Your naked body should only belong to those who fall in love with your naked soul.
Perfect love is the most beautiful of all frustrations because it is more than one can express.
You’ll never find a rainbow if you’re looking down
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world, not even our troubles.
To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it.
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
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.
By simple common sense I don’t believe in God, in none.
Words are cheap. The biggest thing you can say is ‘elephant’.
I do not need drugs to be a genius, do not take a genius to be human, but I need your smile to be happy.
You’ll find that life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.
I always like walking in the rain, so no one can see me crying.
Patriotism is too deep a feeling to depict in the posing for a photograph.
I suppose that’s one of the ironies of life doing the wrong thing at the right moment.
All I need to make a comedy is a park, a policeman, and a pretty girl.
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
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
My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh.But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.
I love rain because tears can not be seen in rain.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
We all want to help one another. Human beings are like that. We want to live by each other’s happiness, not by each other’s misery.
The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman.
Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury.
Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot.
A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure.
Life could be wonderful if people would leave you alone.