Quotes on Fame, RSS

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    I do the movies just for myself like an institutionalized person who basket-weaves. Busy fingers are happy fingers. I don’t care about the films. I don’t care if they’re flushed down the toilet after I die.

    Woody Allen
     
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    I’m not worried about posterity. If one of my pots is on Antiques Roadshow in 2106, I’m happy for the presenter to say, ‘He used to be quite famous.’

    Grayson Perry
     
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    Fame is like watching someone ride past very fast on a horse. It looks exciting and you think: ‘I want to do that’ but the actual experience can be frightening or a substantial pain in the arse.

    Grayson Perry
     
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    The surprising things about fame came after. I was shocked at how strongly people could get imprinted with one image of you. That you were the guy in the big suit, or whatever.

    David Byrne
     
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    I think fame is kind of vulgar. It’s like having a big car or gold-plated taps in your bathroom. It’s hard not to see it as some sort of character defect, that I colluded with my own notoriety. But, like a vulgar car that you’ve bought and somehow got used to as a mode of transport, I’m certainly not uncomfortable with it.

    Will Self
     

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