The ideal husband understands every word his wife doesn’t say.
I have a feeling that inside you somewhere,there’s somebody nobody knows about
There is something more important than logic: imagination
There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
Everything’s perverted in a different way.
Mystery is an intellectual process… But suspense is essentially an emotional process.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
Drama is life with the dull bits left out. There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it. I believe in putting the horror in the minds of the audience, and not necessarily on the screen. The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
Man does not live by murder alone. He needs affection, approval, encouragement and, occasionally, a hearty meal.
The Birds could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made.
Reality is something that none of us can stand, at any time.
All love scenes started on the set are continued in the dressing room.