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(During a trial in which she was accused of indecency on stage)
Judge: 'Miss West, are you trying to show contempt for this court?'
Mae West: 'On the contrary, your Honor, I was doin' my best to conceal it.'
Mae West
A celebrity is a person who works hard all his life to become well known, then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
Fred Allen
A celebrity is one who is known by many people he is glad he doesn't know
Henry Louis Mencken
A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.
Lord Byron
A man known to us only as a celebrity in politics or in trade, gains largely in our esteem if we discover that he has some intellectual taste or skill
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Celebrity was a long time in coming; it will go away. Everything goes away.
Carol Burnett
Hitch your wagon to a star.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
I can remember Doris Day before she was a virgin.
Oscar Levant
It is a mark of many famous people that they cannot part with their finest hour.
Lillian Hellman
It stirs up envy, fame does. People feel fame gives them some kind of privilege to walk up to you and say anything to you - and it won't hurt your feelings - like it's happening to your clothing.
Marilyn Monroe
Look guys, if you're just going to stare at me, I'm going to bed!
Elvis Presley
Popularity? It is glory's small change
Victor Hugo
The celebrity is a person who is known for his well-knownness.
Daniel J. Boorstin
The nice thing about being a celebrity is that when you bore people, they think it's their fault
Henry Kissinger
The Public is merely a multiplied "me."
Mark Twain
When once a man has made celebrity necessary to his happiness, he has put it in the power of the weakest and most timorous malignity, if not to take away his satisfaction, at least to withhold it. His enemies may indulge their pride by airy negligen
Samuel Johnson
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