"Laying tracks gives you freedom without being too obvious."
"Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged."Claude Chabrol on Ronald Reagan
"For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."Claude Chabrol on Nelson Mandela
"If you want total security, go to prison. There you're fed, clothed, given medical care and so on. The only thing lacking... is freedom."Claude Chabrol on Dwight D. Eisenhower
"I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do. I am free, no matter what rules surround me. If I find them tolerable, I tolerate them if I find them too obnoxious, I break them. I am free because I know that I alone am morally responsible for everything I do."Claude Chabrol on Robert A. Heinlein
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not connote freedom to err."Claude Chabrol on Mahatma Gandhi
"As far as I was concerned, either I was a homosexual or I wasn't, so making films would change nothing."
"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."