Jim Carrey Quotes & Wallpapers

Jim Carrey
Total Quotes: 281


So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality, Jim Carrey

Most of the time I live with my pain. I have pain but I won't show it around. I think that's the nobility of the character. There's something noble in not spewing on people all the time about your problems. I'm the light guy, so I identified. Jim Carrey

I just wanna hang out. No big deal! Jim Carrey

Free cable is the ultimate aphrodisiac. Jim Carrey

Flowers don't worry about how the're going to bloom. They just open up and turn toward the light and that makes them beautiful. Jim Carrey

It's exhausting I think to just say really yes to everything for real, even if you do it for a day. Jim Carrey

It's always good I think in general to have different energies on screen, like it's nice to have different characters go at different speeds, just like different people work at different speeds. Jim Carrey

I love acting. I love play-acting. I love pretending. I love telling stories so whether they be comedic or serious or whatever, it doesn't really matter to me. I enjoy telling a good story. I have it all in me. Jim Carrey

Humor is not debatable. It's like sex. Either you're aroused or you're not. Nobody can reason you around to their point of view. Jim Carrey

I got paid a lot of money at one point so the focus became, for a lot of people, about that, but for me, it's always been the same goal: To stop the world for people. 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

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

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

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. Jim Carrey

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

The purpose of art is to bring people into presence. Jim Carrey

I would visualize things coming to me. It would just make me feel better. Visualization works if you work hard. That's the thing. You can't just visualize and go eat a sandwich. Jim Carrey

You can be zany and funny or you can do something that really has some depth to it and serious, so there's many different colors to paint with. I would hate to get trapped in one little thing. I always feel like funny is an appendage, but it is not my whole body. Jim Carrey

When I started out. I'd drive a hundred miles to do my act for free. Jim Carrey

I just love to skate. When I put a skate on the ice, I'm free from the world, and I have no problems at all. I am a bird! Jim Carrey

I discovered a new thing in the Lord's Prayer that kind of hit me. "on earth as it is heaven" to me it means whatever you take out into the world is what you're going to draw out. like those days when you're all yang and no yin, and you're fighting with people inside, and you can't calm yourself down, and suddenly you're pulled over by the cops. everything goes wrong in the same day because you created it. so, if you get heaven within you, it'll be all around you. if hell is within you, it'll be around you. it's always created here first. Jim Carrey

Just because I rock doesn't mean I am made of stone. Jim Carrey

Those times in life when you're terrified are the mastery times. Jim Carrey

Our love is like a red, red rose... and I am a little thorny. Jim Carrey

It's Better to Fail at What You Love Than Fail at What You Do'. Jim Carrey

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 job as an accountant. 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 do' want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love. Jim Carrey

I just like being creative, whatever way I have to do it. Jim Carrey

My social life goes in bursts, where I get like, "Oh, I gotta get out and do something, man, I gotta do something." And I'll plan a trip and go on a motorcycle trip down the Baja [Peninsula] for 900 miles and I'll hang out with my friends for like a month, and then they'll never see me for two months or three months or whatever, and I won't answer any calls. Jim Carrey

I enjoy my life. The fame part of it freaked me out for a little while, and there are definitely times when it's not so great to be special and known by everybody - you know, when you're wearing the wrong thing, or just in a vulnerable place. But I'm good with my life now. Jim Carrey

The thing is, I've always tried to create transcendent moments. Moments that take people away from their concerns. Heaven to me is when people find a way to become so involved with life that they're no longer concerned for the future. Jim Carrey

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

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

I used to draw a lot. If my mother would ask me to do something else, I'd have a hairy conniption. I'd just go crazy. 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

I don't hate you for loving you. I just hate my heart for choosing someone like you. Jim Carrey

Psychologically, it's what I love to be. Tearing apart a person from the inside out. Jim Carrey

I spent most of my time in my room staring at a mirror. I never knew I was supposed to socialize. I just spent hours making faces at myself, having a good time. Jim Carrey

Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much. You can spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all it will ever be is what's happening here, the decisions in that we make in this moment, which are based in either love or fear. Jim Carrey

Not hope, but Faith. I don't believe in hope. Hope is a beggar. Jim Carrey

You love the person for who they are, flaws and all. You can't help who you love, either. It comes from a different side of your brain than the logic part that tells you that this person is horrible for you - "You should walk away!" While you're walking away, the other part of your brain is trying to gain control of your bodily functions. "Turn around! She's the one!" Jim Carrey

I would challenge anybody in their darkest moment to write what they're grateful for, even stupid little things like the green grass that made them feel good, the friendly conversation they had with somebody on an alevator. You start to realize how rich you are. Jim Carrey

Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass. Jim Carrey

Any1 who would run out to buy an assault rifle after the Newtown massacre has very little left in their body or soul worth protecting. ;^ Jim Carrey

You know the trouble with real life? There's no danger music. Jim Carrey

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. Jim Carrey

If I'm not back in 5 minutes, just wait longer. Jim Carrey

Come back here so that I may brain thee! Jim Carrey

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 job as an accountant. 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. Jim Carrey

When I started to realise how important the film was to people I thought there is a lot of negative stuff going on in the world, maybe they need these two people Jim Carrey

The early bird gathers no moss! The rolling stone catches the worm. Jim Carrey

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. Jim Carrey

Heaven is on the other side of that feeling you get when you're sitting on the couch and you get up and make a triple-decker sandwich. It's on the other side of that, when you don't make the sandwich. It's about sacrifice.... It's about giving up the things that basically keep you from feeling. That's what I believe, anyway. I'm always asking, What am I going to give up next? Because I want to feel. Jim Carrey

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

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. Jim Carrey

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. 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

A lot of good love can happen in ten years. Jim Carrey

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

I'm a hard guy to live with. I'm like a caged animal. I'm up all night walking around the living room. It's hard for me to come down from what I do. 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

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

Imagine if you could actually be that happy? That would be powerful, man. People would be tunneling under the street to avoid you. They'd go 'Oh, man - is that happy guy still out there? Jim Carrey

I laugh at mistakes. I laugh at how you recover from mistakes. Jim Carrey

Movies are great, but the real romance happens right here, somewhere - real close-up. I really couldn't have done it if I hadn't been through a lot one way or another. Either you're the one erasing or you're the one being erased, so it's not a pleasant feeling! Jim Carrey

In retrospect it always seems to work out that you can look back on something that was a disaster and find some gems in there. Jim Carrey

I think there are beautiful moments. These days everybody expects that fairy tale , that you're going to be together forever with somebody and I don't really subscribe to that. I'd love that to happen if that happened, but 10 years is enough. 10 years is a good thing with somebody, I think. It's a nice thing. A lot of good love can happen in 10 years. Jim Carrey

I get excited when the people I work with scare me. I get excited when I'm surrounded by people who make me better and make me stay on my game and challenge me. Jim Carrey

I just may laugh at different things than most people. I laugh at mistakes. I laugh at how you recover from mistakes. I see when people go off their material and it's actually happening in front of you and that kind of stuff excites me. Jim Carrey



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