Orson Welles

1915 - 1985

A Quote by Orson Welles on democracy, love, murder, and peace

In Italy for thirty years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love; they had five hundred years of democracy and peace and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock.

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

Source: The Third Man, 1949

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A Quote by Orson Welles on doctors and people

My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four, unless there are three other people.

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

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A Quote by Orson Welles on art, ideas, and time

I passionately hate the idea of being "with it," I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

Source: 1966

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A Quote by Orson Welles on life and luxury

Living in the lap of luxury isn't bad, except that you never know when luxury is going to stand up.

Orson Welles (1915 - 1985)

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