The movie adaptation of the classic Neil Gaiman novel Coraline came out eleven years ago today and let’s face it, it’s still creepy. I absolutely love it though, so here are some great quotes in honor of the movie coming out and how it gave us all wonderful nightmares.
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“We are small but we are many
We are many we are small
We were here before you rose
We will be here when you fall.”
“It doth not hurt”, whispered a faint voice, “She will take you life and all you are and all you care’st for, and she will leave you with nothing but mist and fog. She’ll take your joy. And one day you’ll wake and your heart and soul will have gone. A husk you’ll be, a wisp you’ll be, and a thing no more than a dream on waking, or a memory of something forgotten.”
“And then, in a skittering, chittering rush, it came. The hand, running high on its fingertips, scrabbled through the tall grass and up onto a tree stump. It stood there for a moment, like crab tasting the air, and then it made one triumphant, nail-clacking leap onto the center of the tablecloth.
Time slowed for Coraline. The white fingers closed around the black key….”
“We have eyes and we have nerveses
We have tails we have teeth
You’ll all get what you deserveses
When we rise from underneath.”
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