65 Jack Black Quotes On Success In Life

Thomas Jacob “Jack” Black is an American actor, comedian, and musician. He is known for his roles in the films High Fidelity (2000), Shallow Hal (2001), School of Rock (2003), King Kong (2005), Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny (2006), The Holiday (2006), the Kung Fu Panda franchise (2008–2016), Tropic Thunder (2008), Gulliver’s Travels (2010), Bernie (2011), Goosebumps (2015), Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2017), and Jumanji: The Next Level (2019). For his work in School of Rock and Bernie, he gained Golden Globe nominations. He was given a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame in 2018. These Jack Black quotes will motivate you.

Best Jack Black Quotes

  1. “The greatest gift in life is the ability to think great thoughts and have the strength to take action so that those thoughts become reality in this wonderful and abundant world.” ~ Jack Black
  2. “You must never underestimate the power of the eyebrow.” ~ Jack Black
  3. “You’re not hardcore, unless you live hardcore” ~ Jack Black
  4. “I don’t have any real spirituality in my life – I’m kind of an atheist – but when music can take me to the highest heights, it’s almost like a spiritual feeling. It fills that void for me.” ~ Jack Black , Jack Black quotes on music
  5. “Funny songs, that’s my ticket. I can’t remember when it started or why it started, it’s just something that I NEEDED.” ~ Jack Black
  6. “I serve society by rocking!” ~ Jack Black

  7. “I’m fairly certain that YOLO is just Carpe Diem for stupid people.” ~ Jack Black
  8. “I make a mean peanut butter and jelly sandwich.” ~ Jack Black
  9. “It’s all about finding your voice in whatever your profession… it helps your confidence.” ~ Jack Black
  10. “I recommend that everyone in their youth be as out of shape as possible so that when you turn 40, people can go, “Wow, you look much better now.”” ~ Jack Black
  11. “The thing is, the kids always rebel against what the parents try to push on them so I’m going to pretend like I don’t want my son to hear the rock. I’m going to listen to it only in my private chambers. He’ll hear echoes of it and say: “What was that you were listening to papa?” And I’ll say: “Nothing son, you’re not ready.”” ~ Jack Black
  12. “I’d rather be the king of kids, than the prince of fools.” ~ Jack Black

  13. “Habit is the strongest thing in life.” ~ Jack Black
  14. “I love Satan. Christianity is so boring. If Star Wars didn’t have that evil imprint, they wouldn’t sell two tickets. Satan sells tickets. That dude, Darth Maul, he was down with Satan. Put it this way, Satan loves to party, he loves to f**k and he loves to eat rich, delicious food. Actually that sounds a lot like Kyle Gass (his bandmate).” ~ Jack Black
  15. “There’s nothing you can really do to prepare to rock. Do you prepare to eat a delicious meal? Are you hungry? Then you’re gonna eat it.” ~ Jack Black
  16. “The real challenge is if you don’t look super sexy, like a Brad Pitt, you’re going to have to try harder. You’re going to have to make up for it in other ways.” ~ Jack Black
  17. “When I was a kid, I thought I was the strongest man in the world. Then, the fastest runner and then the smartest person in the world. One by one my delusions got shut down. Now I just see myself as the lamest guy in the world.” ~ Jack Black
  18. “There were times when I thought I got a bit more punishment than was coming to me, but I don’t regret a minute of it now. Each of us must be tempered in some fire. Nobody had more to do with choosing the fire that tempered me than myself, and instead of finding fault with the fire I give thanks that I had the metal to take the temper and hold it.” ~ Jack Black
  19. “We’re not just twice as powerful when we’re together, ten times as powerful.” ~ Jack Black

  20. “My parents were very supportive of me and my artistic endeavours. My father and mother came to every school play I ever did.” ~ Jack Black
  21. “We’re in the dark ages if J-Lo can have a music career because of her ass. And let’s face it, that’s it.” ~ Jack Black
  22. “I’m always looking for a fresh perspective because it’s fun to tell stories that are original and new in some way.” ~ Jack Black
  23. “If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band, they could be a distant runner up to The D.” ~ Jack Black

  24. “I just had a son and had to take him to the paediatrician and he measured his head and apparently he’s in a group in which only 14 per cent of the population have a bigger head than him. Then she said: “Do you mind if I measure your head?” I said: “Go ahead.” And she was shocked, because less than one per cent of the world’s population has a bigger head than mine. So I guess that means I’m pretty full of myself. Or that I have a huge brain.” ~ Jack Black
  25. “I really wanted people to pay attention to me and like me. And the class clown thing, you know? There’s a weird desperation to the class clown when you really investigate it. Why are they trying to be the clown so much? They’re filling some kind of hole.” ~ Jack Black
  26. “Just because you don’t know how to do stand-up doesn’t mean you don’t know how to put on a show.” ~ Jack Black
  27. “I feel as if you’re saying that DJ is not a real job.” ~ Jack Black

  28. “Weddings mainly are for drinkers.” ~ Jack Black
  29. “What do you do after you go to space, more importantly? You can’t go to a more intense, awesome thing. That’s the end.” ~ Jack Black
  30. “A long life or a short life are of equal importance to God.” ~ Jack Black
  31. “I’m an aspiring writer. I hate that phrase. You’re either a writer or you’re not.” ~ Jack Black
  32. “I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the ‘Pink Panther’ theme. That was my goal. Once I was good enough, I quit. Now my music has to have some rock.” ~ Jack Black
  33. “Push-ups, sit-ups, and a strict diet of raisins. That’s my plan [for 2011].” ~ Jack Black

