Buster Keaton Quotes

Who was Buster Keaton?

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton was an American actor, comedian, stuntman and filmmaker in the silent-movie era.

Born October 4, 1895
Died February 1, 1966
Aged 70 years old

Best Quotes by Buster Keaton

“A comedian does funny things. A good comedian does things funny.”

“Charlie Chaplin and I would have a friendly contest: Who could do the feature film with the least subtitles?”

“I do not really think Charlie Chaplin knows much more about politics, history, or economics than I do. Like myself he was hit by a make-up towel almost before he was out of diapers.”

“Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter.”

“Tragedy is a close-up; comedy, a long shot.”

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