Most Inspirational Tim Burton Quotes Can Show You Right Direction

Today we are going to talk about a person who doesn’t need any introduction as everyone knows him. Yes he is Timothy Walter Burton, who is known as an American director, artist, writer, producer, and animator.

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He has worked with actor Johnny Depp and composer Danny Elfman, while his filmmaking career spans super hits including Ed Wood (1994), Sleepy Hollow (1999), Corpse Bride (2005), Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (2007) and Dark Shadows (2012). He has also starred Helena Bonham Carter, is his former domestic partner, in several films.

There he is considered one of the finest writers, Tim Burton quotes are highly praised all around the world. He was born on August 25, 1958 in Burbank, California, United States, though when it comes to his writings, Burton has written and illustrated the poetry book titled “The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy & Other Stories,” and was published in 1997 by British publishing house Faber and Faber.

He is also famous for his other ventures are a collection of his sketches, drawings and other artwork, “The Art of Tim Burton,” was released in 2009. Burton’s sketches were acclaimed entitled “The Napkin Art of Tim Burton: Things You Think About in a Bar”.

Like his hand owns magic to draw influential characters, same as Burton’s brain is too creative who has developed most inspirational and motivational quotations for all who need encouragement, mental healing, and brainwaves.

Here Are The Best Of The Best Tim Burton Quotes With Required Motivation And Inspiration;  

“Good morning starshine the earth says hello….” _Tim Burton


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


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


“I did some sports. It was a bit frustrating. I wasn’t the greatest sports person.” _Tim Burton

“I am not a big technology person. I don’t go on the Internet really much at all. Drawing is like a zen thing; it’s private, which in this day and age is harder to come by.” _Tim Burton


“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.” _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


“It’s good as an artist to always remember to see things in a new, weird way.” _Tim Burton

“Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?” _Tim Burton


“We all know interspecies romance is weird.” _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


“Visions are worth fighting for. Why spend your life making someone else’s dreams?” _Tim Burton

“I find that the most special thing to me is if you’ve connected to people in some way: If someone comes up to you on the street and says something to you, and you know it’s meant something to them, and it’s connected to some project.” _That, I find, is amazing. Tim Burton


“A lot of things you see as a child remain with you… you spend a lot of your life trying to recapture the experience.” _Tim Burton


“Things that I grew up with stay with me. You start a certain way, and then you spend your whole life trying to find a certain simplicity that you had. It’s less about staying in childhood than keeping a certain spirit of seeing things in a different way.” _Tim Burton


“I am not a dark person and I don’t consider myself dark.” _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


“One person’s craziness is another person’s reality.” _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


“Anybody who knows me knows I would never read a comic book.” _Tim Burton


“I used to have a phone machine that you turn ‘on’ and ‘off,’ which was great. Now, it’s so technological that it’s like going down the rabbit hole.” _Tim Burton


“I keep thinking I’m going to miss it back in Los Angeles. But I don’t. The only thing I miss is driving out in the desert in the Southwest.” _Tim Burton


“Danny Elfman, the composer, tells me the only time he thinks I’m happy is when I’m on the scoring stage, and I see the pressure’s on him and it’s a little off me.” _Tim Burton


“I think a lot of kids feel alone and slightly isolated and in their own world.” _Tim Burton

“I never really got nightmares from movies. In fact, I recall my father saying when I was three years old that I would be scared, but I never was.” _Tim Burton


“When I was growing up, Dr. Seuss was really my favorite. There was something about the lyrical nature and the simplicity of his work that really hit me.” _Tim Burton


“I’ve always been more comfortable making my decisions from the subconscious level, or more emotionally, because I find it is more truthful to me; Intellectually, I don’t think like that because I get uncomfortable.” _Tim Burton


“One person’s crazyness is another person’s reality.” _Tim Burton


“People say I am stuck in childhood, but it’s not that. I remember seeing a Matisse retrospective, and you could see he started out one way, and then he tried something different, and then he seemed to spend his whole life trying to get back to the first thing.” _Tim Burton


“I think of Ray Harryhausen’s work – I knew his name before I knew any actor or director’s names. His films had an impact on me very early on, probably even more than Disney. I think that’s what made me interested in animation: His work.” _Tim Burton


“I never really got nightmares from movies. In fact, I recall my father saying when I was three years old that I would be scared, but I never was.” _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


“I’ve always been more comfortable making my decisions from the subconscious level, or more emotionally, because I find it is more truthful to me; Intellectually, I don’t think like that because I get uncomfortable.” _Tim Burton


“If I’d said, ‘I’m going to be a director,’ it probably wouldn’t have happened.” _Tim Burton

“When it comes to art and science, people don’t like a lot of either. Instead of being open to it, they’re closed off about it.” _Tim Burton


“I don’t look at my films or my old drawings much, so that was an interesting way to kind of reconnect with myself a bit.” _Tim Burton


