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Earth girls are easy, liar liar, Man on the Moon, the Dead Pool, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Kickass 2, Dumb and Dumber, The Mask, Ace Ventura; Pet Detective, Batman Forever (as the riddler), Me, Myself and Irene, Bruce Almighty, the cable guy, and many more are among his brilliant performances. He started his career as a comedian when he was 15 years old only. An extremely expressive face, flawless mimicry skills, and perfect comic timing made him “The Jim Carrey”. Also known as “rubber face” this nifty man is a Canadian American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and painter.

Born on January 17, 1962, his full name is James Eugene Carrey. His comedy brings a laugh to the face of millions and his over-the-top performances made him one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood. With net-worth estimates of $180 million, he is a natural comedian and impersonator. A self-made artist who along with his family had to work as security guards and janitors in a nearby factory. He started his career as a stand-up comedian in Toronto comedy clubs when he was a teenager.

In 1990 stardom seek him through a comedy show “the living color” and end-up among the 30 largest paychecks of history worth $35 million from “yes man”. He won 40 awards including a Golden Globe award for best performance.

This larger than life man has a lifelong experience to share. His quotations are based on his vision of life. Let’s go through his quotes and enjoy his success story.

40 inspirational quotes of Jim Carrey on life and success

Here are some of the motivating quotes by Jim Carrey that will change your perspective of life and success.

  1. “Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.” – Jim Carrey

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

  3. “My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.” – Jim Carrey

  4. “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

  5. “Morgan Freeman is so class. He’s so cool. He’s so scary.” – Jim Carrey

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

  7. “My report card always said, ‘Jim finishes first and then disrupts the other students’.” – Jim Carrey

  8. “A lot of good love can happen in ten years.” – Jim Carrey

  9. “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

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

  11. “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

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

  13. “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

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

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

  16. “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

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

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

  19. “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

  20. “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

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

  22. “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

  23. “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

  24. “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

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

  26. “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

  27. “I love playing the ego and insecurity combined.” – Jim Carrey

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

  29. “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.” – Jim Carrey

  30. “I had depression for years, but now, when the rain comes, it rains, but it doesn’t stay, it doesn’t stay long enough to immerse me and drown me anymore.” – Jim Carrey

  31. “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

  32.  “I just want to be myself.” – Jim Carrey

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

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

  35. “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

  36. “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

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

  38. “The effect you have on others is the most valuable currency there is.” – Jim Carrey

  39. “We are absolutely connected, there is no question about it to me. There is no separation. That’s been physically proven by science.” – Jim Carrey

  40. “I was not the type of kid you could say go to your room as a punishment because my room was heaven to me. My isolation was welcome.” – Jim Carrey

Summary

Behind every successful man, there are some struggles and failures that worked as a staircase for them to climb up to their dreams. Jim Carrey is one of them who learned to laugh and make others laugh while staring into the eyes of troubles. His journey is an inspiration to many. He has been through depression and many other hardships in life as a child, but nothing could overcome his inner peace. His quotes are his vision of life and success that may seem one-liner to us but certainly is his existentialism. Comment down with your favorite quotes by Jim Carrey.

I am the CEO & Founder of Wealthy Celebrity. I am a dream chaser who has gained a wealth of knowledge in entrepreneurship and personal development over the past nine years through self-education.

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