Quotes by Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan; September 7, 1909 – September 28, 2003) was a Greek-American director, producer, writer and actor, described by The New York Times as "one of the most honored and influential directors in Broadway and Hollywood history". He was born in Constantinople, to Cappadocian Greek parents. After attending Williams College and then the Yale School of Drama, he acted professionally for eight years, later joining the Group Theatre in 1932, and co-founded the Actors Studio in 1947.

The best Quotes and Sayings

You have to remind people of their own struggles. It's a responsibility.

- Elia Kazan

The writer, when he is also an artist, is someone who admits what others don't dare reveal.

- Elia KazanWriting

The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration. Of the screen action, movement, sweep.

- Elia Kazan

Whatever hysteria exists is inflamed by mystery, suspicion and secrecy. Hard and exact facts will cool it.

- Elia Kazan

You have no idea how fragile an actor's self-worth is.

- Elia KazanActor