Jean-Luc Godard Quotes

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  • Cinema is movement, after all.

  • If you want to make a documentary you should automatically go to the fiction, and if you want to nourish your fiction you have to come back to reality.

  • One of the most striking signs of the decay of art is when we see its separate forms jumbled together.

  • Action can make you laugh. But just because you are glad. Even if there is no meaning.

  • TV has nothing to do with painting. It's just transmission.

  • There are two kinds of homeland: one that is given is like a negative, and one that you have to conquer is like the positive.

  • I would never see a good movie for the first time on television.

    Jean Luc Godard, David Sterritt (1998). “Jean-Luc Godard: Interviews”, p.22, Univ. Press of Mississippi
  • There is a problem in pretending I can still control my destiny in the commercial market.

  • Give me more. Let's do what has not been done.

  • I have no desire to vote for French politicians, and I'm not entitled to vote in Switzerland.

  • Cinema is capitalism in its purest form.... There is only one solution - turn one's back on American cinema.

  • Sometimes reality is too complex for oral communication. But legend embodies it in a form which enables it to spread all over the world.

    "Alphaville". 1965.
  • To live in society today is like living in one enormous comic-strip.

  • On TV you can't show landscapes. You just can't. Even a postcard is better.

  • I write and film history; I don't make it.

  • I am a painter with letters. I want to restore everything, mix everything up and say everything.

  • People like to say, 'What do you mean exactly?' I would answer, 'I mean, but not exactly.'

  • When sex gets problematic, the totalitarianist walks in.

  • "Away, away," says hate. "Closer, closer," says love.

    "Alphaville". 1965.
  • A critic is a soldier that fires on his own men.

  • All you need to make a film is a girl and a gun

  • My aesthetic is that of the sniper on the roof.

    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • Photography could have been invented in color. Colors existed.

  • Poetry is a game of loser-take-all.

    "Pierrot le Fou". 1965.
  • If you have $300,000 to shoot a cigarette on a table, it's an enormous amount of money. Maybe that's why my movies are the way they are. But it's the only way I can make a living.

  • The cinema is truth 24 frames-per-second.

    "Six Asides on Paranormal Activity 2" by Nicholas Rombes, May 10, 2011.
  • Because my movies are not successful, they are not shown. So I make a living from the budget.

  • Why all these signs around us that make me doubt language and submerge me in meanings, drowning reality instead of extracting it from the imaginary?

  • Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.

    Biography/Personal Quotes,
  • Art is not a reflection of reality, it is the reality of a reflection.

    Jean Luc Godard, David Sterritt (1998). “Jean-Luc Godard: Interviews”, p.29, Univ. Press of Mississippi
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