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I grew up in the limelight and being the child of someone famous. So my relationship with fame is not bedazzled.
I know I have this level of celebrity, of fame, international, national, whatever you want to call it, but it's a pretty surreal thing to think sometimes that you're in the middle of another famous person's life and you think to yourself, 'How the hell did I get famous? What is this some weird club that we're in?'
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.
Everyone wants to be famous; so do I. But I cannot lose sleep over it.
I never cultivated a personality. Almost everyone who is really famous has cultivated a personality.
The most famous rumor for me is that I had throat cancer. I never had throat cancer... I don't know why that started... The way I sing, probably.
I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things, but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary.
Britain is famous for being great at inventing and poor at commercializing.
I used to send away for eight-minute Super 8 movies of various Ray Harryhausen scenes advertised on the back of 'Famous Monsters of Filmland' magazine.
The records of adopted children are sealed in California. That seal is considered inviolable... The judge ruled that, because I was famous, he didn't have the same rights as other kids.
You can't be a good actor if you get too affected by fame. Because then you're not real, and you're not really wanting more. You look at a lot of actors who, before they were famous, did a lot of amazing work, and once they got too big, it just got off.
I mean I was famous for nothing.
I meet people who are in movies, and the stuff that they write is terrible, but nobody tells them that because they're famous. So I worry that my stuff might be like that, too.
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.
I was the big, bossy older sister, full of enthusiasms, mad fantasies, desperate urges to be famous, and anxious to be a saint - a settled sort of saint, not one who might have to suffer or die for her faith.
Air travelers, of course, are famous for their hubris. They carry on too many bags and use the restroom when the seat-belt sign is on.
No one teaches you how to be a famous person; no one teaches you how to be a role model. It's something you have to do on your own.
It is more interesting to be compared to someone famous, because it lets you gauge what perceptions people have about your appearance.
I don't have famous neighbours and if I did, I'd avoid them. I don't live the jet-set.
There's always going to be that pressure when you're in front of the camera. When you're famous it's just an extreme version of reality and there's a pressure to look a certain way.
The day before I was famous in Denmark, nobody looked my way. The day after, everybody wanted to talk to me.
Yeah, I like to be the maker of the art. And I like and want the money. But I don't really dig being famous.
Famous is celebrityism, and I don't want that... I know that I'm not that. Everybody knows who you are. I can't imagine living that life, but I don't think I consider myself famous.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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