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


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 ~


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 ~


Of course, Hollywood is still making some excellent pictures which reflect the great artistry that made Hollywood famous throughout the world, but these films are exceptions, judging from box office returns and press reviews.
~By Pola Negri ~


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 ~


Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos.
~By Chuck Zito ~


Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


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


It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn't be anonymous.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?
~By Chris Rock ~


Save your rejections so that later when you are famous you can show them to people and laugh.
~By Meg Cabot ~


There are a lot of good things about being famous but there are a few not so good things too.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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 ~


Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
~By Simeon Strunsky ~


People are much more inclined to believe and say bad things about you if you're famous.
~By Danielle Steel ~


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 ~


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 ~


A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier. That is why Chippendale is famous.
~By Ludwig Mies van der Rohe ~


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 ~


When we had the infamous mealtime scenes, food fights would inevitably develop.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


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 ~


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 ~


My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The one thing you've got to say about Columbia is that it has courses that are famous. It has alumni who come back and say it was the best thing they ever did.
~By William Scott ~


He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music, but there are many people who have never heard of George Gershwin and those numbers increase.
~By Michael Feinstein ~


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 ~


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


I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes, the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful to me and given me so much joy.
~By Yves Saint Laurent ~


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 served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me.
~By Sun Myung Moon ~


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


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 ~


At the time when this famous historical battle was fought in Kosovo, the people were looking at the stars, expecting aid from them. Now, six centuries later, they are looking at the stars again, waiting to conquer them.
~By Slobodan Milosevic ~


It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
~By Kate Adie ~


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 ~


I didn't set out to be famous; if I'd wanted that, I would have gone on Big Brother.
~By Sam Worthington ~


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 ~


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 ~


It's quite a famous story that takes place on Christmas Eve, and the Germans, French, and Scottish are trying to make peace one night and they bury their dead and they play football. I play a German opera singer, in German, which I never have so I am really excited about that.
~By Diane Kruger ~


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 ~


The first pork-barrel bill that crosses my desk, I'm going to veto it and make the authors of those pork-barrel items famous all over America.
~By John McCain ~


Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous. He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved greatness before turning 30.
~By John Cusack ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.
~By Carol Burnett ~


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 ~


In opera, as with any performing art, to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course, but you must also be famous. The two are different things.
~By Luciano Pavarotti ~


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 ~


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 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 being famous gets in the way of doing what you want to do.
~By Johnny Mathis ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer. The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
~By Stephen Malkmus ~


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 ~


Indy makes the race driver. You become famous when you come here.
~By Rodger Ward ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I don't make eye contact, the guys won't come over and talk. American girls just go for it. You men are spoiled.
~By Silvia Colloca ~


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


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'd love to live in Ireland but I'd like to live as me, not what someone thinks I am. People don't understand - I lived there before I was famous.
~By Van Morrison ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I'm as famous as I want to be.
~By Tracey Ullman ~


I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.
~By Nat King Cole ~


I got the famous Oprah hug!
~By Taylor Lautner ~


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


But to this day I am convinced that the real reason we met was because Alexander is from Nebraska, and he was completely fascinated that I was about to go off and make a movie with Brando - perhaps the most famous Nebraskan of all.
~By Thomas Haden Church ~


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 ~


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

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