” My parents named me Arlette, and I changed it to Agnes when I was young. I didn’t like it because I don’t like names with ‘ette’ – you know, it looks like a little girl’s name. “


” I’m curious. Period. I find everything interesting. Real life. Fake life. Objects. Flowers. Cats. But mostly people. If you keep your eyes open and your mind open, everything can be interesting. “


” When I love somebody, I cannot drop it out of my life. Love is not something like you open and you close, you know? “


” Aging is interesting, you know? I really love it. “


” I make documentaries from time to time to remind myself of reality. It’s like musicians doing scales to keep their fingers working: when you’re in the street, listening to people, you’re forced to be in the service of your subject. “


” I was not raised with films. And when Alain Resnais did the editing on my first film, he said, ‘You should go to the Cinematheque.’ I didn’t even know we had one in Paris. “



All 6 Agnes Varda Quotes about You in picture


My parents named me Arlette, and I changed it to Agnes when I was young. I didn
I
When I love somebody, I cannot drop it out of my life. Love is not something like you open and you close, you know?
Aging is interesting, you know? I really love it.
I make documentaries from time to time to remind myself of reality. It
I was not raised with films. And when Alain Resnais did the editing on my first film, he said,

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