"When you are learning about a martial art, it is about respect."
"An individual who breaks a law that conscience tells him is unjust, and who willingly accepts the penalty of imprisonment in order to arouse the conscience of the community over its injustice, is in reality expressing the highest respect for the law."Jackie Chan on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Jackie Chan on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Jackie Chan on Albert Einstein
"Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery."Jackie Chan on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Jackie Chan on Abraham Lincoln
"The movie business is a big gamble."
"American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt."
"Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances."
"I like to change characters and then, slowly I believe the audience treat me as, like an actor who can fight. It's not like an action star."
"Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead."