Jim Carrey Quotes

A List created by: Lee Sonogan

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Mostly known as a comedy actor, Jim Carey is so much more. Since he decided to speak his personal truths and realised not to care about how people perceive him, he is now a force of who he is. Throwing out wisdom that anyone could take in, over the years his over the top performances have become serious and way more inspirational in many ways.

  •  “If you aren’t in the moment, you are either looking forward to uncertainty, or back to pain and regret.” – 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
  •  “Maybe other people will try to limit me but I don’t limit myself.” – Jim Carrey
  •  “Originality is really important.” – Jim Carrey
  •  “I have no limits. I cannot be contained because I am the container.” – Jim Carrey
  • “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
  •  “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
  •  “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
  •  “My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.” – Jim Carrey
  •  “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
  •  “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
  •  “You can fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance on doing what you love.” – 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
  •  “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
  •  “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
  •  “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
  • “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
  • “Originality is really important.” – Jim Carrey
  • “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
  •  “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

The term woke is subjective, but Jim’s journey of life and what he has learnt woke fits him well. These days I am more fond of his serious roles than any of his comedy films.



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