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From David Bowie To Pan – The Best Labyrinth Quotes

Here’s a selection of Labyrinth Quotes, covering topics such as movies, the goblin king, love, life and inspiration.

We really hope you enjoy these quotes and that they give you something to think about.

I say, does anyone want to play a game of Scrabble?

Jareth: Hello Hedgewart.
Sarah: Hogwart.
Hoggle: Hog-gle!

Jareth: Oh and Hoggle! If she ever kisses you, I’ll turn you into a prince!
Hoggle: You will?
Jareth: Prince of the bog of eternal stench!

[finally entering the castle] Well, come on then!

Part of me is stuck in my childhood in the Eighties. I actually watch ‘The Neverending Story,’ ‘Labyrinth,’ and ‘Legend’ over and over again. Also, ‘Willow’ and ‘The Goonies.’
Jesmyn Ward

What’s the matter, my dear, don’t you like your toys?
The Junk Lady

I’m a nerdy, geeky fan of’ Labyrinth’ and ‘Dark Crystal’.
Neil Patrick Harris

I loved ‘Pan’s Labyrinth.’ It transported me into another world. I like fantasy worlds; I love ‘Lord of the Rings’ as well, for that reason, because you really get to get out of reality and go somewhere else.
Malin Akerman

You remind me of a man.”
“a man with the power?”
“who do?”
“you do. Remind me of a man.
Michael Crichton, Next quoted from David Bowie Labyrinth song

If we learn to love the earth, we will find labyrinths, gardens, fountains and precious jewels! A whole new world will open itself to us. We will discover what it means to be truly alive.
Teresa of Avila

I know there is no straight road No straight road in this world Only a giant labyrinth Of intersecting crossroads
Federico Garcia Lorca

May I free myself from the labyrinth of knowledge.
Suman Pokhrel

[Ludo and Didymus are fighting, Didymus climbs up Ludo’s back] All right then! I can conquer this mountain!

She treats me like a wicked stepmother in a fairy story, no matter what I say.

Every movie, I complicate. I make the hard choices. I remember when I was pitching ‘Pan’s Labyrinth:’ An anti-fascist fairy tale set in Civil War Spain, where the girl dies at the end. It’s not easy.
Guillermo del Toro

I can bear it no longer! Goblin King! Goblin King! Wherever you may be take this child of mine far away from me!

A labyrinth is a symbolic journey . . . But it is a map we can really walk on, blurring the difference between map and world.
Rebecca Solnit

Any actor I admire and enjoy working with – Sergi Lopez as the bad guy in ‘Pan’s Labyrinth,’ or the little girl who played young Mako in ‘Pacific Rim,’ it makes no difference – I like actors with a very strong centre.
Guillermo del Toro

Hoggle: What did you have to go and do a thing like that?
Sarah: You mean rescue you?
Hoggle: No! You kissed me!

Sarah: That’s not fair!
Jareth: You say that so often, I wonder what your basis for comparison is?

Didymus: Sir Ludo, canst thou summon up the very rocks?
Ludo: Sure. Rocks friends.

What man does not know,
Or has not thought of,
Wanders in the night
Through the labyrinth of the mind.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Everything I’ve done, I’ve done for you. I move the stars for no one.

Tell me Sarah, what do you think of my labyrinth?

[facing the entire Goblin army] All right, charge!

So, the Labyrinth is a piece of cake, is it? Well, let’s see how you deal with this little slice…

You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth.
John Green

You remind me of the babe.”
“what babe?”
“the babe with the power.”
“what power?”
“the power of voodoo.”
“who do?”
“you do.”
“do what?”
“you remind me of the babe.
Michael Crichton in “Next” taken from David Bowie Labyrinth song

It’s so easy for me to get caught up in the feeling of a city like Venice, where everything is just beautiful color and gorgeous buildings that are so peaceful. You can roam around and get lost in the labyrinth.
Nanette Lepore

Jump that magic jump on me! Slap that baby, make him free!

You spend your whole life stuck in the labyrinth, thinking about how you’ll escape one day, and how awesome it will be, and imagining that future keeps you going, but you never do it. You just use the future to escape the present.
John Green

At some point we all look up and realize we are lost in a maze.
John Green

[poking Ludo with a biting stick] Try this one on for size, you big hippie!

I always used to watch ‘Labyrinth’ and ‘The Neverending Story.’ Those were like my two favorite movies that I would watch over and over and over again.
Vanessa Hudgens

You mentioned . . . One of the two great labyrinths into which the mind is drawn. What . . . Is the other?”
“the other is the composition of the continuum, or: what is space?.
Neal Stephenson

Your eyes can be so cruel, just as I can be so cruel.

This is one of the two great labyrinths into which human minds are drawn: the question of free will versus predestination.
Neal Stephenson

The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ.
Norman Vincent Peale

Here he was now, stuck in the labyrinth of his mind, a labyrinth of demolished roses,
staring at the cosmos between his eyelids and feeling the star spots on his skin.
Grace Curley

You’re getting older, and you’ll see that life isn’t like your fairy tales. The world is a cruel place. And you’ll learn that, even if it hurts.

Music is a labyrinth with no beginning and no end,
full of new paths to discover,
where mystery remains eternal
Pierre Boulez

You have thirteen hours in which to solve the labyrinth, before your baby brother becomes one of us… forever.

