António de Oliveira Salazar Quote
Quoted in Salazar: biographical study - page 339; of Franco Nogueira - Published by Atlantis Publishing, 1977
“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.
“Be a loner. That gives you time to wonder, to search for the truth. Have holy curiosity. Make your life worth living.”
Einstein and the Poet (1983)
“Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children's children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.”
Address to the annual meeting of the Phoenix Chamber of Commerce, (30 March 1961)
António de Oliveira Salazar
Born: April 28, 1889
Bio: António de Oliveira Salazar, GColIH, GCTE, GCSE was a Portuguese professor and politician who served as the Prime Minister of Portugal from 1932 to 1968. He also served as acting President of the Republic briefly in 1951. He founded and led the Estado Novo, the authoritarian, right-wing government that presided over and controlled Portugal from 1932 to 1974.