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John Cassavetes quotes and sayings

Actor | Born: December 9, 1929 - Died: February 3, 1989
John Cassavetes motivational quote : I'm not good at comparing and contrasting. I take what's in front of me for what it is, although I guess there's something about Paul's realistic writing that is like Cassavetes.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : When I started making films, I wanted to make Frank Capra pictures. But I`ve never been able to make anything but these crazy, tough pictures. You are what you are.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : People have said that my films are very difficult to watch, that they're experiences you are put through rather than ones you enjoy, and it's true.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : Film is, to me, just unimportant. But people are very important.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : I think I probably have the philosophy of a poor man. You know, like maybe I'd steal the pennies off a dead man's eyes.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : Art films aren't necessarily photography. It's feeling. If we can capture a feeling of a people, of a way of life, then we made a good picture.
John Cassavetes motivational quote : You can defeat fear through humor, through pain, through honesty, bravery, intuition, and through love in the truest sense.