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«Celebrity-worship and hero-worship should not be confused. Yet we confuse them every day, and by doing so we come dangerously close to depriving ourselves of all real models. We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety.»
«A sign of celebrity is that his name is often worth more than his services»
«Celebrity is death - celebrity - that's the worst thing that can happen to an actor.»
«Being a celebrity is probably the closest to being a beautiful woman as you can get.»
«Celebrity is a mask that eats into the face. As soon as one is aware of being somebody, to be watched and listened to with extra interest, input ceases, and the performer goes blind and deaf in his over animation. One can either see or be seen.»
Author: John Updike
«Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.»
«A celebrity is one who is known by many people he is glad he doesn't know»
«Fame, celebrity - it's not such a big deal in Europe. People seem to understand that you just have a weird job. They're not running after you, trying to carve chunks out of you. It's strange in the states. Most fans here are great, but there's a handful who have seen the movies and feel they know you. They think it's alright to touch you and ask personal questions.»
«A celebrity is one who is known to many persons he is glad he doesn't know.»
«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»