Favorite Quotations ~  Fame, 3 Hollywood Reporter Weekly

"I am not a diva. I'm a tadpole trying to be a frog." ~ Toni Braxton, Words from the Stars, 2001

Van Morrison

To do something that will just fly away is kind of special. Every time somebody tell you they love you, that "I love you" flies away, and you wait until the next one. ~ Jeff Buckley

It's still hard for me to understand, what is to me, the morbid fascination with celebrity. I just want to sing, I want to work on my music, I want to make my movies, that's all I want to do. I understand, you know, the interest but I really don't understand the fascination with it. ~ Marc Anthony, 6/8/04

Being famous was extremely disappointing for me. When I became famous, it was a complete drag, and it is still a complete drag. ~ Van Morrison

The fame you earn has a different taste than the fame that is forced upon you. ~ Gloria Vandrbilt, IBD, 1/16/04

People who want to be rich and famous should try rich first because fame is a 24-hour job. ~ Bill Murray

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

My career should adapt to me. Fame is like a VIP pass to wherever you want to go. ~ Leonardo DiCaprio, Words from the Stars, 2001

To be honest with you, I (would) much rather play basketball and not be famous. ~ Kobe Bryant, Honolulu Advertiser, 10/07/03

What I hate is the loss of anonymity. ~ Harrison Ford

I truly believe I may be getting too big for my own good. ~ Eminem, US, 2/9/04

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