Top 177 Creature Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Creature Quotes from famous people such as Erin O’Connor, Jason Schwartzman, Ben Dolnick, George Sand, Siobhan Fahey, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

In my job, I am portrayed as a misfit, a grandiose high

In my job, I am portrayed as a misfit, a grandiose high fashion lady or an unearthly creature. At home, it’s important I can look in the mirror, strip away the disguise and be comfortable with who stares back.
Erin O’Connor
I’m a creature of habit. I go to restaurants all the time and stuff.
Jason Schwartzman
A novel is no mere assemblage of gears; it is a wild and living being. And how are you to discern the intentions of a creature – to discover its true nature – other than by close and respectful observation?
Ben Dolnick
No human creature can give orders to love.
George Sand
I never belonged anywhere. I just felt like a creature from another planet.
Siobhan Fahey
One year, my parents hired someone in the village to dress up as Krampus for a surprise visit to our home – and they regretted it for ever. I went to the door and this huge creature was standing there. I think I passed out.
Conchita Wurst
Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image, but thee who destroys a good book, kills reason its self.
John Milton
In my acting, I have tried to do this – to present to audiences a living creature in whom they can recognise themselves or someone they know.
Luise Rainer
Without a dog, you’ll be without at least one creature who thinks you are the smartest, most decent and heroic human being on the planet.
W. Bruce Cameron
That’s kind of how my jobs have happened over the years. It’s been referrals throughout the creature effects/make-up world. The drawings happen, and they see that it’s a tall, skinny thing, and they go, ‘Let’s get Doug Jones for that.’
Doug Jones
Hey, don’t knock Judy Blume. Without her, my younger self would never have been able to decode the random acts of madness perpetrated by the fascinating creature known as the teenage girl.
Ken Marino
With eye upraised his master’s looks to scan, The joy, the solace, and the aid of man; The rich man’s guardian, and the poor man’s friend, The only creature faithful to the end.
George Crabbe
With a creature, there’s no voice, so the eyes become the voice. When you get eye-to-eye contact, a real connection, it’s limitless – and incredibly thrilling.
Jamie Wyeth
Man is a creature who walks in two worlds and traces upon the walls of his cave the wonders and the nightmare experiences of his spiritual pilgrimage.
Morris West
I have always been a fan of Jim Henson, and I love his Creature Shop creations, the skill of the puppets and the characters he creates.
Honeysuckle Weeks
Mutations can arise anywhere in the genome, in gene DNA and noncoding DNA alike. But mutations to genes have bigger consequences: They can disable proteins and kill a creature.
Sam Kean
Well, there are without doubt species of jellyfish around the world that are potentially lethal to human beings, some of which shut beaches for entire seasons. The box jellyfish of Australasia is officially the world’s most venomous creature, and has killed swimmers in the past.
Steve Backshall
If you’re in pop music, you’ve got to deal with the changing of the guard every few years. By the time the ’70s arrived, I was well aware of the cyclical nature of the game. Pop music is a creature of the moment; it thrives on the mood of its time. Either you hook into that or you’re not going to be part of it.
Paul Anka
I free-form it, rock n’ roll it. I’m a creature of risk, so I don’t know how I’m going to explore a Beethoven symphony until I’m doing it.
Charles Hazlewood
Black Widow’ is a metaphor for this innocent young girl who gets infected with life, traumas, experiences, and the balance of light and darkness. She becomes this poised and powerful creature. That’s the album.
Maria Brink
An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
Leo Rosten
When I was a child, I was raised Catholic. Somewhere, I didn’t fit with the saints and holy men. I discovered the monsters – in Boris Karloff, I saw a beautiful, innocent creature in a state of grace, sacrificed by sins he did not commit.
Guillermo del Toro
Obviously, with a CGI character, you’re building a character in much the same way as a real creature is built. You build the bones, the skeletons, the muscles. You put layers of fat on. You put a layer of skin on which has to have a translucency, depending on what the character is.
Peter Jackson
I don’t know of any other creature on earth other than man that will sit in a corner and cry because of some painful experience in the past.
Pat Morita
We can finish a house, but never a home. Once you fall in love with a house, you find continual pleasures in fixing it up and making innovations that satisfy your creature’s comforts.
Alexandra Stoddard
There are dozens of references to God in the Scriptures for every one to the figure of Satan. This reflects a sometimes forgotten theological truth that the devil is by no means God’s counterpart. He is a creature, not the Creator.
John Ortberg
Man is the creature of circumstances.
Robert Owen
T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.
Clement Clarke Moore
I’m not a creature of habit. I like to find things from unexpected sources.
Norman Foster
I’m a creature of habit.
Tyler Childers
I want to hear from the creature who isn’t blessed with unbelievable good looks and incredible genes. I want to hear from the geek girl, the forgotten girl, the invisible girl and the miserable girl.
Shirley Manson
I got a job in advertising. So even though I was writin

