Robert Bloch Quotes

Who was Robert Bloch?

Robert Albert Bloch was an American fiction writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known for his book 'Psycho' on which the classic horror movie by Alfred Hitchcock was based.

Born April 5, 1917
Died September 23, 1994
Aged 77 years old

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Best Quotes by Robert Bloch

“Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.”

“Horror is the removal of masks.”

“The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.”

Psycho Quotes

“Funny how we take it for granted that we know all there is to know about another person, just because we see them frequently or because of some strong emotional tie.”


“I think perhaps all of us go a little crazy at times.”


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