Born on April 16, 1889, in London, England as Charles Spencer Chaplin Jr. He was a comic actor, filmmaker, and composer. Chaplin gained worldwide recognition for his screen persona in the film The Tramp (1915). A silent comedy film that follows Chaplin’s character around like a vagrant.
While Chaplin is known for his comedy, he often talks about life. This collection of quotes from Charlie Chaplin will prove how much he loved life and how one must enjoy it. He was awarded a knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II in 1975.
COMPILATION OF CHARLIE CHAPLIN QUOTES
Enjoy these inspiring quotes from Charlie Chaplin. Learn more about him in this autobiography about him.
“We might as well die as to go on living like this.”
“That’s the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.”
“Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.”
“Imagination means nothing without doing.”
“A man’s true character comes out when he’s drunk.”
“Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.”
“Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.”
“Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.”
“Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it. All it needs is courage, imagination and a little dough.”
“You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down”
In the mid-1970s, Chaplin suffered from several strokes. He was too frail to kneel during his knighthood but stayed in his wheelchair. In October 1977, he became weaker and needed care round the clock. On Christmas day of 1977, he died in his sleep from a stroke.