I got a job in advertising. So even though I was writing, I was always supporting myself. That’s the thing that would matter for my father, who was absolutely a creature of the Great Depression.
Peter Carey
You don’t have to be in pursuit of a body beautiful to wish yourself to be the flexuously willowy creature you once were or, failing that, just to be able to pick up something you have dropped.
Howard Jacobson
A mutt is a dog. He is the stuff of dogginess, a creature allied to species, not breed, and untrammeled by human hand or preference.
Jean Hanff Korelitz
I don’t really miss anything, I’m so focussed on what I have to do – I’m so focussed on my work – that I don’t miss any creature comforts.
Ant Middleton
I was obliged to stand there, holding the leash of this creature for their welcoming publicity shots, implying that this was some kind of image the decided to have of me.
Barbara Steele
They call me ‘sweet,’ and ‘gentle’; and some of the men go the length of calling me ‘endearing,’ and I laugh in my sleeve and think, ‘Oh, Lord! If you but knew what a brimstone of a creature I am behind all this beautiful amiability!’
Jane Welsh Carlyle
What a wonderful phenomenon it is, carefully considered, when the human eye, that jewel of organic structures, concentrates its moist brilliance on another human creature!
Thomas Mann
Have you ever held a snake? They are so strong. You can see why there are so many myths about them: they are unlike any other creature. It’s extraordinary how that little brain can keep everything moving in different directions.
Michelle Paver
I couldn’t hold a candle to how adventurous Steve was. He found life intoxicating, and he was just in awe of every living creature.
Terri Irwin
The only time I felt I was different was when one of my friends said, ‘I hate reading’ and I stared at her like, ‘What kind of an alien creature are you?!’ Because it was so incomprehensible to me that someone could dislike reading! That really started my desire to help other children love reading and writing.
Adora Svitak
His mouth had been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum.
Kingsley Amis
I finished ‘Beautiful Creature,’ and I felt somewhat unfulfilled. I felt like this other side of me needed to be released. Some of the songs I left off the album weren’t intense enough to be what I wanted. They weren’t hard enough.
Juliana Hatfield
He must pull out his own eyes, and see no creature, before he can say, he sees no God; He must be no man, and quench his reasonable soul, before he can say to himself, there is no God.
John Donne
Nerds… the ‘nerd’ has never been precisely defined, thanks to the psychological complexity of the creature. The word has connotations of some level of intelligence. The typical nerd is a male with intelligence but no sense of giving it a manly face.
Tom Wolfe
Almost nobody believes anymore that infants are insensate blobs. It seems both mad and evil to deny experience and feeling to a laughing, gurgling creature.
Paul Bloom
The bitterest creature under heaven is the wife who discovers that her husband’s bravery is only bravado, that his strength is only a uniform, that his power is but a gun in the hands of a fool.
Pearl S. Buck
It seems to limit you; when you’re working in an office, you’re a creature in a small cell under somebody’s supervision and surveillance.
Jack Vance
I feel trapped in my body. I want to be like like Scarlett Johansson in ‘Lucy,’ when she unlocks everything within her – I want to do that. I want to be the alien in ‘Arrival’ – a spitty, infinite-time-loop creature.
Perfume Genius
All great art is the work of the whole living creature, body and soul, and chiefly of the soul.
John Ruskin
I, poor creature, worn out with scribbling for my bread and my liberty, low in spirits and weak in health, must leave others to wear the laurels which I have sown, others to eat the bread which I have earned. A common case.
John Adams
What more felicity can fall to creature, than to enjoy delight with liberty?
Edmund Spenser
I define myself by my work, so I’d be a sad creature without working. I just wouldn’t get up in the morning.
Toyah Willcox
It’s hard not to be the straight man when Zach Galifianakis is there. He’s such a delightfully bizarre creature. Everything he does is so surprising. He’s such a live wire. It’s just so exciting to watch.
Kate McKinnon