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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)


 

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

Many medal winners dream of competing in a sport other
than the one they're famous for.
- Mary Lou Retton


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I never wanted to do biography just to tell the life of a famous man.
I always wanted to use the life of a man to examine political power,
because democracy shapes our lives.
- Robert Caro

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

Becoming famous and selling a lot of records doesn't change a thing.
- Macy Gray

I never thought about being famous.
- Damon Wayans

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

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

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

It took me fifteen years to discover I had no talent for writing,
but I couldn't give it up because by that time I was too famous.
- Robert Benchley

I do not like being famous.
I like being normal.
- Vince Gill

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

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

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

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

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

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

I could have been more famous if I did all the glitzy things,
but celebrity always seemed so unnecessary.
- Enya

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

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

Being famous gets me good concert tickets,
good tables in restaurants, good seats at sporting
events and that's really about it.
- Fran Drescher

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

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

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

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

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

A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think,
I'm famous.
I'm not famous to me.
Famous is a perception.
- Van Morrison

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

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

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 am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.
- Anna Kournikova

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

There were so much affairs of me created by the media...
of course I was not always a true single.
I had some relations, once also to a famous pop star.
- Gabriela Sabatini

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!
- Alan Vega

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

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

Berry Gordy turned his house into a studio and discovered
over 30 acts in the city.
And we're famous all over the world.
- Martha Reeves

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds,
soon evaporate.
Action is the dignity of greatness.
- Jose Marti

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

My name's Jennifer Ellison and one day I'm going to be famous!
- Jennifer Ellison

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

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

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 definitely rather be rich than famous.
- Radha Mitchell

I really had little interest in becoming famous.
When I write my book, it will be my guide to avoid becoming a rock star.
- Edgar Winter

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

And I want to be able to - you know,
make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California.
- Meg Whitman

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

I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities,
or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.
- Walt Disney

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

I made a conscious decision back then that I would
rather be the best actress who ever lived than the most famous one.
- Sally Kirkland

I will either be famous or infamous.
- Otto Dix

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

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

I love being famous.
It validates that I have something to say.
- Richard Lewis

I had one fight in my adult life.
I had the famous '89 fight with Nicole,
which she admits that she initiated the physical part.
- O. J. Simpson

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

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

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

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

Hitler was so modern, in that he was obsessed with being famous.
He was caught up with this rush to be have achieved
greatness before turning 30.
- John Cusack

I'd love to live in Ireland but I'd like to live as me,
not what someone thinks I am.
People don't understand - I lived there before I was famous.
- Van Morrison

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

They were all famous and fantastic fellows.
- Peter Scott

I'd probably be famous now if I wasn't such a good waitress.
- Jane Siberry

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


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