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The ceaseless, senseless demand for original scholarship in a number of fields, where only erudition is now possible, has led either to sheer irrelevancy, the famous knowing of more and more about less and less, or to the development of a pseudo-scholarship which actually destroys its object.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
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.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Aristotle is famous for knowing everything. He taught that the brain exists merely to cool the blood and is not involved in the process of thinking. This is true only of certain persons.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A man who is contented with what he has done will never become famous for what he will do.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Towns are full of people, houses full of tenants, hotels full of guests, trains full of travelers, cafs full of customers, parks full of promenaders, consulting-rooms of famous doctors full of patients, theatres full of spectators, and beaches full of bathers. What previously was, in general, no problem, now begins to be an everyday one, namely, to find room.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To seduce a woman famous for strict morals, religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage: what could possibly be more prestigious?More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The same people who can deny others everything are famous for refusing themselves nothing.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Some of the most famous books are the least worth reading. Their fame was due to their having done something that needed to be doing in their day. The work is done and the virtue of the book has expired.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous it was a complete drag and it is still a complete drag.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I want to be famous everywhere.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
It is not true that democracy will always safeguard freedom of conscience better than autocracy. Witness the most famous of all trials. Pilate was, from the standpoint of the Jews, certainly the representative of autocracy. Yet he tried to protect freedom. And he yielded to a democracy.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Before a man can wake up and find himself famous he has to wake up and find himself.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What a heavy burden is a name that has become famous too soon.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.More [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Samir: No one in this country can ever pronounce my name right. It's not that hard: Samir Na-gheen-an-a-jar. Nagheenanajar.
Michael Bolton: Yeah, well at least your name isn't Michael Bolton.
Samir: You know there's nothing wrong with that name.
Michael Bolton: There was nothing wrong with it... until I was about 12 years old and that no-talent ass clown became famous and started winning Grammys.
Samir: Hmm... well why don't you just go by Mike instead of Michael?
Michael Bolton: No way. Why should I change? He's the one who sucks. More [07/25/2005 12:07:00]
Katharine Hepburn: I've been famous - for better or worse - for a long time now... I wonder if you know what that really means.
Howard Hughes: I got my fair share of press on Hell's Angels. I'm used to it.
Katharine Hepburn: Are you?
Katharine Hepburn: Howard, we're not like everyone else. Too many sharp angles. Too many eccentricities. We have to be very careful not to let people in or they'll make us into freaks.
Howard Hughes: Kate, they can't get in here. We're safe.
Katharine Hepburn: They can always get in. When my brother killed himself there were photographers at the funeral. There's no decency to it.More [08/04/2005 12:08:00]
Vivian Wood: Is this the famous Charlie?
Pete: No, this is Pete.More [09/18/2005 12:09:00]
Landon: Hey. How are you feeling?
Jamie: I'm ok, how are you?
Landon: Pretty good.
Jamie: I have something for you.
Landon: You do?
Jamie: Uh hmm... Don't worry it's not a bible. It was my mother's. It's got quotes from all her favorite books, and quotes by famous people. Her thoughts. Come on.
Landon: Okay, let's check it out. Okay..."What is a friend? It's a single soul dwelling in two bodies." -Aristotle.
Jamie: Uh uh, right here.
Landon: Okay. "Find out who you are, and do it on purpose." That's Dolly Parton.
Jamie: I always thought she was smart.
