The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.

— Robert Bloch

The most tempting Robert Bloch quotes that are easy to memorize and remember

Friendship is like peeing on yourself: everyone can see it, but only you get the warm feeling that it brings.


Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy.

I keep it in a jar on my desk.


Sure God created man before woman, but then again you always make a rough draft before creating the final masterpiece.


A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her that her mouth is extremely beautiful when her lips are closed.


I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf.


So much for modern science and its wonderful discoveries that just about everything can kill you. Life is only a bedtime story before a long, long sleep.


I always carry a pistol when I go [to the New York Public Library].

Never did trust those stone lions.


I haven't had this much fun since the rats ate my baby sister


Mothers sometimes are overly possessive, but not all children allow themselves to be possessed.


That's the way girls were--they always laughed. Because they were bitches.


The man who can smile when things go wrong has thought of someone else he can blame it on.


Funny how we take it for granted that we know all there is to know about another person, just because we see them frequently or because of some strong emotional tie.


About Robert Bloch

Quotes 22 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Writer
Birthday October 16

Magic--that's just a label, you know.

Completely meaningless. It wasn't so very long ago that people were saying that electricity was magic.


So I had this problem -- work or starve.

So I thought I'd combine the two and decided to become a writer.


Everything in this business makes sense, because it serves a real purpose, fills a need that's a part of living. Even a single nail, like this one, fulfills a function. Drive it into a crucial place and you can depend on it to do a job, keep on doing it for a hundred years to come. Long after we're dead and gone, both of us.


People hear that I am a horror writer and they think that I must be a monster, but actually I have the heart of a small child - I keep it in a jar on my desk.


I think perhaps all of us go a little crazy at times.


Henderson sighed. There was a time, he reflected, when the coming of this night meant something. A dark Europe, groaning in superstitious fear, dedicated this Eve to the grinning Unknown. A million doors had once been barred against the evil visitants, a million prayers mumbled, a million candles lit. There was something majestic about the idea, Henderson reflected.


Horror is the removal of masks.


We're all not quite as sane as we pretend to be.


Norman Bates heard the noise and a shock went through him.