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You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing.
I've been famous for a long, long time. So I don't think of it - I think of it very differently. It's the normal temperature of my room.
It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer.
I really don't know anything else because my brothers were famous when I was two years old. So I know nothing else, no other life.
It's famous that comedians have a very dark personal state of mind. I think, in my case, it's the same. The only way to get deep is to have a balance, or a counterbalance.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
A lot of people these days are not music lovers - they just want to be famous which is a very different thing to what I grew up believing in.
One of the interesting things about Twitter is looking how famous people choose to use it. Take someone like Steve Martin, who I follow: it's all sorts of comic gems, nothing private, nothing personal - all jokes. Other celebrities are overtly personal - like Charlie Sheen. I do a mix of observations and updates.
To put it simply - you know, a lot of people believe that the benefit of this job is fame and fortune. I believe that you pay for the fortune through the fame. I don't buy into the notion that being famous is somehow a good thing, or an exciting thing, or a wonderful thing.
I didn't get hugely famous really quick. It was a slow, gradual process, so I was able to sort of grow into myself and figure out who I was and what I wanted without the glaring spotlight on me telling me who I was.
I wanted to be famous. I wanted people to talk about me.
Despite the rigid classicism of the famous Paris Opera school and company, the French have done more than their share to unmoor la Danse from its traditions and standards.
Barack Obama is the most famous living person in the history of the world.
Dee Dee Myers
Everybody just wants to be famous first, and then maybe learn how to act.
Do you remember the wrestler Andre the Giant? Famous. He had acromegaly.
I bemoan the fact that all my famous friends have places in St. Bart's and I have to go to Montauk.
I have some idea of the pressure of finding your own identity with a famous father.
I think that as soon as you think of yourself as a famous person or anything like that, you're objectifying yourself in some weird way.
When you're as famous as I am, stories take on a life of their own.
Now, we believe that the majority of teachers in America know our system must be reformed, to put students first so that America can compete, that teachers don't teach to become rich or famous. They teach because they love children.
Have I ever been to a party with a ton of famous people in it? Yes, several times, so I guess that's a Hollywood lifestyle.
It's great to make your own choices, but there's a price to pay. I could've made more money or been more famous. I could be the current groovy guy.
I don't have many famous friends, really, except Simon Cowell.
Usually when I see someone famous, for some reason, I think I know them.
Because I think in order to get famous you have to be known for something. Like 'You're the romantic comedy girl' or 'You're the Oscar-winning whatever girl.'
The only way to be turned off to being famous is to be famous.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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