"A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Orson Welles on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Orson Welles on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Orson Welles on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Orson Welles on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Orson Welles on Walt Disney
"The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age."
"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."
"The enemy of art is the absence of limitations."
"The best thing commercially, which is the worst artistically, by and large, is the most successful."
"If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends."