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For Devil's Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured
by Guillermo del Toro

For Devil's Backbone I loved it but I felt very pressured
but so I was neurotic on the shoot.
- Guillermo del Toro

I think that The Eye is a particularly Americanized take on horror.
- Guillermo del Toro

I think there is a very quiet power in things that are not on screen.
- Guillermo del Toro

I'd grab the camera and tell people what to do,
and when I was 14, someone told me that it was called directing.
- Guillermo del Toro

 

In that, Blade 2 is very much like a rock concert...
if it's too loud, you're too old.
- Guillermo del Toro

It's only in modern times that we have come to glorify vampirism.
- Guillermo del Toro

I like John Carpenter.
I like some of his films more than others.
- Guillermo del Toro

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I see horror as part of legitimate film.
I don't see it as an independent genre that has nothing
to do with the rest of cinema.
- Guillermo del Toro

Well I think effects are tools.
- Guillermo del Toro

I'm a lapsed altar boy.
- Guillermo del Toro

I think there are movies that are so gigantic that you need a second unit.
- Guillermo del Toro

The other thing that I started doing for myself was,
I went through my diary of ideas that I keep and made
sure that the translation of the comic to the movie was good.
- Guillermo del Toro

What happens to me is that I am first and foremost a film geek.
- Guillermo del Toro

Hellboy is the first movie where both ends of the spectrum are combined.
- Guillermo del Toro

There are two levels of vampirism: one is the regular vampire,
which is just like it has always been;
and then there's the super vampires,
which are a new breed we've created.
- Guillermo del Toro

Well, the first thing is that I love monsters,
I identify with monsters.
- Guillermo del Toro

I was directing before I knew it was called that.
- Guillermo del Toro

I started when I was eight, doing super 8 films.
- Guillermo del Toro

I was part of a group that had a cinema club so every
week we would project two or three movies on 16 or 35mm.
- Guillermo del Toro

I like actors that are good with pantomime and that
can transmit a lot by their presence and attitude more
than through their dialogue.
- Guillermo del Toro

When I was a teenager there was no video in my country.
Betamax came to Mexico very slowly.
- Guillermo del Toro

For eight years I did effects for other movies until I got my movie made.
- Guillermo del Toro

But I think we are seeing a resurgence of the graphic
ghost story like The Others,
Devil's Backbone and The Sixth Sense.
It is a return to more gothic atmospheric ghost storytelling.
- Guillermo del Toro

They're getting more and more experience on what to expect,
and the Hellboy audience is such a faithful and fanatic audience as I am,
and you have to really be very open about what you do.
- Guillermo del Toro

It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil.
If they would only expend the same
amount of energy loving their fellow men,
the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.
- Helen Keller

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Those who play with the devil's toys
will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

The devil has put a penalty on all things we enjoy in life.
Either we suffer in health or we suffer in soul or we get fat.
- Albert Einstein

If Hitler invaded hell
I would make at least a favorable reference
to the devil in the House of Commons.
- Winston Churchill

Ride With the Devil.
- Jewel

Telephone, n. An invention of the devil which abrogates
some of the advantages of making a disagreeable person keep his distance.
- Ambrose Bierce

The world is all the richer for having a devil in it,
so long as we keep our foot upon his neck.
- William James

Your best friend and worst enemy are both in this room right now.
It's not your neighbor right or left -
and it's not God or the devil -
it's you.
- Edwin Louis Cole

And the first rude sketch that the world had seen was joy to his mighty heart,
till the Devil whispered behind the leaves "It's pretty,
but is it Art?"
- Rudyard Kipling

Whenever you make love to someone, there should be three people involved -
you,
the other person, and the devil.
- Robert Mapplethorpe

Pride is the master sin of the devil,
and the devil is the father of lies.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

When you actually meet the devil and he offers you
a deal most artists eventually negotiate.
- Marc Maron

For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.
- Martin Luther

The devil had as good have let Paul alone,
for he no sooner comes into prison but he falls a preaching,
at which the gates of Satan's prison fly open,
and poor sinners come forth.
- William Gurnall

He that falls into sin is a man; that grieves at it,
is a saint; that boasteth of it, is a devil.
- Thomas Fuller

I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty
devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is
to take advantage of everyone.
- Camille Claudel

Fear is the dark room where the Devil develops his negatives.
- Gary Busey

I could care less about what people think.
I'm a Devil Without A Cause.
- Kid Rock

I'm extremely ambitious.
I don't know why people are afraid to say that.
I won't sell my soul to the devil, but I do want success
and I don't think that's bad.
- Jada Pinkett Smith

Leisure is the handmaiden of the devil.
- Branch Rickey

Poverty is from the devil and that God wants all Christians prosperous.
- Benny Hinn

Theology is the logic of the Devil.
- Jose Bergamin

No doubt one may quote history to support any cause,
as the devil quotes scripture.
- Learned Hand

A politician is the devil's quilted anvil;
He fashions all sins on him,
and the blows are never heard.
- John Webster

The world is the devil's hunting-ground,
and children are his choicest game.
- Anthony Comstock

Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.
- Samuel Taylor Coleridge

What the devil does the plot signify,
except to bring in fine things?
- George Villiers

Black as the devil, hot as hell, pure as an angel,
sweet as love.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

A dimple on the chin, the devil within.
- Pope Paul VI

If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you,
but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old.
- Martin Luther

That's why I called my record Devil Without a Cause -
I'm a white boy who's so sick of hearing that white
kids are going to steal rap.
- Kid Rock

Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil's spawn.
He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote.
He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive.
- Eric Massa

If it wasn't for the devil, we wouldn't be here,
would we?
- Brad Dourif

Be good.
Do good.
The devil wields no power over a good man.
- Harry Segall

The Jew is a devil in human form.
It is fitting that he be exterminated root and branch.
- Julius Streicher

I hope you're representing the devil's advocate.
- Charles Olson

The Devil, can sometimes do a very gentlemanly thing.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

Deal with the Devil if the Devil has a constituency -
and don't complain about the heat.
- C. J. Cherryh

This devil loves mankind because men are going to always
make the choice that will send him into ascendancy.
He's been winning the game for a long time.
- Taylor Hackford

When a man gets his money in bad ways,
when he sees the better course and takes the worse,
then the devil's in his heart, and that fixes him.
- Dan Totheroh

I don't give the devil credit for creating nothing.
- Little Richard

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.
- Pearl Bailey

First there was the theatre of people and animals,
then of people and the devil.
Now we need the theatre of people and people.
- Edward Bond

The devil doesn't know how to sing, only how to howl.
- Francis Thompson

Why should the Devil have all the good tunes?
- Rowland Hill

Beauty is mysterious as well as terrible.
God and devil are fighting there, and the battlefield is the heart of man.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky


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