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.

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

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

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.