Orson Welles Quotes

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The cinema has no boundary; it is a ribbon of dream.
— Orson Welles

cinema

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

culture

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

camera film

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

television

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

television

That's why I write in so many cigar-smoking heroes and villains who chomp their cigars.
— Orson Welles

cigars Cigar

Let's face it.  Jazz has made some dangerous friends.  There's something of the opium eater in your jazz cultist.

jazz

Hollywood is the only industry, even taking in soap companies, which does not have laboratories for the purpose of experimentation.

Hollywood

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
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.

loneliness