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Jeanne Moreau

  • ... acting for me was the gospel, the love of the spoken word.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • Success is like a liberation, or the first phase of a love story.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • ... I don't think success is harmful, as so many people say. Rather I believe it indispensable to talent: if for nothing else than to increase the talent.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • A woman who's boss of her own life always goes too far in the eyes of the righteous ...

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • In these days people take up with each other and drop each other too easily. Pleasure is practiced like a sport, and the easy game of love leads to the dissolution of the feeling of love.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • ... nothing is more like truth than a lie, don't you find?

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • ... I have always had the urge to open forbidden doors: with a curiosity and an obstinacy that verge on masochism.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Oriana Fallaci, Limelighters ()
  • We have so many words for states of mind, and so few words for the states of the body.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in The New York Times ()
  • Age doesn't protect you from love. But love, to some extent, protects you from age.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in John Robert Colombo, Popcorn in Paradise ()
  • Acting isn't a profession, it's a way of living ...

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Penelope Gilliatt, Three-Quarter Face ()
  • I shall die very young ... maybe seventy, maybe eighty, maybe ninety. But I shall be very young.

    • Jeanne Moreau,
    • in Diana Vreeland, D.V. ()
  • In making dinner for a friend, don't forget the love.

    • Jeanne Moreau

Jeanne Moreau, French actor, film director

(1928)