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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.

    Author: Aaron Carter

I like being infamous. I think it is safe being a cult.

    Author: Adam Ant

You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.

    Author: Adriana Lima

It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.

    Author: Alan Alda

Those who have known the famous are publicly debriefed of their memories, knowing as their own dusk falls that they will only be remembered for remembering someone else.

    Author: Alan Bennett

We played in Texas about a year ago, at Emo's, the famous country and western club in Austin. And I figured, well, if I'm finally gonna die onstage, that's where it's going to be!

    Author: Alan Vega

To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady.

    Author: Albert Camus

I still forgive him, because by doing what he did, he made it famous.

    Author: Alberto Korda

Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel, there are one or two which I venture to think can only have been recorded on the authority of St. John.

    Author: Alfred Noyes

I did a Broadway show with Alan Alda and how much money can Alan Alda have.

    Author: Alice Barrett

I'd die if I was Madonna. I'd die. God, what a horrible way to live. And Michael Jackson! To be so famous and to feel so isolated. I feel so bad for them. I don't know how it feels, and I hope it never happens to me.

    Author: Alicia Silverstone

I don't think I'll ever be comfortable with the idea of being famous.

    Author: Alison Lohman

George Harrison was also a pleasure to work with. He was one of the most famous people I've ever known, but in spite of that fame, he was such a nice and friendly guy.

    Author: Alvin Lee

Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.

    Author: Ambrose Bierce

And, I'd never done Tennessee Williams, and I had done Broadway musicals, so it was a challenge.

    Author: Andrea Martin

In approaching our subject it will be best, without attempting to shorten the path by referring to famous theories of the drama, to start directly from the facts, and to collect from them gradually an idea of Shakespearean Tragedy.

    Author: Andrew Coyle Bradley

I think the thing's that perhaps sad really is that younger people haven't come in and I think it must have been absolutely fantastic to have worked in the 50's when you had all of the great Broadway composers and when West Side Story didn't win the Tony Award.

    Author: Andrew Lloyd Webber

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

    Author: Andy Warhol

I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous."

    Author: Andy Warhol

In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

    Author: Andy Warhol

My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.

    Author: Andy Warhol

I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.

    Author: Ani DiFranco

It was I who made Fellini famous, not the other way around.

    Author: Anita Ekberg

For a while, people couldn't understand why I'd find them so fascinating, but I'd rather go to a trial than to a Broadway play. Now that we have Court TV, they see what I mean.

    Author: Ann Rule

I guess we decided to make a new record 3 years ago when Nancy was done scoring for Almost Famous.

    Author: Ann Wilson

I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.

    Author: Anna Kournikova

Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.

    Author: Annette Bening

Being rich and famous isn't all happiness and at times the pressures have got to me.

    Author: Annni-Frid Lyngstad

You do now have one in three people, as shown by the famous Carlton Monarchy debate poll, saying they want to get rid of the Monarchy. That was unthinkable even three, four years ago.

    Author: Anthony Holden

I have no interest in Shakespeare and all that British nonsense... I just wanted to get famous and all the rest is hogwash.

    Author: Anthony Hopkins

I actually don't feel famous.

    Author: Anwar Robinson

I'm trying to remain unfamous.

    Author: Anwar Robinson

There are two sayings that are familiar in every news room across the country: 1) sex sells; 2) if it bleeds it leads.

    Author: Armstrong Williams

I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha.

    Author: Arthur Golden

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.

    Author: Arthur Helps

Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.

    Author: Arthur Schopenhauer

Why am I so famous? What am I doing right? What are the others doing wrong?

    Author: Barbra Streisand

I've worked with a lot of people who are more famous than myself who are terribly insecure.

    Author: Barry Gibb

That's why I had to leave Hair on Broadway, because I did it for about a year, and one night I was doing the show, and I realized, well, this is not real. I told the director. He says, man, it was a killer show tonight.

    Author: Barry McGuire

I really cut my teeth on off-off-off Broadway shows.

    Author: Bea Arthur

It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn't be anonymous.

    Author: Ben Stiller

The first big lead that I had on Broadway was in a show called La Strada.

    Author: Bernadette Peters

The first Broadway show I ever heard was the recording of Carousel, and it was a very vivid experience.

    Author: Bernadette Peters

We may have limped onto Broadway as the underdogs, but underdogs bite back occasionally.

    Author: Bernie Taupin

Yankee Stadium, and the Yankees are so famous for Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, Lou Gehrig, all of those guys.

    Author: Bert Campaneris

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.

    Author: Bette Davis

The only reason anyone goes to Broadway is because they can't get work in the movies.

    Author: Bette Davis

I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.

    Author: Bill Murray

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.

    Author: Bill O'Reilly

The hope is they would like to bring it to Broadway next year, so we'll see that's to come in the end of the finance year and everybody else and also real estate and what theaters are available at the time but I would like to come back with it.

    Author: Blair Underwood

If you think Abraham Lincoln became famous for inventing the town car, it is time to spend a few hours on history.

    Author: Bo Bennett

There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.

    Author: Bo Bennett

The only thing I have never done is a Broadway play. I'm not sure I have the discipline necessary to do a Broadway play. I know it holds a fascination for certain actors.

