If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.
The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.
People say I make strange choices, but they’re not strange for me. My sickness is that I’m fascinated by human behavior, by what’s underneath the surface, by the worlds inside people.
My body is my journal, and my tattoos are my story.
Just keep moving forward and don’t give a shit about what anybody thinks. Do what you have to do, for you.
I try to stay in a constant state of confusion just because of the expression it leaves on my face.
A dishonest man you can always trust to be dishonest.
Everything here is edible; even I’m edible. But that, dear children, is cannibalism, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies.
With every part you act, there must be a little of yourself in it. If there isn’t, it’s not acting. It’s lying.
I always felt like I was meant to have been born in another era, another time.
You gotta be careful: don’t say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.
She’s kind of a walking poem, she’s this perfect beauty…but at the same time very deep, very smart.
Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.
When kids hit 1 year old, it’s like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.
if you love two people at the same time, choose the second. Because if you really loved the first one, you wouldn’t have fallen for the second.
People cry, not because they’re weak, it’s because they’ve been strong for too long.
Growing old is unavoidable, but never growing up is possible. I believe you can retain certain things from your childhood if you protect them – certain traits, certain places where you don’t let the world go.
I was ecstatic when they re-named “French fries” as “freedom fries.” Grown men and women in positions of power in the U.S. government showing themselves as idiots.
If you ever have to choose between loving two people, always pick the second. If you really loved the first, you wouldn’t have fallen in love with the second.
Life’s pretty good, and why wouldn’t it be? I’m a pirate, after all
Over the years all these vampire movies have come out and nobody looks like a vampire anymore.
I think everybody’s weird. We should all celebrate our individuality and not be embarrassed or ashamed of it.
Throughout my lifetime I’ve left pieces of my heart here and there. And now, there’s almost barely enough to stay alive. But I force a smile, knowing that my ambition far exceeded my talent.
Am I a romantic? I’ve seen “Wuthering Heights” ten times. I’m a romantic.
As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
There are times when you see how ridiculous is this life, how ludicrous it is, you know, leaving your house every morning and being followed by paparazzi.
I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn’t really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up.
The term ‘serious actor’ is kind of an oxymoron, isn’t it? Like ‘Republican party’ or ‘airplane food.’
France, and the whole of Europe have a great culture and an amazing history. Most important thing though is that people there know how to live! In America they’ve forgotten all about it. I’m afraid that the American culture is a disaster.
The beauty, the poetry of the fear in their eyes. I didn’t mind going to jail for, what, five, six hours? It was absolutely worth it.
Music is still part of my life, but I hate the idea of people coming to see me play the guitar because they’ve seen me in movies. You want people who are listening to be only interested in the music.
Me, I’m dishonest, and you can always trust a dishonest man to be dishonest. Honestly, it’s the honest ones you have to watch out for.
I was a million percent in love with Edward Scissorhands. I remember looking in the mirror on the last day of shooting… and thinking how sad I was to be saying goodbye to Edward.
At 13, I was wearing plain t-shirts. Then I used to steal my mom’s clothing. She had all these crushed-velvet shirts with French-cut sleeves. And, like, seersucker bell-bottoms.
You use your money to buy privacy because during most of your life you aren’t allowed to be normal.
There are necessary evils. Money is an important thing in terms of representing freedom in our world. And now I have a daughter to think about. It’s really the first time I’ve thought about the future and what it could be.
Am I a romantic? I’ve seen ‘Wuthering Heights’ ten times. I’m a romantic.
You grow up a bit damaged or broken then you have some success but you don’t know how to feel good about the work you’re doing or the life you’re leading.