The BIGGEST Collection Of Black Butler Quotes On The Internet

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Written by Anime Motivation

Black Butler quotes by the following characters:

  • Ciel Phantomhive.
  • Sebastian Michaelis.
  • Alois Trancy.
  • Vincent Phantomhive.
  • Lau.
  • Undertaker.
  • Claude Faustus.
  • Madame Red.
  • Elizabeth Midford.
  • Alan Humphries.
  • Grell Sutcliff.

Black Butler is the type of anime worth watching in the dubbed version, because you get to see the “real” British accents. Which fits with the British characters the anime is based on.

If you’re into deep, philosophical, and thoughtful anime quotes, Black Butler has more than most anime can compete with.

Let’s get into it!

 

100+ Black Butler Quotes:

 

1. Alois Trancy Quotes

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“Once drowned in the depths of darkness, you lose sight of light. When that light has dispersed there is no return. My light has died out long ago and so there’s nothing back for me to go back, or look forward to I shall continue to indulge myself in this darkness until it completely consumes me, then I will be nothing but an empty course left on this cold & cruel world to rot.” – Alois Trancy

 

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“My heart was entwined in a spider web. You’ll always be my Highness. I wanted your love.” – Alois Trancy

 

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“I have a dream at last. The butterfly trapped in a spiderweb has no wings. That butterfly is… me.” – Alois Trancy

 

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“Everyone, everything is happy!” – Alois Trancy

 

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“Hannah, don’t you think a sunny-side-up egg is pitiable? Its shell is broken and it’s forced to publicly show an indecorous appearance. Then it becomes an eyeball, internal organs, or a plume. And I rob it of any and all possibilities.” – Alois Trancy

 

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“Then show me those eyes. Not the eyes of those villagers who looked as if they’d seen a pile of vomit. Not the old man’s greedy, inflamed eyes. That day, those eyes. Those eyes that longed only for me, Claude.” – Alois Trancy

 

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“How does my blood smell? Do you want to devour me now?” – Alois Trancy

 

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“They should all die! All of them! Everything, annihilated!” – Alois Trancy

 

2. Vincent Phantomhive Quotes

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“There is nothing shameful about being different from others. This is your character! Ann’s red hair is really beautiful, just like the color of red spider lilies in their full bloom. Red really suits you. You should have more confidence in yourself.” – Vincent Phantomhive

 

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“Love is a magnificent thing but, incidentally, it can also give birth to dreadful tragedy.” – Vincent Phantomhive

 

