Buster Keaton Quotes.
Tragedy is a close-up; comedy, a long shot.
Silence is of the gods; only monkeys chatter.
Charlie Chaplin and I would have a friendly contest: Who could do the feature film with the least subtitles?
What really got my goat at MGM were comedians like The Marx Brothers who never wrote their own jokes.
I don’t act, anyway. The stuff is all injected as we go along. My pictures are made without script or written directions of any kind
If one more person tells me this is just like old times, I swear I’ll jump out the window.
All my life I have been happiest when the folks watching me said to each other, `Look at the poor dope, wilya?
No man can be a genius in slapshoes and a flat hat.
And if there is sweeter music this side of heaven I haven’t heard it.
Not long ago a friend asked me what was the greatest pleasure I got from spending my whole life as an actor. There have been so many that I had to think about that for a moment. Then I said, ‘Like everyone else, I like to be with a happy crowd’.
Like everyone else, I like to be with a happy crowd.
A comedian does funny things. A good comedian does things funny.
They say pantomime’s a lost art. It’s never been a lost art and never will be, because it’s too natural to do.