Trending: Minions Quotes

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Quotes and Biography

Charlie Chaplin Biography

  • Full name: Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, known as Charlie Chaplin
  • Born – 16 April 1889
  • Died – 25 December 1977 in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland
  • Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer, who found fame in the era of silent film. Chaplin is recognized as a screen icon through his persona "the Tramp".
  • He is considered one of the most important figures in the history of film industry.
  • Chalpin's career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977

Charlie Chaplin quotes

Charlie Chaplin quotes are below...

Random Charlie Chaplin Quote

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

“Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.”

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

— Charlie Chaplin

We think too much and feel too little.

— Charlie Chaplin

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

— Charlie Chaplin

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.

— Charlie Chaplin

You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down.

— Charlie Chaplin

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

— Charlie Chaplin

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.

— Charlie Chaplin

Simplicity is a difficult thing to achieve.

— Charlie Chaplin, From an interview with Richard Meryman (1966)

Imagination means nothing without doing.

— Charlie Chaplin

Let us strive for the impossible. The great achievements throughout history have been the conquest of what seemed the impossible.

— Charlie Chaplin

A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Charlie Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

I am a citizen of the world.

— Charlie Chaplin

We think too much and feel too little.

— Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator (1940)

Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.

— Charlie Chaplin, Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table.

— Charlie Chaplin

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

— Charlie Chaplin, From an interview with Richard Meryman (1966)

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

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

I suppose that’s one of the ironies of life – doing the wrong thing at the right moment.

— Charlie Chaplin, Monsieur Verdoux (1947)

The deeper the truth in a creative work, the longer it will live.

— Charlie Chaplin

The deeper the truth in a creative work, the longer it will live.

— Charlie Chaplin

What a sad business, being funny.

— Charlie Chaplin, Limelight (1952)

We must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature — or go insane.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Simplicity of approach is always best.

— Charlie Chaplin

What do you want meaning for? Life is desire, not meaning!

— Charlie Chaplin, Limelight (1952)

In this world there is room for everyone, and the good earth is rich and can provide for everyone. The way of life can be free and beautiful, but we have lost the way. Greed has poisoned men’s souls, has barricaded the world with hate, has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.

— Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator (1940)

We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that.

— Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator (1940)

The world is not composed of heroes and villains, but of men and women with all the passions that God has given them. The ignorant condemn, but the wise pity.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “A Woman in Paris” (1923)

Whomever lives, gambles with life.

— Charlie Chaplin

All artists experience a lull in their work. It is a period of replenishing the soil – of plowing in and turning under our past experiences and watering them afresh with new ones.

— Charlie Chaplin

Over the years I have discovered that ideas come through an intense desire for them; continually desiring, the mind becomes a watch-tower on the look-out for incidents that may excite the imagination – music, a sunset, may give image to an idea.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

The persecution of any minority is inhuman and unnatural. That belief is timeless and beyond change.

— Charlie Chaplin

How does one get ideas? By sheer perseverance to the point of madness.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Beauty is the spirit of all things, an exaltation, a psalm of life and death, of good and evil, of vileness and purity, of joy and pain, of hate and love—all of it incarnate in the object we see or hear. It is an empathy, a feeling into art or nature that we observe—all of it a singing harmony to our senses.

— Charlie Chaplin

Beauty is the spirit of all things, an exaltation, a psalm of life and death, of good and evil, of vileness and purity, of joy and pain, of hate and love—all of it incarnate in the object we see or hear. It is an empathy, a feeling into art or nature that we observe—all of it a singing harmony to our senses.

— Charlie Chaplin

My happiest days are those in which I do good work.

— Charlie Chaplin

I hope that the entertainment I give has some lasting effect on people. I hope they see the beauty that I myself am seeking. I am trying to express a beauty that embraces not only physical characteristics and scenes, but the true fundamental emotions of humanity. Beauty. Beauty is what I am after.

— Charlie Chaplin

Making fun is serious business. It calls for deep study, for concentrated observation. It is the business of a funny man to know what makes people laugh and why it makes them laugh. He must be a psychologist before he can become a successful comedian.

— Charlie Chaplin

Too much kindness and respect are given to the unseen and not enough to humanity. It seems that in our nature we loathe each other and bestow our respect and love on the abstract.

— Charlie Chaplin

That which is apparent ends. That which is subtle is never-ending.

— Charlie Chaplin

In the realm of the unknown there is an infinite power for good.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.

— Charlie Chaplin, Limelight (1952)

Art was an additional emotion applied to skillful technique.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

A man is what a woman makes him and a woman makes herself.

— Charlie Chaplin

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

— Charlie Chaplin

I am what I am: an individual, unique and different.

— Charlie Chaplin

I have yet to know a poor man who has nostalgia for poverty.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Life and death are too resolute, too implacable to be accidental.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

I neither believe nor disbelieve anything.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Faith is a precursor of all our ideas.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

I’ve arrived at the age where a platonic friendship can be sustained on the highest moral plane.

— Charlie Chaplin, Limelight (1952)

I’m an old sinner. Nothing shocks me.

— Charlie Chaplin, Limelight (1952)

I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat…Everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.

— Charlie Chaplin, From Chaplin’s “My Autobiography”

Best Mark Twain Meme

Best Mark Twain Meme
Related posts
Rick Green

Rick Green Quotes

Steve Harvey

Steve Harvey Quotes