68 Total Quotes

Charlie Chaplin Quotes

Charlie Chaplin
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
The basic essential of a great actor is that he loves himself in acting.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#Acting And Actors

Charlie Chaplin
Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #Acting And Actors

Charlie Chaplin
You have to believe in yourself, that's the secret. Even when I was in the orphanage, when I was roaming the street trying to find enough to eat, even then I thought of myself as the greatest actor in the world.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#Believe

Charlie Chaplin
I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #Adventure

Charlie Chaplin
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #Comfort

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 Permalink
#English Actor #Art

Charlie Chaplin
I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #America

Charlie Chaplin
We think too much and feel too little.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

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 Permalink
#English Actor #Believe

Charlie Chaplin
The most wasted day in life is the day in which one has not laughed....
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#Laughter

Charlie Chaplin
I am for people. I can't help it.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
I do not have much patience with a thing of beauty that must be explained to be understood. If it does need additional interpretation by someone other than the creator, then I question whether it has fulfilled its purpose.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #Beauty

Charlie Chaplin
It seems our laws are always telling us what not to do - are always keeping us from enjoying ourselves. Human beings are made just as much for having fun as goose-stepping and sweating in factories.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#Enjoying

Charlie Chaplin
That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
The building is a special place because of its architecture, ... But it's people who make it special by participating in it.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#Architecture

Charlie Chaplin
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor #Acting And Actors

Charlie Chaplin
In the end, everything is a gag.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor

Charlie Chaplin
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.
Charlie Chaplin Permalink
#English Actor