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Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different.
I admire sensible, kind people. They're not often famous.
I don't know what 'famous' is, really.
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.'
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.
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.
It's never been my purpose to become an American icon, or more famous or richer.
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.
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
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.
I wanted to be famous. I wanted people to talk about me.
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.
Barack Obama is the most famous living person in the history of the world.
Dee Dee Myers
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.
Everybody just wants to be famous first, and then maybe learn how to act.
I have some idea of the pressure of finding your own identity with a famous father.
I bemoan the fact that all my famous friends have places in St. Bart's and I have to go to Montauk.
Do you remember the wrestler Andre the Giant? Famous. He had acromegaly.
When you're as famous as I am, stories take on a life of their own.
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 don't really consider myself to be famous.
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.
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.
John F. Kennedy
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