26 Total Quotes

Krzysztof Kieslowski Quotes

Of course I'd like to get beyond the concrete. But it's really difficult. Very difficult.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

In ten phrases, the ten commandments express the essential of life. And these three words-liberty, equality, and fraternity-do just as much. Millions of people have died for those ideals.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Equality

In believing too much in rationality, our contemporaries have lost something.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director #Believing

To tell you the truth, in my work, love is always in opposition to the elements. It creates dilemmas. It brings in suffering. We can't live with it, and we can't live without it. You'll rarely find a happy ending in my work.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Love #Polish Director

For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise-whatever appeals to you.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Lovers

Maybe it is worth investigating the unknown, if only because the very feeling of not knowing is a painful one.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Worth #Polish Director

Interior liberty is universal.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Liberty

We're always looking at this love through the eyes of the person who is suffering because of this love.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Eyes #Polish Director

The television industry doesn't like to see the compexity of the world. It prefers simple reporting, with simple ideas: this is white, that's black; this is good, that's bad.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Ideas #Polish Director

There are mysteries, secret zones in each individual.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

In real life, there are names that surprise us because they don't seem to suit the person at all.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Life #Polish Director

Do people really want liberty, equality, fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Equality #Polish Director

I have no problem being with people of different nationalities.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#People #Polish Director

Someone knocks at the door of an apartment to borrow salt or sugar, people run into each other in the elevator, and in this way become inscribed in the spectator's memory.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#People #Polish Director

The films should be influenced by the individual commandments to the same degree that the commandments influence our daily lives
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Influence

For me optimism is two lovers walking into the sunset arm in arm. Or maybe into the sunrise - whatever appeals to you.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director

The films should be influenced by the individual commandments to the same degree that the commandments influence our daily lives.
Krzysztof Kieslowski
#Polish Director