There’s no doubt that Stephen King’s It is breaking records in theaters and turning a whole new generation of horror-lovers on to the master himself, but we understand that some die-hard fans will always like the book best.
In case you haven’t had a chance to see It: Chapter 2 yet, or in case you want another dose of small-town paranormal horror without buying another movie ticket, we’ve hand-picked quotes from the original novel that highlight the eerie realness of a story told by children about the monsters that inhabit the adult world.
“No good friends, no bad friends; only people you want, need to be with. People who build their houses in your heart.”
“Everything’s a lot tougher when it’s for real. That’s when you choke. When it’s for real.”
“Politics always change. Stories never do.”
“It was easier to be brave when you were someone else.”
“Adults are the real monsters.”
“I think that, even if we forget each other, we’ll remember in our dreams.”
“In nightmares we can think the worst. That’s what they’re for, I guess.”
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