Y'know, George, I feel that in a small way we're doing something important. It's satisfying a fundamental urge. It's deep in the race for a man to want his own roof and walls and fireplace. And we're helping him get those things in our shabby little office.
Frances Goodrich (1891–1984), U.S. screenwriter, and Frank Capra. Peter Bailey (Samuel S. Hinds), It's a Wonderful Life, to George, who's says he doesn't want to go into business with his father (1947).
additional scenes by Jo Swerling. Based on a story by Philip Van Doren Stern.