Why should I know Frank Abagnale?

Frank William Abagnale Jr. was a con artist and the inspiration for the Steven Spielberg film Catch Me If You Can starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Books by Frank Abagnale

Quotes by Frank Abagnale

“A real man loves his wife, and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.”

Frank Abagnale

“I don't use a debit card. The safest thing is a credit card because you're using the bank's money. If someone accesses your information, they are stealing the bank's money, not yours.”

Frank Abagnale

“I was always in the right place at the right time, always willing to take advantage of an opportunity.”

Frank Abagnale

“If you believe you have a foolproof system, you've failed to take into consideration the creativity of fools.”

Frank Abagnale

“It's not what a man has but what a man is that's important.”

Frank Abagnale

“Technology breeds crime - it always has and it always will.”

Frank Abagnale

“The front of a cheque alone gives someone enough information to steal your identity.”

Frank Abagnale

“Two little mice fell in a bucket of cream. The first mouse quickly gave up and drowned. The second mouse, wouldn't quit. He struggled so hard that eventually he churned that cream into butter and crawled out. Gentlemen, as of this moment, I am that second mouse.”

Frank Abagnale Catch Me If You Can

“When people ask me about being portrayed onscreen by Leonardo DiCaprio, I always say, 'I love it - no matter how old I get, people are going to think that's what I look like.”

Frank Abagnale

“Why do the Yankees always win? The other team can't stop looking at the pinstripes.”

Frank Abagnale