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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 ~


Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don't have to be anything else.
~By Orson Welles ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


We played in Texas about a year ago, at Emo's, the famous country and western club in Austin. And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage, that's where it's going to be!
~By Alan Vega ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


We had such a wonderful set of circumstances in Wilmington. Yes, the four of us became famous literally overnight, but we were in a small town and we always knew when people were coming down. We always knew when to behave.
~By Katie Holmes ~


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


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 ~


I was with a famous comedian when a young fan walked up and asked for an autograph. The comedian blew him off. I'll never forget the look on the young boy's face. He was devastated.
~By Louie Anderson ~


I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous."
~By Andy Warhol ~


I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay.
~By Bette Davis ~


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 ~


What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
~By Voltaire ~


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


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


King Crimson were the only really famous band I'd been in.
~By Jamie Muir ~


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 ~


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


Most of my life I have played a lot of famous people but most of them were dead so you have a poetic license.
~By Christopher Plummer ~


Be very clear as to what your dream is. Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all actors really just want to be rich and famous as the solution to all that ails.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


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 ~


All I say is that I don't go out with famous men.
~By Samantha Mumba ~


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


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 was brought up with psychics and tarot cards. My mum was always told I was going to be in a boy band and be famous as a singer.
~By Lee Ryan ~


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


Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I'd think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix... I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.
~By Jean-Michel Basquiat ~


At each of these northern posts there were interesting experiences in store for me, as one who had read all the books of northern travel and dreamed for half a lifetime of the north; and that was - almost daily meeting with famous men.
~By Ernest Thompson Seton ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company.
~By Steve Wozniak ~


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


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 ~


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


People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


I made a conscious decision back then that I would rather be the best actress who ever lived than the most famous one.
~By Sally Kirkland ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
~By Ani DiFranco ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


The people I want are very famous and very rich, and all I can offer them is a bit of exposure on TV and a bit of cash, so it's a miracle we get any guests at all. But we have been very lucky.
~By Graham Norton ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.
~By Anna Kournikova ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


He makes me laugh, Mick! He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all. He bought an Enigma machine! I've never worked with a producer who was more famous than everyone put together.
~By Saffron Burrows ~


I don't like being recognised, I have no interest in being famous at all, I just do what I do. If I could be like Captain Kirk and beam myself up and then beam myself down, I would!
~By Bruce Dickinson ~


In New York, after that famous home run, they expected me to be up there every year. That homer raised me to a high level, with the top guys in the game.
~By Bobby Thomson ~


Being famous is having the power to really implement positive change in the world, and it gives you the power to do what you want. I'm really grateful for it because I can play music and people will listen.
~By Sean Lennon ~


I had to do this very aggressive, big score in a very short time, and knowing that in the beginning, middle, and end would be this very, very famous theme, but I still had to weave a score around it and make it work as a score was really challenging.
~By Danny Elfman ~


I don't know how to construct a career that'll make me famous. Except maybe get my ears pinned back, get my teeth done, and go to America. But then I'll be competing with billions of actors who haven't got false teeth, and who are 25.
~By Ian Hart ~


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 ~


We were marching since we were babies and all we did was make Jane Fonda famous.
~By Robert Patrick ~


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 ~


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 ~


I had a flight trainer who is one of the biggest and most famous helicopter pilots the world.
~By Izabella Scorupco ~


I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.
~By Anthony Hopkins ~


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 ~


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 ~


Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


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


What I've learned is that you really don't need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous.
~By Lady Gaga ~


I was famous from birth.
~By Peter Fonda ~


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 ~


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 ~


I don't want to be famous as a movie star and have the whole world love me, I want to be a creative actress.
~By Juliette Lewis ~


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


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


I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous.
~By Kim Weston ~


After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


I didn't know what to expect from a famous movie star; maybe that he'd be sort of stuck-up, you know. But not Gary Cooper. He horsed around so much... that I had a hard time painting him.
~By Norman Rockwell ~


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 ~


I guess the nicest thing about being, I won't say famous but being popular is a more proper word for me to use would be that if you've got a recognizable name, a lot of times you can get people to do things for you ordinarily that you wouldn't get done.
~By Mickey Gilley ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.
~By David Brainerd ~

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