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1. "I did become quite well known from 'Four Weddings and a Funeral', and it helped hugely. I wasn't as famous as Hugh Grant, but I certainly began to work."
Author: Anna Chancellor
2. "Sonny and another Hells Angel who was at the meeting thought they were beyond a little patch so they headed down to a local tattoo shop in Oakland and were the first to get the famous One Percent tattoos."
Author: Chuck Zito
3. "Where else could the most famous female dacoit, Phoolan Devi, surrender to police with ten thousand onlookers cheering as she placed her rifle down before a picture of Gandhi? (After serving her prison sentence, the "Bandit Queen of India" was elected to Parliament, only to be gunned down in front of her house in New Delhi before she turned forty."
Author: Deepak Chopra
4. "I did my famous cabbage soup diet, so I was able to do it."
Author: Ellen Burstyn
5. "My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain."
Author: Helmut Newton
6. "A city is like a family portrait - you don't tear it up if you don't like your uncle's nose."
Author: Jaime Lerner
7. "It's really going to happen. I really won't ever go back to school. Not ever. I'll never be famous or leave anything worthwhile behind. I'll never go to college or have a job. I won't see my brother grow up. I won't travel, never earn money, never drive, never fall in love or leave home or get my own house.It's really, really true.A thought stabs up, growing from my toes and ripping through me, until it stifles everything else and becomes the only thing I'm thinking. It fills me up like a silent scream."
Author: Jenny Downham
8. "For years, I've had a hankering for the portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Joseph Duplessis. Franklin is credited with so many inventions: the postal system, lightning rods, the constitution. He was a rock star before there was such a thing."
Author: Jon Bon Jovi
9. "She cracked a sexy smile with a side of condescension. "Jack, I'm not looking to know you."No, she wasn't, unless you counted biblically. She was looking for the guy who indiscriminately dated and bedded famous women. A guy whose life could be reduced to adjectives, most of them unflattering. That guy."
Author: Kate Meader
10. "I'd prefer to go under the radar and just do the acting without being famous for it."
Author: Kelly Reilly
11. "Roots cannot grow into trees if there are no supernatural elements in the soil. Man cannot grow wealthy and famous if he doesn't contribute to either, the good or evil."
Author: Michael Bassey Johnson
12. "...a portrait of a muscular grey-haired man with a grim, almost demented gaze and the sort of moustache that could beat you in an arm-wrestling contest."
Author: Ned Beauman
13. "Than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. A portrait like this would"
Author: Oscar Wilde
14. "I would want to travel the world and write about it. To be a famous writer."
Author: Shantel VanSanten
15. "Madame Vbegins the lessonby reading aloud the first stanzaof a famous French poem:Il pleure dans mon coeurComme il pleut sur la ville;Quelle est cette langueurQui penetre mon coeur?Then she looks upand without any warningshe calls on me to translate it.I swallow hard, and try:"It's raining in my heartlike it's raining in the city.What is this sadness that pierces my heart?"Saying these words out loud,right in front of the whole class,makes me feellike I'm not wearing any clothes."
Author: Sonya Sones
16. "I never feel so utterly fraudulent as when I review a movie whose charms impress all in the world and I simply do not get it. The other variant is that I love something the world disdains. This has had severe career consequences: I am still famous - or notorious - in certain quarters where I am recalled as the man who liked 'Hudson Hawk.'"
Author: Stephen Hunter
17. "It's a fairly accurate portrait of me at eighteen, minus a few quirks like reckless driving and eating binges. It's accurate but it isn't profound."
Author: Susanna Kaysen
18. "It seems a very specific bid: I´ll take Famous Authors for five hundred."
Author: Suzanne Finnamore
19. "Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful - unless one was striving for mediocrity."
Author: William Hurt

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