James Eugene Carrey (/ˈkæri/; born January 17, 1962) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, impressionist, screenwriter, producer and painter. He is known for his energetic slapstick performances.
Those times in life when you're terrified are the mastery times.
Our love is like a red, red rose. . . and I am a little thorny.
comedy is a high form of art becaus it brings us more joy than anything else, practically but at the same time, it doesn't get a lot of respect. that's the sacrifice you make to do it.
Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Risk being seen in all of your glory
I really have always thought of myself as somebody who lives in the middle of the wheel and is able to go to the extreme, to the outside of the wheel in any direction. The best case scenario for me is to be able to be centered and then go out.
Don't worry if you miss your cue, because there's always doors opening. They keep opening.
The purpose of my life had always been to free people from concern. I dubbed it, 'The church of freedom from concern,' or 'FFC.
The worst thing in the world when you feel broken is to have somebody coming at you with open-faced love.
A better you means a better universe.
I started out performing as a little boy, I was trying to make my mother feel better and laugh because she was sick and in pain all the time. I found out that I had that power to relieve her.
I try to do something the audience might not have seen before.
It's always good I think in general to have different energies on screen, like it's nice to have different characters go at different speeds, just like different people work at different speeds.
Morgan Freeman is so class. He's so cool. He's so scary.
The inner child runs rampant. They're just smaller, that's all.
Ultimately, we're not the avatars we create. We're not the pictures on the film stock. We are the light that shines through it. All else is just smoke and mirrors. Distracting, but not truly compelling.
It's hard for anybody who's been with me not to feel starved for affection when I'm making love to my ideas. Maybe it's not meant for me to settle down and be married.
Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash. Personal hygiene is part of the package with me.
It’s Better to Fail at What You Love Than Fail at What You Don’t.
I love acting. I love play-acting. I love pretending. I love telling stories so whether they be comedic or serious or whatever, it doesn't really matter to me. I enjoy telling a good story. I have it all in me.
I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater.
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