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500 Best Jim Carrey Quotes: Funny And Wise About Life

1. "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


2. "Our love is like a red, red rose... and I am a little thorny.”


3. "My dad was like a stage mother; he always pushed me to do what I wanted.”


4. “You can feel anything at all, anything at all. You can feel it. Happy, sad, big or very small, anything at all is fine. It's you who is doing the feeling, and that makes it okay.”


5. “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.”


6. "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.”


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


8. "Be grateful. Find something to be grateful for.”


9. “Andy Kaufman: You don't know the real me.


10. “At some point when you create yourself to make it, you're going to have to either let that creation go and take a chance on being loved or hated for who you really are, or you're going to have to kill who you really are and fall into your grave grasping a character you never were.”


11. “Even those who are closest to you and most in love with you, the people you love most in the world will find clarity confronting at times.”


12. "Hope walks through the fire and faith leaps over it.”


13. "G'day mate! Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!”


14. "Am I just eating because I’m bored?”


15. “I cannot be contained because I’m the container.”


16. "Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”


17. "It’s nice to finally get scripts offered to me that aren’t the ones Tom Hanks wipes his butt with.” – Jim Carrey


18. “Originality is really important.”


19. “Fred: A Merry Christmas to you, uncle!


20. "Listen, Pocahontas, unless you put your ear to the ground, you'll never hear the buffalo comin'!”


21. “We're going six thousand miles an hour around the sun and nobody's driving this bitch!" said Gary Busey from the woods, where, for his own reasons, he was halfway up an eighty-foot pine tree.”


22. “But, you know, you can't be a star at home.”


23. "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


24. "Risk being seen in all of your glory.”


25. "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.”


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


27. “I learned many, many lessons from my father, but not least of which is that you can fail at something you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance doing what you love.”


28. "I laugh at mistakes. I laugh at how you recover from mistakes.”


29. “If you’ve got a talent, protect it.” – Jim Carrey


30. "Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens for you.”


31. “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.”


32. “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.”


33. "Just because I rock doesn’t mean I am made of stone.”


34. "You are the vanguard of knowledge and consciousness—a new wave in a vast ocean of possibilities.”


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


36. "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.” – Jim Carrey


37. "Beware of the unloved, because they will eventually hurt themselves… or others.” – Jim Carrey


38. “I come from the philosophy of: "Whatever happens to me is the greatest thing that could happen, no matter what." Sometimes in the moment I have a regret, but then I have found myself every time down the line saying to myself: "I wouldn't be here if it weren't for that so called failure."”


39. "We got no food, we got no jobs... our pets' heads are falling off!”


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


41. "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.'” – Jim Carrey


42. "If you’ve got a talent, protect it.” – Jim Carrey


43. "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.”


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


45. "My career has been in a weird, kind of like, low-flying under the radar-kind of place. I never made it on Saturday Night Live where all my friends did.”


46. "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.”


47. "Life doesn’t happen to you. It happens for you.” – Jim Carrey


48. “Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash. Personal hygiene is part of the package with me.”


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


50. "Well, this is just a fist. But when I start throwing it around, I can leave one hell of a mess.”


51. “And they'll feast, feast, feast, feast. They'll eat their Who-Pudding and rare Who-Roast Beast. But that's something I just cannot stand in the least. Oh, no. I'M SPEAKING IN RHYME!”


52. “Human things have long since jumped the shark.”


53. "Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through you. Risk being seen in all of your glory.” – Jim Carrey


54. "My spiritual journey has been a good kind of thing I’ve been on. I guess some people would say I’m obsessed with it, but in a really good way. It’s just enjoyable. I don’t really have crazy obsessions about things.”


55. “My moto - always turn your wheel in the direction of the skid.”


56. "I’m making a conscious choice to see challenges as beneficial so that I can deal with them in the most productive way”– Jim Carrey


57. “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.”


58. "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


59. “Wealth and fame come from asserting your individuality. Peace comes from knowing there is no such thing.”


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


61. "If I’m not back in 5 minutes, just wait longer.”


62. "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.” – Jim Carrey


63. “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.”


64. "Originality is really important.”


65. "It came without ribbons, it came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags.”


66. "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


67. "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


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


69. "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


70. “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 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.”


