Jackie Chan, Hong Kong's number 1  

If there is one celebrity Hong Kong is known for is Jackie Chan. Famous for his films yes, for his crazy stunts, of course, but also his wit and sense of humour has made him beloved worldwide. Here are some of his quotes:
“I'm crazy, but I'm not stupid.”
“American stuntmen are smart - they think about safety. When they do a jump in a car, they calculate everything: the speed, the distance... But in Hong Kong, we don't know how to count. Everything we do is a guess. If you've got the guts, you do it. All of my stuntmen have gotten hurt.”
“Olympics for me is love, peace, united.”
“I want to be in ‘Avatar'. I want somebody to hire me to be Superman, a Chinese Superman or Spider-Man.”
“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.”
“Don't try to be like Jackie. There is only one Jackie. Study computers instead.”
“A lot of people ask me when I do a stunt, ‘Jackie, are you scared?' Of course I'm scared. I'm not Superman.”
“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.
“I only want my work to make people happy.”
“Anyone can be a Superman, but nobody can be Jackie Chan.”
“If everyone does some good, think of what a good world this will be.” “I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan.” “Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.”
“I want to be an Asian Robert De Niro.”
“My schedule goes: wake up, running, exercise, downstairs, running shoes off, then to the shower. That's the Jackie Chan diary.”
“Why did I become Jackie Chan? Mostly because I work very hard. When people were sleeping, I was still training.”
“I'm tired of fighting. I've always known that I can't be an action star all my life.”
“I'm not sure if it's good to have freedom or not. I'm really confused now.”
“If you're too free, you're like the way Hong Kong is now. It's very chaotic.” “I sometimes just don't like to see the Ultimate Fighting. I just find it, as a martial artist, I just find it too violent.”
“I loved cowboy movies when I was a kid. When I was five years old, I was already wearing a cowboy hat and suit. When I grew up, I knew John Wayne, Clint Eastwood, Kirk Douglas and so on.”
“I have violence, yes I do. It's kind of a dilemma, huh?.”
“More understand China, then more people will have interest in China and more people will come to China to visit us because I am a tourist ambassador.”
“When I make a film - I direct my own film, I write my own script - that's what I want to hear from the audience. ‘Oh, thank you, Jackie!'

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