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After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.
I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but that's not how I've chosen to lead my life. I knew that you put yourself under a microscope the more famous you become.
People just assume that if you're famous, you're in Hollywood.
Many incredible artists die before they were famous.
I thought the more famous I became, the more friendships I would have, but the opposite was true.
A while ago I said that, 'You know, I like a guy - he doesn't have to be all rich and famous - he can be normal.' And I remember I was walking in the mall, and this guy was like, 'Tyra, I'm normal. I live with my mama. I ain't got a car and I ain't got a job! I'm real normal.' And I'm like, 'That's not normal - that's a loser!'
Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
Apart from its famous healing properties, manuka has a strong, woody flavour.
You can't date if you're famous. That's how it seems to me.
I was famous overnight. I went from nowhere to being really big.
I'd never read 'Lord of the Rings' until I was asked to play Gandalf, so I didn't really know it was a frightfully famous book.
I don't feel famous and I didn't want my autobiography to be like a Paris Hilton story.
If you're famous, I don't - for the life of me - I don't understand why any famous person would ever be on Twitter.
I certainly don't think you need to be famous to want to leave a legacy, but when you are famous, it's even more likely that your child will get the wrong perspective on your life if you die prematurely.
What I've said before, only half in joke, is that everybody in Ireland is famous. Or, maybe better, say everybody is familiar.
I can't advise any of the young ones, because I don't know what their background was, but I would suggest that anyone who wants to be famous more than anything - there's a real problem.
I don't want to be famous. I want to be secure. I don't want the world. I just want a piece of it. I want people to remember Eric Davis.
I never pursued being 'famous.'
Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different.
I did not want to write one of those sequels that famous first-book authors get into where everybody says, 'Oh yeah.'
Robert M. Pirsig
I know what it's like to be famous. It's good money and it's great fun. A real kick in the pants. People wave at you and smile at you. You get great tables in restaurants. They send you gifts - beautiful clothes and cars.
When I first became famous, I didn't know if I could go where I wanted to because I didn't know how people were going to act. Some folks would scream and holler, and I didn't know what to do with that.
I don't know what 'famous' is, really.
I admire sensible, kind people. They're not often famous.
Whenever someone says to my mum: 'How's your son doing?' she says: 'Which one?' If you're a parent, you're not going to go: 'Oh I'll concentrate on the famous one.'
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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