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A collection of quotes and thoughts by James Franco on movie, Greeks, freaks, legend, lines, interview, job, vacation, sleep, art, focus, love, music and film-making.

24 Noteworthy Quotes By James Franco

Quick Facts

Famous As: Actor, Writer, Producer, Director, Teacher

Born On: April 19, 1978

Born In: Palo Alto, California, U.S

James Franco is a distinguished American screenwriter, producer, actor and director. He bagged in ‘Academy Award’ nomination for 'Best Actor' for his role in ‘127 Hours’. He has gained a lot of recognition and fame for his roles in live-action films which includes, ‘Spring Breakers’, ‘Rise Of The Planet Of the Apes’, ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’, ‘Pineapple Express’, ‘Milk’, ‘This Is The End’ and many others. He has worked with Seth Rogan in eight movies and has also provided his voice in animated movies titled, ‘Sausage Party’ and ‘The Little Prince’. He also won a ‘Golden Globe Award’ for his character in TV biographical film ‘James Dean’. We have rounded some popular, famous and inspiring thoughts, opinions and views shared by James Franco on subjects close to his heart. Read through the quotable quotes and sayings by James Franco which have been excerpted from his movies, dialogues, writings, interviews, tweets and public utterances.

I don't even like to sleep - I feel as if there's too much to do.

James Franco

They say living well is the best revenge but sometimes writing well is even better.

James Franco

Funny how new facts pop up and make you doubt that there's any goodness in life. Everyone pretends to be normal and be your friend, but underneath, everyone is living some other life you don't know about...

James Franco

This was the way the night had cashed in. Choices had been made and things happened, and here we were. It was sad, and funny. My life was made of this. Stuff like this.

James Franco

The wind came in languid gusts like whispered reminders.

James Franco

I drank from the bottle again and it was a scary plunge because I always wanted to take too much. It hurt, but it was also impressive, like being in the hands of a bigger force. And because of that, a relief.

James Franco

He was so. So dirty, and just moving in front of me, and cute. I was in love with him, especially because he was talking to me.

James Franco

If this is the only life, then why I’m not just doing everything I want to do.

James Franco

Sometimes it is painful to be oneself; at other times it seems impossible to escape oneself.

James Franco

Create your world around your work. Create your work around your life. Let other people help you shape it.

James Franco

Always have one artistic thing that is pure, at least one thing, where you don’t compromise. You can do other things to make money, but have one pure area.

James Franco

You also need love. Your characters need to love something, otherwise they will be unlovable.

James Franco

All is good. Don't worry, the pain will help you. You'll get into some trouble, but it will work out in the end.

James Franco

You want to be interesting? Be interested.

James Franco

I used to care about how I looked. Now I don’t care as much. Maybe it’s because I’m so handsome.

James Franco

I guess in some people's lives, no one tells you what to be, and so you be nothing.

James Franco

In the movie of your entire life, do you want drama and conflict or a straight shot to the top, unencumbered?

James Franco

Make your characters interested in something. Striving for something. In need of something. Good at something. This will make them likeable and interesting.

James Franco

I was a black center in the middle of all the nature. I was nothing, but I could do anything.

James Franco

You are successful if you are able to work on the kind of material that you want to - if your life conforms to your dreams, regardless of outside acceptance or acclaim.

James Franco

Read Frank’s poem, “Advice to the Players.” It talks about all of this, about the human need to create.

James Franco

They're just peanut butter and jealous! Haters gonna hate, and ain't-ers gonna ain't.

James Franco

In Paranoid Park there is this Punk girl that keeps looking straight into The camera when she speaks, It’s like she’s speaking to us.

James Franco

The man is angry, the man Is destructive, the man wants more. The woman is more, the woman is all.

James Franco