Here’s a selection of Jim Carrey Quotes, covering topics such as The Mask, Liar Liar, inspiration and motivation.
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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.
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.
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 love playing ego and insecurity combined.
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.
You might as well take a chance on doing what you love.
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
Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.
You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world….you will only ever have two choices: love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.
It’s better to fail at what you love than fail at what you don’t.
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.
My report card always said, ‘Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students’.
The purpose of art is to bring people into presence.
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.
You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.
Originality is really important.
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.’
I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don’t know if it’s possible forever and ever.
I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
A better you means a better universe.
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.
You know the trouble with real life? there’s no danger music.
It’s time to p-a-r-t-why? because I gotta!.
I am heaven.
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness.
Flowers don’t worry about how they’re going to bloom. They just open up & turn toward the light & that makes them beautiful.
I praticed 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.
My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.
Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.
I’m so wrapped up in my work that it’s often impossible to consider other things in my life. My marriage ended in divorce because of this, my relationship with Holly has suffered by this.
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.
If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.
When the first big paycheque with ‘Dumb And Dumber’ hit, I went: ‘Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?’ But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.
Life is an ordeal, albeit an exciting one, but I wouldn’t trade it for the good old days of poverty and obscurity.
People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.
The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.
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.
Take a chance on faith – not religion, but faith. Not hope, but faith. I don’t believe in hope. Hope is a beggar. Hope walks through the fire. Faith leaps over it.
I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin’ wealthy.
I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.
Isn’t it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do?.
Hope walks through the fire. Faith leaps over it.
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.
Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart, and all that will be left of you is what was in your heart.
So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality.
To find real peace you have to let the armor go. 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.
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.
Madness is never that far away. It’s as close as saying yes to the wrong impulse.
Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
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.
Usually you regret the things you say no to.
For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.
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.
You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well try what you do want.
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!
You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world.
Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.
Compassion is the currency that leads to true wealth.
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.
If you’ve got a talent, protect it.
If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?
My soul is not contained within the limits of my body; my body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.