17 Famous The Shining Quotes – Horrifying and Creepy

Famous The Shining quotes from the movie “The Shining”. This film was released in the year 1980 and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The story is based on the novel “The Shining” written by Stephen King, but the film story is portrayed in a very much different manner compared to the original novel. This film is so deeply expressed with many subliminal messages.

Some glimpses from famous the shining quotes.

The Shining Quotes Jack Torrance

Stanley Kubrick is well known for subliminal messages in his movies. He is well known as an influential director.

Wendy
“This whole place is such an enormous maze, I feel I’ll have to leave a trail of breadcrumbs every time I come in.”
Jack
“White man’s burden, Lloyd, my man. White man’s burden.”
Danny
“Don’t worry, mom. I know all about cannibalism. I saw it on TV.”
Dick Hallorann
“Well, you know, Doc, when something happens, it can leave a trace of itself behind. Say like, if someone burns toast. Well, maybe things that happen leave other kinds of traces behind. Not things that anyone can notice, but things that people who ‘shine’ can see, just like they can see things that haven’t happened yet. Well, sometimes they can see things that happened a long time ago. I think a lot of things happened right here in this particular hotel over the years. And not all of them was good.”
Jack
“Have you ever thought, for a single solitary moment, about my responsibilities to my employers? Has it ever occurred to you that I have agreed to look after the Overlook Hotel until May the first. Does it matter to you at all that the owners have placed their complete confidence and trust in me, and that I have signed a letter of agreement, a contract, in which I have accepted that responsibility? Do you have the slightest idea what a moral and ethical principle is? Do you?” 

The Shining Scary Quotes

Jack
“When I came up here for my interview, it was as though I had been here before. We all have moments of déjà vu, but this was ridiculous. It was almost as though I knew what was going to be around every corner.” 
Delbert Grady
“I’m sorry to differ with you sir, but you are the caretaker. You’ve always been the caretaker. I should know sir. I’ve always been here.”
Jack
“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.”
Jack Torrance
Here’s to five miserable months on the wagon and all the irreparable harm that it’s  caused me.
17 Famous The Shining Quotes - Horrifying and Creepy

Famous The Shining Quotes

Famous The Shining Quotes
Lloyd: He had four presidents who stayed here, lots of movie stars.

Wendy: Royalty? Lloyd:  All the best people.

The Shining Quotes about Isolation

Jack Torrance
I said I’m not gonna hurt you.I’m just gonna bash your brains.
Jack Torrance
Hair the dog that bit me.
Jack Torrance:
Wendy I’m home….
Danny Torrance
Don’t worry mum I know all about cannibalism, I saw it on TV.
Jack Torrance
See it’s okay, he saw it on the television. 
Jack Torrance
Here’s Johnny.

Famous The Shining Quotes

Conversation Inside the Washroom - Famous The Shining Quotes
Jack Torrance: Here Jeezy.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Great is a Delbert Grady.

Jack Torrance: Grady.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Yes sir.

Jack Torrance: Delbert Grady.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): That’s right sir.

Jack Torrance:  Mr. Grady haven’t I seen you somewhere before..

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): What is a I didn’t believe so… (removing stains from the suit)..ha..ha… ha..its coming off now sir.

Jack Torrance:  It’s Grady weren’t you want the caretaker here.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Fine essa I didn’t believe sir.

Jack Torrance: You were a married man are you Mr. Grady.

House Keeper(Delbert Grady): Yes sir I have a wife and two daughters. sir.

Jack Torrance: hmm and where are they now?

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Oh that somewhere around, I’m not quite sure of the moment sir.

Jack Torrance:  Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here I recognize you I saw your picture in the newspapers you…chopped your wife and daughter up into little bits and then you blew your brains out.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): That’s strange that I don’t have any recollection of that at all.

Jack Torrance:  Mr. Grady, you were the caretaker here.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): I’m sorry to differ with you sir, but you are the caretaker, you always been the caretaker I should know sir I’ve always been here… did you know mr. Torrance but you’re son is attempting to bring an outside party into this situation. did you know that ?

Jack Torrance: No…

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): He is Mr. Torrance.

Jack Torrance: who?

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): A [ __ ] [ __ ] [ __ ] cook, your son has a very great talent.  I don’t think you are aware of how great it is,  but he is attempting to use that very talent against your will.

Jack Torrance:  He is a very wonderful boy.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Indeed he is Mr. Torrance a very willful boy. A rather naughty boy, if I may be so bold.

Jack Torrance:  It’s his mother. she interferes.

House Keeper (Delbert Grady): Perhaps they need a good talking-to if you don’t mind me saying so. Perhaps a bit more. My girls they didn’t care for the Overlook at first one of them actually stole a pack of matches and tried to burn them down but I corrected them Sir, and when my wife tried to prevent me from doing my duty I corrected her.

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