71. “- Dr. Ivo Robotnik: Why would you throw your life away for this silly little alien?


72. “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


73. "Those times in life when you’re terrified are the mastery times.”


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


75. “- Greta: Mr. Reede, several years ago a friend of mine had a burglar on her roof, a burglar. He fell through the kitchen skylight, landed on a cutting board, on a butcher's knife, cutting his leg. The burglar sued my friend, he sued my friend. And because of guys like you he won. My friend had to pay the burglar $6,000. Is that justice?


76. "Can't make the scene if you don't have the green.”


77. “Behinf every great man there is a woman rolling her eyes.”


78. "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.” – Jim Carrey


79. “I learned that you can fail at what you don't love, so you might as well do what you love.”


80. "When I put on that mask, I can do anything. Be anything.”


81. “If only I could meet someone new. I guess my chances of that happening are somewhat diminished, seeing that I'm incapable of making eye contact with a woman.”


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


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


84. "People need motivation to do anything. I don’t think human beings learn anything without desperation.” – Jim Carrey


85. "S...ssss....ssssss..sssss...smokin'!”


86. “The world he saw on the news came to seem like a genre-fusing farce, its story lines ever less plausible, ever more dispiriting. The world of the chamber, by contrast, was all impressionist masterworks, images and plotlines manifestly finer and more nourishing than what, of late, was passing for the real.”


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


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


89. “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.”


90. "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.”


91. “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.”


92. “- Grinch: [shouts] Hello?


93. "Madness is never that far away. It’s as close as saying yes to the wrong impulse.”


94. “Never let your mind and your ego fill you with the fear of failure and turn you against your playful heart.”


95. "I can tell you from experience the effect you have on others is the most valuable currency.”


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


97. “Shit my pants, see how long it takes them to notice.”


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


99. “And I wondered, who is it that’s aware that I’m thinking? And suddenly I was thrown into this amazing feeling of freedom. I was no longer a fragment of the universe, I was the universe.”


100. “I want to be a positive force in the world, I would like to make people happy.”


101. “Listen, Pocahontas, unless you put your ear to the ground, you'll never hear the buffalo comin'!”


102. "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.”


103. "I think obsessions happen because you’re trying to understand something or some urge.”


104. "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.” – Jim Carrey


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


106. "Some people just aren't cut out for life on the road.”


107. "I don’t feel any pressure to be funny at all. I’m funny because I want to be funny. I could sit here and be serious for an hour and you would go away and make me much funnier than I am.”


108. "The dating process is not normal for me.”


109. "It's party time. P, A, R, T. Y? Because I gotta!”


110. "Even those who are closest to you and most in love with you, the people you love most in the world will find clarity confronting at times.”


111. "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


112. “Everybody expects the fairy tale - you're going to be together forever with somebody. I don't really subscribe to that. I'd love that to happen if that happened, but ten years is enough. Ten years is a good thing with somebody, I think. It's a nice thing. A lot of good love can happen in ten years.”


113. “There's no drama like wrestling.”


114. “Ace Ventura: Hi, I'm looking for Ray Finkle.


115. "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.” – Jim Carrey


116. "It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?” – Jim Carrey


117. “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.”


118. "I don’t believe in this fairy tale of staying together forever. Ten years with somebody is enough.”


119. "But, you know, you can’t be a star at home.” – Jim Carrey


120. "What I do as an art form is try to make people feel good. and if I do try to make them feel bad, it’s for a reason. There’s something I am trying to say.”


121. “[catching Bob applauding to Fred's speech] Let me hear one word out of you, Cratchit, and you can keep Christmas by losing your position!”


122. "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


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


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


125. “You might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”


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


127. "Sometimes it’s okay to eat your feelings.”


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


129. “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.”


130. “I like challenges and I don't believe in failure. I don't believe in regrets. I believe suffering, failure - all those concepts - are things that are absolutely necessary to make us the best people that we can be, the best at whatever we want to do.”


131. "Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form.”


132. “The modern world was a burning bus speeding toward a cliff with a maniac at the wheel. And he was not apart, but complicit, a hyperactive child making yuk-yuks in his seat, keeping everyone laughing, distracting them from certain doom. Faster, faster, no more room to brake.”


