Frank Capra Best Quotes

Frank Russell Capra was an Italian-born American film director, producer and writer who worked his way from Los Angeles’s Italian ghetto to become the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. Enjoy Frank Capra’s best quotes below.

“I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.”
“Don’t follow trends, start trends.”
“Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.”
“A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.”
“My advice to young film-makers is this: don’t follow trends, start them!”
“If you want to send a message, try Western Union.”
“Scriptwriting is the toughest part of the whole racket… the least understood and the least noticed.”
“Whenever a situation develops to its extreme, it is bound to turn around and become its opposite.”
“In our film profession you may have Gable’s looks, Tracy’s art, Marlene’s legs or Liz’s violet eyes, but they don’t mean a thing without that swinging thing called courage.”
“Compassion is a two way street.”

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