Orson Welles Quotes (78 quotes)
“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.”
Someone to Love (film, 1987). The film was released after his death, and it was Orson's final film appearance.
“In Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder and bloodshed - they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci and the Renaissance. In Switzerland, they had brotherly love and five hundred years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock!”
as the character Harry Lime in the film The Third Man (1949)
“When you are down and out something always turns up - and it is usually the noses of your friends.”
New York Times, 1962
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsOrson Welles
Born: May 6, 1915
Died: October 10, 1985 (aged 70)
Occupation: Actor, screenwriter, playwright
Bio: George Orson Welles was an American actor, director, writer and producer who worked extensively in theater, radio and film.