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Funny movie quotes from Limelight

Funny movie quotes from Limelight (1952) starring Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom – a very funny, sweet comedy about life, and death, and what comes in between

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): There’s something about working the streets I like. It’s the tramp in me I suppose.

Terry (Claire Bloom): Time is the best author. It always writes the perfect ending.

Terry (Claire Bloom): I thought you hated the theater?
Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): I also hate the sight of blood, but it’s in my veins.

Terry (Claire Bloom): I’m sorry
Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): You should be. A girl like you want to throw your life away. When you reach my age you want to cling unto it

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): There’s greatness in everyone.

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): That’s all any of us are: amateurs. We don’t live long enough to be anything else.

Limelight, starring Charlie Chaplin

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

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): Life can be wonderful if you’re not afraid of it

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): What a day! The sun’s shining, the kettle’s singing, and we’ve paid the rent. There’s going to be an earthquake, I know it, I know it, I know it.

Terry (Claire Bloom): So few of us have the ability to really feel.
Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): Or the opportunity.

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): I’m an old sinner, nothing shocks me.

Terry (Claire Bloom): Worms can’t smile!
Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): Oh, how would you know, have you ever appealed to their sense of humour?

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): The heart and the mind, what an enigma.

Calvero (Charlie Chaplin): I’m dying, I should know, I’ve done it plenty of times before.

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