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“The truly terrible thing is that everybody has their reasons.”
Jean Renoir
“The real hell of life is everyone has his reasons.”
Jean Renoir
“حيٌ هو كل من يمكنه أن يختار الكفّ عن العيش”
Jean Renoir
“A director makes only one movie in his life. Then he breaks it up and makes it again.”
Jean Renoir
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“You see, in this world, there is one awful thing, and that is that everyone has his reasons.”
Jean Renoir
“The really terrible thing is that everyone has his reasons.”
Jean Renoir, The Rules of the Game
“The foundation of all civilization is loitering.”
Jean Renoir
“Everyone has his reasons." Octave (Jean Renoir) in "The Rules of the Game.”
Jean Renoir
“All great art is abstract.”
Jean Renoir
“There is no realism in American films. No realism, but something much better, great truth.”
Jean Renoir, Renoir on Renoir: Interviews, Essays, and Remarks
“I considered that the world, and especially the cinema, was burdened with false gods. My task was to overthrow them. Sword in hand, I was ready to consecrate my life to the task. But the false gods are still there. My perseverance during a half-century of cinema has perhaps helped to topple a few of them. It has likewise helped me to discover that some of the gods were real, and had no need to be toppled.”
Jean Renoir, My Life and My Films

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