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Biography - Charlie Chaplin:

English comic actor, filmmaker and composer.
Born: 1889 - Died: 1977
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.




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(French)



French
L'homme en tant qu'individu est un génie. Mais les hommes dans la masse forment le monstre sans tête, un grand idiot brutal qui passe là où on le pousse.




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By the mere fact that he forms part of an organised crowd, a man descends several rungs in the ladder of civilisation.




Quotes for: Individual


Quotes

Quotes for: Individual


Harmony between two individuals is never granted - it has to be conquered indefinitely.





Article III – The principle of any sovereignty resides essentially in the Nation. No body, no individual can exert authority which does not emanate expressly from it.





when we say that a man is responsible for himself, we do not only mean that he is responsible for his own individuality, but that he is responsible for all men.





The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.





In the society, where people are just parts in a larger machine, individuals are unable to develop fully.





Society exists only as a mental concept in the real world there are only individuals.











Quotes for: genius


Quotes

Quotes for: genius


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.





Ignorance is not lack of intelligence, nor knowledge a proof of genius.





Good sense and genius beget esteem and regard: Wit and humour excite love and affection.





Talent hits a target no one else can hit; Genius hits a target no one else can see.





In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.





The first and last thing required of genius is love of truth.











Quotes

Charlie Chaplin also said...


A day without laughter is a day wasted.





Look up to the sky. You'll never find rainbows if you’re looking down.





Why should poetry have to make sense?





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





Laughter is the closest distance between two people.





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.












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