I made a mistake. I fell in love. That wasn’t part of the plan. I’m still in love with you. And I want you so to love me. If I had the nerve, I’d stay and lie, hoping that I could make you love me again as I am, for myself, and so forget the other and forget the past. But I don’t know whether I have the nerve to try.
She might have fooled me, but she didn’t fool my mother.
“I have never known birds of different species to flock together. The very concept is unimaginable. Why, if that happened, we wouldn’t stand a chance! How could we possibly hope to fight them?”
The Birds (1963)
Rope  directed by Alfred Hitchcock
I’m a typed director. If I made Cinderella, the audience would immediately be looking for a body in the coach.
Ina Balke in a Jane Derby dress and Alfred Hitchcock, Universal Studios, Hollywood, Harper’s Bazaar, 1962 (x)