Disney has the best casting. If he doesn't like an actor he just tears him up.
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.
Always make the audience suffer as much as possible.
There is nothing quite so good as burial at sea. It is simple, tidy, and not very incriminating.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
I'm not against the police; I'm just afraid of them.
In feature films the director is God; in documentary films God is the director.
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.
For me, the cinema is not a slice of life, but a piece of cake.
Actors are cattle.
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.
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.
Give them pleasure - the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.
The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
I never said all actors are cattle; what I said was all actors should be treated like cattle.
The more successful the villain, the more successful the picture.
Revenge is sweet and not fattening.
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.
Television is like the invention of indoor plumbing. It didn't change people's habits. It just kept them inside the house.
Self-plagiarism is style.
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.
There is no terror in a bang, only in the anticipation of it.