Charlie Chaplin's 70th birthday speech

Speech by one of the most famous and interesting actors in world cinema - Charlie Chaplin. Wonderful thoughts about honesty, respect, confidence, simplicity, wisdom and life.

True wisdom comes with age, when looking back, you realize how stupid you were yesterday. Charlie Chaplin's speech at his 70th birthday.

As I began to love myself, I realized that anguish and suffering are only warning signs that I am living against my own nature. Today I know what it is Honesty.

When I fell in love with myself, I realized how much it can offend a person by imposing on him the fulfillment of my desires, realizing that it is not the time for this and the person is not ready for this, even if this person is myself. Today I call it Respect.

As I began to love myself, I stopped wanting another life and could see that everything around me was inviting me to grow. Today I call it Maturity.

When I fell in love with myself, I realized that under any circumstances I am in the right place at the right time, and everything happens at the right moment. I can always be calm. Now I call it Confidence.

When I fell in love with myself, I stopped wasting my time and stopped dreaming about future grandiose projects.. Today I do what gives me joy, what I love to do, what pleases my heart, and I do it in its rhythm. Today I call it Simplicity.

When I fell in love with myself, I freed myself from everything that is harmful to my health - food, people, things, situations. Anything that leads me astray. Today I call it Self-Love.

When I fell in love with myself, I stopped trying to be always right, and since then I've been wrong less often. Today I realized that this is Modesty.

When I fell in love with myself, I stopped living in the past and worrying about the future. Today I live for today, in which everything happens. I call it Satisfaction.

As I began to love myself, I realized that my mind could disturb me and even make me sick. But when I was able to connect him to my heart, he immediately became my valuable ally. Today I call this connection Wisdom of the Heart.

We no longer need to be afraid of arguments, clashes or any problems with ourselves and others. Even stars collide, and out of their collisions new worlds are born. Today I know that this is Life.