If you can't fly then run, if you can't run then walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.— Martin Luther King, Jr.
Off-limits Being Famous quotations
Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.
Never let your memories be greater than your dreams.
When you pay attention to the Quran, you discover that it can only be from Allah. It becomes clearer and clearer to you that it cannot be from a human being. But many people don't perceive the Quran this way because Allah doesn't open its doors to people who do not pay attention.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.
Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.
The more I think of it, the more I realize there are no answers. Life is to be lived.
Your own acts tell the world who you are and what kind of society you think it should be.
Music must never offend the ear, but must please the listener, or, in other words, must never cease to be music.
A lot of times when you keep it real with somebody, you can't expect them to keep it real with you. In this industry people just want to be famous and they forget how to keep it real and they forget to give credit to the people who helped them get to where they at.
If you can't be famous, at least you can be notorious.
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.
When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
The room is there for the human being - not the human being for the room.
The object of art is not to reproduce reality, but to create a reality of the same intensity.
I want to be famous everywhere.
All too willingly man sees himself as the centre of the universe, as something not belonging to the rest of nature but standing apart as a different and higher being. Many people cling to this error and remain deaf to the wisest command ever given by a sage, the famous "Know thyself" inscribed in the temple of Delphi.
We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free.
You might not make it to the top, but if you are doing what you love, there is much more happiness there than being rich or famous.
We are born alone, we live alone, we die alone. Everything in-between is a gift.
If Christianity is valid, why is there so much evil in the world?" To this the famous preacher replied, "With so much soap, why are there so many dirty people in the world? Christianity, like soap, must be personally applied if it is to make a difference in our lives.
I can never read all the books I want;
I can never be all the people I want and live all the lives I want. I can never train myself in all the skills I want. And why do I want? I want to live and feel all the shades, tones and variations of mental and physical experience possible in life. And I am horribly limited.
You know what's the worst? Being a 16 year old girl who loves a famous Singer, not solely for his looks, but because you truly believe he is talented and devoted and you agree deeply with his message. Because no matter how intelligently and fully you can express that, people will assume you're just a silly teenager who thinks a famous guy is cute.
To my mind, a picture should be something pleasant, cheerful, and pretty, yes pretty! There are too many unpleasant things in life as it is without creating still more of them.
The stones themselves are thick with history, and those cats that dash through the alleyways must surely be the ghosts of the famous dead in feline disguise.
I figure if a girl wants to be a legend, she should go ahead and be one.
You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everyone dances with the Grim Reaper.
A friend at school was always being laughed at because his father emptied dustbins for a living. But those who laughed worshipped famous footballers. This is an example of our topsy-turvy view of 'success.' Who would we miss most if they did not work for a month, the footballer or the garbage collector?
They that love beyond the world cannot be separated by it. Death cannot kill what never dies.
Be strong, but not rude; Be kind, but not weak; Be bold, but not bully; Be humble, but not timid; Be prooud, but not arrogant.
Being famous is such a gift for me because small things make people's lives brighter. You just shake somebody's hand. You just smile and write your name and people will talk about it for the rest of their lives.
There's a category for me. I like to be referred to as a good singer of good songs in good taste.
Tis' better to live your own life imperfectly than to imitate someone else's perfectly.
I never wanted to be famous. I only wanted to be great.
I never wanted to be rich or successful or famous. I just wanted to be happy and have fun.
Be everything with so much love in your heart that you would never want to do it any other way.
What I've learned is that you really don't need to be a celebrity or have money or have the paparazzi following you around to be famous.