29 Calcifer Quotes From The Gorgeous Film, 'Howl's Moving Castle'
A fire demon, a flying castle, curses, wizards, and anime; what more could one ask for except a deeper look into one of the most loveable characters in the film 'Howl's Moving Castle'? Read Calcifer's 29 quotes below.
Calcifer is a character in Studio Ghibli's film "Howl's Moving Castle," which is a loose adaptation of the novel by the same name and written by Diana Wynne Jones.
In the film, this character is a fire demon, bound to the wizard Howl's flying castle, where he remains as a hearth, and is the force behind the castle's ability to fly, hence "Howl's Moving Castle."
The fire demon is determined to unattached himself from the castle, and so strikes a deal with the protagonist, Sophie, to remove her curse if she can figure out how to break his spell first. Read his 29 quotes below to unearth more about this character.
Calcifer’s quote: “I don't cook! I'm a scary and powerful fire demon!” | Source: AmoDays
Humorous Calcifer Quotes
“Here's another curse for you—may all your bacon burn.” — Calcifer
“I’m an extremely powerful fire demon named Calcifer! I just like to do that…” — Calcifer
“I don't cook! I'm a scary and powerful fire demon!” — Calcifer
Quotes of Calcifer Complaining and Being Sarcastic
“Of course I am. No one else does any work around here.” — Calcifer
“Fine, like moving the castle isn't hard enough!” — Calcifer
Calcifer’s quote: “Here's another curse for you—may all your bacon burn.” | Source: AmoDays
"Sophie, I'm so tired." — Calcifer
“I’m fastened to this hearth and I can’t stir so much as a foot away. I’m forced to do most of the magic around here. I have to maintain the castle and keep it moving and do all the special effects that scare people off, as well as anything else Howl wants. Howl’s quite heartless, you know.” — Calcifer
"Not on purpose! She bullied me!" — Calcifer
"She almost smothered me! If I die, Howl dies too, I hope you know." — Calcifer
"Yeah, but no one really believes that. Come on, let's be honest." — Calcifer
Calcifer’s quote: “Of course I am. No one else does any work around here.” | Source: AmoDays
"Not again!" — Calcifer
Calcifer Quotes on Curses and Magic
"Maybe. Maybe not. Listen if you can find a way to break the spell that's on me, then I'll break the spell tha'ts on you." — Calcifer
"That spell keeps me stuck in that castle!" — Calcifer
"Curses are tough. You're going to have a very rough time getting rid of that one." — Calcifer
"You shouldn't keep flying around like that. Soon you won't be able to turn back into a human." — Calcifer
Calcifer’s quote: “That spell has shortened your life by about sixty years, if I am any judge of such things.” | Source: AmoDays
"I don't envy you lady. That is one bad curse." — Calcifer
"Let me guess, the curse won't allow you to talk about it." — Calcifer
“I don’t know lady. Demons don’t make promises.” — Calcifer
"Those wizards are going to regret doing that. They'll never change back into humans." — Calcifer
“That spell has shortened your life by about sixty years, if I am any judge of such things.” — Calcifer, Diana Wynne Jones, “Howl’s Moving Castle”
More Calcifer Quotes
Calcifer’s quote: “I don’t know lady. Demons don’t make promises.” | Source: AmoDays
"No, no, no! Don't do this! Help! Help! Crazy lady with the shovel! If you kick me out that door, the castle could collapse!" — Calcifer
"I'm so sorry but that would be confidential information." — Calcifer
"I'll be okay if you do it, I think. I mean, you dumped water on me and Howl and we both survived." — Calcifer
"Yeah, I kinda missed you guys, and it looks like it's gonna rain." — Calcifer
"I didn't let them in here! Sophie crash landed her plane into my face!" — Calcifer
Calcifer’s quote: “She likes my spark!” | Source: AmoDays
“Go to bed, you fool.” — Calcifer, Diana Wynne Jones, “Howl’s Moving Castle”
"Who? The Witch of the Wastes?" — Calcifer
"But it's still the heart of a child." — Calcifer
“She likes my spark!” — Calcifer
Calcifer’s quote: “Fine, like moving the castle isn't hard enough!” | Source: AmoDays
Animation company Studio Ghibli and notably the co-founder Hayao Miyazaki, an animator, producer, screenwriter, and so much more, is renowned for its many gorgeous anime films.
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