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A collection of quotations and sayings by Tim Burton on insanity, humor, Gothic, absurd, dreams, weird, movie, films, life, emotions and poetry.

45 Great Tim Burton Quotes That Give A Glimpse Of His Quirky Side

Quick Facts

Famous As: Film Director, Producer, Writer, Artist

Born On: August 25, 1958

Born In: Burbank, California, U.S.

Tim Burton is a famous American filmmaker, who has also worked as a producer, writer and animator. His creativity and visual understanding is remarkable and he is capable of thinking differently. He started his career with Disney productions where he worked as an animator and also made his first short film which was put up in the Chicago film festival and was greatly appreciated. He started off with ‘Pee-wee's Big Adventure’ which turned out to be a blockbuster movie and awarded him with instant fame. In the same decade he made several movies out of which ‘Batman’ became the biggest box-office hit. These movies laid a red carpet for him in the film industry and he made some of the most fascinating movies the world had ever seen. Burton with his unconventional style of filmmaking has achieved a lot in the film industry. He has won many awards including the ‘Emmy Award’ and the ‘Golden Guild Award’. The most noteworthy one was being nominated twice as the best director in ‘Academy Awards’. Whatever he has said or written have become quite famous as his quotes and thoughts and is quoted extensively. Go through these divergent quotes by Tim Burton to understand his skill of being extraordinary.

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

Tim Burton

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

Tim Burton

Stick Boy liked Match Girl, He liked her a lot. He liked her cute figure, he thought she was hot. But could a flame ever burn for a match and a stick? It did quite literally; he burned up quick.

Tim Burton

We all know interspecies romance is weird.

Tim Burton

Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else's dreams?

Tim Burton

But she knows she has a curse on her, a curse she cannot win. For if someone gets too close to her, the pins stick further in.

Tim Burton

Good morning starshine the earth says hello....

Tim Burton

I am the shadow on the moon at night/Filling your dreams to the brim with fright.

Tim Burton

Movies are like an expensive form of therapy for me.

Tim Burton

Son, are you happy? I don't mean to pry, but do you dream of Heaven? Have you ever wanted to die?

Tim Burton

You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.

Tim Burton

I am not a dark person and I don't consider myself dark.

Tim Burton

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

Tim Burton

My name is Jimmy, but my friends just call me the hideous penguin boy.

Tim Burton

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.

Tim Burton

Mad Matter: "Have I gone mad?" Alice: "I'm afraid so. You're entirely bonkers. But I'll tell you a secret. All the best people are.

Tim Burton

I was never interested in what everybody else was interested in. I was very interiorized. I always felt kind of sad.

Tim Burton

They took a baseball bat and whacked open his head. Mummy Boy fell to the ground; he finally was dead. Inside of his head were no candy or prizes, just a few stray beetles of various sizes.

Tim Burton

Half the fun is plan to plan

Tim Burton

And I Jack, the Pumpkin King, have grown so tired of the same old thing...

Tim Burton

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

Tim Burton

My diagnosis," he said "for better or worse, is that your son is the result of an old pharaoh's curse.

Tim Burton

For some of us, Halloween is everyday.

Tim Burton

One of the things that we were trying to do with this show was the complexities of relationships and love. There is both passion and longing and a bittersweet quality to it that is a part of life.

Tim Burton

Most people say about graveyards: "Oh, it's just a bunch of dead people. It's creepy." But for me, there's an energy to it that it not creepy, or dark. It has a positive sense to it.

Tim Burton

You don't know whether chimps are going to kill you or kiss you. They're very open on some levels and much more evil in a certain way.

Tim Burton

Stick Boy liked Match Girl, he liked her a lot. He liked her cute figure, he thought she was hot.

Tim Burton

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.

Tim Burton

One person's crazyness is another person's reality

Tim Burton

If you've ever had that feeling of loneliness, of being an outsider, it never quite leaves you. You can be happy or successful or whatever, but that thing still stays within you.

Tim Burton

And in that one grey hair I saw my whole life and I said "I think I need a hair.

Tim Burton

Minister: Welcome, brother! Do you reject Satan and all his works? Bunny Breckinridge: Sure.

Tim Burton

Can a heart break, once it's stopped beating?

Tim Burton

Voodoo girl But she knows she has a curse on her, a curse she cannot win. For if someone gets too close to her, the pins stick farther in.

Tim Burton

Unwisely, Santa offered a teddy bear to James, unaware he had been mauled by a grizzly earlier this year.

Tim Burton

Why would you want to go up there, when people are dying to get down here?

Tim Burton

Mayor: How horrible our Christmas will be! Jack Skellington: *No.* [the Mayor switches to his upset face] Jack Skellington: How *jolly*! Mayor: Oh. How *jolly* our Christmas will be

Tim Burton

The Boy with Nails in His Eyes put up his aluminum tree. It looked pretty strange because he couldn't really see.

Tim Burton

He can't fly around tall buildings, or outrun a speeding train, the only talent he seems to have is leaving a nasty stain!

Tim Burton

If you've ever had that feeling of loneliness, of being an outsider, it never quite leaves you. You can be happy or successful or whatever, but that thing still stays with you.

Tim Burton

Get away from meeeee!" Edgar -Frankiewinnie

Tim Burton

Your mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But to tell you a secret. All the best people are.

Tim Burton

Every story has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Not necessarily in that order.

Tim Burton

Alone and rejected, Mummy Boy wept, then went to the cabinet where the snack food was kept.

Tim Burton

Vanit scriver qui riposa il vecchio Jack.

Tim Burton