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The Best Life Quotes-Twenty Funny Fame Quotes

Updated on January 20, 2011
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John Lennon Famous


It has been said that we  will all have our fifteen minutes of fame. But only the really famous know what it is all about , and how to cope with fame, and what better way than with humour. Here are my favourite funny quotes on fame from some favourite famous people.

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Funny Fame Quotes

You know what I hate most about being a public figure ?The public. Howard Stern.

Stardom:some pigs have it and some don't. Miss Piggy.

Fame hit me like a ton of bricks. Eminem.

Now when I bore people at a party, they think it's their fault. Henry Kissinger.

Everyone wants to be Cary Grant,. Even I want to be Cary Grant. Cary Grant.

You are not famous until my mother has heard of you. Jay Leno.

My reputation is terrible , and that comforts me a lot. Noel Coward.

I awoke one morning and found myself famous. Lord Byron

A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become known, then spends the rest of his life wearing dark glasses to become unknown. Fred Allen.

Fame is being asked to sign your autograph on the back of a cigarette packet. Billy Connolly.

Being famous has it's benefits and fame isn't one of them. Larry Wall.

Fame lost its appeal for me when I went into a public restroom and an autograph seeker handed me a pen and paper under the stall door. Marlo Thomas 

Stardom, I never touch the stuff.  John Lithgow.

Fame comes with its own standard. A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch - unless he's Humphrey Bogart. Sammy Davis, Jr. 

There are pluses and minuses to fame the plus is I am known by everybody.The minus is that I am known by everybody. Jerry Springer.

If I spit ,they will take my spit and frame it as great art!  Pablo Picasso.

I guess I thought I was Elvis Presley but I'll tell ya something. All Elvis did was stand on a stage and play a guitar. He never fell off on that pavement at no 80 mph. Evel Knievel .

Once I walked out of a bathroom stall at O,hare Airport and three women applauded me.That's when I knew:I am famous.  Oprah Winfrey.

A celebrity is any well-known TV or movie star who looks like he spends more than two hours on his hair.  Steve Martin.

It's like having Alzhiemer's disease.You don't know anybody, but they all know you. Tony Curtis.



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      5 years ago

      I like this hub! I'm marking it for a reference, too.

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      7 years ago from England

      Thanks for looking in guys

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      7 years ago

      Now when I bore people at a party, they think it's their fault. Henry Kissinger.

      What a humble remark by a famous statesman!

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      7 years ago

      I love this hub it is great. Thanks for giving me a lift to my day.


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