Best Quotes by Actor Orson Welles

Collection of famous quotes by American actor Orson Welles.

George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who is remembered for his innovative work in radio, theatre and film. He is considered one of the greatest filmmakers of all time.

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Best Quotes by Orson Welles

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

— 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

The enemy of art is the absence of limitations.

— Orson Welles

The best thing commercially which is the worst artistically by and large is the most successful.

— Orson Welles

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.

— 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

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

— Orson Welles

Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don’t have to be anything else.

— 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 because I don’t want to bore God.

— Orson Welles

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

— Orson Welles

A good artist should be isolated. If he isn’t isolated something is wrong.

— Orson Welles

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

— 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

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 do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don’t think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.

— Orson Welles

Criminals are never very amusing. It’s because they’re failures. Those who make real money aren’t counted as criminals. This is a class distinction not an ethical problem.

— Orson Welles

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

— Orson Welles

Race hate isn’t human nature race hate is the abandonment of human nature.

— 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

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

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

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

— Orson Welles

I passionately hate the idea of being with it I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.

— Orson Welles

I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.

— Orson Welles

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.

— Orson Welles

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.

— Orson Welles

I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don’t think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money.

— Orson Welles

Now I’m an old Christmas tree the roots of which have died. They just come along and while the little needles fall off me replace them with medallions.

— Orson Welles

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