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