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Jack Nicholson Quotes

A star on a movie set is like a time bomb. That bomb has got to be defused so people can approach it without fear.

Acting is everybody's favorite second job.

Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.

Because you know, down deep in my heart, when all is said and done, I still live under the illusion that basically people think of me as an up-and-coming young actor.

Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world.

Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.

Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.

Frankly, I got into the movies because I like the movies a lot.

I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.

I don't have any plugs or tucks but people do what they want. I look at it as mutilation.

I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor.

I have a lot of vanity.

I know I can act. There aren't too many other jobs I know how to do.

I learned a long time ago in Hollywood that the only person I should vote for is myself.

I never had a policy about marriage. I got married very young in life and I always think in all relationships, I've always thought that it's counterproductive to have a theory on that.

I only take Viagra when I'm with more than one woman.

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.

I think that's what distinguishes Schmidt, really. In the movies now, so much of what is appealing to an audience is the dramatic or has to do with science fiction, and Schmidt is simply human. There's no melodrama; there's no device, It's just about a human being.

I used to think that one of the great signs of security was the ability to just walk away.

I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.