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The problem for us, as viewers, is that we want famous people who are passionate about the things they're famous for, because that makes them worthy of the attention. But I think many of those famous people just want to be famous.
Some of the things I've seen a lot of my female-actress friends who are relatively famous receive - I've seen some hideous things. Like some really, really bad things... like, the FBI should be contacted immediately.
I try to become more humble and more myself with every year. There was a while when I got famous where I was so confused and my head was spinning.
I married a pretty famous girl, and when we drive through town there's usually a car following us, when I walk out of my front door in Chelsea there's six guys waiting for me.
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.
I've never dreamed of being famous. The idea of it really scares me.
I've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I've ever known, but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy.
I do not take any pleasure whatsoever in being a famous person.
I did grow up next door to Steve McQueen, who was a very famous movie star at the time, but as a kid it didn't impress me. We always had great fun with him. He would take us out on Sundays on his motorcycles, riding around in the desert; he was like a second father.
Most of what Hawaii has to offer is no secret. Pipeline is probably the most famous wave in the world.
It can be easy to buy into anything. I would lose focus if I went with that attitude of wanting to be famous.
I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
I didn't start making music in order to be famous.
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.
But things move in circles: one minute it's the models who are famous, then it's the actresses, then it's the designers.
I had a very erratic career. I got very famous for a minute and then it just all went away, you know?
A lot of the greatest compositions were made famous by Sinatra.
I don't like the idea of famous people.
I actually don't know anyone who wants to be famous for fame's sake, at least not anyone I respect. But you need to have a certain amount of power in order to be able to do what you want.
Michael Ian Black
I always loved Willie Nelson, but I loved the songs that Willie made famous.
It's my observation that gardeners and gardening for a very long time have had to take a back seat. Architects are very famous; they've got huge projects. What goes on in and around them has been relegated to a very minor role.
I heard so many stories from Gaomi's peasants that I had an irrepressible urge to write them down. Today, Gaomi's peasants know that they have become famous around the world through my writings, but I think they are a little puzzled by this.
You're only famous in the eyes of others. Inside, you're still the same, and not a hundred million records or TV shows can change that. I think the only pitfall of fame is believing that it means something, and behaving like that.
I can never really enjoy being famous.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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