Sarah, go back to your room. Play with your toys and your costumes. Forget about the baby.

I ask for so little. Just fear me, love me, do as I say and I will be your slave.

In the labyrinth of a difficult text, we find unmarked forks in the path, detours, blind alleys, loops that deliver us back to our point of entry, and finally the monster who whispers an unintelligible truth in our ears.
Mason Cooley

Sarah: that’s not fair!
jareth: you say that so often, I wonder what your basis for comparison is?.

With a labyrinth, you make a choice to go in – and once you’ve chosen, around and around you go. But you always find your way to the center.
Jeff Bridges

I have so many names, names that only the wind and the trees can pronounce. I am… [inutterable beastly and woodland sounds]. I am a faun.
Pan / Pale Man

You’ll meet her, she’s very pretty, even though sometimes she’s sad for many days at a time. You’ll see, when she smiles, you’ll love her.

Whoever looks into himself as into vast space and carries galaxies in himself, also knows how irregular all galaxies are; they lead into the chaos and labyrinth of existence.
Friedrich Nietzsche

‘Blade Runner’ was one of several dystopian science-fiction films to tank in the early and middle ’80s. ‘Tron,’ ‘The Dark Crystal,’ ‘The Keep,’ ‘Labyrinth’: none found a large audience.
Richard Corliss

What did you have to go and do a thing like that for?

He, who every morning plans the transactions of the day, and follows that plan, carries a thread that will guide him through a labyrinth of the most busy life.
Victor Hugo

So, my labyrith’s a piece of cake? Well then let’s see how you deal with this little slice…

When your thing gets wild, chilly down, chilly down!

Well, the only way out of here is to try one of these doors!
The Four Guards/Firey 4/Ambrosius

Damn it, how will I ever get out of this labyrinth?
Simon Bolivar

There are moments when, if one rejects the simple and obvious promptings of duty, one finds oneself in a labyrinth of complexities of some quite new kind.
Iris Murdoch

[to the giant toad[ Hello, I am Princess Moanna, and I am not afraid of you.

I think the labyrinth is an interesting metaphor for our lives as musicians. We’re always being drawn toward the center of it because that’s where the mystery is. What is music? It’s a journey.

I’ll paint you moments of gold, i’ll spin you valentine evenings…
David Bowie

Well, if that’s the way it is done, then that’s the way you must do it.

Sarah: You’re horrible!
Hoggle: No, I ain’t. I’m Hoggle.

[sadly, after Sarah broke free from the crystal] Oh, she’ll never forgive me. What have I done? I’ve lost my only friend. That’s what I’ve done.

Desires, memories, fears, passions form labyrinths in which we lose and find and then lose ourselves again.
Bernhard Schlink

It’s not life or death, the labyrinth. Suffering. Doing wrong and having wrong things happen to you.
John Green

Sarah: Did you say… hello?
Sarah: Oh… you’re a worm, aren’t you?
Sarah: You don’t by any chance know the way through this labyrinth, do you?

And Hoggle, if she ever kisses you, I’ll turn you into a prince.

Hoggle: You have to understand my position. I’m a coward. And Jareth scares me.
Sarah: What kind of a position is that?
Hoggle: No position! That’s my point.

Everything I do, I do it with the hope that people will watch it more than twice. Whether it’s ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ or ‘Pacific Rim’ or the opening of ‘The Simpsons,’ I do it with that hope.
Guillermo del Toro

Turn back, Sarah. Turn back before it’s too late.

You have to understand my position. I’m a coward. And Jareth scares me.

Huh. Doesn’t want his ring back in his mouth, eh? Can’t say I blame him.
Left Door Knocker

Jareth: Turn back, Sarah. Turn back before it’s too late.
Sarah: I can’t. Don’t you understand I can’t?
Jareth: What a pity.

The only person who can solve the labyrinth of yourself is You.
Jeremy Denk

Growing up, I was on film sets occasionally, when my dad was acting, so I got to run around and do odd jobs on films like ‘Labyrinth’ and others… I seemed destined to make films.
Duncan Jones

The library, with its Daedalian labyrinth, mysterious hush, and faintly ominous aroma of knowledge, has been replaced by the computer’s cheap glow, pesky chirp, and data spillage.
P. J. O’Rourke

Okay, let’s handle this thing logically. What exactly have you sworn?

If she’d ‘ave kept on goin’ down that way she’d ‘ave gone straight to that castle.
The Worm/The Junk Lady/Firey 2

Perhaps a feature of the crucified face lurks in every mirror; perhaps the face died, was erased, so that god may be all of us. Who knows but that tonight we may see it in the labyrinth of dreams, and tomorrow not know we saw it.
Jorge Luis Borges

Live without your sunlight, love without your heartbeat
Jareth the Goblin King

For you know that I myself am a labyrinth, where one easily gets lost.
Charles Perrault

Most of the time – in ‘Pan’s Labyrinth’ or ‘Devil’s Backbone’ – I’m talking about my childhood.
Guillermo del Toro

And you wouldn’t be so brave if you’d ever smelled the Bog of Eternal Stench. It’s, it’s…

Everything in the world is actually connected. That means, even if we get separated, we’ll never be alone
Ohtaka Shinobu

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