“When I went to Warner Bros., there was a woman named Bonnie Lee who was an executive who helped me to get to ‘Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.” _Tim Burton


“I’ve often been accused of, ‘Oh the movies looked good but there’s no story,’ but I disagree with that in theory, and ‘9’ is a perfect example for me because the feel, the texture, and the look of that world, and those characters, is the story. That’s a maj” _Tim Burton


“I don’t know what it was, maybe the movie theaters in my immediate surrounding neighbourhood in Burbank, but I never saw what would be considered A movies.” _Tim Burton


“I can’t remember any dreams in my life. There’s so much strange in real life that it often seems like a dream.” _Tim Burton


“When you’re making a movie, it’s a very interiorised world.” _Tim Burton



“I get so tired of people saying, ‘Oh, you only make fantasy films and this and that’, and I’m like, ‘Well no, fantasy is reality’, that’s what Lewis Carroll showed in his work.” _Tim Burton


“I never saw Frankenstein or King Kong or the Creature from the Black Lagoon as bad guys. They were the good guys.” _Tim Burton


“I’ve found that the people who play villains are the nicest people in the world, and people who play heroes are jerks. It’s like people who play villains work out all their problems on screen, and then they’re just really wonderful people.” _Tim Burton


“In Hollywood, they think drawn animation doesn’t work anymore, computers are the way. They forget that the reason computers are the way is that Pixar makes good movies. So everybody tries to copy Pixar. They’re relying too much on the technology and not enough on the artists.” _Tim Burton


“I started to do stop-motion when I was a kid. You take a Super 8 and make some models, and move, click, move, click. All that. I love all forms of animation, but there is something unique and special to stop-motion: it’s more real and the set is lit like a set. But I think it’s also a kind of lonely and dark thing to want to do.” _Tim Burton


“It’s hard to find logic in things sometimes. That’s why I can’t analyze things too much, because it often doesn’t make much sense.” _Tim Burton


“It’s people who you’ve seen that have given you a lot. In some ways, I felt they helped me psychologically because you see these people up on the screen going through torment and being on the outside, and somehow you relate to them, and it helps you get through life. It’s a real honour and pleasure to then meet these people.:” _Tim Burton


“I remember early in my career with Disney, which was a very strange time in the company – there were a couple of executives who were very supportive of me and kind of let me do my own thing.” _Tim Burton


“I always liked strange characters.” _Tim Burton



“There’s something quite exciting when you have a history with somebody and you see them do new and different things.” _Tim Burton


“It’s like getting into film – I didn’t say early on, ‘I’m going to become a filmmaker,’ ‘I’m going to show my work at MoMA.’ When you start to think those things, you’re in trouble.” _Tim Burton


“Jack Nicholson is a textbook actor who’s very intuitive. He is absolutely brilliant at going as far as you can go, always pushing to the edge, but still making it seem real.” _Tim Burton


“When people are deprived of a sense, their other senses get heightened. If you’re culturally devoid of something – of weather, of artistry, of interesting architecture, all the way down the line to culture itself – you’re either forced to give in and get that car dealership, or you manufacture those things for yourself.” _Tim Burton


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


“There’s something about seeing this little inanimate object coming to life that’s just very exciting. That’s why with ‘Nightmare’ I held out for so long to do it.” _Tim Burton


“To be honest, whatever troubles I’ve had, I’ve also gotten the opportunities to do things.” _Tim Burton


“I guess I feel so tortured most of the time, when I see someone else feeling tortured, I get a little perverse glee out of it.” _Tim Burton


“Things like ‘mad as a hatter’ or ‘grinning like a Cheshire cat’, are so powerful that music and songs incorporate the imagery. Writers, artists, illustrators, a lot of them have incorporated that.” _Tim Burton


“Working on ‘Nightmare Before Christmas,’ I had endless arguments, like the studio saying, ‘You can’t have a main character that’s got no eyeballs!’ ‘How is anybody going to feel for somebody with just eyesockets?’ You know? So, it’s those kind of things that really wear you down.” _Tim Burton


“If I had a choice about going to a meeting at a studio or changing a nappy, I’d choose the nappy.” _Tim Burton


“It was a weird reaction to ‘Batman Returns,’ because half the people thought it was lighter than the first one, and half the people thought it was darker. I think the studio just thought it was too weird – they wanted to go with something more child- or family-friendly. In other words, they didn’t want me to do another one.” _Tim Burton


“Whether you like it or not, a child really connects you to that time when everything’s new. It’s so important – not just for artistic endeavors, but for humanity.” _Tim Burton


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


“Anybody who knows me knows I would never read a comic book. And I certainly would never read anything written by Kevin Smith.” _Tim Burton


“My parents suffered from that ideal of a perfect nuclear family. They found that a difficult pressure, I think.” _Tim Burton