Frankenstein Quotes

Creature “I swear by the sun, and by the blue sky of Heaven, and by the fire of love that burns my heart, that if you grant my prayer, while they exist you shall never behold me again.”
Alphonse Frankenstein “Excessive sorrow prevents improvement or enjoyment, or even the discharge of daily usefulness, without such no man is fit for society.”
Creature “I was like a wild beast that had broken the toils; destroying the objects that obstructed me and ranging through the wood with a stag-like swiftness.”
Creature “Blasted as thou were, my agony was still superior to thine, for the bitter sting of remorse will not cease to rankle in my wounds until death shall close them forever.”
Creature “I am malicious because I am miserable. Am I not shunned and hated by all mankind?”
Elizabeth Lavenza “. . . and if I see but one smile on your lips when we meet, occasioned by this or any other exertion of mine, I shall need no other happiness.”
Robert Walton “Wretch!” I said,”It is well that you come here to whine over the desolation that you have made. You throw a torch into a pile of buildings, and when they are consumed, you sit among the ruins, and lament the fall. Hypocritical fiend!”
Victor Frankenstein “I had desired it with an ardent fervor that far exceeded moderation; but now that I had finished, the beauty of the dream vanished, and breathless horror and disgust filled my heart.”
Henry Clerval “My dear Frankenstein, how glad I am to see you! How fortunate that you should be here at the very moment of my alighting!”
Victor Frankenstein “None but those who have experienced them can conceive of the enticements of science. In other studies you go as far as others have gone before you, and there is nothing more to know; but in a scientific pursuit there is continual food for discovery and wonder.”
Victor Frankenstein “Before I come on board your vessel, will you have the kindness to inform me whither you are bound?”
Alphonse Frankenstein “But it is not a duty to the survivors, that we should refrain from augmenting their unhappiness by an appearance of immoderate grief?”
William Frankenstein “My papa is a syndic – he is M. Frankenstein – he will punish you”
Elizabeth Lavenza “I confess to you, my friend, that I love you, and that in my airy dreams of futurity you have been my constant friend and companion”
The Creature “all the events of that period appear confused and indistinct. A strange multiplicity of sensations seized me, and I saw, felt, heard, and smelt, at the same time”
Robert Walton “So strange an accident has happened to us, that I cannot forbear recording it, although it is very probably that you will see me before these papers can come into your possession”
Justine “I did confess, but I confessed a lie”
Henry Clerval “I had rather be with you in your solitary rambles, than with these Scotch people whom I do not know; hasten the, my dear friend, to return, that I may again feel myself somewhat at home, which I cannot do in your absence”
Elizabeth Lavenza “Answer me, I conjure you, by our mutual happiness, with simple truth – Do you not love another?”
The Creature “I am satisfied, miserable wretch! You have determined to live, and I am satisfied”

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