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Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
~By Annette Bening ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Face it, I didn't become famous until I took my clothes off.
~By Jude Law ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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


Griffin, my brother, 11 months younger, was sometimes the victim of my father's fury - once Ryan famously knocked out his teeth.
~By Tatum O'Neal ~


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


Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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 have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.
~By Walt Disney ~


Look at Gleason in The Honeymooners. He was humorous but the way he lived wasn't really humorous. He was a bus driver. Who wants to be a bus driver? He didn't have any money and he was not famous. But despite that, the show is humorous.
~By George Thorogood ~


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


The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
~By Britney Spears ~


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 ~


I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert; he was like a second father.
~By Herb Ritts ~


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 ~


Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous it was a complete drag and it is still a complete drag.
~By Van Morrison ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The first time I went to Johnny Depp's house in LA is when I realized what I was getting myself into. I knew he was famous, but I didn't really know what that entailed.
~By Kate Moss ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


We had an interesting thing at that first dinner. It was prior to the availability of several new hotels in Los Angeles, and we were more or less committed to the old Ambassador Hotel that has the famous Coconut Grove.
~By Lew Wasserman ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


It's really easy to avoid the tabloids. You just live your life and don't hang out with famous people who are in the tabloids. Don't do anything controversial and be a normal person. Have friends. And get a job and keep working.
~By Amanda Seyfried ~


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 ~


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 ~


Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well.
~By Charlotte Church ~


I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions. For me, I have a craving for that. When I'm acting, I feel great. It's not to be famous.
~By Christopher Parker ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


HBO is really famous for hiring good people and staying out of their way until they ask for help, or need it. And that reputation is earned.
~By Richard Russo ~


Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.
~By Alan Bennett ~


At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
~By Phil Donahue ~


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


And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


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


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


I don't like being famous - it is like a prison. And driving for Ferrari would make it far worse.
~By Valentino Rossi ~


In Germany I am not so famous.
~By Hans Berger ~


When I first became famous, I didn't know if I could go where I wanted to because I didn't know how people were going to act. Some folks would scream and holler, and I didn't know what to do with that.
~By Jill Scott ~


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 ~


I can never really enjoy being famous.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


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


The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words.
~By Robert South ~


No matter how famous and established they were or however blessed they were with great songs or long careers, if they lived alone, they lived alone. That's not the way I wanted to live prior to the tour or after.
~By Edie Brickell ~


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


I'm the guy that made Joe DiMaggio famous.
~By Lefty Gomez ~

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October 4 ,2022
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