Quotes from Horror Greats: Clive Barker

Any Clive Barker fans out there?

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“Writing about the unholy is one way of writing about what is sacred. ”- Clive Barker

“Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.” ― Clive Barker

“Welcome to the worst nightmare of all, reality!”― Clive Barker

“So we make stories of our own, in fevered and envious imitation of our Maker, hoping that we’ll tell, by chance, what God left untold. And finishing our tale, come to understand why we were born.”
― Clive Barker

“It is great good health to believe as the Hindus do that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world. It is great good health to want to understand one s dreams. It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical. It is sickness of the profoundest kind to believe that there is one reality. There is sickness in any piece…

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2 responses to “Quotes from Horror Greats: Clive Barker

  1. I wouldn’t say I’m a fan but I read and loved Weaveworld. I like his quotes, too.


  2. I enjoyed Weaveworld – although by the end of it I felt there was one or two too many weaves for my liking. 🙂


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