Creepy Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old creepy quotes, creepy sayings, and creepy proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Creepy people do the things that decent people want to do, but have decided are not a great idea.     

Mike Birbiglia

Nothing is more frightening than a fear you cannot name.     

Cornelia Funke

It sounds creepy, but I always liked the idea of disappearing then becoming something new. That of course was before I disappeared.     

Elizabeth Hand

How frightening, that one person could mean so much, so many things.     

Colleen McCullough

There's nothing quite as frightening as someone who knows they are right.     

Michael Faraday

The really frightening thing about middle age is that you know you'll grow out of it.     

Doris Day

The frightening thing is that, to enter hell, all one has to do is nothing.     

Jared C. Wilson

The most frightening thing in the world is to discover the abnormal in that which is closest to us.     

Kobo Abe

The truly frightening flaw in humanity is our capacity for cruelty – we all have it.     

Gillian Flynn

Only one thing is more frightening than speaking your truth, and that is not speaking.     

Naomi Wolf

It's frightening when things you love appear suddenly changed from what you have always known.     

Barbara Kingsolver

The most terrifying things in the universe came from human minds.     

Frank Herbert

There is nothing more frightening than the faces of people whom one does not know but who seem to know one, and be amused by one.     

Rebecca West

The only way to avoid all frightening choices is to leave society and become a hermit, and that is a frightening choice.     

Richard Bach

It is frightening when a woman finally realizes that there is no answer to the question 'who am I' except the voice inside herself.     

Betty Friedan

What a frightening thing is the human, a mass of gauges and dials and registers, and we can only read a few and those perhaps not accurately.     

John Steinbeck

There is nothing frightening about an eternal dreamless sleep. Surely it is better than eternal torment in Hell and eternal boredom in Heaven.     

Isaac Asimov

How sad. How frightening. To be filled with so much hate that you could not even rejoice in the healing of a child...How did anyone ever come to that point?     

Stephenie Meyer

The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent.     

Stanley Kubrick

One of the most frightening things, I think, is the capacity for retroactive searching, so you can go back in time and trace who someone is in contact with and where they've been.     

Laura Poitras

The most terrifying thing is sometimes not what we see, but rather what we are forced to imagine.     

Félix J. Palma

It's terrifying to see someone inside of whom a vital spring seems to have been broken. It's particularly terrifying to see him in your mirror.     

Mignon McLaughlin

And the most terrifying question of all may be just how much horror the human mind can stand and still maintain a wakeful, staring, unrelenting sanity.     

Stephen King

In every creepy movie ever made, the barn is the prime nesting ground for the things you don't know you're looking for and always regret finding.     

Rick Yancey

The creepy thing about battle is you always feel alone.     

Samuel Fuller

It's a frightening world to be alone in.     

Jhonen Vasquez

There's nothing frightening in the dark if you just face it     

L. J. Smith

It's frightening how much things change in seventy-one years.     

Aimee Carter

Is there anything more frightening than people?     

Svetlana Alexievich

The irony is, nothing is more frightening than being frightened.     

Neel Burton