Jackie Chan Quotes


Best 76 Quotes by Jackie Chan – Page 1 of 3

“A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt, 'Jackie, are you scared?' Of course I'm scared. I'm not Superman.”

“Acting keeps me young! I love that the fans like this kind of action and as long as they want me I'll continue to do it.”

“After all those years in Asia, I don't have to do promotion anymore. We just release a Jackie Chan movie and – Boom! – people go.”

“American stuntmen are smart – they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.”

“Anyone can be a Superman, but nobody can be Jackie Chan.”

“As a father, I always want my son to be perfect. When he was young, I tried to train him in martial arts, but he said, 'I don't want to become like Bruce Lee's son, with everybody telling me how good my father was.' I just think my son is too lazy.”

“Before I do a stunt, I have to make sure it is safe.”

“Being still and doing nothing are two completely different things.”

“Besides entertainment and action, I want to educate. You know, as a producer or director, we do have a responsibility to society.”

“Chinese people need to be controlled; otherwise, they will do whatever they want.”

“Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.”

“Coffee is a language in itself.”

“Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.”

“Don't wait for the change of circumstances. You change the circumstances”

“Everybody should go to a martial arts school. Why? Because as soon as they go to a martial arts school, they learn discipline.”

“Family is not who’s blood is in you, it’s who you love and who loves you.”

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“For me the greatest source of income is still movies. Nothing – stocks, financial speculation, real estate speculation or businesses – makes more money for me than making movies.”

“I allowed myself to be bullied because I was scared and didn’t know how to defend myself. I was bullied until I prevented a new student from being bullied. By standing up for him, I learned to stand up for myself.”

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day. If everyone does some good, think of what a good world this will be.”

“I don't want to be an action star, an action star's life is so short. I want my life to get longer, I want my career to get longer.”

“I feel like I have lived all over the world since I get to go everywhere to film.”

“I feel that there are a few things in the world without cultural barriers.”

“I hate violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?”

“I have a metal plate in my head, and can pop my shoulder and pop it back.”

“I have more dollars than sense.”

“I just want people to remember me like I remember Buster Keaton. When they talk about Buster Keaton or Gene Kelly, people say, 'Ah yes, they're good.' Maybe one day, they remember Jackie Chan that way.”

“I know I have a responsibility to the fans.”

“I know I have to run 20 more minutes if I eat ice cream. Basically, I eat everything, but I just do more training.”

“I make American films for American audiences and Asian films for Asian audiences.”

“I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.”

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“I’ve got too much respect for women to marry them, but that doesn’t mean you can’t support them emotionally and financially.”

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