Quotes of Orson Welles

“ The greatest enemy of art is the absence of limitations. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ My doctor told me I had to stop throwing intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ We’re born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Only through our love and friendship can we create the illusion for the moment that we’re not alone. ”

- Orson Welles

“ I don't pray really, because I don't want to bore God. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what’s for lunch. ”

- Orson Welles

“ My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. ”

- Orson Welles

“ A toast, Jedediah, to love on my terms. Those are the only terms anybody ever knows his own. ”

- Orson Welles

“ In my opinion, there are two things that can absolutely not be carried to the screen: the realistic presentation of the sexual act and praying to God. ”

- Orson Welles

“ The enemy of art is the absence of limitations. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him. ”

- Orson Welles

“ In the theater there are 1,500 cameras rolling at the same time - in the cinema, only one. ”

- Orson Welles

“ I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could. ”

- Orson Welles

“ I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could. ”

- Orson Welles

“ I hate it when people pray on the screen. It's not because I hate praying, but whenever I see an actor fold his hands and look up in the spotlight, I'm lost. There's only one other thing in the movies I hate as much, and that's sex. You just can't get in bed or pray to God and convince me on the screen. ”

- Orson Welles

“ A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. ”

- Orson Welles

“ A film is never really any good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Popularity should be no scale for the election of politicians. If it would depend on popularity, Donald Duck and The Muppets would take seats in senat. ”

- Orson Welles

“ They teach anything in universities today. You can major in mud pies. ”

- Orson Welles

“ There are three intolerable things in life - cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soup companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation. ”

- Orson Welles

“ I started at the top and worked my way down. ”

- Orson Welles

“ The director is simply the audience. So the terrible burden of the director is to take the place of that yawning vacuum, to be the audience and to select from what happens during the day which movement shall be a disaster and which a gala night. His job is to preside over accidents. ”

- Orson Welles

“ Ask not what you can do for your country. Ask what's for lunch. ”

- Orson Welles
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