Fear isn't so difficult to understand. After all, weren't we all frightened as children? Nothing has changed since Little Red Riding Hood faced the big bad wolf. What frightens us today is exactly the same sort of thing that frightened us yesterday. It's just a different wolf. This fright complex is rooted in every individual.— Alfred Hitchcock
Most Powerful Riding Hood quotations
The modern Little Red Riding Hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objection to being eaten by the wolf.
I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood.
Hold it. You know what I'd like to see? I'd like to see the three bears eat the three little pigs, and then the bears join up with the big bad wolf and eat Goldilocks and Little Red Riding Hood! Tell me a story like that, OK?
Hey there, Little Red Riding Hood, you sure are looking good.
You're everything a big bad wolf could want.
If Chelsea are naive and pure then I'm Little Red Riding Hood.
The better to eat you with, my dear.
The story of Little Blue Riding Hood is true.
Only the color has been changed to prevent an investigation.
We don't all dig Shakespeare uniformly, or even 'Little Red Riding Hood.
' The understanding of art depends finally upon one's willingness to extend one's humanity and one's knowledge of human life.
Little Red Riding Hood was my first love.
I felt that if I could have married Little Red Riding Hood, I should have known perfect bliss.
Old age is the lubricant of belief. When death knocks at the door, skepticism flies out the window. A serious cardiovascular fright and a person will even believe in Little Red Riding Hood.
The modern little red riding hood, reared on singing commercials, has no objections to being eaten by the wolf.
When we come back to fantasy, I think we're actually coming back to the real bedrock of storytelling. Our national or international genre really is fantasy, if you think about the worldwide myths and legends and stories that we all know, whether we're talking about Little Red Riding Hood or the Arabian Nights or Noah's Ark or Hercules. These are stories that cross many cultures in much the same way that dragons cross many cultures.
God, children know something they can't tell; they like Red Riding Hood and the wolf in bed!
A young girl would go into the wood as trustingly as Red Riding Hood to her granny's house but this light admits no ambiguities and, here, she will be trapped in her own illusion because everything in the woods is exactly as it seems.
A big reason I wanted to move [from North Carolina] to New York was to get rid of my car. But honestly, I miss just riding around the hood and having some friends get blunted and playing music for them.
Good housewives all the winter's rage despise, Defended by the riding-hood's disguise; Or, underneath the umbrella's oily shade, Safe through the wet on clinking pattens tread, Let Persian dames the unbrella's ribs display, To guard their beauties from the sunny ray; Or sweating slaves support the shady load, When eastern monarchs show their state abroad; Britain in winter only knows its aid, To guard from chilling showers the walking maid.
Since I was a little kid, I did like fairy tale.
I did dress up like Little Red Riding Hood. My mom had to make me a cape.
The wolf said, "You know, my dear, it isn't safe for a little girl to walk through these woods alone." Red Riding Hood said, "I find your sexist remark offensive in the extreme, but I will ignore it because of your traditional status as an outcast from society, the stress of which has caused you to develop your own, entirely valid worldview. Now, if you'll excuse me, I must be on my way.