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I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


I don't have any expectations as an actor and being rich and famous is not my driving force.
~By James D'arcy ~


You know, I'm a television personality. It's not like I'm a famous hooker or something!
~By Brett Somers ~


When you're famous, you don't get to meet people because they want you to like them when the present themselves to you, and you don't see the real people.
~By Cass Elliot ~


The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


I don't want to be famous famous. I'm happy on the second tier, where I have autonomy on a professional level but I can still go out to the movies without being recognized.
~By Gabrielle Reece ~


Uncle Brett had a definite vision that he was after, I don't think having a famous father affected him much.
~By Kim Weston ~


They gave it to us for about five bucks a week, and we just went there to live. Probably the first band that ever did that back then and it became the famous cottage.
~By Jim Capaldi ~


I think the thing to remember, though, the next time you hear someone who is really certain that he is on the side of the angels, is that the idea of angels was created by human beings, who are famous for being frequently untrustworthy and occasional.
~By Jon Carroll ~


My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough.
~By Aaron Carter ~


I'm following my dreams and doing what I love as a designer. I did not want to be one of those kids with a famous last name that doesn't do anything. That is very unfulfilling to me and I'm very happy.
~By Nicky Hilton ~


I'm not unknown, yet I'm not super famous where I can't go anywhere.
~By Justin Guarini ~


I fear that, in the end, the famous debate among materialists, idealists, and dualists amounts to a merely verbal dispute that is more a matter for the linguist than for the speculative philosopher.
~By Moses Mendelssohn ~


Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Hold on to that. You have an autograph. I'm going to be famous some day.
~By Haywood Nelson ~


I'd much rather be famous for being a fabulous bitch than being, She does that nice wife really well.
~By Christine Baranski ~


It was never about winning medals or being famous.
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
~By Jerry Lewis ~


If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.
~By Erica Jong ~


Any idiot can get laid when they're famous. That's easy. It's getting laid when you're not famous that takes some talent.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


Being a famous actress may give you a sense of being important, but believe me, it's just an illusion.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


I didn't want to be famous. I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
~By David McCallum ~


I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
~By Cat Stevens ~


You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
~By Clive Anderson ~


While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught.
~By Pat Brown ~


I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
~By Stephen Rea ~


Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear.
~By James Thurber ~


Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free.
~By Martin Yan ~


Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality.
~By Griffin Dunne ~


These days there are a lot of people who just want to be famous. I think that comes from a naive place, because those people generally don't know what it's like.
~By Catherine Keener ~


I love being famous. It validates that I have something to say.
~By Richard Lewis ~


On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize I'm not enough of a dictator to conduct an orchestra because it requires a pretty awful person. When you read these biographies of famous conductors, they are all awful people who fail in their private relationships.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


I certainly don't want a child of mine to be famous, or anyone I was very close to who isn't yet... It's the worst thing to be trapped in your house not be able to leave.
~By Elizabeth Hurley ~


It's hard to have a bad hair day when you're famous.
~By Marion Jones ~


Becoming famous and selling a lot of records doesn't change a thing.
~By Macy Gray ~


The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
~By Casey Kasum ~


Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there.
~By Penn Jillette ~


I'm in that comfortable niche where I'm not that famous and sometimes people do need to put a barrier between them and their followers. When you're real famous you need to do that but I'm not that famous so I don't need that kind of barrier.
~By Tony Levin ~


I really had little interest in becoming famous. When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
~By Edgar Winter ~


Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
~By Bill O'Reilly ~


A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well.
~By Charlotte Church ~


I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha.
~By Arthur Golden ~


When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different. It was, Oh yeah, I'll get girls and be famous.
~By Edward Furlong ~


I'd had people say, "You'll enjoy being famous for a week, and you'll never enjoy it again". But I don't think I had that week. I may have been working and missed that moment.
~By Matt Damon ~


I never set out to be rich and famous. I wanted to follow my own path.
~By Matthew Modine ~


You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
~By Adriana Lima ~


I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.
~By Mira Sorvino ~


And my marriage was perfect when I wasn't famous.
~By Damon Wayans ~


Jodie Foster may continue to outwardly ignore me for the rest of my life, but I have made her one of the most famous actresses in the world.
~By John W. Hinckley, Jr. ~


I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
~By Robert Crumb ~


And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


People should recognize who you are and how you can act rather then how famous you are.
~By Mae Whitman ~


