Famous Quotes

I earned my famous name.
- Brian Wilson
Fame is the thirst of youth.
- Lord Byron
My hair was famous before I was.
- Christopher Walken
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Stardom can be a gilded slavery.
- Helen Hayes
Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
- Fran Lebowitz
I never thought about being famous.
- Damon Wayans
I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.
- Anna Kournikova
Nobody sane wants just to be famous.
- Jamie Dornan
It was never in my mind to be famous.
- Francois Nars
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
- Ambrose Bierce
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I wanted to be successful, not famous.
- George Harrison
I never pursued being 'famous.'
- Francesca Annis
Celebrity, to me, is not a thing to seek.
- Aidan Quinn
Only traumatised people want to be famous.
- Alanis Morissette
Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
- Jeff Foxworthy
I love being famous - it's phenomenal.
- Dave Chappelle
I'm the man that made wrestling famous.
- Hulk Hogan
Fame is a fickle food upon a shifting plate.
- Emily Dickinson
The sound of my voice is more famous than me.
- Jimmy Iovine
You don't become a chef to become famous.
- Eric Ripert
I had a sense of who I was before I got famous.
- Joe Rogan
I've always been quite famous for my nose.
- Darcey Bussell
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
- Al Goldstein
Tom Cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.
- David Beckham
I don't want to be famous for being famous.
- Kelli O'Hara
I'm an instant star. Just add water and stir.
- David Bowie
I never, ever see myself as a celebrity or famous.
- Kendra Wilkinson
You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing.
- Ang Lee
I made the Yankee hat more famous than a Yankee can.
- Jay-Z
I'm English. Our dentistry is not world famous.
- Christian Bale
I don't know what 'famous' is, really.
- Karl Pilkington
The more they applaud, the bigger your salary will be.
- Anna Held
To enjoy being famous, you need to have a screw loose.
- Diablo Cody
In the future, everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol
The most famous Obama precept is, 'No drama.'
- Dan Pfeiffer
I don't want to be famous. I want to tell stories.
- Carrie Coon
I've never been one for crushing on famous people.
- Daisy Ridley
I love being famous. It's almost like being white.
- Chris Rock
Having bodyguards is just part of being famous, I think.
- Dolph Lundgren
I wanted to be famous. I wanted people to talk about me.
- Haile Gebrselassie
You aren't famous until my mother has heard of you.
- Jay Leno
You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
- Jay Leno
Fame - anyone who says he doesn't like it is crazy.
- Bennett Cerf
Being in 'Us Weekly' does not make you famous.
- Bradley Cooper
I'm more interested in being good than being famous.
- Annie Leibovitz
I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.
- Ellen Burstyn
It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around.
- Anita Ekberg
Celebrity means that I can affect people in a positive way.
- David Hasselhoff
Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly
When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
- James Carville
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
The famous pilot season literally sends shivers down my spine.
- Lily James
Fame can take interesting men and thrust mediocrity upon them.
- David Bowie
You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
- Adriana Lima
I admire sensible, kind people. They're not often famous.
- John Malkovich
The only way to be turned off to being famous is to be famous.
- Jesse Eisenberg
Wanting to be an actor and wanting to be famous are different.
- Blake Lively
I like celebrities. I love people who are famous. Always have.
- Elaine Stritch
I was the most famous kid in the United States. That was 1936.
- Gore Vidal
I do not take any pleasure whatsoever in being a famous person.
- Donna Leon
When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
- Katie Price
Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather.
- Ilka Chase
By no means do I try to go out and hang out with famous people.
- Brad Paisley
To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady.
- Albert Camus
I don't need to be wildly famous for my life to make sense.
- Cory Monteith
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
- George Bernard Shaw
I am almost famous in China, because I have that Broadway cachet.
- David Henry Hwang
Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
- Lawrence Welk
Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
I got sick of being famous. It is not a desirable 'job.'
- Amanda de Cadenet
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
I don't have many famous friends, really, except Simon Cowell.
- Leona Lewis
My dear Mama, you are definitely the hen who hatched a famous duck.
- Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
- Justin Timberlake
Famous crime stories almost always lead to the passing of new laws.
- Bill James
Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
- Emily Dickinson
Sometimes being famous gets in the way of doing what you want to do.
- Johnny Mathis
I've always been successful. Now I'm famous and successful.
- Chazz Palminteri
Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.
- Don Johnson
Passion for fame: A passion which is the instinct of all great souls.
- Edmund Burke
Good bands won't get famous anymore unless they get really lucky.
- Diplo
I've been famous my entire life; I don't know any other way.
- Cher
I'd probably be famous now if I wasn't such a good waitress.
- Jane Siberry
I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen.
- J. K. Rowling
Being famous is great, it's not like bad or horrible or anything.
- Dave Chappelle
For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
- Jesse Owens
I've only ever wanted to be a singer; I never wanted to be famous.
- Katherine Jenkins
Usually when I see someone famous, for some reason, I think I know them.
- Leona Lewis
Whether we are famous or not, we all need God. We also need other people.
- Chuck Norris
I never, ever see myself as a celebrity or famous, so I poke fun at that.
- Kendra Wilkinson
I guess some people want to be performers because they want to be famous.
- Jenny Slate
I'm kinda famous for my barbecues - I'm always hosting parties.
- Bonnie McKee
Everybody just wants to be famous first, and then maybe learn how to act.
- Dennis Quaid
Vidal Sassoon was the most famous hairstylist in the history of the world.
- John Paul DeJoria
The advantage of taking pictures of the famous is that they get published.
- Elliott Erwitt
Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?
- Chris Rock
Barack Obama is the most famous living person in the history of the world.
- Dee Dee Myers
Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
- Annette Bening
They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty, and in a night I was famous.
- Lillie Langtry
Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.
- Carol Burnett
All sorts of famous sports people have been suspended for extended periods.
- Frank Deford
Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?
- Barbra Streisand
A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services.
- Daniel J. Boorstin
I really feel like it's a travesty to make a child famous. I really do.
- Joe Rogan
Don't call me famous, but it's hard to be out with my friends now.
- Katie Taylor
A famous love story is hard to maintain when you both live in the spotlight.
- Lauren Bacall
Just because you're not famous, doesn't mean you're not good.
- Laura Linney

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