Popularity and fame are considered very important precious among people of world. But, we gathered here feelings and saying of those people here who actually experienced these fame and popularity.
Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
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.
What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous.
Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable.
There's no difference between fame and infamy now. There's a new school of professional famous people that don't do anything. They don't create anything.
For famous men have the whole earth as their memorial.
It's really easy to avoid the tabloids. You just live your life and don't hang out with famous people who are in the tabloids. Don't do anything controversial and be a normal person. Have friends. And get a job and keep working.
Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
I like being famous when it's convenient for me and completely anonymous when it's not.
I can do whatever I want - I'm rich, I'm famous, and I'm bigger than you.
I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
I just want to make music, I don't want people to talk about me. All I've ever wanted to do was sing. I don't want to be a celebrity. I don't want to be in people's faces, you know, constantly on covers of magazine that I haven't even known I'm on.
I know I'm not supposed to have any opinions about politics, because I'm famous.
Andy Warhol made fame more famous.
I always want to say to people who want to be rich and famous: 'try being rich first'. See if that doesn't cover most of it. There's not much downside to being rich, other than paying taxes and having your relatives ask you for money. But when you become famous, you end up with a 24-hour job.
I'd rather be able to face myself in the bathroom mirror than be rich and famous.
I am beautiful, famous and gorgeous.
Being big and famous doesn't get you more freedom, it gets you less.
Nothing in life prepares you to be famous.
You're not famous until my mother has heard of you.
It isn't necessary to be rich and famous to be happy. It's only necessary to be rich.
I wanted to be successful, not famous.
I've worked with a lot of people who are more famous than myself who are terribly insecure.
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.
I put my money in the bank: I have to think of life after modeling, when I'm not famous any more.
Tom Cruise, he's a lot more famous than me.
I wrote because I needed to and wanted to. It never occurred to me that I'd become famous.
My story of success and failure is not just about music and being famous. It's about living and loving and trying to find purpose in this crazy world.
The thing about being famous is, it's weird. The only people who get how weird it is are other famous people.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You're in a conversation and everybody's agreeing with what you're saying - even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
But I know newspapers. They have the first amendment and they can tell any lie knowing it's a lie and they're protected if the person's famous or it's a company.
People hate me because I am a multifaceted, talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
I really hate the duties of being a celebrity, like getting dressed up for the red carpet.
Fate is being kind to me. Fate doesn't want me to be too famous too young.
I seek no longer to be a 'famous' person, and instead I wish to live a 'normal' life.
You don't have to have an attitude if you're famous.
Acting is not about being famous, it's about exploring the human soul.
Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
I want to be famous everywhere.
It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their brightest hour.
If there's anything more mortifying than being famous at 14, it's being washed up right after.
Moon Unit Zappa
Celebrity, to me, is not a thing to seek.
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
For a time, at least, I was the most famous person in the entire world.
My favorite thing about being famous... it's not really as big of a deal as everybody says it is. Being on the road is tough, doing interviews, and all the stuff. It's still pretty tough.
I can't see any value in being a celebrity, famous for being famous.
When you become famous, being famous becomes your profession.
Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
When I'm living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it's a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!
Sometimes being famous gets in the way of doing what you want to do.
Indeed, wretched the man whose fame makes his misfortunes famous.
The whole celebrity culture thing - I'm fascinated by, and repelled by, and yet I end up knowing about it.
I will either be famous or infamous.
The cool thing about being famous is traveling. I have always wanted to travel across seas, like to Canada and stuff.
I served the famous professors and scholars, and eventually they learned that the Reverend Moon is superior to them. Even Nobel laureate academics who thought they were at the center of knowledge are as nothing in front of me.
Sun Myung Moon
I don't like Los Angeles. The people are awful and terribly shallow, and everybody wants to be famous but nobody wants to play the game. I'm from New York. I will kill to get what I need.
And to me, fame is not a positive thing. The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality. It's fantastic when you go to premieres and people cheer you, but it's not real. And it's totally not my approach to get my name on a club door just because I can.
Wood burns because it has the proper stuff in it; and a man becomes famous because he has the proper stuff in him.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Martyrdom: The only way a man can become famous without ability.
George Bernard Shaw
Before I was famous, when I was just working in Gilbert's Lodge, everything was moving in slow motion.
For me, growing up, the downside of it was that as a kid you don't want to stand out. You don't want to have a famous father let alone get a job because of your famous father, you know? But I'm a product of nepotism. That's how I got my foot in the door, through my dad.
Whenever you're the child of a famous person, you get judged in odd ways because of that.
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.
I've never sat there and plotted out how I was going to become successful or famous.
Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence.
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
What I've learned is that you really don't need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous.
I have a profound empathy for people who are in the public eye, whether they manifest it themselves or whether it happened by accident - it doesn't matter to me. I think there's a great misunderstanding of what it is to be famous.
I thought the more famous I became, the more friendships I would have, but the opposite was true.
To be famous, in fact, one has only to kill one's landlady.
You can get rich or famous by doing the same thing.
I'm doing a new musical on Broadway, which opens in October called 'The Boy from Oz,' where I play Peter Allen. For those of you who don't know, he became first famous in America for marrying Liza Minelli.
The fame thing is interesting because I never wanted to be famous, and I never dreamt I would be famous.
J. K. Rowling
I imagined being a famous writer would be like being like Jane Austen.
J. K. Rowling
The problem is, the more famous you get, the more people see you who didn't choose to.
Louis C. K.
It's interesting because people assume that because I'm famous I know all famous people.
Aristotle was 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.
Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness.
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful, much adulated, very famous and very unhappy.
Among famous traitors of history one might mention the weather.
There's more pressure to be famous for being yourself than if you're being a character.
There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous person's lifestyle that really isn't suited to me.
I think it's useful, as a famous person, to have as little separation between the perception of you and how you really are - because otherwise I'd be sitting here thinking I'm keeping secrets, and wondering when you're going to find out.
Look at Jessica Simpson. She's famous for being dumb. I guess it started with Marylyn Monroe, and she actually wasn't that dumb, but that's how she was perceived - and that's what got popular.
I became famous, I think, really because of the interpretation of other people's songs, way back when, and that's what I enjoy the most. And I'm a lazy bugger.
There is this power that comes with being famous.
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.
I would have been very happy just working from job to job, paying my rent one movie at a time. I never wanted to be this famous. I never imagined this life for myself.
The strangest part about being famous is you don't get to give first impressions anymore. Everyone already has an impression of you before you meet them.
The whole 'American Idol' way of looking at things is the antithesis of what I grew up with. There are a whole lot of kids wanting to be famous now, whereas if I'd even mentioned that word to one of my teachers, I would have got into a whole load of trouble.
Harry Connick, Jr.
And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business.
Did you ever stop to think why cops are always famous for being dumb? Simple. Because they don't have to be anything else.
Know the names of past and current artists who are most famous for playing their instruments.
Marilyn vos Savant
I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is "In 15 minutes everybody will be famous."
The idea of being famous is a lot better than the reality.
Yeah, I love being famous. It's almost like being white, y'know?