Tim Burton Quotes

Who is Tim Burton?

Tim Burton is an American film director known for his imaginative movies. Burton often casts Johnny Depp and his ex-wife Helena Bonham Carter.

Some of Tim Burton's most famous movies are Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Ed Wood, Sleep Hollow and Big Fish.

Born August 25, 1958

Best 21 Quotes by Tim Burton

“Adults forget that kids are their own best censors.”

“Anybody with artistic ambitions is always trying to reconnect with the way they saw things as a child.”

“Don't worry about how you 'should' draw it. Just draw it the way you see it.”

“Everything in this room is edible. Even I'm edible. But, that would be called canibalism. It is looked down upon in most societies.”

“For me, fantasy has always been a means of exploring reality: it explores the fact that your internal life, your dreams and the weird images and the things that come to you are things that are actually important tools for dealing with real issues.”

“I like the challenge of doing things you know that you maybe shouldn't do.”

“I try not to go back in retrospect and say oh, I shouldn't have done this or shouldn't have done that. You make your decisions and you live by them.”

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“I wouldn't know a good script if it bit me in the face.”

“I've always been misrepresented. You know, I could dress in a clown costume and laugh with the happy people but they'd still say I'm a dark personality.”

“I've found that the people who play villains are the nicest people in the world and people who play heroes are jerks.”

“In life people ignore the strange and unusual. I myself, am strange and unusual.”

“Johnny Depp is somebody I really love working with because he doesn't care how he looks. He wants to become weird characters and I like that.”

“Maybe it's just in America, but it seems that if you're passionate about something, it freaks people out. You're considered bizarre or eccentric. To me, it just means you know who you are.”

“Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.”

“One person's craziness is another person's reality.”

“People told me I couldn't kill Nicholson, so I cast him in two roles and killed him off twice.”

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“We all know interspecies romance is weird.”

“When I was a kid I always wanted to be a mad scientist. I don't know... a regular scientist just was no one.”

“When you don’t have many friends and you don’t have a social life you’re kind of left looking at things, not doing things. There’s a weird freedom in not having people treat you like you’re part of society or where you have to fulfill social relationships.”

“You can learn a lot from children because they see things new every day. That's the beauty of what you want to achieve as an artist - seeing things in a different way. Kids are constantly saying things that are funny and surprising and their observations are just... you know, they're like little artists themselves.”

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