Obsequiousness is glorified, while honest worth must wait outside.
c.180 AD 'Poems of Disgust, no.1', collected in A Golden Treasury of Chinese Poetry (translated by John Turner,1976). English film actor and director. He developed his skill in comedy under Fred Karno and moved to Hollywood in 1914. His early short comedies were extremely popular. His feature films included Modern Times (1936), The Great Dictator (1940) and Limelight (1952).