34 Inspirational Jackie Chan Quotes to Motivate You

Jackie Chan is an actor, director, and martial artist who’s performed in more than 150 films. He’s known for doing his own stunts along with having starred in the Rush Hour films series. 

Check out these inspirational Jackie Chan quotes on life and success as an actor!

Here are 34 Motivational Jackie Chan Quotes:

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

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

3. “My wish is to bring my heroes to the big screen, and many of them have already appeared in my films.” – Jackie Chan

4. “I know that eventually, I’ll have to change my life and my career, but I’ve got a lot of good years left in me yet.” – Jackie Chan

5. “I think as a celebrity, we have to teach the young generation how to speak with the old generation.” – Jackie Chan

6. “If there really is a god, then he really looks after me.” – Jackie Chan

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

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

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

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


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

13. “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

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

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

16. “I think every young child can learn through any martial art. They would then learn to respect their life, respect their parents, respect their country, and respect the whole world.” – Jackie Chan

17. “When I look at young kids today I just don’t believe it, parents take away the Gameboy and they’re suicidal. They cannot take the pressure.” – Jackie Chan

18. “I want to build up my philosophy… my philosophy with kung fu is to respect people.” – Jackie Chan

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

20. “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

21. “After all those years in Asia, I don’t have to do promotion anymore. We just release a Jackie Chan movie and – Boom! – people go.” – Jackie Chan


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23. “You don’t get to do over parts or go back and change your path. Your life is decided by your character and the decisions you make in the moment.” – Jackie Chan

24. “The world isn’t that big, but it’s not that small either, and connections between two human beings are always a little mystical.” – Jackie Chan

25. “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

26. “When I was young I trained a lot. I trained my mind, I trained my eyes, trained my thinking, how to help people. And it trained me how to deal with pressure.” – Jackie Chan

27. “Life will knock us down, but we can choose to get back up.” – Jackie Chan

28. “I want to make people laugh and I want to try to encourage world peace.” – Jackie Chan

29. “The action star’s life is very short. Back in Asia, I can do whatever I want to do. I’m the producer, I’m the director, I can do so many things, but in Hollywood any time I present a script they say: “No, no, no, Rush Hour 3, Rush Hour 4.””Jackie Chan

30. “When I came to Hollywood, I spoke no English – except nobody bullied me. Every day, I had nothing to do except training in English, to keep talking.” – Jackie Chan

31. “I know I have to run 20 more minutes if I eat ice cream. Basically, I eat everything, but I just do more training.” – Jackie Chan

32. “Pain is my daily routine. As long as I don’t go to the hospital, it’s nothing for me.” – Jackie Chan

33. “Sometimes you think the movie is good and BOOM! Sometimes you think it’s no good. BAAM! The movie business is a big gamble. You never know.” – Jackie Chan

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

Which Jackie Chan quote is your favorite and why? Comment below!

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