133. “Where did this character come from? What is the dirt that the pearl is built around? And the pearl is the personality that you build around yourself as a protection against that thought: "If they ever find out that I'm worthless, if they ever find out that I'm not enough, I'll be destroyed".”


134. “What I do as an art form is try to make people feel good and if I do try to make them feel bad, it's for a reason. There's something I am trying to say.”


135. "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


136. "If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.” – Jim Carrey


137. “[The highs and lows of show business is] a rollercoaster for sure. There's so many highs, there's just moments of your life where you go, "Wow I can't believe how insanely lucky I am," and then you can turn around and the next moment feel so completely caught up in your own wanting, and desiring, and needing and feel like somehow you're missing something. It's just higher the high, the lower the low.”


138. "But, you know, you can't be a star at home.”


139. “There was a time when people said, 'Jim, if you keep on making faces, your face will freeze like that.' Now they just say, 'Pay him!'”


140. "It is better to risk starving to death than surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?”


141. “I experimented. Pot was kind of a compulsive thing for me. I tended to go away, just me and my apple bong.”


142. “You can be American, Canadian, Isreali, or Iranian but no man can put a border around who you really are.”


143. "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.” – Jim Carrey


144. “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 and Faith leaps over it.”


145. “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” – Jim Carrey


146. "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.” – Jim Carrey


147. "My soul is not contained within the limits of my body; my body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.”


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


149. "Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.”


150. “I don't believe in bad people. I believe that people, somewhere inside, have the potential to realize themselves.”


151. "You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world.”


152. “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


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


154. "No doubt, there are reasons for your worries, no one could dispute, but that doesn’t make them any less useless. It’s ok to let them go.”— Jim Carrey


155. "I cannot be contained because I’m the container.”


156. “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.”


157. "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.” – Jim Carrey


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


159. "The peace that we’re after lies somewhere beyond personality, beyond the perception of others, beyond invention and disguise, even beyond effort itself.” – Jim Carrey


160. "Free cable is the ultimate aphrodisiac.”


161. "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.”


162. “Magicians are definitely more arrogant. They're kind of like "Abra Kadabra, you're an idiot," they don't let you in on the joke. Comedians, you're always in on the joke unless it's Andy Kaufman.”


163. "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.”


164. “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.”


165. "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


166. “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.”


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


168. "They got the Monkees. They were a major influence on the Beatles.”


169. "When I started out, I’d drive a hundred miles to do my act for free.”


170. "The combination of what’s written and just being in the moment is always the best way. You gotta start out with something solid and then you play.”


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


172. "Originality is really important.” – Jim Carrey


173. "Don’t worry if you miss your cue, because there’s always doors opening. They keep opening.”


174. "Psychologically, it’s what I love to be—tearing apart a person from the inside out.”


175. "Don’t you just hate it when you are in bed with three beautiful women, and the least attractive one whispers, ‘Save it for me!’”


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


177. "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


178. "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


179. "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.”


180. "Not hope, but faith. I don’t believe in hope. Hope is a beggar.”


181. “Are we like those bored couples you feel sorry for in restaurants? Are we the dining dead? I can't stand the idea of us being a couple people think that about.”


182. "I can be your best friend or your worst enemy. You seem to prefer the latter.”


183. "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


184. "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.’”


185. “Chaplin had not merely impressed but formed him. Showed him how any gesture—a kiss, playing with some bread rolls—can be freed from the mundane, imbued with magic. Charlie Chaplin was always turning caterpillars into butterflies. He had used comedy to reveal, and not flee, the truth of the human predicament. He’d roller-skated blindfolded over the void, like a planet circling a black hole. He filmed a factory worker sucked into a machine, fed through its cogs and gears, assailing an age that turns people into things. And Charlie Chaplin had battled the bleak world with—what? Not a knife, not a gun. A cane. Gentle, gestural, the baton of a maestro. Chaplin’s cane, with no disrespect to Hockney, Picasso, or Basquiat, was, in this moment, what Jim Carrey most wanted to save.”


186. "I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter.”


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


188. "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!”


189. "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


190. "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.”


191. "I hope I’ll never be drunk with my own power.”


192. “Now fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much.”


193. “I want her to be happy, no matter what that means. I want her to find someone who will treat her with all the love she deserved from me. I want her to meet someone who will see her always as I do now, through Your eyes.”


