11 Anne Rice Quotes To Help You Get Through 2022

Over the years Anne Rice has many written lines that continue to be iconic in their delivery, resonance, and poetic beauty. As we take this time to honor Anne Rice as a pioneer of the Paranormal Romance genre, we have composed a list of 11 Anne Rice quotes to help you get through 2022.

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“You do have a story inside you; it lies articulate and waiting to be written — behind your silence and your suffering.”

Anne Rice, Pandora

“Strong women are absolutely unpredictable.”

Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

“Give me a man or woman who has read a thousand books and you give me an interesting companion. Give me a man or woman who has read perhaps three and you give me a very dangerous enemy indeed.”

Anne Rice, The Witching Hour

“Ignore any loss of nerve, ignore any loss of self-confidence, ignore any doubt or confusion. Move on believing in love, in peace, and harmony, and in great accomplishment. Remember joy isn't a stranger to you. You are winning and you are strong. Love. Love first, love always, love forever.”

Anne Rice

“And books, they offer one hope -- that a whole universe might open up from between the covers, and falling into that universe, one is saved.”

Anne Rice, Blackwood Farm

“Whatever will happen will happen, but choose your companions with care. Choose them because you like to look at them and you like the sound of their voices, and they have profound secrets in them that you wish to know. In other words, choose them because you love them. Otherwise you will not be able to bear their company for very long.”

Anne Rice, The Vampire Lestat

“None of us really changes over time. We only become more fully what we are.”

Anne Rice, The Queen of the Damned

“There is one purpose to life and one only: to bear witness to and understand as much as possible of the complexity of the world- its beauty, its mysteries, its riddles.”

Anne Rice, Servant of the Bones

“The truth is, laughter always sounds more perfect than weeping. Laughter flows in a violent riff and is effortlessly melodic. Weeping is often fought, choked, half strangled, or surrendered to with humiliation.”

Anne Rice, Taltos

“Be kind. Always if you have a choice, be kind.”

Anne Rice

“Don't be a pawn in somebody's game. Find the attitude which gives you the maximum strength and the maximum dignity, no matter what else is going on.”

Anne Rice, The Witching Hour

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