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The Best Charlie Chaplin Quotes Of All Time

In 1972, Chaplin received an Honorary Academy Award for “the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century.”

Here we have compiled a list of best Charlie Chaplin quotes that make us think. 

Charlie Chaplin, byname of Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, (born April 16, 1889, London, England – died December 25, 1977, Corsier-sur-Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland) was an English comedian, filmmaker, and composer who is widely considered as the biggest star of the silent-film era and one of the most significant figures in the history of the film industry.

Chaplin is best known for his innovative film-making techniques and his character “The Tramp.”

Many of his motion pictures are often ranked among the greatest films of all time. Some of the most famous is The Kid (1921), The Gold Rush (1925), The Circus (1928), City Lights (1931), Modern Times (1936), The Great Dictator (1940), and Limelight (1952).

In 1972, Chaplin received an Honorary Academy Award for “the incalculable effect he has had in making motion pictures the art form of this century.”

Here we have compiled a list of best Charlie Chaplin quotes that make us think. 

[bctt tweet=”Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Imagination means nothing without doing.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it. All it needs is courage, imagination, and a little dough.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” 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.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” 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.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease from pain.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” That’s one of the ironies of life, doing the wrong thing at the right moment.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” We think too much and feel too little.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” 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.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” This is a ruthless world and one must be ruthless to cope with it.” username=””]

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[bctt tweet=” Time heals, and experience teaches that the secret of happiness is in service to others.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Whether sage or fool, we must all struggle with life.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” To live in order to reason or to reason in order to live; there is the question.” username=””]

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[bctt tweet=” The soul of man has been given wings, and at last he is beginning to fly.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”Humor is the ability to discern in a kindly way the folly in what is considered normal, sublime behavior, and to discern the discrepancy in what appears as a truth.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Too much kindness and respect are given to the unseen and not enough to humanity. It seems that in our nature we loathe each other and bestow our respect and love on the abstract.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Life and death are too resolute, too implacable to be accidental.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”The world cannot be wrong if in this world there’s you.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” That is all there is in life — beauty. You find that and you have found everything.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”Knowledge inspires courage. I’m not skeptical but I’d sooner know than belief.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” People miss happiness by chasing after false values and repressing the feelings that make life valuable and beautiful. When you get up in the morning feeling fine your experience during just those few minutes or hours when you are reacting happily to life is an end in itself.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” In all truth there is the seed of falsehood.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”In the realm of the unknown, there is an infinite power for good.” username=””]

The Best Charlie Chaplin Quotes Of All Time new 2020

[bctt tweet=”Wisdom usually grows upon us like calluses when we are old, gnarled and bent.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Faith is a precursor of all our ideas.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Let us strive for the impossible. The great achievements throughout history have been the conquest of what seemed impossible.” username=””]

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[bctt tweet=” There’s something just as inevitable as death, and that’s life.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” If you’re really truthful with yourself, it’s wonderful guidance.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” The deeper the truth in creative work, the longer it will live.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”Wars, conflict, it’s all business. One murder makes a villain, millions a hero. Numbers sanctify.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” The world is not composed of heroes and villains, but of men and women with all the passions that God has given them. The ignorant condemn, but the wise pity.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”I have yet to know a poor man who has nostalgia for poverty, or who finds freedom in it.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” We can produce in abundance food and materials and manufacture in mass production all the essentials and luxuries of life. Machinery should be a blessing to mankind and not a curse. Therefore, let us have shorter hours of labor and cheaper money. The purchasing power comes through wages. Then let us raise them to where each man can enjoy the blessings and the glory of science, which were not created for profit alone, but to serve humanity also.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” How does one get ideas? By sheer perseverance to the point of madness.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” A man is what a woman makes him and a woman makes herself.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Whoever lives, gambles with life.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Because of humor we are less overwhelmed by the vicissitudes of life.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” All children in some form or another have genius; the trick is to bring it out in them.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Doing something with the public in mind is doing something without your own mind.” username=””]

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[bctt tweet=” Let us try to understand each other’s problems, for in modern warfare there is no victory.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”That’s all of us are amateurs. We don’t live long enough to be anything else.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” Men who think deeply say little in ordinary conversations.” username=””] [bctt tweet=”You’ll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.” username=””] [bctt tweet=” If only the old and young could be the same age.” username=””]

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[bctt tweet=”I’m an old weed. The more I’m cut down, the more I spring up again.” username=””]

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