charlie chaplin quotes

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

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