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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

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

 

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

In a lot of aspects it's cooler that we don't have
a lot of really overly famous people in the band.
- Neil Schon

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I never set out to be rich and famous.
I wanted to follow my own path.
- Matthew Modine

At last, in 1611, was made, under the auspices of King James,
the famous King James version; and this is the great
literary monument of the English language.
- Lafcadio Hearn

Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just
getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence.
- Doug Coupland

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

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

It isn't false modesty when I say this,
but although I am supposed to be a famous person it
doesn't mean anything to me.
I just sit at home and work.
- Gyorgy Legeti

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

It was pretty frightening because as we all know,
when large, famous groups breakup, a lot of the members
don't survive in solo careers.
- Don Henley

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

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

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

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

Thus, after finishing high school, I started with high
expectations and enthusiasm to study chemistry at the
famous Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich.
- Richard Ernst

I've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
- Vince Gill

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

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

I'm not unknown, yet I'm not super famous where I can't go anywhere.
- Justin Guarini

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.
- Alan Bennett

I guess we decided to make a new record 3 years ago
when Nancy was done scoring for Almost Famous.
- Ann Wilson

How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

I actually don't feel famous.
- Anwar Robinson

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

When I was younger, I used to say, One day I'll be famous.
- Katie Price

Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk.
I got sick of it after a hile.
So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices.
- Hedy Lamarr

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.
- Shaquille O'Neal

They saw me, those reckless seekers of beauty,
and in a night I was famous.
- Lillie Langtry

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

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

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

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

I think it's real easy to be famous these days;
it's not real easy to sustain success.
- Jerry Jeff Walker

I'm actually about as famous as a fourth division footballer from the 70s.
- Dylan Moran

I will either be famous or infamous.
- Otto Dix

Slowly but surely, we are acquiring that famous culture of democracy,
which is our objective.
- Paul Biya

There are a lot of good things about being famous but
there are a few not so good things too.
- Sharon Stone

Although I get so much fan mail from Great Britain,
tell me, am I more famous there than Michael Madsen?
- Tom Sizemore

People hate me because I am a multifaceted,
talented, wealthy, internationally famous genius.
- Jerry Lewis

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

Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich,
beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
- Maureen Dowd

I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.
- Ellen Burstyn

I'd definitely rather be rich than famous.
- Radha Mitchell

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
- Andy Warhol

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

It's not my goal to be a famous actor.
- Gavin DeGraw

Save your rejections so that later when you are famous
you can show them to people and laugh.
- Meg Cabot

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

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.
- Wynonna Judd

When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to
be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different.
It was, Oh yeah, I'll get girls and be famous.
- Edward Furlong

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

You can get awful famous in this country in seven days.
- Gary Hart

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

I don't like the idea of famous people.
- Kristin Hersh

Famous remarks are very seldom quoted correctly.
- Simeon Strunsky

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

The first time I went to Johnny Depp's house in LA
is when I realized what I was getting myself into.
I knew he was famous, but I didn't really know what that entailed.
- Kate Moss

I mean he's a very famous director...
they're not going to put their...
and he's very tough, he doesn't like interference at all,
so he kept them at bay.
- Ronald Harwood

We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer.
The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he
seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
- Stephen Malkmus

People seldom become famous for what they say until
after they are famous for what they've done.
- Cullen Hightower

I just want to be rich and famous.
- Ian Hart

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

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

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

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.
- Steve Wozniak

Bruce Lee was very famous.
I watched his movies and he is amazing.
He is a martial arts master, his philosophy,
his movement, both physically and mentally,
were very strong.
- Jet Li


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