Top 25 Hollywood Celebrity Quotes

“But Dumbledore says he doesn’t care what they do as long as they don’t take him off the Chocolate Frog cards.” J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

“I’d rather be called a boy and play with paper airplanes than be called a man and play with a girl’s heart.” Niall Horan

“What’s the whole point of being pretty on the outside when you’re so ugly on the inside?” Jess C. Scott, I’m Pretty

“I’m obsessively opposed to the typical.” Lady Gaga

“I’ve always been famous, it’s just no one knew it yet.” Lady Gaga

“Heartbreak is a loss. Divorce is a piece of paper.” Taylor Jenkins Reid, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

“When everything gets answered, it’s fake.” Sean Penn

“The downside of my celebrity is that I cannot go anywhere in the world without being recognized. It is not enough for me to wear dark sunglasses and a wig. The wheelchair gives me away.” Stephen Hawking

“It’s better for the whole world to know you, even as a sex star, than never to be known at all.” Marilyn Monroe

“I don’t like to share my personal life… it wouldn’t be personal if I shared it.” George Clooney

“A celebrity is any well-known TV or movie star who looks like he spends more than two hours working on his hair.” Steve Martin

“The image is one thing and the human being is another. It’s very hard to live up to an image, put it that way.” Elvis Presley

“If you truly love film, I think the healthiest thing to do is not read books on the subject. I prefer the glossy film magazines with their big color photos and gossip columns, or the National Enquirer. Such vulgarity is healthy and safe.” Werner Herzog

“We humans are naturally disposed to worship gods and heroes, to build our pantheons and valhallas. I would rather see that impulse directed into the adoration of daft singers, thicko footballers and air-headed screen actors than into the veneration of dogmatic zealots, fanatical preachers, militant politicians and rabid cultural commentators.” Stephen Fry, The Fry Chronicles

“We can’t all be stars because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as I go by.” Sebastian Horsley, Dandy in the Underworld: An Unauthorized Autobiography

“Any actress who appears in public without being well-groomed is digging her own grave.” Joan Crawford

“People who worship only themselves get a slick, polished look — like monuments. Too bad they had to go so soon.” Vanna Bonta, Degrees: Thought Capsules

“A kind of banalization of celebrity has occurred: we are now offered an instant, ready-to-mix fame as nutritious as packet soup.” J.G. Ballard, The Atrocity Exhibition

“Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.” ― Emily Dickinson

“It is so easy at times for a lonely individual to begin fantasizing about what the people outside are saying about him and, in result, irrationally and fearfully, and sometimes angrily, fancy himself a villain.” Criss Jami, Healology

“Fame is not the glory! Virtue is the goal, and fame only a messenger, to bring more to the fold.” Vanna Bonta, Degrees: Thought Capsules

“After millions of years of evolution, we start stupid cults of celebrity and feed the egos of maniacs until they take our money, fuck us in the arse, and then cut our throats. We should be cutting their throats!” Adam Nevill, Last Days

“Remember the great film with Bette Davis, All About Eve? There’s a scene after the scheming Eve steals Margo’s role through trickery & then gets this magnificent review. Margo of course is effing & blinding all over the place. And crying. Her director rushes into her house, puts his arms around her & says, “I ran all the way”. That’s what I want.” Martha Grimes, Dust

“Nothing fortified me, and simple loneliness all but destroyed me, yet I felt swamped by the belief that life must mean something- otherwise why was it there? Why was anything anything?” Morrissey, Autobiography

“…I can’t possibly take time off for a second baby, unless I do, in which case that is nobody’s business and I’ll never regret it for a moment unless it ruins my life.” Tina Fey, Bossypants