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Positive Quotes about Famous

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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.

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

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

I consider my greatest accomplishment to be lifelong celibacy.
- Isaac Newton
(discoverer of the laws of gravitation and motion,
famous mathematician, and perhaps the greatest scientist ever)

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

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

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

 

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

King Crimson were the only really famous band I'd been in.
- Jamie Muir

I'm famous.
That's my job.
- Jerry Rubin

Once you become famous, there is nothing left to become but infamous.
- Don Johnson

That save from Pele's header was the best I ever made.
I didn't have any idea how famous it would become -
to start with,
I didn't even realise I'd made it at all.
- Gordon Banks

Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge,
everything was moving in slow motion.
- Eminem

I hope this doesn't sound pompous but I don't think of myself as famous,
whatever fame I've got has come through what I've done
and associations of things I've done.
- Peter Cushing

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

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

I felt so painfully isolated that I vowed I would get
revenge on the world by becoming a famous cartoonist.
- Robert Crumb

A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates,
should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas -
a place where history comes to life.
- Norman Cousins

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

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

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

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

You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
- Jay Leno

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

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

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
- Simeon Strunsky

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

You're asking the wrong girl about fame.
I'm hardly famous.
I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
- Nikki Cox

A lot of the greatest compositions were made famous by Sinatra.
- Michael Bolton

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

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.
- Ben Stiller

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

We were marching since we were babies and all we did
was make Jane Fonda famous.
- Robert Patrick

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

My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did.
And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.
- Shirley Knight

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

My philosophy was, if I just do good work,
someone will like it enough to employ me.
It never made me famous.
And I'm way, way too old now, mate.
That boat's sailed.
- Ian Hart

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

I wanted to be successful, not famous.
- George Harrison

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

Oh yeah, I was one of the first guys writing comic books,
I wrote Captain America, with guys like Stan Lee,
who became famous later on with Marvel Comics.
- Mickey Spillane

The first pork-barrel bill that crosses my desk,
I'm going to veto it and make the authors of those
pork-barrel items famous all over America.
- John McCain

In opera, as with any performing art,
to be in great demand and to command high fees you must be good of course,
but you must also be famous.
The two are different things.
- Luciano Pavarotti

I had a flight trainer who is one of the biggest and
most famous helicopter pilots the world.
- Izabella Scorupco

All I say is that I don't go out with famous men.
- Samantha Mumba

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

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

Similarly, another famous little quantum fluctuation
that programs you is the exact configuration of your DNA.
- Seth Lloyd

I never thought about being famous.
- Damon Wayans

I will either be famous or infamous.
- Otto Dix

People should recognize who you are and how you can
act rather then how famous you are.
- Mae Whitman

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

None of my characters are rich or famous,
and the situations they find themselves in could happen to anyone.
- Nicholas Sparks

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

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

If I wanted to be famous, I could have been famous before.
- David Gest

They gave it to us for about five bucks a week,
and we just went there to live.
Probably the first band that ever did that back then
and it became the famous cottage.
- Jim Capaldi

In Germany I am not so famous.
- Hans Berger

You know, one of the biggest thrills I have is when
famous people recognize me from Taxi.
- Marilu Henner

The whole business of getting famous was good fun,
but it was a long time ago.
- Julian Clary

Our most famous writers are Faulkner and Eudora Welty and Flannery O'Connor.
It would make sense that the poetry would reflect some of those same values,
some of the same techniques.
- Robert Morgan

Being famous was extremely disappointing for me.
When I became famous it was a complete drag and it
is still a complete drag.
- Van Morrison

But just playing the partner of someone famous,
I had a lot more freedom.
- Rachel Griffiths

I was obsessed with being rich and famous.
- Paul Lynde

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

As a famous person you think how you're gonna end it,
get away and have a normal life.
- Gwen Stefani

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

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

Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
- Lucius Accius

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

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


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