Jack Nicholson Quotes

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Born: April 22, 1937, Neptune City, New Jersey, USA
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Actor

1.
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.
- Jack Nicholson

2.
Age is the first limitation on roles that I've ever had to encounter, and I hit that awhile ago.
- Jack Nicholson

3.
Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world.
- Jack Nicholson

4.
Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.
- Jack Nicholson

5.
Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.
- Jack Nicholson

6.
Frankly, I got into the movies because I like the movies a lot.
- Jack Nicholson

7.
I can't hit on women in public any more. I didn't decide this it just doesn't feel right at my age.
- Jack Nicholson

8.
I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
- Jack Nicholson

9.
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.
- Jack Nicholson

10.
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.
- Jack Nicholson

11.
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.
- Jack Nicholson

12.
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.
- Jack Nicholson

13.
I'll tell you one thing: Don't ever give anybody your best advice, because they're not going to follow it.
- Jack Nicholson

14.
I'm Irish. I think about death all the time.
- Jack Nicholson

15.
I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing.
- Jack Nicholson

16.
If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.
- Jack Nicholson

17.
It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing.
- Jack Nicholson

18.
The minute that you're not learning I believe you're dead.
- Jack Nicholson

19.
There were points in my life where I felt oddly irresistible to women. I'm not in that state now and that makes me sad.
- Jack Nicholson

20.
There's only two people in your life you should lie to... the police and your girlfriend.
- Jack Nicholson

21.
We are going as fast as we can as soon as we can. We're in a race against time, until we run out of money.
- Jack Nicholson

22.
Well, a girlfriend once told me never to fight with anybody you don't love.
- Jack Nicholson

23.
When I am cast in a movie where I feel that the woman's part is more interesting, I usually start thinking about Spencer Tracy and Fred Astaire. They seem to be the most clear actors when working with women.
- Jack Nicholson

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