"I have the terrible feeling that, because I am wearing a white beard and am sitting in the back of the theatre, you expect me to tell you the truth about something. These are the cheap seats, not Mount Sinai."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."Orson Welles on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."Orson Welles on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."Orson Welles on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."Orson Welles on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."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."