Orson Welles

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

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The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention.

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I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai.

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Fake is as old as the Eden tree.

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I don't want to forgive myself. That's why I hate psychoanalysis I think if you're guilty of something you should live with it. Get rid of it — how can you get rid of a real guilt? I think people should live with it, face up to it.

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If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.

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I have an unfortunate personality.

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

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

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Orson Welles — quotes and aphorisms

Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.

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The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.

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If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story.

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

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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.

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