Favorite Quotations ~† Fame How to Become Famous in Two Weeks or Less

"Everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes." ~ Andy Warhol

Fame, on its best day, is kind of like a friendly wave from a stranger by the side of the road. And when itís not so good, itís like a long walk home, all alone, with nobody in when you get there. ~ Bruce Springsteen

I don't know why it (stardom) happened--but it's kinda nice. Maybe it's because I'm someone off the streets. Maybe people relate to me. ~ Steve McQueen

I want a sandwich named after me. ~ Jon Stewart, Words from the Stars, 2001

Fame is an ego-building but back-breaking state of being which -- rather like love -- is most comfortable in private, and most frightening when its loss is contemplated. ~ Phyllis Battelle

Fame is that which is known to exist by the echo of its footsteps through congenial minds. ~ Anna Jameson

Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole. ~ Vicki Baum

I don't know if I'm addicted to fame; fame is more of an unpleasant circumstance of an addiction to creativity. ~ Kelsey Grammer, Does Anybody Have a Problem with That?, 1997

Not being well-versed in that arena myself, it's a little bit frightening because I'm not very good in those situations with lots of people and lots of famous people and cameras and all of that. It's not my specialty. ~ Johnny Depp, 2/04

I have learned to regard fame as a will-o-wisp. ~ L. Frank Baum

Fame and tranquility can never be bedfellows. ~ Michel de Montaigne

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