one of the most financially successful stars of early Hollywood, was introduced to the stage when he was five. The son of London music hall entertainers, young Chaplin was watching a show starring his mother when her voice cracked. He was quickly shuffled onto the stage to finish the act.
Charlie Chaplin Quotes
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.
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.
Humor is the sublime wisdom of pity and tolerance in which man recognizes the utter futility of his own enterprise and importance.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
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.
I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It puts me on a far higher place than any politician.
My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, british idiot that goes where prodded.