Charlie Chaplin Top 10 Quotes


This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.

Charlie Chaplin (Monsieur Verdoux, 1947)


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

Charlie Chaplin


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

Charlie Chaplin


In the end, everything is a gag.

Charlie Chaplin (My Life in Pictures, 1975)


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

Charlie Chaplin


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

Charlie Chaplin (Quoted in The Guardian, 1970)


Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.

Charlie Chaplin (The Great Dictator, 1940)


We think too much and feel too little.

Charlie Chaplin (The Great Dictator, 1940)


Life is a beautiful, magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish... The trouble is you won't fight. You've given up. But there's something just as inevitable as death. And that's life. Think of the power of the universe; turning the Earth, growing the trees. That's the same power within you, if you'll only have the courage and the will to use it.

Charlie Chaplin (Answer to the character Terry's question: "What is there to fight for?" in Limelight, 1952)


Look up to the sky
You'll never find rainbows
If you’re looking down.

Charlie Chaplin (The Circus, 1969)

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Charlie Chaplin Biography

Born: April 16, 1889
Died: December 25, 1977

Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor during the silent era. He became one of the most famous film stars in the world during the early 19th century. His acting is hallmarked by mime and slapstick.


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