Charles Chaplin

Quotes from Charles Chaplin movies and TV shows

Schultz: Strange, and I always thought of you as an Aryan.
A Jewish barber: I'm a vegetarian.

Schultz: How's the gas?
A Jewish barber: Terrible, it kept me awake all night.
Schultz: No, no, no! The gasoline in the tank.

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Lawyer: Your Majesty, first and foremost, you must stand on your rights and demand immunity on the ground of your Royal Prerogative.
King Shahdov: Immunity from what?
Lawyer: That I don't know, but I intend to find out. But if they put the 64 dollars question to you, as if you are, or ever have been a communist, then again you must stand on your Royal Prerogative.
King Shahdov: But that question is absurd.
Lawyer: There are many things absurd these days.

King Shahdov: I'd sooner be thought a successful crook than a destitute monarch.

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Calvero: Time is the best author. It always writes the perfect ending.

Terry: If all else fails, there's always that little home in the country.
Calvero: This is my home, here.
Terry: I thought you hated the theater.
Calvero: I do. I also hate the sight of blood, but it's in my veins.

Calvero: That's all any of us are: amateurs. We don't live long enough to be anything else.

Calvero: Life can be wonderful if you're not afraid of it.

Terry: I'm sorry.
Calvero: You should be. A young girl like you wanting to throw your life away. Heh! When you are my age you want to hang onto it.

Calvero: What do you want meaning for? Life is a desire, not a meaning. Desire is the theme of all life.

Calvero: Think of the power that's in the universe! Turning the Earth. Making the trees grow. Well that's the same power within you! If you'd only have courage and the will to use it.

Calvero: There's greatness in everyone.

Calvero: I'm an old sinner, nothing shocks me.

Calvero: I believe I'm dying, doctor. I should know. I've died so many times.
Doctor: Are you in pain?
Calvero: No more... no more.

Mrs. Alsop: She's not going back to her old room.
Calvero: Well then, she'll just have to stay here.
Mrs. Alsop: What? And scandalize my whole household?
Calvero: What's the difference? We could be man and wife for all anyone cares.

Calvero: The heart and the mind, what an enigma.

Terry: Worms can't smile.
Calvero: Oh, how would you know, have you ever appealed to their sense of humour?
Terry: Of course not.
Calvero: Well then.

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