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"I passionately hate the idea of being with it; I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time."  (George Orson Welles)

"If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girl friends."  (George Orson Welles)

"If you want a happy ending, that depends, of course, on where you stop your story."  (George Orson Welles)

"Nobody who takes on anything big and tough can afford to be modest."  (George Orson Welles)

"Race hate isn't human nature; race hate is the abandonment of human nature."  (George Orson Welles)

"The best thing commercially, which is the worst artistically, by and large, is the most successful."  (George Orson Welles)

"The director is simply the audience. . . . His job is to preside over accidents."  (George Orson Welles)

"The enemy of art is the absence of limitations."  (George Orson Welles)

"The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age."  (George Orson Welles)

"When you are down and out something always turns up--and it is usually the noses of your friends."  (George Orson Welles)

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