Thursday, August 4, 2011

Wonderful Quotes Used (mostly) in Abel Gance's La Roue (The Wheel)

"Cinema endows man with a new sense. It is the music of light. He listens with his eyes." - Abel Gance
"I know that Creation is a Great Wheel which cannot move without crushing someone!" - Victor Hugo
"--- and it is said that they cannot themselves be free of the Wheel---" - Kipling
"Paris: City of the inimitable tower of the Great Gallows and of the Wheel---" - Blaise Cendrars
"There are shames that must be silenced!" - Oedipus Rex
"And they are all bound upon the Wheel --- bound from life after life!" - Kipling
"There are the truly damned --- men who bear the word 'jinxed' written in mysterious letters in the crease of their brow" - Beaudelaire
"For we must bear the Cross before the Cross bears us." - Claudel
"I'm not cheerful, Papa. I'm happy. It's not the same thing. It's sweeter and sadder." - Norma

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