• I was spoiled in a very strange way as a child, because everybody told me, from the moment I was able to hear, that I was absolutely marvelous, and I never heard a discouraging word for years, you see. I didn't know what was ahead of me.

    Orson Welles, Mark W. Estrin (2002). “Orson Welles: Interviews”, p.179, Univ. Press of Mississippi