The best Quotes by Tim Burton

The best Quotes by Tim Burton

Timothy Walter Burton (born August 25, 1958) is an American filmmaker, animator, and artist. Among other films, he is known for Batman (1989), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Planet of the Apes (2001), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Alice in Wonderland (2010), and Wednesday (2022).

Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else's dreams?
One person's crazyness is another person's reality.
Anybody with artistic ambitions is always trying to reconnect with the way they saw things as a child.
I have a problem when people say something's real or not real, or normal or abnormal. The meaning of those words for me is very personal and subjective. I've always been confused and never had a clearcut understanding of the meaning of those kinds of words.
Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.
I wouldn't know a good script if it bit me in the face.
I always liked strange characters.
I can't remember any dreams in my life. There's so much strange in real life that it often seems like a dream.
Anybody who knows me knows I would never read a comic book. And I certainly would never read anything written by Kevin Smith.

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And why do we fall, Bruce? So we can learn to pick ourselves up!
Alfred in Batman - Begins
You see, madness, as you know, is like gravity. All it takes is a little push!
Joker in Batman - The Dark Knight
Sometimes the truth isn't good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded...
Batman in Batman - The Dark Knight
I believe whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you... stranger.
Joker in Batman - The Dark Knight
I wouldn't give up my family for anything. Not for all the chocolate in the world.
Everything in this room is eatable. Even I'm eatable. But that is called cannibalism, my dear children, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies.
Why would I wanna send a person? They don't taste very good at all.
Rainbow drops - suck them and you can spit in six different colours.
If you don't know where you want to go, then it doesn't matter which path you take.
Alice: "How long is forever?"
White Rabbit: "Sometimes, just one second."
It is impossible only if you think it is.
The Mad Hatter in Alice In Wonderland
I'm not crazy - my reality is just different from yours.
Life's no fun without a good scare!
This is Halloween, this is Halloween
Pumpkins scream in the dead of night
This is Halloween, everybody make a scene
Trick or treat till the neighbors gonna die of fright
It's our town, everybody scream
In this town of Halloween
There's an empty place in my bones
That calls out for something unknown
The fame and praise come year after year
Does nothing for these empty tears
Jack Skellington in The Nightmare Before Christmas
And sit together, now and forever
For it is plain as anyone can see
We're simply meant to be
Anytime you introduce scale differences in two characters acting on a screen, it complicates things immensely... but the net result is something you don't see everyday, which makes it interesting.
Robert Stromberg (Production Designer)
They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops. And that's true. What they don't tell you, is that once time starts again, it moves extra fast to catch up.
Edward Bloom in Big Fish
Sometimes, the only way to catch an uncatchable woman is to offer her a wedding ring.
Edward Bloom in Big Fish
Kept in a small bowl, they will remain small. With more space, the fish can double, triple or quadruple its size.
Edward Bloom in Big Fish
In telling the story of my father's life, it's impossible to separate the fact from the fiction, the man from the myth. The best I can do is to tell it the way he told me. It doesn't always make sense, and most of it never happened. But that's what kind of story this is.
Will Bloom in Big Fish
Sweetheart, you can't buy the necessities of life with cookies.
Interviewer: "What's been the best part of your new life here in town, Edward?"
Edward: "The friends I've made."
Edward: "Kevin, you wanna play scissors, paper, stone again?"
Kevin: "No!"
Edward: "Why not?"
Kevin: "'Cause it's boring. I always win!"
People are scared of things that are different.
Weems: "No doubt you'll find something that tickles your fancy."
Wednesday: "The last person who tickled me lost a finger."
Wednesday Addams in Wednesday - Season 1 Episode 2
Just as long as you're lakeside cheering us to victory on race day... or you can just glare uncomfortably. Whatever works for you.
Enid Sinclair in Wednesday - Season 1 Episode 2
Dead people are notoriously bad at returning calls.
Wednesday Addams in Wednesday - Season 1 Episode 2
Larissa: "So you automatically assume a Nevermore student is the murderer, even though there's no evidence a crime was even committed."
Donovan: "I'm sorry. I forgot, you only teach the good outcasts here, right?"
Donovan Galpin in Wednesday - Season 1 Episode 2
California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
Don't let anybody tell you different, man: The main goal in life careerwise should always be to try to get paid to simply be yourself.
There are many people in the country today who, through no fault of their own, are sane. Some of them were born sane. Some of them became sane later in their lives.
You must be the change you want to see in the world.
People live their lives bound by what they accept as correct and true. That's how they define reality. But what does it mean to be correct or true? Merely vague concepts. Their reality may all be a mirage. Can we consider them to simply be living in their own world, shaped by their beliefs?
Philippe: "Tell me Driss, why do you think people are interested in art?"
Driss: "I don't know, it's a business?"
Philippe: "No. That's because it's the only thing one leaves behind."
Driss in Intouchables
Normal is in the eye of the beholder.
Liking comic books is popular, environmental awareness, being tolerant. If I was just born ten years later, I would have been the coolest person ever.
Morton Schmidt in 21 Jump Street

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