Jim Carrey Quotes (149+)

 Jim Carrey is a firm believer that the universe does listen to our wishes and that if we work hard for them, they are attainable.

In this blog post, we collected the best Jim Carrey quotes meant to inspire and motivate you. 
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Jim Carrey is a renowned Canadian-American screenwriter, actor, producer, comedian, and impressionist.

He is distinguished for his highly dynamic slapstick performances.

He shot to fame with his recurring role in sketch comedy television series titled ‘In Living Color’ in 1990.

Some of his other notable works also include, ‘Batman Forever’, ‘Man On The Moon’, ‘The Mask’, ‘Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind’, ‘A Christmas Carol’, ‘Fun With — And Jane’ amongst others.

He is considered to be a man of legendary comic genius and his energy and outrageous antics have put him on top spot in Hollywood.

The following are some thought-provoking and enlightening thoughts, viewpoints, experiences, and opinions shared by the soul who shines his light wherever he goes. 

Jim Carrey might be seen as the funny guy that can make you laugh, but he is also inspirational, spiritual, insightful, and did I mention he’s an amazing artist.

Check our list of Jim Carrey quotes for proof. 

5 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.”

2.  “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”

      3.  “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”

4.  “Behind every great man there is a woman rolling her eyes.”

5. “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”

15 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.    “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and then working toward it while letting go of how it comes to pass.”

2.  “You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music.”

3.  “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world, and as you walk through those doors today, you will only have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”

4.  “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my garden, and i go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.”

5.  “It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”

6.  “For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.”

7.  “My soul is not contained within the limits of my body; my body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.”

8. “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.”

9.  “Energy is what I believe all of us are. We’re just conscious awareness dancing for itself for no other reason but to stay amused.”

10.           “It’s time to P-A-R-T-Why? Because I gotta!”

11.             “I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness.”

12.            “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.”

13.            “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world and after you walk through those doors…you’ll only really ever have two choices: love or fear. Choose love. And don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”

14.            “My father could have been a great comedian but he didn’t believe that that was possible for him, and so he made a conservative choice. Instead, he got a safe jog as an accountant and when I was 12 years old he was let go from that safe job, and our family had to do whatever we could to survive. I learned many great lessons from my father. Not the least of which was that: You can fail at what you don’t want. So you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”

 15. “I love playing ego and insecurity combined.”

20 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “You can fail at what you don’t want so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”

2.  “I practiced making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more, of course.”

3.  “It’s Better to Fail at What You Love Than Fail at What You Don’t.”

4.  “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”

5.  “I am heaven.”

6.  “Behind every great man there is a woman rolling her eyes.”

7.  “You can fail at what you don’t love so you might as well take a chance on doing what you do love.”

8. “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well try what you do want.”

9.  “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.”

10.           “when things are really bad

the only thing to do is laugh”

11.             “Isn’t it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do?”

12.            “True religion has, at its core: Love, Peace, Mercy, Justice and Freedom. If any of these elements is not fully present in a religion, the religion has been compromised.”

13.            “Life doesn’t happen to you. It happens for you.”

14.            “We had problems like all families but we had a lot of love. I was extremely loved. We always felt we had each other.”

15.            “I used to be a guy who was experiencing the Universe, but now I feel like the Universe experiencing a guy”

16.  “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”

17.  “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and then working toward it while letting go of how it comes to pass.”

18.  “It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”

19.  “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.”

20.  “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.”

25 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”

2. “Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.”

3. “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.”

4. “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ’Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.”

5. “My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.”

6. “I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which, was that you can fail at what you don’t want so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love”

7. “There is a huge difference between a dog that is going to eat you in your mind and an actual dog that’s going to eat you.”

8. “I’m making a conscious choice to see challenges as beneficial so that I can deal with them in the most productive way”

9. “I don’t believe in hope. Hope is a beggar. Hope walks through the fire, faith leaps over it.”

