"The enemy of art is the absence of limitations."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Orson Welles on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Orson Welles on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Orson Welles on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Orson Welles on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Orson Welles on Oscar Wilde
"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 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."
"Personally, I don't like a girlfriend to have a husband. If she'll fool her husband, I figure she'll fool me."