Famous Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Famous

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What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


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 ~


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


Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


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


The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
~By Susan Sontag ~


Being famous hasn't changed my perception of myself - I've just grown up.
~By Cat Deeley ~


Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons!
~By Christine Lahti ~


They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach.
~By Luigi Barzini ~


I don't really know a lot of famous people. I've met a lot of famous people. If I ran into Tom Hanks today, I would have to remind him who I was and he would then remember me. But he wouldn't come up to me and say, "Hi Dave!"
~By David Zucker ~


Hollywood people want to build you up and make you famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


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


I don't think I'll ever be comfortable with the idea of being famous.
~By Alison Lohman ~


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 ~


I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.
~By Lady Gaga ~


When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
~By James Carville ~


It's been real weird. It wasn't how I expected my life to turn out. Especially, mainly pertaining to the show. It never crossed my mind that one day I'm gonna be big and famous and have my own TV show, you know?
~By Jack Osbourne ~


It's not a sport you get famous at. If I wanted to be famous, I would have stuck with hockey.
~By Eric Heiden ~


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 ~


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


The big thing that everyone forgets, you're famous and on TV and everything, but I think there's something very rewarding to be able to write a song, record it, and have it turn out as you heard it in your head, or even better.
~By Phil Collen ~


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 ~


Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises.
~By Colin Mochrie ~


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


It was pretty frightening because as we all know, when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members don't survive in solo careers.
~By Don Henley ~


I've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
~By Vince Gill ~


That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


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


I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling, when I'm not famous any more.
~By Eva Herzigova ~


When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
~By Andy Warhol ~


I've never dreamed of being famous. The idea of it really scares me.
~By Jeremy London ~


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


Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
~By Lucius Accius ~


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 ~


I want to be famous everywhere.
~By Luciano Pavarotti ~


I used to think no one should go into show biz, but now I feel differently. I now feel like it's a great career. If you can do it and make money at it and still not be so famous that you can have a normal life - then I think it's a great career.
~By Julia Sweeney ~


The thing about being famous is, it's weird. The only people who get how weird it is are other famous people.
~By Margot Kidder ~


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 ~


Being famous is wicked. But it's better to be normal.
~By Rupert Grint ~


It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
~By Robert Benchley ~


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 think it's real easy to be famous these days; it's not real easy to sustain success.
~By Jerry Jeff Walker ~


Berry Gordy turned his house into a studio and discovered over 30 acts in the city. And we're famous all over the world.
~By Martha Reeves ~


I probably have become more infamous from two misdemeanors than probably anyone I could think of.
~By Paul Reubens ~


These days, there are many people around the world who listen to the songs that made me infamous and read the books that made me respectable.
~By Kinky Friedman ~


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 ~


Being big and famous doesn't get you more freedom, it gets you less.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people who love me because of I've been able to bring them some joy from the movies I've made.
~By Tony Curtis ~


The Bronx is famous for two things. Hip-hop, and 26 world championships.
~By Kurtis Blow ~


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 ~


You can get awful famous in this country in seven days.
~By Gary Hart ~


You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
~By Jay Leno ~


It's not that I don't want to become famous or that I'm obsessed by my work as an actress, but it's all about not limiting myself, such as putting myself in a little jail that I can escape from.
~By Sarah Polley ~


Although I get so much fan mail from Great Britain, tell me, am I more famous there than Michael Madsen?
~By Tom Sizemore ~


And I want to be able to - you know, make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California.
~By Meg Whitman ~


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 ~


How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


Being famous is just like being in high school. But I'm not interested in being the cheerleader. I'm not interested in being Gwen Stefani. She's the cheerleader, and I'm out in the smoker shed.
~By Courtney Love ~


Well, yeah. At a certain point, you've got to be really honest with yourself. Like, 'Why am I doing this? What are my motivations?' Like, if you get into it because you want to be famous? Then you've got a long row to hoe. But if you really feel like it's a labour of love and it's something you're actually legitimately good at, then it's not that hard to keep plugging away.
~By Will Arnett ~


For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
~By Pericles ~


I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I'd become famous.
~By Danielle Steel ~


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 ~


I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.
~By Charlotte Church ~


I like being infamous. I think it is safe being a cult.
~By Adam Ant ~


My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.
~By Harrison Ford ~


I became an actor, and because I had success as an actor, I became famous. I was acting for quite a while before I got famous; television made me famous. I guess that it's television that is responsible for everybody's desire to be famous.
~By Kelsey Grammer ~


I will either be famous or infamous.
~By Otto Dix ~


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


My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.
~By Shirley Knight ~


Well I would say that we're regular people first of all and we're normal and it's obvious by some of the things that have happened just because our name is famous we're not immune to tragedy.
~By Brett Favre ~


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 ~


One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country.
~By Nick Clooney ~


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'm famous. That's my job.
~By Jerry Rubin ~


We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


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 ~


If it's not some daring, dangerous affair, it's just not interesting, or so it seems. So, here you have two people - a famous American iconic couple - who actually like each other sexually, in marriage. Imagine.
~By Shelley Long ~


It isn't false modesty when I say this, but although I am supposed to be a famous person it doesn't mean anything to me. I just sit at home and work.
~By Gyorgy Legeti ~


The Band was always famous for its retirements; we'd go and play and get a little petty cash together, and then not see each other till it was time to fill our pockets up again.
~By Rick Danko ~


As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it, get away and have a normal life.
~By Gwen Stefani ~


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


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


You don't have to be rich and famous. You just have to be an ordinary person, doing extraordinary things. I'd like more people to know that it's there. Women's achievements still aren't recognised enough in many areas.
~By Joan Armatrading ~


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 ~


My philosophy was, if I just do good work, someone will like it enough to employ me. It never made me famous. And I'm way, way too old now, mate. That boat's sailed.
~By Ian Hart ~


Being rich and famous isn't all happiness and at times the pressures have got to me.
~By Annni-Frid Lyngstad ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was obsessed with being rich and famous.
~By Paul Lynde ~


Thank God I arrived the day before yesterday, the first of the month, at this port of San Diego, truly a fine one, and not without reason called famous.
~By Junipero Serra ~


If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before.
~By David Gest ~


Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
~By Jose Marti ~


I've been accustomed to being famous and having a certain level of attention for 14 years, but in the last few months, it's changed. It's like on the arcade game, I've gone up to the next level.
~By Kylie Minogue ~


They can gas me, but I am famous. I have achieved in one day what it took Robert Kennedy all his life to do.
~By Sirhan Sirhan ~


I'd die if I was Madonna. I'd die. God, what a horrible way to live. And Michael Jackson! To be so famous and to feel so isolated. I feel so bad for them. I don't know how it feels, and I hope it never happens to me.
~By Alicia Silverstone ~


It's not like I'm the most famous person in the world.
~By Ron Silver ~


I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that's not how I've chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.
~By Julia Roberts ~

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