Landon: "Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous. Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful."More [10/26/2005 12:10:00]
Bob Collier: Did I ever tell you I was friends with a famous cowboy?More [10/28/2005 12:10:00]
A lot of people think that fame is the Band-Aid that cures their ills. I'm no kid, and I knew long before I got famous that wasn't the deal. I'm the court jester, not the queen.More [11/12/2005 12:11:00]
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.More [11/14/2005 12:11:00]
People say we're all identical, but Jennifer Lopez is an American. She's from New York. She doesn't have an accent. Some of these Latin people - their Spanish is pathetic. They learned it when they became famous as Latinos.More [11/17/2005 12:11:00]
I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.More [03/17/2006 12:03:00]
When you're rich and famous you are the dominant force in a relationship, even if you try hard not to be. I've talked of sacrificing everything for Fleetwood Mac, but I realize now that it is simply the only thing I've ever wanted to do.More [03/20/2006 12:03:00]
We as Americans are completely obsessed and wrapped up in a lot of the wrong values -- looking good, having cash in the bank, being perceived as rich, famous and successful or just being famous, ... It's the most superficial part of the American dream and who would know better than me? The only thing that's going to bring you happiness is love and how you treat your fellow man and having compassion for one another.More [03/21/2006 12:03:00]
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
I'm famous, but I'm not famous like freaking Brad Pitt or Jennifer Aniston.More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
It was so embarrassing, everytime I see it, I blush. Imagine if you saw yourselves like that. It's one thing to get dressed up and do the movie star thing, but I mean, it's my job to be outside of that and it's not like I'm on the outside when they're all watching me. [About the famous car wash scene from One Night at McCool's]More [03/22/2006 12:03:00]
Dude, that horn has been with him since high school. It made him famous in Coppell and, of course, apparently made him famous (at A&M). His enthusiasm about everything is the high point of his personality.More [04/14/2006 12:04:00]
I've never seen stunt casting that's actually funny: 'Oh, it's Shaq,' and then there's some horrible excuse for him to dunk, ... It's, like, 'We got a famous guy, and he's gonna be famous tonight' -- and it sucks!More [04/19/2006 12:04:00]
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.More [05/03/2006 12:05:00]
I could definitely relate to [ Almost Famous character] Jeff Bebe. I care about acting. I care about the work. Jeff Bebe cares about the music everything else can go to hell.More [05/18/2006 12:05:00]
I wasn't a kid who moved out from Iowa with aspirations of becoming a famous star-I was intrigued by the idea of filmmaking and by the idea of what it would be like to play a character in a movie.More [05/18/2006 12:05:00]
At that time they were thinking of themselves as barbarians, ... Suddenly the Brothers Grimm came along and said, 'No, our history is beautiful, our fairytales are beautiful.' They were influential people who rose to positions of real prominence in society. Jacob became a politician, they were famous collaborators; they lived together with their families until they were old men working together, sharing, like, a little desk.More [05/24/2006 12:05:00]
If you have two famous people, it's not like [the attention] doubles, ... It grows exponentially, no matter who they are.More [05/25/2006 12:05:00]
“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.”More [06/28/2006 12:06:00]
“They're all regulars at the world famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles, ... They've been on 'The Tonight Show,' they've been on 'Premium Blend' on Comedy Central, they've been in movies and television shows, and they're all really great stand-ups.”More [06/30/2006 12:06:00]
There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring.More [07/03/2006 12:07:00]
“I've been pretty fortunate; everybody I've worked with has been pretty ego-free and they're just there to do the work and they're famous because they do good work. And the people I've run into have generally been pretty giving, caring people. It's easy to connect with that.”More [07/03/2006 12:07:00]
There's a famous story about Honus, during a game, getting a piece of chew out of his back pocket and taking a bite right when the guy hit the ball at him. He caught it with one hand.More [07/04/2006 12:07:00]
“Although I get so much fan mail from Great Britain, tell me, am I more famous there than Michael Madsen?”More [07/10/2006 12:07:00]
Being famous didn't in any way hamper my being a typical teenager when it came to boys.More [07/27/2006 12:07:00]
“But my biggest stunt was that famous five-minute television kiss I engaged in with disk jockey Jack Eigen.”More [08/13/2006 12:08:00]
“Being famous gets me good concert tickets, good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting events and that's really about it.”More [08/16/2006 12:08:00]
I had a flight trainer who is one of the biggest and most famous helicopter pilots the world.More [08/23/2006 12:08:00]
“I'm a bit famous now! It's a bit strange!”More [09/13/2006 12:09:00]
You know, one of the biggest thrills I have is when famous people recognize me from Taxi.More [09/14/2006 12:09:00]
“For me, getting comfortable with being famous was hard - that whole side of it, the loss of anonymity, the loss of privacy. Giving up that part of your life and not having control of it.”More [09/25/2006 12:09:00]
It's not that I don't want to become famous or that I'm obsessed by my work as an actress, but it's all about not limiting myself, such as putting myself in a little jail that I can escape from.More [10/05/2006 12:10:00]
It's difficult because people still want you out there and it's such a competitive field now. Not just acting, but media attention. Everybody is famous these days. There's so many outlets.More [11/02/2006 12:11:00]
There are two reasons you can have this job. One is because you wanna be famous and the other is because you like the craft.More [11/05/2006 12:11:00]
I was famous from birth.More [11/10/2006 12:11:00]
“Our show is famous for super couples,”More [11/10/2006 12:11:00]
I just want to keep doing good work. I want to grow with the craft in whatever I do. The whole famous side of it doesn't thrill me anymore.More [11/19/2006 12:11:00]
“What happened, is that all of my dreams came true, and it didn't fix anything. I was still scared, and still sad. You need the same things to make you truly happy and fulfilled when you're famous as you do when you're not, but they're more difficult to find, because you forget to look.”More [12/11/2006 12:12:00]
I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.More [12/26/2006 12:12:00]

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