Top 40 Jackie Chan Quotes

Jackie Chan, originally Chan Kong-sang, (born April 7, 1954, Hong Kong), Hong Kong-born Chinese stuntman, actor, and director whose perilous acrobatic stunts and engaging physical humour made him an action-film star in Asia and helped to bring kung fu movies into the mainstream of American cinema.

Jackie Chan Quotes

“I’m good for some things, bad for a lot of things.” – Jackie Chan

“I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.” – Jackie Chan

“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” – Jackie Chan


“I do small things. I try to do good things every day. If everyone does some good, think of what a good world this will be.” – Jackie Chan

“The ads all call me fearless, but that’s just publicity. Anyone who thinks I’m not scared out of my mind whenever I do one of my stunts is crazier than I am.” – Jackie Chan

“I allowed myself to be bullied because I was scared and didn’t know how to defend myself. I was bullied until I prevented a new student from being bullied. By standing up for him, I learned to stand up for myself.” – Jackie Chan

“Family is not who’s blood is in you, it’s who you love and who loves you” – Jackie Chan

“Now I am older, I understand we have to accept who we are.” – Jackie Chan

“I’m crazy, but I’m not stupid.” – Jackie Chan

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” – Jackie Chan

“The best fights are the ones we avoid.” – Jackie Chan

“If one does not attach himself to people and desires, never shall his heart be broken. But then, does he ever truly live?” – Jackie Chan

“Kung fu lives in everything we do. It lives in how we put on a jacket and how we take off a jacket. It lives in how we treat people. Everything is kung fu.” – Jackie Chan

“Being still and doing nothing are two completely different things” – Jackie Chan

“I only want my work to make people happy.” – Jackie Chan

“Do not let circumstances control you. You change your circumstances.” –Jackie Chan

“I do small things. I try to do good things every day.” –
Jackie Chan

“Anyone can be a Superman, but nobody can be Jackie Chan.” –Jackie Chan

“Money for me today does not really matter.” –Jackie Chan

“Why did I become Jackie Chan? Mostly because I work very hard. When people were sleeping, I was still training.” –
Jackie Chan

“A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt, ‘Jackie, are you scared?’ Of course I’m scared. I’m not Superman.” –Jackie Chan

“Besides entertainment and action, I want to educate. You know, as a producer or director, we do have a responsibility to society.” –Jackie Chan

“Being a stunt coordinator, I have to take care not only of myself but I have to make sure everyone is safe.” –Jackie Chan

“We learn martial arts as helping weakness. You never fight for people to get hurt. You’re always helping people.” –Jackie Chan

“I only want my work to make people happy.” –Jackie Chan

“I like to give back.” –Jackie Chan

“I hate violence, yes I do. It’s kind of a dilemma, huh?.” –Jackie Chan

“I want to show audiences I can act.” –Jackie Chan

“Before I do a stunt, I have to make sure it is safe.” –Jackie Chan

“In the real world, children love me.” –Jackie Chan

“I’ve got a very interesting background.” –Jackie Chan

“I feel like I have lived all over the world since I get to go everywhere to film.” –Jackie Chan

“My dream is to continue filming until my body tells me to stop.” –Jackie Chan

“When I make a film – I direct my own film, I write my own script. ” –Jackie Chan

“Most of the time, I’m not even working; I’m just helping people, because I feel that I am too lucky.” –Jackie Chan

“When I was a child, I was very poor and wanted everything. So when I got money, I began buying things.” –Jackie Chan

“When I give somebody something and see their face, it just makes me so happy.” –
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“I just make good movies. That’s the way I thank my fans. ” –Jackie Chan