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‘If I should die,’ said I to myself, ‘I have left no immortal work behind me - nothing to make my friends proud of my memory - but I have lov’d the principle of beauty in all things, and if I had had time I would have made myself remember’d.’ - John Keats

“Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things she found in gift shops.” - Kurt Vonnegut

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"You’re right when you say I want everything, but for the moment I don’t even know myself what it is I lack." - François Truffaut (February 6, 1932 - October 21, 1984)

Director Ferrand: Shooting a film is like a stagecoach ride in the Old West. When you start, you are hoping for a pleasant trip, but pretty soon, you just hope you’ll reach your destination.

Movie Quote of the Day – La nuit américaine (Day for Night), 1973 (dir. François Truffaut) | the diary of a film history fanatic

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You must be aware that all film directors, whether famous or obscure, regard themselves as misunderstood or underrated. Because of that, they all lie. They’re obliged to overstate their own importance.
François Truffaut in a letter to Annette Insdorf, 8 January 1981