Quotation Explorer - 'Alfred Hitchcock'

The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder. - Alfred Hitchcock
Puns are the highest form of literature. - 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
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
Revenge is sweet and not fattening. - 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
Ideas come from everything - Alfred Hitchcock
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director. - 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
This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop. - Alfred Hitchcock
Gee, I'm sorry I didn't hear you in all this rain. Go ahead in, please."Anthony Perkin's Norman BatesTalking To Janet Leigh's Marion Crane. - Alfred Hitchcock
Television has brought murder back into the home-- where it belongs. - Alfred Hitchcock
I never said actors were cattle. I said that actors should be treated like cattle. - Alfred Hitchcock
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it. - Alfred Hitchcock
Conversation is the enemy of good wine and food. - Alfred Hitchcock
Disney, of course, has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor, he just tears him up. - 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
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. - Alfred Hitchcock
What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out. - Alfred Hitchcock
Drama is life with the dull bits cut out. - Alfred Hitchcock
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. - Alfred Hitchcock
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it. - Alfred Hitchcock
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