quote by Red Buttons

When people ask me if Dean Martin drank, let me put it this way. If Dracula bit Dean in the neck, he'd get a Bloody Mary.

— Red Buttons

Blissful Dracula quotations

The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch, so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire, Dracula.


Giving Cristiano that much time and space on the ball is like giving Dracula the keys to the blood bank

Whips and chains, handcuffs, smack a little body up with my belt.

Scream, help play my game, dracula man, I'll get my fangs.

I expected Dracula to come jumping out any second.

If he did I'd have held up a cross, cause he's allergic to bullshit.

Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!


I was completely broke, so I started saying yes to everything.

I said yes to a woman who approached me about shooting the Dracula ballet, even though I felt like I was probably going to sabotage it.

As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.

I did a film called Dracula and it was very nice because I had lots of trips to New York on Concorde.

There was a gap of seven years between the first and second Dracula movies.

In the second one as everybody knows, I didn't speak, because I said I couldn't say the lines.

It took me years to live down Dracula and convince the film producers that I would play almost any other type of role.


The United States is like Count Dracula who at six o'clock in the morning has not sucked [any necks].

I have always credited the writer of the original material above the title: Mario Puzo's The Godfather, Bram Stoker's Dracula, or John Grisham's The Rainmaker. I felt that I didn't have the right to Francis Coppola's anything unless I had written the story and the screenplay.

More immediately, I'm currently working on another Dracula in which there will be connections with ancient Egypt. That's about as far as I want to go in commenting on current work.

Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women.

And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed.

Too often, in novels that are speculative, God is a kind of kryptonite, and that's about all that it is, and it goes back to Dracula, where someone dumps a crucifix in Count Dracula's face, and he pulls away and runs back into his house. That's not religion. That's some kind of juju, like a talisman.


I am Dracula, and I bid you welcome . . .

Count Dracula had directed me to go to the Golden Krone Hotel, which I found, to my great delight, to be thoroughly old-fashioned, for of course I wanted to see all I could of the ways of the country.

Religion disapproves of original thought the way Dracula does sunlight.

I would rather spend one night with Dracula dead than with my husband alive.

I think that Michael Myers is an icon.

The bad guys, it's always the bad guys that everybody loves. It's Michael Myers, it's Freddy, it's Jason, they're like the Dracula and Frankenstein of our generation. I think it started a new wave of horror films. They're cult classics and they're something that everybody wants to watch on Halloween.


Enter freely and of your own free will!

I got tired of feeling like Dracula. I wanted to see some daylight, and not just at six o’clock in the morning.

He rose to his feet and padded down the last few steps silently, came up behind Kim, and leaned over her to say, “I vant to drink your blood” in a heavy, fake Dracula accent. She shrieked, flailed, and a zombie ate her brains on-screen."!

You yourself never loved; you never love! Yes, I too can love; you yourselves can tell it from the past. Is it not so?

I stole a lot from Gary Oldman. I stole the hairdo from his incarnation of Dracula. We cheated it just enough, so we couldn't get accused of copyright infringement.


King Kong, Count Dracula, and the Phantom of the Opera are just looking for love, like the rest of us.

Mr. Green Sweater looks normal, but his wingman looks hard-core bad boy,” said Vee. “Emits a certain don’t-mess-with-me signal. Tell me he doesn’t look like Dracula’s spawn. Tell me I’m imagining things.

This is an area you always need to address when you're dealing with Dracula is the fact that there is something kind of attractive in his darkness - which there isn't in other horror characters.

You know honestly I think there's a Dracula, a Wolf Man, and a Frankenstein's Monster in all of us. They are sides of our own character so that's why I think we can relate to them in terms of a 'I know how that feels' kind of thing.

Each of us needs something - food, liquor, pot, whatever - to help us survive. Dracula needs blood.


To win a woman, take her with you to see Dracula.

I have played Dracula a thousand times on stage and I find I have become thoroughly settled in the technique of the stage and not of the screen.

Fortunately, America remains a robust democracy, where most individuals are not afraid to speak out. What we have done in Iraq has, however, compromised out standing as an advocate of basic human rights - the prime minister of one country responding to criticism of America for its human rights put it, it was liking having Dracula guard the blood bank. The loss of America's moral standing has been one of the great losses of this war.

Some of my fondest and most impressionable movie memories are from those early sci-fi and horror films. I've always been a Dracula/vampire aficionado, being half-Romanian myself. Dracula has always been close to my heart - in fact, I have a first edition of Bram Stoker's book. I read it over and over again as a young kid.