Street Angel (1928) is a silent drama directed by Frank Borzage about an impoverished woman (Janet Gaynor) who gets into trouble with the law and is on the run from the police when she meets a painter (Charles Farrell) with whom she falls in love.
Do not look down on others. You do not know what misfortune led them to where they are, and you do not know their strength of character.
Title Card: “Everywhere… in every town, in every street… we pass, unknowing, human souls made great by love and adversity.”
- Borzage Volume 1: Seventh Heaven & Street Angel (moviemail.com)