"I do not suppose I shall be remembered for anything. But I don't think about my work in those terms. It is just as vulgar to work for the sake of posterity as to work for the sake of money."
"When I was young I thought that money was the most important thing in life now that I am old I know that it is."Orson Welles on Oscar Wilde
"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."Orson Welles on John Ruskin
"Money has never made man happy, nor will it, there is nothing in its nature to produce happiness. The more of it one has the more one wants."Orson Welles on Benjamin Franklin
"The lack of money is the root of all evil."Orson Welles on Mark Twain
"Honesty is the best policy - when there is money in it."Orson Welles on Mark Twain
"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."