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If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

Real friendships among men are so rare
that when they occur they are famous.
- Clarence Day

Be true to thyself.
- William Shakespeare
(paraphrase of Shakespeare's famous quote)

Computers are famous for being able to do complicated
things starting from simple programs.
- Seth Lloyd

 

Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
- Bill O'Reilly

Being big and famous doesn't get you more freedom,
it gets you less.
- Robert Wyatt

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.
- Katharine Hepburn

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It's hard to have a bad hair day when you're famous.
- Marion Jones

Sometimes I like to play the soundtracks to famous
musicals so we can all sing along.
South Pacific is one of my favorites.
Our neighbors must hate us.
- Louise Brown

Jason Lee is the most famous actor from Hawaii I can think of.
- Tia Carrere

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

I didn't set out to be famous; if I'd wanted that,
I would have gone on Big Brother.
- Sam Worthington

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

I was brought up with psychics and tarot cards.
My mum was always told I was going to be in a boy band
and be famous as a singer.
- Lee Ryan

At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James,
the famous King James version; and this is the great
literary monument of the English language.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple.
Because they don't have to be anything else.
- Orson Welles

I try to become more humble and more myself with every year.
There was a while when I got famous where I was so
confused and my head was spinning.
- Mira Sorvino

Be very clear as to what your dream is.
Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all
actors really just want to be rich and famous as the
solution to all that ails.
- Dirk Benedict

What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
- Voltaire

I am famous because I am an African American jazz artist.
- Nat King Cole

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.
- Alvin Lee

You know, be an actor because you love to act.
Don't be an actor because you think you're going to get famous,
because that's luck.
- Whoopi Goldberg

The one thing you've got to say about Columbia is that
it has courses that are famous.
It has alumni who come back and say it was the best thing they ever did.
- William Scott

It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot
part with their brightest hour.
- Lillian Hellman

I thought that somehow your life would be much different when you're famous...
and it's not.
You just buy more stuff.
- Nicole Sullivan

I certainly don't want a child of mine to be famous,
or anyone I was very close to who isn't yet...
It's the worst thing to be trapped in your house not be able to leave.
- Elizabeth Hurley

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

I'm the guy that made Joe DiMaggio famous.
- Lefty Gomez

Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful -
unless one was striving for mediocrity.
- William Hurt

Know the names of past and current artists who are
most famous for playing their instruments.
- Marilyn vos Savant

To be famous and broke is hard.
- David Spade

The worst thing about being famous is the invasion of your privacy.
- Justin Timberlake

I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.
- Ellen Burstyn

They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty,
and in a night I was famous.
- Lillie Langtry

The same people who can deny others everything are
famous for refusing themselves nothing.
- Leigh Hunt

I was famous overnight.
I went from nowhere to being really big.
- Sting

I don't have any expectations as an actor and being
rich and famous is not my driving force.
- James D'arcy

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

My goal was just to work regularly.
I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous.
I wanted to be a working character actor.
- Harrison Ford

In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol

When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
- Katie Price

I never set out to be rich and famous.
I wanted to follow my own path.
- Matthew Modine

You can get awful famous in this country in seven days.
- Gary Hart

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

Sometimes being famous gets in the way of doing what you want to do.
- Johnny Mathis

It's not my goal to be a famous actor.
- Gavin DeGraw

Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk.
I got sick of it after a hile.
So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices.
- Hedy Lamarr

At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
- Phil Donahue

Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
- Jeff Foxworthy

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

I lost some of my friends because I got so famous,
people who just assumed that I would be different now.
I felt like everyone hated me.
That is the most unhappy time of my life.
- Haruki Murakami

It was never about winning medals or being famous.
- Nancy Kerrigan

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.
- Bo Bennett

I'm world famous, everywhere I go there are people
who love me because of I've been able to bring them
some joy from the movies I've made.
- Tony Curtis

The thing about being famous is, it's weird.
The only people who get how weird it is are other famous people.
- Margot Kidder

Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians.
- Paula Danziger

I want to be famous everywhere.
- Luciano Pavarotti

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

I don't want to be famous as a movie star and have the whole world love me,
I want to be a creative actress.
- Juliette Lewis

Duke Ellington was famous for hs very original harmonic patterns.
- Lawrence Welk

He's a world-famous name to people who care about his music,
but there are many people who have never heard of George
Gershwin and those numbers increase.
- Michael Feinstein

I'm really in no danger of being perceived as a famous movie actor!
- Lyle Lovett

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

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

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

Your face is your calling card, but you're not so famous that you can't go out.
- Vincent Schiavelli

I want to thank all the women who have worn my clothes,
the famous and the unknown, who have been so faithful
to me and given me so much joy.
- Yves Saint Laurent

I think it's real easy to be famous these days;
it's not real easy to sustain success.
- Jerry Jeff Walker

Being famous is wicked.
But it's better to be normal.
- Rupert Grint

I believe some people in this business suffer from
fame because they behave in a famous fashion.
- Stephen Rea

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


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