Leni Riefenstahl Quotes
I can simply say that I feel spontaneously attracted by everything that is beautiful… It comes from the unconscious and not from my knowledge… Whatever is purely realistic, slice of life, which is average, quotidian, doesn’t interest me… I am fascinated by what is beautiful, strong, healthy, what is living. I seek harmony.
Where is my guilt? I can regret. I can regret that I made the party film, `Triumph of the Will,’ in 1934. But I cannot regret that I lived in that time. No anti-Semitic word has ever crossed my lips. I was never anti-Semitic. I did not join the party. So where then is my guilt? You tell me. I have thrown no atomic bombs. I have never betrayed anyone. What am I guilty of?