The best Quotations


In the arts, the critic is the only independent source of information. the rest is advertising.
- Pauline Kael

Irresponsibility is part of the pleasure of all art; it is the part the schools cannot recognize.
- Pauline Kael

One of the surest signs of the philistine is his reverence for the superior tastes of those who put him down.
- Pauline Kael

The words ''kiss kiss bang bang,'' which i saw on an italian movie poster, are perhaps the briefest statement imaginable of the basic appeal of movies. this appeal is what attracts us, and ultimately what makes us despair when we begin to understand how seldom movies are more than this.
- Pauline Kael


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Quotation Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of tricks and duplicity than straight forward and simple integrity in another. - writer
Quotation The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most of all. - writer
Quotation Let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself. - writer
Quotation He who limps is still walking. - writer
Quotation I don't go by the rule book… I lead from the heart, not the head. - writer
Quotation I try to give to the poor people for love what the rich could get for money. No, I wouldn't touch a leper for a thousand pounds; yet I willingly cure him for the love of God. - writer