Great words of a Great Man!. Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin. 16th April, 1889 – 25th December, 1977. Sir Charlie Chaplin. an English comic actor. one of the most creative and influential personalities. most famous film star in the world.
Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin
16th April, 1889 – 25th December, 1977
an English comic actor
one of the most creative
and influential personalities
film star in the world
"Chaplin was not just 'big', he was gigantic”
– Martin Sieff
It is doubtful any individual
has ever given more
entertainment, pleasure and relief to
so many human beings
when they needed it the most"
"the only genius to come out of the movie industry“
- George Bernard Shaw
And here I present…
It lulls the mind into indifference.
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.
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.
and one thing only,
and that is a clown. It places me on a far
higher plane than any politician.
but to give him your time is not always opportune.
I suppose that's one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.
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.
everything is a gag.
the surcease for pain.
But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
and pick up nothing.
to get used to luxury.
Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other's happiness, not by each other's misery.
The biggest thing you can say is 'elephant'.
Life is a desire, not a meaning.
living like this.
when he's drunk.