Charlie Chaplin Quotes
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Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'.
On the universality of silent films
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.
The tramp character:A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Hynkel addressing the crowds, referring to his colleagues, clearly modeled upon Göring and Goebbels:Hynkel: Herring shouldn smelten fine from Garbitsch, und Garbitsch shouldn smelten fine from Herring. Herring und Garbitsch... [He clasps his hands together]
Translator: His excellency has just referred to the struggles of his early days shared by his two loyal comrades.
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.