10.  “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach so we never dare to ask the universe for it. I’m the proof that you can ask the universe for it”

11.  “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”

12.  “I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which, was that you can fail at what you don’t want so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love. ”

13.  “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.”

14.  “Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.” 

15.  “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.”

16.  “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” 

17.  “People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.” 

18.  “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” 

19.  “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.” 

20.  “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and then working toward it while letting go of how it comes to pass.”

21.  “If you’ve got a talent, protect it.” 

22.  “My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.” 

23.  “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.” 

24.  “It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”

25.  “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”

30 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ’Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.”

2.   “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach so we never dare to ask the universe for it. I’m the proof that you can ask the universe for it.” 

3.    “I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.” 

4.   “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my beautiful garden, and I go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.’” 

5.   “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.” 

6.   “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” 

7.   “I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.” 

8.   “I just want to be myself.” 

9.   “I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.”

10.             “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.” 

11.             “Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they’re eating sandwiches.”

12.             “People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.”

13.             “One thing I hope I’ll never be is drunk with my own power. And anybody who says I am will never work in this town again.”

14.             “I think everyone should get rich and famous, and do everything that they ever dreamed of, so that they can see that it’s not the answer.”

15.             “It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”

16.             “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”

17.             “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” 

18.             “I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.” 

19.             “Originality is really important.” 

20.             “Life doesn’t happen to you. It happens for you.”

21.             “I have no limits. I cannot be contained because I am the container.” 

22.             “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”

23.             “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossible out of reach and ridiculous to expect, so we never dare to ask the universe for it.” 

24.             “How will you serve the world? What do they need that your talent can provide? That’s all you have to figure out.” 

25.             “Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much.”

26.             “You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about your pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear.”

27.             “Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart, and all that will be left of you is what was in your heart.”

28.             “It’s just about letting the universe know what you want and working towards it, while letting go of how it might come to pass.” 

29.             “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.”

30.             “Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through you. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”

35 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “The peace that we’re after lies somewhere beyond personality, beyond the perception of others, beyond invention and disguise, even beyond effort itself.”

2.   “I wished people could realize all of their dreams of wealth and fame so they could see that it’s not where you’ll find your sense of completion.”

3.   “This is the voice of your ego. If you listen to it, there will always be someone who seems to be doing better than you.”

4.   “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.” 

5.   “Beware of the unloved, because they will eventually hurt themselves… or others.”

6.   “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world, and as you walk through those doors today, you will only have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”

7.   “People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.”

8.   “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.”

9.   “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”

10.            “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.” 

11.            “If you’ve got a talent, protect it.” 

12.            “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything, or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.”

13.            “Originality is really important.” 

14.            “Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn’t trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.” 

15.            “For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.” 

16.            “I wake up some mornings and sit and have my coffee and look out at my garden, and i go, ‘Remember how good this is. Because you can lose it.” 

17.            “I just want to be myself.” 

18.            “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” 

19.            “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”

20.            “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” 

21.            “It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?” 

22.            “I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.” 

23.            “You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music.” 

24.            “I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work.”

25.            “Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.” 

26.            “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and then working toward it while letting go of how it comes to pass.” 

27.            “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.” 

28.            “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” 

29.            “It’s Better to Fail at What You Love Than Fail at What You Don’t.”

30.            “But, you know, you can’t be a star at home.” 

31.            “I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.”

32.            “I’ve arrived at the place if I’m not taking a career risk, I’m not happy. If I’m scared, then I know I’m being challenged.” 

33.            “You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world, and as you walk through those doors today, you will only have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”

34.            “People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.”

35.            “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.” 

40 Jim Carrey Quotes

1. Creative people don’t behave very well generally. If you’re looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you’re gonna be depressed real fast. I don’t have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She’s my first priority. 

2. Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them. 

3. It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left? 

4. Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes. 

5. I just want to be myself. 

6. That’s the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they’d be like, ‘Yeah, big deal. I’d eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you’re pulling down.’ 

7. Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself. 

