Penny Dreadful Quotes
The Creature : The pansy at my feet doth the same tale repeat. Whither is fled the visionary gleam? Where is it now, the glory and the dream?
Sir Malcolm: We’re all neophytes in love. None of us have the tools, or the weapons, or the resources.
Prepared as we think we are, we’re defeated.
Dorian Gray : Passion will undo the best of us and lead only to tragedy. It’s ever thus for those who care so deeply.
Vanessa Ives : Oh, Ethan… I see… our Lord.
Vanessa Ives : Fear not old prophecies. We defy them. We make our own heaven and our own hell.
Renfield : Let her be. And let this wretched world end and let another begin. The world of the night. The world of the bat and the owl and the spider. The blessed dark.
Victor Frankenstein : It is too easy being monsters. Let us try to be human.
Dorian Gray : Do you not yet comprehend the wicked secret of the immortal? All age and die, save you. All rot and fall to dust, save you. Any child you bear becomes a crone and perishes before your eyes. Any lover withers and shrinks into incontinence and bent, toothless senility. While you, only you, never age. Never tire. Never fade. Alone. But after a time you’ll lose the desire for passion entirely, for connection with anyone. Like a muscle that atrophies from lack of use. And one day you’ll realize you’ve become like them. Beautiful and dead. You have become a perfect, unchanging portrait of yourself.
Alexander Sweet : There’s one monster who loves you for who you really are. And here he stands. I don’t want to make you good, I don’t want you to be normal. I don’t need you to be anything but who you truly are.
Justine : I would rather die here on my feet than live a lifetime on my knees.