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Funny movie quotes from Limelight

Funny movie quotes from Limelight (1952) starring Charlie Chaplin, Claire Bloom Рa 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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