Celebrity distorts democracy by giving the rich, beautiful, and famous more authority than they deserve.
Public misbehavior by the famous is a powerful teaching tool.
Martyrdom is the only way a man can become famous without ability.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
How many famous and high-spirited heroes have lived a day too long?
I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous.