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  There are more valid facts and details in works of art than there are in history books.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  That's the trouble with the world. We all despise ourselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I will not join any club who will take me as a member.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A day without laughter is a day wasted.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man's true character comes out when he is drunk.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  If you're really truthful with yourself, it is a wonderful guidance.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination... and a little dough.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Hair is vitally personal to children. They weep vigorously when it is cut for the first time; no matter how it grows, bushy, straight or curly, they feel they are being shorn of a part of their personality.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I have no further use for America. I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  You'll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I hope we shall abolish war and settle all differences at the conference table... I hope we shall abolish all hydrogen and atom bombs before they abolish us first.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  In the light of our egos, we are all dethroned monarchs.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I am not a political man and I have no political convictions. I am an individual and a believer in liberty. That is all the politics I have. On the other hand I am not a super-patriot. Super-patriotism leads to Hitlerism - and we've had our lesson there.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  In the end, everything is a gag.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I dont think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I have yet to find a poor man who has nostalgia for poverty.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I remain just one thing, and one thing only, and that is a clown. It places me on a far higher plane than any politician.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Friends have asked how I came to engender this American antagonism. My prodigious sin was, and still is, being a non-conformist. Although I am not a Communist I refused to fall in line by hating them.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they dont get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Imagination means nothing without doing.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  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.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man is what a woman makes him and a woman makes herself.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman, and a pretty girl.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jelly fish.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate; has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator
  

  There are more valid facts and details in works of art than there are in history books.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  If you're really truthful with yourself, it's a wonderful guidance.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it. All it takes is courage, imagination... and a little dough.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  If you're really truthful with yourself, it's a wonderful guidance.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  You'll never find a rainbow if you're looking down.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  If you're really truthful with yourself, it's a wonderful guidance.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Despair is a narcotic. It lulls the mind into indifference.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A day without laughter is a day wasted.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A man is what a woman makes him and a woman makes herself.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  I don't think the real America is in New York or on the Pacific Coast; personally, I like the Middle West much better, places like North and South Dakota, Minneapolis and Saint Paul. There, I think, are the true Americans.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Nothing is permanent in the wicked world, not even our TROUBLES.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Greed has poisoned men's souls, has barricaded the world with hate; has goose-stepped us into misery and bloodshed.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin, The Great Dictator
  

  Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Why should poetry have to make sense?  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin
  

  Actors search for rejection. If they don't get it they reject themselves.  
 -  Charlie Chaplin