8. I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing. 

9. Morgan Freeman is so class. He’s so cool. He’s so scary. 

11. People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation. 

12. I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work. 

13. My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh. 

14. I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny. 

15. I practiced making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy. She used to scare me by saying that I was going to see the devil if I kept looking in the mirror. That fascinated me even more, of course. 

16. Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn’t trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity. 

17. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting. 

18. If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret. 

19. Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they’re eating sandwiches. 

20. My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian. 

21. I try to do something the audience might not have seen before. Like if I’m gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her. 

22. I love playing ego and insecurity combined. 

23. My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job, where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry. 

24. My life is not unlike Truman’s. I can’t go anywhere. 

25. My report card always said, ‘Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students’. 

26. I’ve tried everything. I’ve done therapy, I’ve done colonics. I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura. Did the Prozac thing. 

27. What I have in common with the character in ‘Truman’ is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started. 

28. Originality is really important. 

29. I think I could go away tomorrow. I’ve already accomplished something. It’s such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself. 

30. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started. 

31. I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal. 

32. I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy. The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me. 

33. Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn’t eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower! 

34. A lot of good love can happen in ten years. 

35. If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic, then I would be sitting in my house today working on my Leonardo DiCaprio impression. 

36. Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn’t been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that’s really worthwhile. 

37. My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It’s just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she’s the daughter of alcoholics who’d leave her alone at Christmas time. 

38. You know, I live a monastic lifestyle. No, I do. I do live in extremes, basically. I go back and forth. Once every six months, I’ll have a day where I eat more chocolate than has ever been consumed by a human being. 

39. I absolutely want to have a career where you make’em laugh and make’em cry. It’s all theater. 

40. I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself. 

 

45 Jim Carrey Quotes

1.   “I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.”

2.   “I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.” 

3.   “I think everyone should get rich and famous, and do everything that they ever dreamed of so that they can see that it’s not the answer.”

4.   “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and then working toward it while letting go of how it comes to pass.” 

5.   “Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much.”

6.   “Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through you. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”

7.   Ever since I started to get recognition I’ve picked out certain fans and reverse-stalked them. 

8.   But, you know, you can’t be a star at home. 

9.   I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don’t know if it’s possible forever and ever. 

10.             I’ve arrived at the place if I’m not taking a career risk, I’m not happy. If I’m scared, then I know I’m being challenged. 

11.             We had problems like all families but we had a lot of love. I was extremely loved. We always felt we had each other. 

12.             I don’t make it in regular channels, and that’s okay for me. 

13.             “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach so we never dare to ask the universe for it. I’m the proof that you can ask the universe for it”

14.             “I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which, was that you can fail at what you don’t want so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love”

15.             “I’m making a conscious choice to see challenges as beneficial so that I can deal with them in the most productive way”

16.             “I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.”

17.             “I don’t believe in hope. Hope is a beggar. Hope walks through the fire, faith leaps over it.”

18.             “If you’ve got a talent, protect it.”

19.             “You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music.”

20.             “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.”

21.             “Life doesn’t happen to you. It happens for you.”

22.             “I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it’s not the answer.” ― Jim Carrey

23.             “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.” ― Jim Carrey

24.             “Isn’t it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do?”― Jim Carrey

25.             “When things are really bad the only thing to do is laugh” ― Jim Carrey

26.             “For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.”

27.  “Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens for you.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

28.  “I have no limits! I cannot be contained because I’m the container.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

29.  “There is a huge difference between a dog that is going to eat you in your mind and an actual dog that’s going to eat you.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

30.   “Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

31.   “You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about your pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

32.   “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality. What we really want seems impossibly out of reach and ridiculous to expect, so we never dare to ask the universe for it. I’m saying, I’m the proof that you can ask the universe for it!” – Jim Carrey Quotes

33.   “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

34.   “What’s yours? How will you serve the world? What do they need that your talent can provide? That’s all you have to figure out.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

