Famous Quotes And Sayings

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Popstars really draws you in. It's fascinating. It's interesting to watch people thrown together in that kind of a situation. Even if the egos weren't involved and they weren't trying to be world famous. It's the Real World, only better.
~By Scott Patterson ~


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've never had a desire to be famous. Lots of actors are actually extremely shy. I have shy areas.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
~By Clive Anderson ~


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


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 could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that's not how I've chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.
~By Julia Roberts ~


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 ~


Similarly, another famous little quantum fluctuation that programs you is the exact configuration of your DNA.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.
~By Jeff Bridges ~


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


Some very famous directors have started in the mail room, which is just getting inside the studio, getting to know people, getting to know the routine.
~By Kenneth Anger ~


Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there.
~By Penn Jillette ~


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


You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
~By Adriana Lima ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think, I'm famous. I'm not famous to me. Famous is a perception.
~By Van Morrison ~


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 ~


Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it.
~By Fran Drescher ~


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


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


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 ~


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


There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
~By Bo Bennett ~


I like being famous when it's convenient for me and completely anonymous when it's not.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.
~By Moliere ~


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 ~


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


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


I had one fight in my adult life. I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole, which she admits that she initiated the physical part.
~By O. J. Simpson ~


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 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 famous saying 'God is love', it is generally assumed, means that God is like our immediate emotional indulgence, not that the meaning of love ought to have something of the 'otherness' and terror of God.
~By Charles Williams ~


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 ~


I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.
~By Ellen Burstyn ~


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


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


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 was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big.
~By Sting ~


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 was famous from birth.
~By Peter Fonda ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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'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 ~


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


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons.
~By Susan Sontag ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


To be famous and broke is hard.
~By David Spade ~


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 ~


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 ~


I just want to be rich and famous.
~By Ian Hart ~


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


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 ~


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've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
~By Vince Gill ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~

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