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Frank Capra Quotes

A Sicilian-born American film director and a creative force behind a number of films of the 1930s and 1940s
(1897 - 1991)

A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something.

Automatic simply means that you can't repair it yourself.

Compassion is a two way street.

Don't follow trends, start trends.

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music.

I made mistakes in drama. I thought drama was when actors cried. But drama is when the audience cries.

If you want to send a message, try Western Union.

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.

My advice to young film-makers is this: don't follow trends, start them!

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.