Charlie Chaplin

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Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin (16 April 1889 – 25 December 1977) was a popular English comic actor, filmmaker, and composer in the era of silent films. He is considered as one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. Before entering in film industry, Charlie had humble beginnings and lived his hard days of childhood in poverty in London.

Charlie acted in several films and rose to fame. He wrote, directed, produced, edited, starred in, and composed the music for most of his films. For his remarkable work in film industry Charlie Chaplin received many prestigious awards and honors. On 25 December 1977, aged 88 years, he died at home after suffering a stroke in his sleep.

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
Simplicity is a difficult thing to achieve.
My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.
Imagination means nothing without doing.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles.
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease from pain.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
We think too much and feel too little.
What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.
You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.
I am a citizen of the world.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
In the end, everything is a gag.
I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
The deeper the truth in a creative work, the longer it will live.
What a sad business, being funny!
A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.
One murder makes a villain, millions a hero. Numbers sanctify.
Making fun is serious business.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people.
I am what I am: an individual, unique and different.
Think about yourself at least once in your life otherwise you may miss the best comedy in this world.
I neither believe nor disbelieve anything.