35 'Edward Scissorhands' Quotes From Tim Burton's Quirky Romance

Edward Scissorhands' movie quotes that take you on a reverie

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'Edward Scissorhands' is a movie that makes us embrace our limitations and be aware of ourselves.

Tim Burton brought a new dimension to his creativity in 'Edward Scissorhands'. Johnny Depp exemplifies Edward Scissorhands's character, a humanoid making his presence felt in the world of ordinary men.

'Edward Scissorhands' quotes are Tim Burton in his element and show the world that limitations to physical ability do not deter a man from being accepted by the world. Love rules the world. Even though Johnny Depp speaks just 169 words in the movie, Edward Scissorhands, as a character tugs deep at our heartstrings. The backdrop to the movie was set in Tinsmith Cir, Lutz, Florida, accessible from Highway 52. The house still attracts curious visitors who are big fans of the 'Edward Scissorhands' movie.

If you enjoy our collection of 'Edward Scissorhands' quotes, you will also enjoy 'Beetlejuice' quotes and [big fish quotes].

'Edward Scissorhands' Love Quotes To Remember

'Edward Scissorhands' quotes from the movie transcend the barriers of external beauty and make you realize love is all we need to heal. The characters of Peg Boggs, Kim, Joyce in 'Edward Scissorhands' show that acceptance and compassion in love are pivotal for human existence. Here are a few quotes to show the same.

1."Don't be ridiculous. You're not handicapped, you're — What do they call the — exceptional?"


2."Bill: Well, this must be quite a change for you, right, Ed?

Peg Boggs: Edward, dear. I think he prefers Edward.

Bill: Oh, sure."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

3."No matter what, Edward will always be special."

-Peg Boggs.

4."The light concealing cream goes on first. Then you blend, and blend, and blend. Blending is the secret."

-Peg Boggs.

5."I know it is a little early for Christmas, Edward, but; I have a present for you. [shows Edward his soon-to-be human hands]."

-The Inventor.

6."Interviewer: What's been the best part of your new life here in town Edward?

Edward: The friends I've made."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

7."Peg: You know- damn those TV programs!

Bill: Damn them all to hell."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

8."Don't worry. I'm as harmless as cherry puh...puh..."

-Peg (On first seeing Edward).

9."Peg Boggs: What happened to you? Where are your parents? Your mother? Um...father?

Edward Scissorhands: He didn't wake up."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

10."That was the single most thrilling experience of my entire life."

-Joyce (after Edward cuts her hair).

11."Officer Allen: Will he be OK, Doc?

Psychologist: The years spent in isolation have not equipped him with the tools necessary to judge right from wrong.....It seems clear that his awareness of what we call reality is radically underdeveloped."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

Quotes From 'Edward Scissorhands' About Societal Limitations To Change

'Edward Scissorhands' quotes to make you believe in Love all the more.

Johnny Depp, Edward Scissorhands - these names became synonymous to one another. That is the strength in the portrayal of the character by Johnny Depp. These 'Edward Scissorhands' quotes show us the shallowness of the world around Edward in the movie.

12."Sweetheart, you can't buy the necessities of life with cookies."


13."Esmerelda: Have you sheep strayed so far from the flock?

Edward Scissorhands: We're not sheep."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

14."Eddie. The guys and I were talking, we'd like want to invite you to our card game on Friday night. Would you like that? Only thing is, you can't cut!"

-George (joking about Edward's hands).

15."You can't touch anything without destroying it! Who the hell do you think you are hanging around here, huh? Get the hell outta here! Go you freak!"

- Jim.

16."Man, those things are cool. You know, I bet they're razor-sharp. One karate chop to a guy's neck ."

- Kevin.

17."Bill: So Edward, did you have a productive day?

Edward: Mrs. Monroe showed me where the salon's going to be.

Edward: You could have a cosmetics counter.

Peg Boggs: Oh, wouldn't that be great.

Bill: Great.

Edward Scissorhands: And then she showed me the back room where she took all of her clothes off."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

18."Dear, stealing's not the way to get it. Stealing's not the way to get anything."

-Peg Boggs.

19."Bill: Soup's on!

Edward Scissorhands: I thought this was shish kabob."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

20."It's not heaven he's from, it's straight from the stinking flames of hell. The power of Satan is in him, I can feel it. "


21."You don't know about the wonderful world of teenage girls. They're all crazy. I don't know what it is. They reach a certain age, they develop these gland things, their bodies swell up, puff! They go crazy."


22."Edward: Kevin, you wanna play scissors, paper, stone again?

Kevin: No!

Edward Scissorhands: Why not?

Kevin: 'Cause it's boring. I always win!"

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

23."I can't eat that, he used his hands. I think it's unsanitary."

- Suzanne (at the dinner table, Edward hands her some meat with his scissors).

24."He has been sent first to tempt you. But it's not too late. You must push him from you, expel him! Trample down the perversion of nature!?"

- Esmeralda.

25."Kim: Jim, I don't love you anymore. I just want you to go, okay? Just go.

Jim: Are you serious? I'm gonna lose you to that? He isn't even human."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

26."Hey! I said, 'Stay away from her!'"

- Jim.

27."No, no, son. That's a terrible idea. We don't want him rusting up on us, do we?"


28."Peg: Kevin! Would you like it if someone was staring at you?

Kevin: I wouldn't care.

Peg: Well I would so don't do it!"

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

29."All along I felt in my gut there was something wrong with him."

- Joyce.

Winona Ryder 'Edward Scissorhands' Quotes

'Edward Scissorhands' quotes snow down from the memory lane.

Winona Ryder as Kim in the movie is a lifeline to Edward. She only gradually realizes her love for him and lives on to remember him forever. These 'Edward Scissorhands' quotes are from Kim and show her unfaltering love towards Edward.

30."Granddaughter: You could've gone up there, you still could go.

Kim: No, sweetheart. I'm an old woman now. I would rather have him remember me the way I was."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

31."Edward Scissorhands: I knew it was Jim's house.

Kim: Then... why did you do it?

Edward Scissorhands: Because you asked me to."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

32."Kim: Hold me.

Edward Scissorhands: I can't."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

33."Before he came down here, it never snowed. And afterwards, it did. I don't think it would be snowing now if he weren't still up there. Sometimes you can still catch me dancing in it."


34."Kim: Edward, I was so afraid. I thought you were dead.

Jim: (coming into the screen with a revolver) I didn't."

-'Edward Scissorhands.'

35."He's dead. The roof caved in on them. They killed each other. You can see for yourselves. See?"


Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Edward Scissorhands' Quotes, then why not take a look at 'Corpse Bride' quotes or Tim Burton quotes.


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