Charlie Chaplin Quotes

Who is Charlie Chaplin?

Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. was an English comic actor of the silent movie era. He is known for the brilliant films 'Modern Times' and 'The Great Dictator' among many others.

Born April 16, 1889
Died December 25, 1977

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Best 18 Quotes by Charlie Chaplin

“Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish.”

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“A day without laughter is a day wasted.”

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“A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.”

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“Actors search for rejection. If they don’t get it they reject themselves.”

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“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.”

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“I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.”

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“I have no further use for America. I wouldn’t go back there if Jesus Christ was President.”

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“If you’re really truthful with yourself, it’s a wonderful guidance.”

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“Imagination means nothing without doing.”

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“Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.”

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“Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.”

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“My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.”

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“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.”

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“The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.”

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“To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.”

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“We think too much and feel too little.”

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“I can think of nothing that an audience won't understand. The only problem is to interest them; once they are interested, they understand anything in the world.”


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