Where is Jack Nicholson when you really need him?

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

Acting is everybody’s favorite second job.
Jack Nicholson

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

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.
Jack Nicholson

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

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

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

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

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

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

I have a lot of vanity.
Jack Nicholson

I know I can act. There aren’t too many other jobs I know how to do.
Jack Nicholson

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

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

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

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