Charles Spencer Chaplin 1889 - 1977 was an English comic actor in the era of silent film. He also produced, directed and composed the music for his films. 
His most famous character ‘The Tramp’ is known for wearing a tight jacket, baggy trousers, big shoes, small black hat and having a moustache. 
‘A day without laughter is a day wasted’ 
‘To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it’ 
‘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 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’ 
‘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’ 
‘My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh, but my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain’ 
‘All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman and a pretty girl’ 
‘We think too much and feel too little’ 
‘I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying’ 
‘In the end everything is a gag’ 
‘You’ll never find rainbows, if you’re looking down…’ 
‘I’d sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch’ 
‘Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone’ 
‘Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles’ 
‘A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure’ 
‘Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself’ 
‘Only the unloved hate; the unloved and the unnatural’ 
‘I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man’ 
‘Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy when seen in long shot’ 
‘What do you want a meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning’ 
‘The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury’ 
‘Remember, you can always stoop and pick up nothing’ 
‘To help a friend in need is easy, but to give him your time is not always opportune’ 
‘Dictators free themselves, but they enslave the people’ 
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