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Mike Myers Quotes

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Mike Myers quotes: the SNL legend’s top quotes.

“You can’t think of risks.  I have nothing to lose.  You either make something that you like, or you don’t, and you throw it to the universe.”

“While it is nice to be discovered, it’s much better to discover yourself.”

“If I went by all the rejection I’ve had in my career, I should have given up a long time ago.”

“The interesting thing about life is, there is what you think is going to happen, and what actually happens.”

”People may say bad things about you, but you won’t say bad things about yourself.  The only way out is in.  You’re responsible for your own health and happiness.”

“Having a kid is like falling in love for the first time when you’re 12, but every day.”

“It’s hard to be super full of yourself in Canada.  If there was a motto of Canada, it would be, ‘Who do you think you are, eh?'”

“My dad sold encyclopedias and my mom worked in a factory office.”

“My father was always a straight-up funny guy.  He was silly.  He was my inspiration.”

“I was well indulged as a child by my relentlessly self-improving, working class parents to express myself.”

“I came out wanting to be an actor.  From my first view of the world, that’s what I wanted to be.  I’m made of 99% ham and 1% water.  I was just cooked that way!”

“My parents taught me to do whatever makes you happy – follow your bliss.  That’s why I don’t make a lot of movies.  I’m very meat and potatoes when it comes to work, putting in eight hours each day.  I only do what I love.”

“Once I turned 35, I got the bonus of some wisdom and began to accept life on its own terms.”

“I feel entirely grateful and appreciative of being able to make something up and do it, and I’m very grateful how well it’s gone.  I’m a guy from Toronto who just wanted to be an actor since he was eight so it’s all kind of crazy.  I’m still that kid from Toronto.”

“I’m basically a sexless geek.  Look at me, I have pasty-white skin, I have acne scars and I’m five-foot-nothing.  Does that sound like a real sexual dynamo to you?”

Justin Timberlake is the single most talented human being I’ve ever met in my life, and it sickens me.  He is, like, 12 years old or something!  He has 0% body fat, he is musically gifted, he has a great ear for accents, and he is hilarious.”

“I do miss Saturday Night Live, that’s for sure.  There’s nothing like it.  I just hosted, and I felt I’d only been away for a week.”

“Silly is you in a natural state, and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again.”

“At my core, I’m very silly.  The freedom of silliness is joy.  I’m grateful for having wanted to do something as a child and seeing it go way better than I could ever imagine.  I’m grateful to be an artist.  It’s a fascinating life.  I can’t wait to see what happens next.”

“I like smart jokes, I like dumb jokes, and I like dumb jokes done smartly.”

“I love making comedy.  I never stopped loving it.  I will continue to love it and I can’t believe that I get to do it.”

“On my death bed, I’m not going to say, ‘God I wish I did more movies.’  I’m perfectly happy I was present for the ones I did.”

“I’ve now pretty-much done everything I’ve wanted to do since I was eight years old and it’s a wonderful feeling, I’ve got to say.”

“Party on, dude!”

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