Bram Stoker

Literary Birthday – 8 November – Bram Stoker

Bram Stoker was born 8 November 1847, and died 20 April 1912.

Nine Famous Dracula Quotes

  1. No one but a woman can help a man when he is in trouble of the heart.
  2. Let me be accurate in everything, for though you and I have seen some strange things together, you may at the first think that I, Van Helsing, am mad. That the many horrors and the so long strain on nerves has at the last turn my brain.
  3. Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!
  4. Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.
  5. I have tried to keep an open mind, and it is not the ordinary things of life that could close it, but the strange things, the extraordinary things, the things that make one doubt if they be mad or sane.
  6. Remember my friend, that knowledge is stronger than memory, and we should not trust the weaker.
  7. No man knows till he has suffered from the night how sweet and dear to his heart and eye the morning can be.
  8. Ah, it is the fault of our science that it wants to explain all; and if it explain not, then it says there is nothing to explain.
  9. We learn from failure, not from success!

Bram Stoker was an Irish novelist and short story writer. He is most famous for writing Dracula. He was the personal assistant of actor Henry Irving and business manager of The Lyceum Theatre in London.

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by Amanda Patterson

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Posted on: 8th November 2013