Sir Charles Spencer "Charlie" Chaplin, KBE was an English comic actor and film-maker who rose to fame in the silent film era. Chaplin became a worldwide icon through his screen persona "the Tramp" and is considered one of the most important figures in the history of the film industry. His career spanned more than 75 years, from childhood in the Victorian era until a year before his death in 1977, and encompassed both adulation and controversy... (wikipedia)
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.
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
A day without laughter is a day wasted.
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it!
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world - not even our troubles.
I am at peace with God. My conflict is with Man.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
Laughter is the tonic, the relief, the surcease for pain.