Jim Carrey brings graduates to tears with these inspirational words. This is a message that needs to be heard by all our readers here. Enjoy
Jim Carrey is the king of comedy. Jim is single handedly responsible for many of my all time favorite comedy characters.
“You could spend your whole life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here and the decisions we make in this moment which are based on either love or fear." - Jim Carrey
Jim Carrey stood before this Maharishi University Management’s class and delivered a speech that had many members of the audience in tears. The speech has now gone viral, with his inspirational words touching millions.
He implored the students to always follow their dreams. He refers back to his late father, he describes how the choices his father made not only changed his life but how they impacted his entire family and now the world.
"I learned many great lessons from my father, not the least of which was that you could fail at what you don’t want, so you might as well take a chance at doing what you love.” - Jim Carrey
This man never ceases to amaze me.
This excerpt is part of a speech which actually lasts 25 minutes, and it does inspire from start to finish; and yes, there are bits that will also make you laugh. Please watch as Jim Carrey stands before the bright eyed graduates and sets out the best example for them to live by.
This does not seem to be a one time deal either, Carrey has become widely respected internationally for his motivational speeches. I grew up watching Jim Carrey, I refer back to my previous statement of how he embodies many of my Hollywood heroes in one form or another. I have laughed, cried and even been scared of his characters, and now to round it off to inspired.
Other times that Jim Carrey has tugged on our heart strings
No matter who you are or where you live, at some point Jim Carrey has more than likely had you in tears, whether you are rolling around on the floor laughing as Ace Ventura wreaks havoc in the jungle, or breaking down entirely as Truman Burbank says his final goodbye. Whichever way you look at it, Jim Carrey is brilliant actor.
But not only is he a role model on screen he is loved by millions for being a genuine human being.
Carrey comforts emotional fan
Here we see Jim Carrey comforting an emotional fan. This snap was taken outside of the Rose Cafe in Los Angeles where he encountered the star struck fan. Carrey stayed with the man until he calmed down then insisted they have a full chat and a coffee. Amazing!
Jim Carrey made who cry?
Ariana Grande, herself a major star proves that she is just as human as the rest of us. Ariana Grande, when introduced to Jim Carrey, burst into floods of tears.
According to Ariana's mother, Jim Carrey was her favorite actor growing up and being confronted with the actor was just too much. She also came out later and said that Mr. Carrey was her first on screen crush.
"My mom told him that my first screen name was [email protected] I wanted to die." - Ariana Grande
It's a beautiful thing, we forget that our idols have idols too. In response to Ariana's reaction, Jim Carrey simply said "Ariana, stay human." A lovely reminder for her as well as all her millions of fans. We are all human,
Alrighty then, this is me signing off, and in case I don't see ya, good afternoon, good evening and good night.