"I just like art. I get pure pleasure from it. I have a lot of wonderful paintings, and every time I look at them I see something different."
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist."Jack Nicholson on Albert Einstein
"If you hear a voice within you say 'you cannot paint,' then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced."Jack Nicholson on Vincent Van Gogh
"The highest art is always the most religious, and the greatest artist is always a devout person."Jack Nicholson on Abraham Lincoln
"The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance."Jack Nicholson on Aristotle
"A work of art is the unique result of a unique temperament."Jack Nicholson on Oscar Wilde
"Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago."
"I can't hit on women in public any more. I didn't decide this it just doesn't feel right at my age."
"Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide."
"Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world."
"I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it."