194. "For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.”


195. "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.” – Jim Carrey


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


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


198. "Hope is a beggar. Hope walks through the fire and faith leaps over it.


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


200. "The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.”


201. “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.”


202. “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.”


203. "Acting is divine dissatisfaction. It’s the greatest thing in the world to do, but you are never satisfied with it ever.”


204. "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 Carrey205. “I'm the top banana in a world full of monkeys.”


206. “Why, Katie wondered, eyeing them at the altar, is false love so proud, and true love so fearful?”


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


208. “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.'”


209. "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.”


210. “I just want to be myself.”


211. "Every character is a baby. You can’t choose between them. If you can, you didn’t do your job. You have to fall in love with every character.”


212. “Once, we were artists. Pure! But we, all of us, we became a distraction, compromised for the sake of fame, comfort, the approval of strangers. We spend our lives pursuing something as empty as `relevance' and they use our fear of losing it to corral us. Dirty Malaysian money. Saudi money. We'll take it all. What went wrong? We sing and dance not to entertain but to distract people from the crushing gears of a capitalist machine that has no ideals save for greed and violence. And let's not kid ourselves, Hollywood is the best PR firm the gunmakers ever had. What a sick culture." "But what about artistic beauty?" asked Cameron Diaz. "When you can perceive beauty there's no excuse for serving ugliness. For aiding cons, inflaming desires, promising everything and delivering nothing. It doesn't matter what you put on TV because people are so frightened and lonely they'll watch it just to hear human voices and feel like they're not alone. They're so beaten down all they need is a soccer tournament every four years and they stay in their place. This is not a society. This is a system of soul-murder. And history will not be kind to us for our complicity, because we know better. The executives"—he nodded Maoishly to the Disney team —"they can say they were serving their god Mammon, but we artists can't. We're all East German playwrights now, complicit with the regime! And there will come a time of judgment. We're destroying the planet. This cannot last.”


213. “Just because I rock doesn't mean I'm made of stone.”


214. “I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don't know if it's possible forever and ever.”


215. “When things are really bad the only thing to do is laugh.”


216. "Sometimes I think that’s the only thing that’s important really, is just letting each other know we’re here. Reminding each other that we’re part of a larger self”


217. "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


218. "Everything can be made fun of. The most serious things are ripe for making fun of them.”


219. "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.”


220. “The best possible thing you can get out of a relationship is that you're with somebody who encourages you to be the best version of yourself.”


221. "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


222. "Saving you, is that what you think I was doing? Wrong-o. I merely noticed that you’re improperly packaged, my dear.”


223. "Decisions we make in this moment are based on either love or fear.”


224. “Confidence. A fool's substitute for intelligence.”


225. "Don’t worry folks as long as the Sun is revolving around the Earth, we’ll be fine!”— Jim Carrey


226. “Saving you, is that what you think I was doing? Wrong-o. I just noticed that you were improperly packaged, my dear.”


227. "You were good, kid, real good. But as long as I'm around, you'll always be second best, see?”


228. "A better you means a better universe.”


229. "If you aren't in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.”


230. "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


231. “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 and faith leaps over it.”


232. "I don’t make it in regular channels, and that’s okay for me.” – Jim Carrey


233. "Life doesn’t happen to you. It happens for you.”


234. "I feel that we’re all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness.” – Jim Carrey


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


236. "When someone you love dies, you don’t lose them all at once. You lose them in pieces over time, like how the mail stops coming.”


237. "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”– Jim Carrey


238. “If done right, kidnapping can be a positive experience for everyone.”


239. "If you’ve got a talent, protect it.”


240. “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.”


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


242. "I think if we all acted the way we felt, four out of eight people at a dinner table would be sitting there sobbing.”


243. "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


244. "Max Reede: My teacher tells me beauty is on the inside.


245. “It came without ribbons, it came without tags. It came without packages, boxes, or bags. Maybe Christmas doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas (the thought) means a little bit more.”


246. "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


247. “You know what the problem is with being the smartest person in the world? Everyone else seems stupid!”


248. “Good question aguado, first I establish a motive. In this case the killer saw the size of the bugs dick and became insanely jealous.”


249. "As far as I’m concerned, everything bad that happens in the world stems from the same place—they’re people who don’t feel important.”