3. Ciel Phantomhive Quotes

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“Death is like being born, but backwards. It only hurts for a little while, then a new life begins. A life with no sorrow, no pain, a glorious new beginning. A beginning that will last an eternity.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I prefer to have my nightmares with open eyes.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Words are cheap. There’s no guarantee she won’t tell anyone. Humans lie without a second thought. Including me, of course.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Love means money these days.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“If you stick to a “lie”, it’ll eventually become the “truth”.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“We mock their desperate wishes, and trample them like insects! Cowardly, base – we’re more demonic than demons are! I’m just like them. I’m full of the same ugliness they were. This is how humans are. It’s how we are, Sebastian!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I am not so noble that I would stake my life for someone else. Nor am I so forgiving that I would sit by and allow someone to trample me. I am selfish… and self righteous human being! That’s why! I… to clear my own shame… I used your power. Not for anyone else! But for myself!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“If we are to die one day, wouldn’t it be better to have no regrets?” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Moping around with sadness and sorrow… what will come of it? Even dead people can do that. However, I’ll live and stand on my own two legs. If we are going to die one day, wouldn’t it be better to have no regrets?” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Is there truly any human who is not arrogant?” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Only two kinds of people exist in this world, those who steal and those who are stolen from.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“You should keep your distance from me if you want to live. My place is in the shadows, yours in the light. We walk opposite paths, Aberline. It’s best that you remember that.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“We have no need for the past. All we need are the present and the future.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“To hate something that you used to love is such a painful feeling.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“However far I fall as long as there’s so much as a thread left I will use it to climb. I’ll take hold of it. I refuse to give up while I’m still human I can do that much. But every person must decide on his own whether to grab it.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“There’s nothing more deceiving than an obvious truth.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Unfortunately, in reality there is no situation where one can win merely by following the rules. There will be knights that break the rules, and even chess pieces that betray him.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“After all, justice in this world is just a bunch of principles, made by those with power to suit themselves.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I have long forgotten how to laugh as if I were having fun.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Yes, Children can be quite demanding about their games.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Pain tends to heal as time passes, but personally, I don’t want time to heal my wounds. You may think you’ve escaped the pain and forgotten it, but that’s nothing more than stagnation. You can’t move forward without the pain.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Those bound by superficial rules who do not use their pawns to the utmost are fools.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Don’t cry; it’s pathetic. Crying won’t change anything. The world is never kind to anyone.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I’m afraid when something is truly lost, one can never get it back again.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I was born to end up alone.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“We as humans have the power to do such, but whether we grab on to the thread or not is a choice we make.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I … humiliated as a pet … my house was burnt, my family was killed. I was such a… powerless kid. Therefore, I returned to this place in order to make those people who put me through such fate taste the same humiliation. The successors of the generations killed three years prior would come to me as long as I am the head of the Phantomhive family that stands in their way. I’m waiting …for them to come and try to kill me here.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Forget about revenge, and live on.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“He is nothing more than one of my pawns. However, he is not a normal pawn. He is a pawn that can get across the whole board in one move.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“I’m arrogant, but not so much that I’d irresponsibly save someone just to brag about it.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“What are you lazily standing around for? You obtained me my revenge. This is an order! Come and eat my soul already! Until the very moment when you eat all my soul you are my butler – Sebastian Michaelis!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“So what? You’re another person, so of course you look different. What do you need to be ashamed for? Besides, I’m free to be with whoever I want. No one has the right to say anything about it.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“When something is gone, it will never return.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“It’s in bad taste to play games that make me feel like throwing up, Demon!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“You can only disgrace the dead so much.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“You aren’t wrong. You fought to protect your world. What’s wrong with that? In the end, “justice” is just an official line taken by those in power to serve their own ends. No one’s looking out for others. If you’re careless, you’ll be robbed. There are only two kinds of people in this world. Those who steal, and those who are stolen from. And today, I steal your futures. That’s all this is.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Listen when people are talking to you!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“If you are crying, fight against it! If you’re regretting, walk forward! Only complaining on your misfortune, you’re nothing but a common pig!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“Enough already! I’m going to feel queer if I continue to live like this!” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“There are some things you can never get back, no matter how much effort you put in. And there are some feelings of despair, that you can never ever shake off.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

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“To smile happily, I’ve… forgotten.” – Ciel Phantomhive

 

4. Undertaker Quotes

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“How sad it would be if laughter should disappear.” – Undertaker

 

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“You don’t need to tell me, I know why you came, with just one look I can tell what’s on your mind.” – Undertaker

 

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“Life isn’t that sweet. That’s why everyone wants sweet things.” – Undertaker

 

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“Wasted effort is one of the privileges of the youth.” – Undertaker

 

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“Today is a particular woman’s special gala. The final great ceremony in each human’s life. A funeral.” – Undertaker

 

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“I don’t want any of the queen’s money!” – Undertaker

 

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“Even though I told him to hold each and every soul dear. Because you hold great power you gradually fail to understand the importance of things that cannot be recovered. When it is realized and you lose your support…how many times have I given you and the others the same warning?” – Undertaker

 

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“Victoria, aye? I’m not a fan. She sits herself up so high above everyone else, and leaves the painful dirty work to the earl.” – Undertaker

 

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“The ring seems more like a collar to me. I hope that one day that collar chokes you.” – Undertaker

 

5. Elizabeth Midford Quotes

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“Poetry over philosophy. Embroidery rather than cooking. Dance instead of chess. Be an unknowing angel. Every girl born in the country of roses is raised by these three words.” – Elizabeth Midford

 

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“Weak in order to love, strong in order to protect, both in order to stay at your side.” – Elizabeth Midford

 

