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Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


I know somebody from university who's called Phil Collins and I think there's something terribly unfortunate about sharing a name With somebody who either is famous or becomes famous.
~By David Walliams ~


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 ~


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 lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life.
~By Haruki Murakami ~


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 ~


You're asking the wrong girl about fame. I'm hardly famous. I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
~By Nikki Cox ~


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 ~


There has been a time on earth when poets had been young and dead and famous - and were men. But now the poet as the tragic child of grandeur and destiny had changed. The child of genius was a woman, now, and the man was gone.
~By Tom Wolfe ~


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'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!
~By Lyle Lovett ~


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


There's so many things I want to do. I want to work with great filmmakers, great actors, great scripts. And there's no reason for me to do anything short of that, because I'm 24, I don't have a family, I don't need to make tons of money, and I'm not dying to get famous.
~By Tobey Maguire ~


Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys.
~By Bert Campaneris ~


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


Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence.
~By Doug Coupland ~


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


A lot of the greatest compositions were made famous by Sinatra.
~By Michael Bolton ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


It's not my goal to be a famous actor.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


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


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


Just because you're not famous, doesn't mean you're not good.
~By Laura Linney ~


Few if any teenagers can relate to getting up for school and finding famous comics like Pryor and Williams hanging out in your living room after a hard night of partying. But that's Hollywood.
~By Pauly Shore ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.
~By Don Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think there are a lot of people who really want to be famous, they really do. I don't. It sort of gets in the way of the everyday things that I do.
~By Johnny Mathis ~


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 ~


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


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


It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around.
~By Anita Ekberg ~


Bruce Lee was very famous. I watched his movies and he is amazing. He is a martial arts master, his philosophy, his movement, both physically and mentally, were very strong.
~By Jet Li ~


George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I've ever known, but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy.
~By Alvin Lee ~


A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think, I'm famous. I'm not famous to me. Famous is a perception.
~By Van Morrison ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I just want to be rich and famous.
~By Ian Hart ~


Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person.
~By Oksana Baiul ~


I feel very strong as an individual, but as a famous footballer I know I am prone to certain things. All the media have a continuous interest for me. It varies from once a year to every day interest.
~By Ruud van Nistelrooy ~


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 ~


I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.
~By Laura Kightlinger ~


I'm actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s.
~By Dylan Moran ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


There were so much affairs of me created by the media... of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.
~By Gabriela Sabatini ~


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 never thought about being famous.
~By Damon Wayans ~


A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas - a place where history comes to life.
~By Norman Cousins ~


For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
~By Jesse Owens ~


I've worked with a lot of people who are more famous than myself who are terribly insecure.
~By Barry Gibb ~


I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you're famous... and it's not. You just buy more stuff.
~By Nicole Sullivan ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.
~By Lillian Hellman ~


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 ~


Our most famous writers are Faulkner and Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor. It would make sense that the poetry would reflect some of those same values, some of the same techniques.
~By Robert Morgan ~


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


Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


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 ~


Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity.
~By William Hurt ~


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


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 ~


Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
~By Moliere ~


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 ~


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


There are people who appear in the magazines and I don't know who they are. I've never seen anything they've done and their careers are over already. They're famous for maybe 10 minutes. Real careers, I think, take a long time to unfold.
~By Matt Damon ~


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


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 ~


You know, one of the biggest thrills I have is when famous people recognize me from Taxi.
~By Marilu Henner ~


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 ~


None of my characters are rich or famous, and the situations they find themselves in could happen to anyone.
~By Nicholas Sparks ~


I'm famous for being nicer to my fans than anyone on the face of the Earth because I figure a) They pay my salary, and b) It's probably like a big moment in your life to meet somebody so I would say, just come on up.
~By James Woods ~


I actually don't feel famous.
~By Anwar Robinson ~


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 ~


Quentin is very organic; there was no way that he was going to put someone else's hand in there and anyway, my hands are kind of famous. It seemed right.
~By David Carradine ~


I still forgive him, because by doing what he did, he made it famous.
~By Alberto Korda ~

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