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

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Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.

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

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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.

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Jim Carrey quote Gratitude is the place where all dreams

Gratitude is the place where all dreams come true. You have to get there before they do.

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150 people die every year from being hit by falling coconuts.

Not to worry, drug makers are developing a vaccine.

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

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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.

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Jim Carrey quote I think everybody should get rich and fa

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.

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Flowers don't worry about how they're going to bloom.

They just open up & turn toward the light & that makes them beautiful.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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About Jim Carrey

Quotes 260 sayings
Nationality Canadian
Profession Comedian
Birthday October 16

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.

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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.

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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!

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Compassion is the currency that leads to true wealth.

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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.

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I feel like I've lived the dream for sure, I'm the luckiest guy in the world and I 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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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I wanted to be a veterinarian for about a week of my life when I was a kid.

But I found out about the whole euthanasia thing and I said, I can't commit to that, sorry!

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

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

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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. ;^

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

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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.

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

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

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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.

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A better you means a better universe.

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If you give up on your dreams, what's left?

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People need motivation to do anything.

I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation.

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If I'm not back in five minutes... just wait longer!

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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.'

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I'm talkin' about a place where the beer flows like wine, where the women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I'm talkin' about Aspen.

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The future is now! Soon every American home will integrate their television, phone and computer. You'll be able to visit the Louvre on one channel, or watch female wrestling on another. You can do your shopping at home, or play Mortal Kombat with a friend from Vietnam. There's no end to the possibilities!

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The purpose of art is to bring people into presence.

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

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My psychiatrist says I have a messiah complex. But I forgave him.

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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.

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

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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?

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Kids need to know they're the most important thing in the world to you, and if that means quitting your job to prove it, then you have to prove it.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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A lot of good love can happen in ten years.

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