6. Sebastian Michaelis Quotes

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“Yes, my lord. I devote my entire being to you. Until the day… that lies become truth.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“You give up your future, lose your dream, are stained with despair… yet at the same time, you shake off you past, fight reality, and never lose your nobility.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Humans are easily tempted. When they are poised on the edge of hellish despair, and a spider-thin thread of salvation presents itself, they will invariably grasp it. No matter the human.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Humans cannot reject temptation. When they are plunged into the depths of despair, likened to hell, they will hold on to anything that may help them escape from the situation they are in, even if it’s merely a spider’s thread, no matter what sort of humans they are.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“The hungrier one is, the more satisfying one’s dinner.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Always skillfully manipulate your pieces, that’s how you survive. Use me and madam red, any piece within your reach. Even if the bodies of your pawns pile up in front of your thrown. Because if the king falls – this game is over.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“He turns his back towards the light without hesitation. That figure that charges into the abyss at a dignified pace. How beautiful and foolish.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Unlike demons, you’re base, you harbor a complicated malice, you lie… You struggle desperately, knocking down others in your way… You steal and are stolen from, you make endless excuses… And still you strive to get over the hill and far away. I suppose that’s why humans are so interesting.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“He made three requests. That I protect him and never betray him until he obtains his revenge. That I obey his orders unconditionally. And that I would never lie… to him.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“It has nothing to do with England or India. No matter where or when, it’s the same. Humanity, that is.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“I’m a butler. I can’t let my master see the form that speaks badly of my reputation.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Wanting to be loved, for that sole obstinate reason, people can even go this far.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Hatred and sorrow are power; they are yours to control. All you have to do is turn them into strength, and use that strength to move forward.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Cats are great. They don’t talk about useless things. Or do them. Nothing is cuter. They are something that don’t exist in my world. They have pets over there as well…but…it doesn’t quite compare.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Now I can show you my true nature.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“I have lived for a long time, but this is my first time meeting a space alien. What kind of counter-attack is that sparkly, smiley face expecting from me?” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“It seems your talent for dancing is non-existent. It must be crushing, young master.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Once one has rejected faith, it will become impossible for him to enter the gates of Heaven.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Under one of your orders, I am to be your pawn and your sword. So please, young master, move me into check.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Forsake the future, sacrifice your dreams, while stained with deep despair, elude the past, fight the reality, and never relinquish your nobility. Just like that, Young Master. That is the soul I wish to consume.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Those round and innocent eyes that know no filth or foulness, those tails that lovingly swish as if they belong to nobility, those paws in the soft shade of warm light pink!” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Even though I dislike being kicked by others, I do enjoy the feeling of kicking others.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“As long as there is the contract, I will protect your life. However, if you make a mistake of your own accord, you will possibly suffer a painful experience while alive. You already know that, don’t you?” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Honestly, how meaningless.. For something called love, which has neither meaning nor form. Laughable, isn’t it?” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“For a king to survive it’s good for him to be able to skillfully manipulate the other pieces using both the knight and the queen. Beneath the throne the bodies of your pieces will pile up along with your sins. You must not lose.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Yes…I am a demon. There’s no way I could understand my prey, a human’s sense of taste. What I understand is…only the taste of a human’s soul.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“Any game becomes boring when it lacks thrills.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“If it is your wish, I will follow you anywhere, even if your throne crumbles, and your shiny crown turns to rust. Even if the bodies pile up endlessly above the bottomless pile of corpses. Beside you as you lie down softly, I will be, until I hear the words “Check Mate”.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

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“However, when trying to reach your goals, you need to learn how to eat some humble pie occasionally. If you don’t, one small trip one day might mean your fall.” – Sebastian Michaelis

 

7. Grell Sutcliff Quotes

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“Ah, I can finally appear before you in my real form! Because isn’t it embarrassing to appear before a handsome guy without makeup?” – Grell Sutcliff

 

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“I’m going to use the heels of my shoes to step on this cold, uncaring face of yours! I want you to lick my shoes clean!” – Grell Sutcliff

 

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“Lately, I’ve only been encountering unsophisticated prey. My scythe and I are unsatisfied.” – Grell Sutcliff

 

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“Look what happens when you’re not fast enough! You get CUT! It’s more fun when it hurts a little bit though, isn’t it?” – Grell Sutcliff

