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Ed Wood’s quotes on drama, trying, taste, perfection, vision, movies, etc.

17 Quotes By Ed Wood Jr.

Famous As: Actor

Born On: October 10, 1924

Died On: December 10, 1978

Born In: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States

Died At Age: 54

Ed Wood Jr. was an American filmmaker and actor, known for directing horror films. After serving in the army for a few years, ED began working in the film industry. He moved to California in 1947, and started writing scripts and directing commercials as well as low-budget films. He directed more than 30 films in his career, including ‘Glen or Glenda’ (1953), ‘Bride of the Monster’ (1959), ‘Take It Out in Trade’ (1970), ‘Two Hot to Handle’ (1973), and ‘Night of the Ghouls’ (1984). He made his acting debut in ‘Glen or Glenda.’ He also appeared in a few films, such as ‘Operation Redlight’ (1969), ‘Take It Out in Trade’ (1970), ‘The Cocktail Hostesses’ (1973), ‘Five Loose Women’ (1974), and ‘Night of the Ghouls’ (1984), most of which were box-office failures. Around the 60s, he moved towards pornographic films and wrote scripts for the same.  Tim Burton also made ‘Ed Wood’ (1994), which won two ‘Academy Awards.’ We have curated some of Ed Wood’s quotes on drama, trying, taste, perfection, vision, movies, etc.

You're the ruler of the universe. Try to show a little taste!

Ed Wood

You know, it's an interesting think when you consider... The Earth people, who can think, are so frightened by those who cannot: the dead.

Ed Wood

What do you know? Haven't you heard of suspension of disbelief?

Ed Wood

Well, I started thinking about what you were saying about how your movies need to make a profit. Now, what is the one thing, if you put it in a movie, it'll be successful?

Ed Wood

We are going to finish this picture just the way I want it... because you cannot compromise an artist's vision.

Ed Wood

This story's gonna grab people. It's about this guy, he's crazy about this girl, but he likes to wear dresses. Should he tell her? Should he not tell her? He's torn, Georgie. This is drama.

Ed Wood

The wind and the rain, gives this place a gleam that just isn't natural. And the ground, alive with crawling things, crawling death.

Ed Wood

One is always considered mad when one perfects something that others cannot grasp.

Ed Wood

Nobody will ever notice that. Filmmaking is not about the tiny details. It's about the big picture.

Ed Wood

No, I'm all man. I even fought in WWII. Of course, I was wearing women's undergarments under my uniform.

Ed Wood

My girlfriend still doesn't know why her sweaters are always stretched out.

Ed Wood

Modern man is a hard-working human.

Ed Wood

In the afterlife you don't have to worry about looking for work.

Ed Wood

If I judged anybody I wouldn't have any friends.

Ed Wood

He's too short, he's too... tall, he's... just not going to work.

Ed Wood

Do you still believe it impossible we exist? You didn't actually think you were the only inhabited planet in the universe. How can any race be so stupid?

Ed Wood

Home? I have no home. Hunted, despised, living like an animal. The jungle is my home. But I will show the world that I can be its master. I will perfect my own race of people, a race of atomic supermen, which will conquer the world.

Ed Wood