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I really had little interest in becoming famous. When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
The first famous winemaking consultant was the late professor Emile Peynaud, who reigned over Bordeaux throughout the 1940s, '50s, '60s and '70s.
Robert M. Parker, Jr.
I lived in New York my whole life. Like every New Yorker, I have stories about spending summers on the Jersey shore, riding the roller coaster in Seaside that is now famous for that sickening photo of it being washed out to sea.
Marissa Jaret Winokur
At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James, the famous King James version; and this is the great literary monument of the English language.
The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
I had a very erratic career. I got very famous for a minute and then it just all went away, you know?
I want to be in 'Glee', but I'm told I'm not famous enough to be a cameo yet.
It's not like I'm the most famous person in the world.
People say, 'Oh, you're famous now, so you must go to L.A.' - I don't live in L.A. now - but it's like, why wouldn't you? The weather is amazing, the film industry's there, it's a great quality of life.
You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.
Vidal Sassoon was the most famous hairstylist in the history of the world.
John Paul DeJoria
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'm the guy that made Joe DiMaggio famous.
'Howard the Duck!' That's a really interesting movie. I appreciate my career, because I've had a lot of very interesting ups and downs, and most people... That movie is such a famous flop. In a land of a lot of flops, it's kind of awesome to be in a really famous flop. I mean, it's kind of a poster child for flops.
Becoming famous is a really shocking thing, especially when you don't have aspirations to it. It got to the point where I would try and avoid making eye contact with anyone. It was freaky, and it just happened overnight. I couldn't handle it.
There are lots of things that I will probably never experience in this life. Military combat. Being dictator of a small central American country. Dunking a basketball. Being a famous rock star. Or walking on Mars. But one thing I have been, and will always be, is an entrepreneur.
If you play a real character who's famous and still alive, it makes things easier if you have the luck to have a good relationship with them.
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.
When I was seven years old, I fell in love with a series published by Bobbs-Merrill called 'The Childhood of Famous Americans.' In it, historical figures like Clara Barton, Nancy Hanks, Elias Howe, Patrick Henry, and dozens more came to life for me as children.
It's sour grapes, I admit, I want to be more famous so people are examining my work couplet by couplet, you know what I mean? That's the level where I want to go.
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.
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.
Every time you look at a house in Los Angeles, the real-estate agent will tell you that someone famous once lived there. It always seemed irrelevant to me: Does a property gain value just because Alfred Hitchcock used to eat breakfast there?
Claire Scovell LaZebnik
Italy is famous for fashion, food, Ferrari, and furniture - furniture was a segment where the companies in the high end are all small.
Luca Cordero di Montezemolo
I believe some people in this business suffer from fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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