and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”

7 Jan 2018

QUOTES-Jean-Luc Godard quotes

“To be or not to be. That's not really a question.” 

“It's not where you take things from — it's where you take them to.” 

tags: godard
“He who jumps into the void owes no explanation to those who stand and watch.” 

“Why must one talk? Often one shouldn't talk, but live in silence. The more one talks, the less the words mean. (Nana Kleinfrankenheim, Vivre Sa Vie)” 

“To be immortal and then die” 

“A story should have a beginning, a middle and an end, but not necessarily in that order.” 

“Suddenly, I don't know what to say. It happens often to me. I know what I want to say, I think about whether it is what I mean, but when the moment comes to speak, I can't say it. 

- Nana Kleinfrankenheim, Vivre Sa Vie.” 

“The world isn't a sad place, it's just big.” 

“Objects exist and if one pays more attention to them than to people, it is precisely because they exist more than the people. Dead objects are still alive. Living people are often already dead.” 

“Sometime reality is too complex. Stories give it form.” 

tags: storytelling
“First there was Greek civilization. Then there was the Renaissance. Now we’re entering the Age of the Ass.” 

“Art attracts us only by what it reveals of our most secret self.” 

“Mirrors should reflect before sending an image.” 

“What is your greatest ambition in life?'

'To become immortal... and then die.” 

tags: breathless
“When we talked, I talked about me, you talked about you, when we should have talked about each other.” 

“Photography is truth.” 

“Every edit is a lie.” 

“There is no such thing as intellectual property.” 

“A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end... but not necessarily in that order.” 

“Le cinéma, c'est vingt-quatre fois la vérité par seconde.” 

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

“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.” 

“i've always wanted, basically, to do research in the form of a spectacle.” 

tags: film
“The cinema is truth 24 frames-per-second” 

tags: filmphilosophy
“It's not where you take things from - it's where you take things to.” 

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