Charlie Chaplin Quotes On Life, Career, Love, And Success

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Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977), still alive in people’s hearts because of his comedy, started performing at a very young age due to financial problems. He observed every aspect of life very deeply and converted it into comedy and taught people to laugh. Following Charlie Chaplin Quotes will inspire you to live your life with joy, happiness, and laughter.

Best Charlie Chaplin Quotes

1. “A day without laughter is a day wasted.” Charlie Chaplin

2. “A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.” Charlie Chaplin

3. “A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” Charlie Chaplin

4. “A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” Charlie Chaplin

5. “All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.” Charlie Chaplin

6. “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

7. “As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know, this is authenticity.” Charlie Chaplin

8. “Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.” Charlie Chaplin

9. “Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.” Charlie Chaplin

10. “I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.” Charlie Chaplin

11. “I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.” Charlie Chaplin

12. “I believe in the power of laughter and tears as an antidote to hatred and terror.” Charlie Chaplin

13. “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

14. “I do not need drugs to be a genius, do not take a genius to be human, but I need your smile to be happy.” Charlie Chaplin

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Charlie Chaplin Quotes For Inspiration

15. “I don’t believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.” Charlie Chaplin

16. “I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born.” Charlie Chaplin

17. “I have many problems in my life. But my lips don’t know that. They always smile.” Charlie Chaplin

18. “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

19. “I suppose that’s one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.” Charlie Chaplin

20. “Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.” Charlie Chaplin

21. “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

22. “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

23. “Ideas come through an intense desire for them; continually desiring, the mind becomes a watch-tower on the look-out for incidents that may excite the imagination – music, a sunset, may give image to an idea.” Charlie Chaplin

24. “Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.” Charlie Chaplin

25. “Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination … and a little dough.” Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Quotes on Life

26. “Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” Charlie Chaplin

27. “Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish.” Charlie Chaplin

28. “Life is a play that does not allow testing. So sing, cry, dance, laugh and live intensely, before the curtain closes and the piece ends with no applause.” Charlie Chaplin

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29. “Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” Charlie Chaplin

30. “Life laughs at you when you are unhappy; Life smiles at you when you are happy; But life salutes you when you make other happy.” Charlie Chaplin

31. “Like everyone else I am what I am: an individual, unique and different, with a lineal history of ancestral promptings and urgings; a history of dreams, desires, and of special experiences, all of which I am the sum total.” Charlie Chaplin

32. “Look up to the sky, you’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.” Charlie Chaplin

33. “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

34. “Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.” Charlie Chaplin

35. “My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh but my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.” Charlie Chaplin

36. “You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.” Charlie Chaplin

37. “Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.” Charlie Chaplin

38. “Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.” Charlie Chaplin

39. “You need Power, only when you want to do something harmful otherwise Love is enough to get everything done.” Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin Quotes Filled With Wisdon

40. “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

41. “That’s the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.” Charlie Chaplin

42. “The best thing in life is to go ahead with all your plans and your dreams, to embrace life and to live everyday with passion, to lose and still keep the faith and to win while being grateful. All of this because the world belongs to those who dare to go after what they want. And because life is really too short to be insignificant.” Charlie Chaplin

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43. “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.” Charlie Chaplin

44. “The mirror is my best friend because when I cry it never laughs.” Charlie Chaplin

45. “The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.” Charlie Chaplin

46. “Think about yourself at least once in your life otherwise you may miss the best comedy in this world.” Charlie Chaplin

47. “This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.” Charlie Chaplin

48. “To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.” Charlie Chaplin

49. “To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!” Charlie Chaplin

Motivational Quotes By Charlie Chaplin

50. “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

51. “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.” Charlie Chaplin

52. “We must laugh in the face of our helplessness against the forces of nature – or go insane.” Charlie Chaplin

53. “We think too much and feel too little.” Charlie Chaplin

54. “What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.” Charlie Chaplin

55. “Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant’.” Charlie Chaplin

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