250. “You know, gingivitis is the number one cause of all tooth decay.”


251. “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


252. “So many of us choose our path out of fear disguised as practicality.”


253. "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


254. “Well, necessity is the motherfucker of invention, man.”


255. "Now fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much.”


256. "Riddle me this, riddle me that. Who’s afraid of the big black bat?”


257. "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.”


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


259. "Ooh, somebody stop me!”


260. “If you utter so much as one syllable, I'LL HUNT YOU DOWN AND GUT YOU LIKE A FISH! If you'd like to fax me, press the star key.”


261. "I feel like I’ve lived the dream for sure. I’m the luckiest guy in the world and I will never forget that. I always feel like I’m proof of positive thought and manifestation, and that faith is more important than talent. But if you have both you’re really doing something.”


262. “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.”


263. “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.” – Jim Carrey


264. "Morgan Freeman is so class. He’s so cool. He’s so scary.” – Jim Carrey


265. "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.”


266. "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.”


267. "One man’s toxic waste is another man’s potpourri.”


268. "Fear is going to be a player in your life, but you get to decide how much!”


269. “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.”


270. "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.”


271. "I don’t believe in bad people. I believe that people, somewhere inside, have the potential to realize themselves.”


272. "Look Ma, I'm roadkill!”273. “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.”


274. "I just wanna hang out. No big deal!”


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


276. “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


277. "I’ve always believed that you can funnel good things toward yourself by thinking positively.”


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


279. "I guess they're right. Senior citizens, although slow and dangerous behind the wheel, can still serve a purpose. I'll be right back! Don't you go dying on me!”


280. “- Adele Stanton: Do you remember me?


281. "Now you listen to me, young lady! Even if we’re horribly mangled, there’ll be no sad faces on Christmas.”


282. “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.”


283. “Since I've been spending my time in nature with animals, I found out that we are the wild savages, and they are the ones who are actually civilized.”


284. "Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.” – Jim Carrey


285. "I’m not always looking for a laugh. I’m not the guy who sits in and listens to conversations and wants to jump in with something hilarious every two seconds. I actually do listen to people.”


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


287. "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.”


288. “150 people die every year from being hit by falling coconuts. Not to worry, drug makers are developing a vaccine.”


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


290. "I don’t think you can know God unless you’re passionate about Him so you’re either screaming at Him, enraptured with the idea of being around Him, or feeling Him in your life.”


291. "There’s something noble in not spewing on people all the time about your problems. I’m the light guy, so I identified.”


292. “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.”


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


294. "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.”


295. “I haven't been as wild with my money as somebody like me might have been. I've been very safe, very conservative with investments. I don't blow money. I don't have a ton of houses. I know things can go away. I've already had that experience.”


296. “I Felt So Shaken Up”: Woman Leaves Family Trip After Eavesdropping On Husband’s Conversation With Mother-In-LawEmployee Laughs In Boss' Face For Saying It's "Unethical" To Make Plans After Work, Takes The Case To The Director


297. “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.” – Jim Carrey


298. "Cop: You know why I pulled you over?


299. “Consider the flowers, they don't try to look right


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


301. “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.”


302. “No doubt, there are reasons for your worries, no one could dispute, but that doesn't make them any less useless. It's ok to let them go.”


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


304. “I don't need nice. I don't need myself to be it, and I don't need anybody else to be it at me.”


305. "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.”


306. "You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music.” – Jim Carrey


307. "The purpose of art is to bring people into presence.”


308. "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


309. “I wish you all freedom from past regrets, fear of the future and the illusion of time itself. Don't wait for a countdown.”


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


311. "Bleeding hearts of the world unite.”


312. “[smashes a glass bottle and stuffs it into his mouth] Am I just eating because I am bored?”


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


314. "You will only ever have two choices—love or fear. Choose love, and don’t ever let fear turn you against your playful heart.”


315. “Sometimes it’s okay to eat your feelings.”


316. "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


317. "My psychiatrist says I have a messiah complex but I forgave him.”


318. “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.”


319. "Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world.” – Jim Carrey


320. “I am heaven.”


321. “If I have to tear this universe another black hole, I'm going to find it. I've..... got to mister.”


