Quotations by Jean-Luc Godard
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Born: Wednesday, December 3, 1930
A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.
(Keywords: Beginning, End, Order)
All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl.
Beauty is composed of an eternal, invariable element whose quantity is extremely difficult to determine, and a relative element which might be, either by turns or all at once, period, fashion, moral, passion.
(Keywords: Beauty, Fashion, Passion, Quantity)
Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
(Keywords: Cinema, Fraud, World)
I don't think you should feel about a film. You should feel about a woman, not a movie. You can't kiss a movie.
(Keywords: Kiss, Film, Woman)
I pity the French Cinema because it has no money. I pity the American Cinema because it has no ideas.
(Keywords: Money, Ideas, American, Cinema, Pity)
One of the most striking signs of the decay of art is when we see its separate forms jumbled together.
Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
(Keywords: Truth, Cinema, Photography)
The truth is that there is no terror untempered by some great moral idea.
(Keywords: Truth, Idea, Terror)
To be or not to be. That's not really a question.
To me style is just the outside of content, and content the inside of style, like the outside and the inside of the human body. Both go together, they can't be separated.
(Keywords: Body, Content, Style)