Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

46 Alfred Hitchcock quotes:

"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."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes Villains Quotes
"[James Stewart once spoke up on behalf of his longtime friend before an audience of peers on the occasion of American Film Institute's tribute to the director.] What he says he said, ... is that 'actors should be treated like cattle.'"
"Always make the audience suffer as much as possible."
"For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: English Director Quotes Cinema Quotes
"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."
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"Give them pleasure the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare"
Author: Hitchcock Quotes Category: Pleasure Quotes

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