The Best Jim Carrey quotes

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There are many talented actors in the world, but Jim Carrey is one who has been able to break through as a Hollywood superstar. He’s made us laugh and cry with his incredible performances in some of the most iconic movies of our time. But there’s so much more to him than that! This blog post will explore Jim’s life from childhood up until now, including what he does when he isn’t on set.

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About Jim Carrey

birth of the author

January 17, 1962

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Canadian, American

occupation of the author

Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer, Artist And More.

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Years Active:

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Stand-Up, Film, Television

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Observational Comedy, Physical Comedy, Surreal Humor, Character Comedy, Satire, Slapstick And More.


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. β€” Jim Carrey

You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world. β€” Jim Carrey

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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. β€” Jim Carrey

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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. β€” Jim Carrey

I want to be a positive force in the world, I would like to make people happy. β€” Jim Carrey

Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Risk being seen in all of your glory. β€” Jim Carrey

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

What’s yours? How will you serve the world? What do they need that your talent can provide? That’s all you have to figure out. β€” Jim Carrey

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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. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey

A better you means a better universe. β€” Jim Carrey


It’s time to P–A–R–T–Why? Because I gotta! β€” Jim Carrey

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

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Comedy is a high form of art becaus it brings us more joy than anything else, practically but at the same time, it doesn’t get a lot of respect. that’s the sacrifice you make to do it. β€” Jim Carrey

I was on Prozac for a long time. It may have helped me out of a jam for a little bit, but people stay on it forever. β€” Jim Carrey

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

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 on, performing. β€” Jim Carrey

I think projects find me. It’s really interesting. Everything I’ve done, from ‘The Truman Show,’ the ‘Eternal Sunshine’ to ‘Yes Man’ and ‘Bruce Almighty,’ always come into my life at the perfect time. β€” Jim Carrey

The only thing that has ever consumed me is love from time to time. Feeling like, ‘What is it? How do I get it?’ β€” Jim Carrey

Every character I do is something special to me. Every time you score with a great character relationship in a movie, it becomes your baby. β€” Jim Carrey

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!’ β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

I started out performing as a little boy, I was trying to make my mother feel better and laugh because she was sick and in pain all the time. I found out that I had that power to relieve her. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey


I love the idea that ‘a person is a person no matter how small’. β€” Jim Carrey

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

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

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

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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. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

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 β€” Jim Carrey

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

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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. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey

All there will ever be is what’s happening here. Decisions we make in this moment are based on either love or fear. So many of us choose our path out of fear, disguised as practicality. β€” Jim Carrey

I love playing ego and insecurity combined. β€” 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! β€” Jim Carrey

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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. β€” Jim Carrey

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I love stories about teachers. For some reason I can’t get enough of those kind of stories. If I turn a movie on about a teacher, I love it. I love that idea of an adult influence on kids. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey

If I’m not back in 5 minutes, just wait longer. β€” Jim Carrey


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

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

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. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

Isn’t it cool when the days that are supposed to feel good, actually do? β€” Jim Carrey

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

The worst thing in the world when you feel broken is to have somebody coming at you with open–faced love. β€” 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. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

Usually you regret the things you say no to. β€” Jim Carrey


I don’t believe in bad people. I believe that people, somewhere inside, have the potential to realize themselves. β€” Jim Carrey

But I refuse to believe that I am a better actor than myself. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” Jim Carrey

I’m not a bible thumper, I’m not any of that stuff, but I do believe that the force is with us. β€” Jim Carrey

but i refuse to believe that i am a better actor than myself Jim Carrey quote


I think obsessions happen because you’re trying to understand something or some urge. β€” Jim Carrey

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

Some nights it was a melee, literally, where I’d be standing trying to defend myself for what I was doing. People would be screaming at me to do my old act, and getting actually violent and angry at me. β€” Jim Carrey

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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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. β€” 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 securi ty guards and janitors. And I just got angry. β€” Jim Carrey


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