"I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Claude Chabrol on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Claude Chabrol on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Claude Chabrol on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Claude Chabrol on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Claude Chabrol on Bruce Lee
"As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing."
"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 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."