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Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
Power is not of a man. Wealth does not center in the person of the wealthy. Celebrity is not inherent in any personality. To be celebrated, to be wealthy, to have power requires access to major institutions.
C. Wright Mills
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
There's no difference between fame and infamy now. There's a new school of professional famous people that don't do anything. They don't create anything.
You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.
There is no celebrity quite as powerful as the local, homegrown celebrity.
Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
There are people who appear in the magazines and I don't know who they are. I've never seen anything they've done and their careers are over already. They're famous for maybe 10 minutes. Real careers, I think, take a long time to unfold.
I seek no longer to be a 'famous' person, and instead I wish to live a 'normal' life.
I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling, when I'm not famous any more.
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough.
I want to be famous everywhere.
Famous people feel that they must perpetually be on the crest of the wave, not realising that it is against all the rules of life. You can't be on top all the time, it isn't natural.
Olivia De Havilland
If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after.
Moon Unit Zappa
Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be.
Fame is a lot of pressure, especially when you're responsible for your entire family. Financially, emotionally - everything.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.
I know I'm not supposed to have any opinions about politics, because I'm famous.
Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
Celebrity means that I can affect people in a positive way.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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