25 Edward Scissorhands Quotes to Embrace Your Uniqueness

These Edward Scissorhands quotes will make you think about how tough it can be to be different.

Edward Scissorhands is the main character in the movie.

Tim Burton created and directed the movie and released in 1990.

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What are the benefits of reading these Edward Scissorhands quotes?

Johnny Depp stars as Edward Scissorhands, an artificial humanoid who has scissors for hands.

His inventor could not complete Edward before he passed away, so it forced Edward to go through life without real hands.

The story follows the difficulty that Edward experiences as not only an artificial humanoid but one with scissors instead of hands.

You can learn a few things from these Edward Scissorhands quotes:

  • Be grateful for what you have
  • Never stop learning and experiencing life
  • Tell people how you feel about them

Enjoy these Edward Scissorhands quotes!

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Inspirational Edward Scissorhands Quotes

1. “But if you had regular hands, you’d be like everyone else.” – Edward Scissorhands

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2. “Sweetheart, you can’t buy the necessities of life with cookies.” – Edward Scissorhands

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3. “I know it is a little early for Christmas, Edward, but; I have a present for you.” – The Inventor

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4. “All along I felt in my gut there was something wrong with him.” – Kathy Baker

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5. “I can’t believe you sheep have strayed so far from the path of righteousness!” – Esmerelda

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6. “People are scared of things that are different.” – Edward Scissorhands

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7. “That was the single most thrilling experience of my entire life.” – Joyce

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8. “I am not complete.” – Edward Scissorhands

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9. “I’d give my left nut to see that again.” – Edward Scissorhands

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10. “Forget about holding her hand, man. Think about the damage he could do to other places.” – Edward Scissorhands

Edward Scissorhands Quotes and lines

11. Edward: “Kevin, you wanna play scissors, paper, stone again?”

Kevin: “No!”

Edward: “Why not?”

Kevin: “’Cause it’s boring. I always win!”

Edward Scissorhands Quotes from conversations

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12. “Hold me.” – Kim

I can’t.” – Edward

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13. “Well… a long time ago, an inventor lived in that mansion. He made many things, I suppose. He also created a man. He gave him insides, a heart, a brain, everything. Well, almost everything. You see, the inventor was very old. He died before he got to finish the man he invented, so the man was left by himself… incomplete and all alone.” – Kim

“He didn’t have a name?” – Granddaughter

“Of course he had a name. His name was Edward.” – Kim

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14. “The light concealing cream goes on first. Then you blend, and blend, and blend. Blending is the secret.” – Peg Boggs

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15. “Don’t be ridiculous. You’re not handicapped, you’re—What do they call the—exceptional? My name’s Joyce, and I noticed that you have not tasted any of the ambrosia salad that I made especially for you. Allow me.” — Kathy Baker

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16. “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.” – Esmeralda

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17. Bill: “Well, this must be quite a change for you, right, Ed?”

Peg: “Edward, dear. I think he prefers Edward.”

Bill: “Oh, sure.”

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Edward Scissorhands Quotes About Love/Relationship

18. “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.” – Edward Scissorhands

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19. Kim: “You’re here… They didn’t hurt you, did they?” [Edward shakes his head] Were you scared? I tried to make Jim go back, but you can’t make Jim do anything. Thank you for not telling them that we…”

Edward: “You’re welcome.”

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20. Edward: Goodbye. [Kim kisses Edward]

Kim: “I love you.”

Edward Scissorhands Quotes about love

21. “How about it, Edward? Is there some special lady in your life?” – TV Host

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22. “Snuggle in, sweetie. It’s cold out there.” – Kim

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23. “Oh. Eddie, is there anything you can’t do? You take my very breath away, I swear. Look at this. Have you ever cut a woman’s hair? Would you cut mine?” – Kathy Baker

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24. Kim: “She never saw him again. Not after that night.”

Granddaughter: “How do you know?”

Kim: “Because I was there.”

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25. “I know a doctor who might be able to help you.” – Edward Scissorhands

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Which of these Edward Scissorhands quotes is your favorite?

You can see from the quotes that Edward has a difficult existence.

After Edward’s creator passes away, he is found by a lady who takes him into her family, and they try to help him.

We follow the storyline of what Edward goes through, trying to fit in and even falling in love.

A life with scissors for hands would be difficult for anyone, especially if you love someone and want to hold them.

Edward has multiple instances of accidentally cutting someone, and often people think he did it on purpose.

Edward is innocent and just wants to love and be loved, but we follow his story to see that he cannot live a normal existence.

Stream the movie today to see exactly how Edward’s life goes.

What’s your biggest takeaway from these Edward Scissorhands quotes and sayings?

Which of the quotes is your favorite?

Let us know in the comment section below.

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  1. HELP ME

    November 1, 2023 at 4:38 PM

    Same. I’ve had to write about Edward Scissorhands for like 20 different assignments for year 10 English and I’m going insane.


    August 14, 2023 at 9:41 PM

    Thank you stephanie for this insightful information for my yr 10 english assignment!

  3. jeremy berot

    November 13, 2022 at 9:28 PM

    um idk what to put here

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