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Charlie Chaplin
April 16, 1889 - December 25, 1977
Nationality: English
Category: Actor
Subcategory: English Actor

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


We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.


What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.


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


The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.


We might as well die as to go on living like this.


I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.


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.


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.


A day without laughter is a day wasted.


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


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


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.


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.


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


Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'.


Brunettes are troublemakers. They're worse than the Jews.


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


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


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


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