"Life is a beautiful magnificent thing, even to a jellyfish."
"The saddest thing I can imagine is to get used to luxury."
[on being informed that Adolf Hitler sat through two screenings of "The Great Dictator" (1940)]
" I'd give anything to know what he thought of it."
[on his screen character, The Little Tramp]
"A tramp, a gentleman, a poet, a dreamer, a lonely fellow, always hopeful of romance and adventure."
[on receiving a lifetime Oscar, 1972]
"Words are so futile, feeble."