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23 Quotes by Jack Nicholson

 

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

– Jack Nicholson


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


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

– Jack Nicholson


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


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

– Jack Nicholson


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

– Jack Nicholson


Well, a girlfriend once told me never to fight with anybody you don’t love.

– Jack Nicholson


There’s only two people in your life you should lie to… the police and your girlfriend.

– Jack Nicholson


I’m Irish. I think about death all the time.

– Jack Nicholson


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

– Jack Nicholson


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


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


The minute that you’re not learning I believe you’re dead.

– Jack Nicholson


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


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

– Jack Nicholson


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

– Jack Nicholson


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


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

– Jack Nicholson


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


I’m not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing.

– Jack Nicholson


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


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


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