  34. “Justice is a word that resides in the dictionary. It occasionally makes its escape, but is promptly caught and put back where it belongs.” ~ Jack Black
  35. “Before we snap to judge someone who’s done a horrible crime, is it possible that all of us in the worst possible circumstances could be capable of something like that? So it’s about not judging people before really considering what the circumstance was and that not all murderers are created equal. We have a tendency in our society to just say murder? Cut and dried. Go away forever. Or maybe you should have the electric chair yourself.” ~ Jack Black
  36. “When you get to a certain level of recognizability, celebrity, you can’t go out of the house without someone going, “Can I just have one photo?” I don’t mind, by the way, if anyone wants one we can take some photos. But sometimes you just wanna stay in the house or in the hotel room with the shades closed.” ~ Jack Black
  37. “People scream at me, “Hey, let’s party.” I give off an I’m-crazy-and-I-want-to-arty-and-wrestle-you vibe.” ~ Jack Black

  38. “When you think about rock at its origin, and you think of the Beatles and millions of kids screaming as loud as they can and running as fast as they can towards the Beatles, there’s no one who is that kind of lightning rod, who commands that kind of power and has that kind of creative magma.” ~ Jack Black
  39. “Me personally, I don’t have anything against Jesus any more than I do any of the religious icons. I think they’re all pretty funny.” ~ Jack Black
  40. “I remember I prayed to God. I was like, “Just let me be on TV.” Let my friends see me on TV in a good thing. I like, if I’m funny a little bit on a commercial and then I don’t need to act ever again. “Just let them see me.” And then it worked. I got the commercial. I was on TV. My friends all saw me. I was a kind of a star at school for like three days. And then it faded away and I was hungry and I had to like make another deal with God. I remember it still.” ~ Jack Black
  41. “I’m always looking for talented people that I want to collaborate with.” ~ Jack Black

  42. “I’m a Jew. Thirty-three is when Christ died. So though I’m a Jew, in the back of my mind I still think that I gotta get it done before I’m thirty-four because well, I don’t know why. He got it done before He was thirty-four.” ~ Jack Black
  43. “I’m used to being crazy and “rock-n-rolly”, which is a little different than this world. For me, it was a chance to stretch a little bit.” ~ Jack Black
  44. “Let’s face it, the great comedians now that are handicapped in the looks department are tremendous writers.” ~ Jack Black
  45. “Part of the acting gig is when you’re let loose some improvs and put stuff into your own words every once in a while. That doesn’t get you a writing credit or more money. It just makes it more fun.” ~ Jack Black
  46. “When I was in High School I fell for pretty much any girl I ever met. But I was so desperate that I couldn’t get any of them because they sensed my desperation! After many, many years, I learned to relax and just be myself.” ~ Jack Black
  47. “Seems like every other day there’s somebody on the news, somebody gets killed or does something crazy and all the neighbors and everybody says, “I can’t believe he did that, I can’t believe she did that.”” ~ Jack Black
  48. “My children are magical creatures and I love them to death.” ~ Jack Black

  49. “I look for good directors mainly because if you do enough of movies where there’s not a real creative vision behind it, you start to turn into a robot and you want to jump off a bridge.” ~ Jack Black
  50. “Clarifying your identity helps you just talk to ladies.” ~ Jack Black
  51. “I like being married. I’m at home with my wife and kids all the time now. I don’t go out for wild nights.” ~ Jack Black
  52. “I’d just like to be in films that I would like to see. I think of myself as an entertainment arsenal. Like I have my acting bazooka and my music machete. And you don’t know what I’m going to come at you with.” ~ Jack Black
  53. “I don’t think of myself as a great improver. A lot of times there’s long periods of silence when everyone in the recording studio is looking at their watch and waiting for me to say something. And I’m searching desperately in my brain for anything before something dribbles out.” ~ Jack Black
  54. “Every movie presents its challenges.” ~ Jack Black

  55. “I’ve had so many hot, cheesy, corny loves of music in my life. I had a very intense Billy Joel period. So once you’ve really Joeled it up – there’s some good periods of Joel; it’s not all hot cheese. But I can’t judge anyone else for their cheese. I’ve deep-sea dived in the Gouda.” ~ Jack Black
  56. “The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world. It’s for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills. They really nailed how dumb rock can be.” ~ Jack Black
  57. “I’m really excited about our DJ set. That’s probably the most exciting of all. It’s selfish but it’s always your own thing that you’re most concerned with.” ~ Jack Black Quotes
  58. “I seem like a big bombastic outgoing dude, when it comes down to it with the ladies, when I was a single, free-wheeling dude, I was always very shy. It was difficult to form sentences with the girl of my dreams.” ~ Jack Black
  59. “Buddha is pretty funny. Buddha is the coolest, though. If I had to go with one, I’d probably party with the Buddha.” ~ Jack Black
  60. “I love comedy and drama equally and music too. I just sort of follow my nose to whatever seems really exciting at the time. Eventually, I might want to do a rock opera.” ~ Jack Black
  61. “You only have to go hardcore humiliation on the first film. On the subsequent sequels, you can coast.” ~ Jack Black

  62. “Iris, if you were a melody…piano melody. I used only the good notes.” ~ Jack Black
  63. “I just remember the early days of Tenacious D. There was no talk or thought about doing a TV show or a movie.” ~ Jack Black
  64. “With the acting, it’s somebody else’s brainchild, and I’m just sort of helping flesh it out. There’s a special satisfaction to being the brains behind the operation.” ~ Jack Black
  65. “I don’t really think differently of making a movie for grownups or making a movie for kids, if it’s boring it’s boring, so you want it to be entertaining and I think funny is funny whether it’s for kids or grownups, the only real difference is language.” ~ Jack Black

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