Famous Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

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Quote Left Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food. Quote Right
Quote Left When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation, ' I say, 'Your salary.' Quote Right
Quote Left The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them. Quote Right
Quote Left Television has brought murder back into the home-- where it belongs. Quote Right
Quote Left The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. Quote Right
Quote Left For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake. Quote Right
Quote Left I never said actors were cattle. I said that actors should be treated like cattle. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it Quote Right
Quote Left Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms. Quote Right
Quote Left The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book -- it makes a very poor doorstop. Quote Right
Quote Left These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. Quote Right
Quote Left We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time capsules in order to give those people living in the next century or so some idea of what we are like. I have prepared one of my own. I have placed some rather large samples of dynamite, gunpowder, and nitroglycerin. My time capsule is set to go off in the year 3000. It will show them what we are really like. Quote Right
Quote Left I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it. Quote Right
Quote Left Drama is life with the dull parts cut out of it. Quote Right
Quote Left I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me. That white round thing without any holes have you ever seen anything more revolting than an egg yolk breaking and spilling its yellow liquid? Blood is jolly, red. But egg yolk is yellow, revolting. I've never tasted it. Quote Right
Quote Left Seeing a murder on television... can help work off one's antagonisms. And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some. Quote Right
Quote Left In the old days villains had moustaches and kicked the dog. Audiences are smarter today. They don't want their villain to be thrown at them with green limelight on his face. They want an ordinary human being with failings. Quote Right
Quote Left There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. Quote Right
Quote Left In films murders are always very clean. I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man. Quote Right
Quote Left Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it. Quote Right
Quote Left This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop. Quote Right
Quote Left Television has brought back murder into the home, where it belongs Quote Right
Quote Left Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. Quote Right
Quote Left If I won't be myself, who will? Quote Right
Quote Left I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them. Quote Right