My Pain may be the reason for Somebody’s laugh. But my Laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain
Nothing is permanent in this wicked world – not even our troubles. To truly laugh, you must be able to take your pain, and play with it! Life is a tragedy when seen in close-up, but a comedy in long-shot. Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
In the end, everything is a gag.
Actors search for rejection. If they don’t get it they reject themselves. I am for people. I can’t help it. I don’t believe that the public knows what it wants; this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career. I’d sooner be called a successful crook than a destitute monarch.