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Letter "V" » vampires
«Following the Jewish tradition, a dispenser of schmaltz (liquid chicken fat) is kept on the table to give the vampires heartburn if they get through the garlic defense.»
Author: Calvin Trillin
, get through
«Following the Rumanian tradition, garlic is used in excess to keep the vampires away.»
«His reserve of disdain appears endless. He could no sooner shut it off than a vampire could forgo his nightcap.»
Author: R. Z. Sheppard
, shut off
«The weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood.»
Author: Bette Davis
«And I knew my vision of the garden of savage beauty had been a true vision. There was meaning in the world, yes, and laws, and inevitability, but they had only to do with the aesthetic and in this Savage Garden, these innocent ones belonged in the vampire's arms. A thousand other things can be said about the world, but only aesthetic principles can be verified, and these things alone remain the same.»
Author: Anne Rice
, Garden of
, The Garden
«Lisa, vampires are make-believe, like elves, gremlins, and eskimos»
«One thing vampire children have to be taught early on is, don't run with wooden stakes.»
«One thing vampire children are taught is, never run with a wooden stake»
«Film spectators are quiet vampires.»
«Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.»