People err who think my art comes easily to me. I assure you, dear friend, nobody has devoted so much time and thought to compositions as I. There is not a famous master whose music I have not industriously studied through many times.— Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Most Powerful Friends Famous quotations
A friend is someone who knows the song in your heart, and can sing it back to you when you have forgotten the words.
People will never forget how you made them feel.
Famous people are deceptive. Deep down, they're just regular people. Like Larry King. We've been friends for forty years. He's one of the few guys I know who's really famous. One minute he's talking to the president on his cell phone, and then the next minute he's saying to me, Do you think we ought to give the waiter another dollar?
Intelligent people tend to have less friends than the average person. The smarter you are, the more selevtive you become.
Amongst the friends of Allah (Awliya), the Qur'an is considered as a love letter from Allah, which inevitably is read continuously to remind them of their Beloved.
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?
Tell me how you read and I'll tell you who you are.
Your strongest muscle
Tell me who your enemy is, and I will tell you who you are.
I did not get my Spaghetti-O's, I got spaghetti. I want the press to know this.
Tell me with whom you associate, and I will tell you who you are.
Be with those who bring out the best in you, not the stress in you.
If you lose money you lose much, If you lose friends you lose more, If you lose faith you lose all.
Tell me who you walk with, and I'll tell you who you are.
My good friend, you are a citizen of Athens, a city which is very great and very famous for its wisdom and power - are you not ashamed of caring so much for the making of money and for fame and prestige, when you neither think nor care about wisdom and truth and the improvement of your soul?
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
When I wasn't famous, I had a lot of friends, almost all of them Italian.
The racism only started when I started to play football.
When you are sorrowful, look again.
When you are young and without success, you have only a few friends.
Then, later on, when you are rich and famous, you still have a few... if you are lucky.
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
He who loves 50 people has 50 woes; he who loves no one has no woes.
Writing isn't about making money, getting famous, getting dates, getting laid, or making friends. In the end, it's about enriching the lives of those who will read your work, and enriching your own life, as well. It's about getting up, getting well, and getting over. Getting happy, okay? Getting happy.
I don't walk down the street like, "I'm famous.
" It's still weird to me when people ask for pictures. My close friends from high school keep me grounded - they don't care about what I do. I'm still the same person I was, and I try hard not to change.
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Each departed friend is a magnet that attracts us to the next world.
That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is.
Keep your family and old friends around you.
That's what I had done and that's what saved my life when it came to being famous.
Spend time with those you love. One of these days you will say either: "I wish I had" or "I'm glad I did".
It's really easy to avoid the tabloids.
You just live your life and don't hang out with famous people who are in the tabloids. Don't do anything controversial and be a normal person. Have friends. And get a job and keep working.
Some of the things I've seen a lot of my female-actress friends who are relatively famous receive - I've seen some hideous things. Like some really, really bad things... like, the FBI should be contacted immediately.
I've got three friends that you'd call famous, but I'm sure after 20 years, most of my friends will be famous or work in television, because that's the nature of what your work is. When I was working in an office, most of my friends worked in offices.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Why does anybody want to be famous? You know what's important to me? Having lunch! Pasta! Seeing my friends! Is that so crazy?
Stan Hack has as many friends in baseball as Leo Durocher has enemies
Some people wanted to get rich or famous, but my friends and I wanted to get real. We wanted to get deep. (Also, I suppose, we wanted to get laid.)
A friend to all is a friend to none.
Being famous is uncomfortable because I grew up very simply.
Everything revolved around friends, family, church and sports.
Real friendships among men are so rare that when they occur they are famous.
I lost some of my friends because I got so famous, people who just assumed that I would be different now. I felt like everyone hated me. That is the most unhappy time of my life.
The key is to keep company only with people who uplift you, whose presence calls forth your best.
I'll tell you what a friendship is to me.
Friendship to me is, if my friends need my little finger to live, I'm going to have it cut off. I'm going to the hospital, they cut off my finger, and maybe I have a gold finger instead, and I become famous. But I still give it to my friend.
The cool thing about what I'm doing, I feel, is that with the Internet, I do my Twitter and I have a blog, and I personally answer as many e-mails as I can, and thank people. I'm going to be on House next week, and people are like, "Oh my gosh, Felicia's on House!" And it's almost as if I'm their cousin, or just a friend or a neighbor who did that. Vs. some famous person.
I play Edward G. Robinson [in Trumbo], who was a close friend and a co-worker of Dalton's [Trumbo]. They worked together on at least one or two screenplays. A lot of these stories take famous people and show you who they are behind the scenes, which is kind of fun. One of the things about getting to play Edward G. Robinson was learning who the man was away from his movie-star exterior.
I don't hang out with the Hollywood cool people.
I'm not out trying to make friends with people because they're famous.
I learned that money's not happiness.
The more famous I am and the more money I make, the closer I stay to my family and friends that I've known since junior high school. True happiness to me is the connection with fellow human beings I've known for a long time.