Famous Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Famous

Read This: Midnight Quotes And Sayings

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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians.
~By Paula Danziger ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
~By Tia Carrere ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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'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 definitely wanted to be an actor. I didn't want to be on TV, I didn't want to be famous, I didn't want to be anyone in particular; I just wanted to do it. I see young people now who look at magazines, or American Idol and their goal is to have that lifestyle - to have good handbags, or go out with cute guys from shows, or whatever. But I definitely wanted to be an actor.
~By Lauren Graham ~


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 could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary.
~By Enya ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


The real harm of term extension comes not from these famous works. The real harm is to the works that are not famous, not commercially exploited, and no longer available as a result.
~By Lawrence Lessig ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous.
~By Lillie Langtry ~


Famous people come up to me, but I don't know who they are because my sight is so bad. It's always at the pool of the Four Seasons in Beverly Hills when I don't have my lenses in and my glasses are in my room.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


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'd probably be famous now if I wasn't such a good waitress.
~By Jane Siberry ~


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 was famous from birth.
~By Peter Fonda ~


For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


In a lot of aspects it's cooler that we don't have a lot of really overly famous people in the band.
~By Neil Schon ~


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


Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.
~By Olivia De Havilland ~


Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.
~By Eminem ~


Going to New York to do whatever - show business - it just seemed fun. It seemed fun to go to the big city and meet all kinds of different people and maybe be famous. It was just exciting. So I wasn't scared.
~By January Jones ~


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 want to be famous. I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
~By David McCallum ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Your face is your calling card, but you're not so famous that you can't go out.
~By Vincent Schiavelli ~


I do not like being famous. I like being normal.
~By Vince Gill ~


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 ~


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


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


But just playing the partner of someone famous, I had a lot more freedom.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


I'm trying to remain unfamous.
~By Anwar Robinson ~


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


The whole business of getting famous was good fun, but it was a long time ago.
~By Julian Clary ~


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


I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
~By Brigitte Bardot ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
~By Barbra Streisand ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

Read This: Enthusiasm Quotes And Sayings
October 27 ,2021
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Awareness Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Awareness
Decision Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Decision
Rights Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Rights
Charisma Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Charisma
Oceans Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Oceans