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 no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.
There is something more important than logic: imagination
Mystery is an intellectual process… But suspense is essentially an emotional process.
Everything’s perverted in a different way.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
Man does not live by murder alone. He needs affection, approval, encouragement and, occasionally, a hearty meal.
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.
The Birds could be the most terrifying motion picture I have ever made.
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.
Reality is something that none of us can stand, at any time.