A fragment of the legendary speech "When I began to love myself" Charlie Chaplin delivered to them on their 70th anniversary
When I began to love myself I found that anguish and suffering - are only warning signs that I was living against my own truth.
Today I know what it's called - "Be yourself».
When I began to love myself I understood how much it can offend somebody try to force my desires, the time was not right and the person is not ready, and that person - myself.
Today I call it - "RESPECT».
When 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 - "The maturity».
When 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 right moment. I could be calm.
Today I call it - "Self-confidence».
When I began to love myself I quit stealing my own time and dream about the big future projects. Today, I only do what brings me joy and makes me happy that I love, and that makes my heart smile. I do it the way I want and at your own pace.
Today I call it - "Simplicity».
When I began to love myself I freed myself of anything that is harmful to my health - food, people, things, situations. All that led me down and away from myself.
Today I call it - "Love for yourself».
When I began to love myself I quit trying to always be right. It was then that I became less and less mistakes.
Today I realized that it - "Modesty».
When I began to love myself I stopped living in the past and worry about the future.
Today, I only live for the moment and call it - "Meeting».
When I began to love myself I recognized that my mind can disturb me that it can make sick. But when I connected it to my heart, my mind became a valuable ally.
Today I call this connection - "Wisdom of the Heart».
We no longer need to fear arguments, confrontations or problems with ourselves and with others. Even stars collide, and out of their crashing new worlds are born.
Today I know that this is - "Life".