Interview with the Vampire
by Anne Rice
Interview with the Vampire Quotes
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"As if [immortality] were our very birthright, which we could not come to grasp the meaning of until this time of middle life when we looked on only as many years ahead as already lay behind us." (...
Good vs. Evil Quotes
"'This brother of yours, he was possessed by the devil.'" (1.63)
Wisdom and Knowledge Quotes
"I can't tell you exactly, any more than I could tell you exactly what is the experience of sex if you have never had it." (1.82)
"'Lestat was never the vampire I am. Not at all.' The vampire did not say this boastfully. He said it as if he would truly have had it otherwise." (1.108)
"Consumed with hatred, [Lestat] looked back. Consumed with envy, nothing pleased him unless he could take it from others." (1.189)
"'It sounds as if it was like being in love.'" (1.151)
"As we beat the body, bruising the face and the shoulders, I became more and more aroused." (1.85)
"When [Lestat] had finished speaking, no other decision was possible for me." (1.74)
The Supernatural Quotes
"'I thought vampires didn't like light.'" (1.9)