Enter one or two keywords
to search these Motivational Quotes.

Hint: keep it simple, like life or moving on




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

MasterTeam
Home  |  Motivational Quotes  |  Teamwork  |  Success  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

I hope you find these Motivational Alfred Hitchcock Quotes useful in achieving your personal and career goals in life.

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Related topics: Funny

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

 

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing.
It didn't change people's habits.
It just kept them inside the house.
- 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


Please sign-up for my Free Daily Inspirational Quotes and Insights Email on the form below.

Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when
they wake up from a nightmare.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Disney has the best casting.
If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Actors are cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is 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

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs,
so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Self-plagiarism is style.
- 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

The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was
all actors should be treated like cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds,
just something that comes out of the mouths of people
whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Blondes make the best victims.
They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it,
as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic,
performed with tenderness in simple,
homey places like the kitchen table.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the American toaster,
you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea.
It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am a typed director.
If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately
be looking for a body in the coach.
- 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

I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline -
production: 1: small children,
2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie
will not be as good as the last one.
- 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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
- Alfred Hitchcock

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life,
but a piece of cake.
- 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

In feature films the director is God;
in documentary films God is the director.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I have a perfect cure for a sore throat:
cut it.
- 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 equalled the
purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
- Art Buchwald

To deny the facts would be illogical.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

I can think of nothing more boring for the American people
than to have to sit in their living rooms for a whole half hour
looking at my face on their television screens.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

Life doesn't imitate art, it imitates bad television.
- Woody Allen

Where there is no emotion,
there is no motive for violence.
- the character Spock in the Star Trek television series

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

Thanks to television, for the first time
the young are seeing history made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Television is chewing gum for the eyes.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

If everyone demanded peace
instead of another television set,
then there'd be peace.
- John Lennon

In critical moments men sometimes see
exactly what they wish to see.
- the character Spock of the television series Star Trek

Is it bigger than breadbox?
- the early television show Twenty Questions

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

The claim "I was only following orders" has been used
to justify too many tragedies in our history.
- Captain Picard of the television series
STAR TREK: The Next Generation

Many of our own people here in this country do not ask about computers,
telephones and television sets.
They ask - when will we get a road to our village.
- Thabo Mbeki

Television is democracy at its ugliest.
- Paddy Chayefsky

I was so jazzed about sobering up
and starting a new life;
I had to stop at a bar
to get a drink just to calm down.
- the television series Glee

Television is a medium because anything well done is rare.
- Fred Allen

I think people have a vague sense that the television system is changing.
- Michael K. Powell

Martyrs cannot be silenced.
- the television show Star Trek: The Next Generation

Random chance seems to have operated in our favor ...
there was no deity involved.
- Spock character in the Star Trek television series

Interesting.
You Earth people glorify organized violence for 40 centuries,
but you imprison those who employ it privately.
- the character Spock in the television series Star Trek

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films
when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?
- Samuel Goldwyn

When I got my first television set, I stopped caring
so much about having close relationships.
- Andy Warhol

Television wasn't prestigious.
- Dorothy Malone

If there's anything unsettling to the stomach,
it's watching actors on television talk about their personal lives.
- Marlon Brando

Since writing JAWS, I've been lucky enough to do close
to forty television shows about wildlife in the oceans,
and yes, I have been attacked by sea creatures once in a while.
- Peter Benchley

Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones.
That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to
immediately prior to when I started to play.
- Arto Lindsay

If I feel in need of sleep, I just open a book or turn on the television.
Both are better than any sleeping pill.
- Ethel Merman

Even on television, the wavelengths that you use,
they have to be distributed between countries.
- Hans Blix

Richard Lloyd of Television is one of my favorite guitarists.
His mentor was Jimi Hendrix when he was just 14.
Jimi was always pounding everything he knew into that kid.
- Tina Weymouth


Thank you for visiting: Alfred Hitchcock Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

May the world be kind to you, and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Motivational Quotes



 


MasterTeam® is a registered trademark of Jonathan Lockwood Huie. MasterTeam LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Corporation, provides information, advisory, and consultancy services. You may read about the MasterTeam.com privacy policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, copyright policy, and disclaimer.

All materials & writings are copyright © Jonathan Lockwood Huie, except for quotes and
other specifically identified material which belong to their respective copyright holders if applicable.