Mime makes the invisible, visible and the visible, invisible.

β€” Marcel Marceau

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Never get a mime talking. He won't stop.


Chaplin made me laugh and cry without saying a word.

I had an instinct. I was touched by the soul of Chaplin - Mime is not an imitator but a creator.


Life is a cycle, and mime is particularly suitable for showing fluidity, transformation, metamorphosis. Words can keep people apart; mime can be a bridge between them.


To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.


I have designed my style pantomimes as white ink drawings on black backgrounds, so that man's destiny appears as a thread lost in an endless labyrinth. I have tried to shed some gleams of light on the shadow of man startled by his anguish.


It's good to shut up sometimes.


Mime, like music, knows neither borders nor nationalities.


Do not the most moving moments of our lives find us all without words?


In a moment of grace, we can grasp eternity in the palm of our hand.

This is the gift given to creative individuals who can identify with the mysteries of life through art.


Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.


A mime is a terrible thing to waste.


What sculptors do is represent the essence of gesture. What is important in mime is attitude.


About Marcel Marceau

Quotes 22 sayings
Nationality French
Profession Actor
Birthday October 16

No art is superior to another one, but every art looks for expertise and perfection. This is life, which continues; this is why there is no death. There is continuation. There is no silence. There is a continuation of thought.


Words can be deceitful, but pantomime necessarily is simple, clear and direct


In silence and movement you can show the reflection of people.


Music conveys moods and images. Even in opera, where plots deal with the structure of destiny, it's music, not words, that provides power.


Silence is like a flame, you see?


Fathers, I do not practice. I'm not religious in life, but when I perform "The Creation of the World" and when my soul is touched by the confrontation of "Good and Evil," then God enters in me.


One can feel the urge, the need to give, coming from within him.

He is such a pure and true person. It’s my deepest, most heartfelt conviction that Michael Jackson is a good person, a fine young man with an incredible burden - responsibility - to carry on his shoulders.


I have spent more than half a lifetime trying to express the tragic moment.


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