to him but to her.”


694. (Scatman Crothers) "Some places are like people: some shine and some don't."


695. “just a moment his own consciousness had plunged through his daddy’s darkness to an incomprehensible word much more frightening than DIVORCE, and that word was SUICIDE.”


696. “hommasexshuls,”


697. (Shelley Duvall) "Sure I do. It'll be lots of fun."


698. (Barry Nelson) "How about your wife and son? How do you think they'll take to it?"


699. “Tough old world, baby. If you're not bolted together tightly, you're gonna shake, rattle, and roll before you turn thirty.”


700. “He saw only that his wife hated him and he felt staggered by it, all alone. He felt awful. This was what oncoming death felt like.”


701. “Forgiveness is my function as the light of the world. ” – A Course in Miracles


702. “Let your light shine today, and let your personality blossom, too. You don’t have to be a people-pleaser, just a people-lover. ” – Beth Moore


703. “She had never dreamed there could be so much pain in a life when there was nothing physically wrong. She hurt all the time. How much of it was her fault? That question haunted her. She felt like her mother. Like her father. Sometimes, when she felt like herself, she wondered what it would be like for Danny, and she dreaded the day when he grew old enough to lay blame. And she wondered where they would go. She had no doubt her mother would take her in, and no doubt that after half a year of watching her diapers remade, Danny’s meals recooked and/or redistributed, of coming home to find his clothes changed or his hair cut or the books her mother found unsuitable spirited away to some limbo in the attic … after half a year of that, she would have a complete nervous breakdown.”


704. “Small lights have a way of being seen in a dark world. ” – Neal A. Maxwell


705. “There isn’t a Seven-Eleven around here, would you believe it? And I thought they had Seven-Elevens on the fucking moon.”


706. “Do not allow others to diminish your light due to their own fears and insecurities. Instead, let your light shine so brightly, that you illuminate a pathway for others to find their way out of the darkness!” – Dr. Stacey A. Maxwell, Peace Love Wings


707. “Simply shine your light on the road ahead, and you are helping others to see their way out of darkness. ” – Katrina Mayer


708. “This whole place is such an enormous maze, I feel I’ll have to leave a trail of breadcrumbs every time I come in. ” – Wendy Torrance


709. “Danny’s not here Mrs. Torrance. Danny has gone away. ” — Danny Torrance, ‘The Shining’


710. (Jack Nicholson) "They'll love it."


711. [typed] “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. ” -Jack Torrance, ‘The Shining’


712. “Stop swingin’ the bat. Put the bat down, Wendy. Wendy? Give me the bat. ” – Jack Torrance


713. “This inhuman place makes human monsters.”


714. ”Jack Torrance: Wendy?


715. (Barry Nelson) "Well obviously some people can be put off by staying alone in a place where something like that actually happened."


716. “My father, Danny’s father. Mine, his.”


717. (Philip Stone) "Your son has quite an extradordinary talent. I don't think you realise how extraordinary it is."


718. “I can remember when I was a little boy. My grandmother and I could hold conversations entirely without ever opening our mouths. She called it, ‘shining. ’ And for a long time, I thought it was just the two of us that had the shine to us. Just like you probably thought you were the only one. But there are other folks, though mostly they don’t know it, or don’t believe it. How long have you been able to do it—why don’t you want to talk about it?” – Dick Hallorann


719. (Scatman Crothers) "Hello? Anybody here?"


720. “The carpeting on the stair risers caught, racing up to the first-floor level as if to tell dreadful good news.”


721. “The dark place with the lousy color TV that unshaven and unemployed men spend the day watching game shows on? Where the piss in the men’s room smells two thousand years old and there’s always a sodden Camel butt unraveling in the toilet bowl? Where the beer is thirty cents a glass and you cut it with salt and the jukebox is loaded with seventy country oldies?”


722. (Danny Lloyd) "nope."


723. “It was raining in the garden. Mog thought, ‘Perhaps the sun is shining in the street’. When the milkman came she ran out. The milkman shut the door. The sun was not shining in the street after all. It was raining. “


724. “closed was one sign he could read by himself, along with Stop, Exit, Pizza, and a few others.”


725. “Pero con los adultos todo era más complicado, ya que cualquier acción posible se teñía con la idea de las consecuencias, la empañaban las dudas, la imagen de sí mismo, los sentimientos de amor y responsabilidad.”


726. “Das Leben ist hart, Baby. Wenn du nicht fest zusammengeschraubt bist, fängst du schon an zu rasseln und zu klappern und auseinanderzufalten, bevor du das dreißigste Lebensjahr erreicht hast.”


727. “Are you sure self-pity is a luxury you can afford, Jack?”


728. ”Don’t worry, Mom. I know all about cannibalism. I saw it on TV. ” –Danny Torrance, ‘The Shining’

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