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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.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
I wanted to be successful, not famous.
Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
I just want to make music, I don't want people to talk about me. All I've ever wanted to do was sing. I don't want to be a celebrity. I don't want to be in people's faces, you know, constantly on covers of magazine that I haven't even known I'm on.
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.
I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
I know I'm not supposed to have any opinions about politics, because I'm famous.
For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.
I like being famous when it's convenient for me and completely anonymous when it's not.
For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You're in a conversation and everybody's agreeing with what you're saying - even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
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