Famous Quotes

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Small: Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability
George Bernard Shaw
"Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability"
George Bernard Shaw, Dramatist
Small: How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
"How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?"
Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Philosopher
Small: Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then ha
"Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there"
Penn Jillette, Entertainer
Small: So Im a young boy in the 1940s growing up, seeing Ralph Bunche on a regular basis, seeing Duke Ellington on a
"So I'm a young boy in the 1940s growing up, seeing Ralph Bunche on a regular basis, seeing Duke Ellington on a regular basis. We know that these people are famous. They're living in the same community as we live in. They go to the same stores and shops"
Ed Smith
Small: I think in the end, when youre famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think Ive
Madonna Ciccone
"I think in the end, when you're famous, people like to narrow you down to a few personality traits. I think I've just become this ambitious, say-whatever's-on-her-mind, intimidating person. And that's part of my personality, but it's certainly not anywhere near the whole thing"
Madonna Ciccone, Entertainer
Small: I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man. I always wanted to use the life of a man
"I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man. I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power, because democracy shapes our lives"
Robert Caro, Writer
Small: The thing about being famous is, its weird. The only people who get how weird it is are other famous people
Margot Kidder
"The thing about being famous is, it's weird. The only people who get how weird it is are other famous people"
Margot Kidder, Actress
Small: One of the pleasant duties of Americas most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big
Nick Clooney
"One of the pleasant duties of America's most famous announcers during the relatively short swing era of the big bands was to host late-night remotes from some of the most famous ballrooms throughout the country"
Nick Clooney, Politician
Small: I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to
"I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me"
Sun Myung Moon, Clergyman
Small: Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I dont make
"Italian girls are famous for being snobby and expecting men to make the first move. In America, if I don't make eye contact, the guys won't come over and talk. American girls just go for it. You men are spoiled"
Silvia Colloca, Actress
Small: On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize Im not enough of a dictator to conduct an orchestr
"On the other hand, when I give it closer thought, I realize I'm not enough of a dictator to conduct an orchestra because it requires a pretty awful person. When you read these biographies of famous conductors, they are all awful people who fail in their private relationships"
Eberhard Weber, Musician
Small: Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous
Oksana Baiul
"Olympic Gold changed me and my life dramatically. I became a celebrity overnight and people see me as a famous skater, not a real person"
Oksana Baiul, Athlete
Small: It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for
"It struck me that working digitally with a small crew, I could lay out a general plan for Famous and hope for mistakes which would create something more than satire and something less than truthful reality"
Griffin Dunne, Actor
Small: Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather
"Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather"
Ilka Chase, Actress
Small: When youre famous, you dont get to meet people because they want you to like them when the present themselves
"When you're famous, you don't get to meet people because they want you to like them when the present themselves to you, and you don't see the real people"
Cass Elliot, Musician
Small: Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed do
Chuck Zito
"Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos"
Chuck Zito, Celebrity
Small: Quentin is very organic there was no way that he was going to put someone elses hand in there and anyway, my h
"Quentin is very organic; there was no way that he was going to put someone else's hand in there and anyway, my hands are kind of famous. It seemed right"
David Carradine, Actor
Small: To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill ones landlady
Albert Camus
"To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady"
Albert Camus, Philosopher
Small: A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you
P. J. O'Rourke
"A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too"
P. J. O'Rourke, Journalist
Small: There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone e
George Matthew Adams
"There are high spots in all of our lives and most of them have come about through encouragement from someone else. I don't care how great, how famous or successful a man or woman may be, each hungers for applause"
George Matthew Adams, Philosopher
Small: I was obsessed with being rich and famous
"I was obsessed with being rich and famous"
Paul Lynde, Comedian
Small: Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability
Arthur Schopenhauer
"Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability"
Arthur Schopenhauer, Philosopher
Small: I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just bec
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous"
Walt Disney, Cartoonist
Small: Forget about being world famous, its hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknow
Doug Coupland
"Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence"
Doug Coupland, Author
Small: I could have been a dental hygienist with nothing bad ever appearing in print about me, but thats not how Ive
Julia Roberts
"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"
Julia Roberts, Actress
Small: After a fellow gets famous it doesnt take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school
Kin Hubbard
"After a fellow gets famous it doesn't take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school"
Kin Hubbard, Journalist
Small: If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on hist
"If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history"
Bo Bennett, Businessman
Small: The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of t
"The seven wise men of Greece, so famous for their wisdom all the world over, acquired all that fame, each of them, by a single sentence consisting of two or three words"
Robert South, Clergyman
Small: Andy Warhol made fame more famous
Fran Lebowitz
"Andy Warhol made fame more famous"
Fran Lebowitz, Journalist
Small: The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematica
Susan Sontag
"The love of the famous, like all strong passions, is quite abstract. Its intensity can be measured mathematically, and it is independent of persons"
Susan Sontag, Author
Small: Comedy has to be done en clair. You cant blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity.
"Comedy has to be done en clair. You can't blunt the edge of wit or the point of satire with obscurity. Try to imagine a famous witty saying that is not immediately clear"
James Thurber, Comedian
Small: The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and
Britney Spears
"The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff"
Britney Spears, Musician
Small: I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many f
Bette Davis
"I was never very interested in boys - and there were plenty of them - vying with one another to see how many famous women they would get into the hay"
Bette Davis, Actress
Small: There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous persons l
Daniel Radcliffe
"There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous person's lifestyle that really isn't suited to me"
Daniel Radcliffe, Actor
Small: Im English. Our dentistry is not world famous
Christian Bale
"I'm English. Our dentistry is not world famous"
Christian Bale, Actor
Small: I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free
Martin Yan
"I think being famous is more of a hindrance, a constraint, than just letting yourself be free"
Martin Yan, Celebrity
Small: At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous
"At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous"
Phil Donahue, Entertainer
Small: It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldnt give it up because by that tim
Robert Benchley
"It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing, but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous"
Robert Benchley, Comedian
Small: I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling, when Im not famous any more
"I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling, when I'm not famous any more"
Eva Herzigova, Model
Small: I dont like the idea of famous people
"I don't like the idea of famous people"
Kristin Hersh, Musician
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