35.  “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

36.  “That peace that we’re after, lies somewhere beyond personality, beyond the perception of others, beyond invention and disguise, even beyond effort itself. You can join the game, fight the wars, play with form all you want, but to find real peace, you have to let the armor fall.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

37.   “Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart, and all that will be left of you is what was in your heart.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

38.   “I was concerned about going out in the world and doing something bigger than myself, until someone smarter than myself made me realize that there is nothing bigger than myself!” – Jim Carrey Quotes

39.   “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

40.   “I’ve often said that I wished people could realize all their dreams of wealth and fame so they could see that it’s not where you’ll find your sense of completion.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

41.  “My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

42.   “I don’t believe in hope. Hope is a beggar. Hope walks through the fire, faith leaps over it.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

43.   “As far as I can tell, it’s just about letting the universe know what you want and working toward it while letting go of how it might come to pass.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

44.   “You will only ever have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

45.  “You are the vanguard of knowledge and consciousness; a new wave in a vast ocean of possibilities.” – Jim Carrey Quotes

50 Jim Carrey Quotes

1. “Ultimately, we’re not the avatars we create. We’re not the pictures on the film stock. We are the light that shines through it. All else is just smoke and mirrors. Distracting, but not truly compelling.” 

2. “Creative people don’t behave very well generally.”

3. “I don’t have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She’s my first priority.”

4. “If you’re looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you’re gonna be depressed real fast.”

5. “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.”

6. “It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”

7. “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”

8. “I just want to be myself.”

9. “That’s the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is.”

10.              “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.”

11.              “I tend to stay up late, not because I’m partying but because it’s the only time of the day when I’m alone and don’t have to be performing.”

13.              “Morgan Freeman is so class. He’s so cool. He’s so scary.”

14.              “I’m the first to admit this whole salary thing is getting out of control. In the final analysis, it’s still about the work.”

15.              “People need motivation to do anything.”

16.              “I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.”

17.              “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.”

18.              “I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.”

19.              “I practiced making faces in the mirror and it would drive my mother crazy.”

20.              “Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn’t trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.”

21.              “Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain’t desperate at some point, you ain’t interesting.”

22.              “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”

23.              “Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they’re eating sandwiches.”

24.              “My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.”

25.              “I try to do something the audience might not have seen before.”

26.              “…If I’m gonna kiss a girl I wanna kiss her like a girl has never been kissed. Like maybe I would kick her legs out from under her and catch her right before she hits the ground and then kiss her.”

27.              “My life is not unlike Truman’s. I can’t go anywhere.”

28.              “I’ve tried everything. I’ve done therapy, I’ve done colonics. I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura.”

29.              “My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point.”

30.              “I love playing ego and insecurity combined.”

31.              “My report card always said, ‘Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students’.”

32.              “What I have in common with the character in ‘Truman’ is this incredible need to please people.”

33.              “I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.”

34.              “Originality is really important.”

35.              “I’ve already accomplished something. It’s such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself.”

36.              “I think I could go away tomorrow.”

37.              “I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return.”

38.              “I need privacy…Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal.”

39.              “I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy.”

40.              “The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me.”

41.              “Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn’t eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Seuss inspired me to try cauliflower!”

42.              “A lot of good love can happen in 10 years.”

43.              “If I had never ventured beyond being a stand-up comic, then I would be sitting in my house today working on my Leonardo DiCaprio impression.”

44.              “Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn’t been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that’s really worthwhile.”

45.              “My mother was a professional sick person; she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that.”

46.              “Once every six months, I’ll have a day where I eat more chocolate than has ever been consumed by a human being.”

47.              “You know, I live a monastic lifestyle. No, I do. I do live in extremes, basically. I go back and forth.”

48.              “I absolutely want to have a career where you make’ em laugh and make’ em cry. It’s all theater.”

49.              “I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.”

50.              “Ever since I started to get recognition I’ve picked out certain fans and reverse-stalked them.”

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Other Mental health quotes which you may like

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