“Since I was seventeen I thought I might be a star. I’d think about all my heroes, Charlie Parker, Jimi Hendrix… I had a romantic feeling about how these people became famous.”

— Jean-Michel Basquiat —

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“I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it.”

— Ellen Burstyn —

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

— Bert Campaneris —

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“I never wanted to be famous.”

— Dave Attell —

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“My idea of a good picture is one that’s in focus and of a famous person.”

— Andy Warhol —

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“My goal was not to be famous or rich but to be good at what I did. And that required going to New York and studying and working in the theater.”

— Shirley Knight —

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“I had a very famous trainer tell me once, ‘You can usually train a wild animal but never tame a wild animal, ever.’ They are always going to be wild, no matter what anybody says.”

— Jack Hanna —

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“You know, I’m a television personality. It’s not like I’m a famous hooker or something!”

— Brett Somers —

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“The one thing you’ve got to say about Columbia is that it has courses that are famous. It has alumni who come back and say it was the best thing they ever did.”

— William Scott —

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