322. “I wrote myself a check for ten million dollars for acting services rendered and dated it Thanksgiving 1995. I put it in my wallet and it deteriorated. And then, just before Thanksgiving 1995, I found out I was going to make ten million dollars for Dumb & Dumber. I put that check in the casket with my father because it was our dream together.”


323. “I used to spend a lot of time burning with anxiety. That happens when you imagine that you're less than infinite.”


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


325. "And now, like Napoleon, I will divide and conquer.”


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


327. “I don't decide when the sun will shine but I know that it will never shine without me.”


328. “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. ;^”


329. "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.”


330. "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


331. "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


332. "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


333. “Anyone who would run out to buy an assault rifle after the Newtown massacre has very little left in their body or soul worth protecting.”


334. “It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas. Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married.”


335. “When your heart is in love, you're floating weightless. When you lose that love, you have to re-enter the atmosphere. And it can get pretty rough. Bouncing off one molecule onto the next, ripping through them at such a pace that they ignite and explode. Until you find another heart that's doing the same thing, that's landed and cooled and then you start to float again.”


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


337. "I used to spend a lot of time burning with anxiety. That happens when you imagine that you’re less than infinite.”— Jim Carrey


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


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


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


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


342. "Just because I rock doesn't mean I'm made of stone.”


343. "I want to be a positive force in the world. I would like to make people happy.”


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


345. "I have no limits! I cannot be contained because I’m the container.”


346. "If you give up on your dreams, what’s left?”


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


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


349. "I used to be a guy who was experiencing the Universe, but now I feel like the Universe experiencing a guy.” – Jim Carrey


350. “when things are really bad


351. “Solitude is dangerous. It’s very addictive. It becomes a habit after you realise how peaceful and calm it is. It’s like you don’t want to deal with people anymore because they drain your energy.”


352. “Acting is divine dissatisfaction. It's the greatest thing in the world to do, but you are never satisfied with it ever.”


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


354. “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.” – Jim Carrey355. “Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.” – Jim Carrey


356. “- Lloyd Christmas: Harry, holy cow. I'm worried about you. You're as deaf as a bat.


357. "I love playing ego and insecurity combined.” – Jim Carrey


358. "My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. And My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.” – Jim Carrey


359. "One of my mission statements with all of my art has been to stop the world for people. I want to stop the worrying and stop the world.”


360. “When you are a kid, you need to have something to do. This will keep you off the streets.”


361. “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.”


362. “- Fletcher Reede: Your honor, would the court be willing to grant me a short bathroom break?


363. "Comedic actors can be looked at as a lower form because we have to put ourselves in a lower place than most of the audience.”


364. “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.”


365. "The inner child runs rampant. They’re just smaller, that’s all.”


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


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


368. "I think lofty emotions are somehow considered more special. The best stories in the world to me are the ones that elicit a real emotion, but have humor.”


369. "The truth will set you free.”


370. “Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom. They just open up & turn toward the light & that makes them beautiful.”


371. "That peace that we’re after lies somewhere beyond personality, beyond the perception of others, beyond invention and disguise, even beyond effort itself.”


372. "One man’s toxic sludge is another man’s potpourri.”


373. “I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter.”


374. “[from trailer]


375. "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.”


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


377. "Morgan Freeman is so class. He's so cool. He's so scary.”


378. "Like most Catholic boys, I wanted to be Jesus Christ. I could never get the turn-the-other-cheek thing down, though.”


379. "Greta, please! I'm on my knees in a nine-hundred-dollar suit!”


380. “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


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


382. "All that you see and all that you don’t see, is you. Feel that and be free. There are no two things.”— Jim Carrey


383. “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.”


384. "It’s Better to Fail at What You Love Than Fail at What You Don’t.” – Jim Carrey


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


386. “All right, fine! I'm not talking to you anymore! In fact, I'm going to whisper! So that by the time my voice reverberates off the walls, and gets back to me, I won't be able to hear it.”


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


388. “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.”


389. “I never thought I was finished when people said I was finished, or any of that stuff. I always had this undying belief that even if I was in a wheelchair and I could only move my finger, somehow I would become the guy who does the amazing thing with his finger.”


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


391. "You said it, pal. Maybe we're not as good of friends as we thought. I mean, if one beautiful girl can rip us apart, then maybe our friendship isn't worth a damn. Maybe we should call it quits right now.”


