Who on Earth is Jim Carrey?

James Eugene Carrey better known as Jim Carrey is a Canadian-American actor known for his silly comedy roles in Ace Ventura, The Cable Guy and Dumb and Dumber. However he also played great dramatic roles in The Truman Show, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and Man on the Moon. After his actor career he focussed on painting to fight his demons and he became very spiritual.

Books by Jim Carrey

Quotes by 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.”

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“At some point when you create yourself to make it, you're going to have to either let that creation go and take a chance on being loved or hated for who you really are, or you're going to have to kill who you really are and fall into your grave grasping a character you never were.”

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“Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.”

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“Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.”

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“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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“Either you’re the one erasing or you’re the one being erased.”

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“For the most sensitive among us, the noise can be too much.”

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“I just want to be myself.”

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“I learned many, many lessons from my father, but not least of which is that you can fail at something you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance doing what you love.”

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“I learned that you can fail at what you don't love, so you might as well do what you love.”

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“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.”

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

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“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.”

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

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“If you’ve got a talent, protect it.”

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

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

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

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

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“My soul is not contained within the limits of my body. My body is contained within the limitlessness of my soul.”

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“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.”

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“Where did this character come from? What is the dirt that the pearl is built around? And the pearl is the personality that you build around yourself as a protection against that thought: "If they ever find out that I'm worthless, if they ever find out that I'm not enough, I'll be destroyed".”

Jim Carrey Jim & Andy

“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.”

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“You know the trouble with real life? There’s no danger music.”

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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.”

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