Orson Welles Quotes

Orson Welles Quotes

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

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

You know what the fellow said – in Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love, they had five hundred years of democracy and peace – and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.

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

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

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.

The absence of limitations is the enemy of art.

The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.

What's happening now is what happened before, and often what's going to happen again sometime or other

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