If you ever get rich and famous, by definition you are special. You have done something special, and therefore you start to behave special. Then if the floor drops out, and you become down and out, you have a really new perspective.
~By Danny Bonaduce ~


Aristotle was famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.
~By Will Cuppy ~


You do now have one in three people, as shown by the famous Carlton Monarchy debate poll, saying they want to get rid of the Monarchy. That was unthinkable even three, four years ago.
~By Anthony Holden ~


Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
~By Richard Ernst ~


I have also just finished three weeks on a soap opera in England. The soap opera is a rather famous one called Crossroads. It was first on television 25 years ago, and it has recently been brought back. I play the part of a businessman called David Wheeler.
~By Jeremy Bulloch ~


Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books, I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee, who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
~By Mickey Spillane ~


I didn't get into skating to be famous.
~By Eric Heiden ~


It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


I'm not in the business of becoming famous. And that's the advice I give to younger aspiring actors. Work onstage and do the little roles. In the end it's not important to be seen. It's important to do. There's a lot of disappointment in this business, but my family keeps me grounded.
~By Kristen Bell ~


There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


I am the most well-adjusted human being I know. I started out this investigation as a very happy man with a great career. I've got the life people dream about: I am rich, I am famous, I've got a fabulous marriage to an absolutely, spell-bindingly brilliant woman.
~By James Ellroy ~


I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.
~By Bruce Willis ~


Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy, which is our objective.
~By Paul Biya ~


Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
~By Andy Warhol ~


When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous.
~By Katharine Hepburn ~


Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
~By Maureen Dowd ~


You know, be an actor because you love to act. Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous, because that's luck.
~By Whoopi Goldberg ~


My goal and my career is definitely not to be famous. That's a really horrible goal, just to be famous for the sake of having fame.
~By Joel McHale ~


I wanted to be successful, not famous.
~By George Harrison ~


In Germany I am not so famous.
~By Hans Berger ~


Fate is being kind to me. Fate doesn't want me to be too famous too young.
~By Duke Ellington ~


I mean he's a very famous director... they're not going to put their... and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all, so he kept them at bay.
~By Ronald Harwood ~


In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
~By Andy Warhol ~


The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids.
~By Danielle Steel ~


I'm English. Our dentistry is not world famous.
~By Christian Bale ~


So I'm a young boy in the 1940s growing up, seeing Ralph Bunche on a regular basis, seeing Duke Ellington on a regular basis. We know that these people are famous. They're living in the same community as we live in. They go to the same stores and shops.
~By Ed Smith ~


When I came to New York, I began to meet the people who became the most famous artists of our time. I was insecure about my own level of ability, I didn't know whether I could compete with these people and, at the same time. I was wondering what is this anyway?
~By Henry Flynt ~


Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth.
~By Tatum O'Neal ~


I always regarded people who want fame with a lot of suspicion. Unless you have a product to sell, I don't know why anyone would want to be famous. I can't imagine what need that would fill.
~By Jessica Cutler ~


I just think Rosa Parks was overrated. Last time I checked, she got famous for breaking the law.
~By Stephen Colbert ~


That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made. I didn't have any idea how famous it would become - to start with, I didn't even realise I'd made it at all.
~By Gordon Banks ~


When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
~By Katie Price ~


At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.
~By Lafcadio Hearn ~


I totally related to Cole Porter's magnetic pull to any piano that was in the room, which he was famous for doing, as was Gershwin. You couldn't drag them away from a piano.
~By Kevin Kline ~


When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do.
~By Stevie Nicks ~


Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous musicals so we can all sing along. South Pacific is one of my favorites. Our neighbors must hate us.
~By Louise Brown ~


I'd definitely rather be rich than famous.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather.
~By Ilka Chase ~


There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause.
~By George Matthew Adams ~


No matter how famous and established they were or however blessed they were with great songs or long careers, if they lived alone, they lived alone. That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after.
~By Edie Brickell ~


If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history.
~By Bo Bennett ~


In its famous paradox, the equation of money and excrement, psychoanalysis becomes the first science to state what common sense and the poets have long known - that the essence of money is in its absolute worthlessness.
~By Norman O. Brown ~


To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady.
~By Albert Camus ~


Lance Armstrong, the famous cyclist and more importantly, cancer survivor, has said 'if you ever get a second chance for something, you've got to go all the way.'
~By Michael N. Castle ~

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