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Famous Quotes

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If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

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

 

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

Berry Gordy turned his house into a studio and discovered
over 30 acts in the city.
And we're famous all over the world.
- Martha Reeves

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.
- Shaquille O'Neal

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Most of my life I have played a lot of famous people
but most of them were dead so you have a poetic license.
- Christopher Plummer

I felt no pressure that my grandfather was famous and my uncle was famous.
- Kim Weston

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

I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling,
when I'm not famous any more.
- Eva Herzigova

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

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.
- Jim Capaldi

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.
- Mickey Spillane

If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car,
it is time to spend a few hours on history.
- Bo Bennett

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

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

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

As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it,
get away and have a normal life.
- Gwen Stefani

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

It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around.
- Anita Ekberg

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

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.
- Whoopi Goldberg

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

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

I really had little interest in becoming famous.
When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
- Edgar Winter

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

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

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.
- Gabrielle Reece

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.
- Erica Jong

At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
- Phil Donahue

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.
- Gordon Banks

I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man.
I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power,
because democracy shapes our lives.
- Robert Caro

We played in Texas about a year ago,
at Emo's,
the famous country and western club in Austin.
And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage,
that's where it's going to be!
- Alan Vega

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.
- Alan Bennett

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

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

If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before.
- David Gest

I never wanted to be famous.
I only wanted to be great.
- Ray Charles

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

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

It was never about winning medals or being famous.
- Nancy Kerrigan

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

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.
- Peter Cushing

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

The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
- Justin Timberlake

I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you're famous...
and it's not.
You just buy more stuff.
- Nicole Sullivan

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

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

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

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

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

My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous.
It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
- Wynonna Judd

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.
- Louise Brown

In opera, as with any performing art,
to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course,
but you must also be famous.
The two are different things.
- Luciano Pavarotti

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

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.
- Junipero Serra

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

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.
- Van Morrison

Jodie Foster may continue to outwardly ignore me for the rest of my life,
but I have made her one of the most famous actresses in the world.
- John W. Hinckley, Jr.

Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful -
unless one was striving for mediocrity.
- William Hurt

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.
- William Scott

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.
- Robert South

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Dirk Benedict

Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy,
which is our objective.
- Paul Biya

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


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