    Author: Bob Newhart

In New York, after that famous home run, they expected me to be up there every year. That homer raised me to a high level, with the top guys in the game.

    Author: Bobby Thomson

Well I would say that we're regular people first of all and we're normal and it's obvious by some of the things that have happened just because our name is famous we're not immune to tragedy.

    Author: Brett Favre

You know, I'm a television personality. It's not like I'm a famous hooker or something!

    Author: Brett Somers

I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.

    Author: Brigitte Bardot

The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.

    Author: Britney Spears

The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers.

    Author: Brooke Langton

I have a place in the Broadway community that can only be earned.

    Author: Brooke Shields

The most rewarding thing is being on Broadway. I went into Cabaret as a replacement and was really challenged beyond anything I could have imagined.

    Author: Brooke Shields

The thing about Broadway, they always welcome you with open arms.

    Author: Brooke Shields

I don't like being recognised, I have no interest in being famous at all, I just do what I do. If I could be like Captain Kirk and beam myself up and then beam myself down, I would!

    Author: Bruce Dickinson

I've always had confidence. Before I was famous, that confidence got me into trouble. After I got famous, it just got me into more trouble.

    Author: Bruce Willis

One of the things I did when I was in New York, which has a wonderful deaf community, is I have worked on making Broadway more accessible to deaf people.

    Author: Camryn Manheim

But I didn't ask to have somebody nose around in my private life. I didn't even ask to be famous. All I asked was to be able to earn a living making people laugh.

    Author: Carol Burnett

The first syndicating I tried was when two partners and I created a production company in 1952. We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.

    Author: Casey Kasum

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.

    Author: Cass Elliot

Being famous hasn't changed my perception of myself - I've just grown up.

    Author: Cat Deeley

I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.

    Author: Cat Stevens

I like being famous when it's convenient for me and completely anonymous when it's not.

    Author: Catherine Deneuve

These days there are a lot of people who just want to be famous. I think that comes from a naive place, because those people generally don't know what it's like.

    Author: Catherine Keener

When we had the infamous mealtime scenes, food fights would inevitably develop.

    Author: Charlene Tilton

The famous saying 'God is love', it is generally assumed, means that God is like our immediate emotional indulgence, not that the meaning of love ought to have something of the 'otherness' and terror of God.

    Author: Charles Williams

I love singing - singing is what I'm famous for doing. Now it's turned into things I am famous for doing - like having rows with my mum or about my boyfriend, so it does get irritating.

    Author: Charlotte Church

They used to but not any more. You kind of get used to it - you accept it is part of your job - if you're famous and you want this life, you have got to accept this part of it as well.

    Author: Charlotte Church

Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?

    Author: Chris Rock

I'd much rather be famous for being a fabulous bitch than being, She does that nice wife really well.

    Author: Christine Baranski

Its only when you are a great actor and are recognised for your good work that you become famous. Unless you are in the news for the wrong reasons!

    Author: Christine Lahti

To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?

    Author: Christopher Hampton

I get to meet fantastic people, and I get to go through so many emotions. For me, I have a craving for that. When I'm acting, I feel great. It's not to be famous.

    Author: Christopher Parker

Most of my life I have played a lot of famous people but most of them were dead so you have a poetic license.

    Author: Christopher Plummer

But it's a Broadway show, so even if you're Christine in Phantom, you're still a princess. All female leads are princesses whether they're Disney princesses or not.

    Author: Christy Romano

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.

    Author: Chuck Zito

You can be a famous poisoner or a successful poisoner, but not both, and the same seems to apply to Great Train Robbers.

    Author: Clive Anderson

I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn't think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.

    Author: Clyde Tombaugh

Our top story tonight: Famous TV dolphin flipper was arrested today on prostitution ring charges. He allegedly was seen transporting two 16 year olds across state line for immoral porpoises.

    Author: Colin Mochrie

People seldom become famous for what they say until after they are famous for what they've done.

    Author: Cullen Hightower

I wanted to write for Broadway.

    Author: Cynthia Weil

And my marriage was perfect when I wasn't famous.

    Author: Damon Wayans

I never thought about being famous.

    Author: Damon Wayans

I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I'd become famous.

    Author: Danielle Steel

People are much more inclined to believe and say bad things about you if you're famous.

    Author: Danielle Steel

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.

    Author: Danielle Steel

If you ever get rich and famous, by definition you are special. You have done something special, and therefore you start to behave special. Then if the floor drops out, and you become down and out, you have a really new perspective.

    Author: Danny Bonaduce

I had to do this very aggressive, big score in a very short time, and knowing that in the beginning, middle, and end would be this very, very famous theme, but I still had to weave a score around it and make it work as a score was really challenging.

    Author: Danny Elfman

You bet I arrived overnight. Over a few hundred nights in the Catskills, in vaudeville, in clubs and on Broadway.

    Author: Danny Kaye

Tom cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.

    Author: David Beckham

As the most extravagant errors were received among the established articles of their faith, so the most infamous vices obtained in their practice, and were indulged not only with impunity, but authorized by the sanction of their laws.

    Author: David Brainerd

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.

    Author: David Carradine

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