Top 10 Alfred Hitchcock Quotes

Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock(August 13, 1899 – April 29, 1980) was an English filmmaker, known as the “Master of Suspense” for making such hit thrillers as Psycho, Vertigo, and The Birds to name a few. 

Here are Alfred Hitchcock’s top ten greatest quotes:


There is something more important than logic: imagination.

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The only way to get rid of my fears is to make films about them.

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There is no terror in the bang, only in the anticipation of it.

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If I won’t be myself, who will?

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The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.



Ideas come from everything.

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Love those wrongdoers; they need it more than you.

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If you can’t do it naturally, then fake it.



In a good marriage each is the others better half.

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Luck is everything… My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.

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Thank you Alfred Hitchcock !

Interesting Alfred Hitchcock Facts:

  • He directed more than 50 films and appeared in 39 of them.
  • His movie, Rebecca, won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
  • In 1968, he received the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award.


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