392. "The era of ‘yes’ has begun.”


393. “Creo que madurar no significa ser una persona seria, mucho menos aburrida, madurar es poder jugar, tontear, bromear, hacer sonreír como un niño, pero recordando nuestras responsabilidades, aceptar que ya no somos niños, pero sin olvidar que lo fuimos.”


394. “I come from the philosophy of: Whatever happens to me is the greatest thing that could happen, no matter what. Sometimes in the moment I have a regret, but then I have found myself every time down the line saying to myself: 'I wouldn't be here if it weren't for that so called failure.'”


395. “I love the idea that 'a person is a person no matter how small'.”


396. “I tell you Max, I don't know why I ever leave this place. I've got all the company I need right here.”


397. "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.” – Jim Carrey


398. "How about you go over and introduce yourself, build me up, that way I don't have to brag about myself later.”


399. "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.”


400. "For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.” – Jim Carrey


401. “Anyone can rejigger an atom bomb,” said Hopkins. “But to possess the minds of millions? To make them your willing zombies across a whole decade? That’s real magic.”


402. "Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” – Jim Carrey


403. "I have always been introspective. Since I was a little kid, since I could remember, I was sitting in a closet trying to write out the meaning of the universe. That’s been my whole life.”


404. “I hope everybody could get rich and famous and will have everything they ever dreamed of, so they will know that it's not the answer.”


405. "It’s our intention. Our intention is everything. Nothing happens on this planet without it. Not one single thing has ever been accomplished without intention.”


406. “Why do I fall in love with every woman I see who shows me the least bit of attention?”


407. “Holy testicle Tuesday! Hey maybe I'll give you a call some time. Your number still 9-1-1? Alrighty then.”


408. “One man's toxic sludge is another man's potpourri.


409. "I don’t think I’m ever going to have the kind of life or schedule that I can really have a steady way of doing things.”


410. “I don't know what happened to architecture [in Las-Vegas] I think they're getting us ready for space colonies or something, nobody puts a window in that you can crack.”


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


412. “Give me that! Don't you know you're not supposed to take things that don't belong to you? What's the matter with you, you some kind of wild animal? Huh?”


413. “I like people. They're entertaining. I just may laugh at different things than most people. I laugh at mistakes. I laugh at how you recover from mistakes.”


414. “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.”


415. "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.”


416. "Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don't limit myself.”


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


418. "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.”


419. “Joel: I had a really nice time last night.


420. "My life is not unlike Truman’s. I can’t go anywhere.” – Jim Carrey


421. "To find real peace, you have to let the armor go.”


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


423. "When you are a kid, you need to have something to do. This will keep you off the streets.”


424. “Your job is not to figure out how it’s going to happen for you, but to open the door in your head. And when the door opens in real life, just walk through it.”


425. “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.”


426. "I’m very serious about no alcohol, no drugs. Life is too beautiful.” – Jim Carrey


427. "I really believe in the philosophy that you create your own universe. I’m just trying to create a good one for myself.” – Jim Carrey


428. "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


429. "A lot of good love can happen in ten years.”


430. “Now you listen to me, young lady! Even if we're horribly mangled, there'll be no sad faces on Christmas.”


431. “Life doesn't happen to you. It happens for you.”


432. “I can tell you from experience the effect you have on others is the most valuable currency.”


433. "There’s been a thoughtfulness in everything I do. Even the stupidest things I do have some kind of point.”


434. “Like many of you, I was concerned about going out into the world and doing something bigger than myself. Until someone smarter than myself made me realize that there is nothing bigger than myself.”


435. “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.”


436. "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.”


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


438. "I would do anything to be anywhere in the vicinity of Eckhart Tolle.”


439. “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.”


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


441. "I’m not in a recession. I’m doing very, very well. I’m doing incredibly well. I just want to be honest. I really am kicking ass.”


442. "I'm getting what I deserve. I'm reaping what I sow.”


443. "Energy is what I believe all of us are. We’re just consciously aware of dancing for itself for no other reason but to stay amused.”


444. "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.” – Jim Carrey


445. "Movie offers are out there for me, I just don’t hear them yet.”


446. “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.”


447. "All there will ever be is what’s happening here.”


