"I sort of understood that when I first started: that you shouldn't repeat a success. Very often you're going to, and maybe the first time you do, it works. And you love it. But then you're trapped."
"In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure."Jack Nicholson on Bill Cosby
"Take up one idea. Make that one idea your life - think of it, dream of it, live on that idea. Let the brain, muscles, nerves, every part of your body, be full of that idea, and just leave every other idea alone. This is the way to success."Jack Nicholson on Swami Vivekananda
"Always be yourself, express yourself, have faith in yourself, do not go out and look for a successful personality and duplicate it."Jack Nicholson on Bruce Lee
"A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him."Jack Nicholson on David Brinkley
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."Jack Nicholson on Winston Churchill
"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."
"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."
"Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world."