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45 Famous Alfred Hitchcock Quotes (HORROR)

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There is something more important than logic imagination.
There is something more important than logic: imagination.
Puns are the highest form of literature.
Puns are the highest form of literature.
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.v
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
The ideal husband understands every word his wife doesn't say.
The ideal husband understands every word his wife doesn’t say.
What is drama, after all, but life with the dull bits cut out.
What is drama, after all, but life with the dull bits cut out.
For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
I have a feeling that inside you somewhere, there's somebody nobody knows about.
I have a feeling that inside you somewhere, there’s somebody nobody knows about.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.

6 Alfred Hitchcock Quotes About Life

“When we think we have been hurt by someone in the past, we build up defenses to protect ourselves from being hurt in the future. So the fearful past causes a fearful future and the past and future become one.”

Alfred Hitchcock
Drama is real life with all the boring parts cut out.
Drama is real life with all the boring parts cut out.
If I won't be myself, who will?
If I won’t be myself, who will?
Man does not live by murder alone. He needs affection, approval, encouragement, and, occasionally, a hearty meal.
Man does not live by murder alone. He needs affection, approval, encouragement, and, occasionally, a hearty meal.
People don't always express their inner thoughts to one another; a conversation may be quite trivial, but often the eyes will reveal what a person really thinks or feels.
People don’t always express their inner thoughts to one another; a conversation may be quite trivial, but often the eyes will reveal what a person really thinks or feels.
Happiness is a small house, with a big kitchen.
Happiness is a small house, with a big kitchen.

12 Alfred Hitchcock Quotes on Directing and Filmmaking

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.”

Alfred Hitchcock
To make a great film you need three things - the script, the script and the script.
To make a great film you need three things – the script, the script and the script.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
Film your murders like love scenes, and film your love scenes like murders.
Film your murders like love scenes, and film your love scenes like murders.
If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
If it’s a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
I'm a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
I’m a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
Our primary function is to create an emotion and our secondary function is to sustain that emotions.
Our primary function is to create an emotion and our secondary function is to sustain that emotions.
Making a film means, first of all, to tell a story. That story can be an improbable one, but it should never be banal. It must be dramatic and human.
Making a film means, first of all, to tell a story. That story can be an improbable one, but it should never be banal. It must be dramatic and human.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
T.V. has brought murder back into the home where it belongs.
T.V. has brought murder back into the home where it belongs.

12 Alfred Hitchcock Quotes that will Make You Think

“I’ve never been very keen on women who hang their sex round their neck like baubles. I think it should be discovered. It’s more interesting to discover the sex in a woman than it is to have it thrown at you, like a Marilyn Monroe or those types. To me they are rather vulgar and obvious.”

Alfred Hitchcock
Suspense is like a woman. The more left to the imagination, the more the excitement.
Suspense is like a woman. The more left to the imagination, the more the excitement.
A glimpse into the world proves that horror is nothing other than reality.
A glimpse into the world proves that horror is nothing other than reality.
I'm a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
I’m a writer and, therefore, automatically a suspicious character.
Mystery is an intellectual process… But suspense is essentially an emotional process.
Mystery is an intellectual process… But suspense is essentially an emotional process.
Really, the novelist has the best casting since he doesn’t have to cope with the actors and all the rest.
Really, the novelist has the best casting since he doesn’t have to cope with the actors and all the rest.
I can't read fiction without visualizing every scene. The result is it becomes a series of pictures rather than a book.
I can’t read fiction without visualizing every scene. The result is it becomes a series of pictures rather than a book.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn’t change people’s habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn’t change people’s habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it, as well as contributing to the need for it.
There is nothing so good as a burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
There is nothing so good as a burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
Reality is something that none of us can stand, at any time.
Reality is something that none of us can stand, at any time.

Fear isn’t so difficult to understand. After all, weren’t we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It’s just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual.”

Alfred Hitchcock

5 Funny Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book – it makes a very poor doorstop.
The paperback is very interesting but I find it will never replace the hardcover book – it makes a very poor doorstop.
Blondes make the best victims. They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat cut it.
I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.
I'm sure anyone who likes a good crime, provided it is not the victim.
I’m sure anyone who likes a good crime, provided it is not the victim.

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