Orson Welles Quotes


14 Orson Welles quotes:



"The director is simply the audience. . . . His job is to preside over accidents."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Accidents Quotes
"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."
"Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband. If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Dating Quotes
"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."
"The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age."
"The ideal American type is perfectly expressed by the Protestant, individualist, anti-conformist, and this is the type that is in the process of disappearing. In reality there are few left."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: America Quotes
"I want to give the audience a hint of a scene. No more than that. Give them too much and they won't contribute anything themselves. Give them just a suggestion and you get them working with you. That's what gives the theater meaning: when it becomes a social act."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Audiences Quotes
"Everybody denies I am a genius - but nobody ever called me one!"
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"as close to a genius as anyone I have ever met."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Genius Quotes
"Hollywood died on me as soon as I got there"
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Hollywood Quotes
"Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can't stop eating peanuts."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Hate Quotes
"Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up"
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Living Quotes
"Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck."
Author: Welles Quotes Category: Justice Quotes



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