Alfred Hitchcock Quotes


46 Alfred Hitchcock quotes:



"The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop."
"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."
"This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid."
"The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them."
"This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop."
"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."
"There's nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever."
"Drama is life with the dull bits cut out."
"Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare."
"There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it."
"I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it."
"In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director."
"Revenge is sweet and not fattening."
"The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture."
"There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it."
"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."
"What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out."
"There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Burial Quotes
"I am a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach."
"(when talking to a fans mother who was complaining that her daughter would no longer go in the shower after watching 'Phsyco')'Then madam I suggest you dry-clean her'"



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