Quotes by Jim Carrey

Green Eggs and Ham was the story of my life. I wouldn't eat a thing when I was a kid, but Dr. Suess inspired me to try cauliflower.
– Jim Carrey
I really want to love somebody. I do. I just don't know if it's possible forever and ever.
– Jim Carrey
Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
– Jim Carrey
That's the trouble with being me. At this point, nobody gives a damn what my problem is. I could literally have a tumor on the side of my head and they'd be like, 'Yeah, big deal. I'd eat a tumor every morning for the kinda money you're pulling down.'
– Jim Carrey
Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass.
– Jim Carrey
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. 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
The money can be a hindrance to someone like me because the danger is that you start thinking, 'Is that a $20 million take?' That kind of thing, and being self-critical.
– 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.
– Jim Carrey
My mother was a professional sick person she took a lot of pain pills. There are many people like that. It's just how they are used to getting attention. I always remember she's the daughter of alcoholics who'd leave her alone at Christmas time.
– Jim Carrey
My focus is to forget the pain of life. Forget the pain, mock the pain, reduce it. And laugh.
– 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 security guards and janitors. And I just got angry.
– Jim Carrey
My dad was like a stage mother he always pushed me to do what I wanted.
– Jim Carrey
Morgan Freeman is so class. He's so cool. He's so scary.
– Jim Carrey
Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.
– Jim Carrey
It is better to risk starving to death then surrender. If you give up on your dreams, what's left?
– Jim Carrey
If you've got a talent, protect it.
– 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
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.
– 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 think I could go away tomorrow. I've already accomplished something. It's such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself.
– Jim Carrey