"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."
"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."Jim Carrey on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized."Jim Carrey on Albert Einstein
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized."Jim Carrey 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."Jim Carrey on Malcolm X
"If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem."Jim Carrey on Abraham Lincoln
"I tend to stay up late, not because I'm partying but because it's the only time of the day when I'm alone and don't have to be performing."
"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."
"A lot of good love can happen in ten years."
"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."
"I think I could go away tomorrow. I've already accomplished something. It's such a selfish business that sometimes I get sick of myself."