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Motivational Jim Carrey Quotes And Sayings

Jim Carrey Quotes:- James Eugene Carrey (born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, writer, musician, and artist. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances.

Carrey first gained recognition in America in 1990 after landing a recurring role in the sketch comedy television series In Living Color. His first leading roles in motion pictures came with Ace Ventura Pet Detective, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask (1994), and Ace Ventura: When Nature Calls, as well as portraying the Riddler in Batman Forever and the lead role in Liar Liar (1997).

Inspirational Jim Carrey Quotes

“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.”-Jim Carrey

Inspirational Jim Carrey Quotes

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


“I love playing the ego and insecurity combined.”-Jim Carrey


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


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


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


“People need the motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“It was such a leap in my career when ‘Truman Show’ came along. It’s always been a long process for me insofar as recognition goes, but that’s OK because you appreciate it when it comes.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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“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.”-Jim Carrey


“Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.”-Jim Carrey


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


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“I want to be the greatest actor that ever lived, frankly. I’d love that. But I don’t need to be. I just want to be here. That’s it.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“I’ve never been one to sit back and go, ‘I’d better do what the audience wants me to do because I don’t want to lose them.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“For some reason, I did something where I realized I could get a reaction. That was when I broke out of my shell at school because I really didn’t have any friends or anything like that and I just kind of was going along, and then finally I did this zany thing, and all of a sudden I had tons of friends.”-Jim Carrey


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


“My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


Top 10 Motivational Jim Carrey Quotes


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


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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!”-Jim Carrey


“The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, ‘Is that a $20 million take?’ That kind of thing, and being self-critical.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


“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.”-Jim Carrey


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