“Sometimes dead is better.”

“The soil of a man’s heart is stonier, Louis. A man grows what he can and he tends it.”

“Sometimes dead is better, but sometimes, the dead are better than the living.”

“The Devil of the Pet Sematary does not die.”

“What they were doing was bringing something from another plane and it was coming in on the heels of a loon.”

“Just close the door and say ‘that fucker is the end of it.’”

“The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”

“It’s a place where the dead talk.”

“She’s never gone, she’s never gone, she’s never gone.”

“The place speaks to them, and they have discovered that it can answer very special prayers. If you bury something there, whatever it is will come back. Sometimes.”

“Sometimes the dead come back.”

“The essence of two in one.”

“If you wouldn’t mind awfully, Emma, I’d like to show you something.”

“She was sitting in her father’s lap, for Chrissake. Her head was in his mouth.”

“Life’s but a walking shadow, a poor player. That struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more.”

“The place knows there is an Abnormality on the loose.”

“When a pet goes on, it takes part of its master’s life with it.”

“As the kids in the HallUsed to say, “every head is haunted.””

“Her fingers were limp and to the touch they felt coldly moist.”

“All was well. All would be well.”

“Shadows piped on trees.”

“Every stone is carved in a dead language.”

“Men who brought their grief out of this land and buried it there in a hole for seventy-five cents.”

“Winds have whistled therelately,nooses sagged, but the long-legged monster of which they are only the signs and portents is still out thereand twitching.”

“I knew…with a sick sort of terror that it was not going to be easy at all, that every inch of the way was going to be hard going.”

“She’s never gone, she’s never gone.”

“No one was in there anymore.”

“The thing inside the white house would listen for a footstep on the stairs.”

“Their silence was sickening.”

“If what lay beyond hadn’t been so close by, no fall would’ve hurled over him completely.”