alfred hitchcock Quotes

A movie should be as long as one can hold their bladder.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
Kicking is very important in football. In fact, some of the more enthusiastic players even kick the ball, occasionally.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
To me Psycho was a big comedy. Had to be.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I'm not much into rear window ethics.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
The silent pictures were the purest form of cinema.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Actually, I have no regard for money. Aside from its purchasing power, it's completely useless as far as I'm concerned.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I've become a body of films, not a man, I am all those films.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
San Francisco would be a good location for a murder mystery.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I'm frightened of eggs, worse than frightened, they revolt me.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Never judge a country by its politicians.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Happiness is a small house, with a big kitchen.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
The picture's over. Now I have to go and put it on film.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I'm sure anyone who likes a good crime, provided it is not the victim.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I can't read fiction without visualizing every scene. The result is it becomes a series of pictures rather than a book.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I always try to look at things as though I were remembering them three years later.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Never turn your back on a friend.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
The Birds could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I always take the audience into account.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I was an uncommonly unattractive young man.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
Suspense is like a woman. The more left to the imagination, the more the excitement.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
All love scenes started on the set are continued in the dressing room.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I like stories with lots of psychology.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
The best actor is the man who can do nothing extremely well.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
It's only a movie, and, after all, we're all grossly overpaid.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
If I won't be myself, who will?
— Alfred Hitchcock
Television is like the American toaster, you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime
— Alfred Hitchcock
I enjoy playing the audience like a piano.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Our primary function is to create an emotion and our secondary function is to sustain that emotions.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
One never knows the ending. One has to die to know exactly what happens after death.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.
— Alfred Hitchcock
I'm a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Puns are the highest form of literature.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
The ideal husband understands every word his wife doesn't say.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
— Alfred Hitchcock
Self- plagiarism is style.
— 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.
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— Alfred Hitchcock
There is nothing so good as a burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
— Alfred Hitchcock
alfred hitchcock
Birth    : August 13, 1899
Death  : April 29, 1980
Occupation  : Film director