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Charlie Chaplin Quotes

Born On
1889-04-16
Died On
1977-12-25
Birth Place
Walworth, London
Death Place
Vevey
Birth Sign
aries
Father
Charles Chaplin Sr.
Mother
Hannah Chaplin
Spouse
Lita Grey, Mildred Harris (m. 1918–1920), Paulette Goddard (m. 1936–1942)
Nationality
British

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

Charlie Chaplin

All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

A day without laughter is a day wasted.

Charlie Chaplin

Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.

Charlie Chaplin

In the end, everything is a gag.

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

I went into the business for the money, and the art grew out of it. If people are disillusioned by that remark, I can't help it. It's the truth.

Charlie Chaplin

Worry more about your conscience than your reputation. Because your conscience is what you are, your reputation is what others think of you. And what others think of you is their problem.

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

That's all any of us are: amateurs. We don't live long enough to be anything else.

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

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

Charlie Chaplin

To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.

Charlie Chaplin

Mirror is my Best Friend because when i Cry it never Laughs.

Charlie Chaplin

We think too much and feel too little.

Charlie Chaplin

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.

Charlie Chaplin