Keyword: Fame

It’s hard to be famous and alive.

(1948 – ) English novelist

It’s a little like wrestling a gorilla; you don’t quit when you’re tired—you quit when the gorilla is tired.

(1913 – 1975) American actor

Probably the best thing that happened to me was going nuts. Nobody knew who I was until that happened.

(1929 – ) American baseball player who had a well-publicized bipolar disorder

Fame changes a lot of things, but it can't change a light bulb.

(1946 – 1989) comedian & actress

There are two types of actors: those who say they want to be famous and those who are liars.

(1958 – ) American film & theater actor

Fame was like a drug, but what was even more like a drug were the drugs.

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

Any idiot can get laid when they’re famous… that’s easy… it’s getting laid when you’re not famous that takes some talent.

(1958 – ) American film & theater actor

I have enemies I’ve never met – that’s fame.

(1903 – 1968) movie actress

Fame means absolutely nothing except a good table at a restaurant.

(1934 – ) English actress & occasional screenwriter

[Fame] makes you feel permanently like a girl walking past construction workers.

(1963 – ) American actor & film producer

If I weren’t earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people in the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.

(1963 – ) American professional basketball player & sports personality

The best fame is a writer’s fame: it’s enough to get a table at a good restaurant, but not enough that you get interrupted when you eat.

(1950 – ) writer & humorist

You’re not famous until my mother has heard of you.

(1950 – ) comedian & television host

After a fellow gets famous it doesn’t take long for someone to bob up that used to sit by him in school.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

I want to be so famous that drag queens will dress like me in parades when I'm dead.

(1969 – ) American actress, comedian, producer & writer

Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end, and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool.

(1956 – ) comedian, television host, social critic & political commentator

I performed for the U.S. troops in Guantanamo Bay, and signed autographs for people who’ve been gone from America for so long they didn’t realize that I’m not famous.

(1978 – ) American comedian & writer

When if comes to ballyhoo, Muhammad Ali made Barnum and Bailey look like non-starters, and he had the incandescent quality of the real star which would have made him famous, even if his gift was knitting not fighting.

English broadcaster, journalist & author

The number of person's relatives is directly proportional to his fame.

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