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Jack Nicholson quotes: I love working with women directors. They don't mind making you cute. I love working with women directors. They don't mind making you cute.
Jack Nicholson quotes: You only lie to two people in your life, your girlfriend and the police. You only lie to two people in your life, your girlfriend and the police.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm a good friend. I'm a good friend.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm definitely still wild at heart. I'm definitely still wild at heart.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Women a mistake, or did He do it to us on purpose? Women
a mistake, or did He do it to us on purpose?
Jack Nicholson quotes: I goddamn near lost my nose. And I like it. I like breathing through it. I goddamn near lost my nose. And I like it. I like breathing through it.
Jack Nicholson quotes: We live, we die, and the wheels on the bus go round and round. We live, we die, and the wheels on the bus go round and round.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world. Beer, it's the best damn drink in the world.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm content with the fact that I made a decent effort. That's what I've always worried about: that I wouldn't try hard enough. I'm content with the fact that I made a decent effort. That's what I've always worried about: that I wouldn't try hard enough.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I would never say, "I'm retired." I believe if I decided to just not work, in six months everybody would just forget whether you were working or not. I would never say, "I'm retired." I believe if I decided to just not work, in six months everybody would just forget whether you were working or not.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I come from the Lynchs of Sligo. You know, I went there, but I looked in the phone book and there are nine million Lynches in Sligo. I come from the Lynchs of Sligo. You know, I went there, but I looked in the phone book and there are nine million Lynches in Sligo.
Jack Nicholson quotes: You make me want to be a better man. You make me want to be a better man.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop. Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I have never lied to you, I have always told you some version of the truth. I have never lied to you, I have always told you some version of the truth.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I envy people of faith. I'm incapable of believing in anything supernatural. I envy people of faith. I'm incapable of believing in anything supernatural.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I can't hit on women in public any more. I didn't decide this; it just doesn't feel right at my age. 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 quotes: Liberalism is the right to question without being called a heretic. That's what America did for the world. Liberalism is the right to question without being called a heretic. That's what America did for the world.
Jack Nicholson quotes: How would I like to be seen? Very endearing, charming, intelligent, handsome. How would I like to be seen? Very endearing, charming, intelligent, handsome.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm certainly not as tough as people think. I'm not a fighter and so forth. I'd just as soon go home. I'm certainly not as tough as people think. I'm not a fighter and so forth. I'd just as soon go home.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I always knew there wasn't going to be anybody to help me and emotionally support me, that whatever I did I'd have to do on my own. I always knew there wasn't going to be anybody to help me and emotionally support me, that whatever I did I'd have to do on my own.
Jack Nicholson quotes: In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder. Rung by rung or claw your way to the top. It's sure been tough on my nails. In this industry, there are only two ways up the ladder. Rung by rung or claw your way to the top. It's sure been tough on my nails.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Million bucks won't see you through a major health crisis. Million bucks won't see you through a major health crisis.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I believe in making all movies at their most reasonable. That I get a lot of money as an actor is because nobody else will get it if I don't. I believe in making all movies at their most reasonable. That I get a lot of money as an actor is because nobody else will get it if I don't.
Jack Nicholson quotes: If I were an Arab-American, I would insist on being profiled. This is not the time for civil rights. There are larger issues for Americans. If I were an Arab-American, I would insist on being profiled. This is not the time for civil rights. There are larger issues for Americans.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide. Early on, if I was alone two three nights in a row, I'd start writing poems about suicide.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm a New Wave baby, so I got very stimulated by foreign film. I'm a New Wave baby, so I got very stimulated by foreign film.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Well, a younger woman is a type, but not necessarily a type for me. And what is a younger woman? I mean, I'm pretty old. Almost everyone is younger. Well, a younger woman is a type, but not necessarily a type for me. And what is a younger woman? I mean, I'm pretty old. Almost everyone is younger.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I've always understood money; it's not a big mystical thing to me. I've always understood money; it's not a big mystical thing to me.
Jack Nicholson quotes: That's what I like about the movie business: you're always in contact with wonderful and interesting people. That's what I like about the movie business: you're always in contact with wonderful and interesting people.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I don't think many people have a very good understanding of leisure and the importance it plays in our lives. I don't think many people have a very good understanding of leisure and the importance it plays in our lives.
Jack Nicholson quotes: With my sunglasses on, I'm Jack Nicholson. Without them, I'm fat and 60.-Jack Nicholson With my sunglasses on, I'm Jack Nicholson. Without them, I'm fat and 60.
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Jack Nicholson quotes: I'd give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer. I'd give my goddamned soul for just a glass of beer.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Children give your life a resonance that it can't have without them. Children give your life a resonance that it can't have without them.
Jack Nicholson quotes: It's difficult for people sometimes to recognise when they're happy. People sometimes seem to me to be afraid to be happy. It's difficult for people sometimes to recognise when they're happy. People sometimes seem to me to be afraid to be happy.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Never rub another mans rhubarb Never rub another mans rhubarb
Jack Nicholson quotes: I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman. I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy. I'm the last guy in the world to feel overlooked by the Academy.
Jack Nicholson quotes: If you want your freedom, you have to be willing to work hard to exercise it. If you want your freedom, you have to be willing to work hard to exercise it.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I don't believe in God now. I can still work up an envy for someone who has a faith. I can see how that could be a deeply soothing experience. I don't believe in God now. I can still work up an envy for someone who has a faith. I can see how that could be a deeply soothing experience.
