by Bram Stoker
Find the perfect quote to float your boat. Shmoop breaks down key quotations from Dracula.
Foreignness and 'the Other' Quotes
The impression I had was that we were leaving the West and entering the East. (1.1)
Technology and Modernization Quotes
It seems to me that the further East you go the more unpunctual are the trains. What ought they to be in China? (1.5)
There was something about them that made me uneasy, some longing and at the same time some deadly fear. I felt in my heart a wicked, burning desire that they would kiss me with those red lips. It i...
A woman ought to tell her husband everything – don't you think so, dear? (5.6)
Drugs and Alcohol Quotes
There are many odd things to put down, and, lest who reads them may fancy that I dined too well before I left Bistritz, let me put down my dinner exactly. I dined on what they call 'robber steak' [...
[…] there was that in his eyes and in his bearing which made me remember that I was a prisoner, and that if I wished it I could have no choice. The Count saw his victory in my bow, and his ma...
I am alone in the castle with those awful women. Faugh! Mina is a woman, and there is nought in common. They are devils of the Pit! (4.67)
Good vs. Evil Quotes
But my very feelings changed to repulsion and terror when I saw the whole man slowly emerge from the window, and begin to crawl down the castle wall over that dreadful abyss, face down, with his cl...