Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Self-plagiarism is style. ...
by Alfred Hitchcock

Self-plagiarism is style.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The length of a film should be directly related to
the endurance of the human bladder.
- Alfred Hitchcock

We seem to have a compulsion these days to bury time
capsules in order to give those people living in the
next century or so some idea of what we are like.
- Alfred Hitchcock

A lot of movies are about life, mine are like a slice of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

 

A good film is when the price of the dinner,
the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has brought back murder into the home -
where it belongs.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Someone once told me that every minute a murder occurs,
so I don't want to waste your time, I know you want to go back to work.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character,
I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says,
'But what's my motivation?, ' I say,
'Your salary.'
- Alfred Hitchcock

If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the
audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.
- Alfred Hitchcock

There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea.
It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am a typed director.
If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately
be looking for a body in the coach.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Actors are cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am to provide the public with beneficial shocks.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Disney has the best casting.
If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing.
It didn't change people's habits.
It just kept them inside the house.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic,
performed with tenderness in simple,
homey places like the kitchen table.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television has done much for psychiatry by spreading information about it,
as well as contributing to the need for it.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

I'm full of fears and I do my best to avoid difficulties
and any kind of complications.
I like everything around me to be clear as crystal and completely calm.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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

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

I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was
all actors should be treated like cattle.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Seeing a murder on television can help work off one's antagonisms.
And if you haven't any antagonisms, the commercials will give you some.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The paperback is very interesting but I find it will
never replace the hardcover book -
it makes a very poor doorstop.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
- Alfred Hitchcock

The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
- Alfred Hitchcock

This award is meaningful because it comes from my fellow dealers in celluloid.
- Alfred Hitchcock

For me, the cinema is not a slice of life,
but a piece of cake.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Television is like the American toaster,
you push the button and the same thing pops up everytime.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when
they wake up from a nightmare.
- Alfred Hitchcock

In films murders are always very clean.
I show how difficult it is and what a messy thing it is to kill a man.
- Alfred Hitchcock

I am scared easily, here is a list of my adrenaline -
production: 1: small children,
2: policemen, 3: high places, 4: that my next movie
will not be as good as the last one.
- Alfred Hitchcock

In feature films the director is God;
in documentary films God is the director.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds,
just something that comes out of the mouths of people
whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Blondes make the best victims.
They're like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
- Alfred Hitchcock

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.
- Alfred Hitchcock

These are bagpipes.
I understand 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 equalled the
purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
- Alfred Hitchcock

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Forgiveness is an act of self-love and respect.
- don Miguel Ruiz

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What lies behind us and what lies before us
are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

It is our choices ... that show what we truly are,
far more than our abilities.
- J. K. Rowling (Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets)

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Talent is God-given; be humble.
Fame is man-given; be thankful.
Conceit is self-given; be careful.
- John Wooden

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This above all, to thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare

You have enemies? Good.
That means you've stood up for something,
sometime in your life.
- Winston Churchill

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Listen to the compass of your heart.
All you need lies within you.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When I let go of what I am,
I become what I might be.
- Lao Tzu

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Don't live your life to please other people.
- Oprah Winfrey

If I try to be like him, who will be like me?
- Yiddish proverb

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

Smile broadly, sing loudly,
paint your rooms in bold colors,
search every rabbit hole
for a magical white bunny,
have caviar for breakfast
and oatmeal for dinner,
wear a purple coat with a red hat -
dance lightly with life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

With realization of one's own potential and
self-confidence in one's ability,
one can build a better world.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The best cure for our own self-inflicted suffering
is often service to others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To thine own self be true.
- William Shakespeare


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Self-plagiarism is style. ... by Alfred Hitchcock.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.