Alfred Hitchcock

1899 - 1980

A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on terror, bang, and anticipation

"There is no terror in a bang; only in the anticipation of it."

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on books

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This paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace a hardcover book - it makes a very poor doorstop.

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on murder, television, and work

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 (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on information, needs, psychiatry, and television

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

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on pleasure

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

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on plagiarism and style

Self-plagiarism is style.

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on mind and winning

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 (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on endurance

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

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on books

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The paperback is very interesting, but I find it will never replace the hardcover book-it makes a very poor doorstop.

Alfred Hitchcock (1899 - 1980)

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A Quote by Alfred Hitchcock on justice and people

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 (1899 - 1980)

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