2012年2月22日

Jim Carrey Quotes

I tend to stay up late, not because I`m partying but because it`s the only time of day when I`m alone and I don`t have to be on, performing.
Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass
"It`s insane...I mean, Nicholson, Hoffman, Jackson, Kline - I don`t see how I can lose." - Regarding his chances at 1997 Golden Globes
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.
I`m charming, but I dip into the Prozac now and then.
I don`t believe in this fairy tale of staying together for ever. Ten years with somebody is enough. In ten years, you can give a lot of love.
(On being asked what his personal motto is) Always turn your wheel in the direction of the skid.
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.
I`ve been dubbed the man most responsible for the dumbing of America, so obviously I don`t put much stock into thoughts like (the theme of the `dumbing down` of contemporary comedy). People love to laugh, and most people can find humor in just about anything, which is great. Trying to label or categorize comedy is ridiculous. I mean, if you laugh at a fart joke, does that make you a moron? I don`t think so.
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.
I have no intention of giving up my Canadian heritage, and all those who loved and supported me. My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.
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.
After recording a cover of `I am the Walrus`: "There! I did it! I defiled a timeless work of art! For my next trick, I will paint a clown face on the Mona Lisa while using the shroud of Turin as a dropcloth."
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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