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Charlie Chaplin 10 Lessons About Life Speech

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If you know the Charlie Chaplin life story, you're familiarized with the word struggle. He came from humble beginnings and conquer is way to stardom. Not only is initial life was hard, but also his celebrity life was also a mix of success in the movies but lots of problems in other areas.

He was one man of a kind, who spoke his mind whenever he felt he needed to, and managed to conquer the world with a smile. He inspired millions to this day. 

In his 70th birthday he made this speech about his own life and values he had learned along the way. No additional words are needed, enjoy this inspirational Charlie Chaplin speech!

These are the words of someone who personified what Greatness it's all about. He went through a lot, and like all the great he had something to say in his final years by sharing the lessons he learned about life and how to live it.

Charlie Chaplin 10 Lessons About Life Speech

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"As I began to love myself I found that anguish and emotional suffering are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth. Today, I know this is AUTHENTICITY." – Charlie Chaplin

Lesson 2: RESPECT

"As I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody if I try to force my desires on this person, even though I knew the time was not right and the person was not ready for it, and even though this person was me. Today I call it RESPECT" – Charlie Chaplin

Lesson 3: MATURITY

“As I began to love myself I stopped craving for a different life, and I could see that everything that surrounded me was inviting me to grow. Today I call it MATURITY.” – Charlie Chaplin


“As I began to love myself I understood that at any circumstance, I am in the right place at the right time, and everything happens at the exactly right moment. So I could be calm. Today I call it SELF-CONFIDENCE.” – Charlie Chaplin


“As I began to love myself I quit stealing my own time, and I stopped designing huge projects for the future. Today, I only do what brings me joy and happiness, things I love to do and that make my heart cheer, and I do them in my own way and in my own rhythm. Today I call it SIMPLICITY.” – Charlie Chaplin


“As I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is no good for my health – food, people, things, situations, and everything that drew me down and away from myself. At first I called this attitude a healthy egoism. Today I know it is LOVE OF ONESELF.” – Charlie Chaplin

Lesson 7: MODESTY

“As I began to love myself I quit trying to always be right, and ever since I was wrong less of the time. Today I discovered that is MODESTY.” – Charlie Chaplin


“As I began to love myself I refused to go on living in the past and worrying about the future. Now, I only live for the moment, where everything is happening. Today I live each day, day by day, and I call it FULFILLMENT.” – Charlie Chaplin


“As I began to love myself I recognized that my mind can disturb me and it can make me sick. But as I connected it to my heart, my mind became a valuable ally. Today I call this connection WISDOM OF THE HEART.” – Charlie Chaplin

Lesson 10: THAT IS LIFE

 “We no longer need to fear arguments, confrontations or any kind of problems with ourselves or others. Even stars collide, and out of their crashing new worlds are born. Today I know THAT IS LIFE!” – Charlie Chaplin


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