"I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Orson Welles on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Orson Welles on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Orson Welles on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Orson Welles on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Orson Welles on C. S. Lewis
"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."