Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

I have a perfect cure for a sore throat – cut it.

I’m not against the police; I’m just afraid of them.

Give them pleasure – the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare. (about film audiences)

I have a perfect cure for a sore throat: cut it.

What is drama but life with the dull bits cut out.

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

I must apologize for the lack of bloodshed in tonight’s program. We shall try to do better next time.

Blondes are the best victims. They’re like virgin snow which shows up the bloody footprints.

Actress Mary Anderson: “Mr. Hitchcock, what do you think is my best side?” – “My dear, you’re sitting on it.”

I understand that 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 quite equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.