Abraham Stoker, who was better known by his nickname Bram, was an author from Ireland, who wrote the legendary gothic novel Dracula in 1897. Stoker studied mathematics at the prestigious Trinity College in Dublin and since he had been a theatre buff during his days a student, he secured a job as theatre critic at the publication Dublin Evening Mail. Later on he got on touch with actor Henry Irving and became his assistant, before being appointed as the manager at the famous Lyceum Theater. However, Stoker will always be known for being the author of Dracula, that went on to become one of the greatest novels in the genre of gothic fiction of all time and has been read by millions of people all over the world. The book has also been the subject of several plays, telivision series and films. His other notable works include, The Primrose Path, Miss Betty, Lady Athlyne, The Shoulder of Shasta, The Lair of the White Worm and The Jewel of Seven Stars among others. Stoke is without doubt one of the most significant authors to have ever lived and here are some of the more famous quotes from his life and work.
It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment.
I read that every known superstition in the world is gathered into the horseshoe of the Carpathians, as if it were the centre of some sort of imaginative whirlpool; if so my stay may be very interesting.