Famous Quotes And Sayings

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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 think it's real easy to be famous these days; it's not real easy to sustain success.
~By Jerry Jeff Walker ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


My name's Jennifer Ellison and one day I'm going to be famous!
~By Jennifer Ellison ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


I worked on scores. I went to the musical library in Berlin which is very famous. I discovered that we had scores of Beethoven, printed scores of Beethoven, that are full of mistakes. Not the wrong or false notes, but the wrong dynamic, understandable things.
~By Kurt Masur ~


We are not interested in cloning the Michael Jordans and the Michael Jacksons of this world. The rich and the famous don't participate in this.
~By Panayiotis Zavos ~


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 got the famous Oprah hug!
~By Taylor Lautner ~


I think in the end, when you're famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I've just become this ambitious, say-whatever's-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that's part of my personality, but it's certainly not anywhere near the whole thing.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


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 ~


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 ~


Tom cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.
~By David Beckham ~


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 ~


Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?
~By Christopher Hampton ~


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


I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
~By Ray Charles ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It's not that I don't want to become famous or that I'm obsessed by my work as an actress, but it's all about not limiting myself, such as putting myself in a little jail that I can escape from.
~By Sarah Polley ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
~By Alan Alda ~


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 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 guess we decided to make a new record 3 years ago when Nancy was done scoring for Almost Famous.
~By Ann Wilson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


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 ~


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


I like photographing the people I love, the people I admire, the famous, and especially the infamous. My last infamous subject was the extreme right wing French politician Jean-Marie Le Pen.
~By Helmut Newton ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
~By James Carville ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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May 19 ,2022
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