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