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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.
There is no fulfillment in things whatsoever. And I think one of the reasons that depression reigns supreme amongst the rich and famous is some of them thought that maybe those things would bring them happiness. But what, in fact, does is having a cause, having a passion. And that's really what gives life's true meaning.
Stardom can be a gilded slavery.
I wanted to be successful, not famous.
A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
Daniel J. Boorstin
For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it's their fault.
Henry A. Kissinger
You have to pretend that your life is a financial pleasure even when your autographs are bouncing.
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.
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.
Olivia De Havilland
I think that when you are famous every weakness is exaggerated.
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
I do not like the man who squanders life for fame; give me the man who living makes a name.
A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too.
P. J. O'Rourke
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
Fame is the thirst of youth.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
I woke up one morning to find I was famous. I bought a white Rolls-Royce and drove down Sunset Boulevard, wearing dark specs and a white suit, waving like the Queen Mum.
I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen.
J. K. Rowling
When you become a celebrity, the world owns you and your image.
To be a star is to own the world and all the people in it. After a taste of stardom, everything else is poverty.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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