Quotes by American Actor Orson Welles


The enemy of art is the absence of limitations. Orson Welles

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

I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts. Orson Welles

Everybody denies I am a genius --but nobody ever called me one! Orson Welles

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four unless there are three other people. Orson Welles

I have an unfortunate personality. Orson Welles

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

Every actor in his heart believes everything bad that's printed about him. Orson Welles

When you are down and out something always turns up -- and it is usually the noses of your friends. Orson Welles

They teach anything in universities today. You can major in mud pies. Orson Welles

Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason. Orson Welles

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

Only very intelligent people don't wish they were in politics, and I'm dumb enough to want to be in there. Orson Welles

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

Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband. If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me. Orson Welles

Create your own visual style... let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others. Orson Welles

I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose. Orson Welles

Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest. Orson Welles

The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age. Orson Welles


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