"As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Claude Chabrol on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Claude Chabrol on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Claude Chabrol on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Claude Chabrol on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."Claude Chabrol on Mahatma Gandhi
"Laying tracks gives you freedom without being too obvious."
"Stupidity is infinitely more fascinating that intelligence. Intelligence has its limits while stupidity has none."
"I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things."
"I remember an article, I can't recall who by, it was after the fall of the Berlin Wall, which said that now the Wall was down, there could be no more class war. Only someone with money could ever say such a thing."