Jack Nicholson quotes: In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right. In my last year of school, I was voted Class Optimist and Class Pessimist. Looking back, I realize I was only half right.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I was invited to join the MGM cartoon department. But if I'd started work in animation I'd have had to take a cut in salary, so I didn't. I was invited to join the MGM cartoon department. But if I'd started work in animation I'd have had to take a cut in salary, so I didn't.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor. I don't want people to know what I'm actually like. It's not good for an actor.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I love writing, but I stopped because I felt I was more effective approaching filmmaking from a different vantage point. I love writing, but I stopped because I felt I was more effective approaching filmmaking from a different vantage point.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I have mainly been interested in acting. I think it's a great job, a fine way to live your life. I have mainly been interested in acting. I think it's a great job, a fine way to live your life.
Jack Nicholson quotes: This town needs an enema! This town needs an enema!
Jack Nicholson quotes: If you get an impulse in a scene, no matter how wrong it seems, follow the impulse. It might be something and if it ain't - take two! If you get an impulse in a scene, no matter how wrong it seems, follow the impulse. It might be something and if it ain't - take two!
Jack Nicholson quotes: Everyone pretty much acknowledges that he's the man, and I still feel that underrates him. Everyone pretty much acknowledges that he's the man, and I still feel that underrates him.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I was particularly proud of my performance as the Joker. I considered it a piece of pop art. I was particularly proud of my performance as the Joker. I considered it a piece of pop art.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially. Financially, I've lost money and made money, but I know my way around financially.
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. 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 quotes: I only take Viagra when I'm with more than one woman. I only take Viagra when I'm with more than one woman.
Jack Nicholson quotes: No issue is more compelling than the air we breathe, be it hot or cold, be it hawk or human. No issue is more compelling than the air we breathe, be it hot or cold, be it hawk or human.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I don't even own a cell phone. I don't even own a cell phone.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Once I got started acting I loved it. Once I got started acting I loved it.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I am in an age group where it is rude to discuss money, and now it is all anyone cares about. I am in an age group where it is rude to discuss money, and now it is all anyone cares about.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Always try in interviews to avoid the cliches about the problems of public life. Always try in interviews to avoid the cliches about the problems of public life.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Just let the wardrobe do the acting. Just let the wardrobe do the acting.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I hate giving advice, because people won't take it. I hate giving advice, because people won't take it.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing. I'm not a power person. I like everyone to be on an equal footing.
Jack Nicholson quotes: The only way to break a bad habit was to replace it with a better habit. The only way to break a bad habit was to replace it with a better habit.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I'm a scamp. I don't deny it. I like myself. I'm a scamp. I don't deny it. I like myself.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Human beings are always going to find interesting ways of making a mess of their lives. It's human nature. Human beings are always going to find interesting ways of making a mess of their lives. It's human nature.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Charlize Theron and Cate Blanchett are very good actresses. Charlize Theron and Cate Blanchett are very good actresses.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Staying together is a challenge. We all have to accept qualities in other people that aren't always exactly what we want or need. Staying together is a challenge. We all have to accept qualities in other people that aren't always exactly what we want or need.
Jack Nicholson quotes: 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 fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I look for a director with a script he likes a lot, but I'm probably after the directors more than anything. I look for a director with a script he likes a lot, but I'm probably after the directors more than anything.
Jack Nicholson quotes: You can call me Joker. And as you can see, I'm a lot happier. You can call me Joker. And as you can see, I'm a lot happier.
Jack Nicholson quotes: The average celebrity meets, in one year, ten times the amount of people that the average person meets in his entire life. The average celebrity meets, in one year, ten times the amount of people that the average person meets in his entire life.
Jack Nicholson quotes: 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. 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 quotes: I've always thought basketball was the best sport, although it wasn't the sport I was best at. It was just the most fun to watch. I've always thought basketball was the best sport, although it wasn't the sport I was best at. It was just the most fun to watch.
Jack Nicholson quotes: There was a period when I just wanted to make what I wanted to make and I didn't care what lie I had to tell. There was a period when I just wanted to make what I wanted to make and I didn't care what lie I had to tell.
Jack Nicholson quotes: When we make mistakes they call it evil. When God makes mistakes they call it Nature! When we make mistakes they call it evil. When God makes mistakes they call it Nature!
Jack Nicholson quotes: 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. 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 quotes: If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women. If men are honest, everything they do and everywhere they go is for a chance to see women.
Jack Nicholson quotes: The less people know about me, the easier my job is. The less people know about me, the easier my job is.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I haven't been a rogue most of my life. Well, I'm not going to sit here and pretend that I haven't been a rogue most of my life.
Jack Nicholson quotes: Played tennis for years. But you can't improve at tennis after you're 50. You get to be in your 40s, and suddenly you're a doubles player. Played tennis for years. But you can't improve at tennis after you're 50. You get to be in your 40s, and suddenly you're a doubles player.
Jack Nicholson quotes: My motto is: more good times. My motto is: more good times.
Jack Nicholson quotes: You have to do every movie one at a time. Trilogy is contrary to this ideology. My nightmare is to wake up and find myself the host of a TV You have to do every movie one at a time. Trilogy is contrary to this ideology. My nightmare is to wake up and find myself the host of a TV series.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability. I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability.
Jack Nicholson quotes: I am a person who is trained to look other people in the eye. I am a person who is trained to look other people in the eye.