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Quote: When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of Jim Carrey quote: When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.- black text on quotes background

When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe.


Quote: I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I don't care if people think I am an overactor, as long as they enjoy what I do. People who think that would call Van Gogh an overpainter.


Quote: I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater.


Quote: Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

Creative people don't behave very well generally. If you're looking for examples of good relationships in show business, you're gonna be depressed real fast. I don't have time for anything else right now but work and my daughter. She's my first priority.


Quote: Ever since I started to get recognition I've picked out certain fans and reverse-stalked them. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

Ever since I started to get recognition I've picked out certain fans and reverse-stalked them.




Quote: Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

Before I do anything, I think, well what hasn't been seen. Sometimes, that turns out to be something ghastly and not fit for society. And sometimes that inspiration becomes something that's really worthwhile.


Quote: I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I don't think human beings learn anything without desperation. Desperation is a necessary ingredient to learning anything or creating anything. Period. If you ain't desperate at some point, you ain't interesting.


Quote: 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. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

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.


Quote: I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I need privacy. I would think that because what I do makes a lot of people happy that I might deserve a little bit of respect in return. Instead, the papers try to drag me off my pedestal.


Quote: 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. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

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.


Quote: Morgan Freeman is so class. He's so cool. He's so scary. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

Morgan Freeman is so class. He's so cool. He's so scary.


Quote: I just want to be myself. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I just want to be myself.


Quote: 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. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

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.


Quote: Originality is really important. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

Originality is really important.


Quote: I feel that we're all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness. by author Jim Carrey overlaid on photo of photo of author Jim Carrey with quote

I feel that we're all lighthouses, and my job is to shine my light as brightly as I can to the darkness.


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