Saturday, October 19, 2019

Orson Welles Quotes

Now we sit through Shakespeare in order to recognize the quotations. Orson Welles

One shouldn’t ever be conscious of the author as lecturer. When social or moral points are too heavily stressed, I always get uncomfortable. Orson Welles

Criminals are never very amusing. It’s because they’re failures. Those who make real money aren’t counted as criminals. This is a class distinction, not an ethical problem. Orson Welles

There were centuries when civilization had no theater. Orson Welles

When people accept breaking the law as normal, something happens to the whole society. Orson Welles

Look at the real prodigies, and I look like nothing compared to them. Orson Welles

In common with all Protestant or Jewish cultures, America was developed on the idea that your word is your bond. Otherwise, the frontier could never have been opened, ’cause it was lawless. A man’s word had to mean something. Orson Welles

I have no great message to the world. Orson Welles

I am essentially a hack, a commercial person. If I had a hobby, I would immediately make money on it or abandon it. Orson Welles