"… and within his tale itself there is another kind of darkness, a history hidden from the light of narrative: shadowed, secret, and thus ineradicable."
— "The Photographer’s Tale," Daniel Mills
"It always is Christmas Eve, in a ghost story."
— Jerome K. Jerome
"And not one had described what he had seen. They just killed themselves, rather than live with the horror of it in their brains… That was the very worst of it—if only one had described what it was—any horror is preferable to that of utter uncertainty."
— The Undying Monster, Jessie Douglas Kerruish
"… the trick, the skill entailed in this delightful necromantic conjuring of things gone by is not, as might be thought, in crafting work as good as the work that inspired it really was, but in the more demanding task of crafting work as good as everyone remembers the original as being."
— Alan Moore, from his introduction to Hellboy: Wake the Devil
"It’s a perfect night for mystery and horror. The air itself is filled with monsters."
— Bride of Frankenstein