Orson Welles Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Orson Welles quotes, Orson Welles sayings, and Orson Welles proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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. Orson Welles
There are only two emotions in a plane: boredom and terror. Orson Welles
At twenty-one, so many things appear solid, permanent, untenable. 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
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. Orson Welles
I would just like to mention Robert Houdin who in the eighteen century inventented the vanishing birdcage trick and the theater matinee - may he rot and perish. Good afternoon. Orson Welles
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. 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
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
Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature. Orson Welles
My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people. Orson Welles
Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature. Orson Welles
Gluttony is not a secret vice. Orson Welles
The enemy of art is the absence of limitations. Orson Welles
Ecstasy is not really part of the scene we can do on celluloid. Orson Welles
The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention. Orson Welles
You're beautful. Yes you are, you're very very beautiful. Extremely beautiful. Orson Welles
There are a thousand ways of playing a good classic. If it were effective, I would play Hamlet on a trapeze. Orson Welles
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age. Orson Welles
A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet. Orson Welles
The classy gangster is a Hollywood invention. 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
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. Orson Welles
Crooks aren't the worst people, just the stupidest. The fleas of the world. Orson Welles
I'm one of those fellows so frightened of driving that I go 80 miles an hour - and the more frightened I get, the faster I go. Orson Welles
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age. Orson Welles
I don't say we all ought to misbehave, but we ought to look as if we could. Orson Welles
The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age. Orson Welles
I don’t believe in learning from other people’s pictures. I think you should learn from your own interior vision of things and discover, as I say, innocently, as though there had never been anybody. Orson Welles