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Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Alfred Hitchcock.

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Disney has the best casting.
If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
- Alfred Hitchcock

 

Self-plagiarism is style.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

In feature films the director is God;
in documentary films God is the director.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Actors are cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life,
but a piece of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I have a perfect cure for a sore throat:
cut it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline -
production: 1: small children,
2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie
will not be as good as the last one.
- Alfred Hitchcock

In films murders are always very clean.
I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Blondes make the best victims.
They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea.
It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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 equalled the
purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic,
performed with tenderness in simple,
homey places like the kitchen table.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it,
as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was
all actors should be treated like cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties
and any kind of complications.
I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the American toaster,
you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is nothing to winning, really.
That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye,
an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing.
It didn't change people's habits.
It just kept them inside the house.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The paperback is very interesting but I find it will
never replace the hardcover book -
it makes a very poor doorstop.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Luck is everything...
My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person.
I'm fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear,
because a hero couldn't make a good suspense film.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am a typed director.
If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately
be looking for a body in the coach.
- Alfred Hitchcock

If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the
audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.'
- Alfred Hitchcock

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs,
so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when
they wake up from a nightmare.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Thanks to television, for the first time
the young are seeing history made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

If everyone demanded peace
instead of another television set,
then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people
than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television screens.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
- Fred Allen

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
- Woody Allen

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours
per year watching television than in the classroom,
and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
- Paul Weyrich

I want to do theater and I am looking forward to doing
more Television and Movies.
I also want to direct some plays in theater workshops
for people with disabilities.
- Chris Burke

Television, although It's in steep decline,
still occasionally gives voices to people who don't have voices.
- Christopher Eccleston

I don't even own a television.
I'm proud of that.
- Moira Kelly

I made a rule for myself that the only television things
I would do would be my own stories.
- Nigel Kneale

Television saved the movies.
The Internet is going to save the news business.
- Matt Drudge

Television and film acting is really fun because you
are working with other people and you are not completely
responsible for the outcome of the project.
- Alex Borstein

Martyrs cannot be silenced.
- the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation

It's important to me that I look good on television because,
let's face it, I'm single, and you want somebody to
watch the show and fall in love with you.
- Camryn Manheim

Some television programs are so much chewing gum for the eyes.
- John Mason Brown

Very often some of the religious miracle plays you
see on television can be very corny,
I find.
And so simplistic.
- Robert Duvall

More teenagers go to movies or rent a tape of a movie
than sit down and watch sitcoms on television.
- Mindy Cohn

The wonderful thing about television is the immediate
impact of pictures of current events.
- Will McDonough

Television enables you to be entertained in your home
by people you wouldn't have in your home.
- David Frost


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