 

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“Oh, Little Sebas-chan, I do love red the most. Hair, clothes, lipstick, I love them to be red. That’s why I love using fresh blood to do make-up for those ugly women. The more flamboyant a woman is, the more she’s as beautiful as a poisonous flower, right?” – Grell Sutcliff

 

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“A good man’s past makes people curious! But if he’s a bad man, then it makes me wanna see even more!” – Grell Sutcliff

 

8. Alan Humphries Quotes

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“I was born alone in this world and alone I will die. If this is my fate, why are tears coming out of my eyes?” – Alan Humphries

 

9. Lau Quotes

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“Can a world this interesting actually be reality?” – Lau

 

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“The spider’s web has already been woven. The more you struggle, the harder it becomes to escape from those bonds. Whatever the prey, once they get involved with me, catching them is only a matter of time.” – Lau

 

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“The earl said there’s no point in going after the small fries, but someone who tries something once will try it again, right?” – Lau

 

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“I’ve got to exterminate the bad rats infesting my city, don’t I? So I keep a cat. Meow!” – Lau

 

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“That means you will steadily sink into mud. Even if you step toward a place from which you can’t return, you choose not to reveal your screaming for help to other people, eh?” – Lau

 

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“In this world, Earl, there are people who can’t survive because of the cruelty of reality. I sell those people dreams.” – Lau

 

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“Between being eternally unable to wake from a dream, and being eternally unable to dream, which do you think would be more unfortunate? Still, both the dream that we deemed eternal, and this very reality, are destined to end someday.” – Lau

 

10. Claude Faustus Quotes

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“If he made a ripple in the long, long lazy life of a demon, then Alois Trancy’s soul also was worth cracking open, perhaps.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“Ciel Phantomhive, I will pierce your soft skin with my needle… and slowly suck out your sensual soul.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“For a mere butler, to go that far… Don’t worry, Young Master. The menial soul that can give love to one is only a butler.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“I am your loyal servant. Even if you do not try to attract my attention, I want to greedily devour you to the very end.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“Master.. I will always stay by your side. Day and night, sugar and salt, living and dead, impure and pure.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“Say, have your demonic senses weakened after devoting too much to that human’s soul?” – Claude Faustus

 

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“Passion to insincerity, lies to reality, a stray dog into an Earl.” – Claude Faustus

 

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“Passion to calm, hesitation to resolve, love to gravestones. That is the Trancy butler.” – Claude Faustus

 

11. Madame Red Quotes

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“You want to take revenge for my murdered sister? Sister would definitely have not… we would not have wanted you to be like this.” Madame Red

 

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“Aren’t you underestimating me? Aren’t I rather popular? A few words here and there and it’ll be arranged.” – Madame Red

 

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“I came to love my red hair that was just like my father’s. I came to love red. I came to love you.” – Madame Red

 

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“Because I’ve always wanted a daughter! A cute daughter who would look lovely in those long flowing dresses!” – Madame Red

 

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“I used to hate my red hair that was just like my father’s. I used to hate red.” – Madame Red

 

12. Maylene Quotes

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“These are my precious glasses that the young master bought for me! These maid outfits as well. Before I’d come here, I’d never worn anything like a skirt. I’m so happy I’m a maid now.” – Maylene

 

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“It’s useless. A tiny mouse can run anywhere…but they are always in my sight.” – Maylene

 

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“I’ll keep to what the young master has told me. To face the master with a clean mansion every day. That is a maid’s job. I wipe away the mansion’s dirt.” – Maylene

 

13. Finnian Quotes

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“Treat them kindly,’ huh? Before I came here, I don’t think I would have understood. But now, I feel like I can do it!” – Finnian

 

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“The young master doesn’t give me injections every day. The young master doesn’t kill my friends. The young master doesn’t lock me up. I love it here. That’s why I decided I’d protect it.” – Finnian

 

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“It used to be that I couldn’t go outside like this. So now it’s fun to do it every day. I can touch trees and bugs and people.” – Finnian

 

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“But my strength is too large, so Mr. Sebastian forbids me to touch anything in the kitchen.” – Finnian

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