448. “Sometimes I think that’s the only thing that’s important really, is just letting each other know we’re here. Reminding each other that we’re part of a larger self.”


449. “- Cop: You know why I pulled you over?


450. "If I'm not back in 5 minutes, just wait longer.”


451. “Here's the thing: I'm never wrong.”


452. "Your job is not to figure out how it’s going to happen for you, but to open the door in your head. And when the door opens in real life, just walk through it.”


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


454. "Life is a fragile thing, Har. One minute you're chewin' on a burger, the next minute you're dead meat.”


455. “Don't worry folks as long as the Sun is revolving around the Earth, we'll be fine!”


456. “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.”


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


458. "Always turn your wheel in the direction of the skid.”


459. "I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don’t know if it’s possible forever and ever.” – Jim Carrey


460. "You might as well take a chance on doing what you love.”


461. "Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey


462. "I don’t decide when the sun will shine but I know that it will never shine without me.”— Jim Carrey


463. “My report card always said, 'Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students.'”


464. "I hate Christmas. I do think it is odd that I have wound up playing these two iconic Christmas haters. It is the same story, in a way. Scrooge is the original Grinch. I think I am perfectly suited, because I have had some dark Christmases.”


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


466. "Oh, and why not take a chance on faith as well? Take a chance on faith, not religion, but faith.”


467. “Joel: 'I can't remember anything without you.'


468. "I like to enjoy life, I like to engage in life, so I would say I’m a yes man.”


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


470. “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”


471. "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


472. “It doesn't take care of its sick, doesn't care for its poor. Doesn't protect its children. Abandons its veterans and its elderly. America's very God is a fraud, invented by marauding settlers to justify native genocide, a savage deity blessing a savage people, forgiving the napalming of babies in Vietnam, the starvation of five hundred thousand Iraqis in our own lives. And who at this table lost five seconds even thinking about that? No, we drown that out with our positive personal affirmations. We don't even look after our own. The people who work fifteen hours a day doing our makeup, hair, and wardrobe have to invoice the studios six or seven times before they get paid. They beg while someone siphons interest off their money. And whose fucking idea was a fifteen-hour day in the first place?”


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


474. "I wish you all freedom from past regrets, fear of the future and the illusion of time itself. Don’t wait for a countdown.”— Jim Carrey


475. “- Ace Ventura: Don't kill me! Please! I'll never tell anyone, I swear... He's the one you want! Kill him!


476. "50 years—here’s a time when you have to separate yourself from what other people expect of you, and do what you love. Because if you find yourself 50 years old and you aren’t doing what you love, then what’s the point?”


477. "I have no limits. I cannot be contained because I am the container.” – Jim Carrey


478. "I like challenges and I don’t believe in failure. I don’t believe in regrets. I believe suffering, failure—all those concepts—are things that are absolutely necessary to make us the best people that we can be, the best at whatever we want to do.”


479. "But I refuse to believe that I am a better actor than myself.”


480. “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.”


481. “We're all just cavemen, Trying to protect our little patch of land. Well now I've got a club, and I'm gonna take what I need.”


482. "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


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


484. “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.”


485. “- Vincent Cadby: And my work habits?


486. "The worst thing in the world when you feel broken is to have somebody coming at you with open-faced love. It becomes incredibly painful.”


487. "I’m not a Bible thumper. I’m not any of that stuff, but I do believe that the force is with us.”


488. "My father used to brag that I wasn’t a ham, I was the whole pig.”


489. “Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.”


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


491. "Don’t do too many things that make you feel like you deserve to lose because we do program our own computers. I believe there is a plus and a minus column and if you end up on the minus column, your own conscience will make you lose.”


492. “I guess they're right. Senior citizens, although slow and dangerous behind the wheel, can still serve a purpose.”


493. “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.”


494. "It’s better to fail at what you love than fail at what you don’t.”


495. "I’m always trying to complicate things. For some reason I’ll go, ‘Well, maybe I can get that in,’ and stuff like that. I always make it really hard for myself.”


496. "I just want to be myself.” – Jim Carrey


497. "Never let your mind and your ego fill you with the fear of failure and turn you against your playful heart.”— Jim Carrey


498. “What a loss to spend that much time with someone, only to find out that she's a stranger.”


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


500. “Your request is not unlike your lower intestine. Stinky and loaded with danger.”

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