"I have a great love and respect for religion, great love and respect for atheism. What I hate is agnosticism, people who do not choose."
"Great minds discuss ideas average minds discuss events small minds discuss people."Orson Welles on Eleanor Roosevelt
"Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds."Orson Welles on Albert Einstein
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them."Orson Welles on William Shakespeare
"One sees great things from the valley only small things from the peak."Orson Welles on Gilbert K. Chesterton
"All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope."Orson Welles on Winston Churchill
"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."