"A good artist should be isolated. If he isn't isolated, something is wrong."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Orson Welles on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Orson Welles on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Orson Welles on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Orson Welles on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Orson Welles on Abraham Lincoln
"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."