"Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture that seems as fresh now as the day it opened. It may seem even fresher."
"Film spectators are quiet vampires."Pauline Kael on Jim Morrison
"Am I a romantic? I've seen 'Wuthering Heights' ten times. I'm a romantic."Pauline Kael on Johnny Depp
"You know what your problem is, it's that you haven't seen enough movies - all of life's riddles are answered in the movies."Pauline Kael on Steve Martin
"This film cost $31 million. With that kind of money I could have invaded some country."Pauline Kael on Clint Eastwood
"Movies can and do have tremendous influence in shaping young lives in the realm of entertainment towards the ideals and objectives of normal adulthood."Pauline Kael on Walt Disney
"It seems likely that many of the young who don't wait for others to call them artists, but simply announce that they are, don't have the patience to make art."