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What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don't have to be anything else.
~By Orson Welles ~


And my marriage was perfect when I wasn't famous.
~By Damon Wayans ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Our most famous writers are Faulkner and Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor. It would make sense that the poetry would reflect some of those same values, some of the same techniques.
~By Robert Morgan ~


Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
~By Richard Ernst ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 may not be the most famous songwriter in the world, but you know a David Friedman song when you hear it. It took me a long time to appreciate that.
~By David Friedman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


That the work involved, the willingness to take chances, the commitment, the opportunity to get on stage and make people happy, was more important than becoming famous, or even what I was dancing.
~By Suzanne Farrell ~


After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


I'd definitely rather be rich than famous.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


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 didn't want to be famous. I just wanted to earn enough money to have a nice life and enjoy acting.
~By David McCallum ~


There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way.
~By Geri Halliwell ~


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


He makes me laugh, Mick! He tended to turn up when we were having lunch and entertain us all. He bought an Enigma machine! I've never worked with a producer who was more famous than everyone put together.
~By Saffron Burrows ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


There were so much affairs of me created by the media... of course I was not always a true single. I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.
~By Gabriela Sabatini ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Being big and famous doesn't get you more freedom, it gets you less.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


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 ~


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


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


Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


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


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 think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.
~By Clyde Tombaugh ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


I'm following my dreams and doing what I love as a designer. I did not want to be one of those kids with a famous last name that doesn't do anything. That is very unfulfilling to me and I'm very happy.
~By Nicky Hilton ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous, whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done and associations of things I've done.
~By Peter Cushing ~


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 ~


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


The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids.
~By Danielle Steel ~


Computers are famous for being able to do complicated things starting from simple programs.
~By Seth Lloyd ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
~By Andy Warhol ~

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