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" A lot of times on tour it's about, 'OK, where am I today? Wow, I'm in Costa Rica. What is their famous dish?' And it's about trying the food, and really experiencing it. "
" I did not want to write one of those sequels that famous first-book authors get into where everybody says, 'Oh yeah.' "
Robert M. Pirsig
" Your face is your calling card, but you're not so famous that you can't go out. "
" I just turned 40, and I look at so many performers and so many people who are actually always on time and always have an album out. They don't have actual lives, in my opinion. I feel like I'm so much more than being famous and meeting a musical quota. And I don't know, just the weight of the scrutiny and attention is too weird for me. "
" When I started out, I didn't have any desire to be an actress or to learn how to act. I just wanted to be famous. "
" In Hollywood, you can live alongside very famous but still incredibly boring people. I've never wanted to be immortal. Even if nobody remembers me after my death, it's still okay with me. "
" I was a guy who wanted to become famous. There was steam coming out of my ears, I wanted to be famous so badly. You want the attention, you want the bucks, and you want the best seat in the restaurant. I didn't think what the repercussions would be. "
" I do know something about the news world. I was sitting on the floors of newsrooms since I was seven years old, and I've been around them my whole life. I understand that someone looks at a story with famous people in it, and you want to put it out. "
" A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized. "
" One of the strengths of the DC Universe has been the strength of the rogues' gallery. Often times they're as famous - if not more infamous - than our heroes. "
" My father always had people around the house who were famous psychics. "
" As with any moderately famous person, footballers are the source of much gossip. In fact, I'd go as far as to say they are targeted. The fun part as their partner is not knowing who, or what, to believe. "
Zoe Foster Blake
" I only wanted to be a songwriter. I never wanted to be a singer. And I never wanted to be famous. "
" When I was about to be famous, I feared it on a few levels. I feared it because I didn't want people to lump me in with those people who'd do anything to be famous. I didn't like the word 'celebrity.' I feared intrusion, you know? Make me famous, and suddenly you can go through my trash bins. "
" No matter what you achieve, what you want to aspire to be, or how famous and powerful you become, the most important thing is whether you are excited about each and every moment of your life because of your work and people around you. "
Sushant Singh Rajput
" My dear Mama, you are definitely the hen who hatched a famous duck. "
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
" I've been working straight since 2003, so I might just want to take an improv or theater class. That excites me. I can't wait to do different characters - not necessarily the leading chick who gets the guy, but the weird, freaky cousin. "
" If somebody for some reason, for music or for movie, becomes famous, it's because they have something, something special. "
" Vidal Sassoon was the most famous hairstylist in the history of the world. "
John Paul DeJoria
" 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. "
" The more they applaud, the bigger your salary will be. "
" Maybe Elvis was inhibited by inbred religious prohibitions or an Oedipal complex, or maybe he simply preferred the thrill of a denied release. Whatever put the brakes on the famous pelvis, it ground to a halt at a certain point, and that was it. "
" In journalism, we recognize a kind of hierarchy of fame among the famous. We measure it in two ways: by the length of an obituary and by how far in advance it is prepared. Presidents, former presidents, and certain heads of state are at the top of the chain. "
" Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him. "
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
" Maya Angelou, the famous African American poet, historian, and civil rights activist who is hailed be many as one of the great voices of contemporary literature, believes a struggle only makes a person stronger. "
Michael N. Castle
" The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy. "
" At 13, I loved how so many of my peers sang and played acoustic guitar, so I started recording videos with covers of famous songs and posting them online. "
" My daughter couldn't care less about me being famous. She finds it revolting and, like a lot of teenagers, is virtually allergic to me. That started at 12 and hasn't gone anywhere yet. "
" I never set out to become 'famous.' I mean, when you're 14 you think 'I'm gonna become a writer and people will want my autograph and that'll be cool,' but you grow up and you learn that's just not how the world works. I resigned myself to the fact that I would probably never be published and if I did it probably wouldn't be a big deal. "
" We are not interested in cloning the Michael Jordans and the Michael Jacksons of this world. The rich and the famous don't participate in this. "
" The family is very important. They make me feel good always because if I won, when I started to be famous, the relationship never changed with my friends and family. "